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Things to do in Rushcliffe

Published on 15 May 2018 10:02 AM

Do you feel lonely?

Do you spend most of your time each day sitting or lying down and sometimes struggle to pursue simple pleasures, such as playing with the grandchildren, walking to the shops, leisure activities, and meeting up with friends?

As you get older, it becomes more important to remain active to stay healthy and maintain your independence. There are lots of ways to help you get active, ranging from swimming, walking and dancing to pilates, tai chi and zhumba. So take a look at the list of things available in your local community in Rushcliffe to meet new friends and get active.

Monday

9am - 12pm
Building Bridges - Art, Creative Therapy and Craft @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop) 
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc. 
Free 
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com

9.30 - 10.15am 
Active Life Pilates @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Call for prices
Contact Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

9.30am - 12pm 
50+ Adult Swimming @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave  
Call for prices 
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

9.45 - 10.45am 
Mind & Body Consultants -Yoga with Kev @ St Mary's Church Hall, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back! Call to check for space. 
Call for prices
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk  

10-12pm (1st or 3rd Monday) 
Ruddington Craft Group  @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington 
Each meeting has different theme. Newcomers are welcome to come and learn a craft, experience or expertise are not essential. See Ruddington Parish Council's diary page for detail.  
£3 (tuition, materials and refreshment are included) 
Contact Christine Gibson 07967 245308

10am, 11am 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Village Hall, 45 Wilford Road, Ruddington 
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session. 
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk 

10.15 -11am 
Active Life Body Conditioning @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford  
Call for prices 
Contact Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

12 - 1.30pm 
Active Life 50+ Swimming @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Call for prices
Contact Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

Lunch time (2nd Monday)  
Grub at the Hub@ The Hub, 62 Musters Road, Ruddington 
A Baptist Church initiative to cook lunch for retired people. Lunches feature good old-fashioned English food such as bangers n’ mash and steak pie, followed by dessert and coffee. Please book your lunch well in advance (a week's notice) as places are limited.  
A small charge to cover costs 
Contact Ruddington Baptist Church 0115 954 6833

1 - 3pm 
Building Bridges - Mental Health Workshop @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop) 
Run by Rushcliffe Mental Health Co-production team 
Free 
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com 

1 - 3pm 
East Leake Bead Group @ Methodist Church, Main Street, East Leake
Meets as a social group with a special interest in working with beads. Members work on their own bead projects but also learn new techniques and designs from each other. Guests and teachers also occasionally visit the group. The Bead work is primarily Jewellery, Watches, and Necklaces etc, it also includes other small projects working with beads.  
Small charge to cover hire cost, etc.  
Contact Brenda 01509 853585, Pam 01509 820460

2pm 
50+ Exercise @ Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham 
With regular participation you could notice a difference in energy, stamina, and strength. It can prevent complications in the long term and can increase heart and lung efficiency! Exercise has a huge impact on wellbeing by simply relieving stress and tension making you feel great! 
Call for prices 
Contact Bingham Leisure Centre 01949 838628

2 - 3.45pm 
Knit & Natter @ The Old Bakehouse, Church Street, Ruddington Knitting and chatting group. 
£1 (entry Fee)
Contact 0115 984 6126

2 - 3pm 
Mind & Body Consultants -Yoga with Kev @ The Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay
Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back! Call to check for space. 
Call for prices
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk

2 - 4pm 
Rushcliffe Asian Community Association @ Lutterell Court, Uppingham Crescent, West Bridgford 
A weekly meeting voluntary organisation looking after the interests of Asian elderly. Activities include bi-weekly chair based music exercise, outings and trips. 
£30 per year, no further weekly charges.
Contact Madan Kaura (Secretary) 0115 945 2150 or email Emkaura@outlook.com 

Morning and afternoon (Monday and Wednesday)  
Tai Chi and Qigong for the over 50's @ Various places in West Bridgford  Daytime Tai Chi and Qigong classes specifically designed for the over 50's. Friendly, relaxing classes with slow, flowing movements designed to improve your physical, emotional and mental well being. Joy is an experienced teacher and is a member of the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain. 
£5 per session 
Contact Joy 0115 9743542 or e-mail joy.parsons3@gmail.com 

