Scout and Guide Hall
Cheshire Street, CW3 0AH
Audlem History Society
Meets on the third Thursday of
the month at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome. Annual membership
£12. Visitors £3 per meeting. Refreshments. The society
looks after the Audlem History Archive (see
here). Secretary: Dorothy Jones
01270 811814. For more details visit
April 16: "Andrew Fuller
Chater - Rector of Nantwich and his role in the 1849 cholera
epidemic". Graham Dodd.
May 21: "Locating
Manchester's Anti-Suffragists, 1909 to 1914". Kathy
June: Walk round
July: Visit to Norton
September 17: "Welsh
Drovers - a story of the hazards faced in getting their
beasts to market." Wyn Jones.
October 15: "The Danny -
a unique steamship that survived to sail again". Sheila
November 19: AGM followed
by "A Celebration of our first 40 years".
South Cheshire Embroiderersí Guild
and Connected Threads.
The South Cheshire Branch of the Embroiderer's Guild
meets on the third Thursday of the month (except August and
December). Meetings, at 10am,
start with tea, coffee and biscuits, followed by a speaker.
A series of mini, one- and two-day workshops are also held throughout the year.
Membership is open to anyone interested in
embroidery. Entrance fee
to meetings is £2 for members, £4 for non members.
For details of the guild, contact Trisha James, by e-mail:
Audlem and District Acting Positively for
Transition. The group finds ways to enjoy living
well today while safeguarding the future.
Members meet once a quarter to share
information, co-ordinate activities, discuss
issues of mutual concern and make decisions
for the benefit of the whole group.
also arrange public presentations of matters
relating to home energy, food, and
They run a Saturday Stall, hold an Apple Pressing Day in the autumn
and a Homemade Christmas Event at the Buttermarket. Garden visits in the
and visits to other places of interest to
members are also arranged.
have published 30 cycle maps for the area.
group meets outside The Bridge Inn at
10.30am on the second Sunday of each month
to ride the routes.
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CHURCH MINSHULL VILLAGE
Cross Lane, Church Minshull, CW5 6EW
Bridge sessions, three Tuesdays a
month (not first Tuesday), 6.45pm for 7pm start. Improvers group
every Friday, 9.45am. Beginners class, every Thursday (£5 club
membership; £2 a week to book a table). Lunch 'n' Bridge sessions on
the first Tuesday of the month at Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club, 12
noon. Details: John Owen (01270 522654) or Christine Dawson (01270
Overwater wheelyboat for
wheelchair-access boat trips along the Shropshire Union Canal for
adults and children with disabilities. This is run by volunteers.
The cost of a trip is a donation. Meals and refreshments at Bridge
80 Cafe. To book, call Overwater Marina on (01270) 812677 or Rodney
Cottrell (Chairman) on (01270) 811454.
CHAD'S CHURCH, WYBUNBURY
57 Main Road, Wybunbury, CW5 7LY
South Cheshire and Vale Royal NRAS
Group. A branch of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society. A
local group for people living with rheumatoid and inflammatory
arthritis, their families, friends and carers. For more information,
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
telephone 01628 823524.
Wednesday, March 25: Guest
speaker, Donna Marie Lord, Clinical Lead for Chronic Pain, from the
Centeral Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership. 7pm to 8.30pm
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CHURCH HALL, WILLASTON
Willaston and District History Group,
also covering Shavington, Stapeley, Wybunbury and Wistaston. Aiming
to research, document and share historical Willaston and surrounding
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. Non-members
welcome except where indicated otherwise. £1 for members, £2
for visitors. Details from the Chairman, Shirley Brazier (01270
569963). Tickets, where needed, from Shirley Brazier.
April 1: Childhood memories of
Willaston by Roger Hinde.
May 6: Crewe's Fustian Mills by
June 3: Welsh Row - a virtual
tour with Andy Ridgeway.
July 1: Travellers' Tales of The
Marches, an illustrated talk by Graham Dodd. Followed by the AGM for
August 5: No meeting.
September 2: Cheshire High Noon -
a lighted-talk about Cheshire history from Roman days to the
October 7: Important Houses in
Stapeley, by Andrew Lamberton.
November 4: Servants at the Big
House. David Cooke looks at life in domestic service through the
December 2: Christmas Special,
with Dave Poynter on life in the 1960s.
South Cheshire Recorded Music
Society. First and third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm. For
anyone interested in classical music. All welcome. Details: 01270
624878 or www.thefrms.co.uk.
Chester Road, Acton, Nantwich. CW5 8LG.
Car park opposite the former The Star public house.
Nantwich Flower Club,
meets on the third Wednesday of the month (no meeting in December), 7.30pm, for "an evening of fun, friendship and flowers.
