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Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Wed, 02 Oct 2019

Dursley Walking Festival - 2nd to 6th October 2019

Free walks for a range of abilities exploring the glorious countryside and heritage of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Oct 2nd - First day of Dursley's free* Walking Festival - 7 varied walks from different start points, see printed programme or website www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

*Some walks may incur bus fare and admission charges but all walks are free.

Venue:
Dursley and local area
Contact:
dursleywaw@gmail.com
Documents:
Dursley Walking Festival Programme 2019 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

Stroud District Council: Landlord Forum

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:00

Stroud District Council is holding a special FREE event to launch a new scheme aimed at encouraging private landlords to work in partnership with the council to help alleviate homelessness and reduce the local housing waiting list.

You are invited along to find out more about a range of benefits being made available to those who rent out their properties to families or individuals who are either likely to be, or are currently homeless.

Venue:
Forest Green Rovers, Nailsworth, GL6 0FG
Contact:
To reserve your place please e-mail or call: homelessness.prevention@stroud.gov.uk 01453754078
Pevsner's Buildings of England - A walk around Dursley, Gloucestershire - 2 October 2019 - 7pm - 9pm - £10

Pevsner's Buildings of England - A walk around Dursley, Gloucestershire - 2 October 2019 - 7pm - 9pm - £10

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 19:00

Explore aspects of history and architecture through the work of the architectural historian, Nikolaus Pevsner, in his Buildings of England series and consider perceptions of townscapes past and present. Learn about the buildings suggested as the most significant examples in the town.

Students will be given information on the perambulation which they can conduct either after the talk or at any other time. Students will have opportunities both during the session and after to comment on selection and descriptions by the author as well as identify changes that have happened since publication and any omissions or corrections that they feel should be included.

​This talk is being held in association with Dursley Walking Festival

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Thu, 03 Oct 2019

Dursley Walking Festival - 2nd to 6th October 2019

Free walks* for a range of abilities exploring the glorious countryside and heritage of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Oct 3rd - Another 7 varied walks to choose from, see printed programme or website www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

*some walks may incur bus fare and admission charges but all walks are free.

Venue:
Dursley and local area
Contact:
dursleywaw@gmail.com
Documents:
Dursley Walking Festival Programme 2019 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)
Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

Dursley Walking Festival - 2nd to 6th October 2019

Free walks* for a range of abilities exploring the glorious countryside and heritage of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Oct 4th - 8 walks today including a 'legal' apple scrumping excursion plus Quiz night at the Community Centre with prizes and raffle. See printed programme or website www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

*some walks may incur bus fare and admission charges but all walks are free.

Venue:
Dursley and local area
Contact:
dursleywaw@gmail.com
Documents:
Dursley Walking Festival Programme 2019 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)
Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Sat, 05 Oct 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019 - 2nd to 6th October 2019

Free walks* for a range of abilities exploring the glorious countryside and heritage of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds.

Oct 5th - A bumper selection of 11 walks and an opportunity to press those apples from the scrumping excursion at the Chantry Centre. Walk 34 will be of special interest to primary school age children. Also an illustrated talk on the 'Old paths of Gloucestershire and the Dursley area' in the evening at the Town Hall. See printed programme or website www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

*some walks may incur bus fare and admission charges but all walks are free.

Venue:
Dursley and local area
Contact:
dursleywaw@gmail.com
Documents:
Dursley Walking Festival Programme 2019 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

Tyndale Arts Week

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 10:30

Tyndale Arts Week, Exhibitions on 5th-6th October 10am-4:30pm. Showcasing affordable Art from the Dursley Area. Leaflet detailing artists & venues attached.

Venue:
Various
Contact:
https://www.tyndaleartsweek.co.uk/
Documents:
Tyndale Arts Week (PDF, 784 Kb)
Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019

Sun, 06 Oct 2019

Dursley Walking Festival 2019 - 2nd to 6th October 2019

Free walks* for a range of abilities exploring the glorious countryside and heritage of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Oct 6th - The final 7 walks to conclude the 2019 Festival - 2.5 miles to 16 miles, including a Challenge Walk devised by the 1st Dursley Scouts. Tea and cake will be served in the Methodist Church Rooms from 3 pm @ £3 per person (free drink refill). Winning entry drawn for the Family Treasure Hunt after 4 pm.

*some walks may incur bus fare and admission charge but all walks are free.

Venue:
Dursley and local area
Contact:
dursleywaw@gmail.com
Documents:
Dursley Walking Festival Programme 2019 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

Tyndale Arts Week

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 10:30

Tyndale Arts Week. Exhibitions on 5th-6th October 10am-4:30pm. Showcasing affordable Art from the Dursley Area.

Leaflet detailing artists & venues attached.

