What's on in Oswestry - September 2017

There's lots happening in Oswestry this month. See just a few of the events taking place around the town. 

1 & 2 September

CONTINENTAL MARKET

Annual visit to Oswestry with stalls selling a wide variety of interesting produce and crafts within the town centre.

9am-4pm

01691 680222

 

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 September

BEGINNERS’ DRAWING

Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry

Learn basic skills for techniques in pencil drawing in this weekly drop-in session

Fridays, 11am-12:30pm

£8 per week

For further details contact 01691 656882

 

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 September

COFFEE AND CHAOS

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Under-5s and their carers meet every Friday for play and chat.

9am-11.15am

01691 671167

 

1, 4, 8,11,15,18, 22, 25 & 29 September

FAMILY AND LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

Oswestry Library, Arthur St, Oswestry

Family and Local History Group drop-in sessions for help with your family and local history enquiries

Mondays 10am-12pm and Fridays 1.30pm -4pm

01691 677388

 

 

1 September

‘MEDGEL – PORTRAIT OF A WITCH’

Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre, Church Terrace, SY11 2TE

Anne Marie Lagram makes her living from her two passions- art and folklore, her subtle work in oils and ceramics call on historical allegories and present day life as a means of learning about keeping safe, living good lives and exploring explanations for things beyond our control.

Open Mon-Sat 10am-4.30pm, free entry

01691 662753

 

3 September

OPEN DAY – CAMBRIAN EMPORIUM & COLLECTABLES

Cambrian Works, Gobowen Road, Oswestry

10am – 4pm

Vintage Vocalist Sarah Raymond and local singer Kirsty Bright.

Raising funds for RAF Benevolent fund and Hope House Hospice

Free wine, Outdoor stalls.

To book a stall call 01691 652257/ 07837 245769

 

3 September

CAR BOOT SALE

Whittington Castle, Whittington, Near Oswestry

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

 

1 September

 

'Medgel - portrait of a witch'

 

Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre, Church Terrace, SY11 2TE

Anne Marie Lagram makes her living from her two passions- art and folklore, her subtle work in oils and ceramics call on historical allegories and present day life as a means of learning about keeping safe, living good lives and exploring explanations for things beyond our control.

open Mon-Sat 10am till 4.30pm, Free entry

01691 662753

Tuesday Sept 5th, 7.30pm - The Hippopotamus (15)



This hilarious adaptation of Stephen Fry's acclaimed novel, stars Roger Allam as a washed-up poet retreating to an old friend’s country estate to investigate a series of 'miracles'.

Kinokulture Cinema, Oswestry. www.oswestryfilmsociety.com for info.

 

5, 12, 19, 26 September

JOYFUL NOISE CHOIR

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Weekly Tuesday evening practice session for the Oswestry Community Gospel Choir – Joyful Noise.

7pm-8.30pm.   For details contact 01691 680222

 

 

5 September

THE HIPPOPOTAMUS (15)

Kinokulture Cinema,Oswestry

This hilarious adaptation of Stephen Fry's acclaimed novel, stars Roger Allam as a washed-up poet retreating to an old friend’s country estate to investigate a series of 'miracles'.

7.30PM

Tickets & information www.oswestryfilmsociety.com

 

5 September

3 June–1 July

BORDERLAND VISUAL ARTS

Willow Gallery, Oswestry

Exhibition highlighting the work and skills of a group of artists who live locally. A diversity of works includes abstracts, florals, landscapes, still life, graphics, sculpture, photography…

Free admission Mon-Sat 9.30am–5pm; (MEET THE ARTISTS Sat 3 June between 2 & 4pm); For more information: 01691 657575 or email info@willowgalleryoswestry.org

PANT LUNCH

Cross Guns Inn, Pant

Main course and a cup of tea or coffee for £5.

An informal way to meet up with other people, without having to join or become a member of a formal club. Everyone is invited to come along.

12.30pm – 3pm.

 

 

6 September

HEARING AID CLINIC RUN BY NHS VOLUNTEERS

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

Free drop-in event.

10am–12pm.

01691 677388

 

 

7 September

CAMEO – OVER 60’S GROUP

Whole Life Christian Centre, Cabin Lane Church, Oswestry

Join Cameo for tea, coffee, cakes and conversation on the first Thursday of every month.

2pm

01691 671167

 

8 September

CHARITY MARKET

Working closely with community supporters The Qube, Oswestry Markets’ hosts a charity market on the Bailey Head aimed at raising important funds and awareness for a wide number of local charities. 

9am-3pm

01691 680222

 

 

8 September

AMSER I WRANDO

Dewch I wrando ar hanesion difyr ‘Telynores Maldwyn’ Nansi Richards. 

Time to Listen in Welsh. Free drop-in event

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

Free drop-in event.

