Friends of the Black Country Living Museum - The Friends of the Museum are a voluntary organisation providing the opportunity for people to support the aims of the Museum, which are to preserve material relating to the story of the Black Country and to communicate that story to the widest possible audience. Originally set up in 1970 as a group to help establish the Museum, the Friends hold regular social meetings with talks on a wide range of subjects. Membership is open to all www.bclmfriends.org.uk
The Y Project is a new charitable organization that helps disabled and disadvantaged young people on the road to independence and employment.
The project runs from a cafe which is a social enterprise providing work experience and enterprise opportunities to these young people. The cafe is Silver End Cafe, Brettell Lane Industrial Estate, Brettell Lane, Brierley Hill (Behind the Crown Pub)
The cafe is open all week including Saturdays and is now offering OAP meals on a Monday and Wednesday afternoon.
is a volunteer led association of like minded people who care for Stourbridge,
and who don’t wish to watch it disappear under a growing layer bottles,
cans and fast food packaging. The group hopes to work with the people
of Stourbridge to keep on top of this mess, and even work to prevent the
build up of mess in the first instance. so if you would like to help please
visit the Tidy
Disability Swimming Squad - The WMDSS is a charity that enables disabled
swimmers to reach their potential and helps members compete at regional,
national and international level. It has also had Paralympic success,
bringing gold medals back to the West midlands. It offers a friendly training
environment for young disabled swimmers and recieves no national funding,
they have to raise their own funding. www.wmdss.org.uk
Chairman: Kevin O'Connor M: 07890 552082 Email: email@example.com
by Side is an independent theatre company giving learning disabled actors,
who have trained in performing arts, the opportunity to work as actors
and dancers in a professionally run group. All
of the side by side production team are experienced theatre practitioners,
they, along with all our supporters, give their time voluntarily. www.sidebysidetheatrecompanystourbridge.co.uk
Producer and artistic director: Susan Wallin Tel: 01384 395350 Email:
Community Project: Working 4 Autism
Do you have
Able autism or Asperger Syndrome? Are you 16 and left school? Want to
make friends, chat and have fun?
Then this is your meeting place! Every Wednesday morning, 10:30 - 12:30
at the Coach House, Rectory Road, Oldswinford. Arts and Drama Workshops
- ARTICULATE, lottery funded for adolescents or adults with Able Autism
or Asperger Syndrome. Must be 16+ and left school Held on Friday afternoons
2:00 - 4:00pm at the Coach House. Interested?
Contact Chris Morgan, Project Manager, 01384 376796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
& District Friends of the Earth are a new local branch of the UK’s
most influential environmental campaigning organisation. Local Friends
of the Earth groups highlight environmental problems and suggest sensible
solutions to local decision makers. This is an enormously powerful way
to make change happen. http://www.foe.co.uk/groups/dudley/
Also on Twitter: www.twitter.com/DudleyFoE
Hill-Jones Trust was founded in 2008 to raise money in memory of Sophie,
who we tragically lost after a car accident. Since then we
have raised thousands of pounds for charities in the UK including the
Air Ambulance, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, NSPCC, Promise Dreams, Make
a Wish, Sunfield's and other childrens and health care charities.
Stourbridge Branch - Like every other RSPCA branch in England and Wales,
the Stourbridge and District Branch is a separate registered charity
to the National RSPCA. We are totally self-funding, which means that
all the money we spend on rescuing cats, dogs and other small animals
within the Stourbridge area, must be raised by us in the Stourbridge
area. To find out how you can help please visit the RSPCA
Stourbridge and District website
Photographic Society would like to welcome you to our
web site and hope that you enjoy what you find. We
are a long established society that meets on Thursday evenings at 7.45
pm at the Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge. We have a friendly and helpful
membership with knowledge of both traditional and digital photographic
Stourbridge Photographic Society website
We are affiliated to 2nd Battalion, Mercian Regiment. We are keen to recruit
cadets, male and female, 12 - 18 years old. Uniform is provided free of
charge. We are also looking to recruit adult instructors aged 18 and over.
