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Fri 1st   

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Slimming World Fri 9.30am at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jo 07815 838944

Jam Club Fri 9.30-11.15am Baby & Toddler Group - Methodist Church - info 763359


Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 9.30-11am - Adult ‘Drills & Skills’ - pay as you go - improve your basic and team play with an LTA coach! - members/non members - http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Junior Golf Fri 9.30am-12.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Marc 07876 684645

Tea Dance Fri 2-4pm - Highworth Recreation Centre - No partner required - from £3.15 - Swindon Card Concession 1 - 762602

Gymnastics (4+) & Trampolining (8+) Fri 3.30pm at The Rec - call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 7-9pm - Club Social Session - Members/non-members - three free visits before we talk membership - 07834 088038

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

River Folk Acoustic Second & last Friday of month, 8pm - £2 at the Trout Inn - jaymathews124@mac.com or 01367 860869

The Regent Cinema - Last Friday of month. Doors open 7pm - The Corn Exchange, Faringdon - details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk


Sat 2nd  

Fitness Classes starting at 8.30am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth Market - Saturdays 9am-12noon in the Market Square

Family Drop-in First Sat of Month 9.30am-11.30am at St Michael’s Church - bacon sandwiches - newspapers and coffee - games    and craft for children - info. Church Office 762702

Coffee Morning Every Sat there 10am-12noon in St Michaels’ Church Room - serving Fairtrade Coffee and Tea - raising funds for specific charities - There is, also, on the 1st Sat of the month a Family Drop-In serving bacon rolls as well as the usual coffee and tea with fun and games and a get together for families. All are very welcome - info Church Office 7627020

Highworth Tennis Courts Sat 10am-12pm, Junior Coaching - info 07834 088038 http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Highworth Library IT Drop In Help Sessions First & Third Sat of Month

Highworth Town Junior Football Club – Sat mornings at the Lower Rec Fields – Ages 4+ - call Martin 763160 see website for further info www.highworthtownjuniorsfc.co.uk



Sun 3rd  

Fitness Classes all week starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club - Sun, meet for some walks at 9.30am in the Brewery Street car park but please check first. For full programme call Mike Hotchkiss (Club Chairman) 01793 763074

Walking Football 50+ Sun 10am-11am at The Rec £2 a session - just turn up

Western Front Association 1914-18 First Sunday of Month Sept-May, 2pm Highworth venue - Paul 01367 253100

Messy Family Fun 2nd Sun of month 3.30-5.30pm at Highworth Methodist Church  



Mon 4th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Toddler Trampolining Mon 10am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Breastmates Mon 9.30am-11.30am in the Methodists Church

Community Arts Mon 10am-12noon - Highworth Community Centre - Need encouragement in developing your drawing or painting? We are here! Contact Isobel on 765455

Lyn’s Watercolour Course - Mon 10am-12noon or 1-3pm - St Michael’s Church Room - all welcome - Lyn 07951 213664

Pilates for over 55's Mon 1.30-2.30pm or 2.30-3.30pm. Highworth Community Centre - admission £5 - all abilities welcome - Caroline 07734 591024

Bridge Classes for improvers Monday, 2-4pm Fairford - Margaret Bishop 01285 713747

The Rotary Club of Swindon North Mon (other than the 5th Monday in each month) 6.15pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - call Terry/Alan 762669/762914 www.rotaryswindonnorth.org.uk

Weight Watchers Meeting Mon 7pm at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jessica 07851 329493

The Royal British Legion First Monday of Month, 7.30pm - The Globe Public House

Highworth Choral Society Mon 7.30-9.30pm - rehearsals - Methodist Church - Sarah 791230

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Mon 8-10pm (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Mon  7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all aged 13-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

Highworth & District Lions Second Monday of Month, 7.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Rosemary 0845 8339831

Highworth Gardening Club Third Monday of Month, 7.30pm - St Michael’s Hall - for full programme call Norman Jeffery 762805

Lechlade History Society 3rd Monday of month, 7.15 for 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Guests welcome £4. Contact Alan Garnell 01367 253087 or visit www.lechladehistory.co.uk

Highworth Historical Society Last Monday of Month except December and June - August incl, 7.30pm - United Reformed Church - Guests welcome £3. Contact Christine on 764811 or visit www.highworthhistoricalsociety.co.uk



Tues 5th

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Badminton Players Tue 9am-11am at Highworth Scout Hall on Coleshill Road - New players always welcome - info Rosemary 762877

Line Dancing Tue 9.15-11.15am  - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Little Ladybirds Tue 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre (Term time only) info 762341

Highworth Job Club Tue 10am-11noon - Highworth Library 463500

Rhyme Time for under 3's Tue 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Craft Group Third Tuesday of month, 10.30am - at Highworth Methodist Hall - Trisha 763453 or Val 07932 437416

Family History Group Second Tuesday of Month, 10am - Highworth Library 463500

Physiotherapy-led exercise for the over-60s: every Tuesday 11.15am-12.15pm, Shrivenham Memorial Hall, contact Emma 07789 595754 for more information. All exercises sitting and standing

Zumba Gold Tue 1-1.45pm (Slower paced low impact) - Highworth Community Centre - info. Lorna 07582 612778

Vale Afternoon Walkers meet Tuesdays at 1.30pm Marten’s Road Shrivenham for car-sharing. Join us for a 4-6mile walk in the beautiful hills and valleys of our area - info Helen 01793 783330

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club Tue 6-8pm - Zoe Parkes - membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Fitsteps Tue 7.30pm - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class Tue 6.30-7.30pm  info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Fairford Bridge Club Tuesday, 7.15 for 7.30pm - Fairford Community Centre - Phil Hardy 01285 850563.

Shrivenham & District Gardening Club First Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - The Vic Day Hall - Shrivenham Memorial Hall - visitors welcome - 01793 782162

Shrivenham Bowls Club Tue throughout the winter months, eyes down at 7.45pm for cash bingo in the clubhouse - info Roy Dixon 01793 782005

Highworth Camera Club Second Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - Highworth Community Centre - Info. John Kennedy - 763577 www.highworthcameraclub.com

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

Highworth High Jackers First, second & third Tuesday of Month, 8pm - The Fox

Highworth Wine & Beer Circle Third Tuesday of month, 8pm - at Highworth Council Room - for more info contact D. Holden 766093

Highworth and District Probus Club Alternate Tuesday mornings, at The Coldharbour - Blunsdon - new members welcome - info Clive 01793 721595

TATT (Tunes at The Trout) Second Tuesday of Month, 8pm at The Trout Inn Lechlade. Fun Folk Music - Come and join in or simply listen - Free Admission - info Ian Andrews  pesthouse@btinternet.com

Highworth United Charities - meet usually on Second Tuesday of Month to consider applications for funding



Wed 6th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Tots’n’Toddlers Wed (Term time only) 9-11am - South Marston Village Hall - Rachel Case 832719

