Clubs & Societies

Please see the latest Take Five Newsletter for more details and reports of club activities.

Famous Five Book Club

 

The Famous Five Book Club is held bi-monthly at various homes where books are discussed and new ones chosen. It also organises film showings (at the Community Hall) of books it is reading and an occasional Poetry evening. It is also responsible for the Community Book Exchange housed in a redundant telephone box at the Community Hall.

 

For more information, contact Sue Fussell - 01225 891066, sueandrayfussell@gmail.com 

Film Society

 

The North Wraxall Film Society is based at the Community Hall showing films on the second Tuesday evening of every month using state-of-the-art film equipment. Each year, guests chose 12 films for the following season from a suggested list of 30 films. A wide range of films is shown from across the world and complimentary tea, coffee and homemade cakes are provided. Doors open at 7.00pm and films commence at 7.30pm; all adults are welcome.

 

For details of films and viewings, contact Tim Miller - 01225 891147, miller.tim49@gmail.com

 

The Film Society operates on a membership basis - from 2018/19 £48 pa - and members may bring guests at £5 each.

Our films for 2018/19 are July 10th 2018 ‘Hidden Figures’, Aug 14th ’12 Angry Men’, Sept 11th ‘Un Coeur en Hiver’, Oct 9th ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, Nov 13th ‘It Happened One Night’, Dec 11th ‘Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday’, Jan 8th 2019 ‘Salt of the Earth’, Feb 12th ‘Loveless’, March 12th ‘Once Upon A Time In Anatolia’, April 9th ‘Amour’, May 14th ‘Wind River’, June 11th ‘Dead Poets Society’.

Many thanks to Turbo-Jection garage, The Shoe, for sponsoring the DVDs

Bridge Club

 

The Bridge Club, with a wide range of skills and expertise, meets monthly taking turns to host the evening.

 

For more information, contact Meg Birch - 01249 783291, megbirch2@sky.com

Community Choir

 

The 'Take Five' Community Choir, based at St James Church, North Wraxall  has 20 - 30 members. Our repertoire is from Baroque (Vivaldi - Gloria) to the present with a bit of folk, popular music and songs from musicals. A variety of styles to suit all tastes. The choir meets on Monday evenings at 7.30pm and is open to all. You don't need to be able to read music but an ear for a tune and a sense of rhythm all help.

 

For more information, contact Pat Carter - pat@carter9483.plus.com

Monday Moaners Walking Group

 

On Monday mornings, come rain or shine, the Monday Moaners set forth from a nearby location to walk 5-8 miles. Walks are varied, some level, some more challenging but all end with a pub lunch for those who wish to stay. All are welcome.

 

For more information, contact Ray Fussell - 01225 891066, sueandrayfussell@gmail.com

Friends of the Bybrook Valley

 

Twice a year, and usually with a guest speaker, the Friends of the Bybrook Valley meet to consider matters affecting the Bybrook river. Actions include monitoring river levels, aquatic life, removing litter, minor dredging and lobbying local government, water companies and other interested parties.

 

For more information, please contact Jane King - 01249 782231, kdoncombe@googlemail.com

 
 
 
 
 
 

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