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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WI meeting/presentation "Career in the Police"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

7 Jul 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Westival 2022

on Fryer Field

9 Jul 22 - 12:00 to 16:00

Westival returns!

Flower Group: 50th Anniversary

in the Memorial Hall

20 Jul 22 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month meeting

"The Song Birds" - concert

in St. Mary's parish church, The Avenue

30 Jul 22 - 19:30

A concert in our parish church

WI monthly meeting

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

4 Aug 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Open Garden

at Brook View Residential Home, Riverside Road

20 Aug 22 - 11:00 to 17:00

Garden open to the public - book in advance with venue

Open Garden

at Brook View Residential Home, Riverside Road

21 Aug 22 - 11:00 to 17:00

Garden open to the public - book in advance with venue

Horticultural Society - Summer Show

in the Memorial Hall

27 Aug 22 - 13:30

The Annual Summer Show - well worth looking in!

WI meeting/presentation "Fashion and Sustainability"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

1 Sep 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

12 Sep 22 - 14:30

" Land of the Somer People " - Mike Read

Flower Group: "The Three R's"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

21 Sep 22 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month talk/presentation

WI meeting/presentation "Undercover agent"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

6 Oct 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

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]

Flower Group: "Autumn Opulence"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

19 Oct 22 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month talk/presentation

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!

WI monthly meeting

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

3 Nov 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Flower Group: "Foam Free+"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

16 Nov 22 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month talk/presentation

Horticultural Society - Lunch & Presentations

in the Memorial Hall

19 Nov 22 - 13:00

Lunch for members, followed by Presentation of Cups and Trophies

WI monthly meeting

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

1 Dec 22 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Flower Group: "Traditions of Christmas"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

7 Dec 22 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month talk/presentation

Horticultural Society - illustrated talk

in the Memorial Hall

12 Dec 22 - 14:30

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

WI monthly meeting - Games

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

5 Jan 23 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

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!

Flower Group: Coffee morning

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

18 Jan 23 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month talk/presentation

WI meeting/presentation "My job at a sexual assault office"

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

2 Feb 23 - 14:15

Regular first-Thursday of the month meeting

Flower Group: Annual General Meeting

in the Memorial Hall, Station Road

15 Feb 23 - 10:00

Regular third Wednesday of the month meeting