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MAY

28th.  Thurs  Paul Craddock "Building THE CENTRE in Ravenshead" Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on

01623 409502

31st. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 8.30 am. Macclesfield Forest & Shutlingsloe. Approx. 7.5 miles on easy paths with one steep hillside. Starting from Wildboar Clough. Contact Pete or Val 0115 9200984

JUNE

6th. Sat “It’s a Grand Night For Singing” St’ Peter’s G&S – Centre at St. Peter’s, 7-30pm – Tickets 01623 796928

6th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers. Treasure Hunt & Cream Tea. Through Bestwood Village and Country Park. Followed by cream tea in the Dynamo House in Bestwood Country Park. Contact Margaret 0115 9279500

10th. Wed Ravenshead 55+ Club - outing to Felley Priory -  Details 793639 or 798713

10th. Wed – Abbey Gates WI, Contemporary Glass with Tina Wales, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

12th. Fri “Art Exhibition at The Cornwater Club – Ravens Lodge – 10.30am to 11.45am and 1.00pm to 2.15pm All Welcome

14th. Sun “Open Day at Ravenshead Tennis Club” – Leisure Centre – Come and enjoy a free day of Tennis -

14th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A 9.5 mile walk from Alsop-en-le-Dale station, passing through Wolfscote Dale and following the river Dove. Return through Alstonefield. Contact Anne 01623 794479

17th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Birthday Party’ – The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

19th. Fri “Ravenshead Swing Band” – Village Hall, Doors 7.30 pm Start 8.00 pm – Tickets from Carolyn on 07734579588

20th. Sat  Beetle Drive at St. Peter’s Centre – at 7.00pm – Family Tickets £15

20th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Thorpe, Mayfield, Ashbourne, Thorpe. A pleasant 8.5 mile walk through farmland including a short riverside stretch. Partly on the Limestone Way. Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321

27th. Sat “Ravenshead Summer Fair” – St’ Peter’s Church – Lots for all the family – See the Scarecrows – 10.0am to 2.00pm

28th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Staunton Harold Hall, Breedon on the Hill, Melbourne and Staunton Harold Reservoir. Moderate 9 mile walk with a number of good climbs. Plenty of interesting places en route and some lovely views. Contact Mick or Margaret 0115 9279500

30th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. A walk within Nottinghamshire. Gentle pace to suit all with time for tea/coffee stop. Approx. 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

30th. Tues – Caroline Jackson, "Affinity" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

JULY

4th. Sat “Extreme Fire Walking at The Sherwood Ranger” Walking at 8.0pm with BBQand Disco Taking Part? Call 01623 793040

7th. Tues Ready Call “Cream Tea in The Garden” 37 Chapel Lane – Live Music, Dancing, Raffle. Tickets 490749

8th. Wed “Faith Lunch” - 5 Swinton Rise - Ravenshead 55+ Club - 12 noon for 12.30pm - details 798713 or 793639

8th. Wed – Abbey Gates WI, Women’s Stories with Imogen Joyce, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

12th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Monsal, Chee Dale and Chelmorton. A good moderate 9 mile walk. Contact Barry 01623 798813

15th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Candles, Quotes & Girl Talk’ – Maggie Allen - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

18th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A moderate walk of approx. 8 miles taking in Churnet Valley and Froghall. Contact Pete 0115 9634996

23rd.  Thurs   James Pinder "Where do all the old spectacles go? Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

26th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Around Win Hill. 10 miles taking in Hope, Hope Cross, Ladybower Reservoir, Aston and Hope. Contact Dick 01623 794158

28th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. A walk within Nottinghamshire. Gentle pace to suit all with time for tea/coffee stop. Approx. 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

28th. Tues - Susie Marsh & Christine Hinchcliffe, "World Wide Web" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

AUGUST

9th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Bolsover, Palterton, Glapwell, Rowthorne and Scarcliffe. A relatively easy walk of 10 miles through pleasant countryside on field paths, tracks and quiet roads. Contact Mick or Margaret 0115 9279500

12th. Wed – Abbey Gates WI, Afternoon Tea in the Garden

15th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 8.30 am. Black Hill starting from Crowden. An 8.5 mile challenging walk, steep and often very wet! Contact Merv 07704582096

