Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of Chilworth Hall’s management committee will be the AGM at the Hall at 18:00 on Wednesday, 19th June. All residents of Chilworth are entitled to attend and to vote as the chairman and committee members stand for re-election. Anyone wishing to join the committee as a new member should give prior notice by e-mail to the Secretary, Joan Pryde.
The committee is actively seeking new members, particularly those with accounting or bookkeeping skills and experience, or those who wish to get involved in helping to organise events. Membership of the committee is entirely voluntary.
In recent years, the Hall has been significantly refurbished. There is still some work to do, but it is planned to be finished by late summer. After that the intention is to switch focus to making better use of the facilities available, raising money for local charities rather than for the Hall itself (which should now be self-sustaining).
Sharon Raichura has recently started running Pilates classes at Chilworth Hall during the day on every Friday including school holidays, and both are doing well. The intermediate class at 11:15 already has a waiting list, but the 12:15 class for beginners/improvers does still have some spaces.
Classes are for women and men, and class sizes are limited to twelve. The cost is £9 for the first class and then £52.50 for six weeks. For more information contact Sharon by e-mail or phone/text her on 07944 613418. There is also a website. Continue reading
On Sunday, 30th June, Chilworth Moviola is putting on its first Children’s Matinee, Mary Poppins Returns. Tickets only £5 each, and the price includes popcorn and a cup of juice.
Tea/coffee and other refreshments will be available. This will be a relaxed performance – all welcome. Doors 3.30pm for 4.00 start.
Age guide: 5+ (Children – please bring an adult!)
For full details, including trailer and a link to ticket sales go to the Chilworth Moviola Programme page.
New summer term dates have been announced for Children’s Yoga at Chilworth Hall. Click on the logo to see a flyer with full details.
On Thursday, 9th May, Chi Yoga, run by Dr Jackie Cheng, builds on its initial success at Chilworth Hall by starting its second six-week course there, Beginners and Beyond. For full details, see this post.
On Friday, Chilworth Moviola is showing The Keeper, a biographical, romantic drama telling the story of Bert Trautmann, a German paratrooper who after being released from his PoW camp at the end of WWII became Manchester City’s goalkeeper. For those who aren’t football fans, fear not – this is more a romantic biopic than a footie film. Continue reading
In February, Chi Yoga Southampton started its first course for beginners at Chilworth Hall. It was a great success, introducing twelve people to yoga. Following on from that, there will soon be a new six-week yoga course for both women and men, called Beginners & Beyond . It will start on Thursday 9th May (with no class on 30th May). Each weekly session starts at 5:45pm and lasts for one hour. Continue reading
To coincide with the completion of the final phase of its refurbishment, Chilworth Hall is having all new chairs. It is also having new foldaway tables for the committee room. The old items are therefore being made available very cheaply. If you know anyone who may be interested then please let them know. Continue reading
This week Chilworth Hall’s bank account benefited from an Amazon Smile disbursement. It wasn’t much, but every little helps. Amazon Smile enables people to raise money for charity every time they shop online. Simply use smile.amazon.co.uk rather than just amazon.co.uk. To support our Hall in this way, please just click on this link. Continue reading
On Thursday evening Chilworth Moviola is showing A Star Is Born with Lady Gaga in the role that was originally played by Barbra Streisand. Tickets are just £5, exclusively from Eventbrite. It’s important to reserve a ticket, but you may elect to pay at the door. Simply select ‘Pay at the door’ when the system asks for your credit card number. Continue reading