More than a Pub Programme at The Abingdon Arms, Beckley

PROGRAMME

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Food & Drink

Cafe: Fridays, 9.00-12.00

Community coffee mornings: First Friday of month, 10.00 - 11:30. Coffee and biscuits £2, but expresso coffees and cake available too. An opportunity to meet old and new friends and neighbours from all our villages.

Community lunches:  Date/times to be confirmed. Set menu booked in advance.

Women of Beckley lunches: 1st Tuesday of month, 12:30 pm

Men of Beckley lunches:  1st Wednesday of month, 12.30 pm

Upcoming events

Friday 1st June, 10:00-11:30 am. Community Coffee Morning

See the Calendar of Events  below for details

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Literature

Literary Group:  1st or 4th Sunday of month, 7.00-8.30 pm. Drinks and delicious hand-made bar snacks available for sale at Sunday evening sessions.

Writers’ Group: Thursday, 2.30 – 3.30, start date & frequency to be confirmed

Upcoming events

Sunday 3rd June, 6:30-8:30 pm. Oxford’s Stanza 2 poetry group read their own poems and invite local poets to contribute.

Sunday 24th June, 7:00-8:30pm. Prof Robert Hewison, Lancaster University – ‘John Ruskin and the Argument of the Eye

See the Calendar of Events  below for details

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Music

There is no entry charge, but there will be a raffle. Drinks and delicious hand-made bar snacks available for sale at Sunday evening sessions.

Jazz: The Sunday sessions: 3rd Sunday of month, 6.30-8.30 pm.

Upcoming events

Sunday 17th June, 6.30 - 8.30pm. Jazz: The Sunday Sessions. Frank Harrison (keyboards), Mark Hodgson (bass), Mark Doffman (drums). Cool sounds, warm welcome!. 

See the Calendar of Events  below for details

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Activities

After-school children’s activity café: Thursday, 3.30-4.30 pm, Primarily intended for Beckley Primary School pupils, who must be accompanied by parent or carer.

Games ‘clubs’:  Scrabble, Jenga, Bridge, chess, dominoes etc.

Organised walking group / route maps: Saturday mornings, 10.30 am -12.30 pm

Cycle repair and hire service / cycling route maps:  from spring 2018

Upcoming events

Thursday 7th June, 3.30-4.30 pm. Children's After-School Activity Cafe.

Tuesday 12th June, 2.30-4.30 pm. Community Table games

Saturday t.b.c., 10.30 am-12.30 pm. Community Walk. Meet at pub for prompt start. Return to The Abingdon Arms for coffee and / or lunch.

See the Calendar of Events  below for details

VOLUNTEER HELP IS NEEDED WITH SOME ACTIVITIES:  IF YOU CAN HELP, PLEASE CONTACT  MIKE HOBBS (mike.jd.hobbs@gmail.com)


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Click on the entry in the listing or the calendar to see the details of the event