Whats On? Middle Rasen Community Diary


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A Community Diary Middle Rasen Area 2018

Middle Rasen and area including the Tofts, Barkwith, Hainton, Sixhills, Torringtons & South Willingham

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For the Month

Tuesday 1 st October – West Rasen Heritage Centre meeting, 7.30pm, Staff member from Nat West Bank, Scunthorpe

Saturday 5 th October – West Rasen Heritage Centre Coffee Morning, 10 – 12 noon

Tuesday 8 th October – Faldingworth WI, Memorial Hall, 7.30pm, ‘Womens Singstitute'

Tuesday 8 th October – Reel Issues, ‘Lord of the Flies', South Willingham Parish Hall, 7pm

Thursday 10 th October – Middle Rasen & District Horticultural Society open meeting, Middle Rasen Church Hall, 7.30pm, £5 including supper

Friday 11 th October – South Willingham Harvest Supper, Parish Hall, 7.00pm

Saturday 12 th October – Coffee Morning, Middle Rasen Methodist Chapel, 10am

Saturday 12 th October – Newtoft Village Hall Open Afternoon, 1 – 4.00pm

Wednesday 23 rd October – Rase WI Annual meal

Saturday 26 th October – Newtoft bulb plannting starting on Arligton Rd at 11am

Friday 1 st November – Faldingworth School Race Night, White Hart Pub, Lissington

Saturday 2 nd November – Cameo Crafts Christmas Tabletop sale, 10.30am – 3pm

Saturday 2 nd November – Faldingworth School Big Brunch, 10am – 12 noon

Saturday 2 nd November – West Rasen Heritage Centre Coffee Morning, 10am

Sunday 3 rd November – Joint Memorial Service – Middle Rasen parish Church, 6pm

Monday 4 th November – Middle Rasen Book Club, Advocate Arms, 4.00pm

Tuesday 5 th November – West Rasen Heritage Centre meeting, 7.30pm

Tuesday 5 th November – Market Rasen Roundtable Bonfire night, Market Rasen Racecourse, gates open at 5pm, bonfire lit at 6pm, fireworks 6.45pm, £5 & £3

Friday 8 th November – St Andrews Hospice quiz, Middle Rasen Church Hall, 7pm, £6 per person, including refreshments.

Saturday 9 th November – Coffee Morning, Middle Rasen Methodist Church, 10am

Saturday 9 th November – Little Jesters Big Bake Off, Toft Newton Village Hall, 10am

Tuesday 12 th November – Reel Issues showing East of Eden 7pm, South Willingham Parish Hall

Tuesday 12 th November – Faldingworth WI, Memorial Hall, 7.15pm

Wednesday 13 th November – South Willingham Parish Council meeting, 6.50pm, Parish Hall

Thursday 14 th November – Middle Rasen Horticultural Society Meeting, Middle Rasen Church Hall, 7.30pm £1

Sunday 17 th November – Parish of Barkwith Annual Quiz, Heneage Arms, 6.30pm

Tuesday 19 th November – Middle Rasen Nursery & Pre-school AGM

Saturday 30 th November – Caistor & District male voice choir in concert, Middle Rasen Methodist Church, 7pm, £5

Saturday 30 th November – Newtoft Christmas Gift & Craft Fair – Toft Newton Village Hall, 3 – 6pm

Thursday 5 th December – Middle Rasen Ladies & Coffee, cake & chat Groups Christmas Lunch 12 – 12.30, Market Rasen Golf Club, 12 – 12.30

Regular Fixtures

Guides .... Middle Rasen Village Hall .... every Monday ........Contact: Linda White 0776591525 or Sharon White 07534112324 or by email

Brownies .... Middle Rasen Church Hall ..... every Monday..... Contact: Tricia Neale 849412.

Rainbows .... Middle Rasen Village Hall ......every Monday.......Contact: Karen Gramson 842619

Ranger Guides .... Middle Rasen Village Hall .... fortnightly on Mondays .......Contact: Jeannette Reilly 07961 970579.

Parish Council ...... Middle Rasen Church Hall.... 3rd Tuesday @ 7.30 pm (Public Forum 7.20 pm for 10 mins) tel 07960 411602 email

Carry On singing Group meet on 1st and 3rd Wednesday in Middle Rasen Church Hall, 1.30 – 3.30pm Everyone Welcome!

Hobby Club, normally meets the 4th Friday 7-9pm in the Middle Rasen Chuch Hall. Last session 28th June then its the summer break

Middle Rasen Toddlers meets every Friday in term time in Middle Rasen Church Hall from 9.30am

Coffee, Cake and Chat meet again in January at Middle Rasen Methodist Chapel, 10am

Camera Club meets once a month on 2nd Wednesday @ 2.30 pm in the Middle Rasen Village Hall

Himalayan Yoga meets every Wednesday in Middle Rasen Village Hall at 10.30am

Short Mat Bowling – Mondays 1.30 – 4.30pm and Thursdays 7 – 9.30pm, Middle Rasen Village Hall. All Welcome!

Middle Rasen Book Club contact Heather Moore for dates on 01673 880169.

Toft Newton Craft Night – Ist and 3rd Tuesday with occasional guest crafters! 7.15 – 9.15pm. New Crafters welcome!

Toft Tots meet every Thursday at Toft Newton Community Centre from 9.15 – 11

Faldingworth Indoor Bowls – Thursdays, Faldingworth Memorial Hall, 2 – 4pm

Women's Own' – Wednesdays, held in Middle Rasen Methodist Chapel, 2.30pm

Middle Rasen Chapel Guild Meetings – Wednesdays 6 th March, 13 th March, 20 th March – AGM. Guild then resumes again in October.

