Aikido and Kenjutsu encourages children to relate to each other peacefully and with calmness, as well as giving them physical confidence, good
posture and focus, and developing their physical flexibility and mental/emotional awareness.
The class will be taught by Nicola Endicott 3rd Dan. She is DBS checked through the Amateur Martial Association.
Classes are currently run on Wednesdays, during term time. Children from the age of 10-15 years can attend. A trial class is £10. Annual martial arts insurance and Dojo membership is required after the trial class and costs £18.
We meet at The Reading Room on the 1st Wednesday every month.
March & November coffee mornings include a 'Bring & Buy' and Raffle.
We are open to everyone. Children welcome.
The Village Coffee Morning was started in 1966 and has been running ever since.
New faces are always welcome, please just come along. Also, if you would like to help in any way, I would be delighted to hear from you.
Aikido is a practice of self-defense which aims to harmonise and transform an attack rather than block it. Kenjutsu is a sword form
we practice with wooden and leather covered bamboo swords. Both are a training of mind, body and spirit which have many applications
to everyday life.
Cost: £15 per class, or £65 for 5 classes paid in advance.
£25 annual membership, covering insurance and membership of an international Aikido and Kenjutsu association, through which we grade black belts and get access to international seminars.
Art History lectures explore the different periods of Art in Europe. Set within the respective social and historical context
of the periods it gives a deeper understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of paintings and sculpture.
Courses each year of twenty, 2 hour lectures are on a Wednesday morning, run from September to April each year by Brenda Culliford (née Whitaker) MA,BA (Hons) Diploma of European Humanities, who is an art historian of many years experience.
Brenda Culliford (née Whitaker)
Richings Korean Martial Art is a martial art that's a fun and exciting way to keep fit, improve flexibility, co-ordination, balance
and concentration in a friendly safe and fun environment.
Primarily based around Choi Kwang Do, the techniques developed use the natural biomechanics of the body to keep the movements smooth and fluid. The methods are designed to develop optimum force on impact to place less pressure on the joints meaning its suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Established some 20 years, Westcott Bridge Club meets every Monday evening at the Reading Room.
Duplicate sessions begin at 19:00 prompt and usually finish by 22:00 throughout the year with the exception of August when we take a break. We average 9 - 10 tables most weeks and newcomers are always welcome. We do not operate a spare partner system although we can usually find new members a partner given enough notice.