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BISHOP BEVERIDGE CLUB NEWS. Many of our members and friends had an interesting group guided visit to Taylor Bellfoundry Museum in Loughborough last week.  An interesting tour with an insight into the unique art of bell manufacture and the skills required. Taylors is the only remaining bellfoundry in production in the UK.  The factory welcomes enquires from groups to tour and can be contacted on 01509 212241 at a cost of £10 per adult.  The attached Museum is self-funding and only open to the public by appointment The next coach trip from the village is to Kings Lynn on Market Day, Tuesday, 9 October is now full. We will leave Sileby at 8.45pm, Barrow stops shortly afterwards. The next Monday Movie is ‘Finding your Feet’ on 15 October, starting at 2pm.  UK comedy starring Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley, Celia Imrie and John Sessions. The October Bingo date is Wednesday, 10 October. Please remember that we are open every Tuesday afternoon for games and cards, from 2.30pm.  It is only £1.00 for tea (2) and cake, £1.20 visitors.  Just drop in with and join others for this fun afternoon. The November coach outing will be to Leeds and The Royal Armouries Museum, giving 3 hours and time for lunch if you wish at the museum then short visit to Leeds, or all day in Leeds if you prefer for others. The centre will be decorated for Christmas. This on Wednesday, 14 November. Look out for the booking list after the Kings Lynn outing.  All welcome, you do not need to be a member. The booking list is now on the Club internal notice board for the annual Birthday Tea which is being held on Wednesday, 24 October at ‘The Gap’.  Please check your diary before writing your name on it and do not enter anyone who has not agreed beforehand to be placed on the list. This week the Library IT outreach service will be at the Club weekly coffee morning for anyone having problems or needing advice relating to the internet.  Bring along your tablet, word processor etc. Service is free between 9.20 till 11am. Looking forward to next year’s events, we will be holding a Barrow BBC Bake Off competition open to all and looking for a professional cook volunteer to judge, any ideas?


METAL DETECTING SOCIETY. The Leicestershire metal detecting society is meeting in the Conservative Club function room at 7:15pm on Thursday, 4 October.


SILVER SPORTS AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH. Join us for table tennis, carpet bowls, and other indoor games every Friday from 10am – 12 noon in the Gap. This group runs during term time and most school holidays and is for the over 50s.


CHAIR YOGA. Gentle exercise classes suitable for the over 55s in the form of Chair Yoga, the next session is on Friday, 5 October starts at 3pm.  Held at the Bishop Beveridge Club, at 22 South Street, this is not a Club event and is open to all at £4.50 per session. Optional tea and biscuits afterwards at 50p. This is a relaxing type of exercise when you are not required to over stretch but to keep within your limits.  This is followed by meditation to ‘wind down’.  No need to book, just turn up at 3pm.


RHYME TIME. Friday, 5 October Barrow Community Library has Rhyme Time for 3s and under. 10:30am - 11am. £1 donation suggested. Refreshments available.


GET CRAFTY. On Friday, 5 October, come along and Get Crafty at Barrow Community Library between 1:30pm – 3pm. This is a weekly group for knitters, stitchers, crocheteers and other crafters of all ability levels.  £1 donation suggested towards library funds. Refreshments available.


MINIMARKET AND COFFEE MORNING. On Saturday, 6 October, come along to the Methodist minimarket and coffee morning, from 10am.


ART SELF-HELP GROUP. The art self-help group is meeting at 12:30pm on Monday, 8 October at the Bishop Beveridge club.


WOMEN'S INSTITUTE – DABBLE AFTERNOON. Barrow-upon-Soar W I are having a Dabble Afternoon on Monday, 8 October from 2pm to 4pm at Barrow Methodist Church. We will have the scrapbooks available for members and ex members to go through to add any names and events. We will also be giving people the chance to have another try at piping using mashed potato, butter cream and royal icing. Tea ,coffee and biscuits will be available. 


COACH TRIP TO KINGS LYNN ON MARKET DAY.  The next coach day trip is to Kings Lynn on Market Day, Tuesday, 9 October, organised by the Bishop Beveridge Club.   The list is on the Bishop Beveridge Club notice board, or call Wendy on 413212, or Joyce 414519.  Cost is £15 members, £17 for non-members and we will leave Sileby at 8.45pm, Barrow pick-ups shortly afterwards.


ANTIQUE VALUATION AT THE WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. On Wednesday, 10 October Barrow W I is meeting in the function room at the Conservative Club at 7:30pm. Vanessa Savage will be attending to talk about valuations of ceramics, jewellery and objets d'art. There is a charge of £1 per person, which includes a tea or coffee.

The W I harvest supper raised £250 for Admiral nurses, thank you to everyone who attended.


CENTRE STAGE: THE IMPORTANCE OF DIGGING HOLES: THE GREAT WAR AND MORE. On Friday, 12 October at Humphrey Perkins Community Centre starting at 7.30pm, the story-telling Folk Trio “Harp and a Monkey” will entertain us with a show that comes with exceptional reviews. The first half includes music and stories from Lancashire, some comic, some sad, topical or spooky. The second half focuses on a commemoration of the end of the 1st World War with forgotten aspects of that war including those who came home or stayed at home. “Absolutely top stuff… very, very interesting and unusual song-writing. An Incredible String Band for the 21st century” says Radio 2. Tickets cost £10, £9 (concessions) and £5 (under 18s) from the Flower Shop or the library or by card or Paypal from


MONDAY MOVIE. The next Monday Movie on 15 October at the Bishop Beveridge Club is ‘Finding your Feet’ starting at 2pm.  UK comedy starring Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley, Celia Imrie and John Sessions.


AUTUMN DANCE. On Saturday, 20 October 7.30pm - 11pm at Humphrey Perkins Community Centre. Ballroom dancing with Just Us. Tickets £12.50 including two course party buffet; full bar. Come along and join us for what is always a really special dance under the guidance of Richard of that ever popular duo, Just Us. They will play a wide variety of music to suit your tastes: modern ballroom, sequence, Latin, Rock 'n Roll.


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Last Updated. 01-October-2018 By Jane