Middle Rasen Coffee, Cake & Chat – 1st and 3rd Thursday , 10am, Middle Rasen Methodist School Room

Faldingworth Coffee & Chat – Wednesdays, Faldingworth Memorial Hall, 10 – 11.30am

Pilates – Thursdays, Toft Newton Village Hall, 7pm Contact Pat on 885356 for more information.

Table Tennis – Fridays, Faldingworth Memorial Hall, 7.30 – 9.30pm

Informal Short Tennis – Wednesdays, Faldingworth Memorial Hall, 6 - 7pm

Groups listed below may require better or updated information.

Middle Rasen


Local History Group (U3A) Tuesday 9.30am to 12noon Middle Church Hall Takes a short break in summer.

Women's Own every Wednesday afternoon 2.30 pm at Middle Methodist Church , all welcome, Contact: Alice Surfleet 843256 for more information

Games Afternoon - TBA 4th Wednesday (Autumn and Winter) 1.30 - 3.30 pm at Middle Rasen Church Hall. Ring Elaine 844222 for more information. .

The Guild every Wednesday evening October to March, from 7.30 pm at Middle Rasen Methodist Church. Contact Ann Naylor 844645

Camera Club 2nd Wednesday 7.30 pm at Village Hall, new members welcome Contact: Ray Halstead 842142 for more information.

Middle Rasen W I 4th Wednesday at Village Hall 7.30 pm Contact: Rosie Dawson 842713 for more information.

Tai Chi every Wednesday 10.30 am Village Hall.

Middle Rasen & District Horticultural Society for more information please Contact May Bennett 01673 843206.

Drama Group (U3A members) Thursday afternoon. Contact Gail Dennis 01673 843575.

Mother & Toddler Group Friday Mornings (term time) Church Hall 9.30 am to 11.30 am contact Rachel Eckersley 01673 849981.

Outdoor bowls starts April - September.....Enquiries and entries to Ann Veal 01673 842581 orwgveal@globalnet.co.uk and Rich Wright 01673 88545 or richmondwright@msn.com

Middle Rasen Nursery Monday - Friday 7,30 am to 5 pm. For more information Contact: Sam Bryan 844111.

Middle Rasen & District Horticultural Society have a full years programmme. For details contact May Bennett 843206 or email maybennett@hotmail.co.uk


Pilates every Monday 7-8pm at Memorial Hall. Contact Rebecca Downes 01673 878433.

Faldingworth W I meet 2nd Tuesday (changing to 2nd Tuesday from May onwards) at Faldingworth Memorial Hall, Contact: Christine Waite 885249 for more information.

Friendship Club meet 3rd Wednesday 2 - 4 pm at Memorial Hall, all welcome, Contact: Sylvia Hall 885776 for more information.

Coffee morning & Post Office every Wednesday at Memorial Hall 10-11.30.

Indoor Bowls Club every Thursday at the Memorial Hall 2 pm to 4pm £ 1.50 Contact: Laurie 885563 for more information

Bee Crafty craft group 2nd & 4th Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm Memorial Hall all welcome, adults £ 2 children £ 1.

Book Club meets monthly, for more information ring Ann 880188.


Christian Discussion nights Monday evenings from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm at Newtoft Clubhouse.

Toft Tots meet every Thursday at Toft Newton Community Centre from 9.15 – 11am

Parent, Toddler & Baby group meet 1st and 3rd Monday each month 10 am to 11.30 am Welton Children's Centre.

Parish Council meets alternate months, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, meeting in May, July and September at Newtoft Clubhouse 6 pm.

Terriers Football Training Tuesday evenings see website for more information.

Guitar Sessions some Tuesday evenings 8 pm in Newtoft Clubhouse. Contact: Doug Orr for more information. 885573.

Youth Club on every alternate Wednesdays for more information contact Kirsty Rand 885531.

Family Bingo once a month (food prizes) contact Bridget Carpenter 885733.


West Rasen Heritage Centre & Village Hall group meets 1st Tuesday 7.30 pm, general enquiries Liz Margrave on 844047.

Coffee Morning 1st Saturday at the Heritage Centre from 10 am to 12 noon .


Pre School at Donington on Bain Village Hall every weekday morning during school terms from 9.30am to noon with option of staying for lunch. For more information contact Sarah Jane on 07816954135.


Book Club meets every 4 weeks, Tuesday evening Cross Roads Inn 7.30 pm. Cost £ 2 For more information contact Blue on 0781 0511012.

Parish Council meets on 3rd Thursday at 8pm.

East Barkwith Wl meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Barkwith and District Gardeners Takes a summer break from May to August meetings start on 4th Friday in September. An all day Spring Show 11th April 2015 and a Late Summer Evening Show 28th August 2015. For summer trips please ring Les Robinson on 857063 to book seats or put your name on the waiting list as they are very popular.

Mothers and Toddlers on Friday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.20pm.

Card Makers Circle 2nd and 4th Fridays from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm meet in the summer meet in Wragby Methodist Chapel Schoolroom.


South Willingham Dance Group meets on Wednesday 7 th November and Wednesday 21 st November in South Willingham Parish Hall at 7pm  

South Willingham Coffee Mornings held in Parish Hall on Wednesday 7 th November and Wednesday 21 st November

Art Group meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Reel Issues film night breaks for the summer May to August back in September.

Coffee and Chat Parish Hall on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 10.30am to 12noon.

History Group meets last Thursday of the month in the Parish Hall at 7.30pm.