December 2013

Sun
01
Whole Kids Club @ Acorn - Christmas Ornaments
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Whole Kids Club @ Acorn - Christmas Ornaments
Sunday, December 1st
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5 per child with proceeds to The Wiggly Worm charity

Visit us in the Acorn Cook Centre where we'll be making, baking or creating with kids during our Whole Kids Club. You can stay as long as you like or just quickly pop in during club times to have a go at what we're doing. Each week is a different theme: this week we’ll be making & decorating Christmas ornaments using recycled & sustainable materials.

Recommended age: 4 years and up. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

For more information call Customer Services on 01242 542950 or to book a place visit www.wfmchelt.eventbrite.co.uk.

Mon
02
Mummies Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Mummies Morning
Monday, December 2nd
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, Free

Calling all Mummies (or Daddies)! Come & join us for a relaxing morning in the Acorn Cook Centre over coffee, croissants & chit-chat. Free drink & pastry per Mummy (or Daddy)!  No pre-booking required.

 

Wed
04
Sling Beat
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Sling Beat
Wednesday, December 4th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5.50

Come and join in a hot new exercise class for funky mamas and daddies!

No previous dance experience or particular level of fitness is necessary; all you need is yourself and the best dance partner of all - your child. You will also need a baby carrier, sling or wrap that supports baby in a fully seated position with adequate head support. Don't have a sling or carrier? Don't panic - free hire and fitting is available for your first session.

To book a space or find out more, please contact Emily-Rose Cluderay on 07917 866212 or em5678@hotmail.com. Visit www.facebook.com/slingbeat to join in the fun between classes, and see exclusive photo and video content. 

Wed
04
Holiday Foodie Gift Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Holiday Foodie Gift Workshop
Wednesday, December 4th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £10 per person

Why not bring a homemade touch to Christmas this year!

At our Holiday Foodie Gift Workshop, we'll be making a Christmas chutney, Cherry Pistachio Bark, and perfectly iced Ornament Cookies. Not only will you learn to make these three gorgeous handmade treats, but with the recipes in tow you will walk away equipped & inspired to try your hand in making these recipes at home. Come let the stress of gift-planning fall away as you enjoy a relaxed evening, crafting beautiful homemade gifts, and sipping some delicious mulled wine.  

For more information call Customer Services on 01242 542950 or to book a place visit www.wfmchelt.eventbrite.co.uk.

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
06
Fun & Festive Babysign Class
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Fun & Festive Babysign Class
Friday, December 6th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5 per child

Baby signing class for 6 months to 2 year olds that helps your child to communicate before they can talk, reducing frustration and confusion.  

Taught by an Early Years Professional, learn & practise useful baby signs with your little one in a fun & relaxed class; either as an introduction to the benefits of signing with your child or as a refresher for those who are already using it.  All signs are based on British Sign Language & are used throughout the class; singing songs & stories.

Contact Laura Benner for more information & to book a space laura@babysignchelt.co.uk / 07905710386 or visit www.babysignchelt.co.uk or www.facebook.com/babysignchelt.

Sat
07
Monkey Music
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Monkey Music
Saturday, December 7th
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, Price on request

Make magical music with your little monkeys at Monkey Music. From rock 'n' roll to the wheels on the bus, there’s something for everyone. Come & join the fun!  There are different time slots for different age groups at 9.40am, 10.20am & 11.00am.

To book your place, call Sian on 07768 457403, email at cheltenham.gloucester@monkeymusic.co.uk, or head to www.monkeymusic.co.uk.

Sat
07
Christmas Foodie Fair
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cheltenham
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Christmas Foodie Fair
Saturday, December 7th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cheltenham, FREE

Pop by and experience a taste of Christmas – the Whole Foods Market way. Meet some of our suppliers who make it all happen and sample some the season's best... Pannetone, Roast Turkey, Spanish Clementines and so much more!

