A community website with news and information
for the village of Wing in Buckinghamshire

Social

Bingo (Wing Welfare)

Where Wing Village Hall
When 19:30 Start 1st Monday in month (2nd if Bank Holiday)
Contact Malcolm Rickard on 01296 688428

Café Oasis

Where All Saints Church
When 10:00-12:00 Saturdays
Contact Helen Barnes on 01296 682408 or email helen.barnes1503@gmail.com

A café in All Saints Church. A drink of tea or coffee and a cake is available for a suggested donation of £1 per person. Many people come to sit and read the paper, meet people or as a treat for the children. Offers for helping at the café are always welcome.

Contact the Elderly

Where Around the local area
When 15:00– 17:00 Sundays
Contact 0800 716543

They arrange small monthly tea parties in hosts’ homes and the guests are picked up by volunteer drivers. There is no charge and it is open to people 75 and over living alone.

Golden Years

Where Wantage Crescent
When 09:15-15:30 Tuesdays
Contact Sue Tearle 01525 852764

Simply Walks (Wing Branch)

Where Meet at the Wing library
When 10:30-11:45 (plus optional tea and coffee) Wednesdays
Contact 01494 475367 or email simplywalks@buckscc.gov.uk

Gentle walk for 30-45 minutes led by trained volunteers and “back markers”, so you can walk at your own pace. There is no booking fee and free to attend, although donations are welcome.

Wing Day Care Friends

Where Wantage Crescent
When All day Thursday
Contact 07399 813448

This is a daycare service that is run by volunteers who have been working with the elderly in Wing for the past 20 plus years. It is held in Wantage Crescent all day on a Thursday, a home-cooked meal is provided and transport can be arranged. If you are a carer who would like to hear more about us or someone who would like a social day out, please get in touch.

Wing Gardening Club

Where Wing Village Hall
When 19:30 for 20:00 start every 2nd Tuesday of the month
Contact Christine Carrick 01296 682804, or email winggardeningclub@hotmail.co.uk

Come and join us for monthly meetings – informative and knowledgeable speakers, garden visits, plant sales, practical demonstrations and more. Meetings open to non-members.

Wing Heritage

Where Around Wing Parish
Contact Sarah Roe 07919 626906, or email wingheritage@gmail.com

Archaeological investigations, Family History and historical research of Wing Parish.

Wing Lunch Club

Where Wing Village Hall
When 12:15-14:00 dates in ‘What’s on in Wing’
Contact Sue Nightingale 01296 682999

Meets every fortnight providing a 2-course lunch for £3 for the over-sixties.

Wing Players

Where Please contact for venue
When 20:00-22:00 Wednesdays
Contact Helen McGwyre 01296 682378 or email wingplayers01@gmail.com

Wing Players perform pantomimes, murder mysteries and a variety of shows throughout the year. More information can be found on the website at wingplayers.wordpress.com

Wing Pop-in

Where Wing Village Hall
When 13:30-16:00 3rd Thursday of the month
Contact Sheila Woolhead 01296 688337 or Janet Ratcliffe 01296 720946

The ‘Pop-In’ – Age Concern, Wing and District aims to provide an afternoon of entertainment, friendship, fun and a cup of tea and cake. The charge is £3 for the afternoon — please come along for a free taster! There are also 2 or 3 outings a year.

Wing Singers

Where Wing Village Hall
When 17:00-18:00 Sundays (during term-time)
Contact Lance Redler 01296 681286 or email wingsingers@yahoo.co.uk

Wing Singers is a community choir that is open to all ages (including accompanied children), all standards, with no auditions and no requirement to read music.
Website: www.thewingsingers.org.uk

Wing WI

Where Wing Village Hall
When 19:30 3rd Thursday every month
Contact President Maureen Lomas 01296 682915 or email maureen@woolly.demon.co.uk
Secretary Pat Jones 01296 682362 or email pat.jones@talk21.com

The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities — see more at www.thewi.org.uk

Wing Branch of WI offer a range of interesting talks and discussions, outings and other social events.