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Calendar of Events

Friday
31 July
Recycling and food waste
Corscombe   
Sunday
2 August
Holy Communion
St Mary's Corscombe 10.30am 
Tuesday
4 August
Bring and Buy
The Tuesday Club are running this event with funds raised being donated to a charity.
Please bring something to sell (preserve, cakes, garden produce, and unwanted gift ...) and be prepared to buy!

Please support this event

It replaces our usual Cream Tea meeting as there are several Cream Tea events this year
Corscombe Village Hall 2.30pm 
Wednesday
5 August
CorscombeFest 2016 Director's Meeting
If you are not currently a director but would like to attend please call Chris on 891015 so we can plan for the number expected
Roger Hallett's Home 7.30pm 
to 9pm
Friday
7 August
Rubbish and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Saturday
8 August
Parish Walk
A gentle walk. Lunch available afterwards
Dogs on leads please
Contact Marguerite - 872485
Meet at Chetnole Inn. Chetnole 10.15am 
Saturday
8 August
South Perrott Festival Week
8 Aug:11am to 5pm Flower festival in St Mary's Church - stall and cream teas

Sunday 9 Aug: Village Open Day
Flower Festival in Church 11am to 5pm
Gardens open / classic cars / Scarecrow competition / Face Paining / Collectables and Craft Stalls / Bouncy Castle / Sumo Wrestling / Play Zone / Coconut Shy / Side Shows / Slippery Horse / Music / Art Exhibition / Teddy Bear parachute jump from church tower
Try your hand at bell ringing
Lunches and teas
6.30pm: Festival Songs of Praise
Entry and Parking Free

Saturday 15 August 6.30pm onwards:
BBQ at Coach and Horses

Enquiries - southperrott@yahoo.co.uk - 891291
South Perrott   
Sunday
9 August
South Perrott Festival Week
8 Aug:11am to 5pm Flower festival in St Mary's Church - stall and cream teas

Sunday 9 Aug: Village Open Day
Flower Festival in Church 11am to 5pm
Gardens open / classic cars / Scarecrow competition / Face Paining / Collectables and Craft Stalls / Bouncy Castle / Sumo Wrestling / Play Zone / Coconut Shy / Side Shows / Slippery Horse / Music / Art Exhibition / Teddy Bear parachute jump from church tower
Try your hand at bell ringing
Lunches and teas
6.30pm: Festival Songs of Praise
Entry and Parking Free

Saturday 15 August 6.30pm onwards:
BBQ at Coach and Horses

Enquiries - southperrott@yahoo.co.uk - 891291
South Perrott   
Sunday
9 August
Morning Service with Baptism
St Juthware and St Mary's Church Halstock 10.30qm 
Monday
10 August
Mobile Library
Corscombe   
Tuesday
11 August
Garden Waste collection
Corscombe   
Wednesday
12 August
Mid Week Holy Communion
Service followed by refreshments and a chat!
If getting there is problem call Liz or Tony on 891898

If you are housebound and would like communion at home, please let us know
Community Room, Halstock Shop 11am 
Friday
14 August
Miaden Newton Show
Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Competitions (special art competition for children), tombola, raffle, items for sale, demonstrations and refreshments
Maiden Newton 6pm 
to 9pm
Friday
14 August
Recycling and food waste
Corscombe   
Saturday
15 August
South Perrott Festival Week
8 Aug:11am to 5pm Flower festival in St Mary's Church - stall and cream teas

Sunday 9 Aug: Village Open Day
Flower Festival in Church 11am to 5pm
Gardens open / classic cars / Scarecrow competition / Face Paining / Collectables and Craft Stalls / Bouncy Castle / Sumo Wrestling / Play Zone / Coconut Shy / Side Shows / Slippery Horse / Music / Art Exhibition / Teddy Bear parachute jump from church tower
Try your hand at bell ringing
Lunches and teas
6.30pm: Festival Songs of Praise
Entry and Parking Free

Saturday 15 August 6.30pm onwards:
BBQ at Coach and Horses

Enquiries - southperrott@yahoo.co.uk - 891291
South Perrott   
Saturday
15 August
Miaden Newton Show
Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Competitions (special art competition for children), tombola, raffle, items for sale, demonstrations and refreshments
Maiden Newton 10am 
to 4pm
Sunday
16 August
Maiden Newton Show
Village Show
Garden produce Prizes at 3pm

Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Competitions (special art competition for children), tombola, raffle, items for sale, demonstrations and refreshments
Maiden Newton 2pm 
to 4pm
Sunday
16 August
Cattistoock Fete and Flower Show
Free entry
Cattistock 1pm 
Sunday
16 August
Holy Communion BCP
St Mary's Corscombe 9am 
Friday
21 August
Rubbish and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Sunday
23 August
Morning Worship with Baptism
St Juthware and St Mary's Church Halstock 10.30am 
Monday
24 August
Mobile Library
Corscombe   
Tuesday
25 August
Garden Waste collection
Corscombe   
Friday
28 August
Recycling and food waste
Corscombe   
Saturday
29 August
Flower Show and Fete
BBQ - Stalls - Games - Silent Auction - Bar - Teas - Cakes - Ices - Punch and Judy - Donkey Rides - LIve Music with Chill
Halstock 1pm 
Saturday
29 August
Halstock and District Gardening Club
The annual flower show is today! Put your entry form in the box in the Community Room or give it to Ian McNab or Trixie Young as soon as possible
Entries close Wednesday 27 August

If you won a cup at last year's show, pleae hand it back before this year's show
Halstock Village Hall   
Sunday
30 August
Team Service
Melbury House 10.30am 
Sunday
30 August
RBL / St James Church Garden Party
At The Wooden Cabbage, East Chelborough (DT2 0QA) by kind invitation of Martyn and Susie Lee

Bar, BBQ with Lemmey Farm organic beefburgers, Raffle, Auction

Tickets £7 (£9 at the door) - to include first drink and canopes
Available from Isobel Grabham (83422), Peter Brinck (891822), Halstock Village Shop, Evershot Shop
East Chelborough 6pm 
to 9pm
Tuesday
1 September
Tuesday Club
A trip on Ruby the Red Bus
tba tba 
Saturday
5 September
Reservoir Walk
The walk will start at the Fishing Hut and will end at the Fishing Hut for a drink and nibbles as the sun sets over the reservoir. Ivan, the warden, is a font of knowledge about the reservoir and the management of the wildlife around it
Tickets £5 - on sale at the shop
Halstock 6pm 
Tuesday
8 September
Royal British Legion (Halstock & District Branch)
Rest and Welcome Inn 7.30pm 
Wednesday
9 September
Village Hall Committee Meeting
Please come along and get involved
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
to 9pm
Saturday
12 September
Paper Loading
Loading paper from paper shed into skip - many hands make light work
Corscombe Village Hall 8.30am 
to 9.30am
Friday
18 September
COGS Oil Order Day
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
26 September
Wine tasting evening
Date provisional
Corscombe Village Hall 7pm 
Monday
28 September
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council
Corscombe Village Hall  7.30 
Monday
28 September
WI Meeting
The Labourer's Lot
Bonny Sartin
Halstock Village Hall tba 
Tuesday
29 September
Impact Ladies' Lunch
tba
Melbury Osmond   
Friday
2 October
Bingo Night
Halstock WI
Halstock Village Hall   
Saturday
3 October
Melbury Men's breakfast
Michael Deegan, Pilsdon Centre
details to follow
George Albert Hotel 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Tuesday
6 October
Tuesday Club
Presentation from Rosalind Atkins / Dorset Buttons
Corscombe Village Hall 2.30pm 
to 4pm
Friday
23 October
COGS Oil Order Day
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Monday
26 October
WI Meeting
Wine Tasting
Halstock Village Hall tba 
Monday
26 October
End of British Summer Time
Clocks go back
   
Monday
26 October
Holy Communion
St Mary's Corscombe 11am 
Tuesday
3 November
Tuesday Cluib
Skittles evening
tba tba 
Tuesday
10 November
Impact Ladies' Lunch
tba
Cattistock   
Saturday
14 November
Quiz and Pudding Night
Run by Village Hall Committee

There will be a bar
Corsocmbe Village Hall 7.30pm 
Saturday
14 November
Paper Loading
Loading paper from paper shed into skip - many hands make light work
Corscombe Village Hall 8.30am 
to 9.30am
Friday
20 November
Christmas Oil Order
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Monday
30 November
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council
Budget setting meeting
Halstock Community Hall  7.30pm 
Tuesday
1 December
Tuesday Club
Christmas Lunch
tba tba 
Wednesday
2 December
Christmas Party Disco
A free event for the whole village
Please bring food to share
There will be a bar
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
Thursday
3 December
Pantomime
Provisional date
Corsocmbe Village Hall   
Friday
4 December
Pantomime
Provisional
Corscmbe Village Hall   
Saturday
5 December
Pantomime
Provisional
Corscombe Village Hall   
Friday
8 January
COGS Oil Order Day
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Friday
12 February
COGS Oil Order Day
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Thursday
10 March
Friends of Corscombe and Halstock Community First Responders AGM

