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This Month has the following REGULAR weekly events, clubs and meetings and down the page all ADDITIONAL dates are listed.



Monday PROUD Dance Classes, 4.30 – 5.30pm At Tynings Lane Church
Tynings Lane, Aldridge, WS9 0AS. Every Monday evening during school term time only. The classes are for children of Reception age upwards and last an hour proving fun in an informal setting and they are introducing children to a selection of Musical tastes and dances. Emma who runs the dance classes, teaches at the local school and has her own dance academy and she has had lots of experience with children with special needs having done work for MENCAP. These classes are totally FREE to children with Down’s syndrome and their siblings or just £2 for per child. Email or text or phone 07951019506 to book a place.

Monday meeting of Aldridge Philatelic Society at 7.30pm. Talks and displays of stamps, postal history and postcards. Meet at Aldridge Community Centre, Middlemore Lane, Aldridge. Contact Mr A.M. Cornforth on Telephone No. 0121 605 3106.


Tuesday Little Steps Gym organised by Thao Lam. special offer for Mums and Babies up to 15 months "Four sessions for £ 12.00". A saving of £2 over 4 weeks. Venue is at Walsall Wood Methodist Church, Lichfield Rd, Walsall Wood, WS9 9NP Time for Steps babies is 11.00am.
All email enquiries are welcome

Tuesday meeting, Aldridge Running Club The Stick & wicket Club, Cricket Club website in Aldridge at 7.15 pm, call Tony Jones on 01922 722607. Aldridge Running Club website

Tuesday Line Dancing classes at Aldridge Community Centre (Regular event each Tuesday)
Absolute Beginner 9-15am - 10-15am (new class starts September 8th )
Beginner + 1 year 10-30am - 11-30am,
improvers 11-45am - 1-15pm,
intermediates 1-30pm - 3-30pm. at Aldridge Community Centre.
New members are very welcome, just call Pat Harris on 0121 308 5192
Email Enquiries welcome

Tuesday Super Slim Club meets at 7pm
Walsall Wood Club, claim your free consultation with Coleen Allen your Personal Weight Loss Consultant at The Royal Exchange, High Street, Walsall Wood, Walsall. Free Diet and Weight Loss Consultation

2nd Tuesday each month Aldridge Flower Club meet at 7.30 p.m. at Aldridge Youth Theatre
Aldridge, Walsall.

4th Tuesday each month Aldridge Flower Club meet at 7.30 p.m. at Community Centre Aldridge
Aldridge, Walsall.

Tuesday Bliss yoga class at Leighswood School, Broadmeadow, Aldridge on Tuesday nights 7.30 till 9, all welcome. For more info check out Bliss Yoga Website or call Michelle on 01922 624182.


Wednesday Ballroom Latin Dance class at Aldridge Community Centre
The Intermediate ballroom/latin class is 8.30pm to 9.15pm
The beginners ballroom /latin class is 9.15pm to 10pm
Contact Gwyneth Dawson on 07812 364660
(New class starting 7th January)

Wednesday Fairtrade coffee shop open at St. Thomas Church 9.00 till 10.30. (every wednesday)

Wednesday Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 7:15 till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre (Regular meeting each Wednesday Evening)

4th Wednesday of the month the Lynn & Stonnall Conservation & Historical Society meet at 7.30 p.m. in the wooden Youth and Community Centre in Main Street, Stonnall, Walsall, Staffordshire, WS9 9DX, next door to st Peters, the village school. Contact name: Mr Peter Terry Tel: 01543 372410


Thursday Aldridge Library Cradle Club (Mother & Toddler group) pm 10.30-12.00 . Telephone: 01922 655569

Thursday 8.30 pm Walsall Astronomical Society meeting, a small group of stargazers who meet there every Thursday for talks, slide shows, to look at the sky through telescopes or just to chat over a beer. Rushall Olympic Football Club, Dales Lane, Rushall, Walsall, WS4 1LJ

Thursday evening pub quiz at The WhiteHouse in Aldridge 9pm start with a £15 meal voucher to be won plus win free beer, also at end of quiz a chance to win cash anything from £50 to £80, this is a fun quiz so not to serious, but come early to get a seat. Quiz master Dave Watts welcomes all new contestants for a fun night !

