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Nov
14
Tue
2017
Exhibition: ‘Travelling Through Time’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Travelling Through Time' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

An exquisite display, created by members of the Kennet Miniaturists, showing a railway station platform with rail travellers from the 1890s to the 1980s. From one side a steam train approaches, at the other side an intercity express departs through a tunnel.

Exhibition: ‘Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Don’t miss this opportunity to see these wonderful Tapestries celebrating the people and places of Walsall Borough.

Each of the eleven tapestries features a different area of the borough, capturing Walsall’s living history and diverse geographical communities.

Open from Wednesday 18th October to Saturday 2nd December – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 10am to 4pm, plus the first Saturday of the month.

Workshop: Intermediate Smocking with SallyAnn Dunn – 4 week course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Intermediate Smocking with SallyAnn Dunn - 4 week course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In these 4 sessions students will learn how to smock using more intricate stitches. You will also have the opportunity to smock with different threads and compare the different effects. You will aim to make a piece of smocking which can be incorporated into a cushion or a framed sampler.

Dates: Tuesdays 24th, 31st October, 7th and 14th November 10am-12noon

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £76 – Book now

Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mindfulness @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

This course includes the central elements of the internationally recognised Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme developed by

Jon Kabat-Zinn, combined with compassion meditation, readings and

group discussions. All welcome – no experience necessary, just a

commitment to some manageable regular home practice.

 

6 evening sessions (17th, 24th and 31st Oct, 14th, 21st and 28th Nov) and a practice day Sat 18th Nov 10am -4pm


 

Workshop: Introduction to Spinning with a Wheel with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Workshop: Introduction to Spinning with a Wheel with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In these two sessions you will learn how the spinning wheel works in order to develop your spinning techniques and increase your output. Mastering spinning on a wheel can open up your options to different techniques and fibres.

Dates: Tuesday 7th and 14th November 7-9pm

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £44 (spinning wheels will be provided) – Book now

Workshop: Make a Tailored Jacket with Debbie Chubb – 6 week course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Workshop: Make a Tailored Jacket with Debbie Chubb - 6 week course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

The first of the 6 sessions will include making fit adjustments to the pattern you have chosen before cutting out the fabric. There will be help with interlining, setting in the sleeves, revers, pockets, lining etc. Tailored jackets require a little more TLC than most projects but are worth it in the end!

Dates: Tuesday 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st October, 7th and 14th November – 7-9pm

Skill level required: Advanced

Cost: £132 – Book now

WI Lambourn @ Lambourn Memorial Hall
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
WI Lambourn @ Lambourn Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

WI Lambourn

 

Visitors are always welcome at meetings.  Just turn up or contact us in advance:

Sue Cocker: Telephone 01488 71357, Email suecocker@hotmail.com or
Irene Brownlee: Telephone 01488 72100, Email ibrownlee.qa@btinternet.com

13th June: A Walk into the World of Italian Style
11th July: The Changi Red Cross Quilts
8th August: Gardening for Wildlife
12th September: Taking Inspiration from our Local History
10th October: Honesty Food
14th November: My Work as a Paramedic
12th December: A Tudor Christmas
9th January: Social Evening
13th February: Annual Meeting

Nov
15
Wed
2017
Introduction to Upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 15 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Introduction to Upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Learn upholstery techniques while working on your own project with visiting tutor Kate Powell.

For more info or to book contact Jo: joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

Other session dates are 15 Nov, 31 Jan, 21 Feb, 21 March and April date tbc

 

 


 

Exhibition: ‘Travelling Through Time’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Travelling Through Time' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

An exquisite display, created by members of the Kennet Miniaturists, showing a railway station platform with rail travellers from the 1890s to the 1980s. From one side a steam train approaches, at the other side an intercity express departs through a tunnel.

Exhibition: ‘Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Don’t miss this opportunity to see these wonderful Tapestries celebrating the people and places of Walsall Borough.

Each of the eleven tapestries features a different area of the borough, capturing Walsall’s living history and diverse geographical communities.

Open from Wednesday 18th October to Saturday 2nd December – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 10am to 4pm, plus the first Saturday of the month.

Lambourn Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market 11 November – 22 December, Weds to Sun.

West Berkshire Museum is delighted to host ‘Present Perfect’, an exhibition which brings together local crafters and artists to celebrate Christmas.

This is the ideal place for those looking for unique, distinctive gifts of the highest quality in design and making to start their Christmas shopping.

