Events at Budworth Hall – December and January
New: On Tuesdays from 4 – 6 pm – Eureka Tutor Group – English and Maths tuition for children 1–7 years. Free Trial Session – call Cheryl (07958555947) or Steph (07921822740)
New: Footsteps Dance School – Ballet/Tap/Street classes for 4 to 11 year olds – Thursdays 4.30 – 6.30 – for more details contact Caroline on 07789795766
New: EFDC – Active Living Classes – Thursdays 1–2pm. Active Living Classes is a free lifestyle change programme with a professional team working with the individual to find ways to fit physical activity into their daily life to help improve well-being. To join, you need to be referred by your GP or if you think you could benefit you can contact direct Fabrizio Ferrari, Senior Health and Wellbeing Engagement Officer, on 01992 564567 to discuss if the classes are suitable for you.
New: EFDC – Strength and Balance Classes – Thursdays 2–3p.m. This is a drop-in session to improve strength and mobility through simple exercises. Pay as you go £3 per session.
Weekend and Special Events (see our Notice Boards, Facebook page and our website for more details) www.budworthhall.co.uk
Saturday 1st December – Day – St Helens Christmas Bazaar
Sunday 2nd December – Day – Fats City Tea Dance
Friday 7th December – Day – Sale Christmas Gifts – inexpensive to something special
Friday 7th December – Evening –
Saturday 22nd December – Evening – Fats City Jive Club
Sunday 6th January – Day – Fats City Tea Dance
Friday 18th January – Evening – Ongar Jazz Club
Friday 25th January – Evening – An Evening with Mark Smith “For Valour” – A Story of the Victoria Cross – Tickets £6 – some available from the Budworth Hall
Saturday 26th January – Evening – Fats City Jive Club
Regular Events (Please check with organiser for dates during school holidays)
2.15–3.15pm KFA Mature Moves – Gentle Keep Fit Class
4–7.30pm Karate – classes for all ages and abilities. Call Daniel on 07804 813705
7.30 – 8.30pm – Cardio Dance Class – call Michelle on 07970 1528080
6.15-9.30pm Ballroom/Latin – dance classes for all ages and abilities. (Private Sessions also available.) Call Emma on 07956 116827
4.30 – 6.30 p.m. Eureka English and Maths tutorials for schoolchildren years 1 – 7. Call Cheryl on 07958555947 or Steph on 0791822740
7–8pm and 8.15-9.15pm Clubbercise – simple fun/dance/fitness routines, suitable for all fitness levels with 90s music, disco lights and glow sticks. Call Michelle on 07970 152808.
10.30–11.15 am – Hey Diddle Diddle – 6 months plus to Pre-school musical group – call Sue on 07768 262509
11.00am – 12 noon – CIZE Live – call Michelle on 07970 152808
7 – 8 p.m. Adults Group Fight – new, exciting, burns off tons of calories. Exercise to music using mixed martial arts moves. Call Michelle on 07970 152808.
7 – 9.30pm Ongar Singers – meet to enjoy music and singing – new singers always welcome. Call Julia on 899917.
1–2.pm – Active Living Classes – GP referral or call Fabrizio Ferrari on 01992 564567 to discuss
2.–3pm – Strength and Balance Classes for anyone who wants to improve their strength and mobility – drop in session £3
4.30 – 6pm Footsteps Dance School for Ballet/Tap/Street dance classes 4 – 11 year olds call Caroline on 077897 995766
5-9.pm Slimmers’ World – Experience a warm welcome and all the support you need Call Tracey .0n 07584 676670
7.-8.pm Pound Fitness Class. Call Michelle 07970 152808.
10–11am Clubbercise. Call Michelle on 07970 152808.
9.15–10am High Intensity (HIIT) and Aerobic burning activities. Simple, challenging but adaptable to all fitness levels. Call Michelle on 07970 152808.
The Ballroom, Concert Hall and Committee Room are available 7 days a week at competitive rates and we currently have some spare capacity. Weddings – Individual pricing applies, dependent on requirements. For details pop in or contact us – telephone 01277 363888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are looking to start a weekly/regular event, we are always willing to help with new ventures. Come and have a look and a chat. Office hours: 9.30am–1pm, Monday to Friday. The Coffee Bar and Restaurant on site is run by Nerissa and Clair and is open every day except Mondays. Please see our website for photo’s of our facilities and more information.
Community Health and Wellbeing
The Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Team provides a programme of community events, activities, courses, classes and projects throughout the district in order to promote healthy lifestyles (see menu on right hand side for more information). The Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Team’s aim is to encourage and increase participation in sport, physical activity, play and to promote health and wellbeing opportunities for all ages and abilities. We also aim to enable all sections of the community to have access to a wide range of high quality sports, leisure and health and wellbeing services.
Ongar Art Society
Ongar Art Society welcomes artists of all levels of experience as well as those who simply have an interest in the subject.
We meet on the second Thursday of each month, 8-10pm, for demonstrations, talks and critiques of members works. Members may exhibit at our Summer Exhibition as well as a Winter Art Sale, both of which are held at Budworth Hall. We also offer workshops and sketching days for members.
Our monthly meetings are held at High Ongar Village Hall, Mill Lane, High Ongar, CM5 9RN.
For more details, please visit www.ongarartsociety.moonfruit.com