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SWINGING SIXTIES at Crewkerne Museum. 17th May to 19th July. A new exhibition. 0146077079.
GRAND AUCTION: Fri 23rd May at Crewkerne Methodist Church. in conjunction with the U3A. Viewing 6pm. Auction 7pm. Catalogues 20p and refreshments visit escorts in the York area.
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Put your vouchers from View From Crewkerne in the Golden Boxes & you could win £50 cash!!
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Golden Boxes now at: The Local (Off-Licence); Superbuy; The Menders... and Country Lady Boutique...
Ron Bond has been elected
as new Town Councillor
Click here>> Ron's Comments
Ron wishes to thank all those who voted for him and supported him, and his opponents, and looks forward to working on local issues immediately.
Investment Advice - New to Town
If you think you could do with some new financial advice, why not find out what Crewkerne's stockbroker can do for you? New member of the Chamber of Commerce Managing Group, Lawrie Tawse may be able to help you.
Click here>> Read About Lawrie
Crewkerne is the Place for Jazziez!!
CLOTHES SHOP - NOW OPEN
Pollard House, Market Street
JAZZIEZ One Stop School Shop
For the whole school uniform
10% off or FREE Bag with every £20 spent
Come in and meet find Wakefield escorts in your area Sara-Jane & Jen
IF YOU'D LIKE YOUR BUSINESS HERE
Drop us a line - we're here to back you!
See how to reach us on the 'About Us' page...
Crewkerne Lad Hits the Road
Chris Sweet, intrepid journalist for local paper, is doing his bit to raise money for the Air Ambulance - there for all our emergencies. To read more about Chris's fundraising, click here>>www.justgiving.com/christophersweet
Local Interior Decor Need?
Crewkerne Interiors brings a personal service to all discerning customers wishing to have their own ideas sensitively and tastefully interpreted. Whatever your request: curtains & blinds, fittings, shades, tableware, furniture items, beds... For your entire house, your holiday cottage or simply your kitchen window, you can rely on prompt and friendly professional service. 01460 75761 [Pls mention this website.]
Crewkerne Museum -
Our Past, in the Present, for the Future
Pls visit the new website
Click here>> crewkernemuseum.co.uk
FREE PARKING IN CREWKERNE
'TWO FOR FREE' - 2 Hours Free Parking
Local traders offer you two hours free parking if you spend over £5 in participating stores - see green window stickers...
Click here>> Two 4 Free Participants
Chamber of Commerce DIRECTORY
A unique new directory for all business in the area
Full colour, professionally designed with new maps
Click here>> Intro Letter
To order your ad (from £20 - £200)
Click here>> Order Form
Click here>> e-mail Directory team
FAMILY HISTORY DROP IN SURGERY. Crewkerne Library. 23rd May. 2pm - 4pm. presented by Somerset and Dorset Family History Society. Somerset Libraries Ancestry website. www.ancestry.co.uk
CREWKERNE OPEN GARDENS: SUN 25TH MAY 2 - 5PM. Merefield House, East Street; Oakhayes, Mount Pleasant; The Abbey, Abbey Street;Kincora, Church Street; The Museum Courtyard, Market Square. Further info: Roger Rousell. 73222
FUN AND FOOTBALL at HENHAYES. Sun 25th May. 3.30 - late. Crewkerne Town v Crewkerne under 16's. In aid of CLIC Sargent and Toby's Fund
CREWKERNE TOWN TWINNING is holding a CAR TREASURE HUNT on Sun 1st June. Departing from Henhayes Car Park at 3.30pm. £3 per person to include cream tea in Misterton. 01460 75815 to book.
CREWKERNE FUN RUN AND MINI MARATHON: Sun 1st June
South Somerset Open Bowls Day. Sun 1st June. 11 - 4pm. Crewkerne, West Street and Severalls. Free entry. for information 01935 462543
CAR TREASURE HUNT: organised by Crewkerne and District Twinning Association. Sun 1st June. Depart Henhayes car park at 3pm. £3 pwer person. Booking 01460 75815
CREWKERNE SHOW DAY; Sat 7th June from 12 - late. Field opposite THe Stagecoach Inn. (Transport from Town Centre available)
Crewkerne Branch of ROYAL BRITISH LEGION. Weymouth Veteran's Parade and service of remembrance. Sun 1st June. The coach is booked. £10 per person. 01460 75964
THE ORCHARDS CARE HOME Summer Fete. Sat 14th June. 2pm. All welcome.
