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Monday

9.30 - 11.30am Toddler group at Bowerhill Village Hall. Contact Sally Turnidge on 01225 707827.

5.00pm: Shapes Slimming club at the Rachel Fowler Centre, Spa Road. 5.00pm: "Weigh and Go". 6.00pm "Weigh and Stay". For more information log on to www.shapesslimming.co.uk or call 01380 828372.

6.00pm-7.00pm: Monday Club, a Christian club for children aged 6-11 held in Forest Methodist Church hall (term time only).

7.00 - 8.30pm: Melksham Netball Club meet (weather permitting) on the outdoor courts beside Melksham House. Ages from 15+ All abilities welcome.

6.30pm-9.30pm: Radio Controlled Car Racing at Melksham Assembly Hall. www.wwmcc.com for details.

7.30pm-9.30pm: Do you want to experience English Country Dancing? Why not join us? It’s good fun & good exercise. Just come along to one of our meetings at the Riverside Club, Bath Road or contact Geoff on 703650.

8.00pm: The Wessex Branch of the MG Owners Club meet every fourth Monday of the month at The Bell on the Common, Broughton Gifford. All owners of MGs or Classic Sports Cars are welcome. Full details are on our website at www.wessexmgclub.org.uk

Tuesdays

10.00am-11.30am: Melksham & District LINK coffee morning United Church, Melksham. All welcome.

10.00am-11.45am: Little Teddies Toddler Group, Baptist Church Room, Old Broughton Road, Melksham. Come along & join us.

10.15am-12.00am: Shaw & Whitley Toddler Group, the Reading Rooms, Whitley. Come along and join the fun.

10.00am-2.00pm: Open House at Queensway Chapel in Pembroke Road. Why not pop in for coffee & a chat, & stay on for lunch in a relaxed & friendly atmosphere. Everyone welcome. We look forward to seeing you on 5th June. Closed on 27th May because of a pre-booked coach trip.

10.30am: Regular storytime session at Melksham Library for young children. Tel. 01225 702039.

2.30pm-4.45pm: Melksham 60 Plus Club is a social club for the over 60s that meets every Tuesday at The Riverside Club. Enq. 703071.

7.30pm - Every Third Tuesday of the Month: Melksham Electronic Organ Club at Melksham Assembly Hall (See What's On for up and coming concerts).

Wednesdays

9.30am-10.45am: Xercise at the Town Hall. Keep fit for the more mature (active group). Contact 07711 871750.

11.00am-12.15pm: Tai Chi at the Town Hall. Keep fit for the more mature (active group). Contact 07711 871750.

10.00am-12.00pm: Bowerhill Toddlers for 0-4 year olds meet at Bowerhill Village Hall. All welcome. Contact Karen on 01225 700041 for more details.

10.30am-12.00pm: Little Fishes Toddler Group, 0-3 years every Wednesday during term time in the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Union Street. All welcome. Contact Sarah on 01225 777890 for more information.

2.30 - 4.00pm: A Toy Library will run on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Queensway Chapel Pre-School, Queensway. All are welcome.

6:15pm-7:45pm and 7:45pm-9:15pm Yoga at the Town Hall. Please contact Pete Savin for more details 01225 834891 or 07974 705559

7.00pm: Last Wednesday of every month, Forest Tenants Residents’ Association meet at the Awdry Avenue changing rooms at 7.00pm. All welcome.

7.00pm - 9pm: Archery at Christie Miller. All enquipment and coaching provided. £2.50 a class. Contact Scott Dingley 07791 123031

7.30pm: St. Michaels' Wives Group, meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7-30pm in the Parish Rooms, Canon Square, from the 4th Wed. in September to the 2nd Wed. in July. Visitors are always welcome.

8.00pm: Melksham Climate Friendly Group meet on the first Wednesday of every month: We are a voluntary community group made up of local people, who aim to bring about an awareness of climate change and ways that Melksham residents can be more friendly to their environment. Our meetings are held at the Spencer's Sports Social Club, Beanacre Road, Melksam. Please feel free to come along - new members always welcome! You will find us in the Committee Room at the back behind the Skittle Alley, just ask at the bar. Our contact email address is: melkshamcfg@yahoo.co.uk.

8.00pm: (Third Wednesdays except December): Grecophiles Social Club for lovers of Greece, at The Bear Restaurant, 3 Bath Road. £6.50 including mini-meze. Tel 01225 709907 Sylvia Cook or email sylvia@greekofile.co.uk by previous day to book.

8.00pm: Royal Air Force Association meet on the last Wednesday of every month at the Conservative Club, Melksham.

Thursdays

9.45am-12.15am: Xercise at the Town Hall. Keep fit for the more mature (active group). Contact 07711 871750. 11.15am-12.15pm: Extend, gentle group. Contact 07711 871750.

10.00am-11.45am: Little Teddies Toddler Group meet at the Baptist Church, Old Broughton Road on Tuesdays & Thursdays (term time). Call Sarah on 791305. (The friendly toddler group with an active social life).

10.00am-1pm: Broughton Gifford Toddler Group, at Broughton Gifford Village Hall (behind The Fox) every Thursday during term time. £2 per session (first session free). Bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for adults.