Busy Bugs Wed (Term time only) 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club Wed, for full programme call Club Secretary Hilary Smith 01793 644797 - meet at Rec car park at 9.30am or 10am but please check first

Fitsteps Wed 10am - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Highworth Expert Patient Programme Second Wednesdays - 10.30am, meet at The Bridge, Sheep Street - email: rjmorris49@gmail.com

Highworth Wednesday Club Second & fourth Wednesday of month, 10.30am-12.15pm - meet at the Methodist Church - a social club for people with little or no sight - Wiltshire Blind Association 01380 723682

Storytime and Rhymetime Pre-school Sing-a-long for Wed 11.30-12noon - Lechlade Library - 01367 252631

Highworth Gentle Walk Wed, 2pm, Town Council Offices, 3 Gilberts Lane, Highworth SN6 7FB. Info. Emma Sperring on 01793 465413 or email ESperring@swindon.gov.uk

The Regent Cinema - (Matinee Club) First Wednesday of month. Doors open 12noon - The Corn Exchange Faringdon - for details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

Tea & Cake Afternoon - for Prospect Hospice - every second Wednesday of month - 2-4pm in St Michael’s Church Room

Highworth Afternoon Women’s Institute First Wednesday of month, 2.15pm, meet at The Rec - for full programme call Gill Walding 766273

Highworth Golden Oldies Sing Song Wed 2.30-3.30pm - Newburgh House - come and join in the fun

Junior Trampolining Wed 3.30pm at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Running Club Wed 6pm (Beginners) and 7pm, meet outside Vorda Playgroup, Brewery Street

Defence Academy & Swindon Branch Royal Aeronautical Society First Wednesday of month, 7pm - for more info 07740 136609 or raeswindon@gmail.com

Highworth Community Partnership Group First Wednesday of month, 7pm - call Sandra Rendall 762197 for venue

Community Choir Faringdon Wed (In term time)7-8.30pm - Ferndale School Hall Bromsgrove - £2.50 per session. Wide range of music led by Louise Woodgate - info genewebb@rocketmail.com or 01367 242222

Community Voices Second & fourth Wednesday of month 7-8pm at Lechlade Baptist Church £2 - Why not come and join us? Contact Moira Cima on 01285 821935

Highworth Evening Women’s Institute Second Wednesday of month, 7.30pm. For full information and location call Mary Swaffield - 861173

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Wed 7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all from 12-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

White Horse Folk Club First and Third Wednesday of month, 8pm at St Michael’s Church Room Highworth - Info Derrick 01793 762070 or Geoff  01793 706753

Bingo Wed 8pm at ‘The Goldfinger’



Thurs 7th  

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Lechlade Country Market Thur 8.30-11am, Church Cottage on The Square, Lechlade - 01793 740620

Little Treasures Toddler Group Thur (term time) 9.45-11.15am Room 12, Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers - Follow on Little Treasures Facebook page or contact Lesley 07881 208528 or The Bridge 01793 765060

Blunsdon Toddler Play Session for Under 5's Second & fourth Thursday of month, 10am-12noon Blunsdon Church Hall - info Ladybird Centre 762341

Highworth and Blunsdon Mothers’ Union Fourth Thursday of month (not Dec and Aug), 10.40am - St Michael’s Church Room - Madelaine 766088

Walking Netball 50+ Thurs 9.30 – 10.30 at the REC.  £2.00 per session.  Although aimed at the 50+, ladies of all ages are welcome.  It’s a fun and gentle way to get some exercise and make new friends.  No previous Netball experience necessary.  Info elainelloyd40@gmail.com

Shrivenham Women’s Institute Third Thursday of Month, 7pm for 7.30pm start - Memorial Hall Shrivenham - Mary Hewitt 780039

Highworth Coffee Morning for Prospect Hospice Thur 10.30-11.30am at United Reformed Church

Storytime for under 5's Thur 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Songsters Thur 10.30am-12.30pm - at Methodist Church - enquiries to Eira 762786 or Marjorie 762536

Swindon Carers Centre (Highworth) Group Second Thursday of month, 10.30am-12noon at Westrop Surgery

Walking Football 50+ Thur 11am-12noon at The Rec - £2 a session - just turn up

Toddler Splash Thur 11.15am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Tiny Tots Football Thur 1pm at The Rec - contact STFC 07919 112982 to book a space

Baby Health Clinic First Thursday of month, 1.30-3pm at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Pilates Classes Thur 6pm - Lechlade Methodist Hall - Stott Instructor - 07773 080125

Highworth Slimming World Group Thur 6-7.30pm - Southfield School - Steve Ireland 07791 041411

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club  Thur 6-8.30pm - Zoe Parkes -membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Kingsdown Woodcarvers Thur 7-9pm at Kingsdown School - from beginners to very clever people - tools and advice available - info Wayne 533720 or Nikki King 07525 245219

Line Dancing Thursday evening 7-9.15pm - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Slow Flow to Bed Yoga Class - Thursdays 7-8pm info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Scottish Country Dancing Club Thur (term time) 7.30pm - Southrop Village Hall - Shirley 01367 252623

Meditation Classes Thur 7.30pm - Village Hall - Stanton Fitzwarren - come and relax - 07522 307981

Highworth Floral Art Society First Thursday of month except Jan and Aug, 7.30pm - Anne 763447 or Michelle 827545

Highworth Scribblers Writing Group First Thursdays, 7.30pm - Highworth Council Room - Juliet 727994

Line Dancing Thur 7.30-10pm at Highworth Community Centre - Beginners welcome at 7.30pm - £4 - info Lewis 764732

Highworth Silver Band Thur 7.30-9.30pm - Rehearsals at the Band Hall, Lechlade Road - Mark 07526 704914 email Highworth.SB@gmail.com www.http://highworthsilverband.org

Highworth Leisure Badminton Thurs 8-9.30pm at Highworth Warneford School. £5. All levels, all ages. Focus on fitness and fun. Just turn up or for more details call Sue Turner on 07979 840009

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Thur 8.15-10pm - (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com



Fri 8th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Slimming World Fri 9.30am at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jo 07815 838944

Jam Club Fri 9.30-11.15am Baby & Toddler Group - Methodist Church - info 763359


Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 9.30-11am - Adult ‘Drills & Skills’ - pay as you go - improve your basic and team play with an LTA coach! - members/non members - http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Junior Golf Fri 9.30am-12.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Marc 07876 684645

Tea Dance Fri 2-4pm - Highworth Recreation Centre - No partner required - from £3.15 - Swindon Card Concession 1 - 762602

Gymnastics (4+) & Trampolining (8+) Fri 3.30pm at The Rec - call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 7-9pm - Club Social Session - Members/non-members - three free visits before we talk membership - 07834 088038

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

River Folk Acoustic Second & last Friday of month, 8pm - £2 at the Trout Inn - jaymathews124@mac.com or 01367 860869