6.30 - 7.30pm 
Normanton on Soar Village Choir @ The Willows, Butt Lane, Normanton on Soar 
The choir provides an item at a service of Morning Prayer on the first Sunday of each month at St James Church at 9.30 am and also sings at concerts during the year. New members are very welcome.  
Contact Brian Archbold (Honorary Treasurer) 01509 842341

6.30 - 7.45pm 
Mind & Body Consultants -Yoga with Karen @ Carnavon Primary School, Nursery Road, Bingham
Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back!
Call to check for space and prices. 
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk 

7pm 
Holme Pierrepont Running Club @ National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont
A friendly club catering for all standards, from road running (all distances), cross country running, fell running to marathon.
Contact info@hprcrun.co.uk 

7.30 - 9pm
Fitness with Swing @ All Hallows Hall, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay
Exercise in a non-competitive environment to popular music incoporating: warm-ups, stretches, activities. Stamina, cool downs, final stretches and pilates type floors! All ages and abilities - beginners or more experienced. Bring a mat, towel and drink! 
£4 per session 
Contact Ann Taylder 0115 911 8905

7.15 - 9.15pm (Term time) 
Ruddington and District Choral Society @ St Peters Junior School, Ashworth Avenue, Ruddington 
Do you like choral singing and performances? This group participates in a small number of concerts each year, accompanied usually by organ or by a small group of instrumentalists.  It gives a charity concert at Christmas time, performs a Community Messiah (with audience participation) or a carol concert in alternating years, the latter alongside a local band. New members in any voice range welcome, no audition required. 
£50 per school term, £90 per couple per school term. 4-week taster sessions available. 
Contact RDCS on 0115 921 1451 or email enquiries@ruddingtonchoral.com 

7.30pm (Monday and Thursday)  
Radcliffe-on-Trent Drama Group @ St Mary's Church Hall, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent 
This group is an amateur group which performs three plays to a very high standard each year. Members are all with different talents who are enthusiastic about performing plays, going to plays and all aspects of the theatre. The group also runs a small number of social activities throughout the year, usually linked to the theatre in some shape or form. This includes visits to other amateur groups as well as the professional theatre.
Contact Jon Jones (Secretary) 0115 933 2568 or mail secretary@radcliffe-on-trentdramagroup.co.uk 

7.30 - 8.30pm (Monday and Wednesday)
Ruddington Belly Dancing @ The Chapel, Framework Knitters Museum, Ruddington 
Belly Dancing is great exercise and lots of fun. All you need is comfortable clothes and there’s no need to bare your belly! Hip scarfs are provided to use in class. Classes with teachers Jo and Shirley take place on Mondays for the Improvers’ group and Wednesdays for the Beginners’ and Intermediate group.
Call for booking. £5 per class. 
Contact Jo 07813 183520

7.30 - 9.30pm (Monthly from Feb to Dec excluding summer months)  
Keyworth & District Gardening Association @ Centenary Lounge, 32 Elm Ave, Keyworth 
The association promotes the interests of members in their gardening activities and takes joint action on behalf of members. Benefits of membership include talks and presentations to members on gardening and associated subjects, coach trips to gardens, flower shows and other places of interest, and discounted seed buying.
Call to find out dates. £5 per month.
Contact Alan Cooper (Chairman) 0115 974 7525 or 07870 554656 or email thealancooper@msn.com 

8 - 9.30pm 1st Monday (Monthly, from Sep - Apr)  
The Lady Bay Gardening Group @ All Hallows Hall, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay 
The group have speakers, discussions and refreshments and is ideal for those who love gardening and plants.  In the summer trips and visits are organised.  New members welcome. 
£5 (annual subscription) + £3 per meeting
Call Kate Lewis on 07711 918759 or katelewis64@hotmail.com or Liz Garnham on elizabeth.garnham@ntlworld.com

8.05 - 9.20pm
Mind & Body Consultants -Yoga with Karen @ East Bridgford Village Hall, East Bridgford  Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back!
Call to check for space. Call for prices. 
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk 

8.30pm  Old Greyhound Skittles Club @ Cranmer Arms, Main Street, Aslockton 
The Old Greyhound Skittle Club play Long Alley Skittles and now play at the Cranmer Arms, Aslockton since the closure of the Old Greyhound Inn. The team play on a Monday evening in the East Notts. Summer & Winter Leagues.   
Contact 01949 838049 or email ralambourne@aol.com 

