Theatre November

To Nov 11-La Cage aux Folles by Hereford Amateur Operatic Society at The Courtyard, Hereford. 7.30pm. Tickets £6-£9 (No concs). Box Office (01432) 359252.

To Nov 11-Antigone by Jean Anouilh at the Courtyard, Hereford. 7.45pm. Tickets £5.50, concs £4.50. Box Office (01432) 359252. Presented by Courtyard Youth Theatre.

10&11-Old Time Music Hall at the Norbury, Droitwich. Box Office (01905) 770154/795619.

Until 11-Yeomen of the Guard performed by Carl Rosa Opera at the Festival Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 8pm & 2.30pm. Tickets £14-£20. Box Office (01684) 892277.

13-15-Middle Ground Theatre Company present An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde at The Courtyard, Hereford. 7.30pm & 2pm. Tickets £11.50-£14. Box Office (01432) 359252.

14-18-Conversations after a Burial by Yasmina Reza at the Festival Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 8pm & 2.30pm. Tickets £10-£18. Box Office (01684) 892277.

16&17-Richard Alston Dance Company present Waltzes in Disorder, Slow Airs almost All, The Signal of a Shake at The Forum Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 7.30pm. Tickets £8-£10. Box Office (01684) 892277.

Concerts November

15-Concert by pupils of St James' School in the Oakdene Centre, St James' School, West Malvern. Bach performed on Goble harpsichord loaned by Penny Vere, also violin, recorder & voices. 7.30pm. Tickets £5 on the door.


Malvern Cinema: What Lies Beneath (15) Daily 7.30pm, Wed matinee 3pm. The Straight Story (15) Wed, 15th only 7.45pm. Dinosaur (PG) Sat 11th & Sun 12th only 3pm.

Odeon Worcester: Bedazzled (12) 1.00, 3.00, 5.00, 7.00, 9.00; Pitch Black 12.50, 3.20, 6.00, 8.30; What Lies Beneath (15) 12.25, 3.00, 5.40, 8.25; Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows (15) 12.20, 8.45, No perfs Tues; Bring It On (12) 2.20, 4.40, 6.40, No perfs Tues; The Little Vampire (U) Sat & Sun 12.15, 2.10, 4.20; Billy Elliott (15) Fri, Mon-Thurs 2.10, 4.20, 6.30, 8.40, Sat & Sun 6.30, 8.40; Dinosaur (PG) 12.30, 2.30, 4.30, 6.30; Road Trip (15) 8.40; Disney's The Kid (PG) 12.35, 2.45, 4.50, 6.55, 9.00; Projections presents - Twin Falls Idaho (15) Tues Only 1.50, 4.10, 6.20, 8.45; Movie Mob presents - Sat morning only - £1 a ticket - Doors open 10.30am - Stuart Little (U), Chicken Run (U), Thomas & the Magic Railroad (U), The Tigger Movie (U), My Dog Skip (U); Senior Screen Presents - Wed only - £1.50 a ticket - Doors 10.00am -Topsy Turvy (15) 10.30am.

UGC Cinemas, Gloucester: The first cinema subscription card 'Unlimited' is now on sale costing only £9.99 per month. This would allow you to see unlimited movies. (Minimum subscription of 12 months required). Bedazzled (12) 12.20, 2.30, 4.50, 7.05, 9.25; Pitch Black (15) 12.40, 3.30, 6.20, 9.10; Disney's The Kid (PG) 12.20, 2.50, 5.40, 8.20; What Lies Beneath (15) (12.10 Not Sat/Sun), 3.00, 6.00, 8.50; Dinosaur (PG) Sat/Sun only 12.05, 2.10, 4.10; Billy Elliott (15) (12.50, 3.25 not Sat/Sun), 6.10, 8.35; The Little Vampire (U) Sat/Sun only 12.00, 2.10, 4.20; Book of Shadows - Blair Witch 2 (15) (12.10, 2.20, 4.40 Not showing Sat/Sun), 6.50, 9.10; Stuart Little (U) 12.30 Sat/Sun only; Saturday Kids Club - 10.00am -My Dog Skip (U).

Pop and Rock November

Every Friday-Jam sessions at the Seven Stars, Stiffords Bridge, Cradley, near Malvern, 8.30pm. Free Admission. All musicians welcome.

Every Friday & Saturday-Over 30s Disco at Great Malvern Club, 8pm. Dress smart casual.

Every Wednesday-Ceroc French Jive at Coppertops, Worcester, 7.45pm. Details (01905) 567717.

