What's On in January 2019

January 5

• Wells Men’s Breakfast meeting, Connect Centre, 8am. Full English breakfast, good company and a talk by Dave Cottle on bats. £9. All men welcome. For further details, contact Pablo Foster on 01749 677443.

January 6

• Irish Set Dancing, Dinder Village Hall, BA5 3PF. Workshop 11am-1pm, £3; bring and share lunch 1pm-2pm; Ceili 2pm-5pm, £3. For more details call 01458 210051.

January 7

• Wells U3A Singing for Pleasure Group will meet in the Seager Hall, Union Street, at 2.30pm. All U3A members welcome.

January 8

• Wells Railway Fraternity meeting, Wells Town Hall, 7.30pm. Railways in New Zealand, Chris Challis, followed by The Bristolian, Roy Kethro. Non-members £4. More details: Andrew Tucker, 01749 830695.

• Wells Floral Art Club presents a demonstration by Nicky Heal, a talented young demonstrator from Taunton. His title is Spring Inspirations. St Thomas’ Church Hall, Wells, 2.15pm.

January 9

• Action on Hearing Loss five-minute free hearing check, Wells Library, 9.30am-12.30pm.

• Health Walk in and around Wells, meet Pickwicks Cafe 11am, with Ruth/John. 60-90 minutes.

January 11

• Toe Jam Roller Disco, Wells Sports Centre, Charter Way, 6.30pm-8pm. Skates/kit provided, £5, or bring your own. All ages and abilities welcome.

January 12

• Coffee Morning, Wells Methodist Church, 10am-noon, in aid of church funds. Cake stall etc. All welcome.

• Wells SOUP, four local charities pitch for and share £700 at Wells SOUP! lunch’s new, bigger venue, the Connect Centre, Chamberlain Street/Portway junction, Wells, 1pm-2pm. Call 07715 770454 for details.

January 16

• Wells Board Game Group, Cheese Yard Cafe, West Horrington, 7pm-9.30pm.

January 19

• The Wonder of God Children’s Festival, Wells Cathedral, 10.30am-3pm. Fun day for 4- to 11-year-olds with lots of activities. Places need to be pre-booked at Eventbrite at £1.90 per person. For queries contact Jessica Witchell via education@wellscathedral.uk.net.

• Concert by Croscombe Village Orchestra, conductor Anthony Bevan, Croscombe Village Hall, 7pm. Haydon: Symphony no.11 “Military”; Vaughan Williams: Suite for viola and orchestra, soloist Peter Sackett; Elgar: The Wand of Youth. Adults £5, children £1 (refreshments included).

January 21

• Wells U3A Singing for Pleasure Group will meet in the Seager Hall, Union Street, at 2.30pm. All U3A members welcome.

• Talking Film with art historian Joanna Cobb, Wells Film Centre. Talk before screening of film Mary Queen of Scots, 7pm onwards. Book at film centre.

January 23

• Health Walk in and around Wells, meet Pickwicks Cafe 11am, with Ruth/John. 60-90 minutes.

January 26

• Wake Up Wells Community Day, Wells Cathedral and Wells & Mendip Museum, 10am-4pm. Lantern Parade from The Bishop’s Barn, 6pm.

• Antiques, Crafts & Collectors Market, Wells Town Hall, 10am-4pm. Admission free.

January 27

• Gorgons Carnival Club AGM, Britannia Inn, Bath Road, 7pm.

January 30

• Wells Board Game Group, Cheese Yard Cafe, West Horrington, 7pm-9.30pm.

Picture: Toe Jam Roller Disco, Wells Sports Centre, January 11