All Beech Village Clubs & Classes


If your club or society is based in or meets in Beech please let us know and we will be happy to publish its details. Please send details to events@beechvillage.org.uk

Beech Ladies Group: Monthly

They hold regular monthly meetings at 2.30pm on the second Wednesday of the month and arrange outings, talks and events for the ladies of Beech.  To join, or just find out more, please contact Wendy on 564079 or Sally on 88358.

Follow this link to read about recent Beech Ladies activities.
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Beech Lunch Club: Monthly

This is an opportunity for all ages to meet share news and make new friends, whilst enjoying a tasty seasonal home cooked meal

2nd Monday of the Month. 12.30 to 2.00

Venue: Beech Village Hall. Cost: £3.50

Run by: St Peter’s Church, Beech; part of The Parish of the Resurrection Alton.

Call: Sarah 01420 565696 sarah.neish@btconnect.com or Gill 01420 83828 gillianscott@aol.com to confirm that you are coming

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Beech Embroiderers: 2nd Monday of month, quarterly (see Diary for dates)

Beech Embroiderers meet four times a year for an enjoyable sewing day with like-minded people. We meet from 10am to 4pm on the second Monday . Members bring their own work which may be embroidery or other forms of needlework. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, bring your own lunch.

All levels of ability are very welcome with experienced members happy to help when needed. These members also lead groups trying new ideas and techniques for those who wish to participate.

For more information please call Teresa Sharp on 88956.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Alton Bridge Club: Mondays 7.15-10.30pm

The Alton Bridge Club (www.altonbridgeclub.co.uk) meets at Beech Village Hall every Monday (including Bank Holidays) to play duplicate bridge. We welcome visitors, especially youngsters, but before your first visit please contact any of the following who will be happy to answer any questions or try to arrange a partner if you are on your own:

  • Chairman: Sue Cretch – Tel: 01420 23896 e-mail: sue@cretch.com
  • Secretary: Sheila Wilson – Tel: 01420 561331 e-mail: sdewilson@yahoo.co.uk
  • Contact for a Partner: Ron Turner – Tel 01420 543187 e-mail: altonbridgeclub@tiscali.co.uk

We start playing promptly at 7.30 each evening Please arrive 15/20 minutes earlier to help with setting up the tables etc. Once we have started playing it is not usually possible to include late arrivals. We aim to finish by 10.30 p.m.

  • Monday nights welcome players who are moving from lessons to playing Duplicate for the first time, which means that less experienced players are particularly encouraged to come and play.
  • There is a £3.00 table money charge per session for visitors and £2.00 for members. Annual membership is £12.00 per year. We have special reduced terms for youngsters and students.
  • The Alton Bridge Club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union.
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Alton No Fear Bridge Club: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10.00am to 12.30pm

A friendly bridge club for students, novices and newcomers to duplicate bridge. The morning will consist of duplicate practice. The club is run by an English Bridge Union Professional Teacher and she will be at hand to give advice when necessary.

  • We play approximately 18 pre-set hands.
  • Copies of the hands are available after the session.
  • Advice and guidance on bidding and play.
  • No need to bring a partner, partner guaranteed.
  • Table Money £4.50p. Tea/Coffee & biscuits 50p.

Contact Diana Harvey on 01420 561548 or by e-mail diana@dianaharveybridge.net

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Baby Sensory Classes: Fridays 9.30-3.00pm

Toddler Sense Classes Adventurers (2-4year old) 9:30 – 10:20, New Explorers (13months to 2 years) 10:40 – 11:25. Toddler Sense is an action packed adventure play program encouraging development through themed activities and imaginative experiences.

 Baby Sensory Classes – Babies from 7-13 months – 12:30 – 1:30pm; Babies from Birth to 6 months – 2.00pm until 3.00pm. Award-winning baby development classes designed to support your baby’s sensory development throughout their important and amazing first year.

E-mail Claire or visit www.babysensory.com for more details on both programs Early booking ESSENTIAL.

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Body Moves: Thursdays 7.00-8.00pm

Dance and laugh your way to fitness with BODY MOVES.  It’s FUN.  It encourages you to MOVE and think in a way that gives you an EFFECTIVE WORKOUT of mind and body. There are no targets, no criticism, no pressure, no minimum standard of fitness or dancing ability required.

The physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise are numerous so come along and enjoy a variety of music, make new friends and just de-stress for an hour.  Join us anytime; your first class is FREE, then pay weekly (£5.50).  Classes are also held at Medstead Village Hall (Tues 6 – 7 pm) and Alton Community Centre (Weds 10.00 – 11.00am).

For more information, please call Sheron Gillard on 560065 or visit www.getactivenow.org.uk.

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Pilates: Mondays & Tuesdays, 9.45am & 11am

Would you like to:

  • Improve your posture?
  • Tone, lengthen and strengthen your muscles?
  • Release tension and aid relaxation?

Body Control Pilates can help you to achieve all this.

Through a series of mat-based exercises we aim to restore normal, natural movement and re-educate our bodies to use the right muscles for the right job, at the right time. Class sizes are small so you will receive individual attention and Pilates is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

For more information please contact Julie Nevile, a fully-qualified Body Control Pilates Instructor (http://www.bodycontrolpilates.com) and a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (Level 3 Instructor) on 07791 646789 or by e-mail.

Yoga: Check back soon for more details of a new Yoga class!

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