Most events are suspended during the current crisis: Please use contact details listed below for further information
Bodytone Barnt Green at the Scout and Guide Hut, Blackwell Road. Every Wednesday (term-time only) 9-10am.
Challenging and easier options to suit all levels of fitness. Contact Fran on 07557 902269.
Hopwood Ladies Cycling Club meets at Hopwood Playing Field on Tuesdays at 11.30am and Wednesdays at 9.30am.
For more information, visit https://www.hopwoodladiescyclingclub.co.uk or phone Sheila Evans on 07779 530017.
One Fit Mama: Mother & Baby Wednesdays, 9.45am at Rowney Green Village Hall.
Like us on Facebook: One Fit Mama Alvechurch, Barnt Green & Wythall.
Blackwell Baby & Toddler Group runs from 10–11.30am every Weds (term-time only) at Blackwell Methodist Church Hall, Greenhill, Blackwell B60 1BL.
Small group run by local mums, all welcome. Great chance to meet local families and for your child to make new friends.
Any questions please call Carrie on 07985 539983 or find the group on Facebook.
Men in Sheds is a group for those who have retired or been made redundant and want to spend time with like-minded people.
The Bromsgrove group meets Mon–Thurs, 10am–2pm at Unit 1, Metals & Ores Industrial Estate, Stoke Prior B60 4JZ.
More info at https://www.ageuk.org.uk
Tiny Church Lickey: babies, toddlers and carers meet in Holy Trinity Church, Lickey, on Weds from 11.15am–12.45pm during term times.
Games, toys, snacks and stories, with a time to meet together with God.
Just pop along or contact email@example.com
Singing to Beat, the group for people with dementia, Parkinson’s, MS and other neuro conditions (plus carers, friends and relatives) is now at the Longbridge Retirement Village (B45 8TD) every Weds from 11.30am–1pm.
Cost £3.50 for those from outside the village – all welcome. No previous experience necessary. More info from Ruth on 0121 453 6952.
Catshill Toddlers Club meets at the Methodist Church, Golden Cross Lane, Catshill every Weds 1–3pm (except school hols).
£1.50 per child (£1 for additional siblings; under 9 months free) includes drink and biscuit for you and your toddler, plus action toys, craft table, book corner, noisy instruments, and kicking footballs, learning to catch and having fun with hoops – all in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
For more information contact Sheila on 0121 445 2813 or drop in. You will be very welcome.
Barnt Green Duplicate Bridge Club meets at St Andrew’s Church Hall each Weds afternoon at 1.30pm and would like new members – contact Liz on 0121 445 0704.
Tai Chi: would you like to make a positive change in 2018, help to relax, have a new interest and exercise? Classes at Finstall Village Hall, Wednesdays 2pm.
Netball for all ages and abilities at Alvechurch Middle School. £4 per session.
Walking Netball for those who are less mobile but still want to enjoy netball at a slowed-down pace: Weds 6.30–7.30pm.
More info from Pauline Knight on 07540 126814 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Netball in Alvechurch
Alvechurch Night Knitters meet every Weds at 7pm in The Weighbridge pub.
There is a real mix of ages and abilities, so there is usually someone on hand to provide support when needed.
If interested please contact Jennifer Slater on 07811 129473, or join the Facebook page Alvechurch Night Knitters.
A Whist Drive takes place every Weds from 7.15–9.30pm at Buckley’s Green Community Centre, Alvechurch (B48 7NG). The friendly group welcomes new members. £2 entry, includes raffle ticket and prizes.
More info from Don on 07980 204966, or just turn up!
Alpha course at Barnt Green Baptist Church – explore life, faith and meaning.
Weds evenings at 7.30pm, starting Sep 26. Register at email@example.com or see https://www.bgb.org.uk
Alpha course – you’re invited to #tryalpha, explore life, faith and meaning.
Weds evenings starting Sep 25, 7.30pm @ St Andrew’s Church, Barnt Green.
Register your interest at https://www.bgb.org.uk/alpha
Bromsgrove Board Gamers is a friendly group which meets at 7.30pm each Weds at the Ladybird Inn, Aston Fields.
More info on Facebook ‘Bromsgrove Board Gamers’.
Calling all ROCKSTARS! Make some noise in the cardio jam session that is POUND!
Every Wednesday 7.30–8.15pm at Crown Meadow School, Alvechurch.
Contact Leesh Waldron: 07531 625939. Booking required!
Kettlercise Classes at Blackwell Methodist Hall, Greenhill, B60 1BL. Weds 7.30–8.30pm (also Mon 7.15–8.15pm, HIIT class Sat 8.15am).
Kettlebells provided, all welcome. Contact Louise: 07792 229837. Facebook: ‘Kettlercise with Louise: North Bromsgrove’.
Lee-Ann’s Fitness Classes: Zumba Fitness on Mondays 7.30pm (£4) and Cardio Aerobics on Wednesdays 7.30pm, both at Alvechurch Middle School.
Contact Lee-Ann on 07888 841034.
NEW Ravens (North East Worcestershire Ravens Rugby League Club) play at Kings Norton Rugby Club, Hopwood Park, Ash Lane, Hopwood.
Playing opportunities for men’s open age, juniors, women and girls. Open age training every Weds from 7.30pm.
Masters RL is played for over-35s, with modified rules to suit different age cohorts, shown by different coloured shorts.
New players always welcome, regardless of experience, as are any supporters to this family-orientated club.
Further details at https://www.newravens.net