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PLEASE NOTE:  The calendar of Regular Events is NOT amended over Bank Holiday periods (eg Christmas, New Year, Easter)- so if any regular event is shown on the calendar during these times, please check with the organiser to see whether in fact it will be taking place.

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Sat
20
Oct
Dipper Malkin (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
John Dipper and Dave Malkin will be giving a day of workshops at the Centre on fiddle and guitar from 10am to 4pm followed by an evening concert. Expect a day of fun and insightful music making and honing, and an evening of beautiful melodies, blistering reels and impassioned songs with lyrics from our ancestors mixed with modern day musings. A treat for the ears! Tickets are £10 from the centre's front desk, £8.00 for concessions
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Sat
20
Oct
Poetry Evening with Fiona Moore (CS Library)
‘Our Dreams are London’s Underworld’. Fiona reads from her first full collection, alongside poet friends. Q & A on the practice of poetry.
Open mic session for local poets.

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
 
 
Sat
20
Oct
Quiz Night with Ken Willis (Mayfair)
In aid of Carers & Stroke Group
Cost: £5 per person

Time: 7:30pm
 
 
Sat
20
Oct
CS Ballroom & Sequence Dance Club (Silvester Horne Institute)
Come and enjoy an informal evening of dance and socialising. All abilities welcome, with or without a partner.

Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
 
 
Sun
21
Oct
Autumn Apple Day (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Come along to celebrate the apple on National Apple Day! Enjoy the local cider on offer at our stand and check out our cookery demos, making apple jelly and toffee apples. Get crafty with apples in our family activity, making autumn leaf suncatchers, Gruffalo crumble, shrunken heads and much more. Refreshments available.
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
 
 
Mon
22
Oct
CS & District Rail Users' Association (Parish Centre)
Coming & Going - The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway and me, our history and future.  By Charles Spencer, the General Manager and Chair of Great Little Trains of Wales.
Time: 7:30pm
 
 
Tue
23
Oct
Church Stretton Tuesday Club (Registered Charity) (URC Hall, High Street)
For men and women of all ages, who enjoy companionship or who may live alone. Door-to-door transport, all day refreshments, hot two-course meal, entertainment and outings.  Very low fees.  
For further information, phone Eileen 01694 720086.

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
 
 
Tue
23
Oct
Engaging Issues (Silvester Horne Institute)
Cybersecurity: separating the facts from the myths
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
 
 
Tue
23
Oct
Flicks in the Sticks (Acton Scott Village Hall)
‘Dark Horse: the Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance’ PG. RT: 85 minutes
Tickets: adults £4, students £2  Refreshments available, Info: 781260  Ample parking and level access

Time: 7:30pm
 
 
Wed
24
Oct
Young at Heart (Church Stretton Leisure Centre)
YOUNG AT HEART - gentle exercise classes, for all ages and fitness levels. Wednesdays, 10.30-11.30am. £3.80 per session. Tel: 01694 720051 01694 720051 to book a place. Every Week
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
 
 
Wed
24
Oct
Peace Train (Railway Station)
United Nations Day event, with train travelling from Hope in Wales to London, stopping at stations en-route.
10.30am for 10.53am CS Station

Time: 10:30am
 
 
Wed
24
Oct
U3A General Meeting (URC Hall)
Meredith Vivian OBE: ‘Guide Dogs, Facts and Fallacies’ How guide dogs are trained, what they do and how they change the lives of blind people.  It's not quite what you imagine!
Time: 2:00pm
 
 
Fri
26
Oct
Rotary & Mayfair Book Sale (URC Hall)
Book sale for Mayfair funds. 26th & 27th October 10am - 3.30pm daily. Thousands of quality bargains. Run by Rotary and Mayfair volunteers. Free parking, refreshments. Details 01694 723427
Until: 27th October    Time: 10:00am - 3:30pm
 
 
Sat
27
Oct
Christmas Card Sale (Mayfair)
Cancer Research UK - Charity Christmas Card Sale
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
 
 
Sat
27
Oct
NT Event: ‘Apple Pressing Day’ (Carding Mill Valley)
Bring your own apples to the rangers’ yard to press into juice. See the website to book a timed slot to use the press.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carding-mill-valley-and-the-long-mynd

