Exercise Mindfulness 8 Week Course

When: 28th January 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Framework Knitters' Museum Chapel Art Gallery, Chapel St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, UK

These eight sessions, starting tonight and then being held weekly in The Old Chapel, are orientated towards improving overall health and well-being for adults. The course is aimed at:- Anyone with an interest in exploring meditation and wanting to gain an awareness of the patterns of their own mind Anyone who is curious about how we can use mindfulness and meditation skills within daily life to manage stress, anxiety or mood Anyone who wishes to cultivate skills towards thriving in your health and fitness, hobbies, home, work and family life.…

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Great Big Ruddington Clothes Swap

When: 19th January 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA, UK

“The Great Big Ruddington Clothes Swap” is being run by community and environmentally-minded High Street business The Bottle Top in conjunction with The Co-op. It began with a week of donations of hundreds of unwanted quality women’s clothes, shoes and accessories which organisers Alex Preston and Gwen Eyre have sorted through to ensure they’re suitable to “swap”. People will be allocated up to five vouchers for each saleable item they donated to spend today at a “cost” of one voucher per “swapped” item from other donors. If you’d like to attend this…

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Ruddington Art & Craft Society Meeting

When: 14th January 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, NG11 6HD

All amateur artists are welcome to the this meeting of the new Ruddington Art & Craft Society in St Peter’s Rooms. Tonight sees a demonstration by group member Peter on how to portray glass objects using watercolours. You’re invited to join them with materials for watercolour painting and have a go. There’s a fee of £5.00 for non members. Alternatively, you can become a member for £40 a year. You’re asked to email ruddingtonacsociety@gmail.com if you’re planning to go along, please. You can read the background story of the new society >>HERE<<

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Police Beat Surgery

When: 23rd January 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Library, Church St, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD

Rushcliffe Police are holding an afternoon beat surgery at Ruddington Library today to provide advice or discuss any police related local issues. PCSO Tony Davies will be attending from 3.00pm to 4.00pm. Surgeries are held on various other days and times and further ones will be advertised a few days before the event. In fact, Tony is in Ruddington on patrol most days that he is on duty, and would be very happy to speak with any residents. So, if you see PCSO Davies, please feel free to stop him for a…

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East Midlands’ Western Front Association Meeting

When: 10th January 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HD, UK

The Midlands (East) Branch of the Western Front Association meets on the second Friday of each month (except in August) at St Peter’s Rooms. Meetings start at 7.00pm and include a guest speaker from around 7.30pm who will cover a topic related to the First World War. FRI 10th JANUARY: “Military Mining & the La Boiselle Project” – Colin Winn FRI 14th FEBRUARY: “They Called it a Town for Four Winters” – Mike Price FRI 13th MARCH: “The Knutsford Lads Who Never Came Home” – Tony Davies FRI 10th APRIL:…

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Rushcliffe Country Park Wildlife Watch Group

When: 11th January 2020 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Education Centre, Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington NG11 6JS, UK

Are you 8 to 13 years old? Interested in nature exploration and discovery, games and practical activities with other young people? Then you’re invited to join in the fun! Rushcliffe Country Park Wildlife Watch Group usually get together on the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 11.00am to 1.00pm, whatever the weather. Please meet up at the Education Room in Rushcliffe Country Park. 2020 Events Sat 11th Jan – ‘Fantastic Beasts and where to find them’ Go and delve into the amazing world of the invertebrates with ‘Rent a Beast’. Be…

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Ruddington & District U3A Meeting

When: 20th January 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Methodist Church, Charles St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6EF, UK

U3A is short for The University of the Third Age – set up for retired and semi-retired people to share learning, fun and friendship by suggesting and arranging locally based interest groups. The Ruddington & District Branch was formed in 2018. Meetings on the third Monday afternoon of each month consist of a speaker, interest group updates and refreshments:- SPEAKERS FOR 2020 January 20th  Malcolm Darroch: A Forgotten Country – travels in Tibet February 17th  Paul Isherwood: Gamblers get the spots, families get the symptoms April 20th     Tracey Beaty: Herbs and spices from your…

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Ruddington Methodist Church Women’s Fellowship

When: 7th January 2020 @ 2:30 pm
Where: The Methodist Church, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11, UK

Meetings and talks are in Ruddington Methodist Church Schoolroom, usually on two Tuesdays each month, from 2.30pm to 4.00pm. Please telephone Mrs Jean Brockelsby on 0115-9989-638 or Marilyn Hicks on 0115-921-3112 for more information. 2020 Guest Speakers/Events: 7th January  – “More on Lace Market Theatre” by Lorna McCulloch 21st January – Fish & Chip Lunch plus a Short Talk by the Committee: Jean, Marilyn, Penny, Jennie and Pat 4th February – “Cheese Shop” by Webb Freckingham (who runs The Cheese Shop in Flying Horse Walk) 18th February – A talk on “Mercy Ships: Operations On Board”  …

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Ruddington Craft Group

When: 6th January 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA, UK

This creative village group usually meets on the first and third Mondays of the month (except in August and around public holidays) from 10am to 12 noon in St Peter’s Rooms. Each meeting has a different theme – see below. Please contact Christine Gibson on 07967 245 308 if you’d like to go along. 2020 Dates 6th January Fold & Twist Cards 20th January Assorted Crafts 3rd February Stencilling 17th February Flower Wreaths More 2020 dates TBC soon… The £3.50 cost is to cover tuition, materials and refreshments. Newcomers are welcome…

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Ruddington Women’s Institute

When: 8th January 2020 @ 7:15 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA, UK

Ruddington Women’s Institute are a friendly bunch and would love you to go along to meet them in person. They promise you a warm welcome and there will be no pressure to join when you visit. “Try before you buy!” If the WI suits you then you will be encouraged to join. 2020 DATES: Wednesday 8th January A talk on ‘The Mayflower & The Pilgrim Fathers’ by Sarah Julian. Wednesday 12th February ‘When the Shute went up’, the story of Dolly Shepherd, Pioneer Aeronaut by Malcolm Darroch.   {Further events TBA…}

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