Most events are suspended during the current crisis: Please use contact details listed below for further information
Lickey Baby & Toddler Group meets on Mon and Thurs mornings 9.30–11.30am, term time only. Have a hot drink while your children play in Lickey Trinity Centre (Parish Hall), Old Birmingham Road.
For more info call Caroline on 07511 660727, email email@example.com or find ‘Lickey Baby & Toddler Group’ on Facebook.
Term-Time Yoga Classes: Mondays 9.30–10.30am, Cofton Hackett Village Hall.
Classes £7.50 each with 4 weeks payable up front. Equipment provided.
Please contact Sarah on 07970 072038 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Tai Chi (Qigong) sessions in Alvechurch Village Hall on Mondays 10–11am (with Steve Taylor) and Fridays 11am–12noon (with Nigel Ryan), both £2.50 per session.
Qigong is an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions. For more details call 07966 069956.
The ‘Crafty Ladies’ craft group meets every Monday morning in Alvechurch Library from 11am–1pm, with knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting etc.
An informal and self running group that uses shared library space. More info on 01905 822722.
Redditch Rotary Club meets Monday lunchtimes at the Abbey Hotel, Hither Green Lane, Redditch, B98 9BE. You would be very welcome to join in.
Want to be involved, hear interesting speakers, and serve your community? Want to know more? Contact Peter Williams on 01527 60277.
Burcot Knit & Natter meets weekly on Mondays from 1–3pm at Burcot Garden Centre, B60 1PW.
Phone Kim Neale on 0121 445 1677, or drop by, for more details.
Cost £3 to include a drink and cake.
Social Tennis takes place at Rubery Community & Leisure Centre, Holywell Lane, Rubery B45 9AD on Mondays from 1–3pm.
The group would welcome a few more players – just turn up or ring Don on 01527 759 318 for further details.
Alvechurch Library’s very popular Crafty Kids group meets next on Nov 11, 3.30–4.30pm. It’s usually on the 3rd Mon each month, for kids aged 7+ who are interested in crafting or learning to sew and knit. Cost 50p!
For more info, pop into the library on Birmingham Road, contact The Hub on 01905 822722, email email@example.com or see Facebook.
Bromsgrove Music Centre (Severn Arts) provides a Wind and Brass Band and a String Ensemble for children in the Bromsgrove/Redditch areas (approx G1-3).
Mondays 6–7pm at St John’s Middle School, Bromsgrove. The first term is free!
The centre also provides individual instrumental lessons from 4.30–7.30pm.
Visit https://www.severnarts.org.uk/bromsgrove-music-centre or call 01905 947300.
The Alvechurch Templars Wargames Club meets most Monday evenings from 6.30pm at the Alvechurch Sports & Social Club.
Visit (or join) the ‘Alvechurch Templars’ Facebook page for details or e-mail Karl Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Netball for all ages and abilities at Alvechurch Middle School. £4 per session.
Back to Netball (16+) for those who haven’t played since school, includes netball skills and gameplay: Mon 7-8pm.
More info from Pauline Knight on 07540 126814 or email@example.com
Facebook: Netball in Alvechurch
Kettlercise Classes at Blackwell Methodist Hall, Greenhill, B60 1BL. Mon 7.15–8.15pm (also Weds 7.30–8.30pm, HIIT class Sat 8.15am).
Kettlebells provided, all welcome. Contact Louise: 07792 229837. Facebook: ‘Kettlercise with Louise: North Bromsgrove’.
Rotary Club of Lickey Hills meets on Monday evenings, 7.15 for 7.30pm, at Hillscourt Conference Centre (NASUWT headquarters) on Rose Hill (B45 8RS).
For details please contact Graham Wiseman on 0121 460 1402.
Alvechurch Community Choir meets at 7.30pm on Mondays, usually in Alvechurch Village Hall though on the 2nd Monday each month they move to a different venue, usually Alvechurch Social Club. They have occasional pub singalongs too.
The choir is an open access singing group; new members of all abilities are welcome. It is part of a charity called Everybody Let’s Sing and is committed to bringing music to a wide community, including a regular choir it runs at The Lawns care home.
The choir sings gospel, folk and popular songs from all ages and loves to perform for local occasions. Find out more about the choir at https://www.lets-sing.co.uk
To ask about booking the choir for an event, or for details of sessions, ring Mary on 0121 445 5957.
Bel Canto Singers… do you enjoy singing bright and lively pieces? Join in with a friendly group of mixed age singers. The music is a good variety (pop, retro, musical and popular classical), and the group’s aim is to produce a quality sound whilst supporting charity and community fund raising.
The singers meet on Mondays, 7.30–9.30pm, at St John The Evangelist Church, Greenlands Ave, Redditch B98 7PZ. The marvellous men would love more tenor and bass voices!
If you enjoy singing, or would like to try something new, the group would love to hear from you. For more info visit https://www.belcantosingers.co.uk or contact Liz Green on 01564 822672.
Bromsgrove Choral Society meets each Monday for rehearsals at 7.30pm in St John’s Middle School (Watt Close, Bromsgrove, B61 7DH).
New members very welcome, please ring Eileen Kirby on 01527 871237.
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.
Lickey Phab Club is a social club where people aged 14 and over, with and without disabilities, can come together each week to have fun! It is affiliated to national charity Phab (Physically Disabled and Able Bodied).
The club meets every Mon from 7.30–9.30pm at The Trinity Centre (Lickey Parish Hall) to have fun, play games, do crafts or just chat – there’s also a tuck shop!
More info from Louise Edgell on 07814 122990 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Mixed touch every Mon 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