CorscombeFest Major Sponsors
Calendar of Events
Liz Southern is starting Tai Chi classes from 6th March for a 10-week trial period. Sessions will run on Wednesday mornings, from 10.15 am to 11.30 am and will take place in Corscombe Village Hall.
The cost will e £3 per class, with monies going to support the village hall.
If interested please contact Liz on email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ivy Club|
A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in-between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.
Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
Every third Sunday of the month at St Mary's Church Maidek Newton,
Contact Mrs Kim Sibley on 01300 321306
A structured playgroup for young children
Meets for 10-week sessions various times of the year
Run by Rachelle who is a play practitioner
Call 01935 891661 for details
Maiden Newton Youth Club|
For more information contact Rechenda email@example.com
South Perrott short Mat Bowls Club|
Every Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon - in South Perrott village hall
For more information call Jane Allen on 01935 891684
Savill Hall Cattistock Activities|
Mondays - Badminton (7pm - 8.30pm)
Tuesdays - Yoga (9am to 10.30am)
Wednesdays - Short Mat Bowles (7.30pm to 9.30pm)
Fridays - Yoga (2,30pm to 4pm)
Stay strong stay healthy|
Rebuid muscle strength, improve your balance, reduce your risk of falls
Stay confident and maintain your independence
Tuesdays - walking for health - 12 noon - from Pound Piece Surgery, Maiden Newton
Once a month from Cattistock Tea Rooms
Contact Scheme Coordinator for more information - Barbara Evans - telephone 07810 153012 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cattistcok Short Mat Bowls Club|
Every Wednesday, 7.30pm, at Savill Hall Cattistcock
For more information call Neil Bowerman (01300 321 163) / Mary Duff (01300 320 224) / Pauline Purdy (01300 320 233)
A variety of cakes served with coffee or tea in Melbury Osmond Village Hall |
Every First Thursday of the month
9.30am to 12 noon
Every Tuesday on Melbury Osmond Rec at 4pm - weather permitting
Tuesday Evenings 6pm to 7pm
Evershot - contact Lin on 0788 494 7886 for details
Halstock Second Friday of the Month|
The Fox Inn Corscombe - 6pm to 8pm
A number of villagers feel it would be a great idea to gather at The Fox in Corscombe on teh second Friday of the month in order for the Vilage to meet up and get to know each other better.
This is open to everyone who lives in the village, male or female, as long as they are over 18
One rule: everyone to buy their own drinks. We do not want people getting involved in huge 'rounds'
You do not have to spend the whole two hours at the pub - just come and go as you please. Also, you can have supper there afterwards
We can use the bar on the left of the entrance as usually quiet
Contact John Bright, Russell House, for more information
Royal British Legion: Halstock and District Branch|
Meets on the second Tuesday of the month, 7.30ppm
Meeting place determined on a monthly basis - call Peter Brinck on 01935 891822 for details
Hilfield Monthly Clubs|
Monthly Craft Days10am to 4pm monthly - no need to book, simply come along
Monthly Lunch Club12 noon to 2.30pm monthly - numbers are limited so please book in advance (and let us know of any food allergies)
If interested, call Suzi on 01300 341741 (leave a message if I am not available and I will get back to you)
From Yeovil: Take A37 Yeovil to Dorchester road. After approximately 8 miles turn left at Wardon Hill (Signposted Batcombe, Minterne Magna). At the T Junction turn right. Travel approximately 2.5 miles take second turn on the left. The Friary is at the bottom of the lane.
From Dorchester: Take the A 37 Dorchester to Yeovil Road After approximately 9 miles at Wardon Hill turn right (signposted Batcombe, Minterne Magna). At the T junction turn right. Travel approximately 2.5 miles take the second turn on the left. The Friary is at the bottom of the lane.
The leaflet refers to 2017 - it would be wise to telephone before attending, to ensure activities are running.
Supporteas - Supporting you in your grief|
First Monday of the month
Community Room, The Fire Station, Bull Lane, Maiden Newton 2pm to 4pm
Come and join Nicky Butler and others
In a comfortable environment over tea, coffee and cakes, you will have an opportunity to talk, to be supported, and to be with others who are also experiencing grief and loss
There is no charge, it will be completely confidential, and all are welcome.
If you would like to have more information please contact Nicky Butler on 01300 320 671 or email email@example.com
Midweek Holy Communion|
Celebrated as usual in the Community Room behind the Halstock Shop on the second Wednesday of the month, at 11am - with an opportunity to stay and chat afterwards over a cup of tea/coffee.