OYEZ,OYEZ,OYEZ. Junior Town Crier Competition at Crewkerne Hospital Fete. Sat 28th June. Details 01308 455733. Application forms from the Community Office or 01460 72810
CREWKERNE SHORT COURSE TRIATHLON AND CHILDREN'S AQUATHLON. Sun 6th July. Crewkerne Aquacentre. Enquiries: Max Field 01460 73502. [email protected]
Recruitment Solution Right on Your Doorstep... ABCV - Recruitment Specialists NOW ONLINE>> ABCVRecruitment.com
CrewkerneTown.org hits 50,000
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‘Club 66’ Popular Friday night Youth Club for 11-18s. We're BACK, Fridays 7.30-9.30pm @ Crewkerne Community Church, Barn St, Crewkerne. Check here for more very soon...
If you have an event you'd like advertised free in these columns, please e-mail your Local Information Centre>> e-mail Crewkerne LIC
Need the Town Crier?
See David Craner's Directory Box
Click here>> David's Advert
For David's engagements in 2008
Click here>> David's Schedule
Ongoing Weekly Events
TAE KWON DO. Crewkerne Sports Centre, Wadham. Tues 7pm - 8pm. Sun 6pm - 9pm.
Ballet, Jazz/Disco and Tap Dance Classes at the Speedwell Hall, Abbey Street and St Bartholomew's School. Details Helen Laxton. 01935 474717
Crewkerne Health Walks Do you find it hard to exercise regularly? Why not join us for a health walk. Following organised routes, lasting approximately 60 minutes every Tuesday from 9.45 am starting at the Aquacentre. FREE OF CHARGE. Turn up at 9.40am. 01460 77665. Please note there is no walk leader available next week.Next walk Tues 27th May.
CREWKERNE MUSIC CLUB meets at Lamplighters on the last Wednesday of each month at 8pm.
CREWKERNE BUGGY WALKS - First Thursday of every month from Crewkerne Aquacentre. Walks suitable for single or in line buggys and wheelchairs.
Crewkerne Gardening Club meets 1st Thursday each month at 7.30pm in the Methodist School Room. Visitors welcome - £2.00. Contact Mrs Rosemary Prince on 01460 74290 or 01460 73019.
Every week at The Henhayes Centre: Mondays Maj Jong from 2-4pm; Tuesdays Scrabble from 2pm-4pm. New members always welcome!
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pls ring Chanin: 07508 036363
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Crewkerne Health Club, Victoria Mews, Market Square, Crewkerne - see the amazing new fitness studios and suites. Give Jerry a ring on 01460 78901 or visit: crewkernehealthclub.co.uk
Garden Festival and Auction: Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre.Yeovil. 24th May from 10am - 5pm. Entry £3. Family ticket (2 adults,4 children) £6. 01935 850266
Blackmore Vale EMBROIDERER'S GUILD. Exhibition. 24th - 31st May. Bishops Caundle Village Hall. Daily 10am - 4pm. Admission free. Catalogue 50p. 01935 813369 or 01935 421675
DORSET ARTS WEEK: 24th May - 8th June. Programme's available from Crewkerne Lic
MARSHWOOD GOES GREEN: St Mary's Parish Church. Marshwood. Sat 24th - Mon 26th May. 10am - 6pm. Entrance Free.
Songs of Praise Sun 25th May. 6pm.
BARRINGTON ANTIQUES FAIR: Sun 25th May. 10am -4pm. Village Hall. Admission £1. 01460 55745
Retired vet and local author, Malcolm Welshman, will be a guest at The David Hall, South Petherton, with local GP Dr James Buckle, Fri 30th May, 7.30pm. The evening's theme: Health- Animal & Human - a lively discussion chaired by interviewer, David Lingham, who will put questions from the audience. Tickets £6.00 (including nibbles) available via www.thedavidhall.org.uk or 01460 240340. Doors & bar open 7.00pm.
