Chad’s diary dates

Wednesday October 15

Coffee morning and crafts. Bilthorpe Library every Wednesday from 10.30-11.30am.

Book Sale. Rumbles Cafe, Clipstone Vicar Water Country Park. Book sale, Wednesdays from 11am-2pm.

Zumba. South Forest Leisure Centre, Edwinstowe Wednesday 6-7pm. £3.50.

Meeting.Concerned about someone’s drinking. Friends’ Meeting House, Wednesdays, from 7.30-9pm. Contact helpline 02074 070215.

Fitness Kettlebell workout (Hell’s Belles). Wednesday 10.30am 45 mins for £3, Monday 5.30pm and Friday 10.30am EXPRESS SESSION 20 mins for £2.

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

Baby Talk. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street. Today and most Wednesdays, Baby Talk, 1-2.30pm; Thursday 18th, Coffee Shop, 10.30-2pm;

Bingo. Palterton Welfare. Weekly bingo every Wednesday, doors open at 7pm for a 7.40pm start. Admission 50p.

Street Sports.Shirebrook Academy. Wednesdays 8.30-9.30pm for young people aged 14-plus, free of charge, mainly football is played at sessions. No need to pre-book. Contact 01246 242365.

Keep Fit. Legs, bums and tums. At Meden School, Warsop Wednesday at 6.45pm.

Sequence Dance. Whaley Thorns Community Hall. Sequence Dance. Wednesdays from 2-4pm.

Mansfield Spirit Centre 7.30pm. An Evening of Mediumship with Marilyn Parkin. Members £3.50. Non Members £4.50.

St Peters Church. 5.15pm Pizza and Praise

Baby Talk for mums with new babies. 1 - 2.30pm.. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Autumn Concert. Presented by the Phoenix Choral Society with guest recorder ensemble Quintessence ,at the Community Church, Downing Street, Sutton. The concert commences at 7.15pm. and there will be refreshments available. A retiring collection will take place.

WeightWatchers. Community Church Hall, Kirkby 6.30pm Wednesdays. Contact Helen Allsop on Mansfield 660797.

Prayer Group. St Wilfrid’s Parish Hall Kirkby Meets Wednesdays 2-3pm, all welcome.

Children’s Street Classes. The Regency Dance Centre, Sutton. Every Wednesday, from 6pm-6.30pm (5-9 years) and 6.30-7.15pm (10-plus). Contact 07947813328.

Social bowls. Over 50s at Lammas Leisure Centre on Wednesday from 4.30-6.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Sequence Dancing. St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Sutton, on Wednesday evenings.

Thursday October 16

Dance Class. Joseph Whitaker School, Blidworth, every Thursday during term time, 4.45 - 5.45pm Latin and ballroom; 5.45 - 6.30pm freestyle/street dance and 6.30-7.15pm Zumba. Contact Leanne 07757119259.

Line Dancing. St Mary’s Church rooms, Edwinstowe. Line dancing for beginners. on Thursdays, from 1pm-2pm. Contact Sue on 07594691999.

Zumba. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. Zumba on Thursday from 10.15– 11.00am.

Run England. West Notts College sports hall. A Run England group meets every Thursday at 6.20pm.It is a friendly and welcoming running group for new runners and those returning to running. The group has links to

Mansfield Harriers. Contact Maddy on 07912410057 or Alternatively, look on the Mansfield Runners Facebook page.

Men’s Group. MIND St John’s Street, every Thursday from 1.30-4.30pm. Contact Mansfield 658044 .

Meeting. Shirebrook Christian Centre. ‘Nite-Lite’ meeting on Thursdays, from 7-9pm. All welcome

Zumba Gold. 9.30am Thursday - lower impact with FIT4FUN. Ladybrook Community Centre Contact 07863 987271.

Dukeries and District Foodbank, the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. Open Monday and Thursday, from noon-2pm. Operating on a voucher system. Vouchers can be obtained from all local schools, CAB, health visitors and many other places. Contact 07716439740.

Mansfield Spiritualist Centre.@ 7.30pm. Our Healing Service. All welcome.

St Peters Church. 10am Holy Communion

Blidworth Methodist Church. Body Shop evening, Thursday 16th. Chance to try out ethical products. Admission £1.50 includes light refreshments.

