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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.

Feel Better with a Book at The Balsam Centre

Fri 11 Sep '15, 16:13
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

Sun 6 Sep '15, 23:53
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, 14:40
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.

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.

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.

Wincanton History Walk

Tue 5 Aug '14, 19:05
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.

A Free Textile Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Wed 23 Apr '14, 08:19
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.

Creative Writing at the Balsam Centre – Starts May 2014

Thu 10 Apr '14, 12:04
By Lynn Ward
Creative Writing at the Balsam Centre – Starts May 2014

Join us at the Balsam Centre for a new course on Creative Writing. The tutor, Emma Craigie, who is a published author, will be offering a gentle introduction to creative writing which will inspire and develop your writing skills.

New Games Club at the Balsam Centre

Wed 26 Jun '13, 09:03
By Annette Yoosefineyad
New Games Club at the Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre is getting a new club - a games club. If you’re interested in playing Scrabble and Upwords, Chess, Bridge, Mahjong and card games, come along and join in!

Sewing Classes at the Balsam Centre

Tue 25 Jun '13, 09:25
By Annette Yoosefineyad
Sewing Classes at the Balsam Centre

At the request of several members of the Job Done project at the Balsam Centre, a five-week sewing course will be starting on Wednesday 3rd July. Be quick to sign up - very few places remain!

New Courses and Activities at the Balsam Centre

Thu 4 Apr '13, 11:01
By Annette Yoosefinejad
New Courses and Activities at the Balsam Centre

A variety of new courses and activities are either about to start or have recently begun at the Balsam Centre, designed to get you out and about this Spring, to learn something new or meet new friends.

Another Chance to Learn to Meditate at the Balsam Centre

Thu 28 Feb '13, 13:23
By Bhadra
Another Chance to Learn to Meditate at the Balsam Centre

Did you know meditation can bring clarity and peace to support you to meet the stresses of daily life? Meditation is now taught at the Balsam Centre. If you missed the first course here is another opportunity beginning 4th March.

New Meditation Course at the Balsam Centre

Thu 3 Jan '13, 18:05
By Bhadra
New Meditation Course at the Balsam Centre

Meditation is a very practical way of working with stress and its causes. It is also great for releasing energy and generating calm. You do not need any previous experience. Health warning: beware, this could positively change your life!

Dorset High Tops Button Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Thu 15 Nov '12, 15:27
By Lynn Ward
Dorset High Tops Button Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Try your hand at making High Top Buttons at this workshop, taking place at The Balsam Centre on Friday 30 November 2012.

New Classes at The Balsam Centre

Tue 12 Apr '11, 16:45
By Lynn Ward
New Classes at The Balsam Centre

Tai Chi for beginners and Pilates for beginners and improvers have started at the Balsam Centre, each Thursday.

Want to Join a Knitting Group?

Sat 2 Apr '11, 18:19
By Lynn Ward
Want to Join a Knitting Group?

Want to try knitting? A very relaxing and interesting way to be creative and make friends!

Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! New Zumba Fitness Class Comes to Wincanton

Tue 28 Sep '10, 11:45
By Lynn Ward
Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! New Zumba Fitness Class Comes to Wincanton

Zumba fitness starts at the Balsam Centre, Wincanton every Tuesday 8.30-9.30pm from 14th September.

Apple Juicing with The Balsam Centre

Tue 28 Sep '10, 11:36
By Chris Fenton
Apple Juicing with The Balsam Centre

Do you fancy making your own apple juice? Tim from the Balsam Centre has arranged sessions at the Centre, Templecombe and Galhampton. Just bring your own apples and bottles.

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