Tuesday 

9am - 12pm 
Building Bridges - Games and Craft @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop) 
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc. 
Free
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com 

9.15am 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Village Hall, Elm Avenue, Keyworth 
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session. 
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk 

10am (2nd Tuesday, monthly)  
Cotgrave U3A @ Cotgrave Welfare Scheme & Institute, Woodview, Cotgrave 
A small but thriving group of some hundred or so retired or semi-retired people with a zest for life and an enthusiasm to keep going. Regular programme of visiting speakers and groups including birdwatching, bridge and quizes available.  
£20 subscription per year 
Contact Sue Childs (Membership Secretary) 0115 9892145 or email CotgraveU3A@hotmail.com 

10am - 12pm (Last Tuesday, monthly, excluding December)
Trent Bridge Parkinson's Café @ Welbeck Banqueting Hall, Welbeck Road, West Bridgford
An informal setting for people living with Parkinson's (including partners, carers and friends) to meet up for conversation, laughter, friendship and mutual support.
Contact Steve Moss 07712 884745 or email trentbridgeparkinsonscafe@gmail.com  

10am - 1pm (2nd or 3rd Tuesday, monthly)  
Bridgford Beaders @ Abbey Park Community Centre, West Bridgford 
A social, mixed age and abilities group who enjoy beading and associated crafts.   
Contact Sheelagh Sears 01159532473 or email smsears56@gmail.com  

10.15 - 11.15am 
50+ Swimming Keyworth Leisure Centre
Call for prices 
Contact Keyworth Leisure Centre 0115 937 5582

10.30am 
Yarn Forward @ Elms Park Pavilion, Loughborough Road, Ruddington
A group of people who enjoy knitting a variety of items. Knitters are of all abilities, with beginners welcome. The group is very social, with lots of chat as well as knitting.
Contact Barbara Walford 01332 841 352

11am  50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Lutterell Hall, Church Drive, West Bridgford 
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk 

11am  Lady Bay Move and Mingle @ The Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay 
Walks last up to 90 minutes depending on walkers' ability and levels of fitness, with options for short cuts. Meet outside the pub (inside if it's wet) ready to start at 11.00. Walkers often stay to socialise in the cafe of this welcoming pub.
Free
Contact Simon 07976 631194 or Duncan 07969 330846

11am (2nd Tuesday, monthly)
Kindred Spirits - Coffee Morning Trent Bridge Inn, 2 Radcliffe Road, West Bridgford 
Kindred Spirits organises activities for people in later life to get together, make new friends and share experiences.
Refreshments available to purchase 
Contact Age UK Notts 0115 844 0011 or info@ageuknotts.org.uk  

12pm 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Women Institue, 7 Station Street, Bingham
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk  

1 - 3pm 
Building Bridges - Knit and natter @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop)
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc.
Free 
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com  

2pm (2nd Tuesday, monthly)  
Edwalton, Gamston and District U3A @ Gamston Community Hall, Ambleside, Gamston 
U3A aims to provide leisure, friendship and learning opportunities for those who are in the third age. Interest groups and regular visiting speakers. 
£1 per session or £16 per year 
Contact Chris Shaw 07906 072251

2 - 4pm (Alternate weeks)
East Leake Banner Group @ Catholic Parish Room, Main Street, East Leake
The group makes banners for the local churches in the East Leake area and is attended by both church-goers and non church-goers. The group welcomes members of all ages, although it is mainly ladies in their 50s to 70s who attend. 
Free
Contact 01509 852147

3 - 4.30pm (2nd Tuesday, monthly)  
Tuesday Tea @ West Bridgford Baptist Church Hall, Melton Road, West Bridgford 
This is a social gathering for chatter, laughter and friendship, the odd quiz, poetry or singing session.  Some assistance available with transportation. All welcome!  
Contact 0415 981 0690

6.45 - 8pm (Tue - Thurs), 10 - 11.15am (Sat) 
Rushcliffe Athletics Club @ Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham
This club welcomes anyone interested in running, jumping and throwing and of all levels. Session times vary depending on athletes age and level of development. Training is held outside all year round with addition to indoor session during the winter. Qualified coaches are at hand to provide coaching for all developmental stages of athletics.   
Contact rushcliffeac@gmail.com  

