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27 Oct 2015

Mayfair Community Centre in Church Stretton are holding their annual Festive Frost Fair on Saturday November 21st and have decided to also run a ‘bake off’ that day too, to celebrate the WI’s 100th birthday this year.

Participants are asked to bake a whole sponge cake, a whole sponge cake decorated or a traybake. There is also a specific category for the under 16’s, which is 4 x...

24 Jun 2015

Mayfair is pleased to announce a wonderful selection of craft and IT courses running throughout the rest of the year. Including the return of Karen van Hoff, who will be teaching jewellery making and also Katy Alston who will be teaching a few 'book art' courses. Places are limited, so we would suggest booking early! We will also be running a beginners sewing machine course over 3 Saturdays...

01 Jun 2015

Mayfair Community Centre in Church Stretton is celebrating a rather special week, this week, as its national Volunteers Week.

National Volunteers week celebrates all the hours given, for free, by the masses of volunteers that help out so many varied organisations on a regular or irregular basis throughout the UK.

With over 320 active volunteers, Mayfair Community Centre has...

26 May 2015

Over 1,000 people a week make use of services or join in activities at Mayfair, a Community and Healthy Living Centre in Church Stretton, in rural south Shropshire. We are run by the community for the community and with the support of over 300 registered volunteers we provide a wide range of services, support and activities for local people.

Our kitchen feeds the Centre and our wider...

20 May 2015

A rather intrepid team of four friends from South Shropshire will be embarking on, what could be, the journey of a lifetime, albeit a journey of just three days.

The team consists of Jane Wilde and Cindy Parry who both live in Bayston Hill, as well as Pete Bason and Bradley Marsh from Ludlow.  Jane and Cindy met over 35 years ago while at Primary School, and Jane met Pete, a head...

08 Apr 2015
IT Courses in April

We have the following IT courses running this month. Pop in to Mayfair to book or give us a ring on 01694 722077 for more information or to book. All courses are £10 for 2 hours. 

Setting up an email account and sending emails – 1-3pm on Monday 13th April

Beginners – digital photographs – 1-3pm on Monday 20th April downloading images from a...

18 Mar 2015

We've been so busy here at Mayfair Community Centre. Lots of things for the coming year to plot and plan, including a wonderful selection of interesting talks, a piano accordion course and a lampshade making course to name but a few! We've already started planning our May Fayre - which is a wonderful event and so well supported by the community. It is on Saturday 2nd May from 11am to 2.30pm. ...

18 Mar 2015

Lampshade Making Workshop at Mayfair with Jenny Bartl. 2-4pm, please call Rachel on 01694 724357 for more details and to book. Places are limited so act quickly!

18 Mar 2015

April 15th An illustrated talk by Anne Muir.  7 for 7.30pm

Despite the concerns of friends and family and against Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice, Anne Muir and Najma Khan set about planning a trip to Iran.  This amazing country has a cultural and historical legacy dating back millennia. “As we travelled around we were captivated not only by its architecture and gardens but also...

18 Mar 2015

Ed Mosely is running a 4 week taster course for complete beginners starting on Wednesday April 8th from 6-7pm at Mayfair.  The cost is £8 per session and includes the loan of an accordion for the duration of the course.  Advanced booking is required at Mayfair. 5 places available. Please telephone 01694 722077 for more information or to book. 

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