Theatre September

To Sept 9-God Only Knows by Hugh Whitemore at the Festival Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 2.30pm & 8pm. Tickets £12-£22, Concs £1. Box Office (01684) 892277.

To Sept 9-Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourne at the Conquest Theatre, Bromyard. 8pm. Tickets £6/£5 concs. Box Office (01885) 488575.

Concerts September

3-Malvern Hills District Brass Band playing in Priory Park Bandstand, 3-5pm.


Malvern Cinema: X Men (12) Fri 1st - Tues 5th daily 3pm & 7.30pm, Wed 6th 3pm only, Thurs 7th 7.30pm only. Time Regained (18) Wed 6th only 7.30pm.

Odeon Worcester: Snatch (18) 1.20, 3.40, 6.15, 8.40; Thomas & the Magic Railroad (U) 12.15; Shanghai Noon (12) 2.00, 4.15, 6.35, 8.55; X Men (12) 12.00, 1.00, 2.30, 3.30, 5.00, 6.00, 7.30, 8.30; The Flintstones 2 (PG) 1.00; Jimmy Grimble (12) 3.15, 5.35, 8.00; Stuart Little (U) 12.35, 2.25, 4.10; Gone in 60 Seconds (15) 6.00*, 8.35 (Not showing Thurs); Chicken Run (U) 12.25, 2.15 4.00, 6.00; The Perfect Storm (12) 8.00; Advance Showing - Scary Movie (18) 6.00,* 8.35* (* Thurs only); Movie Mob presents Sat morning only £1 a ticket - Doors open 10.30am - Hercules, Toy Story 1, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Aristocats; Senior Screen Presents - Wed morning only - £1.50 - 10.30am - You Got Mail.

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). Shanghai Noon (12) 2.50, 6.20, 9.10; Gossip (15) 7.10, 9.20; Chicken Run (U) 11.50, 2.10, 4.30, 6.40; Stuart Little (U) 11.20, 1.40, 4.00; Thomas & the Magic Railroad (U) 1.00; Gone in 60 Seconds (15) 8.50; My Dog Skip (U) 12.30; X Men (12) 11.40, 2.05, 3.30, 4.35, 6.00, 7.00, 8.30, 9.25; Snatch (18) 12.10, 3.10, 6.10, 9.00; Special Previews - Scary Movie (18) Thurs Only 4.10, 6.40, 9.10; Saturday Kids Club - 10.00am - The Rugrats Movie (U).

Film Shows September

2-Premiere of Confessions of a Vauxhall Chevette at Malvern Cinema, 6pm. Free Entry.

2-American Beauty (18) at the Market Theatre, Ledbury. 7.30pm. £3 on the door. 'Flicks in the Sticks'.

Pop and Rock September

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

Every First Thursday-"Soul and Scallywags" Motown, Soul & Oldies at Scallywags Bar, Link Top, Malvern. 8pm.

1-Clive John at the Red Lion, Stiffords Bridge, near Malvern. 9pm. Admission Free.

1-Rag, Tag & Binbag at the Malvern Hills Hotel, 9pm start. Admission Free.

1-Yorkie at the Anchor Inn, Welland. 9.30pm. Admission Free.

1-Roger Woods Country Music at the Seven Stars, Stiffords Bridge. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

2-Top London R'n'R band "Tonite" at Hanley Castle High School, near Upton-upon-Severn. 7.45-11.45pm. £5 all proceeds to local charities. (01684) 564312.

2-Clive John at Malvern Rugby Football Club. 6pm. Admission Free.

5-Playground at the Malvern Hills Hotel, 9pm start. Admission Free.

Folk and Jazz September

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.

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

Clubs & Societies September

Friends Social Group for Single People aged 26-46. Meet Tuesdays & weekends. Phone Avrill (01905) 20541 or Martin (01905) 613796.

Malvern Hills Green Party meets first Tuesday every month at 3 Manby Road, Malvern, 7.30pm onwards, new faces welcome. Tel 574403, Mike & Trish Turner.

Women's Singing Group, meets at Sunrise Centre 8pm to 10pm every Tuesday. No ability needed, all welcome. Tel (01886) 880573.

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

Circle Dance evenings at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Link Top, Malvern, 8-10pm, first and third Wednesdays each month. Contact Sunnara Vivian on (01684) 891261.

Malvern and District Branch of the Royal Engineers Association meets on the first Tuesday of each month at The Royal British Legion Club, Bosbury Road, Cradley. 8pm. Information Tom Jones, 5 Orchard Road, Malvern.

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

Malvern 18 Plus Groups, a social organisation for all aged between 18 and 35, meet every Monday at The Manor Park Sports Trust, Albert Road North, Malvern. Phone 07968 261138 or email for further information.

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.

Every Tuesday-P H Badminton Club meet at Malvern College Sports Hall. 8-10pm. Social standard. Visitors welcome. Contact (01684) 575656.

Every Wednesday-The Rotary Club of Ledbury meet at 7pm in The Feathers Hotel, Ledbury. Contact Roy Poole (01531) 632349.

Wyvern Swim & Sun Club naturist swims on 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. Small club site near Ledbury. Enquiries (01452) 417004.

Every first Monday of the month the Malvern & District Aquarist Society meet at 8pm at The Anchor Inn, Yates Hay Road, Malvern Link.

Every Monday (except Bank Holidays) Over 60 Club at the Salvation Army, Newtown Road, Malvern. 2.45pm. Details 01684 574458.

First Wednesday of each month- Malvern Family History Group meet in Beacon Room, Malvern Hills College. 7.30-9.30pm. No meeting in August.

