Games and Quizzes
Bromsgrove Board Gamers
Bromsgrove Board Gamers is a friendly group which meets at 7.30pm each Weds at the Ladybird Inn, Aston Fields.
More info on Facebook ‘Bromsgrove Board Gamers’.
Rock & Roll Bingo
A Rock & Roll Bingo Night takes place at Rowney Green Village Hall on Sat Aug 13, at 7.30pm, with cash prizes.
Instead of numbers being called out as in a normal game of bingo, they are replaced with short bursts of music from the 60s, 70s and 80s pop charts. Numbers on the bingo cards have been replaced with artists and song names and, as the tunes are played, so people mark them off on their card.
Drinks available from the bar. Tickets £8.50 from Sue Walker on 0121 445 1562.
Alvechurch Templars Wargames Club
The Alvechurch Templars Wargames Club meets most Monday evenings from 6:30pm at the Alvechurch Sports & Social Club.
Barnt Green Duplicate Bridge Club
Barnt Green Duplicate Bridge Club meets at St Andrew’s Church Hall each Wednesday afternoon and would like new members – contact Liz on 0121 445 0704.
Bingo nights in Alvechurch
Bingo every Wednesday and Sunday evening at the Alvechurch Sports & Social Club. First games start at 8.30pm in the lounge.
Non-members welcome, phone 0121 445 2121 for more info.
Quiz at Avoncroft
A Charity Quiz in aid of Bloodwise (formerly known as Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research) takes place on Oct 16 at Avoncroft Arts Centre, starting at 8pm.
The cost is £28 per team of four, to include fish and chip supper (BYO drinks, glasses etc). Contact Nicole (01527 878493) or Sue (01527 874088) for an entry form.
Test your knowledge
The Midland Sinfonia presents its annual General Knowledge Quiz and Supper Evening on Fri Nov 6 in The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch. 7pm for 7.30 start.
Teams of up to six, singles and couples accommodated. £8pp to includes fish and chips supper. Bar available for wines, beer and soft drinks.
For information about the orchestra see http://www.midlandsinfonia.co.uk
Alvechurch Village Hall Quiz
Alvechurch Village Hall Quiz takes place on Wednesday October 14 - 7.30pm for a prompt 7.45 start.
Teams of 6 (max)- £2.50 per person - Cash prizes /raffle
No Bar - Bring Your Own Beer/Wines etc
Reserve your table now by ringing 07791 373209 / 0121 455 5739
Quiz for Malawi
A Charity Quiz takes place at St Andrew’s Parish Centre, Barnt Green on Sat Sep 12 from 7pm. Teams of up to 6, families and kids welcome – brilliant prizes!
Tickets £2.50 per person, available on the door or from Rosemary on 01527 577059.
The quiz is hosted by Kain Aveyard, who is raising funds for a trip to Medic Malawi, which runs an orphanage, a school, a nutrition centre and a hospital in central Malawi.
Library hosts Millionaire quiz
Children & Families
Alvechurch Library is holding a Who Wants to be a Millionaire Quiz on Thurs Aug 6, 2.30–4pm.
See who in your family knows all the answers to the Record Breakers-themed quiz, just like the TV show with phone a friend and 50:50! Cost £2 per family.
The library is also part of the annual Summer Reading Challenge, where children aged four to 12 are challenged to read six books from now until September.
To sign up simply pop into the library – you’ll receive lots of goodies and incentives to keep you reading throughout the summer. If you read two books by July 29 you can come along to Croome Park near Pershore on that date, for a fun-packed event including guest poet Lemn Sissay.
Quiz for Malawi
A Quiz Night in aid of Medic Malawi takes place at Barnt Green Parish Centre (B45 8NR) on May 9, from 7pm.
Teams of up to 6, tickets £2.50. Refreshments, brilliant prizes, families and kids welcome.
Bridley Moor Quiz
A quiz takes place every Thursday from 8.30–10.30pm at Bridley Moor & Batchley Social Club, Bridley Moor Road, Batchley B97 6HS.
£1 to enter; all money to the winning team. There is also stand-up bingo with a prize.
For more info call quizmaster Dave on 07815 456178.
Bromsgrove Bridge Clubs
Clubs & Societies
Bromsgrove Bridge Clubs: The Amphlett and Crown Bridge Clubs now meet at The Life After Stroke Centre in Church Lane, Bromsgrove, on Monday and Friday evenings, with very comfortable accommodation for our bridge sessions.
Both clubs would like a few new members to swell the ranks and keep existing members competitive.
If you would like to join us please contact Alistair Thompson on 07814 393416 or Des Clarke on 0121 453 3034.
Events for stained glass appeal
Fundraising efforts to save the stained glass windows in St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, are getting under way with two events at The Ark.
On Sat Jan 31 there’s a Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper, starting at 7.30pm – tickets cost £8 and will be on sale at The Village Greengrocer after Jan 19 (closing date Jan 28).
Then on Sat Feb 21 there’s an Auction from 2pm, with refreshments of tea and cake. A list of items under the hammer will be available nearer the time.
Further details from Margaret Haste on 0121 445 1854.
The Midland Sinfonia presents a General Knowledge Fundraising Quiz & Supper Evening on Sat Nov 15, 7pm for 7.30 start, at The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch.
Teams of up to six, singles and couples happily accommodated. £8 pp which includes supper. Bar available for wines and soft drinks.
Booking essential for this very popular annual event – so secure your table now!
Contact Marian Barwell on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0121 447 7040.
