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Childrey & Sparsholt WI - Tuesday, 19th February at 7.30pm

on Tue, 19/02/2019 - 6:31pm

Childrey & Sparsholt WI meet every third Tuesday in The Childrey Village Hall at 7.30. 

The WI is about friendship; community and having fun. We are always planning exciting events & workshops and would love your input. 

New members and visitors are always welcome to join.

For further information, click <here>.

Give Blood - Thursday, 28th February

on Thu, 28/02/2019 - 1:00pm

96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood - don't leave it to someone else. If you’re generally healthy and aged between 17 and 65, you can probably donate.

The next donation session at The Beacon, Wantage (click <here> for a map) is on Thursday, 28th February between 13.15-15.30 & 16.15-19.15.

Parking at The Beacon, Wantage is free for the first 2 hours (with a free 'pay & display' ticket). For your trouble, you'll enjoy a complimentary cup of tea and selection of biscuits, alongside the satisfaction of knowing that you're actively helping others.

Can you give blood?

Most people can give blood, but before the NHS can accept your blood they need to ensure there's no risk of harming you or the patients who will receive it. Use the below links to the Give Blood website to see if you are eligible to give blood:-

From February 2012, male blood donors can increase frequency of donating to a maximum of 4 times in 12 months at an interval of not less than 12 weeks.

Register as a blood donor:-

Giving blood is quick, easy and most importantly, it saves lives. Simply fill in the form by clicking <here> to register your interest in becoming a blood donor or to come along to a session near you.

Learn more by visiting the Blood Donation service website:-

  • www.blood.co.uk
  • or by calling 0300-123-23-23 (calls are normally charged at your providers (eg BT) local rate).

Are you an existing blood donor?

If so, you can jump to your own secure Blood Donor login page here:-

 

Comedian Seann Walsh - Saturday, 30th March at 8pm

on Sat, 30/03/2019 - 6:43pm

Seann Walsh: After This One, I'm Going Home
Saturday 30 March | 8.00pm | Bar open from 7.00pm
£15 tickets
Support Act: TBC
14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content
Box Office: 01235 763 456

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self-dubbed “Lie-In King”, Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation" (The Guardian).  

Returning from his run in America, where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan, Seann Walsh is back on tour in the UK.

This disheveled, fiery, animated, fiercely idle, millennial man child is one of best live comedians to have come out of the UK.

Team captain on Virtually Famous (Channel 4) and a regular on Play To The Whistle (ITV), other TV appearances include: One For The Road (BBC 3), Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV), Tonight at The London Palladium (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4), 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Alan Carr’s Chatty Man (Channel 4) and Russell Howards Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) 

Seann can currently be heard hosting his weekly radio show News-Ish on Fubar Radio.

  • ‘A cracking good show’ - The Telegraph
  • ‘One of comedy’s hottest properties...very talented, very funny’ - London Evening Standard
  • 'He remains one of the most entertaining observational comics on the block' - The Independent

Easter egg trail on White Horse Hill - Sat, 20th & Sun, 21st April, 11am - 3pm

on Sat, 20/04/2019 - 11:00am

Be a Cadbury Eggsplorer and try our fun trail at White Horse Hill. Your prize will be some delicious Cadburys chocolate.

Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and flowers, whilst finding out more about this enigmatic ancient site.

Why not also bring your kite and tick off another of our 50 things challenges too...at the highest point in Oxfordshire.

  • Child £3
  • 20 April & 21 April
  • 11am - 3pm

White Horse Hill, Uffington. B4507 Ashbury to Wantage road Oxfordshire SN7 7QJ.

For more information:-

The Zoots - The Sounds of the Seventies - Friday, 26th April, 8pm (Bar open 7pm)

on Fri, 26/04/2019 - 7:00pm

The Sounds Of The Seventies have wowed audiences of stage and screen in more than 30 countries – and now you can experience their smash 70s show, in all its poptastic glory!

This amazing 70s tribute has it all! Join The Sounds Of The Seventies for their unforgettable live show, as they explore the monster sounds of T.Rex, Queen, Bowie, Abba, The Sweet, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, and other amazing Seventies legends! From Glam Rock to Prog Rock, Motown to Disco – there's something for everyone!– you can't help grooving to The Sounds Of The Seventies'!

The Sounds Of The Seventies are five talented young performers called ‘The Zoots’ who've played more than 1,000 live shows, and performed at iconic venues like Old Trafford and the London Palladium! The Stage calls them "impossible not to like"! Their nans call them "dishy"! We call them: The Sounds Of The Seventies!

  • Tickets: £15 (unreserved)
  • Friday, 26th April, 8pm (Bar open 7pm)

Tickets can be purchased in person at The Beacon Box Office or by calling: 01235 763 456 

More info here:-

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