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Aug
13

NCS volunteers make a difference at Greyfriars.

An offer we could not refuse! On Monday the 6th August the Greyfriars office team were contacted by Abbie from NCS https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/to volunteer the services of 14 young people on the 9th August. With an offer like that we could not refuse so caretakers George, Phil and Bryn , office staff  and volunteers Lynda and […]

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Aug
06

Pilates with Sandie Wills at Greyfriars.

Why Pilates? After the success of her first two terms at Greyfriars, Sandie is now extending her classes and will be teaching three classes on Monday evenings from September, between 6.30-9.30 Change the way you look Pilates provides a whole body workout leading to flatter abs, firmer glutes and long, lean, sculpted muscles – quickly. […]

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Aug
03

First Aid Training

Would you like to learn First Aid? Sarah Pestridge of New Forest First Aid Training https://newforestfirstaidtraining.co.uk/ regularly runs courses at Greyfriars Community Centre and is now taking booking  for a variety of courses running in September and October. Whatever your group size or previous First Aid experience highly rated training sessions will be delivered in an engaging, safe […]

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Aug
02

Meditation Workshop at Greyfriars Saturday 11th August between 10:30 and 1:00

Kadampa Meditation presents …Understanding the potential of our mind A morning of guided mediation, based on ancient Buddhist practice of Mahamudra, in which you will learn to experience mental clarity and inner peace by mediating the mind itself. Book on line at or phone Teachers Kaz Tate and Maria Jose Luna on 02380482696 for more […]

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Jul
31

Songs of the Light – FREE Concert at Greyfriars – 14th August 7.30pm

Preview the performance coming to Salisbury Cathedral this Christmas! Songs of the light in partnership with Conical Sphere music Performed by Richard Mc Lester An immersive evening of Pop and Choral music with spectacular film projections. Buy tickets here https://thelight2018.com/  

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Jul
18

Chocolate Making Workshops

Jackie from Jaquella Handmade Chocolates will be holding some workshops at Greyfriars, monthly from September till December 2018.   Chocolate Heaven Jackie regularly sells her chocolates and truffles at local farmers markets. Participants will make 20-30 Chocolate Liqueur Truffles to take away and will work in small groups where they will have step by step [...]
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Jul
18

Would you like to try Bridge and raise money for local charities at the same time?

On Saturday 1st September Greyfriars Bridge Club is hosting a Charity Duplicate Bridge afternoon in aid of the Verwood and Ringwood Food Banks, starting at 1:30 p.m. During the interval a full High Tea will be served. Entry is £10 per person and pairs can enter via our website. Learn to play Bridge with Greyfriars [...]
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Jul
11

Joan Osborne retires from Greyfriars after 27 years of teaching “Painting Plants and Flowers”.

Joan Osborne has been holding her unique “Painting Plants and Flowers” classes at Greyfriars for over 27 years but has decided that the time is right to put away her easel, certainly in a teaching capacity. Although not initially a teacher but a very keen artist, over the years Joan has not only taught classes […]

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Jul
11

Free Trial session! Roll up,roll up! The Perform Circus is coming to Greyfriars!

Roll up, roll up! We’re off to the Perform Circus! Perform are delighted to announce we are opening some new weekly classes in Ringwood. Our drama, dance and singing classes are aimed specifically at building children’s confidence and social skills  as well as being the best fun they will have all week. Classes will be […]

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Jul
11

Do you like odd jobs or decorating? Do you have a little time to spare?

Would you like to help cheer up Greyfriars by volunteering to help with a little decorating or small jobs over the summer holiday? We are looking for anyone who has a little time, energy and enthusiasm to help our wonderful care-taking team who will be tackling the larger maintenance jobs. One hour or a day, […]

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