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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2018

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

Untill 29th August - Sidney Nolan Trust 'Spray Paintings 1980s' Studio and Gallery opening times Wed. to Friday 11am till 5pm, Sat. Sun. and Bank Holiday Monday 2pm till 5pm. Closed Monday and Tuesdays. £5. sidneynolantrust.org tel: 01544 260149 The Rodd, Presteigne.

2nd - Kington Summer Food and Drink.  Seasonal produce from the Marches.  9.30am  to 3.30pm.  Free event, free parking.  summerfoodfest@gmail.com

2nd - Presteigne Local Food Market 9am till 1pm The Memorial Hall.

2nd - Artists and Makers at The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. 10am till 3pm. Artists and Makers in the main hall. Furniture, pottery, prints, jewellery, hand-dyed knits and hand-made papers. With tea and cakes, Welsh blankets and Vintage in the Green Room. Enquiries 01544 260777

3rd - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers 4 miles from Old School Studios, Knighton at 12noon, to Knucklas (open studios) return by train. Further information at powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

6th - The Butchers Dogs - Dukes Arms, Presteigne.  8.30pm.  £3 on the door.

6th - Sharppp Chat St.Andrew's Church Hall, Presteigne 7.30pm 'Why There Is a Magic Money Tree' Charles Grimes. Donations for room hire appreciated.

6th - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers 6.25 miles from CP near Upper Westhope. Walk starts at 10am. Further information powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

9th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 8.8 miles from Huntington VH CP Walk starts 10am. Further information powyramblers.org.uk

10th - Presteigne Pop Choir.  St John's Church, Shobdon.  3.30pm.  Teas and cakes.  Donations on the door.  Hit from the sixties to the present day.

12th - ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOP at The Judge's Lodging Museum, Broad Street, Presteigne from 10.00am till 4.30pm. Collect and celebrate the stories of 'The People of Presteigne' in this FREE workshop. Learn with step-by-step interview, instructions and expert tuition. Refreshments and lunch included. Book your place by calling 07506 884735 or emailing volunteering@judgeslodging.org.uk

13th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 7.5 miles from Llangynog CP Walk starts at 10am Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or by telephoning E and S Williams on 01544 260524

17th - National Garden Scheme Garden Open for Charity - Hill House Farm, Knighton, LD7 1NA.  2-5pm.  Adults £5, children free.  Refreshments available.  Dogs welcome. Wheelchair access.  simongourlay@btinternet.com  01547528542  ngs.org.uk

17th - FREE SUMMER CONCERT given by Gather round and Sing for Fun with Marion Rowlatt followed by tea. In aid of the Knighton and Presteigne Food Bank. To be held in Knighton Methodist Church, 3pm. Donations of money or goods gratefully received.

20th - Mid Border Arts AGM.  Assembly Rooms, Presteigne.  8pm.  All welcome.

20th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 6 miles from Bredwardine Church. Walk starts 10am, further details from powysramblers.org.uk or by telephone from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

19th-20th-21st - National Garden Scheme Garden Open for Charity - Hillcroft, Coombes Moor, Presteigne, LD8 2HY.  11am to 5.30pm.  Adults £4, children free.  Refreshments available, plants for sale.  ngs.org.uk

22nd - You Must be Joking.  St Michael's Church, Discoed, 7.30pm.  £7 including refreshments.  An evening of wit, nonsense and health warnings to celebrate life.  With Stephen Hollinghurst and Edward Storey. 

23rd - Your invitation to STRAWBERRY TEA in the delightful Rose Garden, Knill. In aid of church funds, 2pm till 5pm. Raffle, plants, cakes. Adults £4, children £2 Satnav information LD8 2PR off the B4362

23rd - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 11 miles from Mortimer Forest CP B4361. Walk starts 10am, further info from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

23rd - The Warden Guardian Foundation are holding a cake and coffee morning at The Memorial Hall, Presteigne. 10am till 12noon. We would like the community to see the work achieved in the last few years. Examples are the new oak steps and handrailings from the main gate. We've also set up a kindling area just inside the main gate - help yourself! There will also be a small plant sale to help fund a few projects. Thank you, Heather.

27th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 6.5 miles from Tenbury Swimming Pool CP. Walk starts at 10am. Further details from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

28th - Truckstop Honeymoon.  Assembly Rooms, Presteigne.  8pm.  £7 from Courtyard Antiques or 01544 267163.  Tales of cheating spuses, bad attitudes, short-change romances, endless asphalt and dodgy diners, all told with a "psychobilly" sense of playfulness, ringing banjo and a bass as certain as a highway centreline. 