We parade Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-30 to 9-30. at the TA Centre, Swinford
Road, Old Swinford, Stourbridge.
& Brierley Hill Round Table
it about time that you found yourself another release valve and found
some new & exciting ways of having fun? Everything you do in Round
table brings enjoyment, most of all its always fun! We meet a couple of
times a month and get involved in all manner of social and fundraising
activities. The things that you can do are varied: paint balling, sailing,
formal dinners, parties, BBQ's, camping, a day at the races, hot air ballooning
or even international visits, we even collect money with Santa around
the streets of Stourbridge and Brierley Hill at Christmas time! Your only
limit is your imagination. For further info contact Andrew Bullingham
01384 441005 or visit www.stourbridgeandbrierleyhillroundtable.org.uk/
& District Ladies Circle
Girls, come and join the NEW Stourbridge & District Ladies Circle.
If you are aged 18-45 then spread your wings and try us out. We meet twice
a month and get involved in all manner of social and fundraising activities.
Socials could include: theatres trips, ice skating, rock climbing, weekends
away or just a simple curry with the girls. Past fundraisers have included
quiz nights, race nights, black tie balls, raffles, sponsored events,
collecting with the Round Table Santa rounds the streets of Stourbridge
- Fun, Friendship & Fundraising. For further info contact Vicky Perry
on 07921 913387 or visit www.stourbridgeladiescircle.co.uk
Choral and Orchestral Society - The Society is an amateur society giving
performances of choral and orchestral music. It was founded in 1884, and
is one of the oldest choral and orchestral societies in England.
The township council was formed in 1979 to act as a watchdog group for
the people of Stourbridge.
Click here for more information about Stourbridge Township Council
District Scout Association
Songsters Male Voice Choir
The Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir is based in the Borough of Dudley,
and our rehearsal home is Kingswinford Methodist Church. 2007 is our 50th
Anniversary Year. Website: www.gsmvc.org.uk
Hill Charitable Trust donates ten per cent of net profits to local chairites
and worthy causes. If you run a local charity and wish to be considered
then please apply in writing to the Geoff Hill Charitable Trust, 7 High
Street, Amblecote, Stourbridge DY8 4DE
The Stourbridge Institute
Snooker, badminton, bridge, chess & darts - Bar,
lounge & restaurant Click
here for more information. Find us!
Morris are a Cotswold Morris team based in Stourbridge in the West
Midlands and are available to perform at just about any event (that takes
our fancy) for a small fee.
AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY has been producing operettas and, more recently,
modern musicals in the Stourbridge area since 1909. It has a youthful
and energetic membership and employs a professional production team for
the shows it performs at the Town Hall Theatre at the end of October each
year. It is a registered charity (No. 511436) and donates the proceeds
from its shows to local charities. Web-site:www.stourbridge-operatic.co.uk
Midlands Lupus - Supporting Lupus patients in the counties of West
Midlands, Warwick, Stafford, Hereford, Worcester and Shropshire
Childbirth Trust is the largest and best known childbirth and parenting
charity in Europe. It wants all parents to have an experience of pregnancy,
birth and parenthood that enriches their lives and gives them confidence
in being a member. Stourbridge and Halesowen branch of the NCT gives support
to new parents by providing a wide range of services, as well as a friendly
network of local mums. We meet together for coffee and a chat on a weekly
basis and hold a number of family activities and fundraising events throughout
the year. Call 0870 220 5831 for details.
amateur company, originally founded in 1930, Stourbridge
Theatre Company has regularly presented productions to local audiences
ever since. Performances have ranged comprehensively over a wide spectrum;
from Shakespeare and Greek tragedy to modern farce.
STOURBRIDGE AMNESTY GROUP are looking for new members. We are an active
group doing such things as book sales, letter writing days, barn dances.
