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BOTANICAL Art Group: Meet in The New Hall, Bawtry on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am-12.30pm. We are a mixed group of abilities and although there is no formal tuition we enjoy sharing our knowledge and expertise. If you would like to join us please contact the Secretary - Sue Woffinden on: 01909 731020.

WHIST Drive, New Hall, Station Road: Thursday’s 7.15pm.


MEMORIAL Hall: Handbell Ringers: Tuesdays, 7.30pm in the upstairs room. Mums and Toddlers: Thursdays, 9.30-11.15am (in term time). Pilates: Thursdays, 6.15-7.15pm, All levels, with a free trial class to start. Tel. Charlotte on: 01909 477159. Pre-school: Tues Wednesdays and Thurs 9-11.30am and 12.45-3pm.

KICK Boxing: Mon, 6pm. For more information contact 01623 468155.

RED Hart, Quiz Night: Tuesdays 9pm. Entry 50p towards jackpot question.

BLYTH Players: Robinson Crusoe at Barnby Memorial Hall, Blyth. Evening performances Wed 2nd to Sat 5th February, curtain rises 7.15pm. Matinee performances Sat 5th and Sun 6th February, curtain rises 2pm. For tickets tel Mick Taylor on: 01909 531289 or from Blyth Post Office.

st MARY and ST Martin: Church will be open from 12noon-4pm, from Sat Feb 5th daily until Sun Mar 6th. Refreshments and tours.


ALZHEIMER’S Society Bassetlaw Branch, The Costhorpe Centre, Northumberland Avenue: Offers support, advice and information. Memories Social Club, Monday-Thurs 1-3.30pm, activities, trips out and socialising with people in a similar situation, open to all. Contact Sue Brewin: 01909 730886.

BOOTS and Bolos Line Dancing Classes: Every Wednesday at Carlton Village Hall, also social dances once a month. Social dances every other month at Oldcotes Village Hall. Ring Dave for details: 077808 931534.

BROWNIES, Parish Centre: Wednesdays, 5.45pm.

CHARITY Quiz, The Grey Horses: Tuesdays, 9.45pm.

CLEVELAND Close Community Centre: Bingo Tues 2-4pm Tel. 01909 733858. Councillor David Hare Surgery, first Sat of month, 9-9.45am. Dance and Social Evening, Fri 7.30-9.30pm, £1. Tel: 01909 540562/485263. Healthy Living Group, gentle exercise, 2nd and 4th Wed of month, 9.45-11am. Tel: 019909 731185. Indoor Bowls, Thurs, 2-4pm, £1.50 includes light refreshments. Judo, 6.15-8.45pm, £3. Tel: 07784649915 for further details. Luncheon Club, Tues 11am-2pm, £4.50. 01909 540449. Movement To Music, Wed 2-4pm, £1. Tel: 01909 731564.

DUKE of Edinburgh, Inter Club Youth Club: Thursdays, 6.30-9pm.

GATEWAY Community Centre: A1 Housing Surgery: Tues, 2.15-3.45pm. Youth Club: Sat 4-6pm ages 11-16 years. Worksop and District Credit Union: Tues, 2-3.30pm.

GENERAL Knowledge Quiz, Sherwood Ranger: Thurs 9pm.

METHODIST Church, High Road: Sunday Service, 10.45am, Morning Worship.

METHODIST Schoolroom: Boy’s Brigade: Tues 6-7pm. Brownies: Wed, 6-7.15pm. Carlton Guides, 1st and 2nd: Thurs, 7-8.30pm. Rainbow Guides: Thursdays, 5-6pm, for girls aged between 5-7 years.

MOTHER’S Union, Parish Centre, Church Lane: Thursdays, 7.15pm.

POPLARS Church: Sundays, church meeting 10.30am, (first Sunday of month held at the Gospel Hall, Church Walk, Worksop). For more information contact: 01909 530171.

ROADS (Reach Out And Discover Spiritualism), Cleveland Close Community Centre: Thurs, 7.30pm. Weekly demonstrations on mediumship with different spiritualists, entry £2.50.

SCOUT Headquarters: Beavers: Thurs, 5pm. Cubs: Thurs, 6.45pm. Explorer Scouts: Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Scouts: Mondays, 7.30pm.

SHO-Shin-Budo Kwai, Cleveland Close Community Centre: Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm, five years to adult, £3.

WOMEN’S Institute, Parish Centre: Meetings are held in the Parish Centre the second Thursday of the month at 7.15pm, visitors £3. The walking group meet on the Green at 9.15am every Monday except the Monday before the monthly meeting. The gardening club meet in the Ann Daniels Centre. For time and date ring Carol on 01909 731514.

