Welcome To Bickerton Village Hall
Bickerton is a small village nestled at the foot of the Bickerton and Peckforton Hills in Cheshire.
Located on Long Lane, just off the A534 between Broxton and Bulkeley, the Village Hall is an integral part of the local community and plays host to many local activities and groups.
Recently renovated and superbly equipped the Village Hall makes an ideal venue for clubs and associations and private parties and has a range of rooms and facilities available to hire.
Do you want to know about an activity group?
On the main menu, click on 'Activity Groups' and then for example on 'Music' for upcoming concerts, on 'Film Night' for the Film Society and on 'Theatre' for visiting theatre productions or click on any individual activity group to find more information.
Do you want to know about hall bookings for the current and next month?
Click on the attachments at the bottom of this page.
MOBILE LIBRARY. Please note that Nantwich Mobile Library stops at BICKERTON VILLAGE HALL on a Thursday every 3 weeks. The details of the next visit are on the hall noticeboard. The library is in the hall carpark from 12.40pm to 1.10pm.
The hall supports the mobile library - please tell your friends and neighbours!
1) NEW FILM SEASON
The next film of the season:
Where Do We Go Now?' PG13. (Subtitles) Friday 14th March 2014 7.30pm.
Christians and Muslims lived peacefully together for years in this small Lebanese village, but animosities begin to build among the men as a result of slights and misunderstandings. The women of the village conspire to avert sectarian strife through a series of plans, none of which succeeds in slowing down the escalating spiral of violence. When tragedy strikes, the women find themselves driven to make a deeply personal sacrifice for the sake of peace
And finally this season....
'Anna Karenina'. R. Friday 11th April 2014
Set in late 19th Century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Starring Keira Knightly, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and adapted by Tom Stoppard from Leo Tolstoy's classic novel
2) OUR 2014 THEATRE POETRY AND TALK PROGRAMME:
A) Saturday 22nd March. Cheshire Rural Touring Arts and Bickerton VIllage Hall present 'Field Notes'. Doors open at 7pm for an 8pm show. Tickets contact Carol on 01829 782392.
Tickets £8 which includes a Ploughmans supper. Licensed bar.
An evening of creative magic with internationally renowned artists Field Notes is a unique collaboration that proves it is the unfamiliar creative experiences which are often the most memorable and intense.
Using old county maps and graphic scenes as common starting points, composer Howard Skempton and artist Matthew Harris have each created a brand new work for this performance. Harris' frestanding textile artwork will transform the space into both a gallery and a concert hall as four of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's world-class musicians perform Skempton's new piece 'Field Notes'.
In addition this captivating evening will feature short pieces by other leading composers, a behind-the-scenes film including interviews with both Skempton and Harris, and conversation between audience and artists.
Visual artist Harris makes abstract artworks constructed through marking, piecing, patching, dyeing, cutting and hand-stitching cloth and paper. Skempton's music has featured at the BBC Proms and has been widely performed by many of the UK's top orchestras and ensembles.
For more information please contact Carol on 01829 782392
B. Friday 18th July in the main hall, Doors open at 7pm for 8pm show
Adrian Sumner lecture: ‘The Art of War- images of war and conflict in art.’
An informed but informal slide lecture, has toured Europe and across Britain. Adrian is a practicing painter.
Tickets £8 which includes a Ploughmans supper. Licensed bar. Contact Carol on 01829 782392
C. Sunday 14th September in the main hall, 3pm for 3:30pm start.
Colour the Clouds ‘Billy the Monster and Me’ a family show
Tickets £6 adults and £4 children including free refreshments at the end of the performance. Contact carol on 01829 782392
D. Saturday 18th October in the main hall, Doors open at 7pm doors for 8pm show.
John Lindley ‘Reel to Real’
Cheshire poet laureate, John Lindley performs from Screen Fever his highly entertaining and critically acclaimed collection of poems about the magic of the cinema. His spell binding readings interspersed with classic film and images will entrance you.
Tickets £8 whch includes a Ploughmans supper. Licensed bar. Contact Carol 01829 782392
E. Sunday 16th November in main hall 3pm for 3:30pm .
Circus Berzercus ‘Komedy Chaos’
Another great show for all the family anda return visit to Bickerton after a very well received performance a few years ago.
Tickets £6 adults and £4 children with free refreshments. Contact Carol 01829 782392
3) Keep Fit Classes in 2014.
These are fun and effective exercises helping to maintain joint mobility and muscle tone. Suitable for all ages and abilities and an excellent way for the more mature person to keep fit. We move to music and use apparatus such as balls and beanbags. The exercises are called Medau and the classes are taken by Ann Netherton who is a qualified Medau teacher.
Classes are held at the village hall on Tuesday evenings from 7.30 to 8.30pm
For more information contact Sue Blackburn on 01829 782491
March 11, 18, 25.
April 1, 8, 15, 29.
May 6, 13, 20.
June 3, 10, 17, 24.
July 1, 8, 15.
4) Watercolour Classes in 2014.
Contact Sue Blackburn on 01829 782491 for details
5) Tennis Club.
The Tennis Club has information in its own section in this web site about how to join the club and tournament events that are coming up. Contact the Membership Secretary Gill Ellison on 01829 782693.
The Membership Application Form are available in the Tennis Club section.
The club has also launched a new coaching initiative led by Gary Ward, the new coach at the club. Gary is a level 4 LTA Registered Pro with 35 years experience of playing and coaching all levels from total beginner to advanced county standard. Gary has a number of new coaching ideas that he has implemented at the club for both juniors and adults.
Gary also runs a regular Ladies Cardio Tennis Group on Tuesday mornings.
Club evenings for seniors is every Tuesday at 7pm (rusty rackets particularly welcome!) just turn up. Junior members night is Wednesday evening. For more details on membership and activities contact Gill Ellison, Membership Secretary on 01829 782693.