A wide range of Artisans accredited under the Open Studios Scheme including potters, jewellers, printmakers, textile designer makers, a wood turner and a photographer will be showing and selling their work.

Shoppers will be able to peruse the stunning display of original jewellery, beautiful hand crafted wooden bowls and an eclectic mix of individually designed art and crafts with prices ranging from £10-£200

For more information please visit http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on or call West Berkshire Museum (01635) 519562.

Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In 6 full day sessions, Jill will take you through the entire process to make a small, bespoke quilt. You will start by solidifying your ideas and selecting fabrics and colours. You will learn quick piecing methods and appliqué. The next stage is layering and stretching with wadding and backing. Finally machine and hand quilting will be covered. Not only will you complete a quilt, you will also have honed the skills to do this again and again.

Dates: Wednesdays 15th, 22nd, 29th November and 7th, 14th, 21st February 10am – 4pm

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £342 – Book Now!

Newbury Astronomical Society Beginners Meeting @ St Mary's Church Hall, Greenham
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NEWBURY ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY – BEGINNERS SECTION

This is an informal and friendly monthly event for beginners to the hobby of astronomy.

The meetings are open to everyone of all ages (children must be accompanied by and adult).

No advanced knowledge is required all talks are pitched at the introduction to astronomy level.

Observing with telescopes outside if the sky is clear.

Refreshments are provided at no extra costs.

Bereavement Journey Course @ The Vicarage
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Who is the Bereavement Journey for?
Working through grief and the loss of a loved one takes a long time. The course is for any person who
is bereaved, whether recently or dating back several years. Based on Christian principles, the course
is suitable for anyone with or without a Christian faith. Attendance is not advisable for those who have
been bereaved within the past three months.
What does the Bereavement Journey cover ?
 Attachment, separation and loss
 Death in our culture
 The pain of grief
 Adjusting to change
 The faith perspective
Each evening begins with supper, followed by short talks interspersed with opportunities for
discussion in small groups
Testimonies
‘It was good to share with others in a safe place.’
‘The Bereavement Journey helped me to understand what I’d been feeling was normal.’
Course Location The Vicarage, Parsonage Lane, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0JB
Course Dates Wednesday 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November + 6 December

Nov
16
Thu
2017
Exhibition: ‘Travelling Through Time’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Travelling Through Time' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

An exquisite display, created by members of the Kennet Miniaturists, showing a railway station platform with rail travellers from the 1890s to the 1980s. From one side a steam train approaches, at the other side an intercity express departs through a tunnel.

Exhibition: ‘Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries’ @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition: 'Walsall Silver Thread Tapestries' @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Don’t miss this opportunity to see these wonderful Tapestries celebrating the people and places of Walsall Borough.

Each of the eleven tapestries features a different area of the borough, capturing Walsall’s living history and diverse geographical communities.

Open from Wednesday 18th October to Saturday 2nd December – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 10am to 4pm, plus the first Saturday of the month.

French conversation @ Saint Joseph's Church Hall
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
French conversation @ Saint Joseph's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Madame Danielle Simpson, a native speaker of French living in Newbury, leads a weekly conversational French class.  We welcome people of all abilities.  Most members of the class can sustain a conversation in French without resorting to English.  If you would like to join the class, come along and see what we do.  It is an enjoyable couple of hours each Thursday morning.  It will keep you in contact with the language and others who live around Newbury and speak French.

When and where

Every Thursday morning from 10-12 in Saint Joseph’s Church Hall in Newbury.

 

Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market 11 November – 22 December, Weds to Sun.

West Berkshire Museum is delighted to host ‘Present Perfect’, an exhibition which brings together local crafters and artists to celebrate Christmas.

This is the ideal place for those looking for unique, distinctive gifts of the highest quality in design and making to start their Christmas shopping.

A wide range of Artisans accredited under the Open Studios Scheme including potters, jewellers, printmakers, textile designer makers, a wood turner and a photographer will be showing and selling their work.

Shoppers will be able to peruse the stunning display of original jewellery, beautiful hand crafted wooden bowls and an eclectic mix of individually designed art and crafts with prices ranging from £10-£200

For more information please visit http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on or call West Berkshire Museum (01635) 519562.

