Thursday, 21 September 2017.

What’s On In and Around Aylesham – from Wed 6 September

6 September, 2017

This events list is compiled by Dover District Council. Don’t forget, our full list of regular events happening in the village can be seen on their own page at the Aylesham Garden Village website,  Weekly mother & baby, parent & toddler groups – which have now resumed after the summer holidays –  are included along with youth club and library activities

No liability accepted for errors and omissions.

Wednesday 6 September 1pm-2.30pm – Bechange, Ackholt Road. Little Green Fingers Gang aims to enable small children to explore the charity’s community garden and learn about the environment through play and fun activities. The club costs £1 for the first child and 50p for every sibling. Free refreshments will be provided. Please dress for the weather! If it is bad, then activities will move indoors. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Wednesday 6 September 7pm-8pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, non contact rugby for boys and girls aged 11 years or more. Organised by Snowdown CW Rugby Club, no experience is needed and all equipment will be provided, just bring a bottle of water to drink. Admission charge applies. These weekly sessions are a result of support from Premiership rugby club Harlequins.

Thursday 7 September 9am-11am – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, soft play coffee morning and adventure session for very young pre-school children and their carers. Refreshments available.  No booking required. Operates during term times only.

Friday 8 September 10am-12pm – Bechange, Aylesham Project, Ackholt Road. Benefits and housing advice drop in session. These are held twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays to offer advice about benefit entitlements, bidding for social housing and help completing forms. The sessions include health advice from an NHS advisor. Simply turn up on the day.

Saturday 9 September 12pm-2pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, Spinney Lane. Children’s Soccer Saturdays for kids under 16. Bring your mates and have a kick about on the 3G pitch. Price £2 each. More information from the centre on 01304 840661.

Monday 11 September 7pm-8pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, Spinney Lane, Beyond Limits Boot camp for the village. Fitness sessions for adults and children. More information about ticket prices available from the leisure centre.

Monday 11 September 7-8pm – Aylesham Community Project , Ackholt Road. High Intensity Interval Training with BH Dance. £5 on the door, no booking required and second class is free. HIIT workouts are based around the love of dance. The class is for all fitness levels and uses the latest functional training methods to get fast results. BH Dance with Abi is non-judgemental and supportive.

Tuesday 12 September – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. Youth club meetings led by Pie Factory Music in three sessions according to age group. 5-6.30pm – Junior session for children in school years four to seven. Activities include art and craft, music, games and table tennis. 7pm to 9pm – Senior session for young people in years eight to 13. Arts and crafts, music, games, table tennis, guidance and support. More information via www.piefactorymusic.com or call 01843 596777.

Tuesday 12 September 7-8pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, Spinney Lane. High Intensity Interval Training with BH Dance. Call to book, free for leisure centre members and £5 for non-members.

Tuesday 12 September 7-8pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, Spinney Lane. Snowdown Colliery RFC training session. Also on Thursday evenings. New players welcome. Please contact either Duncan on 07704 025345 or Tommy on 07989 679177 for more information. You can also follow the club via its Facebook page – Snowdown Colliery.

Wednesday 13 September 10.30am-12.30pm – Aylesham Welfare & Leisure Centre, Spinney Lane. Walking football session for over 50s. Non competitive, non contact football and work out.

Wednesday 13 September 10am – 12pm – St Peters Church, Dorman Avenue North, weekly arts & crafts group meeting. Cups of tea, a chance to chat as well as enjoy either painting, drawing, knitting or sewing. No experience needed, please just turn up and meet the friendly group, everyone welcome.

Thursday 14 September 7pm – Aylesham Parish Council holds its monthly meeting at the White House office in Dorman Avenue South. Residents are welcome to attend. Anybody wishing to speak about an agenda item is asked to first contact the parish office on 01304 840377 or email via ayleshamparishcouncil@btinternet.com

Saturday 16 September 10am – On the third Saturday of every month 10am to 12pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue North, coffee morning with home made cakes and a bits & bobs stall. All welcome. More information from 01304 840947 or visit www.ayleshambaptistfreechurch.co.uk

Saturday 23 September 12pm for fete and 5pm for procession – Aylesham Carnival and fete. Market Place will host numerous charity and club stands including the local Scouts organisation aiming to launch Beavers and Cubs in the village. More details about the day can be found here.

Among the regular events held in Aylesham are dance classes organised by KCs Dancers. The school is active six days a week. You can view its website for times, venues and prices here.

Details of regular group and club meetings in Aylesham can be viewed at the What’s On page at the Aylesham Garden village website

If your local group has any dates it would like to boost through this weekly listing, please get in touch with DDC PR & Communications Officer Nick Evans via nick.evans@dover.gov.uk

Don’t forget – you can also keep up with the latest news via the website www.ayleshamgardenvillage.co.uk or the Twitter feed @Ayleshamgarden

Weekly mother & baby, parent & toddler groups – please let us know if days and times have changed via nick.evans@dover.gov.uk

  • Mondays – St Peter’s Church 9am to 11am Sunbeams parent & toddler group
  • Tuesdays – Baptist Church, between 10am and 11.30am
  • Wednesdays – Baptist Church, between 9.30am and 11.30am – when a health visitor will be attending.
  • Fridays – Baptist Church, between 9am and 11am
  • Fridays 9.45am – Aylesham Library, Ackholt Road (on Aylesham Project site) holds Big Talk Small Play for parents, carers and pre-school children. Volunteers needed to help, please! Contact Lynne Steward at the library on 03000 413131 if you can help.