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EVENTS  and  ATTRACTIONS FURTHER AFIELD

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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019

 

 

 

April

 

Until 22nd - The Seven Last Words at St.Michael's Church, Discoed near Presteigne, LD8 2NW , open daily 10am till 5pm

2nd - Walks with East Radnor Ramblers. Starting with a short walk of 3.4 miles from Colstey Wood CP. Further walks on 3rd, 10th, 13th, 17th, 18th, 24th and 27th. All walks start at 10am. Everyone welcome! (Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult) Further information  available from powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

2nd - Craft and Chat Afternoon at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, 2pm till 4pm. Also on 16th and 30th. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Wifi available, admission £2 to include tea, coffee and biscuit. On Craft and Chat days we have a free to use library of used and new books. Come and have a brouse, everyone welcome.

2nd - Gardening Club at Lingen Village Hall, 7.30pm 'Murder, Magic and Potions' A talk by Marion Stainton. New annual subs fee £15 with an admission charge of £1 of members to each talk(non members £4), garden visit entry charges at full cost. Telephone 01544 267463

3rd - Readers Group Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. For details please contact Pam Williams on 01544 267762

3rd - Sharppp Chat, 7.30pm, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Risk: Why we love and fear it. With Peter Wright, automobile safety consultant. More information from maggie@pccsbooks.co.uk 

7th - Craft Fair at Walton Village Hall, homemade items only. Tables are free, just a donation to the raffle required!

7th - Sunday Serenade 3pm in St.Andrew's Church, Presteigne. With Leila Basletic, Ruth Watson, Steve Hollinghurst, John Hymas, The Pop Choir and The St. Andrews Sisters. Join us for lovely music followed by tea and cake. £8 on the door. Students and children free.

10th - The Narrow Road by Paul Birch. The Riding Lights Theatre Company. Powerful theatre on the journey to Easter. 7.30pm St.Andrews Church, Presteigne. Tickets £8 available from the Rector or on the door on the night.

10th - Presteigne Bowls Social Club, Hereford Street, Presteigne, Quiz Night. 7.30pm for a 8pm start. Teams of up to 4 are invited to take part at £2 per person, bar, refreshments and cake. Quiz prizes - and win big on backwards bingo!

10th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society's 18th AGM In Knucklas Community Hall for 7.30pm Please note change of venue. Contact chairman Avril Hoyle tel: 01547 529244

11th - Line Dancing for Beginners, Arkwright Village Hall 2pm to 4pm £2.50 Wear comfy shoes and bring a bottle of water. For further information  ring Carrie on 01544 267759. Also held on 25th April

12th - 'Carousel' A Herefordshire Life Through a Lens Film. Lingen Village Hall, 7.30pm Tickets £4 Following on from Audience favourites 'Stories from the Hop Yards' and 'Chewing the Cud' this newly released film delves deep into the Derek Evans photographic archive from the 1950s-70s to bring you the stories behind his photographs of the county, from the May Fair to Hereford United, from the Fawnhope Heart of Oak walk to jazz, from childhood to politics, photography and more. The Herefordshire Life Through A Lens explores the huge collection of photographs and negatives of Herefordshire photographer Derek Evans, digitising the archive and creating an oral history from Herefordshire people about the memories they evoke.

18th - Live Music at The Dukes with Dave Luke and Chuck Micallef. 8.30pm. Country, folk, blues, Americana. £5 on the door Tel: 01544 267318

19th - Exhibition opening at Rodd Court, former home of artist Sidney Nolan and his wife Lady Nolan. The exhibition in the house will explain the history and architecture of this magnificent Jacobean manor house and the people who once lived there. For further info please contact Andrew Craven on andrew@sidneynolantrust.org or on 01544 260149

19th - Stainer's Crucifixion 6.30pm St.Andrews Church, Presteigne. As an act of worship, soloists  Rev. Steve Hollinghurst and Mark Simmons, organist Tim Hollinghurst, conductor Marion Rowlatt. All are welcome.

20th -  St.Andrews Coffee Morning (Third Sat of each month) Held in St. Andrews Church Hall 10.30am till 12.30pm. Our hard working volunteers welcome cakes and items in good condition for the raffle, or to be sold.

20th - Zani Lady's Belle Brocante at The Assembly Rooms 10am till 3pm Contact Sue on 07968 842219 for information on future events.

21st - Easter Services. 8.30 Holy Communion Knill, 9.30 Holy Communion Lingen (Kinsham invited to join Lingen this year), 11 Family Communion Presteigne, 6.30 Holy Communion Discoed

22nd - Cricket Club Easter Monday Bingo at St.Andrews Football Club (new venue) Eyes down 8pm. Last quickie £100 ticket. Many prizes including bottles, hampers, vouchers

25th - Haus Musik The Judges Lodging 7-9pm Tickets £8 from wegottickets.co.uk or The Workhouse (cash only)/The Judge's Lodging. An evening that breaks all the rules of live classical music experience. Mid Wales Opera's Openstages Company take over Presteigne's iconic Judge's Lodging for the night. Stroll through the building, drink and canope in hand and discover a treasure trove of musical delights from Bach in the cellars to Offenbach in the Courtroom. The event is in aid of MWO engagements projects and The Judge's Lodging. Part of Mid Wales Opera's week long residency at St.Andrew's Church. www.judgeslodging.org.uk or www.midwalesopera.co.uk

27th - Mid Wales Opera presents Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas at St. Andrews Church 3pm £7 8pm £12* Tickets  from wegottickets.com or The Workhouse(cash only) * under 18s free. Thanks to: The Workhouse, The Salty Dog, No 48 and Artisan Print

 

 

May

4th - The Big Breakfast at Lingen Village Hall 9am till 2pm (in aid of Walk the Walk Breast Cancer Charity) The Works £8, The Plate £6. Come and enjoy good food and a chat!

6th - Presteigne Food and Flower Festival at St.Andrews and in and around the Church Hall

6th - COFFEE MORNING at The Judge's Lodging Bank Holiday Monday, 10.30am till 12.30pm. Bespoke coffee, tea and homemade cakes £4.50. Food and flower related books for sale.

9th - Chatterbrook WI The Women of Hampton Court

18th - School Dinners Night, Walton Village Hall

19th - Sunday Serenade at The New Radnor Hub. Join us for lovely music followed by tea and cake. Concert starts at 3pm. £8 on the door, students and children free.