7 - 10pm (Tuesday and Thursday)
Keyworth Bridge Club @ Keyworth Village Hall, Elm Avenue, Keyworth 
Duplicate Bridge is played in a week in a friendly atmosphere  £15 (annual subscription) + table money  
Contact 0115 937 4157

7.15pm (2nd Tuesday, monthly) 
Women's Institute East Leake @ East Leake Village Hall, Main Street, East Leake 
For women only. The WI is an educational and social organisation which offers women opportunities for learning, campaigning, friendship and sharing. 
£33.50 per year 
Contact 01509 856711

8 - 9pm 
Salsa Dance @ West Bridgford Methodist Church, Musters Road, West Bridgford 
Salsa dance classes for beginners and improvers. 
Call for prices
Contact Jane 07779 605092 or salsa-baile@btinternet.com

8.30 - 10pm 
Sullivan's Sword  @ The Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay 
An English Longsword Dance Team who are always on the look out for new dancers and musicians. Anyone is welcome to come along and have a try, no previous experience required. Just turn up on practice night!
Contact Alistair 07946 584298 or email bookings@sullivanssword.co.uk  

8.30 - 10.30pm 
Oldknow Badminton Club @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Fun and friendly social badminton group. New members are always welcome.   
Contact Philip Bardill or j.bardhill@btinternet.com  

10am - 12pm
The Open Door Coffee Shop @ All Hallows Hall, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay
This coffee shop serves an informal and friendly meeting place for people in the local community. Anyone is welcome to drop in for a tea or coffee and biscuit and can enjoy meeting a variety of other people.   
Contact 0115 981 5102 or email sylvia.wilkins38@btinternet.com  

12 - 1.30pm 
50+ Adult Swimming @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave
Call for prices 
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

7.45pm 
West Bridgford Dramatic Society @ The Studio Theatre, Stamford Road, West Bridgford 
Amateur dramatic group putting on three main productions a year and an evening of one act plays. Society owns theatre run by its members.
Contact 07552 021816 or email  wbds@wbds.org.uk

Wednesday 

9 - 10.30am 
50+ Adult Swimming @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave
Call for prices
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

9am - 12pm 
Building Bridges - Craft Workshop @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop) 
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc.
Free 
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com  

9.15am 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Welfare, Wood View, Cotgrave
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk  

9.30 - 10.30am  Mind & Body Consultants -Yoga with Karen @ Church House, East St, Bingham
Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back! Call to check for space. 
Call for prices.
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk  

10 - 11am
Wednesday Morning Coffee Club Ruddington @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington
For over 55’s. A social hour for people to get together and chat over coffee or tea. There is a free bus available in the village.
Contact Lorna McCullough 0115 9214975

10.30am - 12pm
Rushcliffe Country Park Move and Mingle @ Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington (Meet at Education Centre by the lake ready to start at 10.30am)
A friendly group who welcome walkers of any ability. Choice of walks to suit your fitness and ability: from 30 minute around the lake to a longer walk of up to an hour.
Free
Contact Simon 07976 631194 or Duncan 07969 330846

10.30 - 11.30am
50+ Swimming Keyworth Leisure Centre
Call for prices 
Contact Keyworth Leisure Centre 0115 937 5582

10.30am - 12pm (Alternate weeks)
Coffee Morning @ Sutton Bonnington Baptist Church, 28 Main Street, Sutton Bonnington
An opportunity for retired people to meet and enjoy chat and friendship over coffee and biscuits, followed by varied, interesting speakers. Special events/meals available.
Contact Iris Bonner 01509 673264 or emailJhebb@hotmail.co.uk  

11 - 11.45am 
Active Life Body Conditioning @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Call for prices
Contact Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

11.45am - 12.30pm
Active Life Mind & Body @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Call for prices
Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

12 - 1pm
Active Life 50+ Swimming @ Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford
Call for prices
Contact Rushcliffe Arena 0115 981 4027

1 - 3pm 
Building Bridges - Guitar Group and various activities @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop)
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc.
Free
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com  