The Regent Cinema - Last Friday of month. Doors open 7pm - The Corn Exchange, Faringdon - details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk



Sat 9th

Fitness Classes starting at 8.30am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth Market - Saturdays 9am-12noon in the Market Square

Family Drop-in First Sat of Month 9.30am-11.30am at St Michael’s Church - bacon sandwiches - newspapers and coffee - games    and craft for children - info. Church Office 762702

Coffee Morning Every Sat there 10am-12noon in St Michaels’ Church Room - serving Fairtrade Coffee and Tea - raising funds for specific charities - There is, also, on the 1st Sat of the month a Family Drop-In serving bacon rolls as well as the usual coffee and tea with fun and games and a get together for families. All are very welcome - info Church Office 7627020

Highworth Tennis Courts Sat 10am-12pm, Junior Coaching - info 07834 088038 http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Highworth Library IT Drop In Help Sessions First & Third Sat of Month

Highworth Town Junior Football Club – Sat mornings at the Lower Rec Fields – Ages 4+ - call Martin 763160 see website for further info www.highworthtownjuniorsfc.co.uk



Sun 10th

Fitness Classes all week starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club - Sun, meet for some walks at 9.30am in the Brewery Street car park but please check first. For full programme call Mike Hotchkiss (Club Chairman) 01793 763074

Walking Football 50+ Sun 10am-11am at The Rec £2 a session - just turn up

Western Front Association 1914-18 First Sunday of Month Sept-May, 2pm Highworth venue - Paul 01367 253100

Messy Family Fun 2nd Sun of month 3.30-5.30pm at Highworth Methodist Church  



Mon 11th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Toddler Trampolining Mon 10am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Breastmates Mon 12.30-2.30pm at the Ladybird Centre info 762341

Highworth Community Arts Mon 10am-12noon - Highworth Community Centre - Need encouragement in developing your drawing or painting? We are here! Contact Isobel on 765455

Lyn’s Watercolour Course - Mon 10am-12noon or 1-3pm - St Michael’s Church Room - all welcome - Lyn 07951 213664

Pilates for over 55's Mon 1.30-2.30pm or 2.30-3.30pm. Highworth Community Centre - admission £5 - all abilities welcome - Caroline 07734 591024

Bridge Classes for improvers Monday, 2-4pm Fairford - Margaret Bishop 01285 713747

The Rotary Club of Swindon North Mon (other than the 5th Monday in each month) 6.15pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - call Terry/Alan 762669/762914 www.rotaryswindonnorth.org.uk

Weight Watchers Meeting Mon 7pm at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jessica 07851 329493

The Royal British Legion First Monday of Month, 7.30pm - The Globe Public House

Highworth Choral Society Mon 7.30-9.30pm - rehearsals - Methodist Church - Sarah 791230

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Mon 8-10pm (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Mon  7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all aged 13-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

Highworth & District Lions Second Monday of Month, 7.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Rosemary 0845 8339831

Highworth Gardening Club Third Monday of Month, 7.30pm - St Michael’s Hall - for full programme call Norman Jeffery 762805

Lechlade History Society 3rd Monday of month, 7.15 for 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Guests welcome £4. Contact Alan Garnell 01367 253087 or visit www.lechladehistory.co.uk

Highworth Historical Society Last Monday of Month except December and June - August incl, 7.30pm - United Reformed Church - Guests welcome £3. Contact Christine on 764811 or visit www.highworthhistoricalsociety.co.uk



Tues 12th

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Badminton Players Tue 9am-11am at Highworth Scout Hall on Coleshill Road - New players always welcome - info Rosemary 762877

Line Dancing Tue 9.15-11.15am  - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Little Ladybirds Tue 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre (Term time only) info 762341

Highworth Job Club Tue 10am-11noon - Highworth Library 463500

Rhyme Time for under 3's Tue 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Craft Group Third Tuesday of month, 10.30am - at Highworth Methodist Hall - Trisha 763453 or Val 07932 437416

Family History Group Second Tuesday of Month, 10am - Highworth Library 463500

Physiotherapy-led exercise for the over-60s: every Tuesday 11.15am-12.15pm, Shrivenham Memorial Hall, contact Emma 07789 595754 for more information. All exercises sitting and standing

Zumba Gold Tue 1-1.45pm (Slower paced low impact) - Highworth Community Centre - info. Lorna 07582 612778

Vale Afternoon Walkers meet Tuesdays at 1.30pm Marten’s Road Shrivenham for car-sharing. Join us for a 4-6mile walk in the beautiful hills and valleys of our area - info Helen 01793 783330

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club Tue 6-8pm - Zoe Parkes - membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Fitsteps Tue 7.30pm - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class Tue 6.30-7.30pm  info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Fairford Bridge Club Tuesday, 7.15 for 7.30pm - Fairford Community Centre - Phil Hardy 01285 850563.

Shrivenham & District Gardening Club First Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - The Vic Day Hall - Shrivenham Memorial Hall - visitors welcome - 01793 782162

Shrivenham Bowls Club Tue throughout the winter months, eyes down at 7.45pm for cash bingo in the clubhouse - info Roy Dixon 01793 782005

Highworth Camera Club Second Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - Highworth Community Centre - Info. John Kennedy - 763577 www.highworthcameraclub.com

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

Highworth High Jackers First, second & third Tuesday of Month, 8pm - The Fox

Highworth Wine & Beer Circle Third Tuesday of month, 8pm - at Highworth Council Room - for more info contact D. Holden 766093

Highworth and District Probus Club Alternate Tuesday mornings, at The Coldharbour - Blunsdon - new members welcome - info Clive 01793 721595

TATT (Tunes at The Trout) Second Tuesday of Month, 8pm at The Trout Inn Lechlade. Fun Folk Music - Come and join in or simply listen - Free Admission - info Ian Andrews  pesthouse@btinternet.com

Highworth United Charities - meet usually on Second Tuesday of Month to consider applications for funding



Wed 13th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Tots’n’Toddlers Wed (Term time only) 9-11am - South Marston Village Hall - Rachel Case 832719

Busy Bugs Wed (Term time only) 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club Wed, for full programme call Club Secretary Hilary Smith 01793 644797 - meet at Rec car park at 9.30am or 10am but please check first

Fitsteps Wed 10am - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Highworth Expert Patient Programme Second Wednesdays - 10.30am, meet at The Bridge, Sheep Street - email: rjmorris49@gmail.com

Highworth Wednesday Club Second & fourth Wednesday of month, 10.30am-12.15pm - meet at the Methodist Church - a social club for people with little or no sight - Wiltshire Blind Association 01380 723682

Storytime and Rhymetime Pre-school Sing-a-long for Wed 11.30-12noon - Lechlade Library - 01367 252631

Highworth Gentle Walk Wed, 2pm, Town Council Offices, 3 Gilberts Lane, Highworth SN6 7FB. Info. Emma Sperring on 01793 465413 or email ESperring@swindon.gov.uk

