Community Diary

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Former Crossing Lodge & Railway Hotel
(now the Tap & Railway)

Memorial on the Petwyn

Woolslope Farm walkway
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Horticultural Society - road wardens coffee morning

in the Memorial Hall

5 Feb 22 - 10:30

Annual event

Barn Dance & Fish and Chip Supper

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

5 Feb 22 - 19:30

... with the Old Pull and Push Band.

Horticultural Society - AGM & illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

14 Feb 22 - 14:15

Illustrated talk " My Japanese Journey " (part 2) by Rosemary Legrand

Free Tree Giveaway!

in the Memorial Hall car park

19 Feb 22 - 10:00 to 12:00

Free trees to support the Queen's "Green Canopy" campaign

World Day of Prayer

in St. Mary's parish church, The Avenue

4 Mar 22 - 11:00

Theme for 2022: " The UK "

Charity Lunch - Trussell Trust

in St. Martin's URC Hall

12 Mar 22 - 12:00 to 14:00

First of a regular event in support of this important charity

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

14 Mar 22 - 14:30

Illustrated talk " Naga Land " by Thomas Clarke

Concert in St. Mary's parish church

St. Mary's Parish Church, Station Road

19 Mar 22 - 19:30

Concert with 'Crocks Alive' and the Liquorice Clarinet Quartet

Horticultural Society - Spring show

in the Memorial Hall

26 Mar 22 - 13:30

The annual Spring Show

Horticultural Society talk " Namibia & Botswana Odyssey"

in the Memorial Hall

11 Apr 22 - 14:30

Illustrated talk by Christopher Legrand

Annual Town Council (public) meeting

(venue/format to be determined)

14 Apr 22 - 19:00

The annual chance to review the work of your Council

Concert with Bourne2Sing Male Voice Choir

St. Mary's Parish Church, Station Road

30 Apr 22 - 19:30

[Subject to confirmation]

Horticultural Society - Plant Sale

in the Memorial Hall

7 May 22 - 10:00

Regular opportunity to see how the experts do it!

Horticultural Society talk & Members Rose Show

in the Memorial Hall

13 Jun 22 - 14:30

"Where did our Favourite Plants come from" - Marion Dale; and the Rose Show

Open Gardens ...

Around West Moors

23 Jun 22

[Subject to confirmation]

Farmival ... in West Moors

Gullivers Farm, Shop & Kitchen

2 Jul 22

Charity fundraiser

Westival 2022

on Fryer Field

9 Jul 22 - 12:00 to 16:00

Westival returns!

Horticultural Society - Summer Show

in the Memorial Hall

27 Aug 22 - 13:30

The Annual Summer Show - well worth looking in!

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

12 Sep 22 - 14:30

" Land of the Somer People " - Mike Read

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk " Gardens of the Rich & Famous "

in the Memorial Hall

10 Oct 22 - 14:30

Illustrated talk given by David Moon

Dorset Police Male Voice Choir

in the Memorial Hall

15 Oct 22

[Subject to confirmation]

Horticultural Society - coffee morning

in the Memorial Hall

29 Oct 22 - 10:15

If you are not a member - why not pop in and have a chat and a hot drink!

Horticultural Society - Lunch & Presentations

in the Memorial Hall

19 Nov 22 - 13:00

Lunch for members, followed by Presentation of Cups and Trophies

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

12 Dec 22 - 14:30

Neil Lucas is provisionally giving this talk ... no title noted.

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk " You, Your Garden & Climate Change "

in the Memorial Hall

8 Jan 23 - 14:30

A highly topical talk ... the weather is changing, and so are the gardens!