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january 2024 update

Opening hours:

Wednesdays - Fridays  11am - 3pm

Fridays                            5.30 - 10.30pm

 

Daytime menu 

Jacket potatoes, filled rolls, paninis: Bacon, brie & cranberry, Cheese, Ham, Tuna.

Soup & roll - Tomato, Vegetable, Carrot & Coriander

Homemade cakes (different each week)

 

Warm Space

Throughout the Winter months, during our opening hours, we're open as a Warm Space, free for anyone that needs it. On Fridays we're also offering a free cup of tea or coffee to anyone that needs to warm up.  Please help yourself at the self-service table.

 

Mini Lending Library 

We now have our mini lending library onsite, thanks to Gloucestershire Library Service.  There will be a wide variety of books which will be updated each month; you'll also be able to reserve specific titles and request that they are sent to the Hub (monthly deliveries). You'll need a Gloucestershire Library card in order to borrow books, further details can be found at www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/libraries.

 

Clothes recycling bank

Our clothes recycling bank (in the car park) is being well used.  Please consider donating your unwanted, bagged clothes and paired shoes to help raise money for Great Western Air Ambulance.  If you find that it's full, please let us know.

 

Friday night food vans

 

12th January - Dirty Boys Burgers & Fries

19th January - Dirty Boys Pizza

26th January - Tutor Fish & Chip Van

2nd February - Roly Poly Eats

9th February - Dirty Boys Burgers & Fries

16th February - Dirty Boys Pizzas

23rd February - Ground & Round Burger

1st March - Tudor Fish & Chip Van

8th March - Dirty Boys Burgers & Fries

15th March - Knights of the Round Grill

22nd March - Miniyakis Japanese

29th March - Tudor Fish & Chip Van

Daytime activities

 

Rhyme Time - Wednesdays, 11 - 11.30am

Memory Cafe - 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, 1-3pm

Book Club - 1st Friday of the month, 11am

Gardening Group - every other Friday, 11am - 1pm

Bridge Club - Fridays, 1-3pm

 

Other regular events

 

Quiz Night - Friday 16th February from 7pm, £7 per person - pre-booking required.

 

Anything with wheels - Natter & Noggin - held on the first Thursday of each month (apart from January); the next event is the 1st February from 7-9pm. 

The bar will also be open for everyone, to have drinks and snacks.

 

Bingo - Friday 12th January & 23rd February from 7.30pm - pre-booking required. 

 

If you would like to set up your own event or club please get in touch.

 

Upcoming special events

 

Saturday 27th January - Fundraising Supper - What, no Meat! with chef Julie Capper -  £28 per person - pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited, menu available on request.

 

Saturday 17th February - Valentine's Supper - A Taste of the Seychelles with Mimi's Gourmet Kitchen - Pre-booking is essential, menu and prices tbc.

 

Saturday 16th March - open mic night as part of Forest of Dean Fringe Festival - further details to follow.

 

Saturday nights

Due to a shortage of volunteers we are, for the time being, only opening on Saturday nights for special events. Please contact us if you have such an event coming up and we will be happy to discuss the options with you.

 

Room Hire

The Cygnet room is available to hire for meetings, celebrations, birthdays, clubs etc, so please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

 

Volunteering

If you have a few hours spare each week and would like to join our family of amazing volunteers please call 01452 840323, email theswancommunitygroup@gmail.com or message us via Facebook Messenger.  Various roles and shifts are available.

 

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