Your guide to events across Mansfield and Ashfield, 14th - 20th November

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Your guide to events across Mansfield and Ashfield, 7th - 13th November

Published on Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:44

A GUIDE to events happening across Mansfield and Ashfield during the next week.

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John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is on at Nottingham Playhouse until Saturday. Tickets £7.50-£27. Call 0115 9419419.

Girls’ choir Cantamus are singing at the Crescent Centre, Mansfield. Tickets £13 or £10.40 Music Society Members and £5.50 for children. Call 633133 or visit

Magic of The Beatles at Mansfield Palace Theatre. Tickets £18.50, concessions £17.50. Call Mansfield on 633133 or visit

Horrible Histories - Vile Victorians and Terrible Tudors - is on at Nottingham Theate Royal until Sunday. Tickets £10-17. Call 0115 9895555 or


Students of Christine March School of Dance and Drama perform at Mansfield Palace Theatre. Also Saturday afternoon. Tickets £8. Call 633133 or visit

Some Like It Hip Hop is at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall.Tickets £20-£27.50. Call 0115 9895555 or


Cowboy Baby comes to Nottingham Playhouse’s Neville Studio. Tickets £7, children £6. Call 0115 9419419.


Ballet Theate UK bring A Christmas Carol to Mansfield Palace Theatre. Starts 3pm. Tickets are £18, concessions £17, children £12. Call 633133 or visit

Nottingham’s dancers and musicians perform at Nottingham Royal Concert at Tak30ver. Tickets are £10. Call 0115 9895555 or


Opera North present Faust by Gounod at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal. Tickets £15-59. Call 0115 9895555 or



The Unwin Club in Sutton hosts Bob Wilson’s Jazz Band. Adm £6, members £5.

The System and Anticure at Sutton’s The Diamond. Members £2, guests £3. Call 456617 or visit


Top male group Foxx play the Warsop Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Members £2, guests £3.

The UK’s top Madness tribute act, Ultimate Madness, perform at The Diamond Club, Sutton. Members £6, guests £7.50. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit

Female vocalist Laura Lee Simpson is performing at Kirkby’s Bentinck club. For details call 752284 or visit

Little Miss Sixties at St Joseph’s Club on High Pavement, Sutton, with support from DJ Mr Jive. Tickets are £5 each or pay on the door. Doors 7pm. Call 552387.


The Guns and Roses Experience, supported by Skid Row, are on at The Diamond, Sutton. Members £6, guests £7.50. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit

Four piece 60s band Still Crazy play The Bentinck in Kirkby. For details call 752284 or visit

Carry on Cabaret, a male/female comedy vocal duo, will be at Annesley Woodhouse Working Men’s Club. Over-18s only. Visitors £1. Call 752264.


Male duo Junction 23 play Warsop Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Members £1, guests £2.

Sutton’s The Diamond Club hosts Jim Stapley, fronting his own band Skinny Machine. Supported by I.O and Wish. Members £4, guests £5. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit

Harmonybeat will perform hits from the ‘60s at the Urban Social Club, Lindleys Lane, Kirkby from 8.30pm. Free entry. For details call Mansfield 722095 or visit


Mansfield Folk Club singer’s night at the Black Bull on Woodhouse Road. Entry £1. Call 825382 for details.



InStep Health Walk to Scarcliffe. Meet at the Devonshire Arms car park in Upper Langwith at 10am. For details call 07563 702 547.


InStep Health Walk around Warsop Vale. Meet at the Carrs car park, Church Warsop at 10am. Call 07951 968 366.


InStep Health Walk at Teversal Trails. Meet at Teversal Trails visitors’ centre car park at 10am. Call 07951 945 407.

Diary Dates

BILSTHORPE: Scouts coffee morning. Sat 17th Nov, Village Hall, 10am-12noon.

BILSTHORPE: Fun-key Sunday service. Crompton View Primary School, 17th Nov, 4pm, all welcome.

