15th August 2018
Women’s workshop summer eventsTime: 10 - 4pm
Location: Women's Workshop, Coquet Enterprise Park,
Wed. 15 August 10 – 4pm at the Women’s Workshop
Join us at the Women’s Workshop for fun, crafts and practical activities, just for girls and young women!
Upcycling – furniture, frames, anything you would like to smarten up.
DIY skills – electrics, making and hanging a shelf.
Wild Women doll-making from scrap material.
Geocaching – explore how to find and plant a cache using GPS
Practical astronomy session – making a spectroscope to show what stars are made of.
For further information: email@example.com
07775 817544 or Register at https//goo.gl/FaMqJT
Over the summer our Women’s Weeds project will continue.
In September we plan a weekend at the Sill, with workshops and overnight stay at the YHA.
We are also organising some early evening volunteering sessions to help on a range of practical tasks to keep the project moving forward.
To get involved and for more information, contact Carol 07711 837492 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or register on Facebook @womensworkshop.net
The Women’s Workshop is situated on Coquet Enterprise Park,
Amble, between Lionheart Car wash and Northern Structures.
15th August - 15th August 2018
Amble Media Hub: WordPress workshopTime: 7-8.30pm.
Location: Fourways 2 Top Floor
Advice on creating a blog or setting up a website using WordPress.
Plus tips on raising your profile using social media, and writing for the web. Free! Perfect for small businesses or individuals.
With Adrian Mahoney. Just turn up or book via Eventbrite. More info via Anna Williams 01665 712929 email@example.com
18th August 2018
Kite making for women and girlsTime: 1030 - 1230
Location: Dry Water Arts Centre, Amble
Free kite making workshop with international artists Frances Anderson and Paula Turner
18th August 2018
Warkworth Show 2018Time: 10 - 4pm
Location: Warkworth Castle
Saturday 18 August 10am-4pm at Warkworth Castle. Exhibits, vintage cars, bands, clowns, sword fighting, climbing wall, dog show, fun run, children’s fancy dress competition.More Information >
22nd August - 22nd August 2018
Amble Media Hub: Digital drop inTime: 10am - 12 noon
Location: Fourways2 (Top Floor)
Confused about how to use your smart phone or tablet? Need some support with digital skills? Pop in to a free drop-in session for anyone wanting help or advice with digital skills. This is a perfect opportunity if you just need a helping hand with using your smartphone or tablet. Representatives from Northumberland County Council’s digital inclusion team will be available to give basic one- on-one advice, or offer suggestions for further help.
Got a question? Contact the event organiser Nathan Fuller on 01670 620185/ Nathan.Fuller@northumberland.gov.uk
25th August 2018
WW1 1918 Centenary ExhibitionTime: 1030 - 5
Location: Memorial Hall, Warkworth
25th August 2018
WW1 1918 centenary exhibitionTime: 10.30am - 4pm
Location: Warkworth War Memorial Hall
Saturday, 25 August 10.30am -5pm Saturday, 25 August 2018
Exhibition: The Memory of War. The last battle, the Armistice, the Peace, demobilisation, and Women’s Suffrage, in Warkworth War Memorial Hall. In collaboration with Warkworth and Amble District Royal British Legion and Warkworth Women’s Institute.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission will provide a free look up service on graves during the day, we have The Seatones female group of singers with their renditions of all the wartime songs, artefacts to examine from Fusilier Museum at Alnwick Castle, and a military display from Discovery Museum at Newcastle.
Refreshments available and raffle in support of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Free admission
We are eager to find evidence on how the residents of Warkworth and the surrounding area were affected by these events. The exhibition will also include the history of Women’s Suffrage to mark the centenary of votes for women aged thirty and over in 1918. We would like to invite local residents to submit any interesting items connected with 1918 for our exhibition. Photographs, medals, newspaper cuttings, returning prisoner of war items etc. would be extremely useful. We would like to display items specifically to this area and connected to Northumberland regiments. If you would like to share your family story with us on the day and/or contribute items for display, we would love to hear from you. Please contact (RBL) Jeff Watson or (W.I.) Serena Coulter to discuss.
Enquiries: 01665 710850 and 07785 753100
Next meeting of the Royal British Legion:
Weds, 26 September, 2018
Speaker June Watson, The Anzacs
26th August 2018
Harbour Day 2018Time: 10am
Location: Radcliffe Quay, Amble
Amble RNLI Harbour Day is on Sunday 26th August on Radcliffe Quay in front of the Lifeboat Station. The day kicks off at 10am with the Opening Service by Rev. John McDermott.
This is a fun day out for all the family. Youngsters can test their footballing skills at a penalty shoot-out. Have your photograph taken with some classic Harley Davidson motorcycles. Look out for the RNLI mascot Stormy Stan. Brian English, our local singer songwriter, will entertain us with some of his songs. Meet the Queens Own Yeomanry. Watch the crew on a lifeboat exercise in the harbour (tide permitting). There will be lots of stalls and a Grand Raffle; first prize is a painting by local artist Jimmy Thompson, plus many other prizes. Teas, coffees and delicious sweet and savoury home-made treats will be served upstairs in the boathouse.