10.30-12noon: Mum2Mum Breastfeeding Support Group at Canberra Children's Centre, Spa Road.

10.45am-11.30am: Tots Praise every Thursday at Queensway Hall. Stories & singing for children 0-4 years. Followed by refreshments & craft. Then lunch until 1.00pm (bring your own)! Contact 07788 744829.

2.30pm-3.30pm: Songs of Praise at Queensway Chapel in Pembroke Road. An opportunity to sing favourite hymns & to chat afterwards over a ‘cuppa’. A warm welcome to all. Every Thursday. Speakers: 22nd May - Brian / Barbara Waller, 29th May - Gina Hollingsworth, 5th June - Robin Henderson.

6.30pm-8.00pm & 8.00pm-9.30pm: Yoga classes at Melksham Town Hall. Contact Dawn Teasdale on 07974 744930.

7.30pm-9.15pm Melksham Choral Society at The Rachel Fowler Centre. Contact 01225 708521 for details.

Fridays

10.15am: Melksham Civil Service Retirement Fellowship meet in Melksham House. All are welcome.

10.30am: The St Michael’s Little Cherubs (parent/guardian and baby/toddler group) meet at St. Michael’s Church Room in Canon Square, every friday of term time. Feel welcome to join us, fellowship for parents, fun for children.

10.30am-1.00pm: West Wilts Credit Union collection point is open in Melksham United Church (opp. Lloyds Bank). Pop in for a cup of tea/coffee & a chat about your financial situation. Further information on 704907.

12.00pm: Melksham & District French Twinning Association boules sessions. Bell on the Common pub Broughton Gifford every Friday at 12:00ish. Contact: Roger 01225 709434. After a game of boules members often stay for a pub lunch or drink or both! We are always pleased to have new friends join us. To find out more about us please visit our website: www.melkshamtwinning.co.uk If you would like to join the Association please ring Mary-Ann Pickett 703121.

1.00pm-4.00pm: Craft Chat & Coffee meets fortnightly at Bowerhill Village Hall. The entrance fee is £1.50, which includes refreshments. Each person attending must bring along some craft of any kind i.e. knitting, sewing, quilting, lace-making, beading, etc., etc. To find out more information contact Jenny Butcher on 01225 353123.

2.00pm-3.00pm: Meditation every Friday afternoon at Neston Church Hall, above St. Philip & St. James’ Church in Neston. Cost is £4/£3. Tel. 01225 793778.

4.00pm - 4.50pm: Teen Tap with West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts at Semington Village Hall. Contact WWSPA on 07730 254122 or visit www.wwspa.co.uk

5.00pm - 5.50pm: Adult Tap with West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts at Semington Village Hall. Contact WWSPA on 07730 254122 or visit www.wwspa.co.uk

6.00pm - 7.00pm: Semington Ladies Choir with West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts at Semington Village Hall. Contact WWSPA on 07730 254122 or visit www.wwspa.co.uk

 

Saturdays

7.30-9.30: The Pickwick Club, in Corsham, is holding regular naturist evenings, with swimming, sauna, jacuzzi and a steam room. They will be held on the first, third and fifth Saturday in each month. For more information phone 01249 712092 or 07952 298741.

10.00am and 12.30pm: (last Saturday of each month) Toy Library at Thornbank (off King Street). Open to families, carers, childminders, pre-schools, etc of pre-school children living in and around Melksham.

2.00pm and 4.00pm: (first Saturday of each month) SOUND FOR RELAXATION AND MEDITATION - Bowerhill Village Hall - held monthly, A chance to rest and relax while listening to the sound of Gongs and Singing Bowls, releasing tension and quietening the mind. Cost £10 2pm-4pm. Contact Wendy Scott, 01225 705625 www.combinationtherapies.com

9.00am - 9.30am: Singing, Drama and Dance with West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts at Semington Village Hall. Age 5 - 7yrs

9.30am - 11am: Singing, Drama and Dance with West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts at Semington Village Hall. Age 8 - 16yrs. Contact WWSPA on 07730 254122 or visit www.wwspa.co.uk

 

Sundays

2.00pm every first and third Sunday: Melksham Writers Group - Meet in The Kings Arms, Market Place, Melksham. All are welcome, bring a pen, some paper (or whatever your writing tools may be) and your imagination!  (Look out for a small yellow chicken).

Sellers: 7.00am Buyers: 8.00am Old Dairy Farm Car Boot Sale - (every Sunday 20th April to 28th September) Old Dairy Farm, Dauntsey Lock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4HF. Find us on the B4069 Chippenham to Swindon Road at Dauntsey Lock. Toilets & Refreshments on site. Contact details: Dawn & Tom Tel: 01249 758233 Mobile: 07974227341/0

9.45am-10.45am: Union Street Sunday School meets at Ebenezer Chapel every Sunday morning during term time. Ages 3-12 welcome. Please contact Jon: 705839.

11.00am-6.00pm: Craft Fair at Lacock village hall. Held every Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays. Admission free!

6.00pm: Divine Service every Sunday at the Melksham Spiritualist Church in King Street. All welcome.

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