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Stone Recorded Music Society programme


Stone Recorded Music Society aims to afford pleasure to people interested in recorded music (mainly but not exclusively classical) within a pleasant, comfortable and friendly atmosphere.   The Society, which began in 1944 as Stone Gramophone Society, was renamed Stone Recorded Music Society in 1986. The meetings, roughly on alternate Fridays at Walton Community Centre on Whitemill Lane, startat 7.30pm ...

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Stone ATC squadron open day on 12th September

The squadron led the Stone Festival parade this year

2352 (Stone) Squadron Air Training Corps (ATC) are holding an open day on Saturday 12th September at Walton Community Centre. There will be stalls, refreshments and lots going on, including the chance for youngsters in Year 8 and above who would like to find out what the ATC gets up to. Former Cadets from the squadron are invited to attend. For ...

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Swynnerton Roses honoured with flowerbed and plaque

From left, Monica Chidlow, 85; Alice Heath, 95; Olive Skellern, 90; and Joan Key,  88

A plaque and flowerbed were officially unveiled in Stone today to honour the surviving Swynnerton Roses and those who are no longer with us. The bed, which has been planted by Stone in Bloom members at Walton Community Centre, contains 12 rose plants, each supplied by David Austin Roses and individually sponsored by a member of the community. The plaque, sponsored by George Beecham, was unveiled ...

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Flowerbed and plaque to honour Swynnerton Roses

A worker at the Swynnerton munitions factory

On Tuesday July 28th, Walton Community Centre will welcome some of the surviving Swynnerton Roses to the centre’s newly planted commemorative rose bed. The bed, which has been planted by Stone in Bloom members, honours the memory of the surviving Swynnerton Roses and those who are no longer with us. Each rose plant supplied by David Austin Roses has been individually sponsored. ...

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A well-earned pamper for local mums!


Are you a mum and need a little pampering? Of course you do! Well this event may be for you… Summer Mums & Bumps Pamper Morning Tuesday 7th July, 10am – 12.30pm at Walton Community Centre Bring your little one along, and be nurtured in the company of mums, helping out, making tea for you, feeding you cake, looking after ...

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Kris uses his loaf!


ALBOS’s Kris Grainger is aiming to encourage novice bakers to get creative in the kitchen, with a series of informative classes beginning shortly. Under the moniker Breadheads and Doughnuts, over the coming weeks, Kris will be leading a series of fun baking classes, suitable for everyone regardless of ability and experience. The first class takes place on Friday 1st May ...

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Grab a bargain at clothes sale

Fashion show

There’s a fashion show and clothes sale at Walton Community Centre on Thursday 23rd October, starting at 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Major High Street brands will be available at low prices (reductions will be half price or more). Tickets cost £5, which includes a glass of wine or a soft drink, and all proceeds will go towards disabled toilet ...

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Autumn colour in the spotlight at Bloom talk

Wildflowers at St Michael's Church

Fresh from their latest gold medal victory in the Heart of England in Bloom Awards, Stone in Bloom are hosting a talk at Walton Community Centre on Monday 22nd September. Martin Bloom of Special Perennials – who recently appeared on Gardener’s World – will be giving a talk on “Late Bloomers”, focusing on colours for your garden in autumn & ...

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Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society Open Show

Flower show

Stone Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society hold their 28th Annual Open Show on Saturday 13th September at Walton Community Centre. It’s a great opportunity to see wonderful, prize-winning chrysanthemums and dahlias at one the last remaining traditional flower shows in the Midlands. It’s open from 2pm until 4pm and admission is free. Tea and coffee available. Before that, thought, the society ...

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