2 - 4pm (3rd Wednesday)
Bingham U3A @ Bingham Methodist Church, Needham St, Bingham 
A unique and exciting organisation which provides life-enhancing and life-changing opportunities. Retired and semi-retired people come together and learn together, not for qualifications but for its own reward: the sheer joy of discovery! Members share their skills and life experiences: the learners teach and the teachers learn, and there is no distinction between them. 
£12 per year for members, £1 per session for visitors 
Contact Karen Peters 01949 875406 or bingham.u3a.membership@gmail.com  

2.30pm (2nd Wednesday, monthly)
Lady Bay Senior Citizens Club All Hallows Hall, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay
This group meets for fun, friendship, laughter, chat, coffee/tea, advice, slide shows, games, activities and speakers. 
£5 per year, £1 per session
Anne Barnes 0115 914 0141

2.30 - 4.30pm 
Renew Ruddington @ The Black Cat Café, High Street, Ruddington
A neutral space for anyone who would like get out and meet with people.  Arts and crafts activities are available to get stuck into, helping to give minds a focus. This is an especially valuable group for anyone struggling with loneliness, anxiety, depression, or other difficult times in their lives.
Contact Ruddington Baptist Church 0115 984 6833

6pm
Bingham Lawn Tennis Club @ Toot Hill School, The Banks, Bingham
A friendly club offering social and match tennis.   
Contact 01949 875822

6.30 - 7.45pm 
Mind & Body Consultants - Somatic Yoga with Karen @ The British Legion, 17 Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Karen and Kev Green specialise in Yoga, Somatics and  Pain-Relief Therapy: when you can move freely and without pain, you really can do anything, so get your body back, and get your life back!
Call to check for space and prices.
Contact Karen Green (Co-owner) 01949 829311 or email info@mabconsultants.co.uk  

7pm (Seated by 6.45pm), 1st and 2nd Wednesday (Sep - Mar), 2nd Wednesday (Apr - Aug)
Phoenix Bridge Club @ Jubilee Pavilion, Loughborough Rd, Ruddington
This group plays competitive bridge in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Bridgemates are used at most events.
Call before arrival.
Contact Marian Griew 0115 923 4552 or email  marian.griew@ntlworld.com  

7.15 - 9.15pm (2nd Wednesday) 
Women's Institute Ruddington @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington
For women only. The WI promotes education, enables members to provide an effective role in the community and pass on important skills etc. Help given to other local organisations.
Contact Linda Davey 0115 9841687

7.30 - 9.30pm 
All Hallows Dramatic Society @ The Farr Hall, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay 
The Society regularly meets for rehearsals and performances
Contact Tony Wykes 0115 914 0689 or 07835 094328

7.40pm 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ The Becket School, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session.
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk 

8 - 10pm
Bramley Squares Square Dancing @ Bingham Methodist Church, Needham St, Bingham
A low impact activity requiring constant movement and quick directional changes that keep the body in shape . Regular square dancing can lead to a slower heart rate, lower blood pressure and improve cholesterol profile. A Social group who welcome older people and beginners.
Call for prices
Contact John Warren 01162 695 621 or bramleysquares@gmail.com  

Evening 
Bingham & District Choral Society @ Carnavon Primary School, Nursery Road, Bingham 
Founded in 1972, the Society aims to promote and perform Choral Music. Concerts are performed two or three times a year and may include the use of professional musicians and/or soloists.
Call for details.
Contact Valerie Morgan (Choir Scretary) 0115 933 2353 or email choir@binghamchoral.org.uk

Thursday

9.30 - 10.30am 
50+ Aerobics @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave
Call for prices
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

9.30am - 12pm 
50+ Adult Swimming @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave
Call for prices
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

9am - 12pm 
Building Bridges - Various activities @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop)
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc.
Free
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com 

10.15 - 11.15am
50+ Swimming @ Keyworth Leisure Centre
Call for prices
Contact Keyworth Leisure Centre 0115 937 5582

10.30am 
Radcliffe Move and Mingle @ Radcliffe on Trent (Meet in front of Grange Hall ready to start at 10.30am)
A friendly new group led by Radcliffe locals. Walkers of all abilities welcome to join us. Village walks to suit your fitness level from 30 minute to a longer walk of up to an hour.  Refreshments available at St Mary's Church Hall after the walk.
Free  
Contact Simon 07976 631194 or Duncan 07969 330846

