Monday, 21 May 2018

June Free exchange cafe......

The popular Free Exchange Café is open for another season with first being on Sunday, the 3rd of June from 10.30 to 12 noon, in the Church at Whitchurch Canonicorum.
Enjoy freshly-brewed coffee, tea, croissants and pastries straight from the oven. Catch up with friends and neighbours, or browse the Sunday papers. Come for ten minutes or stay for an hour. 

Ros will be hosting the Children's Corner
The Free Exchange Table is open, too. Bring something you no longer need, take something away if you like it or both or neither - whichever you choose, no money changes hands. Plants and Produce are always welcome. 

There's no charge for the Cafe (but feel free to leave a donation).

Friday, 11 May 2018

local gardens open to all

Two lovely gardens open in the next couple of weeks:

HARCOMBE HOUSE, PITMANS LANE, MORCOMBELAKE

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May, 11 am - 5 pm

Jan and Martin Dixon's spectacular hillside garden with stunning views to Charmouth and Lyme Regis. The garden is landscaped, with a series of gravel paths and terraces connected by steps. A riot of Spring colour.

Home-made Teas and refreshments availabe

Admission £5 (children free). 


WELL COTTAGE, RYALL

Sunday 20th and Monday 21st May, 11am to 5pm

In John and Heather Coley's very varied garden (with plants well nourished from Ryall Farm donkeys!) there are gorgeous views over the Marshwood Vale and a chance to see Heather's textile art studio which will be open. Refreshments will be on sale with home made-cakes and cream teas. 

Entry is £4.00 with children free.

Come and enjoy!

Monday, 7 May 2018

June Dates for your diary......

Sunday 3rd June: FREE EXCHANGE CAFE - Fresh croissants, coffee, newspapers and
friendly conversation, as well as the exchange table and children's story-telling with Ros
(at 11am). 10.30 - 12 noon Church

Saturday 23rd June: CREAM TEA to raise funds for the Flower Festival on 21/22 July.
Village Hall 3– 6 pm

Sunday 24th June: SECOND ALICE DILKE MEMORIAL CONCERT: Simon Watterton
(piano) and Anna Cashell (violin) make a welcome return. Tickets £10 on the door, to
include Afternoon Tea. Programme details later. 3 pm, Church

Monday 25th June: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY showing Big Eyes, a drama about
the American painter, Margaret Keane, and her relationship with her husband who
claimed credit for her work.
6.45 pm Village Hall

Saturday 30th June: WITE’S WEEDERS: Join us for a friendly couple of hours to tidy up
the Car Park and gravestones. Bring loppers. secateurs, trowels if you can but tools
provided. Details 489323. 10 am – 12 noon, Church

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

May dates for your diary.......

Tuesday 1st May: MAY DAY - Dawn of Summer Celebration with the Wyld Morris.5.30 am Stonebarrow (NT Car Park), 6.30 am (ish) Five Bells, followed by Breakfast.Please let Pat know if you are coming for breakfast. (01297 489262)

Saturday 5th May: PLANT SALE – Bring and/or Buy - in aid of the church in
Morcombelake to ensure its future. 10 am – 12 noon. St Gabriels Church

Sunday 6th May: FREE EXCHANGE CAFE - Fresh croissants, coffee, newspapers and friendly conversation, as well as the exchange table. 10.30 - 12 noon Church

Sunday 20th May: SHORT & SWEET FAMILY SERVICE: A jolly, half hour get-together for children, their parents and anyone who just enjoys it! Nesta will join Ros to talk about books, how they are made and how to look after them. Bring your own special book to share. 11am, Church

Monday 28th May: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY showing the award-winning
Dunkirk. 6.45 pm Village Hall

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

April Village Events............



Friday 20th April: THE KNIFEMAN COMETH to the Five Bells Car Park. Bring your wit and dull blades to be sharpened! For further dates call 01297 489262
10 am Five Bells

Saturday 21st April: RACE NIGHT – THE PINK PIGS ARE BACK! A fun exciting evening greatly enjoyed last time they were here. Raising funds for local charities.
7pm Village Hall

Sunday 22nd April: CHORAL EVENSONG, with the Whitchurch Occasional Choir,
directed by John Bain. 6pm Church

Monday 30th April: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY showing MUSTANG, a Turkish
drama about orphaned girls innocently playing with boys on the beach while their
guardians arrange forced marriages. 6.45 pm Village Hall
MAY

Friday, 13 April 2018

Can u lend a hand or ring some church bells?..........

RING THOSE BELLS!
NEW BELL RINGERS WELCOME! Mark Symonds, our Bell Captain, would love to hear from you if you might be interested in joining his team. Contact him on 01297 561656.


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DO YOU HAVE TIME TO LEND A HAND?
The Guild of St Candida looks after the cleaning of the church. If you would like to help, please call Tricia Fry (01297 489082). An hour or so every couple of months is all that is asked.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

May Free Exchange......


The popular Free Exchange Café is open for another season with first being on Sunday, the 6th of May from 10.30 to 12 noon, in the Church at Whitchurch Canonicorum.
Enjoy freshly-brewed coffee, tea, croissants and pastries straight from the oven. Catch up with friends and neighbours, or browse the Sunday papers. Come for ten minutes or stay for an hour. 

Ros will be hosting the Children's Corner
The Free Exchange Table is open, too. Bring something you no longer need, take something away if you like it or both or neither - whichever you choose, no money changes hands. Plants and Produce are always welcome. 

There's no charge for the Cafe (but feel free to leave a donation).