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What’s on & Regular Dates

What’s on – 2nd January 2020 Edition

February

Friday 14th

11.45am-1.45pm: Free Valentine’s Day lunch with Melksham Community Meals at Spencer Sports and Social Club. 

7.30pm: Melksham Music and Drama’s opening night of ‘Camelot the Panto’. Adults £9, concessions £6. 

8pm: Singles Night at The Pilot, Bowerhill. Games for free drinks and speed dating. 

Monday 17th

1.30pm: Melksham Seniors’ monthly film at The Assembly Hall, this month showing ‘Downton Abbey: The Movie’. Doors open at 1.30pm. 

Tuesday 18th

2pm: Melksham Flower Arrangement Society meeting at Spencer Sports & Social Club, Beanacre Road, with Alwyn Page and her demo ‘Celebrate the Season’. Visitors £5 per visit. Refreshments, sales table, and raffle.

Wednesday 19th

10am-4pm: Sports and Inflatables at Melksham Assembly Hall. Free – tuck shop available. 

Thursday 20th

12.30pm: Lunchtime recital at The Rachel Fowler Centre with folk group ‘Curlew’s Cry’. Free concert. 

7pm: Seend Fawlty Players opening night of their 41st panto ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ at Seend Community Centre. 

7.30pm: Melksham & District Historical Association meeting at Assembly Hall with talk on ‘Milling, rag & paper production & brewing in the Bybrook Valley’ by speaker Mike Stone. Visitors £3.

Friday 21st

7.30pm: Tribute band ‘California Dreamin’ at The Assembly Hall featuring songs from The Mamas and Papas. Tickets £23.50. 

Saturday 22nd

8.30pm: Popular local band ‘The Raindrops’ at Melksham Conservative Club. £3pp entry.

9pm: The Aliki Edwards band perform live at The Pilot, Bowerhill. 

Sunday 23rd

5pm-7pm: The Elton John Experience at The White Hart, Atworth. 

Regular Dates

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THURSDAYS

10.45am-11.30am: Tots Praise every Thursday at Queensway Hall. Stories & singing for children 0-4 years. Refreshments & craft. Then lunch until 1pm (bring your own)! Call 07788 744829.

5:30pm-7pm: Melksham Computer Club @ Melksham Library Run by Wiltshire Online – get one to one support with using the internet, setting up e-mails and using an e-mail account.

7pm-8pm: Melksham Wado Karate Club – new members – age 6 upwards including adults. The Manor School, Ruskin SIte. Lowbourne. First lesson free. Tony Stannard 01225 344825.

7:30pm to approx 10pm: The British Cactus and Succulent Society (Wiltshire Branch)

FRIDAYS

10.30am: The St Michael’s Little Cherubs (parent/ guardian and baby/toddler group) meet at St. Michael’s Church Room in Canon Square, every friday of term time. Feel welcome to join us, fellowship for parents, fun for children.

10.30am-1pm: West Wilts Credit Union collection point is open in Melksham library. Pop in for a cup of tea/coffee & a chat about your financial situation. Further information on 01225 704907.

1pm: Busy Bees Patchwork and Quilting meet fortnightly at Bowerhill Village Hall Cost £2.50 includes refreshments. Beginners welcome. Further details, contact Marilyn Mills on 708600.

1pm-4pm: Craft Chat & Coffee meets fortnightly at Bowerhill Village Hall. £2, which includes refreshments. Each person should bring along some craft of any kind i.e. knitting, sewing, quilting, lace-making, beading, etc., etc. To find out more, contact Jenny on 01225 353123.

6.30pm-7.30pm: Union Street Baptist Friday Club meet every 2nd and 4th week in term time. Ages 5-10yrs. Come and enjoy games, songs, quizzes & stories and it’s free! Contact: Jon 01225 705839

SATURDAYS

7.30-9.30: The Pickwick Club in Corsham naturist evenings, with swimming, sauna, jacuzzi and a steam room. First, third and fifth Saturday in each month. For more details call 01249 712092 or 07952 298741.

SUNDAYS

10am: West Wilts Ramblers local walks starting at 10am. Please see www.ramblers-wilts.org.uk for full details.

11am: Morning service at Atworth Independent Church (the Chapel by the Clock)

11am: Worship service at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

11.00am-6.00pm: Craft fair at Lacock Village Hall. Held every Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays. Admission free!

3.15pm Each third Sunday a service followed by tea, at Atworth Independent Church (the Chapel by the Clock). All welcome.

6.00pm: Melksham Spiritualist Centre – Service every Sunday followed by healing session at 8pm. Scout Hall opposite Sainsbury’s.  Free – donations welcome.

6pm: Worship service at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

MONDAYS

10am-12pm: Bowerhill Toddlers for 0-4 year olds meet at Bowerhill Village Hall. All welcome. Call Sally on 01225 707827.

6.30pm-9.30pm: Radio Controlled Car Racing at Melksham Assembly Hall. All welcome. www. wwmcc.com for details.

7.30pm-9.30pm: Do you want to experience English Country Dancing? Why not join us? It’s good fun & good exercise. Just come along to one of our meetings at the Riverside Club, Bath Road or contact Geoff on 703650.

8pm: The Wessex Branch of the MG Owners Club meet every fourth Monday of the month at The Bell on the Common, Broughton Gifford. All owners of MGs or classic sports cars are welcome. Full details at www.wessexmgclub.org.uk

TUESDAYS

10am-11.30am: Melksham & District LINK coffee morning United Church, Melksham. Everyone welcome.

10.15am-12pm: Shaw & Whitley Toddler Group, the Reading Rooms, Whitley. Come and join the fun.

10.30am: Regular storytime session at Melksham Library for young children. Tel. 01225 702039.

12 noon: On the first Tuesday of the month, lunch of soup and roll, cheese and fruit at the United Church, proceeds to Christian Aid.

2.00pm-3.30pm: Reading Group at Melksham Library. Join our friendly group for short stories, poems and tea and biscuits. Phone Nina 07922 003686 or just come along. All welcome.

2.00pm-4.00pm: Melksham 60 Plus Club is a social club for the over 60s that meets every Tuesday at The Riverside Club. Enq. 700935.

7.30pm: Melksham Gardener’s Society meet at the Rachel Fowler Centre every last Tuesday of the month. New members are always welcome.

7.30pm: Melksham Rotary meets at the Art House Café for supper and business on the second Tuesday of the month, and supper and social on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  Please contact Verly Ives (stephen_ives@talk21.com ) if you would like to come along and meet us, we are always keen to welcome new members.

8pm: Melksham Lions meet 1st Tuesday of every month in the Committee Room at the Spencer Sports and Social Club, Beanacre Road. New members especially welcome; please call 0845 837 7401

WEDNESDAYS

1pm-4pm: MIND meet at the St Anthony of Padua Church, Melksham on Wednesday afternoons, please contact 01225 971 778 for more details.

7pm: Last Wednesday of every month, Forest Tenants Residents’ Association meet at the Cricket Pavilion by King’s Park 7pm. All welcome.

8pm: Royal Air Force Association meet on the last Wednesday of every month at Melksham Assembly Rooms, Melksham. All welcome.