11am 
50+ Fun Fitness - Zumba Gold & FitSteps @ Sir Julien Cahn Pavillion, West Park, West Bridgford
Learn how you can dance and exercise to uplifting music, at level that is best for you and yet you will still feel that you are keeping up with the group. The session will help to increase your fitness levels and keep your weight in check. 
Call for prices, free taster session
Contact Erika 07967 190442 or email erikazumba@hotmail.co.uk  

10.30am - 12pm
Ruddington Thursday Coffee Morning @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington
This is a friendly and informal coffee morning. Everyone is welcome. You can drop in and enjoy a chat over a cup of coffee or tea. 
Refreshments available to purchase.
Contact Muriel Woodhead 0115 984 5666 or email muriel16@hotmail.co.uk

10.30 - 1.15pm 
Coffee Morning & Lunch Club @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington
A Coffee Morning & Lunch Club takes place every week. Notice required if you’d like to attend, as meals are ordered weekly in advance.
Call for prices
Contact Muriel Woodhead 0115 984 5666

11am (4th Thursday)
Kindred Spirits - Coffee Morning  @ The Lady Bay, Trent Boulevard, Lady Bay
Kindred Spirits organises activities for people in later life to get together, make new friends and share experiences.
Refreshments available to purchase. 
Contact Age UK Notts 0115 844 0011 or info@ageuknotts.org.uk 

12 - 1.30pm
Ruddington Thursday Lunch Club @ St Peter's Rooms, Church Street, Ruddington
This is a lunch club set up specifically for elderly people in the village of Ruddington who have difficulty cooking their own meals.  
£5 (Main course, pudding and a cup of tea) 
Contact Muriel Woodhead 0115 984 5666 or email muriel16@hotmail.co.uk  

1 - 3pm 
Building Bridges - Various activities @ Renew 37, Abbey Road, West Bridgford (Next to Tiffins Tea Shop)
Anyone is welcome to share a hobby or skill and anyone is welcome to join a workshop. Craft , woodwork, furniture restoration, photography, painting, quilting, book groups etc.
Free
Contact Rachel Scott 0115 945 5990 or 07427 052616 (Mon-Thurs only) or renew37.wellbeing@gmail.com  

1 - 3.30pm (3rd Thursday, monthly)
Rushcliffe Dementia Café @ Lutterell Hall, Church Drive, West Bridgford 
Friendly, informal and welcoming place for anyone with dementia and their carers. For practical and emotional support. Free parking and refreshments available.
Free
Contact Alzheimer's Society 0115 934 3800 or 0115 934 3811 or nottingham@alzheimers.org.uk

1.45pm (4th Thursday, Except August)
West Bridgford U3A @ West Bridgford Baptist Church Hall, Melton Road, West Bridgford 
A thriving group of retired and semi-retired people with a zest for life and an enthusiasm to keep going. More than 50 different groups provide the activities all led by volunteers. 
£12 per year
Contact Tony Beale (Membership Secretary) https://u3asites.org.uk/west-bridgford/contact

2 - 4pm 
Keyworth Friendship Club @ Centenary Lounge, 32 Elm Ave, Keyworth
Members enjoy various card games, dominoes and bingo. Highlights of the year are a Christmas Party and a Summer Indoor Garden Party. Plus occassional outings. The group is open to new members and suggestions for more activities. Free transport available within Keyworth. 
£2.50 per session
Contact Sylvia Bell 0115 937 4360 or email sylviagbelll@hotmail.com  

2 - 4pm  Prime Time @ St Luke's Church, Leahurst Road, West Bridgford 
This group is for men and women 60 and over, which meets twice a month on a Thursday.  The group is relaxed, informative, interactive, entertaining and lots of fun. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served. 
Contact 0115 974 5024, 0115 981 4556 or email office@st-lukes-gamston.org or christinehague@btinternet.com  

7 - 9.30pm
St Giles Badminton Club Nottingham @ Emmanuel School, Gresham Park Road, West Bridgford
St Giles is a friendly badminton club that fields a large number of teams in the Notts BA league. The club is always on the look-out for new league-standard players.
Contact Jon Olds 0115 984 3884 or email jon@joft.co.uk

