Leisure classes covering a variety of interests, room hire at competitive rates and services to the local community. We currently host Zumba, MMA, Tai Chi, table tennis and arts and crafts among other activities. We have a growing library and books for sale. Come by for our coffee mornings on Wednesdays and Thursdays, or visit our charity shop, Hidden Gems, during the week. We are open 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday at Smorrall Lane, Bedworth, CV12 0JN. For more information visit www.bedworthheath.org.uk or call 024 7636 2512.

We meet on Mondays from 9.30am-12.30pm at Church House, Butter Street, Alcester. We are a friendly, non-profit group that just love to create artwork. For more information contact Liz on 07821 486902.

At Cheylesmore Community Centre. For more information please contact Art by Purnima on 07703 619304 or email ppanchal389@gmail.com.

We meet on the second Friday of each month at Bearley Village Hall at 7pm with doors open at 6.15pm. All abilities welcome, including beginners, for professional and member demonstrations, turning related chat and the exchange of techniques, ideas, skills and experiences. Small visitors fee or join up as a member. For more information visit www.heartofenglandwoodturners.weebly.com/ or email gilesdugmore@aol.com or call 07792 424775.

We usually meet from 10.30am-3pm every third Saturday at Stratford Methodist Church, Old Town, CV37 6BG. Please check the website for all meeting dates and programme. Very friendly fibre craft group, no expertise necessary. Talks, demonstrations, etc. For more information visit www.wsdstratford.blogspot.com or email wsdstratford@gmail.com.

We meet three days a week at Luddington Village Hall for art sessions. All abilities welcome. For more information call Sue Fell on 01789 751635.

We meet every second and fourth Wednesday from 10am-1pm at Stratford Bowls Club, Tiddington Road, CV37 7AG. Sewing, knitting, crochet, all crafts welcome. For more information contact Jean at jeansterrey@hotmail.com or Avril at avrilmason@gmail.com.

 

The Stratford member of The Arts Society holds lectures on the third Thursday of each month at the Stratford Play House at 10.45am and again at 1.30pm. The lecturers are nationally accredited in a wide area of subjects. Membership also includes opportunities to join art trips in this country and abroad, attend days of special interest and work with our Heritage volunteers. Guests are welcome. For more details please email membership@stradfas.org.uk or visit www.stradfas.org.uk.

Arts and crafts community group meeting every Monday 1pm-2.30pm at the Church Hall, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4DA. Try out a taster craft, attend a masterclass (please email to book), use the group resources or bring along your own project. Lovely, friendly group with a wide range of skills including complete beginners (18 years+). FREE - donations welcomed. Refreshments included. For more information please email artyavon@gmail.com.

We are a group of people who enjoy painting and we meet every Thursday at Church House, Butter Street, Alcester, from 7pm-9pm. We have occasional demonstrations and an exhibition during the Autumn Street Market. Our costs are purely to pay the rent and for extra occasions, not for profit, just for fun. No need to be able to paint, just be keen and enthusiastic. For more information contact Sally White on 07443 510545.

We meet every Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Acorn Court, Stockton Grove (off Pound Lane/Loxley Road), Lillington, CV32 7NP. Members (over 18s) are welcome to do any type of drawing/painting except oil-based paintings. If you are interested in joining us, at any ability level, to learn, improve your skills, and socialize together, please contact the Membership Secretary at lillingtonartgroup@gmail.com. For more information please visit www.lillingtonartgroup.co.uk or you are welcome to come in one evening to meet us and see what we do.

Every Friday, 1.30pm – 3pm. No booking required for this free event.

Atherstone Library, Long Street, Atherstone, CV9 1AX.  Tel: 0300 555 8171

Come and join us for crafts and chat at Holy Cross Church, St Austell Road, Coventry on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm. Bring your own craft projects. Contact Lin on 07954 693730 or Val on 07305 536915 for more information.

Every Wednesday 10am - 11.30am, with plenty of fresh produce, refreshments, crafts and a warm welcome. Visit our website: www.country-markets.co.uk

We are a small club which offers a friendly meeting place for all likeminded woodturners of all abilities and experience. We welcome new members of all ages, sexes and genders. We meet at Offchurch Village Hall, School Hill, Offchurch, CV33 9AL at 7pm on the first Thursday of every month. For more information please contact Steve Jennings on 01295 812147 or visit www.offchurchwoodturners.org.uk.

