What's on

MAY 2019

                 Hall Diary

  HALF PRICE MEAL OFFER (The Bell Inn). Ring to reserve a table for any Wed, Thu, Fri or Sat evening and you will pay half price only for all main courses.  



Thursday 2nd  7:00am to 10:00pm

 DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS (in the Memorial Hall). NB. The Parish Election was un-contested due to insufficient nominees, however there are still District Council elections.

 Saturday 4th  2:30pm to  4:00pm

PCSO-Mike StoreyBEAT SURGERY (Community Cafe, St Giles' Church). Come and meet your local Community Police.  The Café is open from 2-4pm.  This monthly event provides parishioners with the opportunity to socialise and also to discuss village security/safety concerns.

All welcome. Click here for details.

 Monday 6th
 9:45am to 10:45am

 COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING  (Memorial Hall)  All welcome. 

 Wednesday 8th  10:00am  to 1:00pmJIG-SAW MORNING (Community Friendship Cafe, Church Tower Room). Come and help us complete a jigsaw – no charge - or borrow a jigsaw to take home (£2.00/month).

 Saturday 11th 10:00am to  noon

 JUMBLE SALE  (School)  A fundraiser for Friends of Leigh School, the jumble sale will have clothes, toys and Bric-a-Brac Bargains. There will also be tea, coffee, hot dogs and bacon butties! Please bring donations to the school only on Friday 10th May 2019. Look out for donation bags being delivered in Leigh on Mendip.  See Poster

 Monday 13th  7:30pm WI (in the Memorial Hall).  AGM and "Show & Tell"  See the WI blog.
 Tuesday 14th  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.

 Wednesday 15th  1:40pm  to 2:05pm

MOBILE LIBRARY by the old Telephone Box (every 4 weeks)

Thursday 16th 6:30pm

 GARDEN VISIT (leaving from the Memorial Hall)   Duck Pond Barn, Trowbridge.  

Garden of 1.6 acres with large duck pond, lawns, ericaceous beds, orchard, vegetable garden, big greenhouse, spinney and wild area of grass and trees.  Booking essential at least two weeks before the visit date.  Typical entry cost £5.00 plus £2.50 refreshments.                                                                                                               

Friday 17th

 PLANT SALE see Poster    

Friday 17th  7:30pm

WHIST DRIVE (in the Recreation Field Clubhouse). 

Saturday 18th  7:00pm

 MURDER MYSTERY SUPPER (in the Memorial Hall)     F.O.L.C. event. Poster.

Sunday 19th  3:00pm

 REDEDICATION SERVICE (St Giles' Church) The rededication of the church following the repairs and improvements led by the Right Reverend Peter Hancock, Bishop of Bath & Wells.

 Monday 20th to Saturday 25th

CHURCH AND CAFE CLOSED Due to the lowering of the bells for refurbishment, it is currently forecast that the church and café will be closed on Monday 20th May for one week.  

 Monday 20th
 10:00am to 2:00pm

ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE (Memorial Hall) "An Educational Tail" perhaps making us all look "a bit of an ass" (£1),  followed by lunch (£4). Please book by 13th May (Graham or Caroline on 812889). Open to the over 50's.

 Monday 20th  7:00pm / 7:50pm

ANNUAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING, followed by ANNUAL PARISH MEETING (at 8pm) - (Memorial Hall).  All parishioners are welcome to the Annual Parish Meeting at 8:00pm. Come and find out what the Parish Council, Memorial Hall and Recreation Field committees have been doing over the last year and their plans for our village.  Refreshments will be served from 7:50pm.

Agenda - see Village Parish Council Noticeboards, 3 days before the meeting.  Annual Parish Council Meeting and Annual Parish Meeting .

Saturday 25th  10:30am to 12 noon

MONTHLY VILLAGE COFFEE MORNING (Yew Tree Cottage, Tadhill)  Everyone welcome.  There will be Coffee & Cakes, Bring & Buy and a Raffle.  We are helping to raise funds for the Flower Festival which is being held on Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August.  Jan & Denis Pattison (Tel: 812460)


Other future dates

Sunday 2nd June

10:00am to 1:00pm

RECREATION FIELD "CLEAN-UP DAY" (Recreation Field !). Many hands make light work , so please come along. Something for everyone. Gardening type clothing and equipment would be good. Coffee & biscuits provided!

Friday 14th June (evening)

 BARN DANCE (Rec Field marquee)  Poster

Saturday 15th June

 SUMMER FAIR (Rec Field) Poster

Thursday 27th June 6:30pm

 GARDEN VISIT (leaving from the Memorial Hall)   Batch Cottage, Cranmore.

 Booking essential at least two weeks before the visit date.  Typical entry cost £5.00 plus £2.50 refreshments.                                                                                                               

Thursday 25th July 6:30pm

 GARDEN VISIT (leaving from the Memorial Hall)   Coombe House, Glastonbury.

 Booking essential at least two weeks before the visit date.  Typical entry cost £5.00 plus £2.50 refreshments.                                                                                                               

Thursday 25th July 

 LEIGH-DOWN FOLK CLUB (Rec Field Clubhouse)  One-off, never to be repeated, return of the famous Leigh-Down Folk Club.


Saturday 24th to  Monday 26th August

 FLOWER FESTIVAL (St Giles' Church) “Our Wonderful World and Heritage Exhibition “Our Wonderful Church” & refreshments (Memorial Hall).  


Sunday 29th September

 ARTS & CRAFTS WORKSHOP (in the Memorial Hall).

Saturday & Sunday 12th & 13th October

 ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION (in the Memorial Hall).

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