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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

July/August 2015

'RECORD BREAKERS' SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT BIDFORD LIBRARY

Come and join us at Bidford Library for the Summer Reading Challenge 2015. All sessions run from 10.30am to 12.00 noon.

Sat 29 August - Record Breakers
Break a record by taking up our challenges.

Some sessions may have limited numbers. Some activities will have age limitations. Each session will cost £3.00 per child and will include refreshments. A smart phone or tablet may be needed to take part in the Stop-Motion group.

Fri 4 Sep 2015

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (12A)

Friday 4 September 2015, 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 8 Sep 2015

ALCESTER AND BIDFORD COMMUNITY FORUM

Tuesday 8 September 2015, 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 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.

Thu 10 Sep 2015

BIDFORD-ON-AVON WI

Thursday 10 September 2015, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Gillian Crisp will be speaking to us tonight about the ACWW ‘Associated Country Women of the World’. Gillian will be telling us all about the village Bidford WI supported during 2014.

Visitors are most welcome. For further details, please telephone Shirley 01789 773366.

Fri 18 Sep 2015

A ROYAL NIGHT OUT (12A)

Friday 18 September 2015, 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 18 Sep 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 18 September 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The True History of Maria Home, Housekeeper to the Earls of Warwick by Dr Sylvia Pinches.

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 19 Sep 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW

Saturday 19 September 2015, from 2.00pm

Public viewing from 2.00pm. Refreshments. Admission free.

Fri 2 Oct 2015

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (15)

Friday 2 October 2015, 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 10 Oct 2015

BIDFORD-ON-AVON WI

Thursday 10 October 2015, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Tonight Peter Preece Wildlife Photographer will be entertaining us with ‘Every Picture tells a Story Part 2'. Peter is now retired and spend a lot of time travelling around the UK and Europe photographing everything he finds, from insects to animals.

Visitors are most welcome. For further details, please telephone Shirley 01789 773366.

Thu 15 Oct 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 15 October 2015, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Gardens in Trust by Dr Murray Mylechreest.

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 16 Oct 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

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

Matthew Boulton and The Soho Mint by Dr Sue Tungate.

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.

Fri 23 Oct 2015

JURASSIC WORLD (12A)

Friday 23 October 2015, 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 12 Nov 2015

BIDFORD-ON-AVON WI

Thursday 12 November 2015, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

It’s our Annual Meeting tonight – we are holding it as a ‘bring a pud’ night – so there will be lots of great puddings to taste! Please come along and find out what we have planned for next year and to hear your suggestions for meetings / outings 2016 and beyond.

Visitors are most welcome. For further details, please telephone Shirley 01789 773366.

Thu 19 Nov 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY AGM

Thursday 19 November 2015, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Annual General Meeting with 'Bring a Plate' supper.

Fri 20 Nov 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

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

Pigeons in War by Stuart Wardrop.

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.

Fri 27 Nov 2015

MINIONS (U)

Friday 27 November 2015, 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 10 December 2015

BIDFORD-ON-AVON WI

Thursday 12 March 2015, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Georgia Jocobs will be along this evening to speak to us about ‘Textile Art’.

Visitors are most welcome. For further details, please telephone Shirley 01789 773366.

Thu 17 Dec 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 17 December 2015, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

A plant grower's view of Fiji and Samoa by Roger Umpleby, 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 18 Dec 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 18 December 2015, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

A Victorian Christmas. From Time to Time.

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.

Fri 15 Jan 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 15 January 2016, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Scandalous Olive Wilmott by Miles Macnair.

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.

Fri 19 Feb 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

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

Bletchley and the Women Spies of World War II by Hugh Davies.

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.

Fri 18 Mar 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 18 March 2016, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Zulu War: Rorkes Drift by Bill Cainan.

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.

Fri 15 Apr 2015

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 15 April 2016, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Easter Rising, 1916 by Bob Marshall.

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.

Fri 20 May 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 20 May 2016, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

What we Bought: A Journey through the 20th Century based on Kay’s Catalogues by Bernard Mills.

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.

Fri 17 Jun 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 June 2016, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The Battles of the Somme by Dr Spencer Jones.

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.

Ongoing Events

Bidford Car Boot Sale

2015 Season: Open every Thursday, weather permitting, from 2 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.

Bidford Canoe Club

2015 Season: Starts Friday 8 May 2015 (weather and river levels permitting).

Read more details here

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.