VILLAGE Hall: Mondays: Ultimate Taekwondo, 5-6pm, Lindrick Players, 7-9pm, Keep Fit, 6.30-7.30pm, Pilates, 7.30-8.30pm. Tues: Bingo, 6-9pm, Wed: Line Dancing, Beginners 7-8pm, intermediates 8-10.30pm, contact Dave: 07808 931534, Rainbows, 9-11.30am, Keep Fit, 6.30-7.30pm, Karate, 7.45-8.45pm, Action Sports, 1.45-3.15pm. Thurs: Clic, 9.30-11.30am, Bingo, 6-8.45pm, Sign Post, 9.30am-2pm, Taekwondo, 5.30-6.30pm, Tums and Bums, 7-8pm. Fridays: Lindrick Singers, 1-3pm, Adult dance classes, 7-9.30pm, Carlton Ladies Fitness, 8-11am and 4-6pm. Sun: Poplars (not first Sun of month), 9-11am, Ballroom Social Dance, 7-10.30pm.

WORKSOP and District Live at Home Scheme, Ann Daniels Centre, 64 Dadley Road: Mondays, Over 60s Lunch Club and Games Afternoon, 12noon-3pm. Tuesdays, Over 60s Lunch Club, 12noon-1.30pm. Wednesdays, (Rayton Spur Community Centre) Over 60s Lunch Club and Activities, 12noon-2.30pm. Thursdays, Over 60s Coffee Morning and Bingo, 10.30am-12.30pm. Telephone for details: 01909 732488.

YOUTH Club, Carlton Youth Centre: Fridays 6-8pm, for years 3, 4, 5 and 6 only. Sundays 5.30-7.30pm for ages 11-16 years. Mondays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years. Tuesdays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years. Wednesdays 6-8pm for years 5, 6 and 7. Thursdays 6.45-9.15pm for ages 13-19 years.

YOUNG Parent’s Group, Kingston Junior School, Long Lane: Mondays, 1-3pm.


CLOWNE Countryside Access Group (a sub group of Clowne Community Association). For walking, cycling, horse-riding etc. See our Website for more information -

CLOWNE Wildlife Group: For further information on group activities contact Jim Russell on: 01246 812 724.


CHRISTIAN Community Church: Sunday, 10.30am Morning Service. Mon and Wed, 9.30-11.30am Coffee ‘n’ Kids parent and toddler group. Tues, Prayer Meeting 7.30pm. Wed, 6-7pm Powerpack sessions for children aged 5-11years, term time only. Friday (fortnightly), Xtreme Youth Club ages 11-16 years 7.30-9pm. Tuesdays (monthly), Food for Thought friendship meal and talk. Fridays (monthly), Silver Service for over 60s, meal and coffee morning. Call Carolyn Bean on 01909 732731.

VILLAGE Hall: Agewell: Mon for the over 50s, 10am-2pm for bingo, line dancing etc, refreshments available. Bassetlaw District Council: Wed 1-3pm. Bingo: Tues, doors open 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm. Thurs 6-9pm. Brownies: Wed 6-8pm. Credit Union: Mon 2-4pm. Police Surgery: Every second Wed 1-3pm. Resource Centre: Fri 9am-3pm.


ST HELEN’S RC Church: Sunday services, Mass 9am and 6pm. For more information visit:

ST MARK’S Church: Sunday services, 10am, United Benefice Holy Communion.

VILLAGE Hall: Art Class: Wed 9.30am-12.30pm. Carpet Bowls: Mon 2-4pm. Thurs 2.30-4.30pm, Games Evening, alternate Mon, 7.30-9.30pm. Sequence Dancing: Wed 8-10pm, Thurs, 7.30-10pm. Tel: 01909 771772. Toddler Group: Mon 10am-12noon.


BASSETLAW Astronomical Society, Village Hall: Every other Wednesday, 8pm, admission free. At the last meeting some news items were discussed: the seventh anniversary of the rovers on Mars; the next edition of The Sky at Night; a night at Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Observations by members: Venus, Jupiter and Saturn. The main event was a talk by Doctor Mike Lancaster “the Quantum Universe”. Next meeting Wednesday 6th February, the Village Hall, 8pm, admission free. Always a welcome for new members. Visit our website at

CARPET Bowls and Luncheon Club, Village Hall: Thursdays, 10-11.30am for over 60s. Once a month members go for lunch after playing, all welcome.

METHODIST Church: Sunday services, 3pm. All welcome

RHODESIA Seniors, Village Hall: Mondays, 2.30-4pm over 50s are invited to drop in for a chat, tea and cake. Everyone welcome.


ESTATE’S Brass Band, Holbeck Woodhouse band room: Monday and Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm. new players welcome. Beginners session Saturdays 9.30-10.30am. For more information visit our website at

WELBECK Sailing Club: The club meets on Sundays, April-November, and is now looking for new members. For details please contact Eric on: 01909 730608, or visit our website at