Church Stretton

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 cupcakes.  The...
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 which...
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 volunteers working in...
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 community....
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 by the...
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. 
16 Feb 2015
Mayfair’s café is located in the very heart of the centre and offers breakfasts, light bites and lunches. Our ethos is to provide freshly cooked food at a reasonable price and locally sourced, where possible.  All of our meat comes from Houghs butchers in Church Stretton and our milk comes from Mawley Milk in Cleobury Mortimer. The kitchen not only provides meals for our café and daycare clients...
20 Jan 2015
Two of us from Mayfair have just spent two days on a Mental Health First Aid Course, delivered by the Shropshire Independent Advocacy Service (SIAS http://www.siasonline.org)  Mental ill health can affect every single one of us. There is widespread ignorance of mental ill health in the general population and there is the associated stigma too. For some the stigma can lead to delays in people...
12 Jan 2015
Have you thought about trying an exercise class this year? Here at Mayfair, we have many different options available. Read on for further details of a few of them! Telephone Mayfair's reception on 01694 722077 for further information.  Gentle yoga - Yoga Classes on Monday evenings: 5.15 - 6.45 and 7.00 - 8.30. Both Yoga classes are suitable for all abilities and consist of a blend of gentle...
08 Jan 2015
A big part of our community centre here in Church Stretton is supporting the community around us. One element of that is offering IT support - with a drop in facility operating twice a week, and then we also have a wide variety of courses on offer too. Anyone can access these courses, it is simply just a case of registering on which course you require. For further informaiton, please telephone...
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