What's on

September 2017



Until 30th September

  HALF PRICE MEAL OFFER (The Bell Inn).   Click here for details

Monday 4th 
9:45am to 10:45am

 COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING  (Memorial Hall)  All welcome. 

Wednesday 6th  2:15pm to 2:40pm

MOBILE LIBRARY by the old Telephone Box and then at the Memorial Hall car park (every 4 weeks)

Thursdays from 7th  11:15am to 12:15pm

PILATES (in the Memorial Hall). Weekly class during term time. £7.50 (pay as you go).  Ring to confirm - Clare (07782 268252) Website

Saturday 9th  

RIDE AND STRIDE (St Giles' Church)   As part of the 2017 Ride & Stride Event organised by the Somerset Churches Trust twelve churches in the East Mendips will all be open to welcome visitors, some serving refreshments. Have fun – cycle, walk, horse ride or drive between any, or all, of the churches starting at any church.  Click here for map/details and here for list of churches.  Free entry, donations welcome.  Further information from Graham (812889).
The funds raised from sponsorship/refreshments/donations will be split between the Somerset Churches Trust and St Giles church.

Saturday 9th & 10th   10:00am to 4:00pm daily

ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION (in the Memorial Hall). Free entry. 

IT'S HERE this year's community FRONT DOORS project.  Hurry  to get your FREE pack. Click here for how to enter.

Monday 11th  2:00pm to 4:00pm

HERITAGE GROUP (at The Dovecote, Leigh on Mendip BA3 5QP). Open to all age groups. A practical session that looks at local history and offers the opportunity to learn how to do your own family history. Cost £1. Booking is required to attend, so please ring Graham on 812889 seven days before the meeting, if you are coming. You will be very welcome.

Monday 11th  7:30pm

WI (in the Memorial Hall).  The "History of the Mill on the Brue". See the WI blog.

Tuesday 12th  2:00pm to 4:00pm

LOMCA "KURLING & CAKE" (Memorial Hall). Kurling and Cake (£2). Keep fit and healthy with a bit of gentle exercise and lots of cake fun. No need to book, open to all.

Friday 15th  7:30pm

WHIST DRIVE (in the Recreation Field Clubhouse). 

Monday 18th  7:00pm

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING - (Memorial Hall, Committee Room)

Tuesday 19th  7:00pm to 8:30pm

Partners and Communities Together,  P.A.C.T. (Tythe Barn, Mells Frome Rural Beat Team would like to invite you to a PACT meeting. Are you concerned about issues in your area? Join your local policing team and our partner organisations to help resolve issues and set priorities.  All welcome. Find out what the police are doing about the recent Raves.

Wednesday 20th from 9:00amROAD SWEEPER    Please move cars from the road by 9:00am.  Click here for more details
Monday 25th
 10:00am to 2:00pm

ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE (Memorial Hall)   "Sugar craft" a practical session with  Lias Rendii (£1) followed by lunch (£4). Booking for lunch essential by 17th September (Graham or Caroline on 812889).

Saturday 30th September until October  28th


A month of events to celebrate the 450 million year geological history of the Mendip Hills. Includes a Halecombe Quarry Geology Tour. Click here.


Other future dates

Sunday 1st October 3:00pm and 7:00pm

ST GILES' CHURCH HARVEST SUPPER & AUCTION (Memorial Hall) 7pm. In aid of church funds.  Tickets £7.50 from Margaret Loten (812922). Click here.

Harvest Service at 3pm at the Church.

Saturday 7th October   2:00pm to 4:00pm

JUMBLE SALE (Memorial Hall)  Come along and find bargains in clothes, bric-a-brac, books, CDs, DVDs and toys etc. Any items to donate can be delivered to the hall from midday on the day.   Refreshments available. Organised by the WI.

Saturday 14th October   7:00pm

MURDER MYSTERY SUPPER (Memorial Hall) Back by popular request. Tickets £15 including a two course meal and a glass of wine/beer (choose from beef lasagne or vegetarian lasagne). Bar available.  Tickets from Sarah Claxton (813707) or Caroline Harris (812889). Raising funds for FOLC.

Friday 20th October

HEALTH CHECK (Memorial Hall)  Why not come along and have a FREE NHS Health Check in the comfort of the village hall?  You have to be between 40 and 74, without a pre-existing condition. Click here for more details.


Weekend 3rd, 4th & 5th November 

OPEN ART EXHIBITION (St Giles' Church)  Submission by 2nd November. Contact Eve Knowles for details and entry form (813246). Raising funds for FOLC.

Monday 6th November   8:00pm

 MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE AGM (in the Memorial Hall)  Everyone welcome.

Saturday 11th November 7:30pm bar 8:00pm startQUIZ NIGHT (in the Memorial Hall)  £10 team of 4 (or £2.50 individuals). Drinks and food will be available.  Contact Julian Back (01373 813636) to book a table (preferred), also entry on the night.  
Come along to support the Leigh on Mendip bell ringers, this event is another of our fun(d) raising events to refurbish the St Giles church bells.  The village bells last had a major overhaul in 1910 and the fixtures and fittings are now in need of replacement so we can carry on ringing for the next 100 years.  Click here for details of the Refurbishment Project.

Friday 8th December 

CHRISTMAS FAIR (Memorial Hall).  Raising funds for FOLC.

Sunday 10th December

WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP  (Memorial Hall)  Vanessa will be repeating her very popular wreath making.  All materials supplied.  Put it in your diary now. Details to follow.

Missing a year in 2017 but coming back in December 2018.
Saturday 27th January 2018
BURNS NIGHT SUPPER (Memorial Hall). This popular night of whisky, haggis and poetry, to be repeated again by the Bell Ringers. Celebrate the birthday of Scotland’s greatest poet. A date for your 2018 diaries!

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