The day will be rounded off with a ‘Blessing of the Fleet’ Service by The Fishermans Mission from North Shields.
Watch out for details on how to bid for a fantastic wooden bench (featuring a lighthouse and seal) carved and donated by Steve the Wood Carver.
Please can you help us with:-Donations of items to sell i.e. books, tombola prizes, Bric a Brac (no electrical items) can be dropped off at Premier Store, Queen Street or from Wednesday 22 August at the RNLI Boathouse. Calling all bakers! Your home baked goods can be dropped off at the station on Saturday 25th throughout the day.
Helpers are needed on the day to man stalls and help with refreshments
All donations and offers of help are very much appreciated. Please contact Jill on 0773 181345 / email firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda on 07950940950.
27th August 2018
Hauxley FundayTime: 11 am
Location: Village Square, Low Hauxley
This year Hauxley Fun Day is on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August starting at 11am in the Village Square at Low Hauxley. Bric a brac, tombola, raffles, sandcastle competition on the beach, kids art competition. Live music, local beer, wine, tea, BBQ, ice cream and don’t forget a slice of cake or scone! Feat of Strength, fortune teller, plate smashing stand, face painting and coconut shy. And don’t forget to bring your pets for the pet show. It’s a great day out for all the family.
Every year you help us with bric a brac, raffle and tombola prizes and we hope we can rely on your kindness and generosity this year as well. We are happy to collect items - call us on 712143 and leave a message if we are not in. Or items can be left in Hauxley Village Hall which will be open from Sunday August 19th. Thank you once again for your help and support and we hope to see you on the day.
Hauxley Village Hall Committee
30th August 2018
Amble Media Hub: Make a Digital BookTime: 10 - 4pm
Location: Top Floor, Fourways2
Make a digital book using archive material from Woodhorn Museum, use pens and glue, and finish it all off using Scratch.
For 9-13 year olds. Thursday 30 August. 10-4pm. At Fourways2. Free! Limited places, so please book via Anna Williams 01665 712929/ email@example.com or Nathan Fuller 01670 620185/ Nathan.Fuller@northumberland.gov.uk
31st August 2018
An evening with SupermacTime: 8pm - 11pm
Location: The Bede, Amble
An evening with NUFC legend Malcolm Macdonald (Supermac) at the Bede, Amble
Fri 31 August 8-11pm. Tickets £8 includes buffet. Doors open 6.30pm
Auction for signed shirt and football also photographs. Raffle for Breast Cancer Now.
Tickets available from the Bede: 01665 710213 or J Hardisty: 07749 453196
Sponsored by Azure Printing
9th September 2018
Alnmouth Art ShowTime: 10-5pm
Location: Methodist Chapel, Church Lane, Alnmouth
Members of the Old Chapel Art Group, in Alnmouth are holding an exhibition of their work on Sunday 9 September, 10am to 5 pm. In the Methodist Chapel, Church Lane, Alnmouth.
Please come along and see a display of our diverse art works.
10th September 2018
Amble WI Programme
Introduction to Family History Research
11th September 2018
Open evening for Army cadetsTime: 7pm -9pm
Location: Old Drill Hall in Scott Street
Amble Army Cadets are holding an Open Evening on Tuesday September 11 from 19.00-21.00 for any young people aged 12-18 who are interested in finding out what the Army Cadets can offer.
Do you want to make new friends? learn new skills, participate in National Sporting Events, gain confidence, and team work? The Cadets can offer all this and more, Duke of Edinburgh, BTEC and First Aid Training, all locally.
Amble Detachment based in the Old Drill Hall in Scott Street (at the end) parades Tuesday and Thursdays throughout the year and offers young people opportunities and experiences beyond the X Box and PS4.
Feel free to pop in on the night and speak to other cadets who are already benefitting from what the ACF can offer.
Detachments run throughout the County including those within W Company at Broomhill, Amble, Alnwick, Rothbury, Bellingham, Belford and Berwick.
2LT Katrina Cassidy
20th September - 20th September 2018
East Coquet Local HistoryTime: 7.30pm
Location: St. Mark’s URC Church
“Old A1 in picture postcards” From Scotch Corner to Lamberton Toll. by George Nairn
October 18: Old Mills of the North East by Duncan Hutt
13th September - 29th November 2018
WEA courseTime: 10am - 12 noon
Location: Trinity Methodist Church, Percy Street.
Influence of Classical Literature, Art, Culture and Thinking
Tutor: Moyra Riseborough
What effects can we trace from classical texts on literature and the world we live in today?
Info from: Hilga Peacock 711156. Norma Hinson 710583