October Highlights

Thursday 25th October 2018
Drop-in sesssion for business and landowners
St.Nicholas Primary School, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Over the last few weeks, your local Parish Councillors and Members of the newly formed Neighbourhood Planning Working Group have been out and about in the Parish. We have held a series of drop-in sessions for Parishoners and invite you to our next one, specifically for landowners and businesses. Our aim is to bring you a progress update as we continue on our journey towards producing a neighbourhood plan for Hurst. If you would like to be involved or simply wish to discuss any issues / concerns / ideas you may have, then please come along to the drop-in session.

Friday 26th October 2018
Presentation on Crossrail - The Elizabeth Line
St.Nicholas Primary School, 7:30pm
Construction of the Elizabeth line is now in its final stages. Testing of the new trains and infrastructure is underway and continues alongside the remaining fit-out of the stations. 41 stations from Reading and Heathrow to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the East. All of the permanent track has been installed and the new Elizabeth line trains are currently being tested using the line's new automatic train control system (ATCS), which operates in the central section of the route. Free entry.

Sunday 28th October 2018
Special Holy Communion Service
St.Nicholas Church, 11:00am
To welcome those children taking their First Communion

Wednesday 31st October 2018
Light Party
Large Village Hall, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate light, not darkness, this Halloween and join St Nicholas Church for games, refreshments and crafts. Why not come dressed as your favourite super-hero? The event is for accompanied children aged 5-11. Entrance is free, donations are very welcome Please email to let us know you're planning to come so we have enough snacks and activities for everyone. Thank-you!
Contact: ele@thru-christ.org.uk

November Highlights

Sunday 11th November 2018
Remembrance Service
St.Nicholas Church, 10:45am
Remembrance Sunday, supported by the Royal British Legion, Scouting and Girlguiding. Armistice 100.

Thursday 22nd November 2018
Christmas Shopping Morning for Cancer Research UK
Hurst Scout Headquarters, 9:00am - 11:30am
We will be serving refreshments in exchange for a donation for Cancer Research UK. There will also be a number of stalls to browse who will be donating a percentage of sales to the charity: jewellery, bags & accessories, cards & stationary and skincare products. Get ahead with some Christmas Shopping! For further information contact Vicky 07957 150543 or Becky 07809 148922

December Highlights

Saturday 1st December 2018
St.Nicholas Christmas Fayre
Large Village Hall, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Come along and join in with all of the fun during the fayre including a visit to Father Christmas, BBQ and Refreshments, Grand Raffle, Christmas Gift Stalls, Live Entertainment, Kids Craft Activities and Games, Cakes and much more. Entry £1.50. Children under 10 free.

Saturday 8th December 2018
HVS Dinner Dance
Large Village Hall, 7:30pm - 11:59pm
Thames Valley Discos + Triple 'O' Band + Bar + Grand Draw. Dress code: Black Tie.
Contact: communications@hvs.org.uk

Events in October 2018

Friday 19th October 2018, and every Friday in term time
BilinguaSing
Large Village Hall, 9:45am - 10:30am
We Sing French (toddlers & pre-schoolers)

Friday 19th October 2018, and every Friday
Yoga Classes
Large Village Hall, 10:00am - 11:30am
£10 drop-in, £50 for 6 weeks. Call 07776 255025 for more inforamtion
Contact: cheryl.youngman@harleyd.co.uk

Friday 19th October 2018, and every Friday in term time
BilinguaSing
Large Village Hall, 10:45am - 11:30am
Baby Loves French (newborn, sitting & crawling babies)

Friday 19th October 2018, and every Friday in term time
Relax into the Weekend
Hurst Cricket Club, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Relaxation sessions. £5 per session or £25 for six weeks.

Sunday 21st October 2018
Messy Church
St.Nicholas Primary School, 11:00am
At a Messy Service we celebrate God in our community by listening to stories, making things, singing, praying, talking, eating and drinking. Suitable for everyone - adults and children alike!

Sunday 21st October 2018
C.A.M.E.O. (Come and meet each other)
Hurst Gospel Hall, 5:00pm
Time to chat, have tea, do some hymn singing and hear a Bible talk. Everyone very welcome.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Pilates
Large Village Hall, 9:30am - 10:30am
Mat based Pilates class run by a trained Osteopath. For more information contact Rebecca via Facebook

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Hurst Goju-ryu Karate Kids Club
Large Village Hall, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids Club for 5-14 year olds.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Pilates - adults intermediate
Hurst Cricket Club, 6:10pm - 7:10pm
Previous Pilates experience required for this class. For information / to book contact Anne: pilates@ntlworld.com or 0118 901 7784.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Games Night
The Green Man, 7:00pm
Lots of childhood favourite games. Free chips for players.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Pilates - adults mixed ability
Hurst Cricket Club, 7:20pm - 8:20pm
Safe, versatile & effective for all ages & fitness levels For information / to book contact Anne: pilates@ntlworld.com or 0118 901 7784.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Hurst Goju-ryu Karate Club
Large Village Hall, 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Learn to defend your self and get fit at the same time. Will also help to keep you supple. Adults 14+ years.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Bell Ringing Practice
St.Nicholas Church, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
All welcome from absolute beginners and all ages.

