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HRH The Countess of Wessex visited the Balsam Centre last week!

Wed 8 Nov '17, 22:23
By Sue Place
HRH The Countess of Wessex visited the Balsam Centre last week!

The Balsam Centre in Wincanton proudly welcomed Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex on her official visit on Wednesday 1st November.

What's on at the Balsam Centre for 11 – 16 year olds?

Mon 21 Nov '16, 15:35
By Annette Yoosefinejad
What's on at the Balsam Centre for 11 – 16 year olds?

The Balsam Centre in Wincanton is running new activities for local young people, including a weekly Youth Café and some exciting workshops. Fancy being in a Christmas video? Read on for more details.

PPG Health Promotion Evening on Wednesday 7th March

Wed 2 Mar '16, 16:44
By Nigel Engert
PPG Health Promotion Evening on Wednesday 7th March

Wincanton Health Centre Patient Participation Group (PPG) in association with Health Centre staff have organised a Health Promotion Evening at the Balsam Centre from 7.00-9.00pm on Wednesday 9th March. All welcome!

Big Balsam Quiz at The Nog Inn – Thursday 25th February

Thu 18 Feb '16, 12:30
By Abbie Castle
Big Balsam Quiz at The Nog Inn – Thursday 25th February

Wincanton Marathon Man, Berry Bernsen, is holding a Quiz Night at the Nog Inn to help him reach his £1,500 fundraising target. Book a table with friends to make a night of it. Entry includes a bowl of chilli!

Save it! Energy, Water & Money Event at the Balsam Centre

Wed 27 Jan '16, 15:32
By John Wilcott
Save it! Energy, Water & Money Event at the Balsam Centre

WISH (Warmer Improved Somerset Homes), Wessex Water and South Somerset Council are holding a Save it! Energy, Water and Money event at the Balsam Centre in Wincanton on Tuesday 1st March between 12.30pm and 3.30pm.

Feel Better with a Book at The Balsam Centre

Fri 11 Sep '15, 17:13
By Samantha Weaver
Feel Better with a Book at The Balsam Centre

Looking to enjoy a good read and meet new people? In need of a boost now that summer’s over? A new weekly reading group, encouraging the local community to connect through great literature, is beginning at The Balsam Centre this week.

Digital Photography Course at The Balsam Centre

Mon 7 Sep '15, 00:53
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Digital Photography Course at The Balsam Centre

Wincanton Camera Club is returning to run a Digital Photography Course at The Balsam Centre, on Saturday 12th September. This was a very popular course so we’ve asked the Camera Club to come back and run another.

Free Skills Workshops for Anyone Working 16 Hours or Less

Tue 7 Apr '15, 15:40
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Free Skills Workshops for Anyone Working 16 Hours or Less

The Balsam Centre is running a Jewellery Workshop and an Ebay workshop as part of their new Skills Workshops, aimed at people who are not working or working 16 hours or less.

Key Milestone for New Wincanton Children’s Nursery

Wed 1 Apr '15, 15:42
By Sue Place
Key Milestone for New Wincanton Children’s Nursery

Offices at Churchfields, Wincanton have had change of use permission granted by South Somerset District Council to transform them into a children’s nursery. Forty much needed spaces for 0 – 4 year-olds will be created.

The Shedders – Working in the Community

Fri 27 Mar '15, 13:24
By John Smith
The Shedders – Working in the Community

Wincanton’s Shedders were in the press recently because of their work supplying owl boxes to the Hawke and Owl Trust. Now they are bringing the benefits of their gifts to bear closer to home.

“Create-Saturdays” at the Balsam Centre

Tue 10 Mar '15, 10:35
By Annette Yoosefinejad
“Create-Saturdays” at the Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre is starting some new art and creative workshops on Saturdays at the Balsam Centre, starting in March.

Race Night Fundraiser for the Balsam Centre

Mon 16 Feb '15, 18:20
By Lynn Ward
Race Night Fundraiser for the Balsam Centre

Get a group of friends together and join the Balsam Centre as they host an evening of entertainment with their Race Night fundraiser on Friday 27th Feburary at Wincanton Memorial Hall.

Energy Best Deal Workshop at the Balsam Centre UPDATED

Thu 4 Dec '14, 21:51
By Mandy Eldred-Tyler
Energy Best Deal Workshop at the Balsam Centre <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

If the cost of heating your home is a worry, the South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau can help. Their free "Energy Best Deal" workshop on Thursday 22nd January will help you get the best deal from your energy suppliers.

Lawnmower Maintenance Workshop Starting at The Balsam Centre

Sat 22 Nov '14, 14:31
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Lawnmower Maintenance Workshop Starting at The Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre is running some new practical workshops and classes for people who are out of work or unemployed. The latest to start is a Lawnmower Maintenance Workshop. The class will take place every Wednesday at 11.00am.

Balsam Centre to Run New Weekend Courses!

Mon 15 Sep '14, 21:08
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Balsam Centre to Run New Weekend Courses!

New weekend courses are coming to Wincanton, especially for those people unable to make any of our weekday sessions. The Balsam Centre will be opening up at weekends to hold a range of workshops and courses.

Wincanton History Walk

Tue 5 Aug '14, 20:05
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Wincanton History Walk

Take a walk around Wincanton with Frank Foster on Tuesday 12th August at 10.00am, traveling back in time to discover the history of this town, the battles and the buildings.

Opticians Walk Raises £500 for Balsam Centre Project

Fri 4 Jul '14, 22:23
By Robert Frith Optometrists
Opticians Walk Raises £500 for Balsam Centre Project

On Sunday 27th April 2014 all the staff at Robert Friths Optometrists Wincanton escaped from the practice to be let loose on a 10 mile walk around Stourhead in aid of The Balsam Centre.

Sharing Textile Skills with Carrington House

Fri 23 May '14, 14:06
By Sophie Bellars
Sharing Textile Skills with Carrington House

Residents of Carrington House helped to create a textile piece at the Balsam Centre commemorating the 37 men from Wincanton who are on the Roll of Honour at the Parish Church.

Heritage Lottery Funding Comes to Wincanton

Tue 20 May '14, 19:37
By Sophie Bellars
Heritage Lottery Funding Comes to Wincanton

A First World War Community and Arts Heritage Project has won Heritage Lottery Funding. The project focuses on the impact the War had on Wincanton 100 years ago, using local artefacts and commemorative crafted objects to engage with young people.

A Free Textile Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Wed 23 Apr '14, 09:19
By Sophie Bellars
A Free Textile Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Commemorating 100 years since the Great War, the Balsam Centre is offering a 6 week textile workshop to everyone! Reflecting on 37 named men on the Roll of Honour held at the Parish Church, come and learn new skills and techniques.

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