So much festive fun going on across Bromsgrove

Friday 29 November 2013 Updated: 02/12 08:50

THERE IS so much festive fun taking place across Bromsgrove district over the next few weeks.

Here is a seasonal selection detailing some of the events.

► THERE will be a free mince pie and a cup of tea or coffee for shoppers at Morrisons in Rubery on Tuesday (December 3) when the supermarket holds a special festive event from 2.30pm to 5pm.

Children will be able to decorate a Christmas biscuit and there will be carols performed by St James’ School Choir from 4pm.

Butchers and fishmongers will be on hand to show people how to cook their Christmas turkey or salmon and those who go along will be able to taste festive foods, including choc chip pannetone.

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► AN INTIMATE classical music performance by The Midland Sinfonia will take place at St Laurence Church in Alvechurch, on Saturday (December 7).

The event, featuring pieces from Mozart, Pachelbel, Purcell, Delius and Schumann, will start at 7.30pm

Tickets are £13 on the door, £12 in advance, £5 for full-time students and children are free when accompanied by an adult.

They can be bought at The Village Green Grocer in Alvechurch, by emailing marian@midlandsinfonia.co.uk or by calling 0121 447 7040.

For more, visit www.midlandsinfonia.co.uk.

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► A CHRISTMAS line dance is being held in the town onSaturday (December 7).

The BJ’s Busy Boots’ event will take place from 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, Burcot Lane.

Brenda Whipp from BJ’s has now been teaching line dancing for 16 years and the event next Saturday will be a chance for those enjoying the classes now and those who have been to them in the past to meet up for a celebration.

Dancers of all abilities are welcome to the event and those who go along are urged to wear some comfortable shoes.

Spectators are also welcome.

Admission is £4 for dancers and £1 for those watching.

For more, call Brenda on 01527 870151 or turn up on the night.

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► BROMSGROVE residents are invited to attend a special Christmas fayre being held in Bournheath Village Hall on Saturday (December 7) .

There will be variety of stalls selling a whole range of potential presents, products and crafts suitable for all ages.

Local residents have organised a tombola to give visitors the chance to winning some Christmas-themed prizes and there will also be plenty of cakes and candy-floss available.

It will take place at the Claypit Lane venue from 10.40am to 2.30pm.

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► THERE will be plenty of festive fun at Bromsgrove Library next Saturday (December 14) when there will be Christmas storytelling sessions and craft activities.

The free events take place between 10am and 12midday and from 2pm to 3pm on that day.

Participants can listen to a seasonal story and make their own Christmas puppets.

The activities are suitable for children of all ages and those under eight need to be accompanied by an adult.

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► THERE will be plenty of Christmas cheer at a community carol service at 5pm next Saturday (December 14).

Everyone is welcome to the event, which takes place around the Christmas tree at Stoke Heath Recreation Ground.

It has been organised by Stoke Parish Council and hot drinks and mince pies will be provided to help residents celebrate the festive season.

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