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February 6, 2020

3rd Forres Guides

February 6, 2020 @ 12:00 am at

Come and join the fun every Thursday evening. Call Louise for more details 01309 672042 Visit girlguiding.org.uk/joinus

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Gruffalo Time - Mask Making and Treasure Hunt

February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am at 1 Greshop Road

Follow the tale of The Gruffalo in this fun mask making and treasure hunt workshop brought to by the M&C team. Ideal for primary school children, your little ones will enjoy making their own masks and embark on a journey much like The Gruffalo in a fun treasure hunt! Whilst they have fun with the M&C team you can kick back and enjoy a quiet cup of coffee and a browse around the gifts and garden centre! Booking is essential by popping into the coffee shop or calling 01309 696940. The cost is £6.50 per child. Between 6-10 February we are also offering a FREE hot kid’s meal when an adult purchases a meal and a drink. This offer is for loyalty card members. Not got one? No problem! Just sign up in-store!

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Bookbug Sessions

February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am at

Rhymes for 0-4 yr olds. Must be accompanied by an adult.

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Indoor Bowling

February 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am at

  • Starts 9 January
  • Forres House Sports Hall
  • Thursday mornings, 11:00am to 12:30pm, till 28 May
  • This group is for older adults wishing to meet new people, make friends and stay active

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Baby Drop-In Clinic

February 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm at Grantown Road

** NEW TIME** - the Forres Drop-In Baby Clinic will now take place on Thursdays from 2-3pm

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Free Sessions for Android Tablets and Smartphones

February 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm at High Street

Have you a new phone or Tablet? Want to learn how to use it? Forres Online are offering free sessions for Android Tablets & Smartphones for beginners and those wishing to learn more about their devices! @Forres Town Hall

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February 7, 2020

Unicorns and Superheroes

February 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am at 1 Greshop Road

Encourage your little ones to dress up as their favourite superhero and enjoy some fun at M&C. In this half-term workshop your little hero will be able to enjoy themed cake making and superhero crafts. Whilst they have fun with the M&C team you can kick back and enjoy a quiet cup of coffee and a browse around the gifts and garden centre! Booking is essential by popping into the coffee shop or calling 01309 6969490. The cost is £6.50 per child. Fancy dress not essential! Between 6-10 February we are also offering a FREE hot kid’s meal when an adult purchases a meal and a drink. This offer is for loyalty card members. Not got one? No problem! Just sign up in store!

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Hatha Yoga

February 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am at High Street

Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher. All welcome. www.hathayogamoray.co.uk hathayogamoray@yahoo.com 07793 718500

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Learn Kung Fu

February 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at Bursyard Road

Yee's Hung Ga Forres Every Friday, in Forres Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.

  • Ages 12 years and younger: 7pm to 8pm
  • Ages 12 years and older: 8pm to 9pm
£5 per class (£4 for 12 and under)

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Forres Ceilidh

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm at High Street

ceilidh for all the family with live band camelion. All welcome. Supper included. Tickets available from Babalu or email pennyk.wilkinson@gmail.com

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Psychic Night

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm at Gordon Street

This night promises something for everyone, and Derek is well known for bringing the 'feel good' factor to everything he does. So whether you hope to receive a message from a loved one, an answer to a difficult question or help to feel better physically or mentally, an evening with Derek McGillivray is definitely a step in the right direction. £18 enrty includes tea, coffee and snacks.

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Booksmart (Film)

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm at The Park, Findhorn IV36 3TZ

The story follows Amy and Molly, two school swots and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never to fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night of excess. A laugh out loud story, directed by actress Olivia Wilde and written by an all-woman team, about the meaningful bonds we create. Rating: 15+ Runtime: 105 minutes screened with subtitles

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New Gambler

February 7, 2020 @ 8:30 pm at 1 Tytler Street

Dougie Sim is the lead singer of New Gambler. The photo shows him with other musicians who may or may not be in the band New Gambler. You'll have to come along and see for yourself! Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8.30pm.

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February 8, 2020

Forres Golf Club Coffee Morning

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am at High Street

It is that time of year again, our annual coffee morning takes place on Saturday 8th of February at Forres Town Hall. We will again be hosting a wide variety of stalls at the coffee morning such as Bric-a-Brac, Bottles, Books, Raffle, Chocolate and Home bakes. Doors open from 9:00am until 12:00noon

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Character Development Workshop

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am at

LIMITED SPACES SO BOOKING ESSENTIAL Character Development Workshop for writers, actors and storytellers of all kinds. Get to know your character better through writing exercises and playful activities in a small group setting. 10AM - 1PM on Saturday 8th of February 2020 In the Den, East Whins, Findhorn £20 per person Contact joannezeaster@yahoo.co.uk

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February 9, 2020

Soup and Sweet Lunch

February 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm at Russell Place

Join us this Sunday for soup and sweet lunch at our church hall. Delicious lunch and great company and a fantastic opportunity to support the work of TESS. Teso Educational support services (TESS) identifies needy families in Uganda and helps with the education of their children to secondary school,university and vocational college.

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February 10, 2020

Fortnite Nerf Wars

February 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am at High Street

Fun and Exciting NERF WARS for kids aged between 6-12 1.5 hours of Non-Stop interactive fun. Themed FORTNITE Team games such as Battle Royale, last player standing and M.V.P make this a fun and enjoyable event for children of all ages. Why not celebrate your win by flossing beside your opponent!! GAME ON! All sessions are coach led by highly experienced, PVG checked coaches. EQ Sport are a fully insured company. Parents can drop kids off. Please ensure kids are wearing comfortable clothing and have something to drink for the session.