29th-30th June + 1st July - Blithe Spirit by Shoestring Players.  Assembly Rooms, Presteigne.  7.30pm.  £6 from Winnie's Newsagent Presteigne High Street

30th June + 1st July - Shobdon Food and Flying Festival.  Shobdon Airfield, North Herefordshire, HR6 9NR.  10am to 5pm,  Adults £8, under 16s £2.  Classic cars, static displays, trial flights, vintage aircraft, arts & crafts, live music, children's entertainment, cooking demos starring Val from Bake Off.  www.shobdonfoodandflyingfestival.co.uk

30th - EG Fitness and Dance presents 'Our Summer Show' Dancing Through the Decades. 5.30pm in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne. Come and support a cast of adults and children and raise funds for charity. Adults £5 Under 16s free.

July

30th June + 1st July - Shobdon Food and Flying Festival.  Shobdon Airfield, North Herefordshire, HR6 9NR.  10am to 5pm,  Adults £8, under 16s £2.  Classic cars, static displays, trial flights, vintage aircraft, arts & crafts, live music, children's entertainment, cooking demos starring Val from Bake Off.  www.shobdonfoodandflyingfestival.co.uk7th - Nicola's Picnic Party - The Warden, Presteigne.  3-10pm.  Bring a picnic and enjoy games, activities, live music, bar and food

3rd - Drewie's Quiz at The Royal Oak, 7.45pm, in aid of the Firefighters Charity

4th - Sharppp Chat The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 7.30pm 'In Defence of Faith' with Ian Marchant. Donations for room hire appreciated.

7th - St.Andrew's Church Summer Fayre from 2pm till 4pm in the Church, churchyard and church hall. EVERYONE WELCOME to enjoy games, all the stalls and teas in the hall. Enquiries to standrewsintray@btinternet.com

7th - Lingen Coffee Morning at The Village Hall 11am till 12.30pm Coffee, homemade cakes. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome.

7th - The crew of Presteigne Fire Station are taking on a tough 75 mile charity challenge which includes  25 mile BA Carry Relay, 25 mile rowing relay and 25 mile cycling relay. The event will be taking place from a base in Presteigne's High Street. Support for the crew would be appreciated and business support in the form of a donation to the Fire Fighters Charity would be much appreciated. If you are willing to make a donation you can do so by the following methods... make a cheque payable to Presteigne Fire Station Welfare Fund, take a donation to Presteigne Fire Station on a Thursday evening between 6pm and 9pm, or see us on Saturday 7th in Presteigne High Street. The crew thank everyone in advance for their support.firefighterscharity.org.uk

7th and 8th - National Garden Scheme Garden Open for Charity - Hill House Farm, Knighton, LD7 1NA.  2-5pm.  Adults £5, children free.  Refreshments available.  Dogs welcome. Wheelchair access.  simongourlay@btinternet.com  01547528542  ngs.org.uk

9th - Gather Round and Sing For Fun with Marion Rowlatt, 10.30am till noon in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne.

13th - Presteigne And Borders Floral Art Society, 7.30pm in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne. 'Nature's Beauty' by Sue Blandford -national demonstrator. For further information contact 01547 529244

14th - Presteigne Carnival is back starting from 12:45pm with the procession of floats and entertainment at Went's Meadow including The Welsh Axemen, Pirates, Dog show and Scurry, Sheep Shearing Dispaly and much more from 1pm till 11pm

14th - Chatterbrook WI 7.30pm in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne. A practical evening: make a summer flower arrangement. Further information please telephone 01544 267245

20th - Travel to 221B Baker street with Don't Go into the Cellar for "The Singular Exploits of Sh. wwwerlock Holmes" at the Judge's Lodging call 01544 260650 for details and ticket prices.

21st - Coffee Morning at Lingen Village Hall from 11am till 12.30pm. Coffee, homemade cakes. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome

22nd - YOU MUST BE JOKING! They're back again! Stephen Hollinghurst and Edward Storey in You must be Joking. Another unforgettable evening of wit, nonsense and health-warnings, to celebrate life. 7.30pm at St.Michael's Church, Discoed. Admission £7 inc. refreshments.

25th - Until 3rd August Gilfach Nature Reserve Exhibition by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. Gilfach is consistently voted as one of the top ten nature reserves in the country, and this exhibition features an introductory film by Iolo Williams. The Meeting Room, Presteigne Assembly Rooms. Enter thrrough library during Presteigne Library opening times. Admission FREE. Promoted by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust.

29th-30th-1st July- BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward performed by the newly formed Shoestring Players in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne at 7.30pm Tickets(unreserved seats) may be bought for £6 from Winnie's Newsagents in Presteigne High Street.

July

1st - An Afternoon Tea at Walton Village Hall from 3pm. Enjoy a selection of dainty sandwiches, pastries and cakes with a selection of teas and coffees. Watch out for further details. Tickets on sale soon.

14th- Presteigne Carnival from midday. The carnival procession of floats, fancy dress walkers and decorated bicycles will parade through Presteigne's High Street to the Carnival Field at Went's Meadow where there will be an afternoon and evening of entertainment and fun for families and friends. For further details or for entering, please contact Debbie Davies, Chair of Presteigne Carnival Committee, on tel: 01544 267044, mobile 07766 152000 or email dbrhdvs6@aol.com