The Regent Cinema - (Matinee Club) First Wednesday of month. Doors open 12noon - The Corn Exchange Faringdon - for details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

Tea & Cake Afternoon - for Prospect Hospice - every second Wednesday of month - 2-4pm in St Michael’s Church Room

Highworth Afternoon Women’s Institute First Wednesday of month, 2.15pm, meet at The Rec - for full programme call Gill Walding 766273

Highworth Golden Oldies Sing Song Wed 2.30-3.30pm - Newburgh House - come and join in the fun

Junior Trampolining Wed 3.30pm at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Running Club Wed 6pm (Beginners) and 7pm, meet outside Vorda Playgroup, Brewery Street

Defence Academy & Swindon Branch Royal Aeronautical Society First Wednesday of month, 7pm - for more info 07740 136609 or raeswindon@gmail.com

Highworth Community Partnership Group First Wednesday of month, 7pm - call Sandra Rendall 762197 for venue

Community Choir Faringdon Wed (In term time)7-8.30pm - Ferndale School Hall Bromsgrove - £2.50 per session. Wide range of music led by Louise Woodgate - info genewebb@rocketmail.com or 01367 242222

Community Voices Second & fourth Wednesday of month 7-8pm at Lechlade Baptist Church £2 - Why not come and join us? Contact Moira Cima on 01285 821935

Highworth Evening Women’s Institute Second Wednesday of month, 7.30pm. For full information and location call Mary Swaffield - 861173

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Wed 7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all from 12-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

White Horse Folk Club First and Third Wednesday of month, 8pm at St Michael’s Church Room Highworth - Info Derrick 01793 762070 or Geoff  01793 706753

Bingo Wed 8pm at ‘The Goldfinger’



Thurs 14th  

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Lechlade Country Market Thur 8.30-11am, Church Cottage on The Square, Lechlade - 01793 740620

Little Treasures Toddler Group Thur (term time) 9.45-11.15am Room 12, Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers - Follow on Little Treasures Facebook page or contact Lesley 07881 208528 or The Bridge 01793 765060

Blunsdon Toddler Play Session for Under 5's Second & fourth Thursday of month, 10am-12noon Blunsdon Church Hall - info Ladybird Centre 762341

Highworth and Blunsdon Mothers’ Union Fourth Thursday of month (not Dec and Aug), 10.40am - St Michael’s Church Room - Madelaine 766088

Shrivenham Women’s Institute Third Thursday of Month, 7pm for 7.30pm start - Memorial Hall Shrivenham - Mary Hewitt 780039

Walking Netball 50+ Thurs 9.30 – 10.30 at the REC.  £2.00 per session.  Although aimed at the 50+, ladies of all ages are welcome.  It’s a fun and gentle way to get some exercise and make new friends.  No previous Netball experience necessary.  Info elainelloyd40@gmail.com

Highworth Coffee Morning for Prospect Hospice Thur 10.30-11.30am at United Reformed Church

Storytime for under 5's Thur 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Songsters Thur 10.30am-12.30pm - at Methodist Church - enquiries to Eira 762786 or Marjorie 762536

Swindon Carers Centre (Highworth) Group Second Thursday of month, 10.30am-12noon at Westrop Surgery

Walking Football 50+ Thur 11am-12noon at The Rec - £2 a session - just turn up

Toddler Splash Thur 11.15am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Tiny Tots Football Thur 1pm at The Rec - contact STFC 07919 112982 to book a space

Baby Health Clinic First Thursday of month, 1.30-3pm at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Pilates Classes Thur 6pm - Lechlade Methodist Hall - Stott Instructor - 07773 080125

Highworth Slimming World Group Thur 6-7.30pm - Southfield School - Steve Ireland 07791 041411

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club  Thur 6-8.30pm - Zoe Parkes -membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Kingsdown Woodcarvers Thur 7-9pm at Kingsdown School - from beginners to very clever people - tools and advice available - info Wayne 533720 or Nikki King 07525 245219

Line Dancing Thursday evening 7-9.15pm - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Slow Flow to Bed Yoga Class - Thursdays 7-8pm info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Scottish Country Dancing Club Thur (term time) 7.30pm - Southrop Village Hall - Shirley 01367 252623

Meditation Classes Thur 7.30pm - Village Hall - Stanton Fitzwarren - come and relax - 07522 307981

Highworth Floral Art Society First Thursday of month except Jan and Aug, 7.30pm - Anne 763447 or Michelle 827545

Highworth Scribblers Writing Group First Thursdays, 7.30pm - Highworth Council Room - Juliet 727994

Line Dancing Thur 7.30-10pm at Highworth Community Centre - Beginners welcome at 7.30pm - £4 - info Lewis 764732

Highworth Silver Band Thur 7.30-9.30pm - Rehearsals at the Band Hall, Lechlade Road - Mark 07526 704914 email Highworth.SB@gmail.com www.http://highworthsilverband.org

Highworth Leisure Badminton Thurs 8-9.30pm at Highworth Warneford School. £5. All levels, all ages. Focus on fitness and fun. Just turn up or for more details call Sue Turner on 07979 840009

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Thur 8.15-10pm - (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com



Fri 15th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Slimming World Fri 9.30am at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jo 07815 838944

Jam Club Fri 9.30-11.15am Baby & Toddler Group - Methodist Church - info 763359


Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 9.30-11am - Adult ‘Drills & Skills’ - pay as you go - improve your basic and team play with an LTA coach! - members/non members - http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Junior Golf Fri 9.30am-12.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Marc 07876 684645

Tea Dance Fri 2-4pm - Highworth Recreation Centre - No partner required - from £3.15 - Swindon Card Concession 1 - 762602

Gymnastics (4+) & Trampolining (8+) Fri 3.30pm at The Rec - call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 7-9pm - Club Social Session - Members/non-members - three free visits before we talk membership - 07834 088038

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

River Folk Acoustic Second & last Friday of month, 8pm - £2 at the Trout Inn - jaymathews124@mac.com or 01367 860869

The Regent Cinema - Last Friday of month. Doors open 7pm - The Corn Exchange, Faringdon - details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk



Sat 16th

Fitness Classes starting at 8.30am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth Market - Saturdays 9am-12noon in the Market Square

Family Drop-in First Sat of Month 9.30am-11.30am at St Michael’s Church - bacon sandwiches - newspapers and coffee - games    and craft for children - info. Church Office 762702

Coffee Morning Every Sat there 10am-12noon in St Michaels’ Church Room - serving Fairtrade Coffee and Tea - raising funds for specific charities - There is, also, on the 1st Sat of the month a Family Drop-In serving bacon rolls as well as the usual coffee and tea with fun and games and a get together for families. All are very welcome - info Church Office 7627020

Highworth Tennis Courts Sat 10am-12pm, Junior Coaching - info 07834 088038 http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Highworth Library IT Drop In Help Sessions First & Third Sat of Month

