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Mossy Lea craft workshop

including knitting, crochet, sewing, felting, weaving, embroidery and kumihimo (Japanese braiding). All materials and support are provided but booking is essential and children must be accompanied by an adult. For further information or to book contact Andrea Gaskell on 07590 116912 or Carolyn Cross on 01257 423128.

THERE WILL be a Summer holiday craft workshop in Mossy Lea Village Hall for children aged 5 plus and adults with Mossy Lea Crafters. The event will take place on Friday 16th August and there will be two sessions from 10.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. or 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.. The cost is £3.00 per child (adults FREE) with any profit going to Cancer Research. Come along to try a new craft WHAT IS ‘Creative Writing’? Words on

Horwich writing group

Church Chatter...

Abram Parish All Saints Church Church News presents The Songs of Praise a 60s night performances recently

ON September 13th at Maypole Community Club and Sports Bar (formerly Abram Labour Club), Warrington Road, Wigan, there will be a 60s night, featuring T'Others, which is a five piece band. The night starts at 8.00 p.m. and will also include bingo, raffles and refreshments. For tickets please contact Jessica on 01942 866170 or email Kath at etcheskath@yahoo.co.uk

recorded at Blackburn Cathedral will be televised on September 1st 2013 and January 5th 2014. Details will be in the July issue of ‘The See’. The Junior Church sessions will restart on Sunday September 15th after the Summer break. However, there is still the family day to look forward to, weather permitting and this will be held on Sunday 21st July at Worden Park, Leyland.

a page? Self-expression? Therapy? In fact, it can be all three – but it is also much more. Creative Writing offers a dynamic approach through which to explore ideas using active imagination and brain storming, as well as developing other psychological tools useful for problem solving. CREATIVE MIND Writers Group has a weekly cost of just £3. In return you will find a stimulating environment where the aspiring and already published meet to write, share work and give feedback. The sessions encourage you to develop your ideas and turn them into poems or stories. You will also learn about different types of writing, such as flash fiction and writing for Kindle. Creative writing can also improve confidence and presentation skills, making you more attractive to the job market. At the CREATIVE MIND

St Anne’s Space Academy

LOCAL CHILDREN are set for a week of fun and games at St. Anne’s Shevington annual holiday club. The week will be full of 01257 400026 We will be meeting at games, crafts ,drama, Worden Park car park at music, video presentations 1.00 p.m. If the weather is and bible stories as the poor we will meet at in our children learn the story of Daniel. Church. There will be a guided walk The holiday club runs from across Morecambe Bay on August 12th - 16th at 10 Saturday July 31st, leaving 00am - 12noon in StAnne’s Arnside at 2.00 p.m. A Parish Centre and is open to coach has been booked for all children aged 5-11 years. transport from Appley Registration is on Friday Bridge and the return July 12th 9am- 12 noon, journey. Details are at the 3pm-6pm in the Parish back of the Church, Centre. together with a list for For more information signing and sponsorship contact Brenda Harrison on 01257 400084. forms. Any new from your church for our readers? contact us on info@courier-online.net, or find us on Facebook - Wigan Courier

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Writers Group in Horwich, within view of the stunning West Pennine Moors, tapping into your creativity may be a little easier: here creativity comes first! We want more people to take advantage of this terrific local resource. We meet on Thursdays, 10am – 12noon; at Bolton Arts Studios, Hampson Street (behind the Original Bay Horse Pub, Lee Lane), BL6 7JH. Contact: Michelle on 07846 286205/ creativemindwordpress@outlook.com. www.creativemindwriters.wordpress.co m

Forty-four members, together with 9 guests, attended and enjoyed a demonstration by Anne Foster from Colour Me Beautiful. The president was left wondering if orange was the flattering colour she had thought it was !! The group has gone from strength to strength since being set up in March of this year and now has a walking group and plans for a theatre/cinema group and a baking group in addition to a monthly speaker. Other activities are also planned. Standish WI meets on the second Thursday of each month at Ashfield House Hotel, starting at 7pm. Telephone Diana on 01257 404078 for STANDISH WI had a very successful meeting recently at its new and excellent further information or just come along on the night. venue, Ashfield House Hotel.

Standish Women's Institute

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