The Forum aims to raise awareness of Health and Social Care matters within the Forest of Dean in order to influence and effect positive change. We invite the general public to meet various speakers from Health, Social Care and Councils so that we are informed of changes that affect us. Free. 7.00-9.00pm, 1st Tuesday of every month. West Dean Centre, Bream, GL15 6JW. Contact Linda Vaughan on 01594 564230 or 07789621238, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.forestofdeanhealthforum.org.uk
Get your entries into our next edition. With 5,000 copies going out across the Dean, The Forest Bee has become the No 1 place to go for courses, groups, workshops & one to one learning in the Forest area, and still only £5 to list up to 3 courses in our brochure and on our website.
We are very happy to have received some financial support to help us expand our production to better meet demand. Our grateful thanks go out to Coleford Town Council, West Dean Parish Council, Lydbrook Parish Council and Mitcheldean Parish Council.
We’re still hoping for support from Forest of Dean District Council to raise awareness about The Forest Bee across the area.
You’ve longed to learn to draw and paint? Now’s your chance, from the complete novice to the more talented painter looking for professional guidance and tuition. All you need is a little time, imagination and plenty of enthusiasm. You’re warmly welcomed and invited to an engaging and pleasurable creative experience. £10 per session (pay on the day). 10 a.m. – 1 p.m every Friday (no terms dates to worry about). The West Dean Centre, High Street, Bream, Lydney, GL15 6JW. Contact Gary Fell on 01594 544774, email email@example.com, website www.gary-fell.co.uk.
Forest of Dean Male Voice Choir is a group of friendly people with a great camaraderie. They sing to raise money for various charities and also at weddings, birthdays, funerals and other events. They offer free taster sessions at their practices. No auditions! New members are encouraged and helped to achieve and enjoy, and are not expected to join public performances until they are ready. 7.30-9.15pm, Monday & Friday evenings except bank holidays. Full membership – £2.50 per week. West Dean Community Centre, Bream, Forest of Dean. Contact Janet Hart on 01594 542671 or
07730 885395, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.forestofdeanmalevoicechoir.org.uk.
Leisure classes using seasonal materials, for all levels including befinners. Students supply own materials, lists provided. Fees include drinks & biscuits. Professional tuition but with fun and friendship guaranteed. 6 weeks, and available at 3 different times/venues, £48 (payable on Week 1) Advance booking essential. Contact Mrs Alwyn Page on 01291 625294 or email email@example.com to book your place.
Wednesday mornings: 10am-12noon Autumn starts 13th September. Winter starts 8th November. Woolaston Methodist Church Schoolroom, Netherend, near Lydney.
Wednesday afternoons: 1.00pm – 3.00pm Autumn starts 13th September. Winter starts 8th November. West Dean Centre, Bream.
Thursday Evenings: 7.00pm – 9.00pm. Autumn starts 14th September. Winter starts 9th November. Woolaston Methodist Church Schoolroom, Netherend, near Lydney.