Highworth Town Junior Football Club – Sat mornings at the Lower Rec Fields – Ages 4+ - call Martin 763160 see website for further info www.highworthtownjuniorsfc.co.uk



Sun 17th

Fitness Classes all week starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club - Sun, meet for some walks at 9.30am in the Brewery Street car park but please check first. For full programme call Mike Hotchkiss (Club Chairman) 01793 763074

Walking Football 50+ Sun 10am-11am at The Rec £2 a session - just turn up

Western Front Association 1914-18 First Sunday of Month Sept-May, 2pm Highworth venue - Paul 01367 253100

Messy Family Fun 2nd Sun of month 3.30-5.30pm at Highworth Methodist Church



Mon 18th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Toddler Trampolining Mon 10am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Breastmates Mon 12.30-2.30pm at the Ladybird Centre info 762341

Highworth Community Arts Mon 10am-12noon - Highworth Community Centre - Need encouragement in developing your drawing or painting? We are here! Contact Isobel on 765455

Lyn’s Watercolour Course - Mon 10am-12noon or 1-3pm - St Michael’s Church Room - all welcome - Lyn 07951 213664

Pilates for over 55's Mon 1.30-2.30pm or 2.30-3.30pm. Highworth Community Centre - admission £5 - all abilities welcome - Caroline 07734 591024

Bridge Classes for improvers Monday, 2-4pm Fairford - Margaret Bishop 01285 713747

The Rotary Club of Swindon North Mon (other than the 5th Monday in each month) 6.15pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - call Terry/Alan 762669/762914 www.rotaryswindonnorth.org.uk

Weight Watchers Meeting Mon 7pm at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jessica 07851 329493

The Royal British Legion First Monday of Month, 7.30pm - The Globe Public House

Highworth Choral Society Mon 7.30-9.30pm - rehearsals - Methodist Church - Sarah 791230

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Mon 8-10pm (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Mon  7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all aged 13-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

Highworth & District Lions Second Monday of Month, 7.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Rosemary 0845 8339831

Highworth Gardening Club Third Monday of Month, 7.30pm - St Michael’s Hall - for full programme call Norman Jeffery 762805

Lechlade History Society 3rd Monday of month, 7.15 for 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Guests welcome £4. Contact Alan Garnell 01367 253087 or visit www.lechladehistory.co.uk

Highworth Historical Society Last Monday of Month except December and June - August incl, 7.30pm - United Reformed Church - Guests welcome £3. Contact Christine on 764811 or visit www.highworthhistoricalsociety.co.uk



Tues 19th

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Badminton Players 60+ Tue 9am-11am at Highworth Scout Hall on Coleshill Road - New players always welcome - info Rosemary 762877

Line Dancing Tue 9.15-11.15am  - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Little Ladybirds Tue 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre (Term time only) info 762341

Highworth Job Club Tue 10am-11noon - Highworth Library 463500

Rhyme Time for under 3's Tue 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Craft Group Third Tuesday of month, 10.30am - at Highworth Methodist Hall - Trisha 763453 or Val 07932 437416

Family History Group Second Tuesday of Month, 10am - Highworth Library 463500

Physiotherapy-led exercise for the over-60s: every Tuesday 11.15am-12.15pm, Shrivenham Memorial Hall, contact Emma 07789 595754 for more information. All exercises sitting and standing

Zumba Gold Tue 1-1.45pm (Slower paced low impact) - Highworth Community Centre - info. Lorna 07582 612778

Vale Afternoon Walkers meet Tuesdays at 1.30pm Marten’s Road Shrivenham for car-sharing. Join us for a 4-6mile walk in the beautiful hills and valleys of our area - info Helen 01793 783330

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club Tue 6-8pm - Zoe Parkes - membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Fitsteps Tue 7.30pm - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class Tue 6.30-7.30pm  info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Fairford Bridge Club Tuesday, 7.15 for 7.30pm - Fairford Community Centre - Phil Hardy 01285 850563.

Shrivenham & District Gardening Club First Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - The Vic Day Hall - Shrivenham Memorial Hall - visitors welcome - 01793 782162

Shrivenham Bowls Club Tue throughout the winter months, eyes down at 7.45pm for cash bingo in the clubhouse - info Roy Dixon 01793 782005

Highworth Camera Club Second Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - Highworth Community Centre - Info. John Kennedy - 763577 www.highworthcameraclub.com

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

Highworth High Jackers First, second & third Tuesday of Month, 8pm - The Fox

Highworth Wine & Beer Circle Third Tuesday of month, 8pm - at Highworth Council Room - for more info contact D. Holden 766093

Highworth and District Probus Club Alternate Tuesday mornings, at The Coldharbour - Blunsdon - new members welcome - info Clive 01793 721595

TATT (Tunes at The Trout) Second Tuesday of Month, 8pm at The Trout Inn Lechlade. Fun Folk Music - Come and join in or simply listen - Free Admission - info Ian Andrews  pesthouse@btinternet.com

Highworth United Charities - meet usually on Second Tuesday of Month to consider applications for funding



Wed 20th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Tots’n’Toddlers Wed (Term time only) 9-11am - South Marston Village Hall - Rachel Case 832719

Busy Bugs Wed (Term time only) 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club Wed, for full programme call Club Secretary Hilary Smith 01793 644797 - meet at Rec car park at 9.30am or 10am but please check first

Fitsteps Wed 10am - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Highworth Expert Patient Programme Second Wednesdays - 10.30am, meet at The Bridge, Sheep Street - email: rjmorris49@gmail.com

Highworth Wednesday Club Second & fourth Wednesday of month, 10.30am-12.15pm - meet at the Methodist Church - a social club for people with little or no sight - Wiltshire Blind Association 01380 723682

Storytime and Rhymetime Pre-school Sing-a-long for Wed 11.30-12noon - Lechlade Library - 01367 252631

Highworth Gentle Walk Wed, 2pm, Town Council Offices, 3 Gilberts Lane, Highworth SN6 7FB. Info. Emma Sperring on 01793 465413 or email ESperring@swindon.gov.uk

The Regent Cinema - (Matinee Club) First Wednesday of month. Doors open 12noon - The Corn Exchange Faringdon - for details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

Tea & Cake Afternoon - for Prospect Hospice - every second Wednesday of month - 2-4pm in St Michael’s Church Room

Highworth Afternoon Women’s Institute First Wednesday of month, 2.15pm, meet at The Rec - for full programme call Gill Walding 766273

Highworth Golden Oldies Sing Song Wed 2.30-3.30pm - Newburgh House - come and join in the fun

Junior Trampolining Wed 3.30pm at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Running Club Wed 6pm (Beginners) and 7pm, meet outside Vorda Playgroup, Brewery Street

Defence Academy & Swindon Branch Royal Aeronautical Society First Wednesday of month, 7pm - for more info 07740 136609 or raeswindon@gmail.com

