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Crafty Thursdays! “Spill the Beans”, the café at Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church, hosts regular craft workshops to bring like-minded people together and offer fun activities to the community. No need for any previous knowledge, our lovely teachers will show you everything, and you will go home with some beautiful hand-made craft! When: Thursday mornings, 10am-12pm Where: “Spill the Beans Café”, Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church, Banstead Road Costs: £5/person for the materials Please contact Kathrin at cafe@beechesbaptist.org to secure your space!

WALLINGTON & CARSHALTON STAMP CLUB Founded 1938. Meets at 2pm at The Guide Hall, Wallington Green, SM6 0TW on the Third Tuesday every month. We have a variety of speakers throughout the year. Visitors are welcome. For further information please contact Brian Asquith, on 020 8643 3926 or brianasquith@talktalk.net

Wallington Townswomen’s Guild

Wright’s Row, Wallington, SM6 0TW We meet on the first Tuesday in the month, 7:45pm to 9:45pm. Call 020 8647 7471 for further information. We have speakers, quiz nights and enjoy good company.

Sunday 5 January 2020

Jazz Carols with Dan Forshaw and his band All are welcome! Christmas with a twist for Twelfth Night; professional jazz musicians work their magic on the classic Christmas favourites. Come to sing carols as you have never sung them before and hear a jazzy Christmas message. You won’t forget this Christmas service! 6:30pm to 7:30pm Free event Trinity Church Sutton, Cheam Road, Sutton (opposite Sutton library) www.trinitychurchsutton.org.uk CARSHALTON DIABETES UK GROUP Next Daytime Meeting Talk about the Retinal Screening Programme. 2:30pm on Thursday 9 January 2020 at the Good Shepherd Church Hall, Queen Mary’s Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, SM5 4NP Next Evening Meeting Short AGM followed by a talk by Andy Usher, Team Leader of the Diabetes UK Helpline. 7.30pm on Thursday 16 January 2020 at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA. People living with Diabetes, their family members, carers, friends and those with an interest in finding out more about diabetes are all welcome. Further details at www.diabetesukcarshalton.org.uk and on Facebook in our Diabetes UK Carshalton Group or phone 07983 628071

SUTTON DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION Next Meeting: Wednesday 15 January 2020 at 8pm at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA Short AGM followed quickly by a talk by Peter Jarrett, Chair of the British Dyslexia Association’s Dyscalculia & Maths learning difficulties Committee. “Maths Difficulties with Dyslexia + Key Approaches to Working With Young People, both at school and at home”. Further details at www.suttondyslexia.org.uk or phone 07948 702491

Quiz Night - Thursday 27 February 2020 at 19:30 A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event The Friends of Honeywood Museum have teamed up with our neighbours at The Greyhound Hotel for a quiz and raffle night in the warm surroundings of the main bar - come and pitch your wits in the convivial atmosphere of the pub perfect for a cold February evening! Teams of 4/6, or come and make up a team! No individual questions!! Tickets £3 (no concessions). Please note, tickets are only available from The Friends of Honeywood Museum on 020 8642 4778

Thursday 26 March 19:30 A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event, The Old Rectory, Carshalton An illustrated talk by Sue Horne, author of “A Respectable Parsonage House”, a history of this Grade II listed building. Surprisingly, the house only functioned as a rectory for less than a third of its life. The occupants were not, as might be expected, all clergyman. Instead, they were a rich mixture of different people who either owned, lived in, or worked in the Old Rectory over the past 300 years. Tickets £5 (£4 Friends). Phone 020 8642 4778 to book.

MEALS ON WHEELS URGENTLY NEED drivers and escorts to deliver meals on wheels in the Sutton, Wallington and Carshalton areas, between 10:45am and 13:30pm. We are desperate for volunteers and any help you can give would be greatly appreciated. For more information, call 020 8647 2484. 1 Grove Cottage, Old Watercress Walk, Carshalton, SM5 3BD

PURLEY LITERARY SOCIETY We meet at 8pm in the hall of the Purley United Reformed Church, 906 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LN 28 January 2020 “The Cow That Changed History” Amanda Bryett Website www.purley-literary-society.com

Carshalton & Wallington Morning Townswomen’s Guild We meet on the second Wednesday each month. 10am 12noon. Everybody Welcome. Scout Hall, Woodcote Road, Wallington (Entrance between Cafe Nero and William Hill).

Beddington Evening Townswomen’s Guild Meet on the second Tuesday each month from 7:30 - 9:30pm at The Guide Hall, next to the Duke’s Head pub. Limited visitor cost at £2 per session and annual cost of £30 at present which includes 12 sessions. Business meetings, talks, raffles, tea and sales table at most of the evenings. Email: bjtwiggs@btinternet.com

VOLUNTEER MENTORS WANTED Could you be a local hero? MAPS is looking for volunteer mentors to support vulnerable young people in the borough. Why are you needed? MAPS have young people with complex lives facing difficult issues and they need your time and support. Could you be the role model/mentor they need? Do you have 1 to 2 hours a week where you could meet with a young person to listen and engage them? What are we looking for? We are looking for volunteers who have a positive attitude towards children and young people and a desire to help them achieve their full potential. Some one who is a positive role model. Patient, calm, a good listener and who is non-judgemental. Does this sound like you? If you would like to find out more or would like to become a volunteer mentor call 020 8661 5900 or email us maps@vcsutton.org.uk www.vcsutton.org.uk/maps Next training date: Saturday 25 January 2020

COMPANY CLUB welcomes lively over 45's to social events including theatre, cinema, meals out, quizzes, barbeques, walks etc. New members evening 1st Thursday of the month. Contact Linda 020 8668 1382 Glenn 020 8656 9007 Shirley 020 8651 5835


Time2Meet West Street Evangelical Church, West Street, Carshalton

For those 50+. Coffee, tea, biscuits and chat. No charge. Tuesdays 10 - 11:30am For more information: Jean 020 8669 0380 We look forward to welcoming all comers!


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