What’s On - Your guide to events across Mansfield and Ashfield, 3rd-9th October

The stage adaptation of Nick Hornby's multi-award winning book Fever Pitch
The stage adaptation of Nick Hornby's multi-award winning book Fever Pitch

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

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Fever Pitch, based on Nick Hornby’s best selling novel, open at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre for one night at 7.30pm. Tickets are £13 (£12 for concessions). For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice continues at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal until Saturday. For details call 0115 989 5555 or visit www.trch.co.uk.

Comedian Jack Dee will be at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall. For details call 0115 989 5555 or visit www.trch.co.uk.


The Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers will be appearing at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets are £18 or £16 for concessions. For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

Comedienne Sarah Millican will be at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall. For details call 0115 989 5555 or visit www.trch.co.uk.


Jive Talkin’ - The Bee Gees Story will bring the music of the internationally renowned band to Mansfield’s Palace Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets are £18.50 or £17.50 for concessions. For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

Diary of a Football Nobody, which looks at life at Notts County, opens at Nottingham Playhouse and runs until 20th October. For details call 0115 941 9419 or visit www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk.

Lisa Hendrix will be performing her brand of reggae, soul and RnB at Nottingham Playhouse at 8pm. For details call 0115 941 9419 or visit www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk.


One Night of Queen

Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works will be at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets are £17 or £16 for concessions. For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

The award winning Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will be bringing his concert to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall featuring a new group of musicians and vocalists. For details call 0115 989 5555 or visit www.trch.co.uk.


The Alchemystorium Cafe, which uses silent physical comedy, striking visuals and puppetry, will be at Nottingham Playhouse at 8pm. For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.


Comedy superstar Lenny Henry will be bringing his show Pop Life to Mansfield’s Palace Theatre. Tickets are £24.50. For details call Mansfield 633133 or visit www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

Northern Ballet will be bringing Madame Butterfly to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and it runs until 13th October. For details call 0115 989 5555 or visit www.trch.co.uk.



German band Fewsel + BB Blackdog + Callum Land. Warsop’s Black Market, free entry in the pub side from 8pm.


Route 666 will be at Sutton’s Diamond Club. Entry is £2 for members and £3 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit www.thediamonduk.com.

The Old Fashioned Love Band will be appearing at Sutton’s Unwin Club as part of its weekly jazz nights. It starts at 8.30pm and tickets are £5 for members and £6 for non-members.

Jam Session/Open Mic, with instruments provided. Warsop’s Black Market free in the pubside, acoustic only 7 till 9 then amplified from 9 till late.


The Modfathers and Tazer will be at Sutton’s Diamond. Entry is £5 for members and £6.50 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit www.thediamonduk.com.

2 REAL, a two-boy show, will be at Kirkby’s Bentinck Club. For more details phone Mansfield 752284 or visit www.freewebs.com/bentinckmw. Starts at 8.30pm.

Queen tribute act the Bohemians of Rhapsody will be at Warsop’s Ex-Servicemen’s Club along with comedy entertainer Lester Crabtree. Entry is £5. For details call Mansfield 842183.

Sons and Lovers, a 1960s harmony band, will be at Sutton’s St Joseph’s Club with support from DJ Mr Jive. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £5 or pay on the door. For details call Mansfield 558723.


Whitesnake UK and Red Jester will be at Sutton’s Diamond. Entry is £6 for members and £7.50 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit www.thediamonduk.com.

The Riffs, a three-piece band, will be at Kirkby’s Bentinck Club. For more details phone Mansfield 752284 or visit www.freewebs.com/bentinckmw. Starts at 8.30pm.


Jethro Tull by Cold Flame will be at Sutton’s Diamond. Entry is £4 for members and £5 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit www.thediamonduk.com.

Live band A K 47 will be at Warsop’s Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Entry is £1 for members and £2 for guests. For details call Mansfield 842183.


The Pat McManus Band will be at Sutton’s Diamond Club with support by Black Wednesday. Entry is £8 for m,embers and £10 for non-members. Doors open at 7pm. For details call Mansfield 456617 or visit www.thediamonduk.com.

Old Peculiar, a trio from Chesterfield, will be performing as part of Mansfield Folk Club’s regular night at the Black Bull pub on Woodhouse Road, Mansfield. Doors open 8pm for prompt start at 8.30pm. For details visit http://mansfieldfolkclub.org.uk.



There will be an Instep Health Walk at Thoresby Park meeting at the Courtyard Gallery car park at 10am. For details call 07563 702 547.


