Heritage Open Day at Ashcroft Church, Cirencester

Heritage Open Day Saturday 9th September

Ashcroft Church, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester

The day was well attended and had stalls run by many of the groups that use Ashcroft Church including:-

Cirencester Signpost  Monday evenings

The Work Club run by Andy Rickell on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays  

Squeals on Wheels meets on Tuesdays 10-11.30 during term times. This gives an opportunity for children aged 0-4 years to look at books, do some crafts and sing songs accompanied by instruments. Mothers and carers are there to supervise the children whilst having a chat with their friends. 

Ashcroft Ladies  is a group of  some 30 regular members although most are from Ashcroft Church congregation anyone is welcome  to join.  Meetings are held on Tuesdays in term time is usually from 7:45 PM to 10 PM members contribute £1.50.  They enjoy speakers on a variety of subjects sometimes challenging sometimes relaxing. All evenings end with refreshments. Just come along on a Tuesday evening from 7.45pm  

The Women's Fellowship group meets on Wednesday afternoons between 2.30 and 3.45pm  when after a hymn and a prayer a guest speaker gives a short talk on a variety of subjects.  This is followed by a chance for a cup of tea and a chat.  The group welcome many ladies who do not usually attend Ashcroft Church  

Craft Group Thursday mornings from 10am to 12pm  a chance to have a go at painting, card making, origami and various other activities  

Chop & Chat is a group held on Thursday afternoons from 12.30 to 2.30 where the Group is shown how to prepare a meal and then prepares and cooks it to take home and enjoy. 

Cirencester Language Cafe on Friday mornings where you can practice languages that you know or learn new ones  there's a small charge for hot drinks and biscuits  

ARK (Ashcroft Road Kids) meets Friday evenings from 6.30 to 8 and provides an opportunity to play computer games, snooker, table football and participate in arts and craft activities , sweets and drinks can be purchased at the tuck shop, and it is an opportunity to learn more about Christianity  


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Such a varied week full of things to do. I bet the Morris Dancers sounded good.

Jigsaw piece replied 1 year ago

Fantastic to hear about so many different groups. Thanks for sharing!!

Katie Elliott replied 1 year ago

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