Wine and Cheese and AGM evening



This group acts as a support group to the First Responders Team.
This AGM is open to anyone to attend - why not come along to learn more about the group and also to put your ideas forward
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
to 9pm
Saturday
12 March
Craft Fair
Run by the Village Hall Committee
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
Friday
18 March
COGS Oil Order Day
Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
18 June
CorscombeFest 2016
Details to follow
Corscombe Court   
 


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Messy Church
Sundays 3pm - 5pm in Corscombe Village Hall
Making Sunday afternoons fun! A new way of doing church for all the family, involving craft activities, songs, story telling, family friendly worship all themed around a Bible story and followed by a yummy tea.

For more information: messyelbury@aol.co.uk
Contacts:
sheelaghrennie@gmail.com 01935 83003
justine.hart@mac.com 01935 83150
kimvsibley@gmail.com 01300 321306
Website: Click here
Facebook: Messy Church Melbury

Badminton in Halstock Village Hall
At 7.30pm on most Tuesdays a small group of people gather at the Hall to play badminton. The skill level ranges from learner to pretty good so if you have never played, why not come along and give it a try, don’t worry if you don’t have a racket as we have spares. There is also a wide range of ages from 10 to nearly 80 so as you can see everybody would be welcome. Peter Brinck 01935 891822

Paper Loading at Corscombe Village Hall
At 8.30am on the second Saturday of every odd month, intrepid Corscombe residents gather in the car park to transfer paper from the paper shed to a steel container - all done to raise money for the village hall. With half a dozen helpers, it takes less than 30 minutes - and is good gentle excercise. Why not come along and help?!

Community Swim at Stickland's School
FOSSA (Friends of Stickland's School Association) are delighted to announce the following openening times:
Wednesdays 3.30pm to 5.30pm - term time
Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm - school holidays
All Saturdays 10am to 12 noon
£1 per child / swimmer
All children need to be accompanied (at the pool side or in the water if appropriate)

Halstock Reading Group welcomes new members.
If you enjoy reading books and meeting up with like minded people why not come and join us. We meet once a month in each others’ houses to discuss the book that we have all just read, courtesy of Beaminster Library, enjoy a glass of wine and have a good chat.
For more information contact Deborah Childs on 01935891744 or email mrsdmchilds@btinternet.com

South West Coaches Bus Times
This picks up at Lindisfarne, High Street at approximately 10.35/40am (ish), then stopping at The Barton, Pine Close and Church Farm (if people are waiting there), returning from Tesco's Yeovil at 1.45pm and the Borough Memorial at 1.50pm. The bus runs on Fridays.

Tea/Coffee and Cakes are served in the Halstock Community Room every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 11.30am. Please come along and support and meet friends

Halstock WI meets on the 4th Monday of the month in Halstock Village Hall, 7.30pm. New members welcome

Sequence Dancing Classes are held at Halstock Village Hall on the first Monday of every month, 8pm to 10.20pm. All welcome and enquiries to Richard (Dick) and Heather Haines 01935 426371

Bridge Nights are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7.30pm in Halstock Community Room. Enquiries 01935 891249

Who do you think you are?
A new friendly Family History Group meets at 10am on 1st and 3rd Monday of the month in the Community Room, Halstock
Why not come along?
Details Ring 01935 891998 Betty or Jean

Pot Luck Lunches
Held every Wednesday in Halstock Village Hall
Contact George Geraghty for details
Read more by clicking here

Line Dancing
Classes held every Monday afternoon (term term) in Corscombe Village Hall
Contact Daphne Davis for details - 891647

Maiden Newton Art Group
Meets every Wednesday in Maiden Newton Village Hall, 2pm to 4.30pm. All standards from beginner upwards
Details from Cindy Chant on 01300 321010 or Ann Smith on 01300 320863

Babylon Morris side
Meets every Wednesday evening in Corscombe Village Hall, 8pm. All welcome.
Call Ian or Laura Cox for details (891964)
Website www.babylon.org.uk

Indoor short mat bowls
Meets every Friday in Corscombe Village Hall, 2pm.
Why not come along to find out more

Corscombe Book Club
A vibrant group that meets regularly
Call Paula (01308 538278) for more details