HINTON ST GEORGE FESTIVAL 2008. 3rd June 'Sunset Cafe Stompers' 4th June 'Young Musicians' . 5th June 'Crispian Steele-Perkins' . 6th June 'The Huckleberries' . 7th June 'Emma Johnson and the Endellion String Quartet' . Tickets are available on 01460 72563.
ST MARGARET'S HOSPICE Charity Walk. 4.5 miles - 34 miles! Start at any of 9 registration points. Sun May 25th. 0845 3459671 to register.
STEAM UP at Coldharbour Mill. 25th and 26th May. 10am - 5pm. Free parking. Engines in steam 11am - 4pm. 01884 840960
South Somerset Peace Group presents CHILDREN IN WAR - two films. Tues 27th May. 7.30pm. Minster Rooms, Ilminster. 01460 53165
Mosterton Marquetry Group: Annual Exhibition. Sat 31st May from 2pm - 5pm. Mosterton Village Hall. Admission Free. Refreshments available.
TEMPLECOMBE INTERNATIONAL MEDIEVAL PAGEANT: 31st May - 1st June. Adults £4.50. Children and OAP's £3. Familt ticket (up to 3 children). Sat evening: Fred Wenlock and the 3 Piece Suite. 8pm. Admission £5 adult.
HAPPY DAYS: a celebration of the 60's. Salway Ash Village Hall. Sun 1st JUne. 2.30pm. Tickets £5 from Bridport Tourist Information.
John Kirkpatrick in concert with Stanchester Quire. Sat 7th June. 7.30pm. The Temple Methodist Church, Taunton. in aid of the Meningitis Trust. Tickets £10. from Folk South West 01935 822911
JAZZ COMMUNION at St George's Church. Hinton St George. Sun 8th June. 10am. Featuring the Sunset Cafe Stompers and village singers.
MISTERTON ANNUAL FETE: Sun 8th June 12pm - 4pm Free entry and parking. 01460 78931
LOPEN HISTORY GROUP announces a guided walk through Hinton St George. Meet outside the Poulet Arms at 7.30pm.
CALLING ALL BUDDING AND SEASONED DIRECTORS. Directors Meeting wed 18th June at 7.30pm. Warehouse Theatre. Tell us about your plans for a production. Information from 01460 57094
GARDENS OPEN in North Perrott. Sun 1st June 11am - 5pm. Adults £3. under 16s free. 0146072883
Somerset Association for the Blind. Low Vision Equipment and Information Exhibition. Fri 13th June. 10am - 4pm. Westland Leisure Complex. Free admission
THE TANK MUSEUM FRIGHT NIGHT: Ghost hunting in Bovingdon. Sat 14th June. 01202 600629. [email protected] Entry forms from www.anthonynolan.org.uk
Invitational Golf Tournament, Windwhistle Golf Club, Cricket St Thomas, Sun 15th June: £5 Members, £15 Non Member (Handicap cert required). £2 from each entry donated to Akamba Aid Fund/ £1,000 worth of prizes to be won; entry form from Orchard Lane Dental Practice, Orchard Lane, Crewkerne. All winners requested to attend presentation. For info pls contact Rebecca Bristow 01460 75674
SCYTHE FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION and South Somerset Green Fair. Thorney Lakes, Muchelney, Langport in the Somerset Levels. Sun 15th June. 10am - 11pm. Entry £5 (accompanied children free). 01460 249204. Stalls 01308 425018. Camping 01458 250811
HAM HILL COUNTRY PARK MEDIA SHOW Tintinhull Village Hall. Mon 16th June. 7.30pm - 9pm.£4 per person. 07745 031900 for information
PETER PAN comes to North Perrott Hill School, Chard. Heartbreak Productions. Sat 21st June. 7pm. 01460 271230. £10 (adult) £7.50 (Conc)
EAST SOMERSET RAILWAY presents CRANMORE QUARRY WEEKENDS. June 21st and 22nd. Advance tickets £13 (£15 on day)from Pathfinder Tours on 01453 835414 or email [email protected]
BEAMINSTER FESTIVAL: 21st June - 6th July. Programme available from Crewkerne Lic
MAIDEN NEWTON AT WAR: 1940's weekend. 21st and 22nd June. Greenford School, Maiden Newton. Day admission. £5 adults, Child (U16) £3. Glen Miller concert £10. 10% discount for on line booking. 07814 451518
MID SUMMER FRANCISCAN FAIR: The Friary, Hilfield nr Cerne Abbas. 21st June from 11am - 4pm. Entrance £1 per adults.
