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Christmas movie

Christmas Movie

Join us on Friday 7 December at 2pm to watch a classic Christmas movie on the big screen in The Venue. Cost £2, which includes a mince pie to enjoy with the show; booking essential. Contact the village on 01782 986300.

Theatre trip

Theatre Trip

Join us for a performance of ‘I’m Eric Get Me Out of Here’ at The New Vic Theatre on Wednesday 12 December. If you’d like to join us for this fantastic festive
evening, with a performance packed with comedy and 60s music, then please contact reception on 01782 986300 early to book; tickets £15 per person plus a small fee to cover transport. We’ll be leaving the village at 7:10pm for the 7:30pm performance.

Carol singing

Join us for carol singing with St Mary’s Choir on Wednesday 19 December from 1:15pm – 2pm; entry is free and everyone is very welcome.

Baking workshops

Create your own festive gingerbread house in our baking workshops in December. Sessions will take place on Friday 21 and 28 December in Samuel Bell’s Tea Room and will cost £3.50 per session, which includes the cost of the baking to take home with you afterwards. Contact the village early on 01782 986300 if you’d like to book for this event as places are limited.

Festive bistro menus

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… with festive menus now available in The Bistro. Join us for Christmas Day (£28.50), Boxing Day or New Year’s Day (2 courses £18.50, 3 courses £23.50); limited spaces available. We will also be hosting our festive party menus throughout December for £15 per head. Contact reception on 01782 986300 for a menu or to book to join us.

Vibrant new day club

Experience community life in Belong Newcastle-under-Lyme through our vibrant new day club. Our Experience Days service offers a huge variety of activities, from music and dancing to traditional games and arts and crafts, knit and natter and exercise classes to retail therapy! The service costs £35 per half day and includes lunch in The Bistro and free access to our state-of-the-art exercise studio (one session per week). To find out more, or to book a free ‘taster’ session, call Daniel Turner on 01782 986300.

Winter warmers

Call into The Bistro to enjoy one of our Winter Warmer specials, including Staffordshire Lobby (beef and potato stew) and Lentil Dahl (a gently spiced Indian dish), for just £4.50 each; available throughout December.

The Salon

Book your appointment at The Salon this December to get party season ready and enjoy a delicious mince pie plus free entry into our prize raffle. Contact Kerry on 01782 986300 today!

Burns Night

Join us for a Burns Night supper on Friday 25 January at 6pm and enjoy haggis or highland beef, with tatties and neaps, plus take part in a Scottish
themed quiz in the Old Pomona Inn. Cost £7 per head; booking essential. Contact reception on 01782 986300 to join us.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi sessions take place every Thursday in The Venue. Sessions cost £5 each and run from 1:30pm. Suitable for people of all abilities and new faces always welcome so come
along and give it a try. Please contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.

Knit & stitch

Get creative in our knitting, crochet and needlework group, held every Thursday from 2pm – 3:30pm. The sessions are an ideal opportunity to rekindle or learn a new hobby and meet new people. Sessions are free of charge; we hope to see you there. To find out more please contact the village on 01782 986300.

Heritage tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the Heritage Gallery and explore our exhibition of Pomona pottery from the 1740s, as well as artefacts on loan from the Brampton Museum and Apedale Heritage Centre. Tours take place every Wednesday at 2pm; contact the village on 01782 986300 if you’d like to join us.

 

Silver surfers

Become a silver surfer in our regular computer workshops. Sessions will include technical advice, information on how to access the village’s free internet café, plus a demonstration on how to keep in touch with family and friends with the use of Skype. Contact Daniel Turner at the village on 01782 986300 for further details and to book.

Dine @ 6pm

Join us every Thursday, starting 1 November, for a speciality dining experience in The Old Pomona Inn from 6pm – 9pm; licensed bar available. Cost from £5.90 per head; contact reception on 01782 986300 for menu details and to book your table.

Movie time

Catch a favourite movie on the big screen in The Venue for free every Friday at 2pm. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for details of screenings and to book.

Game zone

Join in with a variety of traditional board and card games in The Old Pomona Inn, every Tuesday from 2pm. Entry is free and there is a licensed bar available so come along and join in the fun. Contact the village to find out more on 01782 986300.

Yoga for everyone

Run by a professional yoga instructor, yoga sessions take place every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm in The Venue . Please contact the village on 01782 986300 for further details and to book.

Church service

Members of the community are very welcome to join us for a Christian church service, to be held on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 2:30pm in The Venue. We look forward to welcoming you.

Chair based exercise

Come along to one of our gentle chair based exercise session held in The Venue every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 11am – 12noon. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.

Baking session

Rekindle a favourite pastime or learn a new hobby in our weekly baking session, taking place every Monday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in Samuel Bell’s Tea Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for further information and to book.

Acupuncture

Weekly acupuncture sessions take place every Wednesday from 12noon – 6pm in the Therapy Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book your appointment.

Tea dance

Enjoy an afternoon of music and dancing during our weekly tea dance sessions which take place every Wednesday from 2pm – 3pm in The Venue. Cost £3 per person; contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.

Arts & Crafts

Explore your creative talents in our weekly arts and crafts session, held every Friday morning from 11am – 12:30pm in the Arts & Crafts Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.

Experience Days ‘taster’ session

For a chance to meet new people and take part in a range of meaningful social activities, try our popular Experience Days service with a FREE ‘taster’ session. Contact Daniel Turner on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.