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Events in our Local Area

Nottingham Local Farmers Markets - Beeston Town Centre, Every Monday

Every Monday (Daytime): Beeston Market

From 9am Every Monday Morning, you will now find a range of market stalls offering goods such as food, drink, crafts, clothing, fruit and vegetables in Beeston Town Square.

Beeston's new market is operated by the not-for-profit company Stall-It, who work to help regenerate town centres by enabling new businesses and independently owned local companies to trade on otherwise under-used land and public spaces.

Stalls are available at very low cost - for all enquiries please contact 07414 781067 or see the Stall-it website at
www.stall-it.org for more details.

Nottingham Greyhounds Racing - Sporting League Cup Advertisement

Click Here For More Details

If The Answer Is 'Yes' Then Sign Up For The
Sporting League Cup at Nottingham Greyhound Stadium!

A great competition that helps sports clubs or registered charities to raise up to £600 for their club or funds, whilst having a great night out at the dogs!

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The Next Sporting League Cup Heats Take Place On The Evenings Of:

  • Friday 30th May
  • Friday 6th June
  • Friday 13th June
  • Friday 20th June
  • Friday 27th June
  • Friday 4th July

How Will It Work?
Nottingham Greyhound Stadium will provide up to 100
free tickets for admission to the stadium and a Race Card...
...You can then sell these tickets for up to the standard price
of £6 per person (over 18s only) with all of the proceeds being retained by your club or charity!

What Happens On The Night?

  • Each team is allocated a trap number (1-6) and the club/team will be represented by this number for each of the six Featured Sporting League Cup Races during the evening.
  • The position that the dog in your trap number finishes in each Sporting League Cup race scores points on a League Table basis.
  • The club with the highest points total at the end of the night will be invited back on Friday 17th October 2014 to compete in the Final of the Sporting League Cup.
  • The winning team on 17th October will receive a trophy and up to £150 in prize money (subject to a minimum number of 40 ticket holders from the winning club or charity attending on the night of the Cup Final).

For more details please call 0115 910 3333 now or Click Here For More Information

Nottingham County Council (Libraries) Logo

Beeston Reading Cafe - every 2nd Monday of the month 10.30am - 12.00 noon
Beeston Crime Cafe - every 4th Monday of the month 10.30am - 12.00 noon

How Much? Only 30p for tea and biscuits!

Beeston Library invites you to join in with these 2 groups. Meet for a cup of tea and discuss books focussed on the theme set for that month. As there is no set text it is nice to be able to share different books around the genre and get an idea of common themes and share some good book recommendations.

Beeston Reading Cafe has a variety of topics, whereas themes chosen for the Beeston Crime Cafe are specific to crime fiction.

Please call 0115 925 5168 or visit the library in Beeston for further information.

Joanne, a Reading Cafe Member writes to say:
'There is a new unofficial Facebook group that advertises the events - click here - with the next events shown on that page.

Beeston Yoga Classes, Nottinghamshire

Every Wednesday Morning: Yoga in Beeston by Freestyle Fitness

Where? Tranquility, 178 High Road, Chilwell / Beeston, Nottingham

When? 9.30am - 10.30am Every Wednesday

How Much? £6 per class or £20 for 4 classes

Beeston Yoga Classes, Wednesday Mornings Beeston Zumba Classes, Family Friendly on Mondays - Early Evenings

Every Monday (Early Evening) Family Friendly Zumba Classes!

Where? Round Hill School, Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham

When? 6.00pm - 6.45pm Every Monday

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To find Tranquility for the Wednesday morning Yoga, use the post code NG9 5BB or when heading in the direction of Long Eaton, turn right off the Queens Road at 'The Beekeeper' pub traffic lights, then drive to the end of the road and turn left. Tranquility is based in the same building as the 'Mish Mash' Gallery.

Round Hill School is also easy to find, at the end of Foster Avenue in Beeston Town Centre (next door to the Town Hall).

Every Thursday Afternoon (1pm - 3pm) Silver Surfers in Bramcote

Enjoy a coffee morning / afternoon tea with a difference! At Silver Surfers in Bramcote, older people come along to meet, chat, have a drink and a slice of cake - but they can also have up to 2 hours free IT tuition! Help with all types of computer, mobile phone, tablet or laptop is available - and if your computer isn't portable or you can't bring your own laptop for any reason, we have plenty spare in the informal 'cyber cafe' for you to use!

Where? St Michael's Church Centre, Church Street (off Town Street), Bramcote

When? Every Thursday Afternoon from 1pm until 3pm

How Much? First Visit FREE, £3 Entrance Thereafter - Includes Tea/Coffee, Cake, Biscuits!

So come on all you 'Silver Surfers' out there, come and join our friendly group this Thursday! Whether you are looking for some handy hints, need help with your email, want to work with photographs or send them to relatives but don't know how to get them off the camera, or you just want to use a computer connected to the internet for an hour or so on your own, you will be made very welcome. Our volunteers are first and foremost patient, friendly and knowledgeable, here to help you with a wide range of computer-related questions to help you gain confidence and learn in a relaxed environment.