Malvern National Woman's Register meet regularly offering informal discussion. Contact Pat Hindle on (01684) 572723.

Malvern Special Needs Swimming Club, every Saturday at Splash 5.15 - 6.15pm. Tel. Evelyn Cunningham (01684) 560445.

Every Monday-Ledbury Badminton Club play at the Leisure Centre, John Masefield High School. 6.30-9.30pm. Social standard. Visitors & new members welcome. (01531) 631892.

Every First Wednesday-Parkinson's Disease Society Friendship Support Group meet at The Chase Rest Home, Upper Welland. 2-4pm. Contact: (01905) 351756.

Every First Monday-Malvern Breathe Easy Group meet at Christ Church Hall, Avenue Road, Malvern. 2pm. Family/carers welcome. Details: Elaine (01905) 760183.

Every Monday evening-Foley Arms Bridge Group play Rubber or Chicago bridge at the Foley Arms Hotel, Malvern. Details: Doreen Elliott (01684) 561525.

2-Bromyard & District Garden Club Autumn Show at the Leisure Centre, Bromyard. Start 2pm.

2-Worcestershire Naturalists' Field Club. Castlemorton Common, Welland. Short afternoon walk. 2pm. Map ref: 790392. Leader: Tony Hughes.

4-Breathe Easy Club meet at Christ Church Hall, Malvern. 2pm. Talk by Mr Alan Smith of The Rising Dragon School of Tai Chi. Contact (01684) 575407.

4-Probus Club of Ledbury meet in the Burgage Hall, Ledbury. 10am - noon. Graham Powell - Carto Philic.

6-Take Two Social Group for unattached adults meet at the Crown, Powick. 8.30pm. Details: (01684) 562074.

7-Alzheimer's Society Worcester & District Branch meet at Woodgreen Evangelical Church, Warndon, Worcester. 7.30pm.

Sales & Bazaars September

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.

2-Gardeners' Market at the Lyttelton Rooms, Church Street, Great Malvern. 9.30am-1pm. Admission Free.

Miscellaneous September

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

Every 1st Wednesday-Tinnitus Self Help Group at Lyttelton Rooms, Church Street, Malvern. 2-4pm. (01684) 567496.

Every Wed to Sat-Lower Brockhampton (National Trust) open 1.30pm-4.30pm. A44 Leominster - Worcester Road. (01885) 488099.

Every Saturday, weather permitting - Come and play French Boule at the Marlbank Pub. From 2.15pm. No equipment needed. Contact Sarah Tindle (01531) 890978.

Every Sunday-Cash bingo at Willie Thorne Snooker Club. Doors open 6.30pm. Eyes down 7.30pm. In aid of County Air Ambulance, alternating with Thornton House Disabled Children's School.

Every Friday--Cash Bingo at Willie Thorne Snooker Club. Doors open 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm. In aid of County Air Ambulance Funds.

Every Tuesday-Free pool at the Lamb Inn, West Malvern from 5.30pm onwards.

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.

On-going Meditation Groups Wednesdays 12.30-2.30pm. 10 week course. £60. Details: Helen Lees (01684) 560317.

Every Thursday-Taoist Meditation & Healing with Salvador March at the Wheel of Life Centre, 6 North Malvern Road. 8.30pm. Tel: (01684) 892023. Also Tai Chi & Qi Gong, 7pm.

First Sunday of every month, St Wulstan's 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 Malvern Evangelical Church, Pickersleigh Road. 2-4pm. New group starting Sept 22nd. Bookings (01684) 574265.

1-Courtyard Comedy Club at the Courtyard, Hereford. 8pm. £6.75 (£5.25 concs). Box Office (01432) 359252.

2-Line Dance Social at Malvern Youth Centre. 8pm. £2.50. Bring your own drinks. Free tea & coffee.

4-Learn How to Mediate - 10 week course led by Helen Lees. 7.30-9pm. £60. Details (01684) 560317.

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

For Children September

Children's Line Dancing. Wednesday evenings. 4-6pm. Age 6-16. £1 per class. Local Malvern Link venue. Details Maureen 572075 or Denise 572662.

Every Saturday morning-Children's Ceramic Painting Classes. 10am-noon. Details fine Fettle Ceramics, Little Tarrington (01432) 890383. (Also adult classes).

Every Monday-Kung Fu & Yoga for Children at Wheel of Life Centre, North Malvern Road, Malvern. 4.45pm. Details (01684) 572443.

Talks September

6-Malvern Civic society. The National Trust in the Severn Valley by John Findlay in the Beacon Room of Malvern Hills College. 7.30pm.

Exhibitions September

3-Malvern Terrace Artists "Art in the Park" on the railings next to the Bandstand, Priory Park, Malvern. 2-5pm.

Gardens September

Everyday-The Picton Garden, Walwyn Road, Colwall open. 11am-5pm. Admission £2, children free. In aid of National Gardens Scheme.

3-Trevi, Over Old Road, Hartpury garden open. 2-6pm. Entrance £2, children free. Plants for sale. Teas.

Walks September

2-Adopt-a-walk Day. Meet Imperial Road 9am for a choice of three walks. Acton Beauchamp & Stanford Bishop - 11 miles; Ripple & Twyning - 7.5 miles; Longdon, Bushley & Forthampton - 4.5 miles. Malvern Hills District Footpath Society

2-Meet Colwall Church 10am for a walk from village via Oyster Hill. Leader: Suzanne Keen. Friends of the Malvern Hills.

4-Meet 6.15pm for last evening walk of the season at second car park out of Callow End on the Old Hills. Distance 3.5-4 miles. Powick Parish Ramblers.