BILSTHORPE: Heritage Autumn Coffee Morning, Saturday, 24th Nov 10am-12 noon, Village Hall. Raffle, tombola, children’s tombola, cake stall, jewellery and other stalls, plus trip down Memory Lane with photographic display. Admission 25p incl refreshments. All welcome.

BILSTHORPE: Library. Dukeries College, 4-week course starting 23rd Nov 1.30-3.30pm, designing own jewellery. £5 per session. Booking essential, 870216.

BILSTHORPE: Library. Dukeries College, 4-week course starting 28th Nov 10am-12noon, sugar crafting. £5 per session. Booking essential, 870216.

BILSTHORPE:Motown and Northern Soul Night. Bilsthorpe Welfare Hall. Sat 24th Nov 7.30pm-12.30am.Three different DJs spinning tracks for all dance and music fans. In aid of Sara Baker Appeal.Tickets £6 from organiser John Bevins on 01623 871646 or 07960 421615.

BLIDWORTH: Library, free one hour computer lessons. Learn how to go on line, email friends and family and search for jobs. Call 793775.

BLIDWORTH: and District Art Club.  Methodist Church,  Tuesdays  7-9pm, all welcome.

BLIDWORTH: Methodist Church. Sat Nov 17th Christmas Coffee Morning, 10.30 till 1pm.

BLIDWORTH: St Andrew’s Mission Hall, Monday 19th November 3-4pm. ‘Talk and Tea’ for lonely, widowed, bereaved, but everyone welcome.

BLIDWORTH: St Andrew’s Church. Saturday 24th November, 10.30-12noon. Bric a brac, 200 club draw and coffee morning, all welcome, free admission.

BOUGHTON: Line Dancing for Beginners. Village Hall Thursdays 7 -8pm. Improvers 8-9pm. Call or text Sue on 0759 469 1999.

CLIPSTONE: All Saints Church. November 24th, Christmas Fayre, 1pm.

CLIPSTONE: All Saints Church.December 14th Mansfield Male Voice Choir, & Shirebrook Brass Band .Tickets can be obtained at the door. 7pm. December 16th Christingle Service, 4pm. December 23rd Carols by Candle Light. 6pm. December 24th Crib Service, 4pm. December 24th Midnight Mass 11:30pm.

CLIPSTONE: Rumbles Cafe. Vicar Water Country Park, book sale, Wednesdays 11am to 2pm.

CLIPSTONE: Rumbles Cafe. Wed 14th Nov ‘An Evening of Indian Cuisine’ (3 course Indian meal) from 7pm with a minimum donation of £12.95 per head - bring your own wine or beer. Contact 424836.

CLIPSTONE: Rumbles Cafe. Sunday 25th Nov Christmas Fayre including local craft vendors, cakes pies and breads, Christmas cakes and puddings, preserves plus more.10am to 3pm. Contact 424836.

CLIPSTONE: Rumbles Cafe. Saturday 1st December –Christmas Carols by Candlelight, tickets minimum donation of £5 per head to include drink and warm mince pie. From 6.30pm. Contact 424836.

EAKRING: Christmas Fayre. 17th November, Cator Hall, 11am-3pm. All welcome.

EDWINSTOWE: Tenants’ And Residents’ Association. Christmas family disco to help one parent family’s next summer. Contact Gail on 824521 or Sue on 07800803728.

EDWINSTOWE: Hospice Support Group. Christmas Coffee Morning, Village Hall, Saturday 24th November, 10-11.30am. Christmas goodies for sale.

EDWINSTOWE: Spiritualist Centre. Village Hall, 6.30pm. Sunday 18th November, medium is David Williams, all welcome. Tel Sandra 07825036780.

FARNSFIELD: Flower Club. Open Evening Monday, 19th November, 7pm in the Upper Hall, Farnsfield Village Centre. Demonstration ‘This Most Magical Time’ with June Borrowdale. Tickets £8 include buffet, from Jenny 882650, Sylvia on 882893 and Chris on 870512.

FARNSFIELD: Methodist Church. Christmas Fayre with stall, refreshments, bacon butties, 9.30am till 12noon. Sat 17th Nov, all welcome.

