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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

Mon 15 Feb 2016

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN STEERING GROUP MEETING

Monday 15 February 2016, 7.00pm
Parish Council Meeting Rooms, Bramley Way, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4QG

The Local Community is invited to attend this Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting.

Thu 18 Feb 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

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

A Warwickshire Wood by Frances Freeman. Plus bring and buy sale.

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 Feb 2016

FLOOD AWARENESS DAY: DROP-IN SESSION

Friday 19 February 2015, 3.00 to 7.00pm
Parish Council Meeting Rooms, Bramley Way, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4QG

Bidford-on-Avon Flood Action Group invite you to drop in to discuss your concerns.

Fri 19 Feb 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 February 2016, 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 4 Mar 2016

THE GOOD DINOSAUR (PG)

Friday 4 March 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

Tue 8 Mar 2016

ALCESTER AND BIDFORD COMMUNITY FORUM

Tuesday 8 March 2016, 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.

Main topic: Bidford Bridge - come and have your say on possible steps to minimise future damage.

Thu 10 Mar 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 10 March 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 Jean Cholerton.

The talk is entitled 'Our Wildlife haven on the Old Railway, Cranhill'. We will also be celebrating 85 years of WI in Bidford.

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

Thu 17 Mar 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

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

Growing Plants for Scent by Rachel Salisbury.

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 Mar 2016

THE LADY IN THE VAN (12A)

Friday 18 March 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

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

A Civil War Tailor and an Educational Bequest by Dr Stephen Roberts.

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.

Wed 23 Mar 2016

BIDFORD GARDENING SOCIETY INTER-CLUB HORTICULTURAL QUIZ

Wednesday 23 March 2016, 7.30pm
King George’s Hall, Mickleton

Sat 9 Apr 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW

Saturday 9 April 2016
Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford-on-Avon

Thu 14 Apr 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 April 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 Dr Gillian White.

Tonight we will be learning all about the Great fire of Warwick and the impact it had on the local community.

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

Fri 15 Apr 2016

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.

Mon 25 Apr 2016

COACH TRIP - LAND OF LOST CONTENT AND STOKESEY CASTLE

Monday 25 April 2016, 9.00am
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

The trip is being arranged by Bidford on Avon WI – all are most welcome. For further details or to book your place please contact Pam Smith on 01789 778341. Places secured on a first come first served basis. Bookings must be made by 31 March 2016.

Cost £25 excluding lunch.

Thu 12 May 2016

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 12 May 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 Anthea Dobson.

Anthea will be showing up photos of her trips to New Zealand. Tonight is also Resolution Night – we will hear all about the resolution that will be going to National Federation which the WI will be campaigning on in 2016.

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

Thu 19 May 2016

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY SPRING OUTING

Thursday 19 May 2016
Little Malvern Court, Perrycroft Gardens, Malvern

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.

Thu 9 June 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.

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.

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 July 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.

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

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.

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