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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Most events are suspended during the current crisis: Please use contact details listed below for further information

Men in Sheds @ Unit 1, Metals & Ores Industrial Estate
Nov 29 @ 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

‘Crafty Ladies’ Craft Group @ Alvechurch Library
Nov 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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.

Alvechurch Templars Wargames Club
Nov 29 @ 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

Rotary Club of Lickey Hills @ Hillscourt Conference Centre (NASUWT headquarters)
Nov 29 @ 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.

Alvechurch Community Choir @ Alvechurch Village Hall*
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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 @ St John The Evangelist Church
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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 @ St John’s Middle School
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

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.

Lickey Phab Club @ The Trinity Centre (Lickey Parish Hall)
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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 lickeyphabclub@hotmail.com

Barnt Green Choral Society @ St Andrew’s Church Hall
Nov 29 @ 7:45 pm

Barnt Green Choral Society starts rehearsals for the 2018-19 season on Mon Sep 3. It’s a non-audition choral society; new members always welcome.

This season they will perform three concerts; a Christmas Carol concert on Dec 15, the main Spring concert on March 23 (Chilcott’s Jubilate, Rutter’s Gloria, Stanford’s Te Deum and Macmillan’s Ecce Sacerdos Magnus) and a Summer concert on June 15 with the music of Gilbert and Sullivan.

If you are interested in joining, pop along to rehearsals at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green on Mondays at 7.45pm.

More details from Fiona Brown on 0121 445 5513 or https://www.barntgreenchoralsociety.org

Alvechurch Morris Men @ Alvechurch Baptist Church Hall
Nov 29 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Alvechurch Morris Men are on the look out for new dancers and musicians. They practise on Mondays at Alvechurch Baptist Church Hall, 8.30–10pm, followed by a “debrief” at a local hostelry. They dance in local towns and at various local and national events, and perform a world-famous (sort of) mummers play in the village every New Year’s Day.

No ability, fitness or co-ordination required – if you are male, 18+ and prepared to spend more time than is probably good for you in public houses, pop along to meet the group!

Drop in to any practice, contact Steve on 07375 592928 or send an email to alvechurchbagman@gmail.com

Longbridge Ladies Cycling Club @ 3CJ Cycle Centre
Nov 30 @ 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


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

Men in Sheds (Redditch) @ The Old Needle Works
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Men in Sheds (Redditch) is a group for those who have retired or been made redundant and want to spend time with like-minded people.

They meet every Tues and Thurs, 10am–1pm, at The Old Needle Works, Britten Street, Redditch B97 6HD.

Alvechurch Art Group @ Baptist Hall (rear of church)
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Alvechurch Art Group meets at the Baptist Hall (rear of church) every Tues from 1–3.30pm, using all mediums except oil.

All welcome, especially beginners. Friendly tuition. Call Paul on 0121 445 5437 or drop in.

Alvechurch Readers Group
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Alvechurch Readers Group now meets in the library on the last Tuesday of the month from 2pm until 3.30pm. New members always welcome.

Please ring the Hub on 01905 822722 and ask for Alvechurch Library or pop into the library on Birmingham Road.

Catshill Carers Group @ Catshill Methodist Church Centre
Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm

Catshill Carers Group is a group set up specifically to offer one afternoon a month of respite, socialising and occasional speakers to carers in the area. It meets on the last Tues each month in the coffee bar area of Catshill Methodist Church Centre in Golden Cross Lane from 2.30pm for about 1.5 hrs.

All carers welcome, as well as those who used to care for someone who may have passed away or is now in a care facility. Tea and biscuits or cake provided – no charge.

Contact Sheila (0121 445 2813) or Di (0121 445 3595) for details and encouragement.

Rotary Club of North Worcestershire @ Droitwich Golf Club
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm

Rotary Club of North Worcestershire meets on Tues evenings 7 for 7.30pm at Droitwich Golf Club (Westford House, Ford Lane, Droitwich Spa WR9 0BQ).

The group has an interesting programme of speakers and events throughout the year and engages in various projects helping to raise funds for local charities.

New members welcome – more info from David Gilburn on 0121 445 1456.

The Cats Chorus @ The Wheel, Blackwell
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm

The Cats Chorus is described as “a fun choir for people who love to sing but don’t have to be vocally gifted”, and meets on Tuesdays (term-time) at 7.30pm in The Wheel, Blackwell.

They sing hits from the 60s to the present day.

For more info, email sharoncatschorus@yahoo.com