There will be an Instep Health Walk in Sherwood Forest meeting at the visitors’ car park (£3) at 10am. For details call 07951 968 366.


There will be an Instep Health Walk at Palterton meeting at the Young Vanish at 10am. For details call 07951 945 407.



The Fungi Foray will take place at Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Edwinstowe between 10.30am and 12.30pm. Join Rangers and the Nottinghamshire Fungi Group to search for the common and not so common fungi. Pre-booking essential by calling Mansfield 823202.


Young people are invited to take part in an overnight navigation event at Sherwood Forest, Edwinstowe. Call 556110 or email outdoor.environmental@nottscc.gov.uk for more information.

Diary dates

BILSTHORPE: Ladies Running Club every Monday outside Scout Headquarters regardless of weather, 7pm. All ladies of all abilities welcome.

BILSTHORPE: Library, coffee morning and crafts. Wednesday 10.30-11.30am.

BLIDWORTH: St Andrew’s Mission Hall, Harvest Festival Supper with Surprise Entertainment, Saturday 13th October, 7.30pm, tickets £4, need to sign up if you are coming, if you would like to donate a raffle prize please could you wrap it so that its contents are secret? All will be revealed on the night.

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.

CLIPSTONE: Clipstone Library Big Draw Event. Wire sculpture with a twist. Watch us enlarge your creation to make a grand display. Free event open to all ages, 24th October, 3-4pm.

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

EDWINSTOWE: Edwinstowe Library Big Draw Event. Help create a theme tune for the library by merging art and music. Draw a picture on a musical note and then place it on our score to create a unique piece of music. Free event open to all ages on 25th October, 10.30-11.30am.

EDWINSTOWE: Spiritualist Centre, Village Hall, 6.30pm, Sunday 7th October. The medium is Margaret Pearson, everyone is welcome. Call Sandra on 07825036780.

EDWINSTOWE: Mind, body and soul event, Edwinstowe House, 7th October, 10am-5pm.

EDWINSTOWE: Painting for Pleasure classes, Village Hall, on Mondays 2-4pm. All welcome, just go along. Contact tel 01777 870588.

EDWINSTOWE: Zumba at South Forest, Wednesday 6-7, £3.50.

EDWINSTOWE: Zumba, Thoresby Miners’ Welfare, Fourth Avenue, Thursday 6.30-7.15pm, £3, 07863987271.

FARNSFIELD: Autumn Bazaar, Saturday 6th October, 9.30am-noon, Village Centre, All welcome. Cake stall, handicrafts, plants, gifts, soft toys, bric-a-brac, handmade glassware, tombola, raffle.

FOREST TOWN: Methodist Church, coffee morning on Saturday 6th October, 10am-12noon.

MANSFIELD: Flea market, Saturday 13th October, 10am-12noon at The Treasury, Bolsover Street. Many bargains, bric-a-brac, clothes, collectables, books and toys. Entry free. Refreshments available. In aid of St. Lawrence’s Church, Mansfield.

MANSFIELD: Spiritualist Centre, Dallas Street, Harvest Festival, 7th October with Mark Brandist from Coventry taking the Devine Service, 6.30pm, all welcome. Thursday Healing Service, 7.30pm. Saturday Open Healing, 10am. Saturday 13th October, workshop on Shamanism and Wagon Wheels, 10am-4.30pm, tickets £10. Saturday 30th October, Demonstration of Deep Trance with Scott Milligan, 7.30pm, tickets £5. Contact Jean Stevens on 01623 842143.

MANSFIELD: Bridge Street Methodist Church, Friday 5th October, pop-in for a cuppa and bacon cobs, 10.30am-12noon. Monday 8th October, Toddler Group 9.30-11am. Thursday 11th October, Toddler Praise, 9.30-11am. Friday 12th October, pop-in for a cuppa and a bacon cob, 10.30am-12noon. Monday 15th October, Toddler Group, 9.30-11am. All in The Stanhope Centre. All are welcome.

MANSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, Wednesday 3rd October, 5.15pm, Pizza & Praise. Thursday 4th October, 10am Holy Communion. Friday 5th October, 1.10pm, Holy Communion. Sunday 7th October, 8am Holy Communion, 9.30am Holy Communion, 6.30pm Evening Prayer, 7.30pm www. welcome, worship and prayer.

MANSFIELD: Valuation day at Rose Lodge, Sutton Road, 12th October, 10am-3pm. Bring along an item to be valued at £1 per item, cash in unwanted or broken jewellery.