We have taken part in the Stourbridge Carnival, Sounds in the Park and
support the Body Shop in their campaigns.We meet at Hanbury Baptist Church,
Hanbury Hill, Stourbridge every month at 8pm. Meetings are normally the
first Wednesday (ring number below)We need enthusiastic members with a
little time to spare for a good cause. For futher information contact
Judy Edwards 01384 370765
& Stourbridge Lions Club The Lions are a 'community service' organisation,
a group of men and women who believe that those who live with a community
are in the best position to understand and in some part meet the needs
of that community. Whether it be supplying an essential piece of equipment
for the local medical centre, or drug education packs for the local school,
or simply giving a local neighbour a lift to the doctors surgery, Lions
will consider taking it on board. Along with all the fundraising, we are
able to enjoy a very active social life. There is always a dance, a concert,
a country walk or something happening. There is a very likely to be a
Lions Club near you, and we are currently undertaking a membership expansion
program. Why not get in touch and see if you can help?
is an amateur society giving performances of choral and orchestral music.
It was founded in 1884, and is one of the oldest choral and orchestral
societies in England. Chairman: Telephone: 01384 373111 Email:email@example.com
Rotary Club Each year your local Rotary Club raises around £20,000
for charities. We support a range of local organisations including Mary
Stevens Hospice,and Birmingham Children’s Hospital as well as national
and international charities. The Club has around 70 members who meet weekly
for lunch as well as to organise a range of other fund-raising and social
Mill Methodist Church
HOSPICE has provided specialist palliative care since 1991 as a day
to care for 15 patients each day. We now have a ten bedded residential
unit that opened in August 1999. The philosophy of the hospice focuses
upon patient-centred holistic care to ensure patients are able to live
their lives fully, achieving the best possible quality of life which fulfils
their physical, psychological, social, spiritual and creative needs.We
will be adding more information very soon, meanwhile, if you can help
in any way please note the following numbers: Main number: 01384 443010,
Fundraising: 01384 377778 (Website: www.marystevenshospice.co.uk)
Mind is a mental health charity providing a range of services for
people experiencing mental ill health.
Visit the website: www.dudley-mind.org.uk
- Stourbridge based paranormal research group website www.wolf-rs.co.uk.
We offer a free, private and confidential paranormal investigation into
suspected hauntings at private residences and local areas of interest.
We are a small friendly club always seeking new members of all standards.
We are keen to attract beginners, both young and mature and those wishing
to learn the game of Bridge. We are happy to teach the rudiments of the
game to all. We levy a small fee to cover the cost of room rental (currently
£2.00 a session), and a cup of coffee or tea is available. We meet
in the upstairs room at Wordesly Community Centre on Wednesday evening
from 7.30 PM to 10.00 PM, and on Friday afternoon from 1.30 PM to 4.30
PM. Come along and join us. For more information contact Trevor Mansell
on 01384 395110, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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registered charity, and teach Tai Chi classes to help people to improve
their physical and mental health throughout the UK. Locally we run classes
on a Monday night at St. Thomas' Church hall, Market street, Stourbridge.
Group is a charity based in Brierley Hill which fundraises through their
big white building The Secret Venue & The Secret Coffee Club which
are both open throughout the week. We help carers of all ages to get the
support, advice and information they need, offer play sessions each week
for children with disabilities & additional needs, services for job
seekers with learning disabilities and various others! We welcome anyone
who needs help within the Dudley Borough, our coffee shop is an official
safe place and is open on Pearson Street by the big ASDA from Monday to
Friday 9am-4pm. You can contact us at email@example.com
or call us on 01384 483 708 or alternatively visit the SV website: www.secretvenue.co.uk
||Do you sing in the shower or croon along to the
car radio, yet have never had the confidence or opportunity to take it
any further? Now you can! National singing phenomenon Rock Choir rehearses
at Thorns Community College in Brierley Hill near Stourbridge on Thursdays
at 8pm-9.30pm, offering local people of all ages and abilities the chance
to sing and perform the pop, chart, gospel and Motown songs we all know
and love. Interested singers can try a FREE taster session.