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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

Thu 23 Mar 2017

BIDFORD-ON-AVON SENIOR CITIZENS ACTION NETWORK (SCAN)

Thursday 23 March 2017, 10.30am
Jolly Teapot, Church Rooms, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway – past, present and future by Canon David Capron.

Meetings are held bi-monthly at the Jolly Teapot. For further details telephone Marie Darwen on 01789 260108.

Fri 24 Mar 2017

A UNITED KINGDOM (12A)

Friday 24 March 2017, 7.00pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

A Bidford Rural Cinema Project, presented by the Crawford Memorial Hall Committee and Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council.

Tickets just £2.50.

Refreshments sponsored by your local Warner's Budgens. Plenty of parking spaces.

For further information: Call 01789 778653 or 07718 628925

Sat 8 Apr 2017

BIDFORD BOWLING CLUB COFFEE MORNING

Saturday 8 April 2017, 10.00am to 12.00 noon
Bidford Bowling Club (behind Crawford Memorial Hall), Salford Road, B50 4EZ

All welcome.

Sun 9 Apr 2017

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (U)

Sunday 9 April 2017, 11.00am
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

A Bidford Rural Cinema Project, presented by the Crawford Memorial Hall Committee and Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council.

Tickets just £2.50.

Refreshments sponsored by your local Warner's Budgens. Plenty of parking spaces.

For further information: Call 01789 778653 or 07718 628925

Thu 13 Apr 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 13 April 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Art Workshop.

Want some inspiration as to new ways of doing art with your children or just want an excuse to get all arty yourself. Local artist Georgina (who is a WI member) will be along to inspire us with new ways with art. Have no idea what we will be doing but we are assured it will be a very messy fun night!

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Thu 20 Apr 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY OUTING

Thursday 20 April 2017

Spring Outing to Herefordshire. Visiting Hergest Croft Gardens in Kington and Brobury House Gardens in Bredwardine.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Fri 21 Apr 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 April 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Women and Motor Cars by Stephen Laing.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Sat 22 Apr 2017

BIDFORD BOWLING CLUB CHEESE AND WINE EVENING

Saturday 8 April 2017, 7.30pm
Bidford Bowling Club (behind Crawford Memorial Hall), Salford Road, B50 4EZ

All welcome.

Fri 28 Apr 2017

COLLATERAL BEAUTY (12A)

Friday 28 April 2017, 7.00pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

A Bidford Rural Cinema Project, presented by the Crawford Memorial Hall Committee and Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council.

Tickets just £2.50.

Refreshments sponsored by your local Warner's Budgens. Plenty of parking spaces.

For further information: Call 01789 778653 or 07718 628925

Thu 18 May 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 18 May 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Climbers and Wall Shrubs by Duncan Coombs. Plus Raffle.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Fri 19 May 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 May 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Churches of Warwickshire by Tim Bridges.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Thu 25 May 2017

BIDFORD-ON-AVON SENIOR CITIZENS ACTION NETWORK (SCAN)

Thursday 25 May 2017, 10.30am
Jolly Teapot, Church Rooms, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

No Rogue Traders Here – a trusted traders scheme with a difference by Kevin Croke.

Meetings are held bi-monthly at the Jolly Teapot. For further details telephone Marie Darwen on 01789 260108.

Thu 8 Jun 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 8 June 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Wicked Women.

Are these women ‘Sinners or Sinned Against’ it is up to you to decide. But would you want them to be your daughter-in law! Graham Sunderland is going to lay the plot before us and it will be up to you to decide.

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Fri 9 Jun 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 9 June 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Passchendaele 1917 Revisited by Prof Gary Sheffield.

Meetings are usually on the third Friday of the month. We have a varied and fascinating programme of talks from September to June. If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Cost is £4.50 for non-members (free for visitors aged 18 or under). If you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2015. For further details, visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Thu 15 Jun 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY OUTING

Thursday 15 June 2017

Summer Outing to Wiltshire. Visiting Ridley's Cheer in Chippenham and Abbey House in Malmesbury.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Sat 8 Jul 2017

BIDFORD GARDENING SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW

Saturday 8 July 2017

Public viewing from 2.00 to 3.30pm. Free admission.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 13 Jul 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 13 July 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

British Blind Sport.

