The Ambler

Amble's Community Newspaper: News & events from Amble in Northumberland – The Kindliest Port.

What’s on: Oct and Nov

October

Cha cha cha
In addition to our existing dance class which started earlier in the year in Amble and has been so successful, we have decided to start another new class for beginners which will run from 7pm – 8pm every Friday at the Parish Hall, end of Dovecote Street, Amble.  So anyone out there wanting to come along, have fun, and learn the basics of Waltz, Quickstep, Cha Cha Cha, Tango and more, either turn up on the night, or (preferably) contact me on 01665 721029 or email:  eddie.bill@tiscali.co.uk.  All tuition is by professionally qualified tutor.  Eddie Billington IDTA (B,L)

Warkworth & District Flower Club
October 21st Mrs. Karl Brunton “Flights of Fancy”.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Warkworth at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.
Programme secretary Mrs. L.M.. Bell, Tel 01665 712895

Western Front Association
October 25th “The Corpse Strikes Back!: Caporetto 1917” Derek Gladding. Meetings take place at 7.30pm (for8pm) on the fourth Monday of the month at Alnmouth Ex-Servicemen’s Club and Institute, Northumberland St. Alnmouth.

Poetry at Alnwick library
Carolyn Jess-Cooke introduces her first poetry collection ‘Inroads’ at Alnwick Library Tuesday 26th October 7.30pm to 9.00pm Tickets £3.00 available from Alnwick Library 01665 602689

Fun Family Art
Coquet Partnership of Schools Extended Services invite you to join our Fun Family Art Sessions over the October half term holiday. These will be held on Tuesday 26th October at the Dovecote Centre in Amble; Wednesday 27th October at Widdrington Community Centre and Thursday 28th October at ‘The Blok’, The Old Library, Hadston (Druridge Bay Community Middle School). All sessions will be held from 10am until 12.30pm.
Pupils from all the schools in the partnership will be busy making willow lanterns over the coming weeks for the Amble Christmas Lights Parade which will be held on Sunday 21st November. This year’s theme is Cinderella. For further details of what else is on offer call 01670 760578 or go to  www.coquet.extended-services.org.uk

One world Supper
Coquet Churches together
Friday, 29th October,    7.30pm
Parish hall, Dovecote Street
Come and enjoy a good supper, sing along with the Phoenix Players. All welcome.  Admission £2;  children £1

November

East Coquet Local History Society
Meetings at St. Mark’s URC Hall, Wellwood Street.
Every 3rd Thursday of the month.  
Meet 7.30 pm
All welcome:
Nov. 18th:  
St. Cuthbert – his life, death and legacySteve Bangs

Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Coquetmouth Group
Nov. 15th: Crime in Wildlife – PC Andy Swinburn.

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER
Further details: please contact chairman or Secretary
All indoor meetings are held in St. Marks Church Hall, Wellwood St. Amble commencing at 7.30.p.m.
Chairman:   Atholl Swanston, 01665 711177

Carol Gray School of Dance awards
We are now recruiting a new beginner class.
If you enjoy dance and gymnastics come along and give it a go.
For further details contact Carol on 01665 710903

Operation Christmas child
St Cuthberts Church will be hosting a coffee morning on Saturday 13th November from 10am until 12 noon to raise funds for this worthy cause.
Operation Christmas child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas appeal which brings joy and hope to children living in Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Last year almost 1,200,000 shoeboxes filled with gifts were sent from the UK to poor and needy children who otherwise would not  receive a gift at Christmas
To take part in the campaign from 1st to 18th November please pick up a leaflet from  shops and churches in Amble, and larger quantities of leaflets for distribution can be obtained from N & F Young at 8 Queen Street.
Filled shoeboxes and donations of gifts can be left at the charity’s official drop-off points at N & F Young or The Fourways Centre,  Dilston Terrace, or alternatively brought to the coffee morning on 13th November.
Further information and campaign resources can be obtained from Lesley Young on 01665 712324 / 710289 or Yvonne Barclay on 07514 395045.

Torchlight Procession
This year’s Torchlight Procession will be held on Sunday, 21st November 16:00. Lantern procession starts at The Wellwood.

Treefest
St. Marks URC will be holding its second Treefest from Thursday, December 16th – Sunday, December 19th 2010. 
Any individual, business, company, school or  family who wishes to provide an illuminated, decorated Christmas tree should get in touch with Sue Swanston (01665 711177) before the end of October and more details can then be given.
Everyone else is welcome to come and view the trees on 16th, 17th and 18th between 4.p.m. and 8.p.m. for a small charge.   Refreshments will be available.  Profits will be divided between the Church and Amble Christmas Lights Fund. 
On Sunday December 19th  the Treefest will culminate in a festival service at 3.00p.m. – everyone is welcome.

Warkworth Art Group
Warkworth Art Group is to hold its annual exhibition on Sunday 21st November – Admission Free. There will be a wide selection of original paintings on display, (many for sale at reasonable prices). This is a friendly social occasion and an enjoyable way to while away an hour or two on a winter’s day.  Tea/coffee and homemade cakes are available. The Exhibition will be held in The Memorial Hall, Castle Street, Warkworth 10a.m.-4p.m.

Coffee mornings at Sacred Heart
Coffee mornings at Sacred Heart Church parish hall will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month 10.30am. Homemade cakes, delicious scones, cream with coffee are all for sale! 
Everyone is welcome.
This years takings will go to Medecins sans Frontieres and Aid to the Church in Need.
Last year you contributed £3000 to BurmaLink UK – we are very grateful for all your support.

Warkworth show
The Horticultural Committee will be repeating the short and informal vegetable growing classes which were held in Jan/Feb this year. These FREE classes will cover seed suppliers and recommended varieties, growing techniques, preparation and display of exhibits. The venue and number of meetings to be decided. Ring Sally Sample 711321 or Eric Cooke 713681 for more information..

December

Christmas Charity Fair
Amble Development Trust are hosting a Fair to be held in St Cuthbert’s Parish Hall on Saturday 4th December, from 10am – 3pm. Entrance fee is 50p and if there are any charities who would like to take part, please ring 01665 710015

Amble Photographic Group Presents:
Mario Soave B.A. (Hons.) BPIPP Photographer will give a presentation of his images in the Dovecote Centre, Amble, NE65 0DX on the 9th of December 2010 at 7.30 p.m.
Tickets are available from 01665 710 177 and cost £3.50 including refreshments. Also members’ photographs will be on display.
An exhibition of photography with prints for sale will take place at the Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Amble, NE65 0AG on Friday the 5th November from10.00 am to11.30 am. The £1 entrance fee includes raffle ticket and refreshments – Coffee, tea, herb/fruit tea and soft drinks.
This is also an opportunity to solve your Christmas present dilemma with Bric-a-Brac, Books, Tombola, Raffle and Home Baking stalls selling their wares

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