Mon
09
Mummies Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Mummies Morning
Monday, December 9th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, Free

Calling all Mummies (or Daddies)! Come & join us for a relaxing morning in the Acorn Cook Centre over coffee, croissants & chit-chat. Free drink & pastry per Mummy (or Daddy)!  No pre-booking required.

 

Mon
09
Imaginative Writing
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Imaginative Writing
Monday, December 9th
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre

Imaginative Writing sessions with Vibrant Kate.  Imaginative writing is all about invigorating ideas & playing with words.  If you haven’t written since school, surprise yourself with your imaginative potential; if you write already, add some surrealism to your ideas!

 

For more information or to book visit www.vibrantkate.com/imaginative-writing.html or call Kate on 07549 526042

Tue
10
Cheese Nights: How to Create a Cheese Board
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Speciality Department
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Cheese Nights: How to Create a Cheese Board
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speciality Department, FREE

Taste and learn with our experts on how to masterfully craft a Christmas cheese board.  Come enjoy some of the world’s best cheeses and glean advice on how to best pick, present, and pair them. 

Fri
13
The Baby Journey
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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The Baby Journey
Friday, December 13th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, Price on request

The Baby Journey believes that pregnancy & becoming a parent should be a magical & joyful experience (despite the fact that there is a lot of poo & tiredness involved). However, one size does not fit all & every pregnancy, birth & start into parenthood is unique. The Baby Journey work to give you the tools, confidence & support to find your own path on your baby journey.

To join them in The Acorn @ Whole Foods Market or to find out more, contact them via hello@thebabyjourney.co.uk or call 07919 800837 or visit www.thebabyjourney.co.uk.

Sat
14
Sparkling Saturday!
12:00 AM @ Cheltenham
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Sparkling Saturday!
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 AM
Cheltenham, FREE

Escape the high-street-hustle and hide away in store with free tasters of some of our favourite festive sparkles.

Sat
14
Christmas Market
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cheltenham
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Christmas Market
Saturday, December 14th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cheltenham, FREE

Get into the festive spirit with us this Saturday at our very own CHRISTMAS MARKET. Grab a taster of mulled wine or festive bubbles & browse our stalls for some of the season's best ... from super sweet clementines to fruity panettone & mince pies to Made Right Here gravadlax. Or if you need gift inspiration we also have bespoke gift sets for everyone on your Christmas list. See you this Saturday 14th December 11am-3pm!

Sat
14
Superfood Treat Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Superfood Treat Workshop
Saturday, December 14th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5 per person

Enjoy a hands-on workshop with Veronique from Organic Burst, using some of her excellent Superfood recipes.

You'll make spirulina energy truffles & a raw chocolate pudding - both treats are VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE!  Come discover the many health benefits of superfoods & their antioxidants.

To book, please call Customer Services on 01242 542950 or speak to a Health & Beauty team member in-store

Sun
15
Gingerbread House Workshop
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Sunday, December 15th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £10 per HOUSE - multiple people can decorate one house

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition with your loved ones at our how-to workshop. We’ll provide the freshly baked gingerbread house, colourful trimmings & icing – you bring the creativity! All ages are welcome.

Cost is £10 per house (multiple people can decorate one house). Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For more information call Customer Services on 01242 542950 or to save your spot, visit: http://wfmchelt.eventbrite.co.uk.

 

 

Mon
16
Mummies Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Mummies Morning
Monday, December 16th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, Free

Calling all Mummies (or Daddies)! Come & join us for a relaxing morning in the Acorn Cook Centre over coffee, croissants & chit-chat. Free drink & pastry per Mummy (or Daddy)!  No pre-booking required.

 

Mon
16
Baby Bumpkin Christmas Adventure
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Baby Bumpkin Christmas Adventure
Monday, December 16th
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5 per child

This session will be a special Christmas Adventure complete with mince pies, tea, & coffee!

Yoga-inspired fun classes for babies (6 weeks to crawling) that encourage movement & enhance development.