Art Alert is a proactive group of professional and amateur artists who are committed to bringing high profile artwork and creative activities to the local area. We meet on the first Friday of the month at the Station Gallery, Nuneaton Train Station at 10am. You are very welcome to come and see what we are about. For more information contact Anne Taylor on 07779 997764.

A weekly watercolour class for total beginners at Dordon Village Hall, Wednesdays, 1.45pm – 3.45pm. The class is tutored by award winning artist Ann Stringer-Paget FRSA and taught in a structured way using traditional methods and techniques with lots of demonstrations to enable beginners to feel comfortable and at ease very quickly. Please contact Ann on 07816 118776 for more information or to join the class. Places are limited.

We meet on Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.30pm in the Grimsley Hall, Shirley Institute, Church Road, B90 2AX. Members use all types of medium and have a variety of expertise. The Society hold two exhibitions a year in the Spring and in the Autumn and have demonstrations and workshops from outside providers at various times. For more information visit our Facebook page, Shirley Institute Art Society or call in at one of our sessions and have a chat. We are a very friendly and supportive group.

Knowledgeable lecturers entertain the audience once a month on a variety of topics, ranging from traditional to modern art-forms, eg. painting, music, architecture, theatre and more. For further details please visit our website www.tasrls.org.uk and for the national website please visit theartssociety.org.uk.

Community Fridge at Long Street, Atherstone on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-1pm, £2 donation per bag if possible.

Social Hub at Long Street on Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1pm. Everyone welcome for a cuppa and a biscuit and some good company.

Craft Group at Long Street on Wednesdays 10am-12pm, tea, coffee & biscuits provided, £2 donation.

Knit & Natter at Long Street on Thursdays 1pm-3pm, tea, coffee & biscuits provided, £2 donation.

For more details on any of the above call Julie on 01827 946458.

We are an am-dram group called Baddesley Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS). We meet on many Wednesday evenings during the winter and usually perform at least one show a year. Please contact us via our website at www.bats2021.wixsite.com/bats or our Facebook page BATS Baddesley Amateur Theatrical Society for more information about joining or new productions.

Our Club was formed in 2005 to give members the opportunity to learn about other people's crafts, regardless of whether you are an absolute beginner or an accomplished crafter. Our visiting speakers either talk or demonstrate, and we also enjoy hands-on nights where you get a chance to try a new craft and make something to take home with you. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at Bulkington Village Centre (Weston Room), School Road, CV12 9JB. Annual membership is £15, guest membership £3. Large free car park. For further details contact Lynne on 07850 066016.

We meet every Tuesday during term time at 7.30pm at the Waverley Centre, 65 Waverley, CV8 1JL. A friendly group, with beginners and experienced artists, using a variety of mediums with a programme of optional activities. New members are welcome, to share and learn. For more information visit www.kenilworthartsociety.weebly.com, email the secretary at kenilworthartsociety@gmail.com or call 01926 855470.

We meet every Monday night from 7.30pm-10pm at St Paul's Church, Church Road, Stockingford, CV10 8LG. We are a NODA affiliated amateur dramatics society and rehearse and perform Musical Theatre with full costume, staging and live band. You don't have to tread the boards to be involved, perhaps you would like to be involved in costumes, scenery or special effects instead. Find us on Facebook at Masqueraders Theatrical Society or come to a friendly rehearsal. We look forward to meeting you.

We are a fun and friendly group sharing an interest in the art of recreating everyday items in a miniature scale. Suitable for all levels. We meet on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Townsend Memorial Hall, Church Street, Clifton-upon-Dunsmore, Rugby, CV23 0BP. £4 session charge includes tea, coffee and biscuits – sometimes cake! For more information email Tina at tina@tinabatey.co.uk or call Karen on 07563 733292.

We meet every Tuesday 1.45pm - 3.45pm over 3 terms per annum. We have an Exhibition every year. All you require is a love of Art, Tea, Coffee and Biscuits! For more information please call 07837 785921.

 

 

Fun activities for the over 50s including Short Mat Bowls, Dancing, Tai Chai, Pilates, Badminton, Arts & Crafts, at various venues in Solihull. Interested? Please email us at firs.solihull@yahoo.co.uk or call 07535 669018.