FOREST TOWN: St Alban’s Church. Thursday Nov 15th drop-in 9am-12noon.Sun 18th 9.30am parish communion and baptisms. Wed 21st 9.30am midweek communion.

MANSFIELD: Flower Arrangement Society meeting, The Function Room, Botany Avenue. Wed 21st Nov, 7pm. Demonstrator Tony Brown, national demonstrator. All welcome.

MANSFIELD St.Lawrence’s Church Christmas Fayre. Saturday 24th November 10.30am -1pm, Church Hall. Stalls include gift bags, Christmas crafts, tombola, raffle, toys, cakes etc. Homemade soup available. Admission 50p

MANSFIELD: Old Mansfield Society. Meeting, St.Peter’s Church Centre, Church Side, Tuesday, 20th.November 7.30p.m. Talk by Liz Weston and Jodie Henshaw on ‘Mansfield Museum - Past, Present and Future’. Admission £2 for non-members. Copies of the Society’s various publications on sale.

MANSFIELD: Ashfield & Mansfield Older People’s Consultation Group. Meet 2pm on Wed 28th Nov at Mansfield CVS, Wood Street, Mansfield. Speaker Gary McKay from the NCC on reforming care and support. For more information call CVS on 651177.

MANSFIELD: Sunday Devine Service. 18th Nov 6.30pm Medium Sue Odam. Thursday Healing Service 7.30pm. Wed 21st Nov 7.30pm An Evening of Mediumship with Stephen Wakeling. Members £3.50 non members £4.50. Open Healing Saturdays 10am - midday. Contact Jean Stevens 842143.

MANSFIELD: St Peter’s Church. Wed 14th 5.15pm Pizza and Praise. Thur 15th 10am Communion. Fri 16th 1.10pm Communion. Sun 18th 8am Communion, 10am Family Service & Communion, 6.30pm Healing Service.

MANSFIELD: Family History Society, CVS Centre, Wood Street, Thursday 15th Nov 7-9pm - A Woman’s Lot in Nottinghamshire by Nottingham Archivist Chris Weir - all welcome.

MANSFIELD: Bridge Street Methodist Church, Thursday 15th November, Toddler Group, 9.30-11am.  Friday 16th Nov Pop-In for a cuppa and a bacon cob, 10.30am-12noon.  Monday 19th Nov, Toddler Group, 9.30-11am.  All in The Stanhope Centre.  All welcome.

MANSFIELD: Autumn Sale. Old Meeting House, Stockwell Gate. Sat 17th Nov. 10.30am-12.30pm.

MANSFIELD:Craft Fair. Sunday 25th November 10-3pm at the Lindhurst Rooms, Mansfield Civic Centre .Free parking and free entry. Craft stalls, festive gifts on sale.

MANSFIELD: Pensioners Association branch meeting, Thursday 29th November, Old Meeting House, Stockwell Gate, 2pm. Speaker Andrew Tucker from the Palace Theatre. Open to non members.

MANSFIELD: Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street. Saturday 1st December – Christmas Gift & Craft Fair 10am– 2pm, gifts and craft stalls, refreshments. Spaces available, visit www.mansfieldbaptistchurch.orgHYPERLINK “” or call Cathy on 07903 804273. All profits to local and overseas charity. Full details of services on

MANSFIELD: Parach Drama School. Meeting at Brookside Hall, Ladybrook Lane. Children Saturday 10am till 12 noon Adults Monday 7 - 8pm. No charge for children. No experience necessary. For information phone 0438674 or 078912544124.

MANSFIELD: Coffee morning. Old Meeting House, Stockwell Gate, every Saturday 10am-12noon.

MANSFIELD: Yoga group. Old Meeting House, every Tuesday, 6.30pm.

MANSFIELD: ME and FMS group. St Peter’s Centre, Church Side. Meetings are first and third Wednesday mornings in the month.  