TANKFEST - The British are coming! Tank Museum 28th, 29th June. 10am -5pm. 01929 462359.
Garden Fete, North Perrott, Sun 6th July 12-4pm. Entrance 50p school children free. Lunches and teas. Dog agility display team, country dancers, pony rides, bouncy castle, tombola, cakes and plants and much more. Some cover if wet. 01460 72883
ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS: Arts Project Millfield 20th Summer Show. 7th July - 1st Aug at the Atkinson Gallery. Entry Forms available in Crewkerne Lic.
MUSIC FOR AFRICA FESTIVAL: Montacute House. Fri 11th and Sat 12th July. Tickets available now 01935 845 946. Earlybird Rates till 31st May. 5.45pm - 11.30pm.
The Peat Moors Centre, Glastonbury. Opening Times 10am to 4pm every weekend and Bank Holiday. 24th May - 1st June; 24th July - 2nd September. 25th Oct - 2nd Nov. Admission £2.95 adults, Children, seniors and conc.£2.45. Families £9.50 Free admission in July.
SIDMOUTH FOLK WEEK: 1st - 8th August
Local Morris Dancers: Far more than an evening class!
Read More>> Treacle Eater Clog Team
Please mention this website, if you can, at any of these events - it's the way to ensure this becomes a really helpful FREE events forum for our area.
WAYFORD MANOR GARDENS OPENING TIMES: Sunday 25th May and Sunday 15th June. Open from 2pm to 5pm. Adults £3.00 and children £1.00.
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BLENHEIM GARDENS MUSIC FESTIVAL: Minehead. Free Concerts, June, July, August. Leaflets available from Crewkerne Local Information Centre - Town Hall.
MISTERTON PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: Misterton Village Hall. Tues from 1.30 - 3.00pm. Term time only. Children aged 0-5. £1.50 per family. Ring 01460 77560 for information
SOUTH PETHERTON TENNIS CLUB - From the 31st Mar for a 12 week period the tennis club will the support of South Somerset District Council will be running a 'Learn to play Tennis' at South Petherton Recreation Ground. It will cost £2.00 a session. 7pm to 8pm. Details: Pauline Woodward on 01460 241836 or e-mail [email protected]
CLAPTON AND WAYFORD FILM SOCIETY season 2007/2008. 1st Thursday of every month. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start. Membership fee £19 per person, Feb: Yes. Mar: Esma's Secret. Apr: Half Nelson. May: Free film and joining night (TBA).
CHARD AND ILMINSTER CHESS CLUB: The Shrubbery Hotel Ilminster. Thursdays 7.30pm. New members welcome. 01460 53184 or 01460 73597
MO JIVE DANCE at the Westland Leisure Complex. Thursdays from 8pm - 11pm. Commencing 27th Sept. £6 per person. Beginners and intermediate. No need to book just turn up. 07967 282585
SUNSET CAFE STOMPERS Hot New Orleans Jazz at the Coach and Horses South Perrott. 3rd Thursday each month at 8.15pm. Admission FREE
CHARD BRIDGE CLUB. Friday afternoons at the Boden Centre. 2pm and 7pm. Info 01460 239393
BRIDPORT ELECTRONIC ORGAN CLUB. Concerts on The first Thursday of the month at the United Church Hall. East Street. Bridport. Members £4. Visitors £5. Refreshments Free. 01308 421788
Village Artists of Stoke sub Hamdon. 3 meetings a week during term time. Stoke sub Hamdon Memorial Hall. Mon 9am-1pm. Thur 7.15 - 9.30pm, Fri 10am - 12 noon. E-mail>> [email protected] or visit the website at Village Artists
SHORT MAT BOWLS in Merriott Village Hall. Tues 2pm - 5pm. Weds 7pm - 10pm. Open all year round. Tel: Len Weeks on 01460 73091
NB please see Town Noticeboard by One-Stop shop for other events.
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