The A-Z of What's On
There is wide variety of groups that use the hall and the church, please contact them directly for more information. A brief overview of all the groups that run in the Church Centre and Church.
If you like to paint and would like support of your fellow artists, then the Thursday Art Group is for you!
It meets in the main hall most Thursday’s during Term Time from 10am till 1pm in the Main Hall. They are a friendly group of artists who paint in all mediums and most styles. We have a professional tutor visit us once a term.
For more information, please contact Mike Robinson via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01202 888371
Centre Rendezvous : Community Cafe
Centre Rendezvous is our Community Cafe that Pops-Up in the Main Hall every Wednesday that provides reasonably priced meals. (Except Christmas, Easter and Summer Holidays).
Coffee and Cake from 11.30am, and Lunches from 12pm until 1.30pm. All welcome!
For more information click here.
Cherubs Parent and Toddler Group
Cherubs runs on a Friday morning from 9:30am to 11.15am in the entire Church Centre.
No need to book, all welcome. (Please ring the door bell and someone will let you in).
For more information see their website and on their Facebook page.
Claire Matthews Pilates
All of us have niggles with our bodies caused by our daily habits. Whether it's sitting at a desk all day or resting a baby on one hit. These habits create imbalances and can create injuries and pain. If you require a stronger core, a more flexible body, or simpily an hour of calm "me time" - Pilates could be for you. Held on Tuesdays in St Michael's Church Centere - 6.30pm Beginners and 7.30pm Improvers.
For more information or to book your place email@example.com or on their website www.clairematthewspilates.com or on Facebook ClaireMatthewsPilates.
(Bi Monthly) Coffee Mornings
Why not come and have coffee or tea and cake with us for a social morning.
Join us playing scrabble, or bring your crafting for a chat. ALL WELCOME!
Held bi-monthly on the second Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm in the Church Centre.
Here are our dates for 2020:
* 11th January * 14th March * 9th May * 11th July * 12th September * 7th November *
Colehill and Ferndown Community Choir
Colehill & Ferndown Community Choir is five part non-auditioning community choir who meet every Thursday at 7:30pm till 9:00pm in the church. It is not essential to read music, but does help. They have several performances each year in aid of local charities. £3 per adults and £1 for children. All welcome.
For more information see their website or Facebook page.
Colehill Creative Writing Network
Do you want to be more creative but lack confidence? Have you got lots of ideas but don’t know where to start? Feel stuck? Lack inspiration? Your worries are over. Find friends, fun and support at a Colehill Creative Writing Group. They meet every fourth Friday in the Alec Moore Room from 1pm to 4pm.
The writing group is run by Cilla Sparks and supported by the Dorset Writer’s Network - an organisation that inspires writers and connects creative communities through writing workshops, training and author events. We have found that writing boosts confidence, fuels imagination and even improves health. The group is self supporting so there is a small termly charge to cover costs.
Open to all but places are limited, so please contact Cilla Sparks t: 07759 835728 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join us
East Dorset Buddhism Group
Group meets for meditation and discussion in the Alec Moore Room on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
The meeting begins with a 30 minute period of sitting meditation which is preceded and concluded by some brief chanting. For those new to meditation there is the possibility of basic instruction. The group then usually reads a Buddhist publication which is discussed informally, or occasionally a tape by a Buddhist teacher is listened to and then discussed. Meetings may end with a further short period of meditation. No experience is necessary to attend meetings and anyone interested will be made welcome.
For more information contact Steve 01202 880661
St Michael's runs a Foodbank Hub on Wednesdays 1.30pm to 3pm in the Alec Moore Room, in St Michael’s Church Centre, where you can now exchange your voucher.
Donations are gratefully received and can be left at the Church Centre 10am-12pm Monday to Friday. (These will be shared between Colehill and Wimborne Foodbanks).
For more information click here.
Footlights Performance Academy
Footlight Dance Academy, incorporating Born2Perform, is a long established organisation offering dance and musical theatre training to a variety of ages throughout the local area. Footlight offer a warm and nurturing environment for ages 3+, and many of the footlight students have gone on to work in musical theatre and with professional dance companies.