MANSFIELD: Age Concern Mansfield day centre, Selwyn Street. Open  Fridays 9.30am-1.30pm. Raffle, bingo, card game and hot lunch and outings, new members welcome, ring 01623 626869.

MANSFIELD: Redcliffe Over 50s Club. St Lawrence’s Church Hall, Sandy Lane. New members welcome to join friendly club, meet Monday 2-3.45pm (except bank holidays). Subscriptions £2, incl speakers, slide presentations, bingo, refreshments and free raffle. Contact chairman Don Hunt 469907 or 626807.

MANSFIELD: ZumbAtomic. Children’s Zumba, Saturdays. ‘Little stars’ ( 4-7), 9.30-10.30am and ‘big stars’ (8-11)  10.30-11.30am,  Ladybrook Community Centre (William Kaye Hall) call  624208.

MANSFIELD: Children’s dance lessons with Step up School of Dance. Thursdays at Ladybrook Community Centre. Baby boppers under 4s 4-4.30pm, street dance 4.30-5pm, disco 5-5.30pm call 624208.

MANSFIELD: Yoga for all levels. Ladybrook Community Centre, Thursdays 7-8pm.

MANSFIELD: Live Well Friendly Support Group. For people looking to lose weight, gain weight, maintain weight, manage medical conditions, get back into exercise and  more, all welcome Mondays 5-7pm and Fridays 10-12am, Ladybrook Community Centre (William Kaye Hall) call 01623 624 208 for information.

MANSFIELD: Zumba GOLD. For people new or returning to exercise or after a gentle morning workout , Ladybrook Community Centre Tuesdays 11am -12.

MANSFIELD: Lunch club for all  family. Wednesdays 11.30am–1pm, Ladybrook Community Centre, any two course  £3 or three for  £4 – everyone welcome, highchairs available.

MANSFIELD: Interfaith Network. Encourages people of different faiths in the district to get together and share ideas and experiences) meets last Wednesday of  month, Mansfield CVS, 36 Wood Street,  6pm-7.30pm. For information  contact Alan Lloyd on 01623 651177, or John Wood on 01623 672467.

MANSFIELD: Age Concern Friendship Centre. Old Meeting House, open Monday, Thursday and Friday,  10am-1pm, tea, coffee, soup and toast. No me membership needed, contact 626286.

MANSFIELD: MIND Men’s Group. St John’s Street,  every Thursday 1.30 – 4.30pm. Call 01623 658044 for information.

MANSFIELD:  Baptist Church Coffee Shop. 10am-2pm every Thursday. Includes table top sale raising funds for local charities. Table £0-£5, call Amy on 01623 633778 or Elaine 652635. All welcome. .

MANSFIELD: The national organisation of the Widowed (NOW). Meets first Saturday of month, St John’s Centre, 10.30am-12.30pm.

MANSFIELD: Christian Community Centre, 1 Woodhouse Road. Multicultural church with activities for all ages. Sunday  services 11am. For  information  call 622766 or 645123.

MANSFIELD: Selwyn Street Centre, Over 60s Club. All welcome. Have a chat, play bingo, refreshments, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1.30-3.30pm.

MANSFIELD: ZUMBA. St Peter’s Centre, Mondays 6-7, £3.

MANSFIELD: Family Life Centre. Luncheon club every Monday and Friday at 12.30pm. £4 for over-60s, £5 for under-60s. Further information from Nita on 422808.

MANSFIELD: St John’s Centre (Old School). Tea dance every Monday afternoon from 1.45-4pm.Admission £2 (inc tea & bisc) All popular sequence dances & some ballroom dances. Tel 609001 for details.

MANSFIELD: Healing Hands at CVS, 36 Wood St. Tuesdays, 2-4pm. Refreshments included. A suggested donation of £3 appreciated. email Heather at: or contact Margaret on 01623 623590

MANSFIELD: Self-help Cancer Group. Meet first and third Mondays of the month at The Patchills, off Eakring Road, at 7pm. Free complementary therapies.

MANSFIELD: Are you concerned about someone’s drinking. Friends’ Meeting House, Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm. Contact helpline 02074 070215.

