More than a Pub Programme at The Abingdon Arms, Beckley

PROGRAMME

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Food & Drink

Cafe: Fridays, 9.00 to 12.00

Community coffee mornings: First Friday of month, 10.00 to 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

Tuesday 3rd July, 12:30  to 2:30 pm.  Women of Beckley Lunch.

Wednesday 4th July , 12:30  to 2:30 pm. Men of Beckley Lunch.

Friday 6th July , 10:00  to 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 to 8.30 pm. Drinks and delicious hand-made bar snacks available for sale at Sunday evening sessions.

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

Upcoming events

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

Saturday 28th July, 6:00  pm. Unveiling of a blue plaque commemorating Evelyn Waugh’s association with The Abingdon Arms, followed by a celebratory ‘Big Feast’. Details to be confirmed.

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 to 8.30 pm.

Upcoming events

Sunday 15th July, 6.30  to  8.30 pm. Jazz: The Sunday Sessions. 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 to 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 to 12.30 pm

Upcoming events

Saturday 14th July, 10.30 am to 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