 

Are you looking for a friendly photographic club, who welcomes members of all abilities from novices to experienced amateur photographers and whose like-minded members help you to improve your photography? Then why not join us? Our meetings are normally held fortnightly on a Thursday evening at Dorridge Methodist Church, but due to the coronavirus situation we have had an online Lockdown Challenge by our members during the summer, which you can view on our Facebook page. Our normal meetings are now online zoom meetings which you can join by contacting our Chairman, Tim Pindar on 01564 772499. For more information visit www.knowlecameraclub.co.uk.

We meet every Wednesday morning at 9.30am in Weddington Church Hall, Church Lane, Nuneaton and would welcome new members who might like to join us. We use a variety of media – watercolour, oils, acrylics and pastels. Sometimes we have workshops and we are always ready to help each other. There is no annual membership fee. If you would like to join us please check before attending to make sure we are able to open. For more details please contact Ann Slater on 024 7632 6505 or Hilary Minns on 024 7634 7852.

Arty-Folks supports adults of working age who feel at a low point in life and those wanting to support their wellbeing, through an extensive programme of Creative Arts on Referral free courses and workshops. Visit www.arty-folks.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/ to see what’s on offer and to book a place. For more information call 024 7641 4740 or 07443 643634 or email courses@arty-folks.org.uk or visit Facebook/Arty-Folks.

We are a friendly club with a range of activities including good quality speakers, illustrated talks and demonstrations, plant and seed exchanges, gardening publications and plenty of free practical advice. We welcome new visitors to our monthly meetings and garden visits. No particular knowledge of gardening or plants is necessary to enjoy the group and its activities. We meet at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of each month at the Bulkington Village Community Centre. If you would like more information please contact Paul on 024 76491820 or visit www.bulkingtongardeningclub.weebly.com.

We normally have 8 meetings per year in Wolston Village Hall at 7.30pm (unless stated differently), doors open from 7pm. Membership for the year is £15 and guests are welcome for £4 per meeting. Tea/coffee and biscuits are served.

We're run entirely by volunteers and are one of Warwickshire's finest community theatres. We put on several full-scale productions each year and always need help backstage and crewing productions as well as on-stage and in technical areas. If you're interested in being part of a team that has regularly produced award winning theatre for the last 15 years then come along. On the first Thursday of every month, from 10.30am – 1pm, "Tea at The Tali" is a chance to meet volunteers and get involved. Talisman Theatre, Barrow Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1EG. Tel: 01926 856548. www.talismantheatre.co.uk

We are a friendly group of flower arrangers affiliated to NAFAS National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies. We meet at All Saints Church Hall, Coventry Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4NL on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. The first Wednesday is a practice class and the third Wednesday is a demonstration. The subscription is £30 per year, visitors are welcome, any age group. For more information contact Sheila Bailey on 024 7674 3224 or email sheilabailey2016@outlook.com, visit www.nuneatonflowerguild.com or email nuneatonflowerguild@hotmail.com Join us for Flowers, Friendship and Fun!

We are a group of artists that meet every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm at The Great Meeting House, Unitarian Church, 116 Holyhead Road, CV1 3AE to paint, draw or just chat about art with other likeminded folk. Anyone interested in painting or drawing, whatever their ability, are welcome. The workshops are social events at which guidance and help is available but only if requested. For further information contact Andrew Daley on 024 7705 3342 or Jackie Hall on 07756 092759 or email covartguild@gmail.com.

We are a club for anyone interested in carving or pyrography. We meet on Tuesday evenings from 5.30pm - 8.30pm in school term time at Finham Park School, Green Lane, Coventry. There is a small charge for each session to cover costs. The group includes a mixture of levels, from beginners to advanced. Newcomers are always welcome. For more details visit www.coventrycarvers.co.uk, email info@coventrycarvers.co.uk or visit us on Facebook.

We are a friendly club meeting at Meriden Village Hall, Main Road, CV7 7NG, on the third Monday of each month. Doors open at 6.30pm for refreshments with the demonstration starting at 7.30pm. New members and visitors are welcome. For further information please email meridenflowerclub@hotmail.com.