MANSFIELD: Friends’ Meeting House (next to the Civic Centre), Chesterfield Road South, a voluntary group, Healing Pathways. Reiki, reflexology, Body Talk, Indian head massage and healing. Wednesdays, 10.30am to 1pm. Donations, guidance, £5.

MANSFIELD: Knit ‘n’ natter, every third Saturday in month. Mansfield library, 10 am-12noon. All welcome, beginners and experienced.

MANSFIELD: Churches Together. Bellamy Community Charity Shop. 11am-4pm Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm Sat Dawn’s Deal Day. Donations gratefully received.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE: Spiritualist Meeting. Focus Point, Vale Road, 20th Nov,7pm. Speaker Eliane Kenwood Enquirie 01623 656876.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE: Social sequence tea dance. Mondays 1.30-4pm, Sherwood Welfare Centre. Refreshments.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE:  Zumba. Northfield Focus Point, Vale Road, Monday; 9.30-10.15am, Wednesday 10-10.45am; £3; 07863987271.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE: Legs, Bums & Tums. Northfield Focus Point, Vale Road; Friday; 11-11.45am, £3, 07863987271.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE: Zumba Gold. Northfield Focus Point, Vale Road,  Thursday, 11-11.45am, £3, 07863987271.

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE: Turner Memorial Hall, flea market. Fridays, 8am to 12noon. Free admission, refreshments, proceeds for St Edmund’s Church, contact Andrew on 07786 958690.

OLLERTON: Coffee mornings. Library, 9.30am-11am every Tuesday.

OLLERTON: Sherwood MP Mark Spencer, Advice Surgeries. Fourth Friday of the month,  5.30–7pm),  Dukeries Complex, Whinney Lane, (except for August and some Bank Holidays). Phone the Constituency Office on 0115 968 1186 for an appointment or email

PLEASLEY: Zumba class. Landmark Centre, Monday 5.45-6.30pm. Contact 0750 2131278.

PLEASLEY:  Pleasley Pit  guided tours of the winding engine house. Thursday and Sunday mornings, contact Tony on 01623 454816. Tearoom under the headstocks now open daily for refreshments 10am-2pm.

RAINWORTH: Village Hall. Craft fair, 18th Nov, 11am-3pm, free entrance. In aid of Kool Kids.

RAINWORTH Methodist Church. Christmas Fayre, Saturday 24th November at 10am till 12noon, gifts, cakes and refreshments available.

RAINWORTH: Simon & St Jude’s, Coffee Shop. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-12noon. Everyone welcome. New feature- book sale, come along and choose a book.

RAINWORTH: SS Simon and Jude’s, informal art group. 1.45-3.30pm Fridays. Develop  artistic skills with drawing or painting in friendly group, with tea and biscuits; plus tips from the more experienced.

RAINWORTH: Methodist Church, coffee morning. Most Saturdays at the church, 10am till noon, all welcome.

SHIREBROOK: Royal british Legion Social Club and branch HQ. Special general meeting called by the committee, club house, 22nd Nov, 7.30pm. To talk about closure of club.

SHIREBROOK: Ashbourne Court, chair-based exercise class. Tuesdays 2-3pm.  50p. All welcome. Contact Maureen Greig 744952.

SHIREBROOK: Academy, Community Fun Nights for adults and children. Thursday evenings 6-7pm. All welcome.

SHIREBROOK: Tea Dance, Tuesdays 2-4pm Shirebrook Church Hall. Admission £2  inc refreshments. Contact K. Clarke 743577.

SHIREBROOK: Floral Art Club demonstration. 7pm in Shirebrook library, Thursday 15th November.

SHIREBROOK: Holy Trinity Parish Church. Family Advent service, 6pm Sunday 2nd December.

SHIREBROOK: Methodist Church. Wednesday 14th November - Christmas coffee and craft evening 7.30pm. Entrance £2 incl tea/coffee & biscuits.

