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What’s On in and around The Village

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Longbridge Ladies Cycling Club @ 3CJ Cycle Centre
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am

Longbridge Ladies Cycling Club wants lovely new members! Weekly rides, hotel and hostel weekends away, cycle camping adventures, social outings and much much more. Beginners and seasoned cyclists welcome.

Rides take place on Tuesdays and Sundays, usually meeting at 9am at 3CJ Cycle Centre, Longbridge Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2UT.

Call Deb on 07738 982161, email debweston@aol.com or see https://www.longbridgecyclingclub.com

 

Saracen Cycling Club @ The Forest pub
Nov 29 @ 9:30 am

Saracen Cycling Club is seeking new members. Men, ladies, beginners, and regular riders are all welcome.

The long-established club has two runs on Sundays, both with a cafe stop.

The quicker run leaves from The Forest pub in Lickey End at 9.30am (A38 near Bromsgrove) for a ride of 60-70 miles @ approx 17mph.

The slower run leaves Rednal (by the Chinese restaurant at the old tram terminus at the top of Cofton Park) at 9.15am for a ride of 50-60 miles @ approx 15mph.

See https://www.saracenroadclub.com or call Ivor on 0121 453 2287.

Kings Norton Rhinos @ KNRFC
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Kings Norton Rhinos offers contact and non-contact rugby for children from Reception to Year 12. A safe and friendly introduction to rugby – and plenty of outdoor fun and exercise!

Training takes place at KNRFC Ash Lane, Hopwood, on Sundays from 10–11.30am. Contact Steve Washington on 07771 911209 or visit https://www.knrfc.co.uk

NEW Ravens Rugby @ Kings Norton Rugby Club
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am

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. Juniors and “little leaguers” train each Sun from 10.30am.

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

Bromsgrove & Redditch Badminton Club
Nov 29 @ 5:40 pm – 7:40 pm

Bromsgrove & Redditch Badminton Club welcomes players for social and league play. Playing Sunday evenings 5.40 to 7.40pm. Details from Steve Whittaker 07805 051456.

Adult Coached Swim Training @ Bromsgrove Sports and Leisure Centre
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Adult Coached Swim Training every Sunday 6pm–7pm at Bromsgrove Sports and Leisure Centre (School Drive, B60 1AY).

Contact Andrew Cunnell on 0121 445 5210 or email: bits@bratclub.co.uk. All swimmers welcome.

Bingo @ Alvechurch Sports & Social Club
Nov 29 @ 8:30 pm

Bingo every Wednesday and Sunday evening at the Alvechurch Sports & Social Club. First games start at 8.30pm in the lounge.

Non-members welcome, phone 0121 445 2121 for more info.

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Lickey Baby & Toddler Group @ Lickey Trinity Centre (Parish Hall)
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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 caroline_rebecca@hotmail.co.uk or find ‘Lickey Baby & Toddler Group’ on Facebook.

Term-Time Yoga Classes @ Cofton Hackett Village Hall
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 hello@themotorcyclingyogi.co.uk

Men in Sheds @ Unit 1, Metals & Ores Industrial Estate
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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) @ Alvechurch Village Hall
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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.

‘Crafty Ladies’ Craft Group @ Alvechurch Library
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 @ Abbey Hotel
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm

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 @ Burcot Garden Centre
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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 @ Rubery Community & Leisure Centre
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Wind & Brass Band / String Ensemble
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Alvechurch Templars Wargames Club
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm

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 bluenostrils@outlook.com

Back to Netball @ Alvechurch Middle School
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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 pauline.knight@englandnetball.co.uk
Facebook: Netball in Alvechurch

Kettlercise Classes @ Blackwell Methodist Hall
Nov 30 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

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 @ Hillscourt Conference Centre (NASUWT headquarters)
Nov 30 @ 7:15 pm

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.