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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

July/August 2014

SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT BIDFORD LIBRARY

Explore the Mythical Maze at Bidford Library this summer. Meet some weird and wonderful creatures from myths and legends along the way. Lots of stories and fun based around Mythical Creatures!

All sessions will run from 10.30am to 11.45am. Although booking isn't essential, places are limited and it is best to book to avoid disappointment on the day.

Mon 21 July - Thunderbird
Help to make a Totem-pole based on the legendary native American creature the Thunderbird. Cost £2 per child - Max places 22.

Tue 29 July - Dragons, Mermaids and Unicorns
Create a magical world where Dragons, Mermaids and Unicorns live. Cost £2 per child - Max places 22.

Fri 8 August - Gruffalo & Friends and Minotaur's Maze
Young children will make their own puppets and masks based on the story of 'The Gruffalo' whilst the older children will create the Minotaur's Maze. Cost £2 per child - Max places 22.

Tue 12 August - My Mythical Creature
Create you own mythical creature and adventure story. Cost £2 per child - Max places 22.

Mon 18 August - Meet a 'Mythical' Creature
Today come and see and handle some real animals and find out how they could become mythical. Cost £3 per child - Max places 30.

Fri 29 August - Amazing Characters
Chance to come along in disguise dressed-up as a Mythical Character or wearing a mask. Or make your own mask after you get here. Cost £2 per child - Max places 22.

Sun 31 Aug 2014

BIDFORD ANNUAL DUCK RACE

Sunday 31 August 2014, 3.00pm
The Big Meadow, Bidford-on-Avon.

The Annual Duck Race, organized by Bidford Christmas Lights

Please come along to this quacking event, and help raise funds to maintain the village Christmas Lights.

The race is kindly sponsored by Astwood Designs, Bidford. With grateful thanks as always to Bidford Canoe Club.

Thu 4/Fri 5 Sep 2014

POLICE ACTION FRAUD ROADSHOW

Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford, CV37 6QW.

Find out what type of scams and tricks are used by criminals in the real and virtual worlds. Discover how to spot a hoax, and how to protect yourself and your business online. Find out what to do if you become a victim of cyber crime.

Supported by Warwickshire and West Mercia Police, experts will be available with the latest advice and information at the Roadshow.

  • Evening Session for businesses - Thu 4 September 2014, 6.00 to 8.00pm.
  • Day Event for the public - Fri 5 September 2014, 9.00am to 2.00pm.

To book your place in advance, please contact Jan Horton by email on jan.horton@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk and please make Action Fraud Roadshow the subject of your email.

Fri 5 Sep 2014

THE LOVE PUNCH (12A)

Friday 5 September 2014, 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

Tue 16 Sep 2014

ALCESTER AND BIDFORD COMMUNITY FORUM

Tuesday 16 September 2014, 6.30 for 7.00pm
Parish Council Meeting Room, Bidford Primary School, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4QG.

Community Forums give YOU the opportunity to raise issues of local concern and are a way of ensuring you are kept up to date with what is happening in YOUR community. The Parish Council would urge residents to avail themselves of this unique opportunity.

Come along if you live or work in the parishes of: Great Alne, Aston Cantlow, Kinwarton, Alcester, Haselor, Billesley, Old Stratford and Drayton, Arrow with Weethley, Exhall, Wixford, Binton, Temple Grafton, Luddington, Salford Priors, Bidford-on-Avon, Welford-on-Avon, Clifford Chambers and Milcote, Weston-on-Avon, Dorsington, Wilmcote.

Free community transport is available.

Come along from 6.30pm to chat informally to representatives from your local policing team, Parish, Town, District and County Councillors, together with representatives from community and voluntary organisations. Community Forum starts at 7.00pm - come and have your say.

Fri 19 Sep 2014

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 September 2014, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Heroine of Flanders: The War Letters of Lady Dorothie Feilding 1914-1917 presented by Christine Cluley.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 26 Sep 2014

MALEFICENT (PG)

Friday 26 September 2014, 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

Fri 3 Oct 2014

CHEF (15)

Friday 3 October 2014, 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

Sun 5 Oct 2014

ENGLISH SERENATA PRESENTS 'A SHAKESPEARE GARLAND FOR JEFFERY DENCH'

Sunday 5 October 2014, 7.30pm
The Barn, Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4JN.

What better programme to celebrate the life of English Serenata’s much loved patron Jeffery Dench than A Shakespeare Garland, which features music from 400 years of Shakespeare productions in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Fri 17 Oct 2014

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 October 2014, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Accidental Death and Everyday Life in 16th Century Warwickshire by Dr Steven Gunn.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 31 Oct 2014

SAVING SANTA (U)

Friday 31 October 2014, 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

Fri 7 Nov 2014

BOYHOOD (15)

Friday 7 November 2014, 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

Fri 21 Nov 2014

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 November 2014, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon.

'The Story of the Dancer' - The 1914 Christmas Truce. The Adderbury Village Morris Men.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 12 Dec 2014

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 12 December 2014, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Glad Tidings: a History of the Christmas Card by Steph Mastoris.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 16 Jan 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 16 January 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Shazam Show: A Nostalgic Look at the Old Picture Palaces by Rob Hemming.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 20 Feb 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 20 February 2015, 7.30pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon.

Greyfriars, Leicester and the Search for Richard III by Richard Buckley OBE.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 20 Mar 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 20 March 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Knowing your Longitude and Latitude in 18th Century Britain by Katy Barrett.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 17 Apr 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 April 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

We shall Remember Them - Bidford's First World War Soldiers by Bob Marshall.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 15 May 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 15 May 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Puritan Culture Wars: Reformers and Resisters in Cromwell's England by Prof. Bernard Capp.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Fri 19 Jun 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 June 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Battle of Evesham: Why we should remember it by Tim Porter.

If you would like to join us, visitors are most welcome. Free refreshments are always served after our talks. Our charge is £4.50 each visit for non-members. Admission is free for visitors aged 18 or under. Alternatively, if you would like to become a member, our annual subscription rate is £17.00 from September 2014. For further details, please contact Lisa Lear on 01789 773391 or visit www.bidfordhistory.org.uk.

Sun 19 Jul 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Sunday 19 July 2015

Visit to Highclere Castle of 'Downton Abbey' fame.

Ongoing Events

Bidford Car Boot Sale

2014 Season: Open every Thursday, weather permitting, from 3 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.

Tae Kwon Do

Every Saturday from 10.00am to 12.00noon.

Broom Village Hall, High Street, Broom.

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

Group Dancing

Every fourth Friday in the month, between 10.30am and 1.00pm at the Crawford Memorial Hall. Cost is £5 per session.

Read more details here

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.