WHAT'S ON

Monday
27 May
2024

Yoga with Anneliese

Did you know about the Yoga and Pilates classes in the Village Hall?
Both instructors offer a free taster session if you book in advance.

Yoga with Anneliese ~ Monday morning ~ £8.00 a class.
Mob: 07795968085

Village Hall
10am
11 am
Tuesday
28 May
2024

QIGONG - A wellbeing excercise

With Morag Campbell. Good for flexibility and balance,
Qigong is gentle standing moves create calm minds and sense of wellbeing. Tel 01460 77463. £5 per class

For those of you who know nothing about Chi Kung, it takes the form of non aerobic, gentle breathing exercises aligned with simple co-ordinated body postures performed in a standing position. Regular practice has positive effects on both body and mind such as more energy, strengthened immunity and stress reduction. Tel 01460 77463 or just turn up!

The classes are Tuesday mornings 10.30 - 11.30am.
Pay as you go: £5 a session.


Village Hall
10.30am
to 11.30 am
Tuesday
28 May
2024

Short Mat Bowls

Whether you are an existing player or just want to try out the game in a friendly, social atmosphere you are welcome to come along on Tuesdays at 2pm.
Playing on two mats, bring your own woods or choose from a selection of sizes.
Flat soled shoes must be worn on the mats.
Refreshments at half-time
£3 per person per session.

Village Hall
2pm
4.30 approx
Tuesday
28 May
2024

Mobile Fish & Chips

L&F catering: Richard's van at the bus stop Chard Road/Oxhayes 5-6 pm
We have a great bunch of local regular customers, but we could do with numbers being boosted slightly. Please come down and show your support for this local business.
Regards - Richard Pidgeon

(After that we move to Broadwindsor from 18:30 until 19:30)

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Bus stop, Oxhayes
5pm
to 6pm
Wednesday
29 May
2024

VILLAGE DRAMA – DRAMA IN THE VILLAGE

VILLAGE DRAMA
Next meeting Wednesday 29th May 7.30 ‘Thank you to all who came and expressed an interest in putting on a play, we only got 4 chairs out but we’re delighted with the turn out. Joe and I have chosen a play we would like to produce and are now at the casting stage. Please come along on Wednesday 29th May if you are interested, it would be great to see you!’ Denise Cottriall 07737 538645

Village Hall
7.30pm
Thursday
30 May
2024

Pilates with Juliet

Pilates with Juliet ~ Thursday lunch time

Contact Juliet on Mob: 07798617262

Village Hall
12 Noon
DATE

JUNE

VENUE & TIME
Thursday
06 June
2024

ARTSREACH at the VILLAGE HALL "RUM RAGGED"

ARTSREACH and the VILLAGE HALL
present
RUM RAGGED
playing and singing the distinct folk music of Newfoundland, Canada
on THURSDAY 6th June at 7.30pm
Tickets: £12, £5 (under 18s), £30 (family of 4)
from Francesca Hurrell on 07771 554601

Village Hall
7.30pm
Wednesday
12 June
2024

FILM CLUB – "THE HOLDOVERS"

“THE HOLDOVERS” . Set in an American prep school at Christmas in 1970, there are always some parents who opt to leave their children at the school with a member of staff aided by the school cook. Inevitably temperaments clash, but the time spent together reveals the secrets of life that have shaped the characters. Excellent performances from Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa and Da’Vine Joy Randolph
Door open at 7pm for 7:30pm start
Members free Guests £4 Refreshments available.
No need to book but for any further information contact Diana on 01308 867 172

Village Hall
7pm
Friday
14 June
2024

LIGHT LUNCH at the Village Hall

Viv and Rosemary invite you to the next village lunch on FRIDAY 14th JUNE at 12.30pm at the Village Hall to enjoy a lovely choice of home made soups followed by delicious puddings, coffee/tea and mints

All for £6 pp. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you.

Village Hall
12.30pm
Saturday
15 June
2024

DRIMPTON OPEN GARDENS

Gardens open from 12 - 4 unless otherwise stated.
All gardens will have a poster outside the property
They are:
Rose Cottage, 17 Marksmead….Rosanna and Denis Reeves
Forge Cottage, Chard Road….Steve and Sue Custance
Springfield Farm, Chard Road….Graham and Jane Parkin
3 Honey Chant Cottages, Chard Road….Sam Hedges
16 Chard Road….Andrew Pastor
Cornerstones, Bridport Road….Philip and Val Bateman (this garden is a little walk up Bridport Road, on the left side)
Honeysuckle Cottage, 7 Applefield Road….Barbara and John Wright.
The Old Barn, Crewkerne Road….Moreen and Nigel Burton
24 Applefield Road….Janice Clark (Open 2 – 4)

Gardens vary from small but beautifully formed, to works in progress and to established gardens.
There may be late additions to this list, so keep an eye open for that all important poster.
If anyone would like to open their garden, even at the last moment, please contact either Andrew (868223) or Diana (867172).
AND
SALE of Perennial Plants for a Country Garden
at Middlebrook, 16 Chard Road

ALL Proceeds will help fund the large raised bed that is planned to go where the old village bench was by the telephone box.
This bed will be a ‘mini allotment’, planted with ‘edibles’ for community use.

various
12 noon
4.00pm
Wednesday
19 June
2024

Garden Club - Ponds and Water features

Drimpton and District Gardening Club
Next Meeting Wednesday 19th June at the Village Hall
This is a return visit from Jenny Short who will give us a talk on Ponds and Water Features to include formal, architectural ponds and natural looking wildlife ponds. Jenny trained originally as a ceramics sculptor and is now a well known garden designer in her local area, which is Dorset, and much further afield. She enjoys passing on her enthusiasm for creating attractive outdoor spaces and enhancing our environment with plants.

Doors open 7pm for 7:30pm start - Refreshments available. Guests are most welcome…£1

Village Hall
7pm
Thursday
20 June
2024

THE ASIAN HORNET

An illustrated talk by Peter Crabbe from West Dorset Beekeepers’ Association
On THURSDAY 20th JUNE at 7.30pm
At NETHERHAY CHAPEL COMMUNITY ROOM
Doors open at 7pm. Refreshments available.
No entry charge, but donations welcome!

The Asian Hornet is an invasive non-native species that threatens our native insect life as well as our honey bees.

Netherhay Chapel
7.30pm
DATE

JULY

VENUE & TIME
Saturday
06 July
2024

SINGING WORKSHOPS

SINGING WORKSHOPS – invitation from Lauren

‘I am holding a number of singing workshops over the summer. The first being in Drimpton Village Hall on Saturday 6th of July in the morning.
This one will be aimed at beginners, those who haven't sung for a long time and would like a refresher, or those who would like to just come along to enjoy singing in a small, informal group setting with a professional singer and tutor of fifteen years.
There will be limited places and as this one is being held in Drimpton, I am offering it to residents here first before I advertise.’
For more info please contact Lauren 07539469154.

Village Hall
TBAam
Saturday
13 July
2024

An evening of brilliant blues music with band - Fuze

Advance notice! Saturday 13th July at Netherhay Chapel

An evening of brilliant blues music with band - Fuze
‘…Fuze covers the likes of Paul Weller, Bill Withers, the Kinks, JJ Kale, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Amy Winehouse etc, plus some originals!’

It promises to be a great evening, with refreshments too

More details in the July newsletter, keep the evening free!

Netherhay Chapel
TBApm