Presteigne Marie Curie, agm, beaver scout, poetry cafe, gather round, women together and much more (From Hereford Times)
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Presteigne Marie Curie, agm, beaver scout, poetry cafe, gather round, women together and much more
12:31pm Thursday 8th March 2012 in Presteigne
MARIE CURIE - Presteigne Brownies and Rainbows made £104.34 at their Marie Curie Pots of Care daffodil evening in aid of the Marie Curie Foundation. Lots of cakes were made by members of the local Trefoil group and sandwiches were made by the Brownies and their families. On sale were potted daffodils, large plastic wind twirling daffodils and lots of small items. Knighton Rainbows also held a Marie Curie Pots of Care daffodil evening the previous week for themselves and their families and raised £66.07.
AGM - Presteigne Investment Club held its 15th AGM at the Radnorshire Arms, electing Martin Alderson as chairman, David Delaney vice chairman, David Lindsay treasurer and Keith Wilson as secretary. The current membership of 13, from all walks of life from bankers to gardeners, meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7.30pm, with a working supper every third month. The club aims to buy and sell shares on the London Stock Exchange and discuss business prospects and the economy. Men and women who wish to keep in touch with banking and the commercial world are most welcome to join. You are invited, without obligation, to sit in on a meeting before joining.
For details, call Keith Wilson on 01544 260800 or email email@example.com.
BEAVER SCOUT - Presteigne 1st Beaver Scouts have enjoyed lots of varied activities this year. So far they have had a visit from the fire service demonstrating equipment and uniform where beavers got to try things on, and learn about what to do in an emergency.
Knighton first responder Ceri Morris taught them the role of her job, and how to put a patient in the recovery position, and on Shrove Tuesday the Beavers enjoyed pancakes with lots of fillings, cooked by leaders and helpers.
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION - The RBL committee is organising a busy few weeks’ fund-raising.
On Saturday to join Len on the karaoke for a sing a long from 8pm until late.
Admission is free. On March 17, the Legion welcomes back Steady Eddie and The Boogie Men, for which admission will be £3 with tickets available from Lornas Sandwich Shop or from The Legion. On March 31, Turquoise and Tony return to Presteigne to perform in The Crowes Nest Bar from 8.30pm.
Admission will be £3 at the door.There is a pool league starting next Thursday, March 15. Entries need to made before the first night to Esteven on 07789 336971. The Legion will also welcome the Shrewsbury Police Male Voice Choir in April with further events in May and June. Watch this space for further details. The club will be open from noon to midnight on Saturdays with light food available.
MUSIC - Little Rumba will be playing wild klezmer and sexy tango music at No 46 Wine Bar tomorrow (Friday) evening from 7.30pm.
Admission is £3 at the door.
COFFEE - There is a coffee morning at St Andrew’s Church Hall on March 17, from 10.30-12.30pm. There will be numerous stalls and a raffle with all proceeds going to church funds.
POETRY CAFE - Marches Poets present a poetry cafe with poet and artist Rose Flint and music by Gareth Rees Roberts on guitar and Adam Watson on harp at the Assembly Rooms on March 31, from 8pm. Admission will be £6 which is to include refreshments.
Tickets are available by calling 267245, 267418 or from the Judge’s Lodgings.
SERVICE - There is a service of Holy Communion at St Andrew’s Church on Sunday at 11am. Everyone is welcome.
AGM - Presteigne and Borders Floral Arts Society holds its AGM on Wednesday at the Memorial Hall from 7.30pm. The meeting will be followed by a talk from Jean Price from Knighton on what the show judge is looking for. Admission will be free but only members may vote at the AGM. The evening will conclude with a finger buffet.
GATHER ROUND - All are invited to join Marion Rowlatt and gather round the piano for a good old fashioned singalong on Saturday at The Assembly Rooms from 11am-12.30pm.
WOMEN TOGETHER - The next meeting of Women Together will take place in the Green Room at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday from 2.30pm. This month there will be a speaker from the Red Cross.
MUSIC - The Budapest Cafe Orchestra will be performing at the Assembly Rooms on March 18, from 8pm. Tickets are £8 and can be purchased from 267163.
MUSIC -The local youth band White Sheep Black Sheep, led by John Hymas, will be performing at the Assembly Rooms on Saturday from 8pm. They play rock, jazz and Eastern European sounds. Admission is £5 at the door and everyone is welcome.
BINGO - The bowling club’s Easter bingo is at the Memorial Hall on Saturday with eyes down at 7.45pm. Doors will open at 6.30pm.
There are many top prizes including £100 of cash and £100 in vouchers. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.
MOVIE - Presteigne Film Society is showing Hanna (12A) on March 16, at 8pm, at the Assembly Rooms. Admission is £4.50 for adults and £2 for students. For details, call Pete on 370202 or visit presteignefilms.
JAM AT THE RAD - You are invited to Jam At The Rad every Monday from 7.30pm. Just bring along your instrument and play. For further details, call Will on 07531 300697.
BALLADEERS AND CHANCERS - There is a chance to join the balladeers and chancers at The Dukes Arms on March 29. Just turn up and play. For further details, call Steph on 07837 944090 or visit balladeersand chancers.com.
MUSIC - The Dukes Arms present The Experience of Adam with guests on March 14 from 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.
FILM - The Barrie Gavin film The Man On The Hill, a 1987 portrait in words and images of the 19th century nature writer Richard Jeffries, will be shown at The Assembly Rooms on March 23 at 8pm. There will also be a six-minute film shown Green, which sets the landscapes of the borders to music by the Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu.
Admission is free but donations will be gratefully received.