Highworth Community Partnership Group First Wednesday of month, 7pm - call Sandra Rendall 762197 for venue

Community Choir Faringdon Wed (In term time)7-8.30pm - Ferndale School Hall Bromsgrove - £2.50 per session. Wide range of music led by Louise Woodgate - info genewebb@rocketmail.com or 01367 242222

Community Voices Second & fourth Wednesday of month 7-8pm at Lechlade Baptist Church £2 - Why not come and join us? Contact Moira Cima on 01285 821935

Highworth Evening Women’s Institute Second Wednesday of month, 7.30pm. For full information and location call Mary Swaffield - 861173

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Wed 7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all from 12-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

White Horse Folk Club First and Third Wednesday of month, 8pm at St Michael’s Church Room Highworth - Info Derrick 01793 762070 or Geoff  01793 706753

Bingo Wed 8pm at ‘The Goldfinger’



Thurs 21st  

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Lechlade Country Market Thur 8.30-11am, Church Cottage on The Square, Lechlade - 01793 740620

Little Treasures Toddler Group Thur (term time) 9.45-11.15am Room 12, Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers - Follow on Little Treasures Facebook page or contact Lesley 07881 208528 or The Bridge 01793 765060

Blunsdon Toddler Play Session for Under 5's Second & fourth Thursday of month, 10am-12noon Blunsdon Church Hall - info Ladybird Centre 762341

Highworth and Blunsdon Mothers’ Union Fourth Thursday of month (not Dec and Aug), 10.40am - St Michael’s Church Room - Madelaine 766088

Walking Netball 50+ Thurs 9.30 – 10.30 at the REC.  £2.00 per session.  Although aimed at the 50+, ladies of all ages are welcome.  It’s a fun and gentle way to get some exercise and make new friends.  No previous Netball experience necessary.  Info elainelloyd40@gmail.com

Highworth Coffee Morning for Prospect Hospice Thur 10.30-11.30am at United Reformed Church

Storytime for under 5's Thur 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Songsters Thur 10.30am-12.30pm - at Methodist Church - enquiries to Eira 762786 or Marjorie 762536

Swindon Carers Centre (Highworth) Group Second Thursday of month, 10.30am-12noon at Westrop Surgery

Walking Football 50+ Thur 11am-12noon at The Rec - £2 a session - just turn up

Toddler Splash Thur 11.15am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Tiny Tots Football Thur 1pm at The Rec - contact STFC 07919 112982 to book a space

Baby Health Clinic First Thursday of month, 1.30-3pm at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Pilates Classes Thur 6pm - Lechlade Methodist Hall - Stott Instructor - 07773 080125

Highworth Slimming World Group Thur 6-7.30pm - Southfield School - Steve Ireland 07791 041411

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club  Thur 6-8.30pm - Zoe Parkes -membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Shrivenham Women’s Institute Third Thursday of Month, 7pm for 7.30pm start - Memorial Hall Shrivenham - Mary Hewitt 780039

Kingsdown Woodcarvers Thur 7-9pm at Kingsdown School - from beginners to very clever people - tools and advice available - info Wayne 533720 or Nikki King 07525 245219

Line Dancing Thursday evening 7-9.15pm - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Slow Flow to Bed Yoga Class - Thursdays 7-8pm info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Scottish Country Dancing Club Thur (term time) 7.30pm - Southrop Village Hall - Shirley 01367 252623

Meditation Classes Thur 7.30pm - Village Hall - Stanton Fitzwarren - come and relax - 07522 307981

Highworth Floral Art Society First Thursday of month except Jan and Aug, 7.30pm - Anne 763447 or Michelle 827545

Highworth Scribblers Writing Group First Thursdays, 7.30pm - Highworth Council Room - Juliet 727994

Line Dancing Thur 7.30-10pm at Highworth Community Centre - Beginners welcome at 7.30pm - £4 - info Lewis 764732

Highworth Silver Band Thur 7.30-9.30pm - Rehearsals at the Band Hall, Lechlade Road - Mark 07526 704914 email Highworth.SB@gmail.com www.http://highworthsilverband.org

Highworth Leisure Badminton Thurs 8-9.30pm at Highworth Warneford School. £5. All levels, all ages. Focus on fitness and fun. Just turn up or for more details call Sue Turner on 07979 840009

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Thur 8.15-10pm - (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com



Fri 22nd

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Slimming World Fri 9.30am at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jo 07815 838944

Jam Club Fri 9.30-11.15am Baby & Toddler Group - Methodist Church - info 763359


Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 9.30-11am - Adult ‘Drills & Skills’ - pay as you go - improve your basic and team play with an LTA coach! - members/non members - http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Junior Golf Fri 9.30am-12.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Marc 07876 684645

Tea Dance Fri 2-4pm - Highworth Recreation Centre - No partner required - from £3.15 - Swindon Card Concession 1 - 762602

Gymnastics (4+) & Trampolining (8+) Fri 3.30pm at The Rec - call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 7-9pm - Club Social Session - Members/non-members - three free visits before we talk membership - 07834 088038

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

River Folk Acoustic Second & last Friday of month, 8pm - £2 at the Trout Inn - jaymathews124@mac.com or 01367 860869

The Regent Cinema - Last Friday of month. Doors open 7pm - The Corn Exchange, Faringdon - details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk



Sat 23rd

Fitness Classes starting at 8.30am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth Market - Saturdays 9am-12noon in the Market Square

Family Drop-in First Sat of Month 9.30am-11.30am at St Michael’s Church - bacon sandwiches - newspapers and coffee - games    and craft for children - info. Church Office 762702

Coffee Morning Every Sat there 10am-12noon in St Michaels’ Church Room - serving Fairtrade Coffee and Tea - raising funds for specific charities - There is, also, on the 1st Sat of the month a Family Drop-In serving bacon rolls as well as the usual coffee and tea with fun and games and a get together for families. All are very welcome - info Church Office 7627020

Highworth Tennis Courts Sat 10am-12pm, Junior Coaching - info 07834 088038 http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Highworth Library IT Drop In Help Sessions First & Third Sat of Month

Highworth Town Junior Football Club – Sat mornings at the Lower Rec Fields – Ages 4+ - call Martin 763160 see website for further info www.highworthtownjuniorsfc.co.uk



Sun 24th

Fitness Classes all week starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club - Sun, meet for some walks at 9.30am in the Brewery Street car park but please check first. For full programme call Mike Hotchkiss (Club Chairman) 01793 763074

Walking Football 50+ Sun 10am-11am at The Rec £2 a session - just turn up

Western Front Association 1914-18 First Sunday of Month Sept-May, 2pm Highworth venue - Paul 01367 253100

Messy Family Fun 2nd Sun of month 3.30-5.30pm at Highworth Methodist Church  



Mon 25th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Toddler Trampolining Mon 10am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Breastmates Mon 12.30-2.30pm at the Ladybird Centre info 762341