Monday 22nd October 2018, and every Monday
Pub Quiz
Wheelwrights Arms, 9:00pm

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, and every Tuesday
Over 50s Tai Chi
Large Village Hall, 9:30am - 10:30am
Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise, which uses a series of slow movements.

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, and every Tuesday
Over 50s Tai Chi, Advanced Class
Large Village Hall, 10:30am - 11:15am
Tai Chi is very good for helping with relaxation and stress-relief.

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, and every Tuesday
Bible Study and Prayer
Hurst Gospel Hall, 7:45pm
Come along to see what the Bible has to teach us.

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, and every Tuesday
Hurst Volleyball Club
Large Village Hall, 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Beginners always welcome.

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, and every Tuesday
Quiz Night
Jolly Farmer, 8:30pm

Wednesday 24th October 2018, and every Wednesday
Hurst Goju-ryu Karate Kids Club
Large Village Hall, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids Club for 5-14 year olds.

Wednesday 24th October 2018, and every Wednesday
Hurst Goju-ryu Karate Club
Large Village Hall, 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Learn to defend your self and get fit at the same time. Will also help to keep you supple. Adults 14+ years.

Thursday 25th October 2018
Drop-in sesssion for business and landowners
St.Nicholas Primary School, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Over the last few weeks, your local Parish Councillors and Members of the newly formed Neighbourhood Planning Working Group have been out and about in the Parish. We have held a series of drop-in sessions for Parishoners and invite you to our next one, specifically for landowners and businesses. Our aim is to bring you a progress update as we continue on our journey towards producing a neighbourhood plan for Hurst. If you would like to be involved or simply wish to discuss any issues / concerns / ideas you may have, then please come along to the drop-in session.

Thursday 25th October 2018, and every Thursday
Pilates - adults mixed ability
Hurst Cricket Club, 6:10pm - 7:10pm
Safe, versatile & effective for all ages & fitness levels. For information / to book contact Anne: pilates@ntlworld.com or 0118 901 7784.

Thursday 25th October 2018, and every Thursday
Yoga Classes
St.Nicholas Primary School, 7:00pm
Ladies and gents. All levels welcome. For information contact: katymeadsbeauty@gmail.com or 07761 591605.

Thursday 25th October 2018, and every Thursday
Pilates - adults mixed ability
Hurst Cricket Club, 7:20pm - 8:20pm
Safe, versatile & effective for all ages & fitness levels For information / to book contact Anne: pilates@ntlworld.com or 0118 901 7784.

Thursday 25th October 2018, and every Thursday
Hurst Morris People
Large Village Hall, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
HuMP welcomes anyone who'd like to have a go at dancing at their "Have a Go" sessions in September each year. Men and women are welcome. It's free of charge and you'll enjoy it. Details at www.hump.org.uk or ring Ian on 0118 926 8187.

Thursday 25th October 2018, and every Thursday
Pub Quiz
Elephant and Castle, 8:00pm
Bonus cash prize question. Finger food during the break.

Friday 26th October 2018
Presentation on Crossrail - The Elizabeth Line
St.Nicholas Primary School, 7:30pm
Construction of the Elizabeth line is now in its final stages. Testing of the new trains and infrastructure is underway and continues alongside the remaining fit-out of the stations. 41 stations from Reading and Heathrow to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the East. All of the permanent track has been installed and the new Elizabeth line trains are currently being tested using the line's new automatic train control system (ATCS), which operates in the central section of the route. Free entry.

Sunday 28th October 2018
Special Holy Communion Service
St.Nicholas Church, 11:00am
To welcome those children taking their First Communion

Sunday 28th October 2018
Refreshments
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:30am

Sunday 28th October 2018
Family Gospel
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:45am

Monday 29th October 2018, and every Monday in term time
Yoga Class
Committee Room, 9:15am - 11:15am
Small friendly class. Beginners welcome.