Motto: "Friendship through flowers". Watch a
demonstration, learn new ideas, tips, colour schemes, and workshops,
Annual subscription: £32. Visitors welcome, £5. Details from 01270 626776.
Demonstrations listed on
Zumba Fitness by Dancing.
Mondays at 8.15pm. Details: Lynne 01270 663958.
Main Road, Wybunbury, CW5 7LY
Nantwich Bridge Club, play
duplicate every Monday, 7pm. Competitions throughout the year.
Visitors, juniors and new members welcome. Teaching not offered, but
Crewe and Nantwich U3A (01270 611714) run a class in the hall.
Bridge Club Chairman: Clive Hutchinson, 01270 662411. Or
contact: Barrie Milnes, 01270 842854. Affiliated to the EBU.
Sing Up! on Tuesday evenings from
7pm to 9pm. Singing a variety of styles and songs. Sessions £4 per
person - one free taster session to see if you like it. Regular
concerts in the local area and group get-togethers. More information
from Susan on 07563 020170.
Wybunbury WI, meets on the second
Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm. No need to know how to bake, make
jam or know the words to "Jerusalem". Go along and join. More
AND DISTRICT VILLAGE HALL
Mill Lane (off A51), Blakenhall, CW5
The Village Hall
is available for hire and events are staged
by the committee. Patron, Lady Delves Broughton. Contact Diane
Brindley ("at reasonable times") on 07899 851267.
The Community Hall
is available for hire. Various groups currently meet in the hall.
website. Contact Stapeley Parish Council Clerk, Carol Jones, on
01270 812065, Monday to Friday, or e-mail
GRANGE (R.S.P.C.A. Wildlife Centre)
London Road, Stapeley, CW5 7JW
Nantwich Natural History Society.
Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm. Non-members
welcome. Details: John Wornell (01270 629123)
Crewe Road, Willaston, CW5 6NE
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society.
Meets in the clubhouse behind the Peacock Hotel on the first Tuesday
of the month at 7.45pm.
of members' club nights can be found on the website,
Contact the society at:
Due to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, the
society's committee has decided to suspend future meetings, public
running days and birthday parties until further notice.
The year's programme as planned was:
Public Running Days
(Sundays unless stated otherwise)
5 and Monday 13 (Bank Holiday); May 3 and 17;
21; July 5 and 19; August 2 and 16; September 6 and 20.
society plan to host a Public Running Day on June 7 as a
for Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group
between 12 noon and 4pm. All proceeds from the event will be donated
to the group. Further details will follow.
o The Society Gala / Public Open Day will be held on
Saturday, September 12. A diesel outline locomotive will run from 12
noon to 1pm and then a steam locomotive from 1pm to 4pm - depending
on the availability of the steam engine.
With the exception of the open day, all dates are subject to fair
SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB
7 Wistaston Road, Willaston, CW5 6PU
Art Club for soft pastel artists,
Thursdays, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Information: Peter Hargreaves, 01270
Wybunbury Road, Willaston,
Nantwich, CW5 7ER
Wyche Malbank Probus Club, meets
on the second and fourth Wednesday mornings of the month. Coffee and
business matters followed by a speaker. Social events including
luncheons, visits, and special occasional meetings to which non
members are invited. Secretary: David Clews, 01270 668553.
WORLESTON AND DISTRICT VILLAGE HALL
Main Road, Worleston, CW5 6DN
Worleston and District
Bowling Club. Meets
for indoor short mat bowls on Fridays between 1.30pm and
3.30pm. Membership £5. £3.15 per person, including
refreshments. Meet new friends in a social scene with
friendly people. Contact the village hall: (01270)
Worleston and District Table
Tennis Group meets on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm to
8.30pm. For people wishing to learn or improve their table
tennis skills in a social scene with friendly people. £4.50
per session, including refreshments. Under 16s, £2.50, For
details contact Louise on (01270) 623364 or
Worleston Women's Institute
meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.15pm. The
place to make new friends, learn new skills and have a good
time. There are talks on various subjects. Contact Annita
Grunner, President, for further details (01270 629164),
the hall's website and check under "Groups".
Crafting Circle, meets on Thursday evenings at 7pm. All welcome.
Crafters: come along and share your skills. Contact Louise on
email@example.com or on (01270) 629733 or 623364.
Cholmondeley Road, Wrenbury, CW5 8HG
Wrenbury Art Group. Every Friday,
1.30pm to 4pm. Beginners and accomplished artists. Details: Carolyn
Dutton, 01270 781059.
Wrenbury and District Model
Railway Club. Meets every Wednesday from 7pm to 10pm. Visitors
always welcome. Modelling in 0, N and 00 guages. Donations of
railway DVDs, rolling stock and accessories always welcome. Contact: David J. Houghton (Secretary) 01270
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