BK - This and That is a website run by an Ascot resident. This site contains articles on various subjects, including growing on allotments, histories of allotments and of cultivation; the summer festivals in Edinburgh  and computer performance. There are articles by BK, as well  many links to other people's articles, - BK is a firm believer in the original ethos of the Internet, which is to share information. Visit http://www.bkthisandthat.org.uk/

American Women of Berkshire. For more information visit www.awbs.org.uk

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American Women of Berkshire & Surrey  :: 2016 Holiday Craft Fayre 

 

  Old Windsor Angling Club,

In 2008, OWAC celebrated its Golden Anniversary, but has always been a friendly Members Club based on Thames River fishing, with a varied fixture list visiting many other fisheries and Clubs.
The present HQ is our Clubhouse at Home Park, Windsor, and now we are managing the fishing on Home Park on behalf of RBWM, we really are THE local Angling club. In addition, we have access to fishing at Old Windsor, Potts Field, Cookham, Clivedon, The Jubilee River, as well as seven miles of the Wey Navigation canal, 30 miles of the Basingstoke Canal, and we offer Reading and District Angling Association membership as an option.
We are pleased to accept anglers of any sex, age, or experience, and will help and encourage new anglers on request. Our meetings are on Tuesday evenings at the clubhouse, around 8.30pm, and we arrange matches on Sundays, with some Wednesday evening matches in the Summer.
Old Windsor Angling Club is a member of Angling Trust, supports the good work being done by Les Webber (“Gets Kids hooked on Fishing not drugs or crime”) at Wraysbury and is affiliated to Thames Valley Angling Association, Basingstoke Canal Angling Association and Reading and District Angling Association.

OWAC can be contacted on the website www.oldwindsorac.webs.com , Facebook page, or OWAC@hotmail.com or by phoning the Secretary, Alan Beaven, on 01628 602537 (evenings)

 Ascot Brass perform concerts for charity , in partnership with top local choirs. Visit www.ascotbrass.org.uk

 Ascot Brass   is well established and always happy to consider new members. Please contact Malcolm Brown 07710-296236 Committee member

Ascot Brass is currently seeking sponsorship for  its outstanding  annual Christmas concert on behalf of Macmillan cancer support, ( at the Windsor parish Church) to help meet increasing costs of staging the event, while leaving enough surplus to make a healthy contribution to the cause. Any local organisations who could offer support are asked to contact Malcolm Brown  at malcolm@surefootservices.co.uk 

Pictured is the excellent Ascot Brass , who last year triumphed in a very successful  concert, performing with the award -winning Taplow Youth Choir (finalists in the recent BBC choir of the year contest!) , raising funds  for Macmillan Cancer Support.  

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Ascot Bridge Club, Chavey Down, Near AscotThe Ascot Bridge Club was formed in 1977 and plays in the Chavey Down Community Centre hall, directly behind St. Martin's church in Church Road, Chavey Down. There is bridge played every Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening - except on bank holidays. Whilst the Monday afternoon section of the club plays exclusively duplicate pairs bridge, the Tuesday evening section includes a teams of four evenings several times every year.
For more information please call David Calcutt on 01344-886412, or visit the web site 
http://www.ascotbridge.org.uk

 

 

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If you would like to know more, or go along to the lecture meeting, please get in touch by  email  christine.crock@gmail.com or visit www.ascotdfas.org.uk

The Ascot Decorative & Fine Arts Society will meet next  on March 7th for Income and Inspiration: Financial Secrets of the Masters  Mr David Phillips. David lectures on Museum Studies and Art History. This lecture examines the taboo to mention money in the labels on art gallery walls. Even otherworldly artists were as preoccupied with cash as the rest of us. Many were downright commercial and if they weren’t the dealers were. We watch the tug of war between creativity and credit in financial vignettes from five centuries.

  

   

    

The Ascot Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS) was set up in 1989,  the first in the Ascot area, and has flourished ever since.  As one of the smaller NADFAS societies the group enjoys a reputation for being enthusiastic and friendly.

Meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month, except August and September. Lecture meetings begin promptly at 10.30am and finish by noon; the presentations are of a high standard, cover a great variety of subjects, and are frequently followed up by outings to places of interest.

The venue is the Bracknell Rugby Club, RG12  2UG.

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 Ascot Horticultural Society  |     A long established group affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society, aiming to share and promote interest in all aspects of plants and the natural environment.  Monthly evening meetings (2nd Wednesday) in King Edward's Hall, North Ascot.  Activities include talks / demonstrations by expert guest speakers, discussions, quizzes, outings, competitions and 4 seasonal shows of horticultural produce, floral & culinary art, handicrafts and photography.  Experienced, novice or just interested observer - all are welcome.  For further details call 01344 622086 or log on to www.ascothorticulturalsociety.org.uk

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Ascot Inner Wheel  celebrated its 53rd anniversary in 2016, and is a member of the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs which are part of the family of Rotary.

They meet monthly on the fourth Wednesday evening at Mill Ride Golf Club, in Ascot, to enjoy dinner and often, a speaker or presentation. If there is a fifth Wednesday in the month, we join with Ascot Rotary for dinner and a speaker.

There are usually two major fund-raising events a year, together with Inner Wheel Day in January. Other events include trips to gardens, the theatre and other venues.

The three objects of Inner Wheel are very simple. They are to promote true friendship, encourage the ideals of personal service and to foster international understanding. Inner Wheel is a caring organisation, not only to its members, but also to others outside its circle.

Friendship is the core of all that is done and achieved by members of Inner Wheel. Wherever there is an Inner Wheel Club, no matter in which country, you are made very welcome. Friendship and fun abounds as members work together to help others less fortunate than themselves, not only in this country, but overseas.

Membership is open to all women who share in our ideals of service and friendship. We offer a valuable outlet for women of like mind who are searching for a way to provide voluntary service.

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Trains are running at the miniature railway at the Ascot Locomotive Society, on Sunday May 7th (and first Sunday of each month until October) from 2.00-4.30 (weather permitting). £3.00 per person entrance fee for up to three people, £2.50 per person for families of 4 and over. Drink and a biscuit or slice of cake £1. Please donate more if you can - your donations keep us running! 🚂

The Ascot Locomotive Society which meets alongside car park 10 of the Ascot Racecourse off the Winkfield Road (A330) currently has vacancies for new members.  When there are no public running sessions,  the group still  welcomes visitors on the first Sunday of each month from 14.00. Anyone interested is asked to contact Kirsten Hossack 01344 625604 - email ascotloco@hotmail.com