WARSOP: Spiritualist and Psychic Group. New venue, Hare and Hounds function room, Church Street, Thursdays 7.30pm. £3. All welcome. 15th Nov, guest medium Susan Bell of Rotherham.

WARSOP: Oaklands Centre, Oakfield Lane. Tuesday mornings, charity shop, 9am. Everyone welcome. Thursday afternoons, tea dance, 2pm, admission £1.50, includes refreshments. Telephone 844034.

WARSOP: Zumba. Meden School, Monday; 7.30-8.15pm; £3; 07863987271.

WHALEY THORNS: Community Hall, Sequence Dance. Wednesdays 2-4pm, £1.50. Contact Dorothy Charlesworth 744718.


ANNESLEY: Spiritual development workshops. Twice a month at Acacia Centre, Tuesdays 7-8.30pm, contact Michelle on 07974178423.

ANNESLEY: Acacia Community Centre c ourses. How to get the most out of your Money

Mondays starting 29th October – 3rd December 2012, 9.30–11.30am (6 sessions), free crèche available. Introduction to Radio Broadcasting - Mondays starting 29th October – 3rd December 2012, 7–9pm (6 sessions). IT for Work* - Thursdays starting 1st November – 6th December 2012, 1.00–3.30pm (6 sessions). Digital Photo Editing (using Picasa) - Mondays starting 5th November – 10th December 2012, 1–3pm (6 sessions). *AIM Awards Accredited. Fees are £5 per session or free subject to eligibility. Learners must be over or 19 years of age.

HUTHWAITE: Community Cafe. Open every Mon, Weds and Fri 9am-1.15pm term time only.  OAP & regular specials daily, contact the centre on 440993 to check what’s on and book your meal!  Healthy Options available.  Hot choc with marshmallows and cream only £1!. Baby & Toddler Group, every Thursday from 9.15-11am. £1 per family. Prayer lunch every Thursday from 11.30 am in the All Saints Cafe, all  welcome.

HUTHWAITE: All Saints Church services. Sunday 10am. More traditional services  held  Sunday evenings from 6pm.  All welcome; Church running 2 Alpha Course, all are welcome.  Both are on a Tuesday, one is at 7.30pm and another, women’s group (children welcome) is at 9am.

HUTHWAITE: Leisure Centre. Friday night bingo to raise money for  Amazon Breast Cancer charity, 8-10:30pm.

HUTHWAITE: Indoor Car Boot. Saturday 3rd November 10am-12.30. All Saints Centre, Common Road. To book a table for £3 call 07950724665. Admission is free. Refreshments available.

HUTHWAITE: Every Friday at 7pm prayer walk around Huthwaite. Meet in the All Saints car park.

JACKSDALE, WESTWOOD: BADJER, the local community group, and JACHs Heritage Group Christmas Fair. Includes outdoor ice rink on Saturday 1st December, 3-7pm with disco, lighting, BBQ and hot drinks. Skating tickets on sale from MCM Estates, Main Road, Jacksdale or by phoning 01773 779492.

JACKSDALE, WESTWOOD: 7.30pm JACHS hosts talk By Hugh Potter of the Friends of the Cromford Canal ‘From Bullbridge to Langley Mill’. Admission £2. All welcome.

Jacksdale, Westwood

KIRKBY: Sutton and District Organ Society presents Janet Dowset in concert , Wed 14th 7pm, St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Kirkby. Admission members £5. Non members £7. Free refreshments, phone 468182.

KIRKBY: Spiritualist Church: Sun 18th Nov guest speaker. Mon 19th Nov Diane Gent and class. Tue 20th awareness group. All 7pm.

KIRKBY: Light Operatic Society celebrates 50 years with the first of its Anniversary Concerts at Ashfield School, Sutton Road, Sat 17th November 7pm. Nicholas Sharratt, leading tenor with the English Touring Opera Company, sings favourites old and new from, amongst others, the works of Lloyd Webber, John Rutter, Ivor Novello and Puccini. Tickets £7 from secretary, Carolynne, 01773775176 and collected and paid for on the door.

