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 contact Rachael Colclough at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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 Nicola Hazleton on 01527 874145.

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.

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 Rae Fowler on 01527 874412.


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Blackwell & Barnt Green Theatre Group
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Writing Workshop and Competition
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Britten Oboe Quartet
Hopwood Junction gig
Big band favourites
Asklepios Orchestra’s Spring Concert
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Hopwood Village Hall AGM
Community Litter Pick
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Bellringers Table Top Sale
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Worcestershire Jazz Orchestra
Adult Learning Worcestershire App
Crafty Ladies’ Spring Sale
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Fun Floristry/Flower Arranging classes
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Kel Elliott and Her Three Man Orchestra
Redditch Rotary Club
National Trust Supporters’ Group
Spring Litter Pick
Catshill Carers Group
Hopwood Hall for hire
Choral Society’s Spring Concert
From Boogie to Bach
Skywatch over the Lickeys
Cake Sale
Messy Church in Alvechurch
Young Musicians’ Showcase
Barnt Green Parents & Tots
Bromsgrove NCT Toddler Tuesday
Lickey Baby & Toddler Group
60+ Exercise Class
Spanish for Beginners
Working with your Spirit Guide
Introduction to Colour and Angels
Palmistry for Beginners
Adults Creative Writing
Adults Creative Writing
New e-book and audio book service
Young Teens Book Club
Talk from award-winning novelist
Music and dance spectacular
Toddler Sense
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10th Young Musicians’ Showcase
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Geo-conservation Event
Rendezvous Racing
Illustrated presentation
Valentine’s Dance
Blackwell Concert Band is always on the lookout for new players (all abilities and instruments welco
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Choral Society’s Spring Concert
Pianist in concert
More big band jazz
Cantare Daytime Choir
Concert for refugees
Cello recital
Skiffle band in talent show
Half-term outdoor fun
Nearly New Sale
Crystal Healing and more
Spanish for Beginners
Brush up your French
Mindfulness Short Course
Barnt Green WI
Forrest Yoga
Shiatsu Bodywork
New Year Roots
Navarra String Quartet
Big Band Jazz
iPad for Beginners
Creative Writing at the Library
Free computer lessons at library
Christmas Bedtime Stories
Christmas music at library
Invitation to business lunch
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