Coffee Shop. ST Simon & St Jude’s, Rainworth, open every Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Coffee Shop 10am - 1.30pm. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Toddler Sessions: Huthwaite Leisure Centre Tuesday mornings, from 9.15-11am. Soft play and crafts with juice and snacks. Contact 457130.

Kirkby Dance Academy. Festival Hall. Thursday four to 10 year olds at 4.30pm; 11-18 year olds at 7pm. Excellent dance instructors teach up to date street dance moves.

Zumba. Summit Centre, Kirkby on Thursdays at 6pm with Fit4Fun. Contact 0786 398 7271.

Senior Citizens Luncheon Club. Every Thursday 12-2pm £3 per person, Lynds Close Community Centre starting date 6th November. Dinner,bingo, games,entertainment. Come along have a chat and some fun!

Friday October 17

Zumba. Cuckney Village Hall on Friday, between 5.30 - 6.15pm. For further details contact Chris on 07748 774 142.

Meeting. Mansfield Family Life Centre. A multicultural charity (opposite Water Meadows) hosts a luncheon club, presentations and other activities on Monday and Friday at 12.30pm. £5 for over 60s. Contact Marlon or Ann at 01623 422 808.

Kittys Craft Club. Meets every Friday, from 7-9pm. Refreshments available. Warsop Methodist Church, on Clumber Street. £3. Contact 07856363622.

Singing Group. 521 for over 50s. Sessions take place every two weeks on a Friday, from 1-3pm, for pleasure, fun and relaxation. The first two trial sessions are free. Contact Jenny on Mansfield 835946.

St Peter’s Church.1.10pm Holy Communion

Art Group. Rainworth SS Simon and Jude’s: New friends welcome at an informal art group, 1.45 pm to 3.30 pm each Friday. Develop your artistic skills with drawing or painting in friendly group, with tea and biscuits; plus a few tips from the more experienced.

Impact for 10 to 14 years old. 5.30 - 7.00pm.Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Bingo. Huthwaite Leisure Centre to raise money for Amazon Breast Cancer charity, 8-10:30pm.

Prayer Walk. Every Friday at 7pm prayer walk around Huthwaite. Meet in the All Saints’ car park.

Dancing. The Regency Dance Centre, Sutton, Adult ballroom and Latin American social dance. Every Friday, from 8-10.30pm. Contact 07947813328.

Saturday, October 18

Knit n’ natter. Every third Saturday in month. Mansfield Library from 10am-noon. All welcome, beginners and experienced.

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

Song and Music Recital. By Jim Adams and David Watson, Old Meeting House Unitarian Chapel, off Walkden Street/Stockwell Gate, Mansfield- Saturday 18th October, 12 Noon. No entrance charge.

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Zumba Toning. 9.30am Saturday with FIT4FUN. Ladybrook Community Centre Contact 07863 987271.

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Mansfield Spiritualist Centre. Drop in Healing Clinic. Between 10.00am - Midday. Private Sittings available by appointment 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.

Indoor Car Boot. All Saints Centre. Common Road, Huithwaite. Indoor car boot sale on the first Saturday of every month, from 10am-12.30pm. Refreshments available. Free admission. To book a table for £5 call 07950 724665.

Sunday October 19

Mansfield Spiritualist Centre.6.30pm A Divine Service @ Medium Pat Brown. For information please contact Jean Stevens on Mansfield 842143.

St Peter’s Church. 8.00am Holy Communion 10.00am Family Service and Holy Communion6.30pm Evening


Kirklington. St Swithin’s: 6pm the church will hold its Harvest festival, all welcome

Family Service at 10.30am, and Evening Service 6.00pm.. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

All Saints Church services, Huthwaite. Sunday 10am. More traditional services held Sunday evenings from 6pm. All welcome; Church running two 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.

Craft Fayre. South Forest Leisure Complex, Edwinstowe. 10am until 2pm. Come along and show your support for local crafters. To book a stall contact Donna Moore 07792764695 or email

Monday October 20

Ladies Running Club. Every Monday. Outside Scout Headquarters, Bilsthorpe, regardless of weather. Starts at 7pm. All ladies of all abilities welcome.