For further information please visit their website or facebook page
Kurling is an indoor version of the exciting game of ice kurling. This is an addictive game with a competitive edge, adapted for all abilities to join in. It's a friendly club that can get quite competitive over a game kurling! We always have a laugh so come and join us!
Every Fridays, 1.30pm - 3.30pm in the Main Hall. Cost £3.
For more information, see the Brendoncare website.
Mother's Union Prayer Group
The Mothers’ Union which is an organisation of over 3.6 million members, women and men, living in over 78 countries, who believe in the importance of families. As well as encouraging and supporting families and marriage, members work to reach out as God’s family to change lives and bring Christ’s hope to those who are isolated, in trouble or in need. This prayer group branch comes under the umbrella of the Mothers’ Union of the Salisbury Diocese.
St Michael's Mother's Union Prayer Group and meets at 2.30pm on the 2nd Thursday of every month, except August.
There is also a monthly communion service is held at 10.30am on the first Wednesday of every month.
New members welcome, please contact Dianne Shove for more information. 01202 855024
Quarterjack Quilters is a Wimborne-based group of enthusiastic, friendly quilters who meet twice a month on Friday evenings to share ideas and learn new skills. Our programme includes workshops run by well known outside experts as well as skilled members of the Group.
For more information see their website.
Fun classes for children and teens which incorporate movement, games, stretching, massage, breathing techniques, positive affirmations and relaxation. Relax Kids’ strategies mimic clinically-proven anger management and mitigation treatments such as therapeutic exercise and yoga, breathing exercises, and mindfulness exercises.
Katie runs sessions on a Mondays at 4:30pm in the Alec Moore Room. Booking essential. For more information see their Facebook page.
The Slimming World diet is a flexible eating plan that focuses on healthy foods, occasional indulgences, support through online or in-person meetings, and increased physical activity. Providing round the year slimming support.
Groups take place on a Thursday in the Main Hall at 5:30pm & 7:30pm.
For more information contact Karen on 07795 820 310 or email@example.com or via Facebook
U3A Creative Writing & Tai Chi
Wimborne U3A is a part of the University of the 3rd Age, providing a range of volunteer-led activities to anyone no longer in full-time employment, who lives in Wimborne or the surrounding area. U3A run two courses in Church Centre - Tai Chi on Tuesday afternoons in the Main Hall, and Creative Writing on alternative Thursday mornings in the Alec Moore Room.
For more information see their website.
Wimborne Camera Club
Wimborne Camera Club are a friendly club with a varied annual programme and an emphasis on encouraging our members to improve their knowledge and practice of photography. They have regular interesting and informative speakers, often a great opportunity to learn from their knowledge or experience.
The club meets on Monday evenings at 7.30pm from September through to April. For further information, please visit their website or facebook page.
Wimborne Music Society
Wimborne Music Society is a non-profit making Society which sponsors and promotes musical events in Wimborne and further afield. It regularly holds a Sundays at 7.30 Concerts in St Michael's Church, which are a series of short Recital. For further information please visit the website. We regularly publise their concert on our church Facebook page.
Christopher Dowie can be contacted for more information as follows: on 07850 015650 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Women's Institute: Stitch Craft Group
Among their various activities, the Women's Institute hold a stitch-craft group, which meets in the Alec Moore Room of the Church Centre on the 1st and 3rd Monday mornings.
The regular meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month, except August, at Colehill Memorial Hall. We meet monthly and have speakers on a wide range of topics. The meetings are lively and friendly with a mixed age group and time for coffee or tea during the evening. Outings to a variety of places of interest are arranged during the year. Visitors are welcome at all meetings . For further information please telephone Gillian Fox, Secretary; 01202 883810
Yoga session run by Karen on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings in the Alec Moore Room.
Tuesdays 18.15 -19.45
Booking is essential, class sizes are kept to nine to ensure individual attention.
For more information, please contact Karen, tel. 07717776680 or email email@example.com
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