South Perrott Short Mat Bowls club
Have you just moved into the area? Would you be interested in taking up a relaxing gamne with a very sociable club?
Even if you have no experience we would have you bowling within hours.
We meet (September to May) on Monday evenings (7.30pm to 9.45pm) and Tuesday afternoons (2pm to 4.45pm) in the South Perrott Village Hall
More infrmation from Peter Hinton (891292), Bob Buckland (891404) or Jane Allen (Corscombe - 891684)

Halstock Youth Club 8-17 years
Halstock Village Hall Friday 7pm - 9pm
Activities include badminton, team sports, nerf wars, guest activities and events. Trips include kayaking and theatre
£1 members and £2 non-members per session
Membership £12 per year
Enquiries to halstockyouthclub2012@gmail.com

Halstock Botanical Art Group
Halstock Village Community Room, Wednesday mornings from 9am

Halstock Art Group
Halstock Village Community room, Friday evenings from 6pm

The Parish Walks Group
For all parishes in The Chimes area.
This is an open walking group; anyone may come along but each person takes responsibility for her/himself.
All the dates for 2011 or on this page, and details of each walk appear one month before in The Chimes. Dogs are allowed (on leads). Walks start at 10.15am for 10.30am (to allow for lunch orders) and walks generally end with a pub lunch. Lengths vary from walk to walk and also long/short options are generally available for each walk.
Contact Margaruite Pring for details (01935 872 485)

St Mary's Church, Corscombe - open for prayer
Monday's at 9.30am and Fridays 6pm to 8pm
All welcome.

Halstock Book Club
Calling all bookworms
The book group meets monthly at members’ houses to discuss the “book of the month”.
Discussions aided by a glass of wine or two!
Books have included latest best sellers as well as prize winners.
New members are welcome, so if you love reading come and join us.
Contacts for details: 891744; 891449.

Community Singing
St Mary's Church, Halstock
10am to 11.30am

Community singing sessions every Tuesday morning . All welcome, no singing experience necessary, just a sense of humour. Wide variety of songs. £1 per session Tel Hazel for more information 891113

Corscombe & Halstock Community First Responders
We provide emergency medical support to cover the gap between calling 999 and an ambulance arriving. We work with the South West Ambulance Service Trust. We are a team of volunteers trained by the ambulance service.

We meet the first Thurday of each month for training - at 7.30pm in Corscombe Village Hall.
Why not come along to find out more - we are always looking for volunteers to join our strong team
Call Chris 01935 891015 or Dick on 01935 891847 to find out more.

Ladybirds Playgroup and Forest School
Corscombe Village Hall. Tuesday - Friday 9.15am - 1.15pm
A secure and fun experience for pre-school children, with a good Ofsted report.
Why not come and find out more - at any time when we are in session. Please ring Nikki Dulwich on 07748 859357.

Parent, Baby and Toddler Group
Tuesdays 10am - 12pm.
Please come along for an informal and fun session for children adn their parent / carer
All welcome. Please ring Nikki Dulwich on 07848 859357.

Sunday Club
Generally the 4th Sunday of the month in St Mary's Church Halstock
Activities, stories and songs based on the Bible. Everyone (from anywhere in the Team) welcome. Current ages range from 1 to 7(ish), but if older children wish to join in, it would be great to have their help.
Call Liz on 891898 for more information

Badminton Group
Badminton is played most Tuesday evenings in Halstock Village Hall. If you would like to join, you would be most welcome.

Zumba
Wednesday evenings 7.30pm at Halstock Village Hall - all welcome

Kettlebell
Tuesday evenings at Halstock Village Hall - 6.30pm

Meet our Local Police Community Support Officer
Sarah runs a session on the last Tuesday of the month, in The Maiden Newton Coffee Shop.
Come along to raise any issues or to find out more about what she does. Telephone 01305 226815 / 07500 816292

Classic Cars at The Fox
Every second Thursday evening of the month, classic cars meet at The Fox.
Worth a look in and a pint or a meal!

Corscombe Walking Group
A group of Corscombe Ladies do a weekly Corscombe & Surroundings walk. The group meets at 9.30am on Thursday mornings (weather and availability permitting), for a very enjoyable two or three hour walk. If you would like to join then please call Daphne on 891647

Knit and Natter
Knit and Natter sessions are now held on the first Thursday of every month, an informal get together that will keep you up-to-date with village news and will help you finally complete that half-finished cardigan that your husband, son, daughter, grandchild has been waiting for