If you would like to come but getting there is a problem, please call Liz or Tony on 891898. Or if you or someone you know is housebound and would like to take Communion at home please let us know in advance and every effort will be made to arrange this
For more information contact Liz or Tony (891898) - the second Wednesday rule may vary
If you’re wondering, ‘What is Breakfast Church?’ well, let’s call it a new way of doing church. A relaxed new event in Halstock Village Hall that just might have answers to some of life’s questions
So come and share croissants, bacon rolls and good coffee, plus some songs and a talk, and we’ll search for answers as we travel through life together
It takes place on the 4th Sunday of the month in Halstock Village Hall, starting at 9.30am
Church - but not as we know it!For more information contact Paul rendell firstname.lastname@example.org
St Mary's Church Bell Ringer|
We are always looking for new members so why not give it a try!
For more information contact Charles Gaskell on 01935 891127 / email email@example.com
The 300 Club runs for Corscombe residents. Each member pays a monthly (or annual) fee - then 50% of the funds raised are distributed as prize money through a monthly draw. The remaining 50% goes to support the village hall.
Results of the draw are published in The Chimes and on tis website (on the News page)
This is a great way of supporting your local community!
For more information contact Henry Lovegrove on 01935 891415 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
Melbury Team Choir|
Meets on the first and third Friday of each month
6.30pm to 7.30pm at Saint Mary's Church, Maiden Newton
Attendance / membership of the choir is free and no audition is required.
We sing at a few of the major church festivals (e.g. Easter, Christmas), occasional team services and at weddings on request, but there is no obligation to attend any of these events if you are not able to.
We will be singing for the most part sacred music from printed scores, but do please feel free to come along even if you have only limited music reading ability.
Please do come along and give it a try!!
Weekly Yoga Classes|
Starting on Thursday 8th September 2016 Esther Benwell from Crewkerne will be holding weekly yoga classes in Halstock village hall.
Classes start at 7.30 pm until 9.00pm.
If you are interested or want more information please get in touch with me or just come along on 8th. Also please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested
Conact Deborah Childs - 01935 891744 - Email: email@example.com
Exercise with Phoenix Physique|
Wednesdays in Haltsock Village Hall
Ladies and Men: 7pm to 8pm
'We have had some amazing results with improved mobility, balance, flexibility, strength, tone and definition. Why not come along and have a try? Your FIRST SESSION IS FREE!' If you would like to know more, call Jill on 078111 32755
Shakespeare Out Loud|
Meets monthly, on Thursdays - does not run continuously
New comers are welcome, all ages. If you already love WS or you think you might, do come along. No previous knowledge necessary. Totally safe! – usually lots of laughs
Bring copies of the play we are reading (or complete works) But homework unnecessary
Call Bardy Griffiths for more information - 01935 891736 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Halstock and District Gardening Club|
Meets monthly - ask in the shop for details
Details will be placed here once known
Halstock Football Club|
The team is meeting and playing matches.
When more details emerge they will be placed here (ask in the shop for details)
Sharing food ...... talking together ..... learning Jesus
Shed Talk is a group of men who meet weekly on
We discuss various issues of the day over a pint and a light meal. The topics are varied and range from male characters in the bible to current issues, such as the problems faced with re-housing the influx of migrants. There is no fixed agenda and any item is up for discussion.
Whether you are a regular church- goer, or just on the fringe or merely interested, you are more than welcome to come along and join us. If you would like more information or to book a place, contact Andrew Tomkins - 01935 891083
In part the name dervies from a radio programme. ShedTalk is a series of devotional thoughts and discussion programmes by men for men. Hosted by Carl Beech and friends, their aim is to help men get to know Jesus better and bring their friends to faith. Sunday at 9pm on Premier Christian Radio.
(Carl is an Elim minister and heads up Christian Vision for Men (CVM), a movementfocussed on evangelising to men)
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Corscombe's No 2 Book Club |
A new book club (as of 30 April 2016) is being set up by Sarah Cooke as the existing group is over-subscribed. If you would like to know more, contact Sara Cooke on 01935 892399 / 07710 506785, or email by clicking here. Or visit the club's facebook page called Corscombe Book Club
Melbury Messy Church |
Second Sunday of the month 3pm - 5pm - venue changes for each session
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: email@example.com
Halstock WI (Womens' Institute) |
Meets on the 4th Monday of the month
All meetings start at 2.30pm in the winter months and Halstock W.I. welcomes any ladies who would like to come along
Badminton in Halstock Village Hall |
At 7pm 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. Pe