Monday 29th October 2018, and every Monday in term time
Coffee and Toddlers
Hurst Gospel Hall, 9:30am - 11:00am
Open to all to come in for coffee and those with toddlers to come and play

Monday 29th October 2018, and every Monday in term time
J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
Hurst Gospel Hall, 6:15pm
Lots of fun. Games, quizzes, Bible stories and prizes. For school age children.

Tuesday 30th October 2018, and every Tuesday in term time
Bootcamp with Matt Gorton
Hurst Cricket Club, 9:00am - 10:00am
£10 per session

Tuesday 30th October 2018, and every Tuesday in term time
Olivia Dance Academy
Large Village Hall, 4:15pm - 7:30pm
Tap and modern dance classes - see the website for details

Wednesday 31st October 2018
Light Party
Large Village Hall, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate light, not darkness, this Halloween and join St Nicholas Church for games, refreshments and crafts. Why not come dressed as your favourite super-hero? The event is for accompanied children aged 5-11. Entrance is free, donations are very welcome Please email to let us know you're planning to come so we have enough snacks and activities for everyone. Thank-you!
Contact: ele@thru-christ.org.uk

Events in November 2018

Saturday 3rd November 2018
RSPB walk
Dinton Pastures Country Park, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Join the Wokingham & Bracknell branch of the RSPB on a monthly walk around Dinton Pastures. Under 18s must be accompanied. Meet in main car park (parking £1). Adults £1 (proceeds to RSPB), accompanied children free.

Sunday 4th November 2018
Holy Communion
St.Nicholas Church, 11:00am
with Sunday Club for children

Sunday 4th November 2018
Refreshments
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:30am

Sunday 4th November 2018
Family Gospel
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:45am

Sunday 4th November 2018
Jazz at the Wheelies
Wheelwrights Arms, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Monday 5th November 2018
Hurst Parish Council Meeting
Committee Room, 7:30pm
Members of the public and press are cordially invited to the meeting

Wednesday 7th November 2018
Ladies Evening
Hurst Gospel Hall, 7:00pm
Some months we do a Bible study and other months a craft or listen to a talk.

Wednesday 7th November 2018
St Nicholas Singers
St.Nicholas Primary School, 7:45pm
An adult community choir. All welcome. £1 per head. No need to read music or have any previous experience.
Contact: Rosemary Wilkins - 0118 934 9723 - stnicholassingers@gmail.com

Sunday 11th November 2018
Friends of Lavell's Lake Bird Walk
Sandford Lane Car Park, 9:00am - 12 noon
Morning stroll around Lavell's Reserve. Meet Sandford Lane car park. Members free, non-members donation £1.

Sunday 11th November 2018
Remembrance Service
St.Nicholas Church, 10:45am
Remembrance Sunday, supported by the Royal British Legion, Scouting and Girlguiding. Armistice 100.

Sunday 11th November 2018
Holy Communion
St.Nicholas Church, 11:00am
with Sunday Club for children

Sunday 11th November 2018
Refreshments
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:30am

Sunday 11th November 2018
Family Gospel
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:45am

Sunday 18th November 2018
Holy Communion
St.Nicholas Church, 8:00am

Sunday 18th November 2018
Messy Church
St.Nicholas Primary School, 11:00am
At a Messy Service we celebrate God in our community by listening to stories, making things, singing, praying, talking, eating and drinking. Suitable for everyone - adults and children alike!

Sunday 18th November 2018
C.A.M.E.O. (Come and meet each other)
Hurst Gospel Hall, 5:00pm
Time to chat, have tea, do some hymn singing and hear a Bible talk. Everyone very welcome.

Wednesday 21st November 2018
St Nicholas Singers
St.Nicholas Primary School, 7:45pm
An adult community choir. All welcome. £1 per head. No need to read music or have any previous experience.
Contact: Rosemary Wilkins - 0118 934 9723 - stnicholassingers@gmail.com

Thursday 22nd November 2018
Christmas Shopping Morning for Cancer Research UK
Hurst Scout Headquarters, 9:00am - 11:30am
We will be serving refreshments in exchange for a donation for Cancer Research UK. There will also be a number of stalls to browse who will be donating a percentage of sales to the charity: jewellery, bags & accessories, cards & stationary and skincare products. Get ahead with some Christmas Shopping! For further information contact Vicky 07957 150543 or Becky 07809 148922

Sunday 25th November 2018
Holy Communion
St.Nicholas Church, 11:00am

Sunday 25th November 2018
Refreshments
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:30am

Sunday 25th November 2018
Family Gospel
Hurst Gospel Hall, 11:45am

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Further information about local groups, organisations and activities can be found in the information section on the Hurst Village Society's website which also includes numerous links to other local websites.