Friday Afternoon Tea in Beeston Nottingham - Coffee Mornings on Fridays

Every Friday (Daytime) 10am - 4pm Vintage Tea Parlour!

Home Made Cakes ~ Afternoon Tea ~ Toasties ~ Sandwiches

Volunteer Action Broxtowe (VAB) would like to welcome you to Oban House (next to the main Post Office, Beeston) every Friday morning (through until the early afternoon).

Here, in 'Vintage Tea Parlour' style, they will offer a cafe menu featuring:
Homemade cake with tea or coffee: £2 ~ ~ ~ Tea and toast: £1.50 ~ ~ ~ Toasted sandwiches: £2

Friday Morning Coffee and Afternoon Tea in Beeston, near Nottingham

Whether you are meeting friends for a cuppa, wanting to try a bit of cake with a decent brew or just feel like taking a break from all of the roadworks and disruption, the Vintage Tea Parlour is the place to be!

Beeston Training Courses - CAP Logo For Financial Management and Budgeting School

Budget, Save, Spend: CAP Money Management Courses

Where? St Michaels Church Centre, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3HD
Queens Road Methodist Church, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2FE
Beeston Free Church, Salthouse Lane, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2FY

When? Students Special Course Saturday 15th March 10am at Beeston Free Church
Wednesday 7th May at 7:30pm at Queens Road Methodist Church, Beeston
Monday 12th May at 7:30pm at The Meeting Place, Stapleford
Saturday 17th May at 10:00am at St Michaels Church, Bramcote

How Much? FREE!

This is a free course aimed at helping you to manage your money better.

The CAP Money Course is a revolutionary, free money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple, cash based system that really works. The course will help anyone gain more control over their finances so that they can save, give and prevent debt.

No matter what your financial situation is, the CAP Money Course can benefit you. The tools that are taught on the CAP Money Course are vital life skills, so whether you are financially well-off or not, self-employed, on benefits or in debt this course is for you.

A typical CAP Money Course takes the form of 3 weekly 2 hour sessions on weekday evenings or Saturday mornings. Courses run at intervals during the year both in the evening and on other days of the week, sometimes at different local venues.

Contact: Mike Read on 0115 837 0945 or or book your place online at www.capmoney.org

(Past events below - Bartons of Beeston Events currently postponed due to tram works)

Nottingham Comedy Club Venue - Bartons of Beeston

Bartons Comedy Club, Beeston, Nottingham:
Shazia Mirza as seen on 'Have I got News for You' on the BBC!

TV Star Shazia Mirza coming to Nottingham Comedy Club Venue, Bartons of Beeston

...With an extra Weird bit on the side!
Date: 2nd February 2013
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Gallery, Bartons Plc, High Road, Chilwell

The Lowdown: Shazia Mirza, an award-winning British stand up comedian and writer originally from Birmingham England (although she says she doesn't live there anymore, because she's doing quite well!) Now working all over the world Shazia has toured throughout much of Europe and the USA, has appeared on 60 Minutes on CBS, Last Comic Standing on the NBC network ... and closer to home, the ever-popular hit TV show 'Have I got News for You'.

Shazia could have married a rich man and lived in a mansion on The Bishops Avenue, with servants, bidets, and horses. But instead she chose to drive up and down the country for as little as ten pounds, staying in dirty lurid bed and breakfasts trying to make people laugh. She thought of giving up, but no man wants to marry her, now that's she's dabbled in jokes and fingered a few white men on the 38 bus!
She hopes one day to have a cleaner and a Jacuzzi!

'Her laconic one-liners represent something quite unique in modern comedy'
... so says William Cook of The Guardian

Nottingham Entertainment Venue - Bartons of Beeston

Now, for one night only Shazia will be right here in Nottingham ...

... along with Barry Dodds! And much, much more to entertain you!

Comedian Barry Dodds is coming to Nottingham Comedy Club Venue, Bartons of Beeston

A self-confessed 'comedy geek' Barry took to the comedy stage at the tender age of 21 and soon had audiences eating out of the palm of his hand. Using his own contrasting combination of irrepressibly cheeky and surprisingly dark material, he quickly found himself taking the national circuit by storm.

Finalist in various high profile competitions such as Jimmy Carr's Comedy Idol and Jongleurs Last Laugh Comedy Search, his twinkly eyed, playful demeanour disarms judging panels, industry experts and audiences alike, allowing him flirt coquettishly with topics that are traditionally a little more controversial.

Nottingham Entertainment and Sunday Market Venue - Bartons of Beeston

Completing the line-up on the night will be Wayne The Weird who can truly bewilder his audience with some unique and often down right amusing close-up magic with cards, rubber bands - and other random objects! Housed in his 'magic jacket' you won't believe the crap he carries in the pockets!

Compere for the night is the affable and energetic Spiky Mike.

Tickets are priced at only £10 or £8 in advance from www.bartonsplc.co.uk

Saturday 2nd February 2013, 7.30pm doors, 8.30pm show

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