10-Phil Bates at the Red Lion Inn, Stiffords Bridge, near Malvern. 9pm. Admission Free.

10-Splatt at The Marrs Bar, Worcester. £3 on the door.

10-Dave Miles at the Malvern Hills Hotel. 9pm. Admission Free.

10-Rag, Tag & Binbag at the Seven Stars, Stiffords Bridge. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

11-The Fingers at The Marr's Bar, Pierpoint Street, Worcester. £5 Ticket only.

11-Mark Brannelly, professional guitarist/vocalist at The Cross Keys, Belmont Road, Malvern. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

12-Dust Byte at The Marr's Bar, Pierpoint Street, Worcester. Admission Free.

14-Passion Duo at the Malvern Hills Hotel. 9pm. Admission Free.

14- New Arctic Set with Snorkel at The Marr's Bar, Pierpoint Street, Worcester. Admission Free.

15-Jamming Session at The Marrs Bar, Worcester. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

16-Bluemouth at The Marr's Bar, Pierpoint Street, Worcester. Admission Free before 8.30pm & £3 after.

Folk and Jazz November

Appleyard Traditional Folk Dancers meet every Thursday at Earls Croome Hall, near Upton. 8pm. New dancers (female) and musicians (male or female) welcome. (01905) 371268.

Music session at the Prince of Wales, Ledbury every Wednesday 8.30pm. Bring instruments.

Malvern Folk Dance Group meet Mondays 7.30-9.30pm, St Andrew's Hall, Poolbrook. Contact Malvern 572055. Classes in English Folk Dances.

Every Friday, Somers Traditional Folk Club, The Albion, Bath Road, Worcester. 8.30pm. Contact Sam Simmons (01684) 575704.

Every Sunday- Free acoustic jam session at West Malvern Social Club (next to Village Hall). Friendly session for musicians of all levels. Bring your own instruments. 8.30pm-11pm.

Every Tuesday-Perdido Street Jazz Band at the Fox & Hounds, Lulsley. 9pm.

Clubs & Societies November

Malvern X Stitchers meet 2nd Monday of the month at the Ascension Church Hall, Somers Park Avenue, Malvern. 7.30-9.30pm. Details: Lesley Brankin (01684) 892259 or Barbara Cox (01886) 832246.

Every Monday & Wednesday-Ledbury Short Mat Bowling Club meet at the Community Centre. 9.30-12. New members welcome.

Malvern Recorded Music Society meets fortnightly on Mondays. Details (01684) 562779.

Malvern Motorcycle & Light Car Club. Meets Monday & Friday, Special events 1st Wednesday & 2nd Thursday. All welcome. Tel: (01886) 832546.

Second Tuesday-Royal British Legion Barnards Green Branch meet at Malvern Town Football Club, Langlands Stadium, Malvern. 7.15pm.

Every Wednesday & weekends-Take Two social club for unattached adults. Details (01684) 562695/561874.

10-Malvern Horticultural Society meet at the Beacon Room, Malvern Hills College. 7.30pm. Visitors 50p. Philip Aubury - 'Veg growing for health & Sanity'.

13-Hill Poets meet at Great Malvern Hotel, Graham Road, Malvern. 7pm onwards. All welcome. Contact Chris (01684) 573451.

14- Friends Social Group for single people aged 26-46 weekly pub night at The Portobello, St Johns, Worcester. 9pm. Contact Denise (01905) 424798 or Sarah (01905) 757645

15-Bromyard & District Garden Club AGM & Social at The Leisure Centre, Bromyard. 7.45pm.

15-Three Counties Ancient History Society meet at Upton Snodsbury Village Hall, Upton Snodsbury, Worcester. 7.30pm. John Hart - 'Modern Political & Economic Questions Already Reflected in the Graeco-Roman World'.

16-Beacon Camera Club meet at Lower Wyche Institute, Old Wyche Road, Malvern. 7.45pm . 1999 PAGB Print Exhibition (on slide).

Sales & Bazaars November

Every Thursday at Holy Trinity Parish Hall - Coffee & Stalls. 10-11.30am.

Every Friday at Christ Church Hall, Avenue Road. 10-noon. Coffee, tea, refreshments, greetings cards, Traidcraft.

Every Friday-Tea & coffee served at the United Reformed Church Hall, Malvern Link. 10-11.45am.

11-Kids Klobber at Welland Village Hall. 11am-12.30pm. Details (01684) 540017. Proceeds to St James Church, Welland.