2pm – 3pm

01691 677388

 

9 & 10 September

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

National initiative to open as many historical places as possible to the public for free. Oswestry has a wide number of interesting activities including archaeological digs, St Oswald’s tower, market activities, the Town Museum and the Park Hall trenches. Go to www.oswestrytownmusuem.co.uk for further details

 

9 September

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS WEEKEND - Hand in date for Big Summer Read.

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

01691 677388

 

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10 September

HERITAGE OPEN DAY TOURS & LIVING HISTORY DAY WITH WHITTINGTON GUILD

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

 

10 September

MIDLANDS BREAKFAST CLUB

British Ironwork Centre, Near Oswestry

The Midland's breakfast club is a wonderful event. Drivers from all over the midlands will arrive in dramatic style at the British Ironwork Centre. This is a free entry event and everyone is welcome to join, but don’t forget your camera!

9am

01691 610952

 

 

12 September

ADVERTIZING NATURE - talk by local author and one time nature correspondent for the Oswestry Advertizer, Vicky Turrell.  A Learning at Lunchtime event.  £3 please book with library staff.

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

01691 677388

 

15 September (start of 6-week course)

TAI CHI

Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry

Combines deep breathing and relaxation with gentle flowing movements.

10.30am-11.30am or 11.45am-12.45pm

£55

For further details contact 01691 656882

 

 

15 & 29 September

‘WOW’ WORDS ‘N’ PICS OPEN WRITERS

Creative writing – beginners and all abilities welcome.  Meeting fortnightly.

Interactive workshops and full support,

New venue - Community Room, Llwyn Fields, (off Llwyn Rd) Oswestry, SY11 1HG - with flat access, disabled facilities and kitchen available. Come along and have fun with writing!

1.30pm– 3.30pm

For more information contact Jan on 07702 165717 or email janhedger7@googlemail.com

 

 

15, 22, 29 September & 6 October

DISCOVER THE ART OF EMBROIDERY

A four-week course for beginners and improvers. £40.

Please book with library staff

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

10am -12.30pm

01691 677388

 

 

 

17 September

THE HOUSE OF THE BLACKSTAR – LIVING HISTORY DAY

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

 

 

19 September

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (12A)

Kinokulture Cinema,Oswestry. – 7;30PM

This true story of Warsaw zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski will amaze and inspire. Putting themselves at great danger, the couple used their zoo to hide hundreds of Jews during 1939. Starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl.

Tickets & information www.oswestryfilmsociety.com

 

20 September - 1 October

WREXHAM ART GROUP EXHIBITION

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

20 September

PIMP YOUR PITCH!

Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry

Improve business networking skills and presentation confidence in this inspirational, interactive session.

10am-1pm

£40

For further details contact 01691 656882

 

 

24 September

OSWESTRY COMMUNITY GAMES

Large annual event held in Cae Glas Park giving everyone the chance to try a number of sports for free including tennis, football, archery, martial arts, hockey, rugby

10am-3pm

01691 680222

 

24 September

CAR BOOT SALE

Whittington Castle, Whittington Near Oswestry

No caterers

For more information visit:

www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk or call 01691 662500

 

 

26 September

‘FLOCKS OF WORDS’

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

A blend of music and poetry by award-winning acoustic trio Whalebone and poet and author Kate Innes.   A Learning at Lunchtime event. £3. please book with library staff.

01691 677388

 

 

 

27 September
DISABILITY OSWESTRY MEETING

DO - as in 'We can do'.

Hope Church, Laburnum Drive, Oswestry, SY11 2QR
Sylvia Jones from Leonard Cheshire Disability will be talking about their work. This year is the centenary of Leonard Cheshire’s birth, so Sylvia will be talking about the foundation and growth of this organisation, and how they support people to live independent lives. There will also be coffee and cake, and a networking opportunity for everybody supporting people with any kind of disability. Absolutely everybody is welcome.

10.30am-12pm
E-mail:
disabilityoswestry161@gmail.com
Tel: 01691 680382

 27th September
DISABILITY OSWESTRY MEETING

DO - as in 'We can do'.

Hope Church, Laburnum Drive, Oswestry, SY11 2QR. 10.30 - 12.00 am.
Sylvia Jones from Leonard Cheshire Disability will be talking about their work. This year is the centenary of Leonard Cheshire’s birth, so Sylvia will be talking about the foundation and growth of this organisation, and how they support people to live independent lives. There will also be coffee and cake, and a networking opportunity for everybody supporting people with any kind of disability. Absolutely everybody is welcome.
E-mail:
disabilityoswestry161@gmail.com
Tel: 01691 680382

 

 

27 September

KNIT FOR LIFE

Oswestry Library, Arthur St

Come along and knit with this local charity that support direct-aid distributions to many countries around the world.  Free drop-in event.

1.30pm-3pm

More information available about the charity at www.knitforllife.co.uk

01691 677388

 

 

29 September

ARTISAN MARKET

Bailey Street and Bailey Head

A collection of quality local craft and food producers held in Bailey Street and the Bailey Head.  9am-3pm.

01691 680222

 

 Courtesty of Oswestry Life