Alford Corn Exchange Community Group
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Regular Activities for 2018


Monday
Short Mat Bowls 10am to 12pm Weekly
Zumba
Luan Burton 01507 490404
7.30pm to 8.30pm Weekly
Tuesday Exercise
Kelly Davis 07887508807
6.30pm to 8.30pm Weekly
Wednesday Step by Step Dancing
Mark & Lynne
01754 610734 or 0797497197
E-mail:-info@stepbystepdancing.co.uk
7pm to 9pm Weekly
Thursday Slimming World 9am to 1pm
5.30pm to 9pm
Weekly
Friday Corn Exchange Craft Fair  & Table Top Sale
on the last Friday of the month 
(except December)
starting on April 27th.
See below for further dates by month 
9.30am to 1pm Monthly
Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance - 
starting 7th January.
See below for further dates by month.
2pm to 4.30pm Monthly 

 
 




 










Other Diary Events for 2018


January 
Sun 7th - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.

Weds 10th - Private Function - 11.30am to 4pm.
Thurs 18th - Private Function - 11am to 3.30pm.
Fri 19th - Public Consultation - 9am to 7.30pm.
Neighbourhood Plan Final Consultation.
Sat 27th - Rural Touring Theatre presents - 'The Element in the Room'. Two years ago an Alford audience was delighted by John's Hilton's hilarious portrayal of Charles Darwin. Now he returns as Marie Curie. Replete with big theories, exhilarating experiments, terrible puns and seriously silly songs, this astonishing show rediates oddball charm and infectious glee. ******The Times

Tickets:- £9.50 (standard)/£7.50 (under 18 & student)
Book now: 01507 463666 JB Flowers, South Street, Alford
February Thurs 1st - Private Function - 1.00pm - 4.00pm.
Fri 2nd - Private Function - 1.30pm - 4.30pm.
Sun 4th - Tea Dance & Buffet - 2pm - 5pm.
A Valentines Celebration.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION Ticket only @ £7.50 all inclusive
For tickets ring: 01507 463091 or 01754 890663
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Weds 14th - Private Function - 12.00pm - 4.00pm.
Sat 24th - Poacher Dogs & The Salonettes in Concert.
Proceeds to St Wilfrid's Church Car Park Fund.
Tickets £5 each available from JB Flower Designs, South Street, or pay on the door.
8pm to 11pm.

March
Sat 3rd - Private Function - all day.
Sun 4th - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Sat 10th - Private Function - 11am to 1pm.
Sat 10th - An Audiance with Vince Eager. 
 
"You're never to old... to Rock 'N' Roll" - Vince Eager
Pioneer of British Pop; Recording Artist; Cruise Director; Broadcaster; Raconteur & Author.

Join Vince for an evening of fun, fascinating photos and tales with the occasional song, as he recalls the heady days of being on top TV shows of the 1950s and 60s such as Oh Boy! Six Five Special, Drumbeat and his hilarious doomed appearance on the "Eurovision Song Contest", plus appearing on the biggest rock 'n' roll show ever to tour Britain, through to his five years in the lead role of the award winning West End Musical "ELVIS". 

Tickets £8 - available from JB Flowers, South Street, Alford, 01507 463666 or J Taylor on 01507 463091.
Bar available - bring own nibbles
Doors open 7.30pm

Check out website: 
http://www.vinceeager.co.uk/home.html
 
 
Sat 17th - St Patrick's Day Dance with Rake Up Band. 

Cancelled due to bad weather. We apologise for the disappointment. Please contact Linda for the refund of your ticket on 07817 889809 or collect your money in the Alford Corn Exchange from 9am to 2pm Mondays to Fridays.
Fri 23rd - Private Function - 6pm to 2am.
Sat 31st - Alford Craft Market.
More details to follow.
April Sun 1st - Alford Craft Market
More details to follow.
Mon 2nd - Coffee Morning - 10am to 12noon.
Mon 2nd - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Sat 7th - Louth Paranormal Group - 8pm -12.30am.
Sat 14th - Old Elizabethan's Annual Dinner. 
All former pupils, and past and presents staff of Queen Elizabeth's Grammar, Alford are warmly invited to attend. 
Guest speaker: Mr Stuart Kirkup - owner of the National Award Winning Dartmoor Christmas Trees. Stuart attended the school between 1988 - 1995.
Tickets: £28 by contacting: alfordoldelizabethans@outlook.com, or booking forms are available at the Main Office, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar.
Sun 15th - Boxtail Soup Theatre presents - 'The Wind in the Willows'.

