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Charity Concert in aid of Prostate Cancer
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Saturday 26th January 2019
Charity Concert in aid of Prostate Cancer

Quorn village hall - Doors open 7.30pm, concert at 8.00pm
Cost: Tickets £10.00

Concert featuring Breeze and Wilson who perform all over the country doing British folk, jazz in the style of Lyall Lovett and James Brown.

Cabaret-style seating - please bring your own drinks, glasses and nibbles. Tea and coffee will be on sale during the raffle in the interval.

This is a popular event and we are limited to numbers. Tickets - please contact us.

Further information:
Tel: Sue Batson 01509 414 033, Kath Davies 01509 413 001


Monday 28th January 2019
Quorn Local History Group Talk - A waterway pictorial journey from Syston Junction to Oakham

St Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Cost: Members £2.00 - Guests £4.00

A waterway pictorial journey from Syston Junction to Oakham - QLHG kick off their new season of talks with what promises to be an enjoyable trip along the waterways.

Mick Clowes from Quorn gives a brief history of Britain’s waterways, followed by a pictorial journey from Syston Junction to Oakham, looking at places and structures of interest and with a few smiles on the way.

Further information:
Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

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Monday 11th February 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world.

We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


Wednesday 13th February 2019
Film Show: A Star Is Born

Quorn Village Hall - 2.00pm - doors open at 1.45pm
Cost: £4.00 (at the door) - includes tea, biscuits and raffle ticket

This month's film is ‘A Star Is Born’ - a romantic drama. Seasoned musician, Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), discovers - and falls in love with - struggling artist, Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer - until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Further information:
Email: hindejoan@gmail.com


Thursday 14th February 2019
Quorn Flower Club

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Members' own interpretation of "Cup, Saucer and Cake". This will be a fun afternoon, including cake!


Saturday 23rd February 2019
Live and Local present The Froe in Concert

Quorn Village Hall - 7.30pm show, doors open at 7.00pm
Cost: Tickets £10.00 each (standard)

A magical evening of folk music from this Birmingham based band. Beautiful vocals soar over delicate string arrangements of self-penned and traditional material. Mesmerising audiences from folk clubs to festivals, this quartet combine roots and classical.

Bring your own drinks, seating cabaret style.

Tickets are available by calling the number below or from the Old School Tearooms in Stafford Orchard (from 7th January).

Further information:
Tel: 01509 413 067
Email: adminassistant@quorndon.com


Monday 25th February 2019
Quorn Local History Group Talk - Women at War

St Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Cost: Members £2.00 - Guests £4.00

Women at War is billed as a Practical Approach to History presented by Jed and Jessica from Up An’At ‘Em History.

Promises to be an educational and entertaining evening.

QLHG welcomes guests and payment is at the door.

Further information:
Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php


Thursday 28th February 2019
Quorn Flower Club meeting

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Title of the meeting "Pure & Simple". Members' own ideas.

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Saturday 2nd March 2019
Quiz Night in aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK

Quorn Church Rooms - 7.00pm
Cost: £10.00 per person - meal included

A quiz night to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Teams of up to eight people. Drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase at the bar. To purchase tickets please email or text with your details.

Further information:
Tel: 07712 062 402
Email: lowehouse@ntlworld.com


Monday 11th March 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world. We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


Wednesday 13th March 2019
Film Show: The Children Act

Quorn Village Hall - 2.00pm - doors open at 1.45pm
Cost: £4.00 (at the door) - includes tea, biscuits and raffle ticket

This month's film is ‘The Children Act’ - a drama, staring Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci. Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload and her marriage to American professor Jack (Stanley Tucci) is at a breaking point. In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam (Fionn Whitehead), a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion on religious principle that will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her. Should Fiona force him to live?

Further information:
Email: hindejoan@gmail.com


Thursday 14th March 2019
Quorn Flower Club Workshop

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane, Quorn - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Workshop with Katie Trevor, title TBC.


Saturday 23rd March 2019
Coal and Canals - 16 great songs, original film and narration

Quorn Village Hall - 7.30pm
Cost: £10.00. Pay on door or phone to reserve tickets.

A superb multi-media show performed by the five piece Zouch Band, including original film, narration and song documenting the intertwined history and heritage of the coal and canal industries. An engaging and enthralling musical documentation of two important industries.

Further information:
Tel: 01530 416 251
Email: brianlangtry23@gmail.com
Web: www.leglessproductions.co.uk


Monday 25th March 2019
Quorn Local History Group Talk - Mike Speight - I know I have a better one somewhere!

St Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Cost: Members £2.00 - Guests £4.00

QLHG is pleased to welcome Mike Speight who will be bringing us just a selection of his fantastic and extensive Quorn photo and video collection.

Mike is well know in the village and surrounds for his fabulous collection of Quorn pictures and for the 'Remember Quorn' Facebook page. If you have any connections or interest in Quorn you can't afford to miss this one.

All members and Guests welcome - please pay at the door.

Further information:
Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php


Thursday 28th March 2019
Quorn Flower Club

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Members ideas for title "Spring Hatch".

April next month  last month

Monday 8th April 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world. We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


Thursday 11th April 2019
Quorn Flower Club Workshop

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Workshop with Lynda Stamp - title TBC.


Thursday 25th April 2019
Quorn Flower Club Meeting

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane, Quorn - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Members' own ideas for title 'Boxed In'.


Monday 29th April 2019
Quorn Local History Group Talk - Apprenticeship to Restoration

St Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Cost: Members £2.00 - Guests £4.00

QLHG continually strives to find interesting and where possible talks with a local slant. 'Apprenticeship to Restoration' is no exception as Clive Stevens provides an insight into the history of omnibuses in and around Loughborough including Quorn’s own Howlets Bus company.

Further information:
Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

May next month  last month

Monday 6th May 2019
May Day Carnival

Stafford Orchard - 12.00noon onwards
Cost: Free entry to all.

The ever popular annual May Day Carnival. Come along for the Dog Show, fairground, stalls, entertainment and all manner of refreshments. There will be something for everyone.

Further information:
Email: quorn.veg@btinternet.com
Web: www.quornveg.co.uk


Thursday 9th May 2019
Quorn Flower Club Workshop

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane, Quorn - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Workshop with Roma Berridge, title TBC.


Monday 13th May 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world. We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


Thursday 23rd May 2019
Quorn Flower Club meeting

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Meeting with members' own ideas for "Three in a Row".

June next month  last month

Monday 10th June 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world. We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


Thursday 13th June 2019
Quorn Flower Club Workshop

Quorn Church Room, Church Lane - 1.45pm to 4.00pm

Workshop with Kathryn Devereux, title TBC.


Monday 24th June 2019
Quorn Local History Group - Talk - Sue Templeman - Barrow Union Workhouse and the poor of Quorn

St Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Cost: Members £2.00 - Guests £4.00

Sue Templeman's talks are always well received and a pleasure to have on the QLHG programme. This one 'Barrow Union Workhouse and the poor of Quorn' promises to be no exception.

Barrow Union Workhouse served some thirty parishes including Quorn. This is a fascinating talk that includes the stories of several Quorn residents who found themselves on the steps of the workhouse.....

Guests are always welcome. Payment is at the door.

Further information:
Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com
Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

July next month  last month

Monday 8th July 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Cost: £5.00 per session

Discover the benefits of gentle exercise through dancing simple steps to wonderful music from around the world.

We dance traditional village dances and more recent choreographies in a circle or spiral. Each dance is taught from scratch with plenty of repetition in a supportive environment. Everyone is equal in the circle. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes usually once a month, on the second Monday. Beginners welcome.


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