What's On in Quorn Village


October

Thursday 17th October 2019
Quorn Gardening Club

Quorn Church Rooms - 7.30pm
3.00 for guests, free for members

Dave Thornton, a National Vegetable Growing Champion, will give a talk about Growing Better Vegetables.

Tel: 01509 890 792   Email: libbyevans3@googlemail.com   Web: http://Spinney Cottage


Friday 18th October 2019
Abbeyfield Coffee Morning

Holloway House, Sutton Close, Quorn - 10.15am to 11.45am
1.50 per person

Friends of Holloway House, please join us for a cup of tea or coffees with a biscuit or two and have a chat with our wonderful staff and residents.

Tel: Patricia on 07391 017 495   


Saturday 19th October 2019
The Key Notes Band and Singers Social Dance

Quorn Village Hall - Dancing from 7.30pm, band starts 8.00pm
5.00

An evening of basic social ballroom dancing, or just sit back and enjoy the timeless classic songs from our live band and six fabulous singers. Featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, to name but a few.

Tickets available on the door or contact us in advance to reserve yours.

Tel: 0115 9375015   Email: thekeynotes7@gmail.com   Web: https://thekeynotes7.wordpress.com/


Thursday 24th October 2019
Quorn Flower Club meeting

Quorn Church Rooms - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Visitors 3.00.

Title of design Rustic Driftwood - members' own interpretation of this arrangement.

Tel: 01509 413 762   Email: p.kinch@btinternet.com   


Monday 28th October 2019
Quorn Local History Group - Talk - Jack A.Shaw - 'The first stop after Loughborough'

St. Bartholomew's United Church - 7.00pm
Members 2.00 - Guests 4.00

'The first stop after Loughborough'- this promises to be a very interesting talk by accredited local railway artist Jack A. Shaw (Associate Member of the Guild of Railway Artists). It will cover the history of the arrival of the Great Central Railway and its impact on Quorn.

Tel: 01509 620 295   Email: dennis.marchant@btinternet.com   Web: www.quorndon.com/quorn_local_history_group.php

November

Friday 1st November to Friday 8th November 2019
Paediatric First Aid (12 Hour)

Quorn Mills Park Bowling Club - 9.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
75

Course is in line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and meets with OFSTED requirements for those working with the under 8's. The course is suitable for Childminders, nursery and school staff (working with Foundation Stage) and anyone wanting a more in-depth knowledge of family first aid.

On successful completion delegates will be awarded a certificate in Paediatric First Aid, valid for 3 years.

Tel: 01530452315/07773169779   Email: yvonne@abbeyfirstaid.co.uk   Web: http://abbeyfirstaid.co.uk


Tuesday 5th November to Tuesday 17th December 2019
Parent & Baby Development Classes

Community Room, Quorn Old School - 9.30am to 12.30pm
Contact Palvinder

Inspiring play together for 0 - 3 years, Infants, Toddlers & Juniors.

Tel: Palvinder on 07813 361 767   Email: palvinder@babycollege.co.uk   Web: www.babycollege.co.uk


Monday 11th November 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
5.00 per session, turn up and pay

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 (with summer break Aug and Sept), on the second Monday, arrive from 2pm. Beginners welcome!

Email: ngreenwood@argonet.co.uk   


Wednesday 13th November 2019
The Wednesday Afternoon Film Show

Quorn Village Hall - 2.00pm - doors open at 1.45pm
4.00 adults; 2.00 accompanied under 16s

Imagine a world without The Beatles. A struggling musician realises that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Entrance price includes a cuppa and biscuits. Free raffle ticket on entry.

Email: hindejoan@gmail.com   


Thursday 14th November 2019
Quorn Flower Club meeting

Quorn Church Rooms - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Visitors 3.00

"Vintage Lantern" is the title of the design. Members' own ideas for this subject.

Tel: 01509 413 762   Email: p.kinch@btinternet.com   


Friday 15th November 2019
Emergency First Aid at Work

Quorn Mills Park Bowling Club - 9.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
55

A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Compliant course designed for someone taking on the role of an emergency first aider at work, while also providing a general introduction for anyone with a personal interest in first aid.

On successful completion delegates will be awarded a certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work, valid for 3 years.

Tel: 01530452315/07773169779   Email: yvonne@abbeyfirstaid.co.uk   Web: http://abbeyfirstaid.co.uk


Sunday 17th November 2019
Live & Local present 'She'Koyokh' - Klezmer & Balkan Music

Quorn Village Hall - 7.00pm
Tickets 11.00 per person

She'Koyokh is an international band comprising seven musicians playing klezmer and traditional music from the Balkans and Turkey. She'Koyokh has a reputation as "one of London's musical treasures playing the best Klezmer and Balkan music in Britain" (The Evening Standard).

A Live & Local show in association with Quorn Parish Council. Ticket available from Quorn Old School Tearooms, Quorn Parish Council Office or by phone.

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


Wednesday 20th November 2019
Police Beat Surgery

Quorn Library, Quorn Old School - 10.00am to 11.00am

An opportunity to raise issues of concern with a member of Quorn's local Police Beat team.

Tel: 01509 414 633 (library)   


Thursday 21st November 2019
Quorn Gardening Club

Quorn Church Rooms - 7.30pm
3.00 for guests, free for members

A talk entitled The Winter Garden - Planting ideas for winter colour and interest. The speaker will be Bel Grierson of Oasis Plant Centre.

Tel: 01509 890 792   Email: libbyevans3@googlemail.com   


Thursday 28th November 2019
Quorn Flower Club meeting

Quorn Church Rooms - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Visitors 3.00

Christmas workshop with Philippa Pitt-Brooke.

Tel: 01509 413 762   Email: p.kinch@btinternet.com   

December

Sunday 1st December 2019
Quorn Food & Craft Trail

Quorn Village Centre - 11.00am to 4.00pm
Free

Over 70 stalls and village shops open, Quorn Cross, Church View Gardens, White Hart, Bowls Club, The Banks, Church Rooms, Station Road.

The event will be alongside the Christmas Lights Switch-On at 5.00pm.

Tel: 07544 781 054   Email: quornfoodandcrafttrail@virginmedia.com   


Monday 9th December 2019
Quorn Circle Dance Group

Quorn Village Hall - 2.15pm to 3.45pm
5.00 per session, turn up and pay

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 (with summer break Aug and Sept), on the second Monday, arrive from 2pm. Beginners welcome!

Email: ngreenwood@argonet.co.uk   


Thursday 12th December 2019
Quorn Flower Club Christmas Demonstration

Quorn Church Rooms - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Visitors 5.00

This is an open meeting with Christmas Demonstration by Jean Fordham. All welcome, please come along, bring a friend and enjoy a demonstration of Christmas flower arrangements.

Tel: 01509 413 762   Email: p.kinch@btinternet.com   


Monday 16th December 2019
Police Beat Surgery

Quorn Library, Quorn Old School - 2.00pm to 3.00pm

An opportunity to raise issues of concern with a member of Quorn's local Police Beat team.

Tel: 01509 414 633 (library)   


Saturday 21st December 2019
Carol Concert with the Hathern Band

Quorn Village Hall - 7.00pm, doors open at 6.30pm
Free of charge

Quorn Parish Council presents their annual Christmas Carol Concert with the acclaimed Hathern Band.

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


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