2019 Festival Programme

Shefford Community Festival Programme
September 21st – 29th 2019

Saturday 21st September:
9.00-11.00am: Danielle Dance at the STMA
10.00 – 12 noon: Acorn Pre-School & Mighty Oaks. Open stay and play session for children of Shefford and their parents. Contact Jacqui Lewis 01462 816281. E-mail: acorn.committee@gmail.com
10.00 – 1.00pm: Shefford Community Hall

An Open Day presentation of activities. Shefford Community Hall hosts:

  • Coffee Club
  • Tai Chi classes
  • Women’s Institute
  • Art Society
  • Amateur Radio club
  • Taekwondo
  • Line Dancing
  • Thai Kick Boxing
  • Hartbeeps
  • Children’s Parties

Also guests Barnwell Music and Hft – Supporting adults with learning disabilities
Refreshments courtesy of the WI.

Contact: Ian Deavin 07860 218334

10.00: Shefford Bowls Club adjacent to the STMA. Come and discover bowls and watch the club finals with refreshments. Contact Alison Hammond 01462 811548 or email alisonr.hammond@btinternet.com
10.00-3.00pm: Shefford Library – What’s On? Local groups sending representatives to publicise their activities to let the community (especially new residents) know what the area has to offer – includes Shefford History Group. Contact 0300 300 8067 or shefford.library@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
10.00-4.00pm: Shefford History Group will display a working, replica model of Shefford’s railway at the Scout Hut in town. Contact 01462 812083 audrey.white30@btinternet.com or
01462 811345 tony@adjcomp.plus.com
10.00-4.00pm: St Michael’s Church, inclusive coffee shop café – includes Shefford History Group.
2.00-4.00 Prince and Princess Day adjacent to St Michaels Church – town centre

2.00pm: Shefford Bowls Club adjacent to the STMA. Come and discover bowls and watch the club finals with refreshments. Contact Alison Hammond 01462 811548 or email alisonr.hammond@btinternet.com

4.00-9pm: EAT Feast street food fair in town centre. Choose your cuisine and meet your friends – a community alfresco street dining experience, with street food vendors offering a variety of food, music and a bar.
Sunday 22nd September:
10.00-12.00 noon: Tae Kwon-Do at the Community Hall. Contact Thomas Delve on 07743 918487
10.00: Shefford Bowls Club adjacent to the STMA. Come and discover bowls and watch the club finals with refreshments. Contact Alison Hammond 01462 811548 or email alisonr.hammond@btinternet.com
10.00-11.00am: St Michael’s Church Service.
10.00-4.00pm: Shefford History Group will display a working, replica model of Shefford’s railway at the Scout Hut in town. Contact 01462 812083 audrey.white30@btinternet.com or
01462 811345 tony@adjcomp.plus.com
11.00-3.00pm: Shefford Garage Sale Trail. A car boot sale with bigger gaps between stalls! Collect a FREE trail sheet from Country Properties from September 9th. To register your own stall collect a form from Country Properties (from July 1st – Sept 1st). £5 donation to the Shefford Christmas Lights. Contact Lesley on 01462 615821 / 07799 642863 or e-mail lesley@sheffordlocal.co.uk
2.00pm: Shefford Bowls Club adjacent to the STMA. Come and discover bowls and watch the club finals with refreshments. Contact Alison Hammond 01462 811548 or email alisonr.hammond@btinternet.com
6.30pm: Tai Chi beginners class at the Community Hall. Contact Ian Deavin on 07860 218334
Monday 23rd September:
10.00-4.00pm: St Michael’s Church inclusive coffee shop café.
2.30pm: Tai Chi over 50’s and beginners class at the Community Hall. Contact Ian Deavin on 07860 218334
2.00-4.00pm: Bowls at the STMA
5.30-6.30pm: Thai Kick Boxing for children at the Community Hall. Contact Miggy Marcantonio on 07885249745
6.00-7.00pm: Karate at the STMA
6.30-9.00pm: Thai Kick Boxing for adults at the Community Hall. Contact Miggy Marcantonio on 07885249745
7.00-8.00pm: 1st Shefford Scout Group open evening at the Scout Hut in the middle of Shefford – opposite the Church. Visitors will be able to chat with the leaders and see some of the activities that each section gets up to. Contact Kathy Georgiou kathy@sheffordscouts.org.uk, phone 01462 629313
Tuesday 24th September:
10.00am: Shefford Walks for Health. A rural walk of 3-4 miles from the Community Hall. Contact Peter and Beth Overfield on 01462 815672
10.00-11.00am: Fitness class at the Community Hall. Contact: Tina Sales on 01234 381533 or 07952 648682
10.00-11.00am: Yoga at the STMA
10.00-4.00pm: St Michael’s Church inclusive coffee shop café.
1.30-3.00pm: Art Group at the Community Hall. Contact Mike Dyer on 01462 816968
6.15pm: Line Dancing for beginners at the Community Hall. Contact Rosemarie on 01462 617052 or 07711370932. E-mail rosemariestevens@ntlworld.com
6.30pm: Karate Taster Session at Robert Bloomfield Academy. Have a free, fun, enjoyable fitness karate taster session with 7th Karate Dan Master. Suitable for children from 4 years old and adults, all abilities welcome. Contact Kevin Stark 7th Dan, www.atsk.co.uk, 01234 353865, kmjstark@hotmail.com
6.30-8.30pm: Majorettes at the STMA
6.45-7.30pm: 1st Shefford Scout Group open evening at the Scout Hut in the middle of Shefford – opposite the Church. Visitors will be able to chat with the leaders and see some of the activities that each section gets up to. Contact Kathy Georgiou kathy@sheffordscouts.org.uk, phone 01462 629313
Wednesday 25th September:
9.30-11.00am: Coffee Club over 60’s at the Community Hall. Contact John Francis on 01234 381533
10.00-11.00am: St Michael’s Church Mini M for pre-schoolers and their parents, grandparents, carers, followed by 11.30-4.00pm: inclusive coffee shop café.
7.00-9.15pm: 1st Shefford Scout Group open evening at the Scout Hut in the middle of Shefford – opposite the Church. Visitors will be able to chat with the leaders and see some of the activities that each section gets up to. Contact Kathy Georgiou kathy@sheffordscouts.org.uk, phone 01462 629313
7.30-8.30pm: Full Bottle Fitness at the STMA
Thursday 26th September:
9.30-11.30am: Jo Jingles at the STMA
10.00am: Beginners Line Dancing at the Community Hall. Contact Rosemarie 01462 617052 or 07711370932. E-mail rosemariestevens@ntlworld.com
10.00-4.00pm: Artisans in the Yard.  Visit our Gallery and Meet the Artists at 44, High Street, Shefford, rear of Shefford Building Supplies. Displays include renovated furniture, paintings, jewellery, turned wood , iron work and more. Refreshments available. Contacts: Adrian@projectsinwood.co.uk OR annette.glenn@hotmail.com 
12.00-4.00pm: St Michael’s Church inclusive coffee shop Home Farm Trust café.
4.00-5.00pm: Mini Hatters Musical Theatre Classes. Singing, acting and dancing at the Methodist Church – free taster for 4-5 year olds. Contact Mad Hatters Theatre School http://www.madhatterstheatreschool.co.uk/
7.00-9.00pm: Miggy Circuits at the STMA
7.30pm: Shefford and District Amateur Radio Club – SADAR at the Community Hall. http://www.sadars.co.uk
7.30-9.00pm: 1st Shefford Scout Group open evening at the Scout Hut in the middle of Shefford – opposite the Church. Visitors will be able to chat with the leaders and see some of the activities that each section gets up to. Contact Kathy Georgiou kathy@sheffordscouts.org.uk, phone 01462 629313
10.00-11pm: Line Dancing for beginners at the Community Hall. Contact Rosemarie on 01462 617052 or 07711370932. E-mail rosemariestevens@ntlworld.com
Friday 27th September:
8.30-12.30pm: Hartbeeps musical baby toddler and pre-school classes at the Community Hall. Contact Jodi Heaysman on 07735 572 828
9.50-11.00am: St Michael’s Church Service
10.00-4.00pm: Artisans in the Yard.  Visit our Gallery and Meet the Artists at 44, High Street, Shefford, rear of Shefford Building Supplies. Displays include renovated furniture, paintings, jewellery, turned wood , iron work and more. Refreshments available. Contacts: Adrian@projectsinwood.co.uk OR annette.glenn@hotmail.com 
10.00-12 noon: Art Club at the STMA

