West Dorset Convention: “A Bridge to Normal Living”

5th West Dorset Open AA Convention 2017
(with Al-Anon participation)
Saturday March 18th 2017

10.00 am – 4.30pm
(Doors open from 9.30am)

Tickets £5 advance, £8 on the door
(Bring your own lunch)
Under 16s free but require ticket.
Email: w.dorset.convention@gmail.com
Tel: 07902 145800 or 01305 263931
Tickets also availalbe in meetings.

New Meeting Venue for Weymouth Wednesday Group

Weymouth Wednesday have moved to; Fire Survival Studio, SafeWise Centre, Radipole Lane, Weymouth Dorset. DT4 0QF commencing 31st August. Members do not need to sign in at reception. We have initially agreed an 8 week hire to assess the venue and its location, as we have not been able to find anything better.

Meeting starts at 7.30pm. Free parking.
On bus route 2. (Weymouth - Chickerell ) The Fiveways bus stop is about 5 minutes walk.

New meeting place for Weymouth Sunday

The Weymouth Sunday meeting will be held at The Park Community Centre, Chelmsford Street, DT4 7HP from Sunday 28th August.

There is limited parking in this area unless you have a permit, please allow a few minutes to walk from nearby public parking.

The meeting starts at 12.30pm and ends at 2pm with a short break.

All welcome, members new and old!

New Open Meeting format for Wareham meeting

On the First Friday of every month, the Wareham AA group holds an open meeting. We are changing the format.

Starting in September, the open meeting format will be a speaker meeting, with two or three visiting AA members from another group sharing their experience, strength and hope.
There will be open invitations to all local people, whether professionally or personally interested, to attend and find out what Alcoholics Anonymous is about.

Weymouth AA groups to move home.

Two of the Weymouth AA Groups are seeking a new home.

Weymouth Wednesday and Weymouth Sunday, who both meet at Horizon's in Cromwell Road Weymouth have been given notice as the building is closing.
The last meetings at this venue will be on 17th and 21st August respectively.

Details of the new venue(s) will be posted as soon as possible.

Questions for Conference

Don't forget that the deadline for questions is 31st August!

Ask your Group Representative for details.

2016 1 day Guernsey AA Convention

A Day of Gratitude
(with Al-Anon participation)

Saturday September 10th
10.30am - 5.30pm
£10.00 registration

The Oberlands Centre
Princess Elizabeth Hospital

Contact Roger: (Zero.Seven.Seven.Eight.One.One.Nine.One.Eight.One.Seven)

The General Service Office from York visit the South West!

The General Service Office visits the South West from York!

Every member is invited to join a forum on Saturday 6th August.
10.30am - 4.00pm

Come and meet the Chairman, Trustees, GSO staff members and Regional Representatives.
Hear presentations on finances, electronics and find out what people do.
Ask questions directly and meet your regional reps.

Just turn up, or let your regional rep know you are planning to attend.

Sacred Heart Parish Pastoral Centre
Cardinal Newman House
Wonford Road
Exeter, EX2 4PF

New Meeting in West Dorset

A new meeting has started in Gillingham on a Sunday evening.
We hope to see you at The Old Library in Station Road at 7.00pm to hear some great shares and find out how AA has worked for us.

Friday Night Meeting Closure

AA West Dorset is sad to announce that the Friday Night 'First 164' meeting in Weymouth is now closed.

Alternative meetings in the area are:
Dorchester: 1.00pm, United Church, town centre
Puddletown: 7.30pm Church Hall, village centre
Wareham: 7.45pm Day Centre, near town centre

For exact locations please download our 'Where to find' or call the helpline
01202 296000

Remember - You are only ever late for your first meeting, by several years in most cases.


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