KIRKBY: WeightWatchers. Community Church Hall, 6.30pm Wednesdays. Tel Helen Allsop 01623 660797.

KIRKBY: St Wilfrid’s Parish Hall prayer group. Meets Wednesdays 2 to 3pm, all welcome.

KIRKBY: Trinity Methodist Church and Community CentrePoint, prayer space available,.Mondays 10 to 11.30am, for contemplation. All welcome.

KIRKBY WOODHOUSE: St John’s Church Hall, Forest Road, games morning. 10am-12noon every Monday. Come along and play board games with refreshments. Good for elderly, those living alone.

KIRKBY WOODHOUSE: St John’s Church Hall, Skegby Road, Rummage Sale. Friday 9th November, 2.30pm.

NEWSTEAD: Newstead Centre, Tilford Road, Newstead Village, tel 727140. Community cafe open 9am-2pm for breakfast & lunch & serves a variety of sandwiches, light snacks, hot meals and a daily special, as well as  locally baked cakes. Newstead Bowls -  New members welcome.  Contact Sam 01623 753541. Monday - Keep Fit 9-11am. All welcome. Dance classes with Melanie School of Dance. Freestyle, Latin & Zumba for all ages. 4.30-5.00 Freestyle, aged 3-5yrs - £2.50 5-5.45 Freestyle, aged 6+yrs - £3. 5.45-6.30 Latin American, Parent & Child - £3. 6.30-7.15 Zumba - £2.50. Tuesday, Young at Heart 9.30-11.30, gentle exercise for the over 50s. Wednesday -Woodcarvers with John, wood carving and  walking stick making for beginners through to experienced. 8-10pm. £3. All welcome. Sunday - Tai Chi with East Midlands Zhong Ding. 6-7pm Beginners class £3.50 Contact Ken on 07833 346505.

SKEGBY: Zumba class. St Andrew’s Parish Hall, Mansfield Road, Tuesdays 5.30pm.

SKEGBY: Methodist Church and Anchor Centre Advent fair. Saturday, 17th November, 2 to 4.30pm. Stalls and refreshments

STANTON HILL: All Saints’ Chuirch Christmas Fair Saturday, 17th November, 2pm.

SUTTON: Sexual Health and Relationships Event. For people with learning disabilities and their carers, 10.30am-12.30pm, Thursday 15th November, The Hosiery Mills, The Fieldings. To book a place contact Annette Harpham on 01623 651177.

SUTTON: Free Alpha breakfast every Saturday 10am followed by the Alpha course and a free dinner, Sutton Christian Fellowship, High Pavement. Just come along.

SUTTON: U3A meeting, second Thursday of every month. 10-12noon at Mansfield Hosiery Mills, Huthwaite Road.

SUTTON: Need advice? Ashfield CAB has a new helpline. Ring 0844 856 3411 10am-2pm Monday to Friday.

SUTTON:  Zumba Fitness Class.  Every Friday: 5.30-6.15pm,  £3 per session. Grosvenor Rooms. All abilities. No need to book. 

SUTTON:  Glee Club For Kids!  Every Friday: 4-5.15pm, £1.50 per session. New Cross Community Hall, Downing Street.  Ages 6 to 16 welcome. 

SUTTON: Sparkles Youth Club. 110a Hardwick Lane, open Wednesdays, 4.30 to 6.30pm and in the school holidays, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm, for young people with disabilities and additional needs, aged from eight to 20 years old. Telephone Jennie Jennison on 01623 441900 for details. 

SUTTON: Social bowls club for the over 50s and the retired. Lammas Leisure Centre, on Wednesdays, 4.30 to 6.30pm. Beginners welcome.

SUTTON: Zumba Tone. Magdalene Centre, Church Avenue, Tuesday 6.30-7.15pm; £3, 07863987271.

SUTTON: Zumba. Magdalene Centre, Church Avenue, Tuesday; 7.30-8.15pm; £3, 07863987271.

SUTTON: Zumba. Grosvenor Rooms, Church Street; Friday, 5.30-6.15pm; £3, 07863987271.