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Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Bidford-on-Avon Parish Council

Upcoming Events

Fri 27 Jan 2017

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (12A)

Friday 27 January 2017, 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 Feb 2017

DOCTOR STRANGE (12A)

Friday 3 February 2017, 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 9 Feb 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 9 February 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bees.

So you want to keep bees, or you want to plant your garden or window box to attract bees. Well this is the night for you, as Mike Rosbourne will be coming along to tell us all how to go about attracting bees to our gardens however small and what small part we can do to keep them safe.

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

Thu 16 Feb 2017

QUIZ AND FISH SUPPER

Thursday 16 February 2017, 7.00pm
Bidford Bowling Club (behind Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon)

Bidford Community Library Quiz and Fish Supper night. Licensed bar. Prizes and raffle.

Teams of four. £6.50pp including fish supper.

To register your team, please contact Bidford Community Library on 01789 773239 or Jim or Louise on 01789 778864.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 16 February 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

British Paradise Gardens: Three gardens developed from scratch by Sybil Stacey. Plus Bring and Buy.

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 Feb 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 February 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Land Girls by Robin Hill.

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 24 Feb 2017

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (12A)

Friday 24 February 2017, 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 Mar 2017

MOANA (PG)

Sunday 5 March 2017, 11.00am
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 9 Mar 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 9 March 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

St John Ambulance.

What would you do if someone was showing signs of a heart attack, what if they were having a stroke or had just twisted their ankle – would you know what to do? Well this is the night for you – Jez from Bidford on Avon St John Ambulance is coming along to give us a demonstration of basic first aid. It might mean the difference between life and death whilst waiting for the emergency services to arrive.

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

Thu 16 Mar 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 16 March 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Sulgrave Manor: Past and Present by Suzanne McNally.

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 Mar 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 17 March 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

The 17th Century Village - Who was in charge? by Deborah Hayter.

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 24 Mar 2017

ALLIED (15)

Friday 24 March 2017, 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 13 Apr 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 13 April 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Art Workshop.

Want some inspiration as to new ways of doing art with your children or just want an excuse to get all arty yourself. Local artist Georgina (who is a WI member) will be along to inspire us with new ways with art. Have no idea what we will be doing but we are assured it will be a very messy fun night!

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

Thu 20 Apr 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY OUTING

Thursday 20 April 2017

Spring Outing to Herefordshire. Visiting Hergest Croft Gardens in Kington and Brobury House Gardens in Bredwardine.

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 Apr 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 21 April 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Women and Motor Cars by Stephen Laing.

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 18 May 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 18 May 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Climbers and Wall Shrubs by Duncan Coombs. 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 19 May 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 19 May 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Churches of Warwickshire by Tim Bridges.

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 Jun 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 8 June 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Wicked Women.

Are these women ‘Sinners or Sinned Against’ it is up to you to decide. But would you want them to be your daughter-in law! Graham Sunderland is going to lay the plot before us and it will be up to you to decide.

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

Fri 9 Jun 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY

Friday 9 June 2017, 7.30pm
St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA

Passchendaele 1917 Revisited by Prof Gary Sheffield.

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 15 Jun 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY OUTING

Thursday 15 June 2017

Summer Outing to Wiltshire. Visiting Ridley's Cheer in Chippenham and Abbey House in Malmesbury.

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.

Sat 8 Jul 2017

BIDFORD GARDENING SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW

Saturday 8 July 2017

Public viewing from 2.00 to 3.30pm. Free admission.

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 13 Jul 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 13 July 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

British Blind Sport.

The work of the charity enables blind and partially sighted perople to have the same opportunites as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. Ian Carr from British Blind Sport will be along to share with us the facinating work of this worthy charity.

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

Thu 20 Jul 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 20 July 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Creating the WWT Sensory Garden at Brandon Marsh by Lucy Hartley.

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 17 Aug 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 17 August 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Grow your own Vegetables by Philip Aubrey.

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 14 Sep 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 September 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Bess of Hardwick.

Bess of Harwick is probably best remembered for two things, having survived four husbands and having build Harwick Hall. Dr Gillian White from the University of Warwick is going to be along to explain how Bess of very humble beginnings became such a very wealthy woman.

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

Thu 21 Sep 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 21 September 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Hayloft Plants by Lark Hanham.

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 12 Oct 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 12 October 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

Hide and Seek.

Peter and Margaret Preece have now produced a new Natural History digital lecture. Hide and Seek covers all aspects of nature i.e. birds, flora, mammals, insects etc., many photographed in the UK but some in Northern Spain. As always this will provide to be a fascinating evening.

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

Thu 19 Oct 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 19 October 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Gardens and Gardeners of Ancient Egypt by Linda Farrar.

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 16 Nov 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY AGM

Thursday 16 November 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Annual General Meeting plus 'bring and share' supper.

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 14 Dec 2017

BIDFORD ON AVON WI

Thursday 14 December 2017, 7.30 for 7.45pm
Bidford Methodist Church, Chapel Close, Bidford-on-Avon

The story of the hugely huggable history of the Teddy Bear.

Dr Gillian White is back with us again. Tonight Gillain will cover the origin of the ‘Bear’ in the 19th century through Winnie the Pooh to Paddington. As always this will be a very interesting talk by Gillian.

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

Thu 21 Dec 2017

BIDFORD AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY

Thursday 21 December 2017, 7.45pm
Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ

Bushes with Berries by Reg Moule. 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.

Irish Dance Class

Irish (Riverdance style) beginners class in Bidford. Every Monday from 4.00 to 5.00pm, starting 3 October 2016, at St Laurence Church Hall, Church Street, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA.

Read more here

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.