11.00-1.00 Hand in Hand Club Hearing Advisory Service at Shefford House. A social club for hearing or sight impaired adults. Launch of monthly group. Contact Beth Moore 01707 324582 e-mail info@hhas.org.uk

11.15-4.00pm: St Michael’s Church inclusive coffee shop café.
4.00-7.00pm: Junior Hatters for 6-11 year olds, also Senior Hatters for 12-16 year olds. Musical Theatre Classes singing, acting and dancing at Samuel Whitbread Academy – free tasters. Contact Mad Hatters Theatre School http://www.madhatterstheatreschool.co.uk/
Saturday 28th September
9.00-11.00am: Danielle Dance at the STMA
10.00-11am: Singing Workshop for 6-11 year olds followed by a performance for parents – at the Baptist Church. Free of charge. Contact maxine@barnwellmusic.co.uk
10.00-12.00 noon: St Michael’s Church Michaelmas Fair. Stalls with craft and produce, (outside if fine). Followed by Café 12.00-4.00pm. Contact Patricia Goulding at patriciaannegoulding@gmail.com
10.00-4.00pm: Artisans in the Yard.  Visit our Gallery and Meet the Artists at 44, High Street, Shefford, rear of Shefford Building Supplies. Displays include renovated furniture, paintings, jewellery, turned wood , iron work and more. Refreshments available. Contacts: Adrian@projectsinwood.co.uk OR annette.glenn@hotmail.com 
10.00 – 5.00pm: Shefford Art Exhibition at the Community Hall. Free entrance – tea, coffee and cakes available. Contact: Kath Smith on 01462 812265 Web: www.artsoc.org.uk 
11.15-12.15pm: Singing Workshop for 11 years and up followed by a performance for parents – at the Baptist Church. Free of charge. Contact maxine@barnwellmusic.co.uk
1.00pm: Shefford Lower School POP up Circus show. Tickets from Lower School reception, The Garage, The Paper Shop, Shefford Building Supplies, Spitfire Travel and Swimshak
2.30pm: Shefford Lower School POP up Circus show. Tickets from Lower School reception, The Garage, The Paper Shop, Shefford Building Supplies, Spitfire Travel and Swimshak
Sunday 29th September:
10:00am: St. Michael Patronal Festival Service. Contact Patricia Goulding at patriciaannegoulding@gmail.com
10.00 – 4.00pm: Shefford Art Exhibition at the Community Hall. Free entrance – tea, coffee and cakes available. Contact: Kath Smith on01462 812265 Web: www.artsoc.org.uk 
6.30pm: Tai Chi beginners class at the Community Hall. Contact Ian Deavin 07860 218334

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