Highworth Community Arts Mon 10am-12noon - Highworth Community Centre - Need encouragement in developing your drawing or painting? We are here! Contact Isobel on 765455

Lyn’s Watercolour Course - Mon 10am-12noon or 1-3pm - St Michael’s Church Room - all welcome - Lyn 07951 213664

Pilates for over 55's Mon 1.30-2.30pm or 2.30-3.30pm. Highworth Community Centre - admission £5 - all abilities welcome - Caroline 07734 591024

Bridge Classes for improvers Monday, 2-4pm Fairford - Margaret Bishop 01285 713747

The Rotary Club of Swindon North Mon (other than the 5th Monday in each month) 6.15pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - call Terry/Alan 762669/762914 www.rotaryswindonnorth.org.uk

Weight Watchers Meeting Mon 7pm at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jessica 07851 329493

The Royal British Legion First Monday of Month, 7.30pm - The Globe Public House

Highworth Choral Society Mon 7.30-9.30pm - rehearsals - Methodist Church - Sarah 791230

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Mon 8-10pm (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Mon  7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all aged 13-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

Highworth & District Lions Second Monday of Month, 7.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Rosemary 0845 8339831

Highworth Gardening Club Third Monday of Month, 7.30pm - St Michael’s Hall - for full programme call Norman Jeffery 762805

Lechlade History Society 3rd Monday of month, 7.15 for 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Guests welcome £4. Contact Alan Garnell 01367 253087 or visit www.lechladehistory.co.uk

Highworth Historical Society Last Monday of Month except December and June - August incl, 7.30pm - United Reformed Church - Guests welcome £3. Contact Christine on 764811 or visit www.highworthhistoricalsociety.co.uk



Tues 26th

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Badminton Players 60+ Tue 9am-11am at Highworth Scout Hall on Coleshill Road - New players always welcome - info Rosemary 762877

Line Dancing Tue 9.15-11.15am  - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Little Ladybirds Tue 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre (Term time only) info 762341

Highworth Job Club Tue 10am-11noon - Highworth Library 463500

Rhyme Time for under 3's Tue 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Craft Group Third Tuesday of month, 10.30am - at Highworth Methodist Hall - Trisha 763453 or Val 07932 437416

Family History Group Second Tuesday of Month, 10am - Highworth Library 463500

Physiotherapy-led exercise for the over-60s: every Tuesday 11.15am-12.15pm, Shrivenham Memorial Hall, contact Emma 07789 595754 for more information. All exercises sitting and standing

Zumba Gold Tue 1-1.45pm (Slower paced low impact) - Highworth Community Centre - info. Lorna 07582 612778

Vale Afternoon Walkers meet Tuesdays at 1.30pm Marten’s Road Shrivenham for car-sharing. Join us for a 4-6mile walk in the beautiful hills and valleys of our area - info Helen 01793 783330

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club Tue 6-8pm - Zoe Parkes - membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Fitsteps Tue 7.30pm - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class Tue 6.30-7.30pm  info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Fairford Bridge Club Tuesday, 7.15 for 7.30pm - Fairford Community Centre - Phil Hardy 01285 850563.

Shrivenham & District Gardening Club First Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - The Vic Day Hall - Shrivenham Memorial Hall - visitors welcome - 01793 782162

Shrivenham Bowls Club Tue throughout the winter months, eyes down at 7.45pm for cash bingo in the clubhouse - info Roy Dixon 01793 782005

Highworth Camera Club Second Tuesday of Month, 7.30pm - Highworth Community Centre - Info. John Kennedy - 763577 www.highworthcameraclub.com

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

Highworth High Jackers First, second & third Tuesday of Month, 8pm - The Fox

Highworth Wine & Beer Circle Third Tuesday of month, 8pm - at Highworth Council Room - for more info contact D. Holden 766093

Highworth and District Probus Club Alternate Tuesday mornings, at The Coldharbour - Blunsdon - new members welcome - info Clive 01793 721595

TATT (Tunes at The Trout) Second Tuesday of Month, 8pm at The Trout Inn Lechlade. Fun Folk Music - Come and join in or simply listen - Free Admission - info Ian Andrews  pesthouse@btinternet.com

Highworth United Charities - meet usually on Second Tuesday of Month to consider applications for funding



Wed 27th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Tots’n’Toddlers Wed (Term time only) 9-11am - South Marston Village Hall - Rachel Case 832719

Busy Bugs Wed (Term time only) 9.30-11am at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Highworth & Swindon Walking Club Wed, for full programme call Club Secretary Hilary Smith 01793 644797 - meet at Rec car park at 9.30am or 10am but please check first

Fitsteps Wed 10am - Great fun, great way to exercise, dance yourself fit! First session FREE.  Come and try it out at Lechlade Pavillion - Experience not necessary - info Sharon Wilson 07769 229084

Highworth Expert Patient Programme Second Wednesdays - 10.30am, meet at The Bridge, Sheep Street - email: rjmorris49@gmail.com

Highworth Wednesday Club Second & fourth Wednesday of month, 10.30am-12.15pm - meet at the Methodist Church - a social club for people with little or no sight - Wiltshire Blind Association 01380 723682

Storytime and Rhymetime Pre-school Sing-a-long for Wed 11.30-12noon - Lechlade Library - 01367 252631

Highworth Gentle Walk Wed, 2pm, Town Council Offices, 3 Gilberts Lane, Highworth SN6 7FB. Info. Emma Sperring on 01793 465413 or email ESperring@swindon.gov.uk

The Regent Cinema - (Matinee Club) First Wednesday of month. Doors open 12noon - The Corn Exchange Faringdon - for details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

Tea & Cake Afternoon - for Prospect Hospice - every second Wednesday of month - 2-4pm in St Michael’s Church Room

Highworth Afternoon Women’s Institute First Wednesday of month, 2.15pm, meet at The Rec - for full programme call Gill Walding 766273

Highworth Golden Oldies Sing Song Wed 2.30-3.30pm - Newburgh House - come and join in the fun

Junior Trampolining Wed 3.30pm at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Running Club Wed 6pm (Beginners) and 7pm, meet outside Vorda Playgroup, Brewery Street

Defence Academy & Swindon Branch Royal Aeronautical Society First Wednesday of month, 7pm - for more info 07740 136609 or raeswindon@gmail.com

Highworth Community Partnership Group First Wednesday of month, 7pm - call Sandra Rendall 762197 for venue

Community Choir Faringdon Wed (In term time)7-8.30pm - Ferndale School Hall Bromsgrove - £2.50 per session. Wide range of music led by Louise Woodgate - info genewebb@rocketmail.com or 01367 242222

Community Voices Second & fourth Wednesday of month 7-8pm at Lechlade Baptist Church £2 - Why not come and join us? Contact Moira Cima on 01285 821935