Men In Sheds. (Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire). Meet Monday to Thursday, from 9am-3pm Burma Road, Blidworth. Contact Mansfield 797750 or Mick Connelly on 07872839570. Men in Sheds provide a relaxed and sociable atmosphere based on a wood working theme for older men.

Painting for Pleasure classes. Village Hall, Edwinstowe. Mondays from 2-4pm. All welcome. Contact 01777 870588.

Zumba. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. on Mondays, from 6–6.45pm.

Cardio Fusion. With Fit4Fun Monday 7pm £2 for 30 minutes session at Ladybrook Community Centre. Contact 07863 987271 for details.

Zumba Gold. chair-based for those with limited mobility. Mondays at 10.30am, £2.50 per session at Ladybrook Community Centre. Contact 07863 987271 for details.

Redcliffe Over 50s Club. St Lawrence’s Church Hall, Sandy Lane. New members welcome to join friendly club, meet Mondays from 2-3.45pm (except Bank Holidays)

Sequence dance. St John’s Centre. New Beginners Sequence Dance Class from 1-1.30pm every Monday followed by the Monday Tea Dance until 4pm. Price £5 for tuition,dance and refreshment. (£2 for Tea Dance & refreshments). Popular dances taught. Contact Mansfield 609001.

Social sequence tea dance. Mondays from 1.30-4pm, Sherwood Welfare Centre, Mansfield Woodhouse. Refreshments.

Dukeries and District Foodbank, the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. Open Monday and Thursday, from noon-2pm. Operating on a voucher system. Vouchers can be obtained from all local schools, CAB, health visitors and many other places. Contact 07716439740.

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

Farnsfield Flower Club. The next meeting will be a demonstration entitled Pastiche with Dora Mack at 2pm in the Lower Hall, Farnsfield Village Centre. Visitors and new members are most welcome.

Community Cafe, Huthwaite. Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am-1.15pm term time only. OAP & regular specials daily. Contact the centre on 440993 to check what’s on and book a meal. Healthy Options available. Hot chocolate 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.

Festival Hall Leisure Centre, Kirkby. Mature Movers. Mondays, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-noon. Badminton, bowls and table tennis.

Tuesday, October 21

Art Club meeting. At Blidworth Mehodist Church, each Tuesday at 7pm till 9pm, all welcome.

Bingo. St Andrew’s Church, Blidworth. Bingo with Steven every Tuesday at 2pm. Free admission and refreshments.

Fitsteps. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. FitSteps® on Tuesdays, from 6–6.45pm.

TSCA Swords. New beginners’ courses starting w/c 15 September. Tuesdays at Samworth Church Academy 7- 8:45pm, and at West Notts College 6-9pm. Contact or phone 07749 206349 for more details

Coffee mornings. Ollerton Library, from 9.30am-11am every Tuesday.

Sequence dance. Tuesday afternoons, Rainworth Village Hall from 2-4pm, with Beverley Howard. All welcome. Contact Beverley on 07910 849339.

Tabuz Tennis. Ravenshead Leisure Centre for over 50s. Everyone welcome 4-5pm Tuesdays.

Alzheimer’s Society. Shirebrook Memory Café. Meets second Tuesday of each month, from 10.30am – 12.30pm at Shirebrook Miners’ Welfare, Central Drive, Shirebrook, NG20 8BA.

Sequence Dance Club. Every Tuesday, from 2-4pm at Whaley Thorns Village Hall. Admission £1.50,

includes refreshments. All welcome. Contact Mr K Clarke on 743577 or Mrs A Stone on 472541.

Psychic and Spiritual development classes. Mondays, Hare and Hounds, Warsop from 8-10pm beginners to advanced level. £2 per class. Contact Mansfield 843018.

Bingo. ST Andrews, Rainworth. Bingo with Steven, Each Tuesday afternoon at 2pm, free admission, free refreshments, all welcome

Toddlers 10 - 12am and 1 - 3pm. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Huthwaite Leisure Centre. Toddler sessions on Tuesday mornings, from 9.15-11am. Soft play and crafts with juice and snacks. Contact 457130.

Festival Hall Leisure Centre. Mature Movers. Mondays, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-noon. Badminton, bowls and table tennis.