AEROBICS FOR ALL Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00
Aerobic section: Warm up/ aerobic exercise/ Warm down – 30 minutes
Toning section: Hand-held weights (a variety of weight are available) – 15 minutes
Mat-work section: Body conditioning/ stretching/ Relaxation – 15 minutes
Carol is a member of REPS (the Register of Exercise Professionals). Sessions available for both genders. Complimentary tea and coffee is provided at the end of each session.
Contact Name: Carol Thomas
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 241 2070 • Mobile: 07854 829251
Cost of Activity: £4.50 / session
BADMINTON Thursday 10:30 – 12:00
A friendly group of players who meet once a week. The emphasis is on having enjoyable exercise and fun. Everyone welcome of all ages. This is not a beginner’s class.
Contact Name: Jan Hanson
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 241 6587 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost of Activity: Approximately £10 / month
BILLESDON DRAMA SOCIETY 19:30 – 22:00
Rehearsals are Mondays and Thursdays beginning September for the Autumn production and January for the Spring production.
Amateur dramatics group who perform twice a year – in Spring and Autumn. The Society is very proud of it’s very high standard of wide ranging types of productions. New members always welcome.
Contact Name: Gerry Nevitt (Chairman)
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 259 6684
Website : www.billesdondrama.co.uk
Cost of Activity: Current annual membership £15.00
BILLESDON PANTOMIME PLAYERS 19:30 – 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays from December to January. Younger members leave at 9:00pm.
The Pantomime group was formed 13yrs ago producing ‘Cinderella’ and has produced an annual January show every year thereafter. Amateur dramatic group who produce a pantomime in January each year. It is a mixed age group from 11 years upward – and always looking for new members. for more information – click here
Malcolm Palmer 0116 2596600 M@email@example.com
Alan Taylor 0116 2599603 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost of Activity: Free
BILLESDON WATERCOLOUR PAINTING GROUP
Friday 14:00 – 16:00
We are a mixed ability group who cherish 2 hours a week to work without distractions. Open to diversity in styles and mediums. Guest workshops 2-3 times a term and we also set up exhibitions of our work.
Contact Name: Lyndsey Hill
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 2596 250 • Mobile: 07928 805026
Cost of Activity: Approximately £20 – £30 per term
Beginners – Thursday 14:00 – 16:00 Players – Wednesday 20:00 – 22:00
Beginners: Classes commence on Thursday 5th October 2017, 2:00pm – 4:00pm. This class is for beginners who wish to play Bridge to basic ACOL rules. It also welcomes players who wish to refresh their knowledge and may have attended previous classes. You are all welcome and guidance will be given when playing.
Players: Classes commence on Wednesday 4th October 2017, 8:00pm – 10:00pm. This class is for players who have a sound knowledge of ACOL and enjoying playing at a reasonable level.
All classes are held at The Coplow Centre, Billesdon with 10 sessions before Christmas and a further 10 sessions in the New Year. There is a charge of £3 per session on a ‘pay-as-you-play’ basis. This includes refreshments and an easily understandable hand-outs. The emphasis is on enjoyment.
Contact Name: Stephen Bishop
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 259 6686 • Email: email@example.com
Cost of Activity: £3:00/ class on a ‘pay-as-you-play’ basis
BROWNIES 1st Billesdon Wednesdays, school term time only 18:00 – 19:30
Brownies open up a world of exiting challenges and the opportunity to try new things and make brilliant friends. Through regular meetings, special events, day trips, sleepovers, camps and holidays, Brownies learn new hobbies and skills, explore other cultures and get adventurous outdoors. For girls aged 7 to 10 who follow a programme called the Brownie Adventure.
Contact Name: Alison Cross
Contact Details: Telephone: 07403861826
Cost of Activity: Approx. £12 per half term plus an annual Girlguiding subscription
CLUBBERCISE Tuesday 18:00 – 19:00
Easy-to-follow dance fitness routines.
45 minute class, suitable for all levels of fitness. For 16yrs and older
Contact Name: Tracey Smith
Contact Details: Telephone 07811189211
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Clubbercise Billesdon on Facebook
Cost of Activity: £4 per session and £4 for Reusable glowsticks
FITNESS CLASS Monday 9:15 – 10:15
A circuit style fitness class. Body weight exercises combined with exercises using resistant bands and medicine balls that can be tailored to different abilities and fitness levels. An effective all body workout for anyone looking to lose weight and tone up.
Contact Name: Annie Bladon
Contact Details: Telephone: 01858 545 303 • Mobile: 0772 2571121
Cost of Activity: Pay as you go -£5 per class
Pay up front – £4 per class
NETBALL Wednesday 18:00 – 19:00
Netball at the Coplow Centre Outdoor Court – floodlit in winter for all year play.
We comprise a wide range of age, fitness and ability, we don’t take ourselves too seriously but we do enjoy the camaraderie and lighthearted competitiveness of netball.
If you would like to have a go we welcome all ages from 14 upwards. Players take part at their own risk as there is no formal coach or instructor as such. (Under 18’s may play under the responsibility of a parent/guardian)
Contact Name: Sarah Phillips
Contact Details: Telephone: 07745065800 • Email:
Cost of Activity: £1 per session
Thursday 09:30 – 10:30 and Mondays 18:00 – 19:00
Pilates at The Coplow Centre. Click here for more information.
Contact Name: Linda Bouch
Cost of Activity: £50 for 6 week course or £10 per session pay as you go.
PING PONG FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Monday 14:00 – 16:00
A fun session for senior citizens wanting some exercise. Tea and coffee provided.
Contact Name: Margaret Mills
Contact Details: Telephone: 259 6975
Cost of Activity: £2.00 per session.
TAI CHI AND QIGONG
Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 & Friday 19:00 – 20:00
Friendly classes for all. Tai Chi originates from ancient China and is a system that uses smooth, slow body movements to achieve a state of relaxation of both body and mind. It is a physical exercise to improve and maintain health.
Contact Name: Duncan Passmore
Contact Details: Telephone 07855 768860
Cost of Activity: £6 per session or £5 if booked as block of six
WOMEN’S INSTITUTE (WI)
Third Wednesday in the month 19:30
Billesdon WI is about women for women and we offer a warm friendly welcome. We are part of the National organisation and have a varied programme of events with a speaker at most monthly meeting. It is a busy go-ahead institute that gets involved in village activities plus planned outings, visits, walks, etc. It is an ideal way of meeting other people.
Contact Name: Sylvia Baker (Joint President)
Contact Details: Telephone: 0116 259 6260 • Mobile:
Cost of Activity: £37.50 annually. Visitors pay a donation