Baptist Church Quiz
A quiz takes place at the Baptist Church in Alvechurch on Fri Oct 24 at 7.15pm.
Entry £7.50 per head (£3.50 children) and includes a fish and chip supper.
To book call 0121 445 1146.
Quiz for leukaemia
A Charity quiz night in aid of Cure Leukaemia for Kids takes place at Barnt Green Cricket Club on April 10.
Teams of 4; £40 per team. Hot food provided.
Alvechurch Baptist Church is holding a Family Fortunes Evening on March 14 at 7pm.
Tickets £7.50 (children £5) to include fish and chip supper. Call 0121 445 1146 for details.
Quiz for Baptist Church fund
A Quiz Night in aid of the Alvechurch Baptist Church Renovation Fund takes place on Fri Oct 18 at 7pm in the Baptist Hall.
Teams of up to six people may enter, with tickets at £7.50 per head to include light refreshments.
Call 07769 700645 or 07804 506562 to book.
Village Hall Quiz
The annual Quiz at Alvechurch Village Hall takes place on Monday October 7 – contact Cynthia on 0121 445 5270 for more info and to enter a team.
Charity Quiz Night
A Quiz Night in aid of Save the Children takes place at The Trinity Centre, Lickey on Sept 13 from 7.30.
A great chance to test your general knowledge! £10 per person to include fish and chip supper (vegetarian and other options available), bring your own alcohol/soft drinks.
Tickets and further details at http://www.facebook.com/SaveTheChildrenBromsgrove
Monday Bridge Club
Clubs & Societies
Monday Bridge Club at Barnt Green Friends Meeting House would like to welcome a few new members – contact the organiser, Des Clarke on 0121 453 3034.
A Family Fortunes Fun Evening takes place in the Baptist Church Hall, Alvechurch, on Friday Feb 8 at 7.30pm.
Tickets £7.50 to include fish and chip supper – call 0121 445 1146 to book your place
Quiz & Supper Evening
A Quiz & Supper Evening takes place on Sat Oct 20 at The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, held by the Midland Sinfonia.
Doors open 7pm and the general knowledge quiz starts promptly at 7.30.
After the success of last year’s new format, Simon Raine returns as quiz master.
Book your table now and if you cannot bring a full team (up to six) the organisers will link you up with others. Only £8 per person to include fish and chips.
Bar available for wines and soft drinks.
Quiz at The Crown
A weekly quiz now takes place every Thursday at the Crown Inn, Withybed Green, Alvechurch from around 8.30pm.
Entry is £2 minimum per team, and there are cash prizes for the winners and runners up.
Charity quiz at Alvechurch FC
A Charity Quiz Night takes place at Lye Meadow on Friday November 11, 7.30pm for 8pm start.
Maximum teams of six, £2 per person. All proceeds will go to Bear Hill Pre-School. All welcome.
Book now for popular quiz
The Midland Sinfonia presents a Quiz and Supper Evening on Sat Nov 19, 7 for 7.30pm at The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch.
This year the fundraising quiz will strike a more traditional note with a new quiz master. With maximum teams of six, singles and couples are happily accommodated.
Cost £7.50 per person to include fish and chips supper. There will be a bar for wine and soft drinks.
Come along and support your local orchestra whilst enjoying a good lighthearted evening.
Christmas quiz for charity
A Christmas Quiz takes place on Fri Nov 25 at the Oak Tree on Lickey Road, Rednal, in support of Jill and Sue’s Sponsored Cycle Challenge.
The two Barnt Green ladies will be cycling from Vietnam to Cambodia in aid of Acorns Children’s Hospice and Multiple Sclerosis, and the quiz should help them reach their target of £8,000.
The event starts at 7.30pm and costs £5 per person. Refreshments available. For more info or to reserve/buy tickets call Jill on 07855 798368 or buy from the Oak Tree.
* Jill and Sue would like to thank all who supported the Musical Extravaganza at The Ark, which raised in excess of £1,400.
Quiz Night at Alvechurch Middle School
Alvechurch Middle School PTA invite you to a Quiz Night with fish and chip supper on Friday June 10, at 7.30pm at the school. A children’s quiz will run alongside the adult quiz, and teams are encouraged to have a mix of adults and children. Max 10 people per team. A fish and chip supper will be served; additional refreshments available. Tickets £7.50 (adults) and £5 (children) – these need to be purchased in advance on 0121 445 1033.
Halesowen Bridge Club
Halesowen Bridge Club meets Mondays at 7pm in the United Church Hall, Hagley Road, Halesowen B63 4PX and is seeking new members. All are welcome. The club is within easy reach of Bromsgrove and parking is available. For info ring Frank on 01527 872799 or see www.waltonwestmids.org.uk
“Managed” bridge sessions
“Managed” duplicate bridge sessions are run by Anne Glendenning and Eugene Elijah on Tuesdays (1.15 for 1.30pm) at Bournheath Village Hall, Claypit Lane – perfect for emer-ging players to gain confidence. Entry £3.50 covers session, some tuition and refreshments. Info from Anne on 01527 882169.
Lady bridge player wanted!
Wanted: lady bridge player to make up a foursome. Interested players please telephone 0121 445 3967.
Anyone for bridge?
Anyone for bridge? Two people required to play social contract bridge one evening a week. Please contact 0121 445 2438.
Friday Bridge Club
The Friday Bridge Club plays competitive but friendly duplicate bridge at Burcot Village Hall.
New members and visitors are always welcome. Please arrive by 7pm to enable play to start promptly at 7.15.
For details, please call Gill on 01527 401019.
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