Thursday Aldridge Photographic Society Meeting at 7.45pm till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre ( regular meetings held every Thursday )

Thursday Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 1.15 pm till 4.15 pm in Aldridge Community Centre (Regular meeting each Thursday Afternoon)

Thursday Anchorage over 55 Club Meet at 1 till 4 pm for socialising with the only boules pitch in Walsall, bingo, bowling and other activities. For more information find us at the Anchorage Club, Leighswood road, near the new flats and community centre in Aldridge or call 01922 451599 and speak with Margaret or call 01543 370372 to speak with Geoff.


Friday Walsall Handspinners meet every Friday evening from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at the Anchorage Club ( opposite the Community Centre) in Aldridge. A friendly and informal group of all ages who share their skills and interests in working with any type of fibre including wool, silk, cotton, dog hair, cashmere, angora, linen and man made fibres.
Spinning - Fleece Sorting - Basket Making - Weaving - Dyeing - Peg Looms
Felting - Knitting - Paper Making - Crochet - Tapestry - Tatting - Rug Making
Japanese Maru Dai Braids - Inkle and Tablet Weaving....all Visitors are very welcome.


Saturday Card making workshop is hosted by "Gifts From The Heart" who are stockists of a huge range of card making, crafts and scrap booking supplies including products from Woodware, Hero Art Stamps, Flowersoft and Hot Off The Press. please call Mandy on 0121 360 4144 for more details.Gifts from the heart website

1st Saturday each month Charity Coffee Morning at Aldridge Methodist Church
Anchor Road, Aldridge, West Midlands, WS9 8PT


Sunday Aldridge & District Dog Training Club
meet weekly on Sunday mornings ( NOT Bank Holidays) starting 10.30 to 11.30am. at Aldridge Airport
Aldridge Dog Training Club

First Sunday of each month, Walsall Group of Advanced Motorists.
The Walsall Group has been established in Walsall for many years and has enabled hundreds of motorists, of all ages, to improve their driving skills and pass their I.A.M. Advanced Driving Test. Our friendly group, which is manned by fully qualified volunteers, meets at Aldridge Community Centre on the first Sunday of every month at 9.30 a.m. If you would like to enjoy driving more, make yourself a safer driver, drive more economically and have the opportunity of discounted motor insurance, discounted AA and RAC membership and lots more, then come and meet us. contact us about our next Institute of Advanced Motorists course, please ring us for full details of how to join.
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If you would like to speak to someone about our group or to answer any questions you may have about the course please phone:- Secretary – Shirley Mills – 0121 358 3022

Additional what's on details for this Month....

5th November 2009 Walsall LIFE are running a training day "Culture in Child Birth" price £25.00 for more infomation contact Walsall LIFE on 01922 712046 or 01922 611255

9th November 2009 ALDRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY guest speaker is P Hayes with Ghost Stories of Sutton Coldfield and Erdington

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th November 2009 Aldridge Continental Market Aldridge Shopping Centre, Anchor Road, 9am – 5pm Friday and Saturday, 10am – 4pm Sunday. Aldridge is delighted to welcome back its second Continental Market to the shopping centre. Professional continental traders will be selling high quality products from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland and Poland. Products include: Olives Swiss & French Cheeses Tartiflette & Crepes Corsica Saucissons Fresh Bread Patisseries & Croissants Brittany Biscuits Jewellery Italian Deli

Friday 13th November Wine Tasting Evening Heart Care ( Walsall Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit) are holding a Wine Tasting Evening to raise funds for our unit in Portland Street Walsall. The event will be hosted by wine expert Rob Price from The Birmingham Wine School and starts at 7.30p.m. We will be tasting wines from around the world and it promises to be a fun and informative evening. Tickets are £10.00 and this includes all wine and nibbles. The tasting will take place at Heartcare Portland St Walsall WS2 8AB. To purchase tickets or for futher information Ring Heart Care fundraiser Sue Taylor on 07884472352 or Angela Blanton at Heartcare on 01922 725050

Saturday November 14th "Firestation Charity Christmas Fayre" at 11:00am till 3pm "Come and have a great day out, suitable for all ages whilst supporting a good local cause ".
Aldridge Firestation, Northgate, Aldridge, Walsall

Saturday 14th November St Thomas' Church Christmas Market Fairtrade Goods, Handmade Cards, Cakes, Bric-a-Brac & more! Refreshments with lunch available from 12noon. St Thomas Church (367 bus route), Kingshayes Road, Aldridge. Open 11-3. 20p admission, Children Free. All proceeds to Tearfund.