7 - 9pm (2nd Thursday), 2 - 4pm (2nd Saturday) - Alternate months
Embroiderer's Guild@ St Paul's Church Hall, Boundary Road, West Bridgford
The group offers a lively and varied monthly program, workshop classes,  project day classes, and exhibition opportunities. A monthly Sew and So meeting is open to all.
Contact Judith via website http://www.wbeg.org.uk/contact-us

7.15pm (Last Thursday, monthly)
Women's Institute Keyworth @ Keyworth Village Hall, Elm Avenue, Keyworth
For women only. The WI has guest speakers, hands-on craft sessions, social evenings and outings. Members take part in activities and workshops organised by Nottinghamshire Federation of Women's Institutes and also attend courses at Denman College. New members are always welcome.
Contact Brenda Merriman (Secretary) 0115 937 3415 or email wikeyworth@gmail.com  

7.30 - 9pm
West Bridgford Tai Chi @ West Bridgford School (at the gym), Loughborough Road, West Bridgford
Tai Chi classes, Chen style.
Free taster. Email for prices.
Contact marcf42@gmail.com

7.30pm (3rd Thursday, monthly, from Sep - May)
Local History Society - Bingham & District @ The Old Court House, Church Street, Bingham
Monthly speakers, outings once or twice a year. 
Contact Jennifer Handfield (Secretary) 01949 837008 or email markhandfield161@btinternet.com  

7.45pm Bridge
Singers @ St Mary's Church Hall, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent
A group of 20 friends who enjoy singing acapella music ranging from 17 Century to the present day. Concert performance throughout the East Midlands. 
Call for prices.
Contact Lynne Holland 0115 933 2896 or lynne.holland@btinternet.com  

8 - 9.30pm 
The Maids of Clifton North West Morris Team @ Willow Tree, Rufford Way, West Bridgford
Female dance team based in Nottingham, and dancing traditional and original clog dances in the North-west tradition of morris dancing. New members welcome.
Contact Mary Marwick 0115 982 2514 or email mjm@mmarwick.freeserve.co.uk  

Friday

10.30am - 12pm
Ruddington Knitters @ Philo's, High Street, Ruddington 
Can you knit? Do you want to learn? Come along and knit and natter the morning away.   

12 - 1.30pm
50+ Adult Swimming @ Cotgrave Leisure Centre, Woodview, Cotgrave
Call for prices
Contact Cotgrave Leisure Centre 0115 989 2916

1 - 4pm (Term times)
Friday Painting Club @ Keyworth Village Hall, Elm Avenue, Keyworth
The group enjoy painting for pleasure in a variety of media – watercolours, pastels, acrylics, oils etc. - meeting in a friendly atmosphere to paint. Professional and semi-professional artists visits fortnightly. Occasional demonstration available; at other times the group simply paint and help each other. Visitors welcome.
£40 per term
Contact Debbie Forsythe (Group Secretary) 0115 937 6989

2pm
Cotgrave Move and Mingle @ Rose & Crown, Main Road (Meet at the car park, ready to start at 2pm), Cotgrave 
Approximately 1 hour walk around Cotgrave Country Park with options for shorter walks from 30 minutes. A sociable walk that ends in the pub so walkers can socialise over coffee or a soft drink.
Free
Contact Simon 07976 631194 or Duncan 07969 330846

3pm
50+ Legs, Bums and Tums @ Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham
With regular participation you could notice a difference in energy, stamina, and strength. It can prevent complications in the long term and can increase heart and lung efficiency! Exercise has a huge impact on wellbeing by simply relieving stress and tension making you feel great!
Call for prices.
Contact Bingham Leisure Centre 01950 838628

3pm
50+ Table Tennis @ Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham
With regular participation you could notice a difference in energy, stamina, and strength. It can prevent complications in the long term and can increase heart and lung efficiency! Exercise has a huge impact on wellbeing by simply relieving stress and tension making you feel great! 
Call for prices.
Contact Bingham Leisure Centre 01950 838628

4pm
50+ Pilates @ Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham
With regular participation you could notice a difference in energy, stamina, and strength. It can prevent complications in the long term and can increase heart and lung efficiency! Exercise has a huge impact on wellbeing by simply relieving stress and tension making you feel great!
Call for prices.
Contact Bingham Leisure Centre 01950 838628

