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BISHOP BEVERIDGE CLUB NEWS. Today, Wednesday, 17 January a Fun Quiz will be held starting at 2.45pm, no booking required.  Cost is £1.50 members, £2 for visitors who are most welcome.  No individual questions, make up a table team of four, or more, or less.  Tea and cakes included in the cost, plus prizes for the winning table. Our social afternoon ‘Give a Book a Home’ will be on Saturday, 20 January between 2.30 and 4.30pm.  Cost is just £1 and includes tea and cake.  Take away a book for free, these are not the ones in the Club Library but collected over the past few months.  It’s a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon. The next Bingo session will be held on Wednesday, 24 January at 2.30pm.  Cost is £2, members, £2.50 visitors, and there are two prizes for each of the six games.  Cost includes a raffle and tea and cake.  All very welcome. An extra special film will be held on Monday, 29 January, at 2pm.  This is a documentary ‘The Eagle Huntress’. This spellbinding documentary follows a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.  Cost is £4 members and £4.50 for visitors and includes tea and cake. There are a number of annual membership subscriptions outstanding, the cost is still £5 per year and can be paid at the Thursday Coffee Morning. The IT session each Thursday Coffee Morning at the Club, held by volunteers from the Library, is free to use and to assist anyone with queries about the internet and obtaining advice on how to make your money go further by seeing how much you can save using comparison sites for energy, insurance and other queries.  Please come along and support them.  You do not need to own a computer, or any other device such as a tablet but if you do, help is at hand.  We are open between 9.30 – 11am. Last week one retiring Trustee, John Brooker, was presented with a lifetime membership of the Club in recognition of his support over the past 20 years.  In changes to the club management we no longer have need of trustees and we have welcomed the three remaining retiring Trustees, Diane Cave, Richard Hudson and Ginnie Willcocks who have joined our (now) 16 strong committee.  John will continue to support us has he has done in the past. The February coach trip is on Monday 12 and is to Pennells Garden Centre near Lincoln.  We will leave Sileby at 11am, Barrow shortly afterwards.  The cost is £14 members, £16 visitors, who are most welcome to join us.  The Garden Centre has an award winning restaurant, large gift section, clothing, shoes, as well as plants galore. We will be visiting the new Fire & Rescue Services Centre at Birstall on 21 February, please call Joyce on 01509 414519 for details and booking.  Members have priority.

SILVER SPORTS AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH. Join us for table tennis, carpet bowls and other indoor games on Friday, 19 January from 10am – 12 noon in the Gap. This group runs during term time and most school holidays.

FUN QUIZ. A Fun Quiz is being held on Wednesday 17 January at 2.45pm at the Bishop Beveridge Club Hall, 22 South Street. Cost is £1.50 members, £2 for visitors who are most welcome.  No individual questions, make up a table team of four, or more, or less.  Tea and cakes included in the cost, plus prizes for the winning table.

CHAIR YOGA. Moon Warrior Yoga classes in chair yoga takes place every Friday at 3.15pm for an hour session each week.  Designed as gentle exercise suitable for the over 50’s, the cost is £5 per session, no need to book, being held at the Bishop Beveridge Club 22 South Street and open to all.  There are no floor exercises, just using a chair.

TUESDAY CAFE. Join us on Tuesdays in term time from 12:30pm for snacks and light lunches in the Gap at the Baptist Church. A great way to make and meet friends.

KNIT AND NATTER. On Wednesday, 17 January join our Knit and Natter group from 2pm – 4pm at the Methodist Church.

BISHOP BEVERIDGE IT SERVICE. The Library IT service at the Bishop Beveridge Club each Thursday morning between 9.30 – 11am.  A number of volunteers attend to assist anyone with a need to explore ways to reduce their energy, insurance or other bills.  Also to help with any internet queries and if you have a mobile device such as a tablet or laptop, just bring it along to see if they can help with any problems.

GARDENING CLUB. The first meeting of 2018 for the gardening club is on Wednesday, January 17 at 7.30pm in the Gap at the back of the Barrow upon Soar Baptist Church in Beveridge Street. We are pleased that Kate Ward is visiting the club again as she always delights with her passion and knowledge of gardening and stunning slides and photographs.  Her talk this time is entitled "Favourite Midlands Garden" so will cover a garden or gardens which are on our doorstep and undoubtedly be inspiring for visits throughout the year.  It sounds as though it will be a very interesting evening and something to look forward to.  Everybody is very welcome, guests and visitors on the night just £3. 

VIENNA AND BEYOND CONCERT. On Saturday, 20 January, Charnwood orchestra will be putting on Vienna and beyond concert at Humphrey Perkins community centre. The concert starts at 7pm, tickets are available from the paper shop.

COUNCILLORS SURGERY. Councillors Hilary Fryer and Pauline Ranson wish everyone a Happy New Year and thank them for their support in 2017.   We are looking forward to 2018 and are pleased to announce that our first surgery of the year is on Saturday, 20 January at Hall Orchard School from 10am till 12 noon. Please feel free to come along, no appointment is necessary. Cllr. Hilary Fryer Cllr. Pauline Ranson 01509 620938 or 01509 416938  cllr.hilary.fryer @charnwood.gov.uk cllr.pauline.ranson @ charnwood.gov.uk or hilary.fryer@leics.gov.uk

ADDITIONAL FILM SHOW. The Bishop Beveridge Club will be holding a further film in January on 29th at 2pm.  This is a documentary ‘The Eagle Huntress’.  This spellbinding documentary follows a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.  Cost is £4 members and £4.50 for visitors and includes tea and cake.

BOOK CLUB. Barrow book club is meeting at the Hunting Lodge at 7pm on Monday, 29 January. Everyone is very welcome.

COACH TRIP TO PENNELLS GARDEN CENTRE. There will be a coach trip, organised by the Bishop Beveridge Club, on Monday, 12 February, to Pennells Garden Centre near Lincoln.  We will leave Sileby at 11am, Barrow shortly afterwards.  The cost is £14 members, £16 visitors, who are most welcome to join us.  The Garden Centre has an award winning restaurant, large gift section, clothing, shoes, as well as plants galore.  Contact Wendy Woodhouse on 01509 413212, if you cannot book at the Club on a Thursday Coffee Morning between 10 – 11am.  All very welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated. 17-January-2018 By Jane