What’s on in Leigh on Mendip

JUNE
2024

 




Click here for all your regular events in the Hall
and
here for the Hall Diary
St GILES’ CHURCH is open daily. Services.

See the Church page for weekly news and readings.
THE BELL INN – support your local pub !
See the Bell Inn Website or Facebook for opening hours, menu, specials, events etc.



WASTE COLLECTION DATES

Collections start from 6am
Recycling: Sat1, Fri7, Fri14, Tue18, Tue25 (weekly)
Refuse Bin: Sat1, Tue25 (every 3 weeks)

Garden Waste: Sat1, Fri14, Fri28 (fortnightly Fridays)

NB Collection day for recyling and refuse bin changes from 18th June.
Thursday 6th from 8:00pm
LIGHTING OF THE BEACON (Rec Field) Part of a national event to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Bar from 8:00pm. Beacon lighting ~9:30pm. Come along to pay your respects. More details.
Saturday 8th from 12:00 noon
OPENING OF CORONATION PARK Formal opening of Coronation Park. Those who remember the pump track opening will know the sort of thing – a PARTY! BBQ & bar – ribbon cutting 1pm. Looking for volunteers to help!
Monday 10th 7:30pm
WI (Memorial Hall).  Fancy an evening with a difference! Why not join us for an evening of Sushi. We will be learning the ‘Art of Sushi’ from Renata Chagrin from Hakkō House. We offer a warm welcome to visitors and members alike, please come and join us.  Contact Caroline on 01373 812889 for more information or see our blog: http://leighonmendipwi.blogspot.com
Friday 14th
THE LEIGH LUNCH (Memorial Hall)  Open from 11.30am for coffee with table service. £6 for a 2-course hot lunch, including hot drinks. Email v.l.higginsfox@btinternet.com or call 01373 812087 to book by Tuesday 11th at the latest. Dietary needs catered for – just let us know when you book. Everyone is welcome.
If you would like help with transport please let us know when you book.
Monday 17th 11:00am ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE (Simbriss Farm, Oakhill) Open to the over 50’s. Full details on the LOMCA page.
Monday 17th 7:00pm PARISH COUNCIL MEETING (Memorial Hall) Agenda – see Village Parish Council Noticeboards, 3 days before the meeting. Parishioners welcome to attend.
Wednesday 19th
12:30pm to 1:00pm

MOBILE LIBRARY
Stops by the old Telephone Box (every 4 weeks) from 12:30pm to 1:00pm. 2024 schedule is here.
Thursday 20th 10:30am to 1:00pm
COFFEE MORNING (Tower Room) Do drop in and join us for ‘coffee/tea & GATEAU … and a chat’. Help to raise funds for FOLC.
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Other Future Events
Monday 8th July 7:30pm
WI (Memorial Hall).  Ladies please come and join us.  Contact Caroline on 01373 812889 for more information or see our blog: http://leighonmendipwi.blogspot.com
Friday 12th July
THE LEIGH LUNCH (Memorial Hall) On the second Friday of every month.
Saturday 13th JulyBINGO (Memorial Hall) Bar open from 7pm, eyes down at 7.30pm. Entry £5 to include table nibbles. Bingo books available to buy. Help to raise funds for FOLC.
Saturday 20th JulyVILLAGE DAY (Rec Field) Cancelled due to lack of an organiser, but see Family Day and Retro Car Show at the rec on 11 August.
Sunday 11th August 9:30am to 12:30pm
FAMILY DAY AND RETRO CAR SHOW (Recreation Field). Expecting about 100 cars, breakfast rolls, tea & coffee, ice cream, bouncy castle, games and stalls. Contact Vicky on 07597 313696 if you are happy to volunteer to man it.
Sunday 22nd September 7:00pm
HARVEST SUPPER & AUCTION (Memorial Hall)

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October
11:00am to 4:00pm

ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION (Memorial Hall) The annual exhibition of all your arts and crafts. Some works are for sale.  FREE entry. There will be no Workshop or Community Project this year, but instead we want to make the Exhibition weekend one of the big village social events of the year to sit, drink, eat and chat beside our village masterpieces!
Click here for more information. 
Sunday 13th July 2025OPEN GARDENS The 2024 event has been postponed but this date has been planted for 2025.
Please submit your planned event dates & details here. (Help to prevent a clash of village events!)