The work of the charity enables blind and partially sighted perople to have the same opportunites as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. Ian Carr from British Blind Sport will be along to share with us the facinating work of this worthy charity.

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Thu 20 Jul 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 20 July 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Creating the WWT Sensory Garden at Brandon Marsh by Lucy Hartley.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 27 Jul 2017

BIDFORD-ON-AVON SENIOR CITIZENS ACTION NETWORK (SCAN)

Thursday 27 July 2017, 10.30am
Jolly Teapot, Church Rooms, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Silverlinks – housing options for older people by Sarah Vernau.

Meetings are held bi-monthly at the Jolly Teapot. For further details telephone Marie Darwen on 01789 260108.

Thu 17 Aug 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 17 August 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Grow your own Vegetables by Philip Aubrey.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 14 Sep 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 September 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bess of Hardwick.

Bess of Harwick is probably best remembered for two things, having survived four husbands and having build Harwick Hall. Dr Gillian White from the University of Warwick is going to be along to explain how Bess of very humble beginnings became such a very wealthy woman.

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Thu 21 Sep 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 21 September 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Hayloft Plants by Lark Hanham.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 12 Oct 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 12 October 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Hide and Seek.

Peter and Margaret Preece have now produced a new Natural History digital lecture. Hide and Seek covers all aspects of nature i.e. birds, flora, mammals, insects etc., many photographed in the UK but some in Northern Spain. As always this will provide to be a fascinating evening.

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Thu 19 Oct 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 19 October 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Gardens and Gardeners of Ancient Egypt by Linda Farrar.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 16 Nov 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY AGM

Thursday 16 November 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Annual General Meeting plus 'bring and share' supper.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Thu 14 Dec 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 December 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

The story of the hugely huggable history of the Teddy Bear.

Dr Gillian White is back with us again. Tonight Gillain will cover the origin of the ‘Bear’ in the 19th century through Winnie the Pooh to Paddington. As always this will be a very interesting talk by Gillian.

All welcome. If you would like more details please contact Shirley on 01789 773366.

Thu 21 Dec 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 21 December 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Bushes with Berries by Reg Moule. Plus Raffle.

Meetings are held in the Crawford Memorial Hall on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are £3.00 each (including refreshments). For further details, please telephone 01789 268974 or visit www.bidfordgardens.com.

Ongoing Events

Bidford Car Boot Sale

2016 Season: Open every Thursday, weather permitting, from 7 April until mid-October, from 9.00am to 2.00pm

Situated off the Honeybourne Road, Bidford-on-Avon. Charge for stalls £6.00. For information, please contact Mark Smith on 01789 773323.

Irish Dance Class

Irish (Riverdance style) beginners class in Bidford. Every Monday from 4.00 to 5.00pm, starting 3 October 2016, at St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA.

Read more here

Bidford Canoe Club

2016 Season: Starts Friday 6 May 2016 (weather and river levels permitting).

Read more details here

Tae Kwon Do

Every Saturday from 10.00am to 12.00noon at Broom Village Hall.

Every Monday from 6.15 to 7.15pm at the Crawford Memorial Hall.

Cost is £25 per month (some discounts available). Contact Neil Hall on 07517 437 300 or read our Flyer (pdf) for more details.

Tai Chi

Every Thursday, between 11.30am and 12.30pm at the Church Room. Cost is £3 per person.

Goslings Toddler Club

Every Thursday, between 10.00 and 11.30am at the Crawford Memorial Hall. Cost is £2.00 per session, and 25p for any extra children.

Disclaimer

The events shown on this page are not necessarily endorsed by the council or the editor. Neither the council nor the editor can be held responsible for the failure of advertisers to provide services or products as advertised. Every effort has been made to ensure than the contents of this page are correct at the time of publication. The council or editor cannot accept responsibility for errors, omissions and changes to information subsequent to publication.