Clubs and Societies, June 7, 2012

PUBLISHED: 10:45 08 June 2012

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WESTON AND DISTRICT BRANCH ARTHRITIS CARE:Our next social meeting will be at St Saviour’s Hall, Locking Road, on Monday at 2pm.

The entertainers will be ‘Take Note’.

Our next day outing will be a visit to the Wye Valley, lunch on the boat, and to Ross-on-Wye. New members will always be welcome whether you have arthritis or not.

Arthritis Care exists to help, advise, and support all people with arthritis – can we help you?

For details call Sandy on 01934 622808 or 07803 746323.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION (WESTON): A branch meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7.30pm at RAFA Club, Alexandra Parade. All members welcome.

CONGRESBURY OVER 60S CLUB: Members were delighted to welcome back Richard Lennox and Sarah Bridal who once again gave their usual outstanding performance.

The wonderful singing voice of Sarah soared throughout the hall as she sang.

As usual the hall resonated to the outstanding piano playing of Richard.

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee the programme finished with Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory and by popular demand members were given a truly splendid finale with a rousing performance of the Dam Busters March.

The speaker at the next meeting on Tuesday will be Darren Jenkins of Avon Owls who will be bringing a few owls for members to see.

The outing to Sidmouth was enjoyed by all.

Bookings are now being taken for the outing on June 19 to Dartmouth which includes a river trip to Totnes.

THE NOTABLE CLUB (NOT ABLE): The week after our outing to Minehead members had an opportunity to talk about any interesting experiences they have had in their life. A visit to Sanders Garden World in Brent Knoll was enjoyed by members as was lunch in the Summerhouse in Worle.

We had our annual meeting with one committee change.

A warm welcome was given to ‘Mike and his Music’. Mike entertained the members with nonstop singing and tunes on his two keyboards.

The Notable Club is a weekly, socially active lunch time club for physically disabled people aged 16 to 60 years. Contact Dina on 07845 220349 for details.

WEST WOODSPRING ROTARY CLUB: At the business meeting, progress on forthcoming events was reported. Having collected 130 entries from local primary schools, the art competition will be judged and prizes given out at Weston Museum on June 19.

The event will be open from 7pm and prize giving will be from 7.30pm onwards. Members of the public are encouraged to attend to see the high standard of the entries and give support to the pupils.

Plans are well in hand for the Kids for Kids Show to be held at the Campus in Locking Castle on July 7. Tickets will be £3 per head for all over 12 years of age.

Further details will be given nearer the date. If anyone is interested in helping with these and many other events/projects please contact Dick Richards on 01934 844214 or, with prior notice, visit the club on a Tuesday evening at Weston Golf Club, 7 for 7.30pm.

RAFA CONCERT BAND - (BLAKEHAY RESIDENT BAND): The flags, bunting and high spirits were in abundance at the jubilee concert held in the Coronation Hall, Bleadon, last Saturday which was a sell out culminating in a ‘Last Night of the Proms’ finale. We have a few vacancies for competent players on brass and woodwind especially on oboe and trombone. Please call or email if you are interested in playing, visit www.rafaswconcertband.org.uk or telephone 01934 820205 for details.

Future engagements include: June 8 - Help the Heroes Charity Dinner, Webbington Hotel; June 15 - National Memorial Arboretum-Arlewas; June 23 - Armed Forces Event, lunch time concert, Italian Gardens, Weston; June 24 - AF Drumhead Service, Royal Hotel, Weston.

WESTON BREATHE EASY: The local part of the British Lung Foundation, we are a self-help group for anyone with a lung condition.

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at Hutton Village Hall commencing 2pm.

Our next meeting will be on June 20 when our guest speaker will be dilation Alison Davies.

Anyone with an interest will be welcome. Contact Ann on 01934 513874 or Nick on 01275 873322.

WORLEWIND BAND: The threat of rain did not dampen the spirits of the WorleWind Band who, once again, played a rousing selection of tunes at the Kewstoke Jubilee Fete on Saturday. Replacing their usual banners with Union Jacks complemented the many costumes and jubilee decorations in the village hall and the music entertained the many people at the fete.

This weekend it’s back to the bandstand at Grove Park. At 3pm on Sunday the band will be in full swing, please do come and listen. We can’t promise sunshine but we can promise a varied and entertaining programme of music to suit all tastes.

For more information on the band please visit our website www.worlewindband.co.uk

WESTON CONSERVATIVE CLUB: A huge thank you to all those members who supported the club’s jubilee celebrations, they were a great success.

Throughout June we will continue to provide entertainment on a Saturday night with bingo on Tuesdays at 3pm and Saturdays at 10pm.

The meat draw and weekly draw on Fridays are still hugely popular.

Our function room is available to hire for all occasions by any member (no 18th parties, sorry) and can hold 150 people in comfort.

We also have the Bill Holley Meeting room which can be hired for meetings or used for your party food.

Saturday - Lewis Clarke, Saxophonist, June 16 – Rocking Tony, entertainer/singer, June 23 – DJ George. Members and guests welcome. IA card holders always welcome. Any questions, please contact the secretary on 01934 621231.

