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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

August 2010 Events

Great News.....What to do with the kids during the school holidays?
Why not bring them along to Chasewater Railway ?
In addition to our normal weekend services we will be running trains from now until the 2nd September every Tuesday and Thursday see Chasewater Railway

Wednesday, 11th August, Drop-In Surgery at Streetly Library, Blackwood Road from 2.00 - 3.00pm. If you live in the Streetly, Pheasey, Aldridge or Walsall Wood, and you have an issue you want to raise, come along and discuss it with your new Neighbourhood Area Manager John Morris who promises that something will be done. It could be about car parking, anti-social behaviour, litter - in fact, anything about your area that is annoying or worrying you. For further information call John on 01922 652029.

Friday and Saturday, 13th and 14th August - Aldridge Summer Market, Aldridge Shopping Centre, Anchor Road from 10.00am - 4.00pm. Face painting, children's entertainment, treasure trail, over 25 market stalls plus over 100 other shops and businesses in Aldridge who would like your support. For more details contact Walsall Council's District Centre Management Team on 01922 652095.

Four Seasons,award winning garden, 26 Buchanan Road, Walsall WS4 2EN.
August 21 and 22, with proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support and the National Garden Scheme. Open Garden from 10-5pm at Four Seasons, 26 Buchanan Road, Walsall WS4 2EN. Admission £3 for adults. Note there are some steps. Award winning garden, recently the subject of a Gardeners' World half-hour "Special". Stunning displays of perennials, begonias, acers, conifers and jungle

Monday, 23rd August, Psychic Event at the Hardwick Arms, Chester Road, starting 7.00pm, they are expecting you !

Regular Aldridge area meetings, groups, clubs and events listed by day of week


Monday SIMPLY PILATES with Diane Harrold Shelfield sports academy 7-8pm intermed Phone: 01922 454705

Mondays Poker Night Fun, 8.00pm at the Hardwick Arms. Come along and join in the Hardwick Arms tournament. Telephone 0121 580 9631

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 North Birmingham Cyclists Touring Club meet at the Club House in Shenstone. Contact John Bedford, telephone 0121 353 5136 or Val Jones on 0121 353 9142.

Every Tuesday "Eye Clinic" between 10am and 2pm at the Walsall Centre for Independent Living in Bridge Street, Walsall, Janet Porter, Eye Clinic liaison officer, will be on hand to offer emotional support, information on various visual impairments such as macular degeneration, diabetes and cataracts and advice on equipment and other services to help people experiencing sight loss to stay independent. call 01922 627683 or 01922 650790 for more info or an appointment time.

Tuesday Walsall Wood Camera Club website meet at 8.00pm at St. John's Community Hall, St. John's Church, Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood, Walsall.

Tuesday SIMPLY PILATES with Diane Harrold Shenstone St johns Church Hall 10.00 11.00am Phone: 01922 454705

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)

First Wednesday of each month, Age Concern Walsall, Advocacy Service,holds a surgery at the Walsall Centre for Independent Living in Bridge Street, Walsall to help residents aged 18 or more with physical, sensory impairment or a mental health issues gain access to information and services, write letters, or attend meetings plus a range of other assistance. To get more information or to talk in confidence to a trained advocate, call Kerry on 01922 638835 or Roy on 01922 650790.

2nd Wednesday of each month regular meeting of Aldridge Reading Group at Aldridge Library, 4.45pm - 5.45pm. Tel 01922 655569.

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 SIMPLY PILATES with Diane Harrold Shelfield sports academy 7-8pm mixed Phone: 01922 454705

Thursday, The Aldridge Fitness League meets at 10.15am in Aldridge Community Centre for more info, telephone Margaret Jones on 01922 624850

Thursday SIMPLY PILATES with Diane Harrold Shenstone St johns Church Hall 9.30- 10.30 am Phone: 01922 454705

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

Thursday Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 1.15 pm till 4.15 pm in Aldridge Community Centre

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.

Thursday Ballroom / Latin dancing classes held at Queen Mary's Grammar School Sutton Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 2PG. The beginner's class starts at 7pm but the dance school caters for all standards. It's a really friendly class and we have loads of fun as well as learning new skills. Check out the website Dance x treme


Friday, Aikido at Oak Park Leisure Centre Lichfield Road Walsall Wood Walsall WS9 9PQ from 19.30 - 21.30 p.m (Adults and Juniors) contact Aikido Instructor Richard Power Sensei Tel: 07779 509835 or 01922 636039 all welcome and first lesson free visit west midlands aikido website

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

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Additional / future Aldridge 2010 Events

Monday, 13th September, meeting of the Aldridge Local History Society at Aldridge Parish Church which starts at 7.30pm. Patricia Boyd will be talking about 'And the Bride Wore.....' - a look at wedding customs and traditions.

17th September, Walsall Hospice annual Starlight Walk takes place in Walsall Arboretum. The magical evening will start at 7pm, when participants will complete 5 circuits of the Arboretum, approx. 5.5 miles. The walk is suitable for people of all fitness levels, and the pathway is suitable for wheelchairs and prams. Dogs on leads are welcome too. To register for the walk please go to our Online Registrations website, see below, before the 10th September. Registration will cost £10 per family (Up to 2 adults and 2 children,) £5 per adult and £2.50 for extra children. You will then receive your information and sponsorship pack so that you can start getting sponsorship for the walk. All money you raise will go to help run the new Walsall hospice when it opens in February 2011. For Online Registrations and more information please visit our Walsall Hospice annual Starlight Walk website or call the fundraising team on 01922 423578

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