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The Hungry Caterpillar – pizza making and seed planting

February 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am at 1 Greshop Road

Follow the tale of The Hungry Caterpillar with this interactive pizza-making and seed-planting workshop at M&C. Ideal for primary school children, your little ones will enjoy making their own pizzas and learning how to sow seeds. Whilst they have fun with the M&C team you can kick back and enjoy a quiet cup of coffee and a browse around the gifts and garden centre! Booking is essential by popping into the coffee shop or calling 01309 696940. The cost is £6.50 per child. Between 6-10 February we are also offering a FREE hot kid’s meal when an adult purchases a meal and a drink. This offer is for loyalty card members. Not got one? No problem! Just sign up in-store!

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Citizens' Advice Bureau – weekly drop-in

February 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm at Tytler Street

Citizens' Advice Bureaux help people with issues related to benefits, housing, employment, utilities, immigration, health, family, consumer, debt and money, law and courts, or anything else. Every week at Forres Jobcentre, Monday 1pm.

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Hatha Yoga

February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at High Street

Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher. All welcome. www.hathayogamoray.co.uk hathayogamoray@yahoo.com 07793 718500

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TAI CHI

February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at High Street

A slow moving sequence of relaxed fluid movements that can help improve health and calm the mind. Beginners welcome, come along and give it a go. Other classes available.

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February 11, 2020

Qigong classes

February 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm at Rafford

Qigong is similar to Tai Chi and has all the benefits of increased balance, mobility and wellbeing and is very easy to learn. These classes are suitable for beginners and Practitioners.

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Rotary Club drop-in

February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm at Tesco

Find out what Rotary Club do in Forres. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. Just look out for the Rotary Table banners to find us.

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February 12, 2020

Rotary Club drop-in

February 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am at

Find out what Rotary Club do in Forres. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. Just look out for the Rotary Table banners to find us.

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Hatha Yoga

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at High Street

Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher. All welcome. www.hathayogamoray.co.uk hathayogamoray@yahoo.com 07793 718500

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Charity Bingo

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at Forres House

Join us at The Community Cafe for a fun Charity Bingo Night in aid of the charity Ray's Opportunities. Every Wednesday evening 7pm for a 7.30 start. Cash prizes to be won and usual raffle and refreshments. Bingo charges £1.25 for a book. Prizes £5.00 per line, £10.00 for full house

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February 13, 2020

3rd Forres Guides

February 13, 2020 @ 12:00 am at

Come and join the fun every Thursday evening. Call Louise for more details 01309 672042 Visit girlguiding.org.uk/joinus

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Indoor Bowling

February 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am at

  • Starts 9 January
  • Forres House Sports Hall
  • Thursday mornings, 11:00am to 12:30pm, till 28 May
  • This group is for older adults wishing to meet new people, make friends and stay active

More information

Baby Drop-In Clinic

February 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm at Grantown Road

** NEW TIME** - the Forres Drop-In Baby Clinic will now take place on Thursdays from 2-3pm

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Free Sessions for Android Tablets and Smartphones

February 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm at High Street

Have you a new phone or Tablet? Want to learn how to use it? Forres Online are offering free sessions for Android Tablets & Smartphones for beginners and those wishing to learn more about their devices! @Forres Town Hall

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February 14, 2020

Hatha Yoga

February 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am at High Street

Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher. All welcome. www.hathayogamoray.co.uk hathayogamoray@yahoo.com 07793 718500

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Agewise with Margot

February 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am at Bogton Road

With Agewise Margot will lead you through an exploration of this time of natural change and and towards a process of positive ageing. Throughout the sessions you will explore key themes around life transitions, the opportunities they present as well as the challenges they bring. You will learn specific techniques to support you in this process.These include:mindfulness, relaxation and creative reflection. The classes will: *Enhance your quality of life and sense of satisfaction *Improve self-esteem and sense of purpose *Encourage overall relaxation and enjoyment for this special time of life.

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Learn Kung Fu

February 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm at Bursyard Road

Yee's Hung Ga Forres Every Friday, in Forres Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.

  • Ages 12 years and younger: 7pm to 8pm
  • Ages 12 years and older: 8pm to 9pm
£5 per class (£4 for 12 and under)

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February 15, 2020

Bookbug Sessions

February 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am at

Rhymes for 0-4 yr olds. Must be accompanied by an adult.

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Eaten by Lions (Film)

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm at The Park, Findhorn IV36 3TZ

Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions in a freak accident they embark on a journey to find Omar’s real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both boys and set amongst the bright lights of Blackpool. The Choudray family represents a truly contemporary example of modern multicultural Britain – but what will the brothers make of their eccentric newfound family? Will they be going to Mecca or Mecca bingo? In contrast to the old fashioned stereotypes about Blackpool, the comedy is sharp, current and non-stop. Rating: 12+ no subtitles

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Fisherman's Friends

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm at High Street

Film Forres presents Fishermans friends. Based on a true story. Doors open 19:00. Film starts 19.30 Bring your own bottle. Cabaret style seating.

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Latin night party

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm at Bogton Road

Salsa party with live Colombian Salsa vocals.

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February 16, 2020

Darnaway Scottish Orienteering League

February 16, 2020 @ 12:00 am at

Full details at moravianorienteering.org

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MRC Show Jump training with Avril Johnston

February 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am at

Great chance to have a practice ahead of our first Show Jumping competition @ Mundole Equestrian the following Sunday 23rd February. You will only be able to book your slot by contacting Avril Johnston, our Training Officer directly on her mobile (07752056673)??? Costs : £25.00 for MRC members £35.00 for non MRC members Payments to be made in advance to MRC account : 00281285 @ 83-20-14 (Ref:training/name)

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