Highworth Evening Women’s Institute Second Wednesday of month, 7.30pm. For full information and location call Mary Swaffield - 861173

878 (Highworth) Squadron ATC Wed 7.30-9.30pm - We parade at The Squadron in Newburgh Place - all from 12-17 are welcome - info oc.878@aircadets.org

White Horse Folk Club First and Third Wednesday of month, 8pm at St Michael’s Church Room Highworth - Info Derrick 01793 762070 or Geoff  01793 706753

Bingo Wed 8pm at ‘The Goldfinger’



Thurs 28th  

Fitness Classes starting at 7am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Lechlade Country Market Thur 8.30-11am, Church Cottage on The Square, Lechlade - 01793 740620

Little Treasures Toddler Group Thur (term time) 9.45-11.15am Room 12, Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers - Follow on Little Treasures Facebook page or contact Lesley 07881 208528 or The Bridge 01793 765060

Blunsdon Toddler Play Session for Under 5's Second & fourth Thursday of month, 10am-12noon Blunsdon Church Hall - info Ladybird Centre 762341

Highworth and Blunsdon Mothers’ Union Fourth Thursday of month (not Dec and Aug), 10.40am - St Michael’s Church Room - Madelaine 766088

Walking Netball 50+ Thurs 9.30 – 10.30 at the REC.  £2.00 per session.  Although aimed at the 50+, ladies of all ages are welcome.  It’s a fun and gentle way to get some exercise and make new friends.  No previous Netball experience necessary.  Info elainelloyd40@gmail.com

Highworth Coffee Morning for Prospect Hospice Thur 10.30-11.30am at United Reformed Church

Storytime for under 5's Thur 10.30am - Highworth Library 463500

Highworth Songsters Thur 10.30am-12.30pm - at Methodist Church - enquiries to Eira 762786 or Marjorie 762536

Swindon Carers Centre (Highworth) Group Second Thursday of month, 10.30am-12noon at Westrop Surgery

Walking Football 50+ Thur 11am-12noon at The Rec - £2 a session - just turn up

Toddler Splash Thur 11.15am at The Rec - Call 762602 to book a space

Tiny Tots Football Thur 1pm at The Rec - contact STFC 07919 112982 to book a space

Baby Health Clinic First Thursday of month, 1.30-3pm at the Ladybird Centre - info 762341

Pilates Classes Thur 6pm - Lechlade Methodist Hall - Stott Instructor - 07773 080125

Highworth Slimming World Group Thur 6-7.30pm - Southfield School - Steve Ireland 07791 041411

Highworth Amateur Swimming Club  Thur 6-8.30pm - Zoe Parkes -membership@highworthasc.co.uk

Shrivenham Women’s Institute Third Thursday of Month, 7pm for 7.30pm start - Memorial Hall Shrivenham - Mary Hewitt 780039

Kingsdown Woodcarvers Thur 7-9pm at Kingsdown School - from beginners to very clever people - tools and advice available - info Wayne 533720 or Nikki King 07525 245219

Line Dancing Thursday evening 7-9.15pm - at Highworth Community Centre (Northview) followed by coffee - beginners welcome - £4 - Lewis 764732

Slow Flow to Bed Yoga Class - Thursdays 7-8pm info michelle.louisa.parkinson@hotmail.co.uk

Scottish Country Dancing Club Thur (term time) 7.30pm - Southrop Village Hall - Shirley 01367 252623

Meditation Classes Thur 7.30pm - Village Hall - Stanton Fitzwarren - come and relax - 07522 307981

Highworth Floral Art Society First Thursday of month except Jan and Aug, 7.30pm - Anne 763447 or Michelle 827545

Highworth Scribblers Writing Group First Thursdays, 7.30pm - Highworth Council Room - Juliet 727994

Line Dancing Thur 7.30-10pm at Highworth Community Centre - Beginners welcome at 7.30pm - £4 - info Lewis 764732

Highworth Silver Band Thur 7.30-9.30pm - Rehearsals at the Band Hall, Lechlade Road - Mark 07526 704914 email Highworth.SB@gmail.com www.http://highworthsilverband.org

Highworth Leisure Badminton Thurs 8-9.30pm at Highworth Warneford School. £5. All levels, all ages. Focus on fitness and fun. Just turn up or for more details call Sue Turner on 07979 840009

Highworth Amateur Dramatic Society Thur 8.15-10pm - (Rehearsals) - at Highworth Community Centre - info Shaun Smith 764337 shaunsmith1984@hotmail.com



Fri 29th

Fitness Classes starting at 9am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Slimming World Fri 9.30am at Highworth Community Centre - contact Jo 07815 838944

Jam Club Fri 9.30-11.15am Baby & Toddler Group - Methodist Church - info 763359


Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 9.30-11am - Adult ‘Drills & Skills’ - pay as you go - improve your basic and team play with an LTA coach! - members/non members - http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Junior Golf Fri 9.30am-12.30pm - Blunsdon House Hotel - Marc 07876 684645

Tea Dance Fri 2-4pm - Highworth Recreation Centre - No partner required - from £3.15 - Swindon Card Concession 1 - 762602

Gymnastics (4+) & Trampolining (8+) Fri 3.30pm at The Rec - call 762602 to book a space

Highworth Tennis Courts Fri 7-9pm - Club Social Session - Members/non-members - three free visits before we talk membership - 07834 088038

Highworth DA Badminton Club Tues & Fri 8-10pm - at Warneford School Sports Hall - Social & League Badminton - first visit is free of charge - info racketbag72@gmail.com

River Folk Acoustic Second & last Friday of month, 8pm - £2 at the Trout Inn - jaymathews124@mac.com or 01367 860869

The Regent Cinema - Last Friday of month. Doors open 7pm - The Corn Exchange, Faringdon - details call information centre 01367 242191 www.visitfaringdon.info/cinema email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk



Sat 30th

Fitness Classes starting at 8.30am at The Rec - for full weekly programme call 762602 or www.highworthrec.co.uk

Highworth Market - Saturdays 9am-12noon in the Market Square

Family Drop-in First Sat of Month 9.30am-11.30am at St Michael’s Church - bacon sandwiches - newspapers and coffee - games    and craft for children - info. Church Office 762702

Coffee Morning Every Sat there 10am-12noon in St Michaels’ Church Room - serving Fairtrade Coffee and Tea - raising funds for specific charities - There is, also, on the 1st Sat of the month a Family Drop-In serving bacon rolls as well as the usual coffee and tea with fun and games and a get together for families. All are very welcome - info Church Office 7627020

Highworth Tennis Courts Sat 10am-12pm, Junior Coaching - info 07834 088038 http://www.htc.org.uk/Coaching.html

Highworth Library IT Drop In Help Sessions First & Third Sat of Month

Highworth Town Junior Football Club – Sat mornings at the Lower Rec Fields – Ages 4+ - call Martin 763160 see website for further info www.highworthtownjuniorsfc.co.uk