WHAT'S ON

DATE

October

VENUE & TIME
Sunday
21 October
2018

Artsreach - 'GIANTS OF SCIENCE'

Following their sell out performance of 'One Man and his Cow' earlier this year, Living Spit return to Drimpton on SUNDAY OCTOBER 21st at 7.30pm with their not to be missed new show
'GIANTS OF SCIENCE'

With jarring jokes, pitiful puppetry, and the silliest of scientific songs you can expect a raucous romp through the hilarious history of scientific stupidity.
Tickets £9 (Children £6, Family £25) available from 01308 867617, or the artreach website link below.

Artsreach

Village Hall
7.30pm
Tuesday
23 October
2018

GENTLE SUMMER EXERCISE

Qi gong (pronounced chi gong) is a lovely form of gentle exercise, relaxing the body and calming the mind - great for improving health and wellbeing.

Qi gong exercise classes continuing - Our weekly sessions over the summer proved popular so tutor Monica Murphy is running more classes up until December 4th (excluding half term week).
They're pay-as-you-go at £5 a session and are 10.30-11.30 on Tuesday mornings at the Village Hall.
For more details, phone Monica on 01460 74193.

Village Hall
10.30am
to 11.30
Tuesday
23 October
2018

Mobile Fish & Chips

L & F Catering Mobile Fish & Chips will be in Drimpton on Tuesdays at 5pm at the Bus Stop in Chard Road

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Bus Stop, Oxhayes/Chard Road
5pm
6 pm
Wednesday
24 October
2018

TEA DANCE WORKSHOP

Entry Free but any donations to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.
Mary and Sam Trott, along with Amanda Fogg, will show us a few dance moves for the Tea Dance which will be the following Wednesday 31st. Please come along and have some fun.
This is not at all serious and open to all ages and abilities.
If you don't want to dance don't let that put you off going to the Tea Dance as there will still been the usual Drimpton yummy cakes and good company.

Village Hall
2.30pm
Monday
29 October
2018

Poppy making workshop

Lots of people needed to make lots of poppies!
These will form a cascade of poppies, either side of of the stage in the village hall.
The workshop is suitable for EVERYONE, we will be working with paper and card(all supplied) although you are welcome bring anuthing you think will be useful.
Tea & biscuits inclyded.

Contact: Jenny Beck 01308 868747

Village Hall
10am
to 2 pm
Monday
29 October
2018

WORLD WAR 1 GARDENS – talk by Christine Stones

Description: Come and learn all about gardens from the Great War period. This is a Horticultural Society talk lead by guest speaker Christine Stones.
There will be tea, coffee and biscuits after the talk.

Lead Contact: Diana Leake, phone: 01308 867172

Village Hall
7.30pm
Tuesday
30 October
2018

‘Remembrance, Records, Reflections’

‘Remembrance, Records, Reflections’ – talk by guest speaker Paul Davies from the National Archive at Kew

Come and learn all about the impact of the great war on Dorset and the local area and how the west country marked the end of the hostilities.
At the end of the talk there will be hot food available.

Lead Contact: Brian Hesketh (Organised by the ‘Not the Netherhay Ladies Book Club’)

phone: 01308 868843

Royal Oak
7pm
Wednesday
31 October
2018

TEA DANCE & TIFFIN

An afternoon of dancing from the great war era followed by tea and tiffin.
There will even be a sing song from the period at the end.

NOTE: There will be a couple of dance workshops organized in October (look out for specific details in the newsletter) to teach dances from the 1920’s.

Lead Contact: Rosemary Shepherd

phone: 01308 867694

Village Hall
2.30pm
Wednesday
31 October
2018

Film Club - Oh! What a lovely war’

Oh! What A Lovely War summarises and comments on the events of the First World War using popular songs of the time, many of which were parodies of older popular songs.

There will be a bar, teas and coffees as usual as well as ice creams from village usherettes.

Lead Contact: Diana Leake

phone: 01308 867172

Village Hall
7pm
DATE

NOVEMBER

VENUE & TIME
Thursday
01 November
2018

POPPY DISPLAY PREPARATION

Come and drop off your poppy creations from patterns/details supplied from the September coffee morning and enhance them ready for display within and around the village.
Tea and biscuits provided.

Lead Contact: Kate Hesketh

phone: 01308 868843

Village Hall
2.30pm
Saturday
03 November
2018

VILLAGE PLAY – ‘Archie Dobson’s War’

The culmination of activities commemorating the end of WW1 will be a village production of this powerful play performed by adults and children, illustrating through words and song a family's experience of the Great War.

Lead Contact: Francesca and Nick Hurrell, phone: 01308 867617
Tickets: Adults £3 each
Children are free


Due to high demand for tickets there will be an additional performance at 1.30pm - contact as above

Village Hall
1.30pm
and 6pm
Sunday
11 November
2018

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICE

RBL Remembrance Service followed by an act of worship
Led by Neville Adams

St Mary's Church
10.45am
Sunday
11 November
2018

WW1 CENTENARY VILLAGE SUNDAY LUNCH

Village Hall 1 for 1.15pm
2 course lunch £12 – (bring your own wine)
Proceeds go to Royal British Legion

Booking essential: Phone Viv 868005 or Rosemary 867694

Village Hall
1pm
Wednesday
14 November
2018

DRIMPTON FILM CLUB

MATINEE
Doors open at 2pm for a 2:30pm start. Teas, coffees, soft drinks etc available.
THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL SOCIETY
An historical drama following a London based writer who exchanges letters with residents in Guernsey following the German occupation; She is intrigued by the rather odd name of the society and makes plans to visit the island….but not everything goes to plan, of course!

EVENING
Doors open at 7pm for 7:30pm start. Wine, beer, soft drinks and teas and coffees available.
THE PHANTOM THREAD
Daniel Day-Lewis’ swan song movie.
He plays a difficult, troubled, introverted yet brilliant dress designer in London in the 1950s. His life is incomplete but he meets Alma a waitress who at first appears gentle and forgiving but is as ruthless and strong willed as Reynolds himself. An intriguing finale to the illustrious film career of Daniel Day-Lewis.

Village Hall
2 & 7pm
Saturday
24 November
2018

The BRUNSWICK SINGERS IN HARMONY

The BRUNSWICK SINGERS IN HARMONY will bring us a wonderful mixture of Christmas and other songs, and stories too
- followed by tea & home made cakes

£4.00 - plus a collection for Air Ambulance

Netherhay Chapel
2.30pm