WSC Section News – February / March 2018

Hi Everyone! Well this is the first Newsletter of 2018 and it’s great to know that we have been almost fully booked up in the Clubhouse with functions from January, right through to the end of April.

So you are thinking of organising a party and want to be guaranteed a great evening, don’t leave it too late, just pick up the phone and give us a call. We can accommodate Weddings, Birthdays and other family get-togethers and our friendly, helpful staff will ensure you have a fantastic time! Our Refectory (wooden dance floor and balcony area) has recently been given a bit of a facelift. If you have seen it, we are sure you will agree how spacious, light and airy it now looks. Great for that party disco! Telephone the office on 01924 365007

Open Mic Night
Come and celebrate with us, one year of Open Mic Nights. During 2017 we have had some very talented artists entertaining us: Singers, guitarists, poets, comedians and ukulele players, to name but a few. So come along and enjoy some great entertainment. First act 7 pm, Main bar/lounge area.


Bowls Quiz Night 4th March 7pm
Bowls’ Section Quiz nights have become really popular, so make sure you get your ticket early if you want to test the little grey cells whilst also having lots of fun!

Tickets available behind the bar, Price £6.00 which includes Pie and Pea Supper.

Muiderberg Hockey Club Visit
It was in 1999 that Norman and Pam Hughes discovered Muidereberg hockey club and took a party of children and parents there. Since then, the Anglo Dutch exchange has grown in strength and this year it is the turn of Wakefield Hockey Club to once again welcome.

Muiderberg Hockey Team to Wakefield 30 March – Monday 2 April. As usual, this is sure to be an exciting fun packed weekend for all involved.

Car Parking at Wakefield Sports Club
Only £3.00 per day! Available any time during the day Monday – Friday (excludes weekends) Just a few minutes walk to Wakefield Town Centre, Trinity Centre, and Pinderfields Hospital.

Section News

The Green Army Hockey Camp is back for their first ever February Camp. Ages 7-14. All playing levels welcome and catered for. Organised by former international player and coach, Danny Berry. Price £100 for all 4 days, or £30 per day.

13-16 February 10 am – 4 pm. Contact Danny on 07450996799. Wakefield Hockey Club welcomes Muiderberg Hockey Team Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April.

EH Yorkshire Cup Final: After what was a nail biting penalty flick finish the U14 Girls won the Finals of the EH Yorkshire Cup Final on Sunday 28th January. Many congratulations to them!

The hockey perimeter netting along Eastmoor Road is due to be repaired, imminently, and tidied up.

Fri 16 Feb: Roger Beaujolais Quartet. Master of the vibraphone tours to promote his best received quartet recording yet.

Fri 23 Feb: Triptych – The Paul Edis Trio. Major pianist from the North East with his most established Trio.

Fri 2 March: Alina Bzhezhinska’s London Quartet. Alina is a harpist of exceptional accomplishment and has performed with many major European orchestras.

Fri 9 March: Alyn Cosker Quartet. Scots drummer shows off his talent for composition and rhythm.

Fri 16 March: Ubunye – South African Vocal Jazz. A Northern line ambassador artist gig sponsored by Jazz North.

Easter Break: Jazz will finish on 16th March for their Easter break and will be back on Friday 13th April.

Wakefield Squash Club’s newly re-constituted committee are working in partnership with English Squash and Sport Active Lifestyles towards achieving the prestigious Sport England ‘Clubmark’ Award. This award will enable the Club to be highlighted as a ‘Development club’ and help support the new committee in driving the Club forward and putting Wakefield back on the Squash map. Whether you are an established player, a weekly hacker or someone totally new to the game, Wakefield Squash Club is the ideal Club to meet your squash playing needs.

New players are always welcome, any age, any standard! So come and be a part of one of the most progressive clubs in the region. We look forward to meeting you. See website: for further information.

Rifle & Pistol
Beginners with little or no prior experience are especially welcome at R & P Club. The following is a little information on how the membership works: Each person who joins the Club will have to pass a probationary period before being granted full membership status. This is required in order to apply for a firearms certificate. During this time safety, technique and shooting skills are taught along with ample opportunity to try lots of different firearms The minimum period before anyone can become a full member is 3 months and a minimum of 12 separate visits. Wednesday – Beginners’ night. Please see website for further information.

The first team has had improved fortunes defeating a York team and Doncaster to move up to fifth place in the table. Aditya Tangirela came first in the Leeds Junior Congress at the end of January.

Oscar Orr, aged 11, came third in the minor section at the York Junior Rapid Congress in January. He narrowly missed out winning the section. Several of our juniors are playing for our second team on
Saturdays and a few in the evening league.

At the beginning of February our junior team is taking part in round 2 of the Yorkshire Junior League in York which provides an excellent experience for them

Bowls Section has once again been enjoying playing on the Astro Turf during the Winter, and have turned up to play in all weather! Now that’s dedication for you!

Just in time for the start of the season the Bowl’s Pavilion has been given a face lift with a new Roof and fascia boards and is in the process of having new PVC doors and Windows installed. Also the corrugated roofing over the seating by the hedge is being replaced.

On Sunday 4 March everyone is welcome to come along to Bowl’s Quiz Night with Pie and Pea Supper. 7pm start. Tickets £6.00. (See over.)

Coffee Mornings are every first Wednesday of the month, in the Pavilion at 10am.

Advertising at Wakefield Sports Club
Calling all local businesses. Advertise your company here, at the Sports Club.

Only £3 + VAT per week! It is the perfect place to be seen. Banner size is 76 cm high x 244 cm Long. Must be heavy duty, outdoor fabric, with metal eyelets. Telephone the office on 01924 365007

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