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Sat
27
Oct
Bonfire and Firework Event (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
The Craven Arms bonfire is back, even bigger and even better! with a full bar, catering including a hog roast and Sunshine Radio Street Team entertainment, this is the perfect night out to kick start the October Half Term. Gates open at 5pm, bonfire lit at 7pm and fireworks start at 7.30pm. Competition for the best Guy! Tickets available from the front desk at the centre.
Time: 5:00pm
 
 
Sat
27
Oct
Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestera (All Stretton Village Hall)
Arts Alive event. The 6 piece band play an eclectic mix of western swing, gypsy jazz, ragtime, Cajun and country roots, mixed with a 21st century twist.
Tickets: £10 from 723378

Time: 7:30pm
 
 
Sat
27
Oct
CS Ballroom & Sequence Dance Club (Silvester Horne Institute)
Come and enjoy an informal evening of dance and socialising. All abilities welcome, with or without a partner.

Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
 
 
Sun
28
Oct
P.A.C.T. (Police Station)
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
 
 
Mon
29
Oct
Mary Anning and the Dinosaurs (October Half Term Activity) (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Examine some local fossils and see them through Mary Anning's eyes and then create an instant fossil shell to take home. Take part in a virtual dig, becoming a palaeontologist and uncovering some dinosaur bones. Can you piece them together and work out what type of creature you have discovered? £4.00 per accompanied 3-11 year old, booking advised.
Until: 2nd November    Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
Church Stretton Tuesday Club (Registered Charity) (URC Hall, High Street)
For men and women of all ages, who enjoy companionship or who may live alone. Door-to-door transport, all day refreshments, hot two-course meal, entertainment and outings.  Very low fees.  
For further information, phone Eileen 01694 720086.

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
Dinosaur Dining (Half Term Activity) (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Become a dinosaur chef in this hands on cookery session following our theme of October half term week. Make fossil biscuits, bread bones and other delicious treats to take home. £7.50 per accompanied 3-11 year old, booking essential.
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
Scrappies Halloween Craft Workshops (Scrappies)
‘Make and Take’. £3.50 per child (£2 for Crafty Kids Club members).
For age 7+. Book early: 328508

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
Mary Anning and the Dinosaurs (October Half Term Activity) (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Examine some local fossils and see them through Mary Anning's eyes and then create an instant fossil shell to take home. Take part in a virtual dig, becoming a palaeontologist and uncovering some dinosaur bones. Can you piece them together and work out what type of creature you have discovered? £4.00 per accompanied 3-11 year old, booking advised.
Until: 3rd November    Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
Scrappies Halloween Craft Workshops (Scrappies)
‘Make and Take’. £3.50 per child (£2 for Crafty Kids Club members).
For age 7+. Book early: 328508

Time: 1:30pm
 
 
Tue
30
Oct
An Evening of Spooks (CS Library)
For all ages. With creepy stories and wicked crafts. Come in fancy dress, ready for a scream!
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
 
 
Wed
31
Oct
Young at Heart (Church Stretton Leisure Centre)
YOUNG AT HEART - gentle exercise classes, for all ages and fitness levels. Wednesdays, 10.30-11.30am. £3.80 per session. Tel: 01694 720051 01694 720051 to book a place. Every Week
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
 
 
Wed
31
Oct
Mary Anning and the Dinosaurs (October Half Term Activity) (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Examine some local fossils and see them through Mary Anning's eyes and then create an instant fossil shell to take home. Take part in a virtual dig, becoming a palaeontologist and uncovering some dinosaur bones. Can you piece them together and work out what type of creature you have discovered? £4.00 per accompanied 3-11 year old, booking advised.
Until: 4th November    Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
 
 
Wed
31
Oct
Frankenstein's Halloween Lab (Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre)
Fancy dress costumes welcome! This Halloween, visit Frankenstein's Lab: make a haunted screaming cup, a ghost to rise at your command and pumpkin slime with real pumpkin. £4 per accompanied 4-11 year old. No need to book, just drop in. In our cafe, decorate spooky biscuits and eat a dead man's fingers.
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
 
 
Wed
31
Oct
Light Party (Parish Centre)
A Messy Church alternative to Halloween.  Dress as a superhero or angel.  Food and games.  Cost £1.  Tel 771248 for more info.
Time: 3:45pm - 6:00pm