What’s on in Leigh on Mendip



Click here for all your regular events in the Hall
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.


Collections start from 6am
Recycling: 3, 10, 17, 24 Nov (every Friday)
Refuse Bin: 3, 24 Nov (every 3rd Friday)

Garden Waste: 3, 17 Nov (fortnightly Fridays)
Click here for the collection days.
NB Check the dates of collections after a bank Holiday
Friday 3rd
Bar from 7:00pm
Quiz from 7:30pm

QUIZ NIGHT (Memorial Hall) Book a table for our quiz in support of the Coronation Field play equipment. £10 for a table of 4. There will be nibbles. Table bookings to David (07811 361661) or Ty (07807 266406). Many thanks to Des and Wendy for setting the questions.
Wednesday 8th 1:30pm to 3:00pm
SCHOOL OPEN AFTERNOON If you are looking for a place for your child to start school in September 2024, come along to our Open Afternoon. Details here.
Friday 10th
THE LEIGH LUNCH (Memorial Hall)  Open from 11.30am for coffee with table service. £5 for a 2-course hot lunch, including hot drinks. Email v.l.higginsfox@btinternet.com or call 01373 812087 to book by Tuesday 7 November at the latest. Dietary needs catered for – just let us know when you book. Everyone is welcome.
Sunday 12th 10:30am
REMEMBRANCE SERVICE (outside of Memorial Hall, or church if wet). All are invited to join us to remember our forebears. Click here for more details.
Monday 13th 7:30pmWI MEETING (Memorial Hall)   Speaker from “School In A Bag” Charity.   Ladies please come and join us.    Contact Caroline on 01373 812889 for more information or see our blog: http://leighonmendipwi.blogspot.com/
Friday 17th 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Early Christmas Fair (FOLC) – Stalls, gifts, mulled wine and mince pies. If
anyone would like a stall (£10) please contact Lally on folcleigh@gmail.com. See FOLC News
Monday 20th 7:00pm PARISH COUNCIL MEETING (Memorial Hall) Agenda – see Village Parish Council Noticeboards, 3 days before the meeting. Parishioners welcome to attend.
Tuesday 21st 7:00pm FRIENDS OF LEIGH CHURCH (FOLC) AGM (The Bell Skittle Alley) We warmly welcome all FOLC members and interested others for a short meeting to summarise the year and elect the new committee. See Agenda here.
We would particularly welcome additional Trustees – please email folcleigh@gmail.com – for just a few hours commitment each month.
More about FOLC.
Wednesday 22nd
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Stops by the old Telephone Box (every 4 weeks) from 12:30pm to 1:00pm. 2023 schedule is here.
Saturday 25th Novermber 10:00am until 12:00 noon
POLICE ‘COME & MEET US’ SESSION (Tower Community Cafe, St Giles Church)
Our village PCSO Louise will be at the Tower Cafe to discuss any issues or concerns you may have. Please come along to ask questions, seek advise or just to have a chat (with a cup of tea or coffee). They will be pleased to see you.
Saturday 25th Novermber 6:00pm until 9:00pm
CHRISTMAS MARKET (Bell Inn) Details here.
Monday 27th 10:30am ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE (Bell Inn) Open to the over 50’s. Everyone must book by 15th October if they wish to attend. Full details on the LOMCA page.
Other Future Events
Sunday 3rd December from 4:00pm
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHT-UP, SANTA & BAND (Bell Inn). Christmas Tree lights on at 4:00pm. Come and see Santa and get a gift (4:00-5:00pm, £2.50). Terry Hill swing band (4:00 to 6:00pm). Poster
Monday 4th December 8:00pm
MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE AGM (Memorial Hall) Everyone welcome to show support for this hard working team of volunteers, hear the latest additions and make any suggestions. This is a great opportunity to find out more about the hall and how it is run by volunteers for the community and a great opportunity to get involved.
Friday 8th December
THE LEIGH LUNCH (Memorial Hall)
Friday 8th & Saturday 9th December
Tree Sales Friday 8th 3:00pm to 4:30pm and Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm (pre-order available).
Fayre Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm
Raising Funds for Leigh on Mendip School. All details on the poster here.
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL (FOLC) – Village organisations, families and individuals are invited to enter a tree. It is free to enter and there will be prizes available in several categories. Closing date for entries: 24 November 2022. Details here.
Sunday 10th December 10:30am to 12:30pm
WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP (Memorial Hall) Vanessa has once again volunteered to run the wreath making workshop this year. Tickets £20. Bookings by leaving a message or texting 07801 235490. Mulled wine and mince pies will feature again, of course. Book early for this popular festive event. See poster for details.
Monday 11th December 7:30pmWI MEETING (Memorial Hall)  “Food Tasting with a Christmas Theme!”.     Ladies please come and join us.  Contact Caroline on 01373 812889 for more information or see our blog: http://leighonmendipwi.blogspot.com

Please submit your planned event dates & details here. (Help to prevent a clash of village events!)