The next skiffle afternoon is going to be on July the 7th at The Lounge

Treble Clef

Once again the 5,6 Specials will be playing live at The Lounge and everyone is welcome. As always we strongly recommend you book in advance by buying your tickets from The Lounge as this is proving more and more popular each time. and we can't guarantee you can get in otherwise.

Knit and Natter

Just a reminder that the Knit and Natter happens alternate Mondays at The Lounge.


It's open to everyone, no matter your abilty, so why not come down, have a cuppa, a knit and a natter!

The next June event is Monday 23rd, then after that, July 7th and 21st, everyone welcome.

Doing A Fun Run or Cycle Ride?

Are you aiming to challenge yourself this year and fancy raising some money at the same time? We need your help.

The Lounge and Alvechurch Communities Together have created a fundraising page with BT's My Donate, to make it easier for anyone to take part in a sponsored event and raise money for The Lounge and all the work it does.

What is BT My Donate?

Simply put it an on-line sponsorship form where you can create your own page, take part in an event of your choosing and help raise money for the Lounge. People can go to your profile and sponsor you, or simply donate funds to The Lounge.

Why have we chosen BT Donate over Just Giving or many of the others out there?

Simply put, we want to maximise our return and not pay more out than we get in. Whilst there is nothing run with many of the others, people may be surprised that many of these donation sites are FOR profit organisations , with set up fees, commission, annual and monthly fees, whereas BT only takes the cost of processing the credit card, so in effect make a loss in providing the service.

This give a rough guide to the fees charged, although a little out of date.

Why don't you use Gift Aid?

We are working to get this sorted ASAP, but in the meantime, you can still donate or raise money via sponsorship.

How can I find out more or create my page?

Simply follow the link below and click on the links.



To celebrate RGS' Open Gardens, we will be open extra hours.

On Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of June 2014, The Lounge will be opening outside our normal hours.

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The Opening hours (in addtion to the regular opening times) will be as follows:
Saturday 2pm to 6pm
Sunday 1pm to 5pm
So when you are out and about, admiring the gardens that Alvechurch, Royney Green and Hopwood have to offer, drop in for some refreshments and enjoy the family friendly atmosphere that the Lounge offers.
For more about the NGS Open gardens visit

We still have some tickets left for the live music event at Alvechurch village hall on Saturday the 14th of June.

Max Lyrical is a seven-piece band with a repertoire from the 60's through to the modern day, from rock ‘n’ roll to Jessie J – so there will be something for all ages!

The evening will also have a South American flavour in honour of the World Cup in Brazil. A South American-inspired buffet will be served, along with fun games and a raffle to give the event a fiesta feeling.

Tickets cost £10, to include a buffet supper, and can be purchased either from The Lounge or from Sally Meredith by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Please come along and support The Lounge on what promises to be a great evening.

To find more about Max Lyrical, visit their webpage at.


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