Saturday 14th November Bliss Yoga is having an event at Leigh Road Church, off Mellish Road, Walsall, WS4 2EN. The session is called 'Treat yourself to a morning of stress relief and relaxation' 10am - 1pm. We will be exploring yoga, movement, breathing and relaxation and costs £12. Prior booking essential.
For more info check out or call Michelle 01922 624182.

Sunday 15th November Christmas Gift Fayre From 11am till 4pm. At the Aldridge Compass Suites in the Masonic Hall, The Green, Aldridge. A variety of stalls include: crafts, gift ideas, decorations, sweet treats, Christmas trees and even a Santas Grotto. Refreshments on sale including chocolate fountain. Entrance £1 per person with all proceeds to Rosies Charity

Friday 20th November, Landlord, Dave Watts will be hosting a fun quiz night, at the Whitehouse Pub in Aldridge 9pm start with raffle prizes, free beer & a meal voucher, all to be won in aid of children in need. If any shops factories, businesses or restarants would like to donate a prize (giving them publicity of course) I would be very gratefull, regards Dave

24 November 2009 Aldridge South and Streetly LNP meeting starts at 7pm Call 01922 654703 for more information

Blood Donor Sessions in Aldridge usually run from 13:30 to 15:30 and then from 16:30 up to 19:30. To book appointments call 0845 7 711 711. to check dates and locations click here

A date with nature... Let us introduce you to the red deer of Cannock Chase.
Visit our deer information point between 10-4 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays up till the 3rd January 2010 (excluding 25-27 December).
Meet us in the Birches Valley Café.
For more information, visit Date with nature website or call 07590 485955

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Tues 1st December Bead Creative Evenings at Aldridge Manor House, 7pm till 9pm. Have fun designing & creating your own affordable jewellery or make some as a gift. Tickets on sale now from Karen at £4 each includes £1 off gift voucher. Tel: 01922 456398 ~ Email:

Saturday 5 December Guinness World Record attempt in Aldridge
Countryside rangers at Walsall Council will be digging in to support a world record tree planting event in Aldridge. BBC Breathing Spaces has organised Tree O’Clock as part of national tree plant week. It is a world record attempt to plant the most trees in one hour and those taking part will be emailing photographic evidence of their efforts to the BBC. The local part of this World record attempt will take place on Saturday 5 December between 11am and 12 noon at Aldridge Airfield, off Bosty Lane, where we will be planting 200 hazel trees in the coppice woodland. Senior countryside ranger Nige Curnow, said: “Anyone can get involved – through an organisation, school or community group – and it would be fantastic to break a world record. “So far there are pledges to plant 263,669 trees across 67 counties and Walsall is playing an important part in this record bid. “The countryside will be all the richer for it too.” For details of how to get involved please contact Nige Curnow on 01922 459813.

Aldridge Christmas Festivities Saturday 5 December 10am to 4pm Aldridge Shopping Centre, Anchor Road. Aldridge Lions Santa and Sleigh, Christmas Carols, Giant Snowman, Sleeping Beauty Pantomime Characters, Children’s Rides, Festive Music and Dance, Pantomime Treasure Trail, Hosted by Aldridge Village Business Partnership and Walsall Council, Tel: 01922 652095/652507

Wed 9th December Bead Creative Evenings at Aldridge Manor House, 7pm till 9pm. Have fun designing & creating your own affordable jewellery or make some as a gift. Tickets on sale now from Karen Ross at £4 each which includes £1 off gift voucher. Tel: 01922 456398 ~ Email:

Every year Santa visits Chasewater Railway during December. His Grotto is located in the Heritage Centre at Brownhills West Railway Station where he invites you to come along and see him. Why not come along and join in the fun and experience the festive atmosphere on the Colliery Line your local historic heritage railway? Enjoy a ride through the beautiful Chasewater Country Park on the train hauled by one of our vintage engines and then visit Santa in his grotto which his elves have built especially for you. There will be a super bag of age-appropriate presents for each child and seasonal refreshments for everyone, sweets and a drink for the children whilst the adults can join us for tea, coffee, sherry or a warming ginger wine to accompany a mince pie.see full details here: Chasewater Railway Christmas Event

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