MANSFIELD: North Nottinghamshire Mental Health Partnership will be celebrating World Mental Health Day at the Towers on Wednesday 10th October from 10am–3pm. All welcome. To book contact Mansfield CVS on 01623 651177.

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 (friendly group which 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 at St John’s Street, is now held weekly 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. www.mansfieldbaptistchurch.org for more details.

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 at 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: Coffee morning at the Old Meeting House, Saturdays, from 10am to 12noon.

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, give a warm welcome and hands-on healing on Tuesdays, 2 - 4pm. Refreshments included. A suggested donation of £3 is appreciated. For more details email Heather at: healinghands.mansfield@yahoo.co.uk 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, offer reiki, reflexology, Body Talk, Indian head massage and healing. Wednesdays, 10.30am to 1pm. Donations, guidance, £5.

MANSFIELD: Selwyn Street Centre Over 60s Club: All welcome. Have a chat, play bingo, plus teas, biscuits open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays 1.30-3.30pm.

MANSFIELD:Yoga group, Tuesdays 6.30pm, Old Meeting House, Stockwell Gate, tel 612972.

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-4.30pm monday to Friday. Donations gratefully received.

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, corner of Church Street and Welbeck Road, flea market, Fridays, 8am to 12noon. Free admission, refreshments, proceeds for St Edmund’s Church, contact Andrew on 07786 958690.

OLLERTON: Ollerton Library Big Draw Event. When did you last draw anything? Come and have fun and brush up on your drawing skills. Free, simple, fun activity for all ages, 20th October, 9.30am-12noon.

OLLERTON: Ollerton & District Organ Society present Mark Spafford in concert, Jubilee Hall, Wellow Road, on 3rd October, 7.30pm.

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 mark.spencer.mp@parliament.uk

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.

RAINWORTH: Home-Start Mansfield holding an Autumn Barn Dance on 6th October at Village Hall, 7-11pm. Tickets include a pie and pea supper £10 adult / £3 children. Pinch o’Snuff will be on stage. Raffle and bar. Call 01623 653391.

RAINWORTH: Simon & St Jude’s, Coffee Shop open 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: Charity band concert at the Auditorium, Sports Direct, 7.30pm, Friday 5th October. Tickets £5. Details Mr K. Walker 742889.

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.

WARSOP: Second Warsop Scout Group, autumn fayre and coffee morning, Saturday 6th October, 9am-12.30pm, Methodist Church, Clumber Street. Stalls, cake stall, book stall.

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: Spiritualist and Psychic Group meet at The Market Function room, 43 High Street, Warsop, NG20 0AB, every Thursday 7.30pm. £3 Entry. All Welcome.

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.

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 whats 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, first Saturday of every month, All Saints Centre, 10am-12noon. Common Road, Huthwaite. To book a table for £3 call 07950724665. Admission is free.

HUTHWAITE: Every Friday at 7pm there is a prayer walk around Huthwaite, meet in the All Saints car park.

KIRKBY: Residents who want to have a go at line-dancing can join a new session at the Diamond Centre on Diamond Avenue. The weekly class takes place Tuesdays 10am -noon and is for beginners. £3.50 and more details 751947.

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

KIRKBY: Sutton and District Organ Society. Present Chio Sunamoto in concert on Wednesday Oct 10th at 7pm in St Wilfrids Church Hall, Kirkby. Admission members £5. Non members £7. Free Refreshments.

KIRKBY: St Wilfrid’s Parish Hall prayer group meets Wednesdays 2 to 3pm.

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

KIRKBY WOODHOUSE: Bingo and pie & pea supper, St John’s Church Hall, Skegby Road, 6th October, 7pm. Tickets £5 from Mansfield 466049 or 759094.

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.

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.

SUTTON: Harwood Close Surgery Patients’ Group meeting Wednesday, 3rd October, 2pm. Patients of the practice are invited to express their views.

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: Night Sky basic course at Sherwood Observatory. A series of astronomy lectures set at a basic level. The course begins on 12th October, and runs on Friday nights, for nine weeks, 7.30-10pm. Throughout the course there will be opportunities to observe the night sky through the society’s telescopes, weather depending of course. £40 per adult and £20 per junior (under 18). e-mail: course@sherwood-observatory.org.uk for more details.

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! Come and dance to the latest Glee Sounds. 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. Tel Jennie Jennison on 441900.

SUTTON: Social bowls club for the over 50s and the retired, at 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. We welcome all. Why not become a member? Membership always available.