12-Table Top Sale at Storridge Village Hall, Storridge. 2pm. In aid of Worcester & District Branch Cats Protection.

Miscellaneous November

Every Sunday come & hear some Good News at the Gospel Hall, Cowleigh Road, North Malvern. 6.30pm. Transport available Tel 569706.

Ledbury Branch ARC, Whist Drive on third Wednesday of every month at St Michael's, Ledbury, 8pm.

Malvern Writers Circle meet second Wednesday of the month at Church Meadow Court, Graham Road. 7.30pm. Contacts (01684) 563784, 561215 or 564318.

Chase Badminton Club - club nights Monday & Thursday. Home matches on Tuesdays. Contact (01905) 831165

Worcester Divers/ BSAC 0562 meet every Thursday at Sansome Walk Pool, Worcester. 8-10pm. Come along and meet us.

Every Monday-Spiritualist Meetings at Earls Croome Village Hall. Details: Dave or Hazel (01684) 594775.

Every Wednesday evening - The Comedy Zone at Gonzos, 57-59 Lowesmoor, Worcester. Tickets £4/£5.

Every Wednesday-Malvern MIND weekly Support Groups at Lyttelton Rooms. 10.30am-12 noon. Also Sundays 2.30-4.30pm at Social Education Centre, Off Geraldine Road. Details (01684) 574709.

First Sunday of every month, St Wulstans Nature Reserve, volunteers day, 10am till 3.30pm. Help create this new reserve and have some fun and exercise in the bargain. Contact Roger Marceau (01684) 893676 or Andy Lyon (01684) 577142.

Every Fri-Enjoy Painting with Glynis Wilsdon at Langlands Community Centre. 2-4pm. Bookings (01684) 574265.

Every Tuesday-Tai Chi. Let go of stress, strengthen your body - mind gently. 7.30pm. Inner Dance School of Tai Chi & Qigong. Enquiries - Altair (01684) 562528.

Every Wednesday-Healing Clinic at the Therapy Centre, Runnings Park. 8pm. Tel (01684) 573868.

10-Tea Dance at the RSRE/Civil Service Club, Pickersleigh Avenue, Malvern Link. 2.30-5pm. Admission £1.50. organised by Age Concern Malvern & District.

11-Dancing Highlights Sequence & Ballroom Dancing with Paul & Enid at Dyson Perrins High School, Malvern. 8-11.30pm. Table bookings 564393. Admission £3. In aid of Dyson Perrins High School.

12-Goal Manifestation Day workshop in Malvern. Self empowerment, health, joy abundance. 10am-4.30pm. £30. Bookings: Dawn Salter (01684) 577314. Ongoing follow-up progress group for sharing & support. Thursday evenings, fortnightly.

14-Sherry & Mince Pie Morning at Beechwood, Holly Green, Upton-upon-Severn. 11am - 12 noon. In aid of all day cares & resident. Bring & Buy, tombola, nearly new, cakes, raffle & white elephant.

Exhibitions November

To Nov 11-Malvern Art Club 107th Annual Exhibition at Malvern Library, Graham Road, Malvern. Open during library hours.

Until Nov 16-Collographs & Etchings by Roger Mortimer & hand crafted furniture by Jeremy Cornwell at Foal yard Gallery, Bransford. Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.

Until Nov 17-Viv Barnett at The Ian Fearnside Gallery, Church Street, Malvern. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.

To Nov 27-'In and around the Three Counties' by Barbara Graham at The Gallery, Worcester Road, Malvern, Admission Free.

Until Nov 18-Exposure 2000 at The Courtyard, Hereford. 10am - close of building.

11&12-Malvern Quilters exhibition at The Foley Arms Hotel, Malvern. 10am-5pm. Admission £1.50. Trade stalls, sales table & demonstrations.

Walks November

11-Cranham & Cooper's Hill. Meet Imperial Road 8.30am for a 12 mile moderate walk to Cranham & Barrow Wake. Bring packed lunch. Leader: Sid Keating (01684) 573920. Malvern Hills District Footpath Society.

11-Meet at The Farmers' Arms, Wellington Heath 10am for a 4 mile walk in the Wellington Heath area. Leader: Ken Wylie. Friends of the Malvern Hills.

15-Leisure Walk between two bridges. Meet Imperial Road 9am for an easy 4.5 mile walk via Bransford Court to Powick Old Bridge returning via Upper Wick. Lunch available at nearby pub. Leader: Ray Ward (01684) 575989. Malvern Hills District Footpath Society.