WESTON AND DISTRICT BRANCH ARTHRITIS CARE:Our next social meeting will be at St Saviour’s Hall, Locking Road, on Monday at 2pm.

The entertainers will be ‘Take Note’.

Our next day outing will be a visit to the Wye Valley, lunch on the boat, and to Ross-on-Wye. New members will always be welcome whether you have arthritis or not.

Arthritis Care exists to help, advise, and support all people with arthritis – can we help you?

For details call Sandy on 01934 622808 or 07803 746323.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION (WESTON): A branch meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7.30pm at RAFA Club, Alexandra Parade. All members welcome.

CONGRESBURY OVER 60S CLUB: Members were delighted to welcome back Richard Lennox and Sarah Bridal who once again gave their usual outstanding performance.

The wonderful singing voice of Sarah soared throughout the hall as she sang.

As usual the hall resonated to the outstanding piano playing of Richard.

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee the programme finished with Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory and by popular demand members were given a truly splendid finale with a rousing performance of the Dam Busters March.

The speaker at the next meeting on Tuesday will be Darren Jenkins of Avon Owls who will be bringing a few owls for members to see.

The outing to Sidmouth was enjoyed by all.

Bookings are now being taken for the outing on June 19 to Dartmouth which includes a river trip to Totnes.

THE NOTABLE CLUB (NOT ABLE): The week after our outing to Minehead members had an opportunity to talk about any interesting experiences they have had in their life. A visit to Sanders Garden World in Brent Knoll was enjoyed by members as was lunch in the Summerhouse in Worle.

We had our annual meeting with one committee change.

A warm welcome was given to ‘Mike and his Music’. Mike entertained the members with nonstop singing and tunes on his two keyboards.

The Notable Club is a weekly, socially active lunch time club for physically disabled people aged 16 to 60 years. Contact Dina on 07845 220349 for details.

WEST WOODSPRING ROTARY CLUB: At the business meeting, progress on forthcoming events was reported. Having collected 130 entries from local primary schools, the art competition will be judged and prizes given out at Weston Museum on June 19.

The event will be open from 7pm and prize giving will be from 7.30pm onwards. Members of the public are encouraged to attend to see the high standard of the entries and give support to the pupils.

Plans are well in hand for the Kids for Kids Show to be held at the Campus in Locking Castle on July 7. Tickets will be £3 per head for all over 12 years of age.

Further details will be given nearer the date. If anyone is interested in helping with these and many other events/projects please contact Dick Richards on 01934 844214 or, with prior notice, visit the club on a Tuesday evening at Weston Golf Club, 7 for 7.30pm.

RAFA CONCERT BAND - (BLAKEHAY RESIDENT BAND): The flags, bunting and high spirits were in abundance at the jubilee concert held in the Coronation Hall, Bleadon, last Saturday which was a sell out culminating in a ‘Last Night of the Proms’ finale. We have a few vacancies for competent players on brass and woodwind especially on oboe and trombone. Please call or email if you are interested in playing, visit www.rafaswconcertband.org.uk or telephone 01934 820205 for details.

Future engagements include: June 8 - Help the Heroes Charity Dinner, Webbington Hotel; June 15 - National Memorial Arboretum-Arlewas; June 23 - Armed Forces Event, lunch time concert, Italian Gardens, Weston; June 24 - AF Drumhead Service, Royal Hotel, Weston.

WESTON BREATHE EASY: The local part of the British Lung Foundation, we are a self-help group for anyone with a lung condition.

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at Hutton Village Hall commencing 2pm.

Our next meeting will be on June 20 when our guest speaker will be dilation Alison Davies.

Anyone with an interest will be welcome. Contact Ann on 01934 513874 or Nick on 01275 873322.

WORLEWIND BAND: The threat of rain did not dampen the spirits of the WorleWind Band who, once again, played a rousing selection of tunes at the Kewstoke Jubilee Fete on Saturday. Replacing their usual banners with Union Jacks complemented the many costumes and jubilee decorations in the village hall and the music entertained the many people at the fete.

This weekend it’s back to the bandstand at Grove Park. At 3pm on Sunday the band will be in full swing, please do come and listen. We can’t promise sunshine but we can promise a varied and entertaining programme of music to suit all tastes.

For more information on the band please visit our website www.worlewindband.co.uk

WESTON CONSERVATIVE CLUB: A huge thank you to all those members who supported the club’s jubilee celebrations, they were a great success.

Throughout June we will continue to provide entertainment on a Saturday night with bingo on Tuesdays at 3pm and Saturdays at 10pm.

The meat draw and weekly draw on Fridays are still hugely popular.

Our function room is available to hire for all occasions by any member (no 18th parties, sorry) and can hold 150 people in comfort.

We also have the Bill Holley Meeting room which can be hired for meetings or used for your party food.

Saturday - Lewis Clarke, Saxophonist, June 16 – Rocking Tony, entertainer/singer, June 23 – DJ George. Members and guests welcome. IA card holders always welcome. Any questions, please contact the secretary on 01934 621231.

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