Tuesday August 11 2020




Women's Institutes

Barnt Green WI


Barnt Green WI meets at the Baptist Church in Barnt Green on the third Thurs each month, from 7.30–9.30pm.

For more information please contact Julia Waters on 0121 447 9880.

Bromsgrove WI


Bromsgrove WI meets at the Life after Stroke Centre, Church Lane, Bromsgrove B61 8RA on the second Tues each month at 2.15 pm.

For more info please contact Christine Hickman-Smith 01527 870342 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Bromsgrove Belles WI


Bromsgrove Belles WI meets on the second Monday each month at St John’s Church Hall (central Bromsgrove) at 7.30pm.

For more info, contact President Carla Priddon at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Cancer support

General Events

No doubt you’ve heard of Marie Curie, but do you know what they really do, and what service is potentially available?

Your local Community Fundraiser – Alysia Cameron-Price – would love to come and talk to you and raise awareness of the great cause.

Please get in touch on 0121 703 3714 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Marie Curie nurses care for terminally ill people in their own homes right until the end. They usually work from 10pm-7am and as well as offering physical hands on care for the patient, provide vital emotional support and respite for the family/carers.

All money raised locally is spent on the nursing service in your area.

Ark Angels WI


Ark Angels WI meets on the second Monday each month from 7.30 -9.30pm at the Ark, Alvechurch.

For more info email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Finstall & Cofton Hackett WI


Finstall & Cofton Hackett WI meets on the first Monday of the month at Finstall Village hall at 2pm.

For more information call President Val Wheeler on 01527 874518.

Finstall Cross WI


Finstall Cross WI meets at Finstall Village Hall on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm.

For more info please see or contact Jenny Banner on 01527 871249.

Bookends WI


Bookends WI (Late Edition) meets on the second Monday of the month from 7.30 -9.30 pm in the Library. Contact Clare Pilgrim, Secretary at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Alyson at Alvechurch Library.

Rubery WI


Rubery WI meets at Beacon Church Centre, Whetty Lane, on the second Wednesday each month at 7.30pm. For more info please contact Josie Townshend on 0121 445 3502.

Lickey WI


Lickey WI meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.45 pm in the Parish Hall, Lickey. More info from Jenny Ryder on 0121 445 1872 or

Beoley WI


Beoley WI meets on the first Tuesday of each month in Beoley Village Hall at 7.30pm. For more info please contact Georgia Jacobs on 01527 62766.

Hopwood WI


Hopwood WI meets at The Friends Meeting House, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green on the first Thurs of the month at 7.30pm, until April.

From May 2015 onwards, they return to Hopwood Village Hall on the same night of the month and at the same time.

For more info call Ann Thurrell on 0121 447 7668.

St Catherine’s WI


St Catherine’s WI meets at 7.30pm on the third Thursday of each month, in ‘The Wheel’ at Blackwell. More info from Sue Barratt on 01527 596092 or s.barratt@

Hillside at Alvechurch WI


Hillside at Alvechurch WI meets at 7.45 pm on the first Weds each month. As of June, meetings will take place at The Ark, Alvechurch (the May meeting is still at Tanyard Lane Community Hall). . For info call Jacqueline Hollingworth on 0121 445 0488. 

Blackwell & Burcot WI


Blackwell & Burcot WI meets at Burcot Village Hall on the second Wednesday each month, at 2.15pm. For info call President Mrs Barbara Knight on 0121 445 3456.

Alvechurch WI


Alvechurch WI meets on the second Monday each month in Alvechurch Village Hall, at 7.30pm. For more info email President Julie Hurlston on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


What's On Listing

Easter Hunt
Easter Craft Fair
An evening with Alys
Cardio Jam Sessions
Zumba with Leesh
Ladies’ Golf Open Day
Physiotherapy-Led Pilates Class
Textile Open Day
Saturday Social Dance
Showcasing musical youth
Ballet Music Favourites
A very Good Friday!
Asklepios Spring Concert
Spring Litter Pick
Skywatch on the Lickey Hills
Barnt Green Preschool’s Nearly New Sale
Crafty Spring Sale
The Bromsgrove Lecture
Footcare at the library
Explore learning at the library
Understanding dyslexia
An evening for book-lovers
Make a positive change
Clarinettist joins strings
Saturday Night Social Dance
Valentine’s special at Roots
Blow the winter blues away
Music from Riggerz
Music from Hopwood Junction
Quiz Night at Baptist Church
Free Art & Craft Workshops
New Year’s Quiz
Military Society Quiz
Social Dance for charity
New Year Roots
General Knowledge Quiz
Rehearsals resume
Coronation Anthems
Zumba Gold
Active Seniors
Legs Bum Tums
Children’s Christmas CraftS
Christmas Crafts
Create a festive wreath
Magic, mayhem & mystery
Saturday Night Social Dances
Christmas favourites
Christmas Roots
Festive-themed concert
Uplifting musical
Choral Society’s Christmas Concert
Give A Gift For Santa
British Rock ‘n’ Roll
Blackwell Craft Fair
Fantasy of winter music
Behind the scenes at the BBC
The Merry Wives of Alvechurch
History of books
Term-Time Yoga Classes
Fight Night at The Chateau
Evening with Alvechurch Community Choir
Panto magic
Saturday social dance
Sunday afternoon dance
Concert by candlelight
Roots Halloween Special
Gala Night
Asklepios in concert
Choral Society’s concerts
Blackwell band’s charity concert
‘Quiet Space’ at Alvechurch Baptist Church
Community Christmas Fair
Christmas Craft Fair
Crafty Ladies Christmas Sale
Christmas Bazaar
Christmas Fair and charity raffle
Happy Feet - Walking to Fitness
Learn Spanish at the library
Get online at the library
Half-term at the library
Crafty quilt up for grabs
Saracen Cycling Club
Alvechurch Walking Buddies
Three Choirs Concert
Baby Ava’s Winter Ball
Central Radio Car Club
Stable Dance
Alvechurch Acoustic Roots is back
Nearly New Sale
Community Litter Picking Events
Finstall Coffee Morning
Wine & Cheese Evening
Celebrating world of melody
Mindfulness short course
Speaking and Listening with Confidence
Understanding and Supporting People with Autism
Watercolour Painting
Creative Writing classes
Women’s Club