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Community Groups, Activities, Sports & Events

Alnmouth & Lesbury Cricket Club is on the Alnmouth Road, near Hipsburn First School. There are coaching sessions for juniors (from 7 years old) on Fridays at 6pm and for seniors (15 years upwards) on Tuesdays at 6pm, depending on the weather.
Contact: Mr A Hodgson - 01665 830927 or www.alnmouthandlesburycc.co.uk
The 1st team play in the Northumberland League and the 2nd team in the Alnwick and District League.

Alnmouth Football Club has a ground at Hotspur Park, Alnmouth Road, Lesbury. They run both senior and junior sides. Ring for details of training sessions and matches or visit www.alnmouthfc.com . Contact: Neil Robson 07887 780333

Alnmouth Homing Society meet at the hut in the Pond Field, Hipsburn on Friday nights from April until September.
Contact: Trevor Shell 01670 761055.
The club races pigeons and would like some new members. A Presentation Night is held in November each year. Members also raise money for charities and recently one member has raised over £2,000 for St. John’s Hospice by selling young pigeons.

Alnwick Embroiderers’ Guild meet in St Michael’s Parish Hall on the first Saturday of the month, except in January and August, from 2pm-4pm.
Contact: Helen Cowan 01668 283193.
Stitching of all kinds, traditional to modern. Lectures and workshops.

Lesbury Art Group meets in the Village Hall on Monday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm, October to Easter.  Leisure painting with some tuition from time to time from professional artists.
Contact: Kevin McKenna  07411 255 370  kmckenna@icloud.com. 

Lesbury Autumn Club meets in Lesbury Village Hall on the third Wednesday of the month (Feb-April 2pm, May 10am, Sep-Oct 2pm).   The club enables the over 55s to meet, enjoy a speaker and afternoon tea. Meetings are usually held in the Village Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of the month between September and May; in December we hold a Christmas Lunch and in January a lunch in a local hotel or restaurant.
Contact: Bob Dutton 01665 830801.

Lesbury Bowling Club meet at Lesbury Bowling Club, which is behind the Village Hall, every day from 2pm until dark. Mixed Jumbles played on Mondays at 6pm and on Thursdays at 2pm. In the winter, dominoes are played in the clubhouse on Tuesdays at 2pm.
Contact: Ann Pat Ellis  T: 01665 577973  E: annpatellis@gmail.com
Club plays lawn bowls and training is available for new members. Competitions and friendly matches are held with local bowls clubs. Annual events include President Day, Ladies Open Triples, Mixed Open Rinks and Mixed Open Triples. Full membership £52 per year, social members £5 per year

Lesbury Bridge Group meets in Lesbury Village Hall on Mondays at 6.30pm.
Contacts: Sheila Robertson 01665 575298, Brenda Broxup 01665 603653
No partner or experience necessary. Tuition available for members.

Lesbury Carpet Bowls meets in the Village Hall on Thursday evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm from September to April. Numbers are limited due to facilities.
Contact: Bob Dutton - 01665 830801

Lesbury Onion Club meet in The Coach Inn, Lesbury when a meeting is convened by the Chairman.
Contact: Raymond Brunton 01665 830732
The club grow show onions to show at the Onion Show, which is usually held on the last Saturday in September.

Hipsburn Preschool offers preschool fun and education for children aged 2 years +, Mon-Fri 9am to 3pm. We are part of  'Early Years' at Hipsburn Primary School and can offer up to 30 hours funded preschool education as well as paid sessions for those that are not yet in receipt of government funding. For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Miss Solomon (Office Manager) on 01665 830210

Lesbury Toddler Group meets in Lesbury Village Hall on Tuesdays 9.30am - 11.30am.
Contact:Maureen Collins 01665 830576
An opportunity for toddlers and their parents/carers to meet, play and socialise. £1.00 adult/carers and 50p for children.

Lesbury Village Hall can be hired for meetings, club activities, fund raising events and private parties, including wedding receptions. Contact: Bookings Secretary Murray Davies 07713 988309 or murray_davies@btinternet.com. See website for all Village Hall related matters.www.lesburyvillagehall.co.uk.

Lesbury Women’s Institute meets in Lesbury Village Hall at 7pm on the second Tuesday of the month (not August).
Contact: Susan Wood at susan.wood46@btinternet.com or 01665 830696. The W. I. hold monthly meetings and enjoy speakers, entertainments, theatre visits, outings and craft classes. Darts and dominoes are enjoyed during the year with visits to other institutes together with and annual fund raising event. All women are most welcome

Northumbria in Bloom Group - since 2012, the parish has entered the Northumbria in Bloom annual competition, run by the RHS.  A team of over 20 volunteers works to keep the villages of Hipsburn and Lesbury looking bright and colourful, and organises events such as Plants Sales, Gardeners' Quesiton Times and Litter Picks.  If you would like to join the group, or help in any way, contact John Malloy at lesburyinbloom@gmail.com 

St Mary’s Church, Lesbury is open every day for anyone to visit. Services are held on Sundays and Thursday mornings. The church is available for baptisms, weddings and funerals. Coffee is served every Saturday morning in the church.
Contact: Joyce Ball 01665 830515
The church holds annual fund raising events such as a Quiz Night, Lent Lunches, a Garden Fete in July, a Harvest Lunch, a Christmas Coffee Morning and Volcano Night in August where teams build sandcastle on the beach with a fire on the top. Last fire to go out wins.

Lending a hand in your community

HMP Northumberland welcomes volunteers to support adults and children who are visiting family and friends in prison through a variety of positive projects.
Contact: NEPACS 0191 375 7278

Hospice Care North Northumberland welcomes volunteers.
Contact: 01665 606515

St Mary’s Church Help is needed to arrange flowers in the church.
Contact: Joyce Manners 01665 830020

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme Volunteer to serve as a co-ordinator.
Contact: Community Police Constable Ros Bird 03456 043 043

Learn Something New

Duchess’s High School, Community Education 01665 604563

Lindisfarne Adult Learning Centre 01665 604563

The University of the Third Age
Contacts: Maureen 01665 575552
Joan 01665 830944

Workers’ Educational Association Contact: Norma Hinson 01665 710583


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