5pm (doors open), racing at 6.30pm
West Bridgford Model Car Club @ The Becket School, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford
West Bridgford Model Car Club currently cater for all classes of electric radio controlled car racing.  Primarily we race indoors during the winter on one of the largest carpet tracks in the region.  During the summer the club hosts two rounds of the Mid East 1/10th off road Regional, race on a multi-surface off-road grass track at the Bingham rugby club venue. New members welcome, whether you have raced before or not. Due to popularity, please pre-book on their website.
Membership fees apply (See website http://www.wbmcc.co.uk/)
Contact 07771 655707

7pm (for 7.30pm start, monthly, Sept-April)
The Nottingham Group of the Hardy Plant Society @ St Paul's Church Hall, Boundary Road, West Bridgford
Anyone interested in plants and gardening are welcome. Interesting and varied programme of guest speakers available.
£3 (Non-members), Free (Members)
Contact Carol 0115 914 2474 or htp.nottingham.group@gmail.com

7.30pm 
Keyworth & District Local Histroy Society @ Centenary Lounge, 32 Elm Ave, Keyworth
This groups promotes and develops interest in local history, and in the history and heritage of Keyworth and its neighbouring parishes in particular. Open to interested adults who live locally.  
£8 (individual), £14 (couple)
Contact 0115 937 3509

Saturday 

9am Rushcliffe Parkrun @ Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington
Run for your own enjoyment, comealong and join in in whatever your pace. The course is 5000m (5K) long in Rushcliffe Country Park on gravel paths and off road. Some sections may accumulate mud, leaves and puddles after rain. Dependent on availability, marshals will be at key sections of the course, or signs will be in place. The start is located adjacent to the children’s play area on the park. Leave the main car park at the far end, by the gate marked ‘emergency access’, and follow the wide footpath for about 200m. The play area and the start line will be right in front of you.
Free (Register before your 1st run and brin a printed copy of your barcode)
Contact Amy Carter 0115 914 8279 or email rushcliffehelpers@parkrun.com  

9am - 1pm
Bingham Lawn Tennis Club C/O Toot Hill School, Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham
A friendly club offering social and match tennis. 
Call for prices.
Contact 01949 875822

10.30am - 12pm
Coffee Morning @ Ruddington Methodist Church Hall, Church Street, Ruddington
A coffee morning that takes place every Saturday.
Contact ruddingtonmethodistchurch@gmail.com

10am - 12pm (3rd Saturday, monthly)
West Bridgford Friary Coffee Morning @ Friary United Reformed Church, Musters Road, West Bridgford
Monthly coffee morning.
Contact Church Secretary 0115 923 2515 or email judith.b@mypostoffice.co.uk 

Sunday

Morning and afternoon 
Rushcliffe Ramblers Sunday Short Walks @ Various meeting points
The programme of free, friendly short walks (about 5 miles) takes place in different parts of Rushcliffe.
These health walks are a great way to meet new people and socialise while walking to benefit your health. See website for greater detail https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk
Free 

2.15pm (1st Sunday)
Footpaths Preservation Group @ The Green, Ruddington
An informal Walking Group that walk footpaths in and around the parish, and occasionally further afield. Walks start at 2:15pm throughout the year and are generally 4-6 miles in length, lasting 2½ to 3 hours. Some walks start at locations outside the village, with travel directions provided on the day and lifts generally available.
Check the Diary page or the Parish Council notice board for details of forthcoming walks.

Various days

Morning Coffee Morning 
The group provides local, unattached retired people with an opportunity to enjoy various activities such as theatre, cinema, concerts, day trips, etc.  within a friendly group atmosphere.
Contact Lillian 0115 846 2225 or Irene 0115 878 1905

Morning, afternoon and evening
Bingham Churches Walking Group (Meet outside Old Church House in East Street ready to leave by shared cars)
Fortnightly evening walks during Summer months. Saturday walks all year but shorter in winter months. Email for walk programme. 
Free
Contact Anthony Watts 01949 875968 or anthony.watts1@ntlworld.com  

Morning and afternoon 
Sutton Bonnington Riding Club @ The Show Ground, Leake Road, Gotham
Showing, working hunter, show jumping, juniors and dressage. A riding club which aims to encourage all horse riders especially beginners and novices. All events open to non-members.
£20 (membership fee), classes cost extra
Contact Debbie Moseley (Chairperson) 07766 817030 or email sbrcuk@gmail.com