Events in our Local Area
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.
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.
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
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!
Budget, Save, Spend: CAP Money Management Courses
Where? St Michaels Church Centre, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3HD
When? Saturday 2nd 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)
Bartons Comedy Club, Beeston, Nottingham:
Shazia Mirza as seen on 'Have I got News for You' on the BBC!
...With an extra Weird bit on the side!
Date: 2nd February 2013
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
Now, for one night only Shazia will be right here in Nottingham ...
... along with Barry Dodds! And much, much more to entertain you!
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.
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