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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

Thu 9 Jun 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 9 June 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 Ron Ball.

Ron Ball our Warwickshire Police Commissioner will be along to explain the workings of his office and what his responsibilities and aims are.

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

Fri 10 Jun 2016

EDDIE THE EAGLE (PG)

Friday 10 June 2016, 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 12 Jun 2016

5K VILLAGE SERIES 2016 (5km Race)

Sunday 12 June 2016, 11.00am
The Big Meadow, Bidford-on-Avon

The race route boasts great views, is considered flat and follows the River Avon. Approx 5.3k trail run supporting Footsteps for Lewis Fund (external link).

Read more about the race, including how to sign up and raise sponsorship, or volunteer to help on the day, head to the Entry Central Survival Running web page (external link).

There will be stalls, raffle, bouncy castle and fun for everyone

Sun 12 Jun 2016

THE QUEEN'S 90TH BIRTHDAY STREET PARTY

Sunday 12 June 2016, 2.00pm
Lower High Street, Bidford-on-Avon

Cream teas. Pig roast. BBQ. Grand draw. Champagne and Pimms Bar. Bouncy castle. Fancy dress competition - 90 years through the ages. Best 90th birthday cake competition. Fresh strawberries and cream with traditional lemonade stall.

Live music. Tombola. Face painting. Tea and cake. Soft play area. Queen's portrait competition. Glitter tattoos.

FREE ADMISSION

Thu 16 Jun 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 16 June 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Ground Cover Plants that Really Work by Frank Hardy, 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 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.

Sat 18 Jun 2016

QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AND BELL BOAT REGATTA

Saturday 18 June 2016, from 12.00 noon
The Big Meadow, Bidford-on-Avon

Open to all - schools, businesses, clubs, pub teams, friends and family, youth clubs, church groups, etc.

Enjoy a 'get together' with all the community.

Entry Forms from Andy Train: atrain1@btinternet.com, 01386 860951 or 07722 125350.

Fri 24 Jun 2016

HAIL, CAESAR! (12A)

Friday 24 June 2016, 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 25 Jun 2016

BIDFORD COMMUNITY CHOIR CONCERT: THE RHYTHM OF SUMMER

Saturday 25 June 2016, 7.30pm
The Barn, Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4JN

Admission £7.50. Under 16s free.

Fri 1 Jul 2016

ZOOTROPOLIS (PG)

Friday 1 July 2016, 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 7 Jul 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY EVENING OUTING

Thursday 7 July 2016, 7.45pm
Rob and Diane Cole’s Nursery, Meadow Farm, Feckenham

Thu 14 Jul 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 July 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 Eugene and Margaret Schellenberg.

Eugene and Margaret Schellenberg will be along to show us the workings of the Ifakara Bakery in Africa and how they became involved.

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

Sun 17 Jul 2016

BIDFORD HISTORY SOCIETY OUTING TO BLETCHLEY PARK

Sunday 17 July 2016, 10.00am

Outing to Bletchley Park, the centre of British code breaking during WWII. Cost £25 per person. A few places are left open to non-members. For more information please phone 07821 920367.

Thu 21 Jul 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 21 July 2016, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

A Gardener's Year by Helen Picton.

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 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 2015, 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

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.