From the peaceful pleasure of Ratty's beloved river bank, to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventures, along with gruff old Badger and magnificent Mr.Toad.

A beautiful new adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's much loved classic by award winning Box Tale Soup, Wind in the Willows features handmade puppets, props and costume, and a charming original score.
This matinee performance will delight adults and children alike.

Time: - 2.30pm
Ticket £8 (standard) / £5 under 12)  available from JB Flower Designs, South Str, Alford - 01507 463666
Weds 18th - Pre-diabetic Class - 10am - 12noon.
Sat 21st - Alford Silver Band Concert. Details to follow.
Fri 27th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
May Fri 4th - Alfords & District Darts League - Darts Presentation & Finals - 6.00pm - 23.00pm 
Sat 5th - Pivate Function  - 6pm - 1am.
Sun 6th - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Sun 6th - 8pm - 11pm
Andy Aitchison Quartet (part of the Lincolnshire Jazz Festival).
Andy Aitchison (violin), Andrew 'Woody' Wood (drums), Matt Ratcliffe (piano) & Martyn Spence (Bass). Think Stephane Grappelli meets after hours jazz standards. Swing, bop, blues - sometimes in the same phrase - played with passion and heart. Andy Aitchison is up there alongside the leading swing jazz violinists of all time.
Tickets £8 in advance from JB Flowers, South Street, Alford or £10 at the door subject to availability.
Fri 18th - Rural Touring Theatre presents - 'The Ministry of Biscuits'.
London, 1948 - The Ministry of Biscuits casts its sinister shadow over every tea-time and elevenses in the land. Stop! Think before you eat the biscuit! Is it in any way fancy? If so, then you are a criminal!

"The freshest comedy in years...Absolutely hilarious, this is satire at its best." ***** Edinburgh Evening News

More detail to follow nearer the time.
Fri 25th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Sun 27th & Mon 28th - Antiques Fair.
June Sun 3rd - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Sat 16th - 'A Grimsby Fish Tale' - Jazz & Poetry.
More details to follow.
Fri 29th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Sat 30th - Private Function - 10am to 3pm.
July Sun 1st - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki
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Tues 17th, 24th & 31st - Alford Craft Market.
Fri 27th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale -  9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
August Sun 5th - Alford District Horticultural Show.
Tues 7th, 14th & 21st - Alford Craft Market.
Sat 18th - Cancer harity Night. Details to follow.
Sun 26th & Mon 27th - Antiques Fair.
Fri 31st - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
September Sun 2nd - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Fri 28th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
October Weds 3rd - Alfords Doctors Surgery - Flu Clinic - 8.30am - 1pm.
Sun 7th - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Weds 24th - Alfords Doctors Surgery - Flu Clinic - 8.30am - 1pm.
Fri 26th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Sat 27th - Kal's Kats - Jump Jive Swing Night.
More details nearer the time, but in the meantime why not visit their website:- https://www.kalskats.com/the-band-about-us
Weds 31st - Alfords Doctors Surgery - Flu Clinic - 8.30am - 1pm.
November Sun 4th - Tea Dance - 2pm - 4.30pm.
Easy Sequence & Ballroom.
ADMISSION £4.00  (incl. Tea/ Coffee/ Cakes).
Raffle & warm welcome.
Dancing to Recorded Music.
Leaders & MCs Bob & Niki.
Sat 24th & Sun 25th - Alford Craft Market.
Fri 30th - Corn Exchange Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Fri 30th - Alford Craft Market.
December Sat 1st & Sun 2nd - Alford Craft Market.
Fri 7th - Corn Exchange Christmas Craft Fair - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Sun 9th - Alford Community Christmas Lunch.
Fri 14th - Corn Exchange Christmas Craft Fair & Table Top Sale - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Sat 15th - Alford Businesses Christmas Party.
More details to follow.
Fri 21st - Corn Exchange Christmas Craft Fair - 9.30am to 1pm.
If interested in having a stall, please contact Patricia Davis on 07923543504 or email: ratty15patricia@gmail.com.
Mon 31st - New Year's Eve Party.
More details to follow.


Wheelchair access & disabled toilet