Tatty Bumpkin is the inspiration behind the bendy, giggly world for clever minds & strong bodies. Tatty's adventures are centered around Wobble Farm & The Giggle Tree, where she takes children on active, creative story adventures that inspire & motivate children (and adults) alike. The concept has been developed by yoga teachers, physiotherapists & educationalists.

To join in the adventures at Whole Foods Market in Cheltenham contact Andrea on 07530 925090 or visit www.tattybumpkin.com/cheltenham for more information.

Tue
17
Baby Bumpkin Christmas Adventure
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Baby Bumpkin Christmas Adventure
Tuesday, December 17th
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, £5 per child

This session will be a special Christmas Adventure complete with mince pies, tea, & coffee!

Yoga-inspired fun classes for babies (6 weeks to crawling) that encourage movement & enhance development.

Tatty Bumpkin is the inspiration behind the bendy, giggly world for clever minds & strong bodies. Tatty's adventures are centered around Wobble Farm & The Giggle Tree, where she takes children on active, creative story adventures that inspire & motivate children (and adults) alike. The concept has been developed by yoga teachers, physiotherapists & educationalists.

To join in the adventures at Whole Foods Market in Cheltenham contact Andrea on 07530 925090 or visit www.tattybumpkin.com/cheltenham for more information.

Wed
18
Sling Beat Christmas Party
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Sling Beat Christmas Party
Wednesday, December 18th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Acorn Cook Centre, FREE

Whether you're a fully signed-up supporter, or an interested newbie, come and join teacher Emily-Rose and a fabulous group of parents and their babies to sling into Christmas!

EVERYONE is welcome, whichever class you usually attend, and please do bring friends, partners, older siblings. There will be festive tunes and boogying, and scrummy mince pies and mulled cider (non-alcoholic!). 
It will also be an opportunity to launch the new name and to get information about new times and venues for the new year. Class registers will be available to guarantee a place, and vouchers will be available to purchase if you'd like a gift with a difference for a friend. 

Entry is free. For more info, please contact Emily-Rose on 07917866212 or email em5678@hotmail.com.

Fri
20
Stilton Stations
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Stilton Stations
Friday, December 20th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speciality Department

We're celebrating Colston-Basset Stilton’s 100th Anniversary!

Pop in and visit our Specialty Department’s Stilton Station where our experts will be hand-cutting this gourmet blue just in time for the holidays.  Don’t forget to pick-up some perfect pairings to complement its distinctive flavour: a delicious array of caramelized nuts and a festive bottle of port! 

Friday, 20th - Sunday, 22nd November, 11am-3pm

 

(photocredit: BBC.co.uk)

Sun
22
Makeup Masterclass
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Health & Beauty Department
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Makeup Masterclass
Sunday, December 22nd
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Health & Beauty Department, £5 Deposit (redeemable against purchase)

Look your best at Christmas & join Emily for a glam holiday makeover!

Using Studio 78 Paris Organic Makeup & MyChelle skin care products, Expert Emily will offer you personalised tips & tricks to give you that extra sparkle this holiday season. 

Availability is limited and pre-booking is encouraged so either pop by on the 22nd or call Customer Services on 01242 542950/ speak to a Health & Beauty team member in-store to book your spot.

Mon
23
Mummies Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Mummies Morning
Monday, December 23rd
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, Free

Calling all Mummies (or Daddies)! Come & join us for a relaxing morning in the Acorn Cook Centre over coffee, croissants & chit-chat. Free drink & pastry per Mummy (or Daddy)!  No pre-booking required.

 

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Mon
30
Mummies Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Acorn Cook Centre
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Mummies Morning
Monday, December 30th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Acorn Cook Centre, Free

Calling all Mummies (or Daddies)! Come & join us for a relaxing morning in the Acorn Cook Centre over coffee, croissants & chit-chat. Free drink & pastry per Mummy (or Daddy)!  No pre-booking required.

 

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