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NUNEATON-based Doodle craft group are holding a handmade crafts and gift fair at The Chase Hotel, Higham Lane, Nuneaton on Saturday November 24 between 10am and 5pm. Pampering treats will also be available. The group are raising money for two local charities, Mary Ann Evans Hospice and People In Action.

EPILEPSY Action hold their monthly meeting on Thursday November 22 at Friends Meeting House, Hill Street, Coventry City Centre at 7pm.

RAMBLERS Coventry Group are organising a four-and-a-half mile walk on Tuesday November 20 in Galton Bridge, West Midlands, which leaves at 9.30am by train from Coventry station. Advance booking is required.

On Saturday November 24 there is a 10-mile walk in Clent and Lickey Hills, departing at 8.30am, from the Park & Ride car park, War Memorial Park.

A further two walks will be on Sunday November 25, which are in Honington (nine miles) and Curdworth (eight miles), which leave at 9.30am and 10am, respectively, from Whitefriars Street, city centre.

For further information call John Garrett on 024 7646 1181.

SHERBOURNE Fields School, Rowington Close, Coundon are holding a Christmas Bazaar this Saturday from 3pm to 5pm.

The Belles of Three Spires will get people into the festive mood. There will be stalls, games and visit from Father Christmas.

A FITNESS instructor is offering a free exercise session at the next Diabetes UK Coventry Voluntary Group's meeting on Tuesday November 20.

Marva Al Ansaari will give a session on exercise, accommodating all levels of mobility. She specialises in exercise for older people and the less-abled, including wheelchair users and adults with learning difficulties.

The meeting is at the West Orchard United Reform Church, Baginton Road, Coventry at 7.30pm. People with diabetes and their carers and families are invited to attend.

A COFFEE morning and cake sale is being held at Bulkington Village Centre on Saturday, November 24.

The event, in School Road, will raise funds for the centre, and follows successful events held earlier this year.

Anyone able to donate any baked goods which can be sold should contact the centre on 024 7649 4094.

CHILDREN can meet Santa at the Old Clarence pub, in Earlsdon, Coventry. There will also be a disco, stalls, tombola and lucky dip.

The event is on Sunday December 2, 4pm to 6pm.

Tickets are PS5 per child, with proceeds going to the Mercia MS Therapy Centre, and are available at the pub, or by calling the charity on 024 7661 1088.

A CHRISTMAS festival is being planned for Leamington's Old Town.

The Old Town Business Association will put on arts and crafts stalls as well as mulled wine, hot chestnuts and live entertainment.

Local businesses will also set up along the pavements of Bath Street and Regent Place from 10.30am to 6pm on Sunday December 2.

AN evening of Bollywood songs will entertain guests at an event in Coventry on Friday November 23.

The show will be held at the Welcome Centre, 47 Parkside, Cheylesmore, and has been organised by community project Sahara and the Asian Blind Association.

Tickets are PS12 for adults and PS10 for children and are available on 024 7663 2972.

A SELF-DEFENCE school is holding an open day in Bedworth next weekend.

There will be talks and demonstrations at Martial Arts Academy, in George Street, opposite Tesco, from 12pm to 3pm on Saturday, November 24.

Instructor Paul Burkinshaw will also be signing copies of his book on kung fu legend Bob Johnson.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
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Date:Nov 19, 2012
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