Workshop: Fantasy Tree House with Anne Hellyer @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Fantasy Tree House with Anne Hellyer @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Over 2 days, using hand painted fabrics and free machine embroidery, create a beautiful 3D fantasy tree house – for use with LED string lights or a battery operated tea-light candle.

Dates: Thursday 9th and 16th November 10am – 4pm

Skill level required: Advanced

Cost: £84. A kit is available for an additional cost of £15 – Book now

Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library | Newbury | United Kingdom

Craft and Chat at Newbury Library

Bring along your knitting, sewing or any craft to our free Craft and Chat group. The group meets every week on Thursday, between 11am – 1pm.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30251

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

 

Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Nov 16 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library

Craft and Chat – Theale Library

Bring along your craft – or admire what other people are making.

Meeting weekly on Thursday at Theale Library, 14:15am – 15:30pm

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655

Lambourn Friendship Club @ British Legion, Lambourn
Nov 16 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Newbury Library Book Group – Thursday @ Sainsburys Cafe
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Newbury Library Book Group - Thursday @ Sainsburys Cafe | England | United Kingdom

Newbury Library Book Group – THURSDAY

New members are always welcome and it’s free to join. Please drop in to any book group meeting or contact the library for further details:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/bookgroups

Third Thursday in each month, 6.30 to 7.30pm

NEXT MEETING:

CHANGE OF VENUE: Sainsbury’s Cafe – Thursday group (Next Meeting 16th November 2017, 6.30-7.30pm – Reading ‘Love in a Cold Climate’ by Nancy Mitford)

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30251

Fitsteps Dance & Exercise Class @ Coronation Hall,
Nov 16 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Fitsteps Dance & Exercise Class @ Coronation Hall, | England | United Kingdom

Upbeat dance class inspired by Strictly Come Dancing. Plenty of Latin and Ballroom rhythms to keep you moving!

Friendly group.

For more details see fitsteps.co.uk

It’s A Shaw House Thing @ Shaw House
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
It’s A Shaw House Thing @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Scenes from the history of our most famous local address

Many local people will be aware of some of Shaw House’s past; its part in the Civil War, its use to billet soldiers in World War II and then as a school. But there has never been an attempt to record that history theatrically. Now a cast of actors from Newbury Dramatic Society perform vignettes illustrating the history of the House, with a specially commissioned script written by Ann Davidson.

About the Newbury Dramatic Society
Newbury Dramatic Society is the oldest established amateur theatre group in the Newbury area. They have a dynamic and diverse membership and stage a variety of shows each year, held in interesting or unusual local venues. They have a strong partnership with the Watermill Theatres, scene of our most recent production of Maskerade in May 2017.

www.newburydramaticsociety.com

Shaw House | Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November 2017 | Doors 7.30pm, performance 8pm

Tickets Adults £10, under 16 £5
Available from Shaw House 01635 279279 or online below using the ‘book now’ button, this will take you to the Corn Exchange website where you can select the date and adult/child ticket options.

It’s A Shaw House Thing

 

 

 

Nov
17
Fri
2017
Linking the Landscape: Nature Tots – Thatcham @ Nature Discovery Centre
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Linking the Landscape: Nature Tots - Thatcham @ Nature Discovery Centre | England | United Kingdom

Come along to our parent and toddler group.  A great opportunity each month for you and your pre-school little ones to have fun in natural surroundings.  Each session will include activities such as bug-hunting, mud-painting and mask-making.  Tea, biscuits and mud provided! Booking essential.
All children must be accompanied by an adult and please dress for the weather.

Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Present Perfect: An Artisan Christmas Market 11 November – 22 December, Weds to Sun.

West Berkshire Museum is delighted to host ‘Present Perfect’, an exhibition which brings together local crafters and artists to celebrate Christmas.

This is the ideal place for those looking for unique, distinctive gifts of the highest quality in design and making to start their Christmas shopping.

A wide range of Artisans accredited under the Open Studios Scheme including potters, jewellers, printmakers, textile designer makers, a wood turner and a photographer will be showing and selling their work.

Shoppers will be able to peruse the stunning display of original jewellery, beautiful hand crafted wooden bowls and an eclectic mix of individually designed art and crafts with prices ranging from £10-£200

For more information please visit http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on or call West Berkshire Museum (01635) 519562.

Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Nov 17 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Writers Group – Theale Library

If you are writing – or even just thinking about it – we hope this group will provide encouragement and support.

Meeting weekly on Friday at Theale Library, 10:45am – 12:00pm

 

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http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655