Venue:
Various
Contact:
https://www.tyndaleartsweek.co.uk/
Documents:
Tyndale Arts Week (PDF, 784 Kb)
The Cam Surgery - Flu Vaccinations 2019

The Cam Surgery - Flu Vaccinations 2019

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 09:00

Flu Vaccinations will be given a Flu Clinics on:

Saturday 12th October: 9am to 12:30pm
Monday 28th October: 2pm to 7pm
Monday 4th November: 2pm to 7pm

No Appointments Necessary

Venue:
Cam & Uley Family Practice The Orchard Medical Centre Fairmead Cam Glos GL11 5NE
Contact:
01453 540071
Pinhole Photography with Abi Nicol - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pinhole Photography with Abi Nicol - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00

Enter the wonderful world of pinhole photography! The workshop is suited to complete beginners, as well as more experienced photographers.

First we will make our own camera out of a box or tin, then loading our converted vessels with black and white photographic paper and learn how to take pinhole images around Kingshill House.

Abi will teach you how to develop your negatives under red safelight conditions in a simple pop up darkroom.

This is a hands on, dynamic workshop where you will learn how light travels through the pinhole to create an image, exposure times needed to create a successful pinhole photograph and simple darkroom techniques.

This is a magical and experimental day supported by your tutor to get the most out of your pinhole camera.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Macrame Wall Hangings with Jen Walsh - £40 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Macrame Wall Hangings with Jen Walsh - £40 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00

Macrame is a relaxing and therapeutic craft that keeps your hands busy and gives your mind time to rest. Wall-hangings are a great addition to any space, by adding texture they soften your décor scheme and add an element of delicacy.

In this class you will learn the basics of macrame including suitable materials to use, knotting techniques and how to build patterns with those knotting techniques. You will make your own wall hanging from start to finish and leave with knowledge of how to design and make your own unique wall tapestries.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Autumnal Mosaic Leaf Suncatcher with Yvette Green - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Autumnal Mosaic Leaf Suncatcher with Yvette Green - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00

These autumnal leaf hangings are designed to interact with their environment, reflecting and refracting light so that they change throughout the day.

On this one day workshop you will produce a stained glass mosaic maple leaf to hang in your window or garden.

Skills covered on the course will include mapping out of your original design, basic glass cutting, stained glass mosaic techniques, and grouting techniques.

This course is suitable for all levels although glass cutting skills are a bonus.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Fabric Printing with Lino with Beth Jenkins - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fabric Printing with Lino with Beth Jenkins - £68 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00

Learn how to design, cut and print your own original lino blocks onto fabric. Using easy to cut lino, you will make blocks that you can take home and use again and again on fabric or paper. Tea towel or bag supplied to print on, or bring your own washed cotton fabric. You will also be able to buy blank cotton cushion covers.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Create a Sterling Silver Bangle with Wendy Murphy - £85 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Create a Sterling Silver Bangle with Wendy Murphy - £85 - Sat 12 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00

During this informative and friendly class, Wendy will guide you through the traditional silversmithing techniques of cutting, filing, soldering and polishing your way to making your own sterling silver bangle. You can also texture your piece and stamp letters on it to make a highly personal piece to take away at the end. This workshop is an ideal introduction to this highly rewarding artisan craft.

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
Mosaic's - 5 Weeks with Yvette Green - £120

Mosaic's - 5 Weeks with Yvette Green - £120

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00

Tuesday mornings 10:00 - 13:00 - Starting 15 October 2019

Learn how to create your own unique mosaic panel for indoors over 5 weeks. Help and guidance will be provided throughout the whole process and a range of fabulous materials will be available. The course will cover substrate choice , preparation and design, as well as choice of adhesives and mosaic materials to suit your design. You will also be guided through the process of grouting and advised on the best way to display your mosaic.

There is a basic materials charge of £20 to cover substrate, adhesive, grout and tiles . All tools will be provided.

Classes will be on the following dates - 15 and 22 October, 5, 12 and 19 November 2019

For more information and to book tickets go to: www.kingshillhouse.org.uk or call the office on 01453 549 133

Venue:
Kingshill House, Dursley
Contact:
admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk
The Cam Surgery - Flu Vaccinations 2019

The Cam Surgery - Flu Vaccinations 2019

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 09:00

Flu Vaccinations will be given a Flu Clinics on:

Saturday 12th October: 9am to 12:30pm
Monday 28th October: 2pm to 7pm
Monday 4th November: 2pm to 7pm

No Appointments Necessary

Venue:
Cam & Uley Family Practice The Orchard Medical Centre Fairmead Cam Glos GL11 5NE
Contact:
01453 540071

Dursley Fireworks 2019 - Organised by Girlguiding Dursley District

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 17:00

Dursley Fireworks 2019 - Organised by Girlguiding Dursley District

Venue:
War Memorial Recreation Ground
Contact:
Anne Anderson Event Coordinator Dursley Fireworks