19th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Floral Designs’ – Lesley Green - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

23rd. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Biggin Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Milldale and Tissington Trail. A relatively easy 9 mile walk with one short sharp ascent. Contact Dick 01623 794158

25th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. A walk within Nottinghamshire. Gentle pace to suit all with time for tea/coffee stop. Approx. 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

25th. Tues – Jo Smith, "Bon Voyage" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

SEPTEMBER

6th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Three Shire Heads and Axe Edge Moor. A moderate 7.5 mile walk over open moorland and limestone dales. Contact Brian or Wendy 01623 796444

9th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Flower Pod with Anna Joyce, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

12th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Elkesley, Clumber (Hardwick) and Bothamsall. Fairly level 10 mile walk through mixed farmland, parkland and tracks. Contact Allan or Kath 01623 797321

16th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Patchwork & Pilfering’- Claire Lyons - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

24th.  Thurs   Eric Thompson "Payday Lending: an Avoidable Scandal" Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

29th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. A walk within Nottinghamshire. Gentle pace to suit all with time for tea/coffee stop. Approx. 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

29th. Tues - Social Evening - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

OCTOBER

4th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Easy 8 mile walk on paths and tracks in Leicestershire, from Cropston Leys to Swithland Wood via Quorn passing near two reservoirs. With possible views of steam trains. Contact Geoff or Jill 01623 484636

9th. Fri Music at The Hall "The Slippery Hill Boys "- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891 LIVE MUSIC

10th. Sat  Walk in the Woods and Soup Lunch, Ravens Lodge, Ravenshead & Blidworth Rotary and Ravenshead Inner Wheel. Bob Jackson on 01623 793978

10th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Matlock, Derwent Valley and Limestone Way. A moderate 9 mile walk with three steady climbs, ancient woodland and limestone moorland. Contact Merv 07704582096

14th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Fire Safety with a Smile with Bill Wells, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

18th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Hathersage, Highlow Hall (the most haunted house in Derbyshire!), Abney and Offerton. Good fine open views and some riverside walking, 8 miles. Contact Barry 01623 798813

21st -Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Year of Garden Colour’ – Dr Andrew Ward - The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

22nd.  Thurs    Tony Horton "British Dance Music" Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

27th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. A walk within Nottinghamshire. Gentle pace to suit all with time for tea/coffee stop. Approx. 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

27th. Tues – Rachel Poole, "Title TBA" 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

NOVEMBER

11th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Osteopathy with James Crossley, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

13th. Fri Music at The Hall "Johnny Cash Revisited "- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891 LIVE MUSIC

18th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘If Wishes were Horses’ – Pam Littlewood -The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

25th. Tues – Catherine Gledhill, "Title TBA" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

26th.  Thurs    Sue Leyden "The Himalayan Trust" -  Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

DECEMBER

4th. Fri “Ravenshead Swing Band” – Village Hall, Doors 7.30 pm Start 8.00 pm – Tickets from Carolyn on 07734579588

5th. Sat "Christmas Lights Switch On" from 4pm - Stalls Lights Music Games and a visit from Santa - Food from Ravenshead's Famous Hog Roast

9th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Christmas Party with Knights Vocals, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

16th - Wed  -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Christmas Party’ – The Centre at St Peter’s at 7.45 pm – Further info: 751307

18th. Fri Music at The Hall "The John Permenter Band "- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891 LIVE MUSIC

JANUARY 2016

13th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Masters of Mirth with Mike Storr, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

28th.  Thurs      Roger Hyde "Education- with a Smile" Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

FEBRUARY

10th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Social Activities, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

25th.  Thurs      Alan Hutchinson "My Life in Tights" Byron Probus Club - Portland College 12.00 noon for 12:30 -  The meetings include a three course meal and end before 3:00pm  Cost  £13:00 Visitors welcome – contact the Secretary, Clive Abrahams on 01623 409502

MARCH

9th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, AGM and Faith Supper, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 491607

APRIL

13th. Wed –Abbey Gates WI, Three Corners, Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm. Further info 4916