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Bilton news – April 19

Tagg House Ladies: Friday, April 20 at Bilton Community Centre, 48 Bilton Lane, 2.15pm Sarah Maude is to give an illustrated talk on life in China, where she has lived and worked. Visitors welcome. Admission £1.50 includes tea and biscuits. This is one of the oldest established groups in Bilton. Its early records have been lost but it takes its name from the place where it meets, Bilton Community Centre, the address of which is Tagg House, 48 Bilton Lane. Nelly Tagg was a lady who played a dominant role in the establishment of a community centre in Bilton. Tagg House Ladies meets twice a month throughout the year for a varied programme of talks, quizzes, games, meals out and is always willing to try new ideas. The small committee would like someone to join them and help compile a programme for 2019. Anyone wishing to know more please telephone Anne on 01423 508771 or email

Scrabble: at Bilton and Woodfield Community Library, Woodfield Road, Friday, April 20, 2pm. Admission £1 towards library running costs. All welcome.

Woodfield Millennium: the annual general meeting will take place on Saturday, April 21 at Woodfield Millennium Green at 10.30am. Now we have had a taste of warmer weather to help us remember what it is like you may feel inspired to go along and spend a pleasant morning hearing about the events of last year and plans for the future. Everyone is most welcome. The Green is on the corner of Albany Avenue and Cecil Street.

Brigantes Lacemakers: on Saturday, April 28 at Bilton Community Centre 10am-3pm is a workshop on pulled work. Workshops are for members only so if you would like to find out more about this long established group which meets monthly email Victoria Leighton at

Services at St John’s: on Sunday, April 22 Holy Communion is at 8am and 10am, at 4pm there is a memorial service. At St Luke’s morning worship takes place at 10.30am. Next week morning prayer is on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9-9.30am. On Wednesday, April 25 Holy Communion takes place at 10.30am.

Bilton Grange URC Monday Fellowship: meets on Monday, April 23 at 10.30am to hear from Keith Wilkinson about a very special visit to London. Admission £1 includes tea and biscuits. Bilton Grange United Reformed Church is on the corner of Woodfield Road and Skipton Road.

Bingo: at Bilton Community Centre on Monday, April 23, 2pm. Go along and join in the fun. Admission 30p, bingo books 50p each.

Bilton Men’s Forum: Pat Osborne is to give an illustrated talk on the life of Norman Wisdom on Tuesday, April 24 at Bilton Community Centre. Tea is served from 2pm followed by the speaker at 2.10pm. Admission £2. The next meeting is the outing to Lincoln and the Bomber Command Memorial in May. The season will be brought to a close with the AGM the following week.

Bilton Ladies Forum: on Tuesday, April 24 at Bilton Community Centre, 7.30pm Teresa Carmody is to give a presentation on St Vincent de Paul Society. New members welcome. Telephone Jane on 01423 545511 for more details.

Kaleidoscope Ladies: Christine Littlewood will talk about staging an amateur musical at the meeting on Wednesday, April 25 at Bilton Community Centre 7.45pm. Visitors are welcome £3.50. The May meeting is a visit to the theatre to see “Relatively Speaking” by Alan Ayckbourn. To find out more about this group telephone 01423 870440

Bilton Gala: is coming on Monday, May 7 from noon at Richard Taylor School Playing Fields. The headline act this year is the Steve Colley Stunt Show. He is a three times World and British Trails Champion turned stunt rider. His skills have to be seen to be believed. Make sure you do see them and put the date in your diary now.


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