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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

Fri 29 Jul 2016

MAD SCIENCE

Friday 29 July 2016
Bidford Community Library, Bramley Way, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4QG

First session 10.30 to 11.30am
Second session 11.45am to 12.45pm

£3.50 per child. Refreshments included. Book now in the Library.

Sun 31 Jul 2016

BIDFORD ANNUAL DUCK RACE

Sunday 31 July 2016, 3.00pm
The Big Meadow, Bidford-on-Avon

The Annual Duck Race, organized by Bidford Christmas Lights

Please come along to this quacking fun event, and help raise funds to maintain the village Christmas Lights. Look out for ducks that will soon be on sale at local shops and by committee members.

Prizes: 1st = £150, 2nd = £100, 3rd = £75, 4th = £75.

The race is kindly sponsored by Astwood Designs, Littleton Auctions, Billy Shears and Peter Dickenson. With grateful thanks as always to Bidford Canoe Club.

Sat 6 Aug 2016

SUMMER FETE

Saturday 6 August 2016, 1.30 to 4.00pm
HFT Day Opportunities Centre, 7 Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon

Everyone welcome to this fundraising event. Free entry.

Stalls include raffle, tombola, games, lucky dip, bric-a-brac, food including cake stall, tea and coffee. Music and much more.

Free car parking at The Barn for this event. Hope to see you there!

Fri 12 Aug 2016

OUTDOOR CINEMA: GREASE (PG)

Friday 12 August 2016, 7.30pm
The Big Meadow, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford's first outdoor cinema event, presents Grease.

Gates open 7.30pm. Film starts at dusk. Bring your own picnic blanket and refreshments. Bar available.

£10 per ticket. Available from Bidford Hardware and The Frog.

Thu 18 Aug 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 18 August 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Phenomenal Plants by Jeff Soulsby.

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 8 Sep 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 8 September 2016, 7.30pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford on Avon WI would like to invite you to come along and join us for an evening with Susan Drage.

Susan Drage – Recycling with a difference! Stuff we put in the bin Susan has the ability to turn it into something rather special.

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

Thu 15 Sep 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY AUTUMN OUTING

Thursday 15 September 2016, 7.45pm
Trentham Gardens, Stoke and Dorothy Clive Gardens, Shropshire

Thu 13 Oct 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 13 October 2016, 7.30pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford on Avon WI would like to invite you to come along and join us for an evening with Alan Godfrey.

Alan Godfrey – Postman’s Knock – a history of the post in Warwickshire. This will be a fascinating talk on how the post started in our area and how it has developed over the years.

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

Thu 20 Oct 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 20 October 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Bulbs for the Unusual by Ross Barbour.

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 Oct 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 October 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.

Thu 10 Nov 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 10 November 2016, 7.30pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford on Avon WI would like to invite you to come along and join us for our Annual General Meeting.

This will be followed “Tasting Night” of our favourite starters. Bring along your favourite starter and share and enjoy.

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

Thu 17 Nov 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY AGM

Thursday 17 December 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

With 'bring a plate' supper.

Fri 18 Nov 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

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

Bess of Hardwick by Dr Gillian White.

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 8 Dec 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 8 December 2016, 7.30pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford on Avon WI would like to invite you to come along and join us for an evening with Brother William.

Brother William a monk from Bordsley Abbey (Big Dave) – who will come dressed as Brother William from Borsley Abbey in Redditch and tell us all about the work of the Abbey.

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

Thu 15 Dec 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 15 December 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

New Place Gardens, Stratford by Scott Boyden, 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.

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

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