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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2018
2nd - Lingen Gardening Club talk 'English Meadows' by Caroline Hanks in Lingen Village Hall. £1 members to each talk, non-members £4.
2nd - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, short walk, 4 miles from Leintwardine. Starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information from powysramblers.org.uk
2nd - Craft and Chat afternoon, Arkwright Hall, Kinsham 2pm till 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get-together. Bring something you would like to make or finish something you have had in the drawer for years or just pop in for a cup of tea and some company. Wi-fi available, admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuits.On craft and chat days we have a free to use library of new and used books.
3rd - Readers Group in Arkwright Hall, Kinsham. Please call Pam Williams for further information on 01544 267762
3rd - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 7.7 miles from Kington/Eardisley Road, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information at powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524
3rd - Sharppp Chat, St.Andrew's Church Hall, Presteigne, 7.30pm 'Can communities suffer?' with Chris Groves. Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. Donations welcome to cover room hire. More information from email@example.com
4th - Coffee Morning in Lingen Village Hall, 11am till 12.30, all welcome.
6th - Presteigne Fire Brigade are taking part in the National Car Wash League. If your car needs washing take it down to Presteigne Recycling Centre. All donations are welcome starts 9:30am until 2pm
6th - Presteigne Local Food Market, 9am till 1pm, Memorial Hall, Presteigne.This year is a bumper year for apples and it is hoped there will be some uncommon varieties to sample this month. The market is repeating last October's very successful plant swap which includes house plants. Don't forget, the Community Cafe will be serving Fairtrade coffee, teas and homemade cakes.
7th - Harvest Thanksgiving Service, St.Andrew's Church, Presteigne 11.30am Followed by Harvest Lunch in the church hall afterwards. Bring some food to share if you can. There is a sheet at the back of St.Andrew's to add your name.
7th - Harvest Festival at Presteigne Methodist Church, Scottleton Street, 10.30am, led by Mr. John Barry. All very welcome.
7th - Marches Poets present 'Between the Lines' 3pm in The Hall Barn, Bleddfa Centre. An afternoon of poetry and prose readings, with musical interludes by Sue Harris on the dulcimer. Tickets £7 on the door, to include tea/coffee and homemade cake. Further information 01544 267245
10th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society, a demonstration by Sharon Dyer, 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall, Presteigne. 'Nature's Castoffs' Visitors welcome! For further information contact 01547 529244.
10th - Lingen Lectures 2018 Giles Swayne, renowned composer, hails from Hertfordshire, but has more recently been resident locally. The Times describes him as 'the most accomplished choral composer in Britain'. He has studied at Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music, London and visited The Paris Conservatoire to study with Olivier Messiaen. He has travelled widely and has musical influence from all over the world including Southern Senegal.He composes for instruments, orchestra and voice. A recent composition in 2017 is entitled 'Leapfrog' for saxaphone quartet. He has also performed with his violinist wife Malu Lin. At Lingen Village Hall, £8 per lecture to include a glass of wine and canapes or a season ticket for £20
10th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 6.6 miles from Chapel Lawn Communit Centre, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524
11th - Art Course 'Beginners Drawing & Painting' with FREE taster session 2pm till 4pm Lingen Village Hall. After which a 4 week course starts on 18th. Cost approximately £4.16 per hour. Free to anyone in receipt of a means tested benefit. This fee includes all basic materials. To book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org
11th - Chatterbrook WI 'My Kind Of Music' performed by Stephen Hollinghurst in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne. Visitors who might like to join Chatterbrook WI are very welcome. Further information from tel: 01544 267245
11th - Fancy a change? Then come along and give Line Dancing a try at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham between 2pm and 3.30pm £2.50 Ring Carrie Pierce on 01544 267759 for details on future classes.
12th - 7:30pm ‘The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society’ (12) Lingen Hall Drama Stars: Lily James, Michael Huisman, Tom Courtenay. A free spirited writer forms a life changing bond when she decides to write about a book club formed in WWII. Adult £5/child £3.50 Refreshments Book a seat: 01544 267736
12th - Lingen Flix present 'The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society'(12A) at 7.30pm in Lingen Village Hall. A British Drama/Romance starring Lily James, Michael Huisman, Tom Courtenay. A free spirited writer forms a life changing bond when she decides to write about a book club that was formed during the occupation of Guernsey in World War 2.
13th - New Radnor Snooker Club - Learn how to play! 2pm till 4pm. There will be members on hand to give demonstrations at the above time, then you can have a go, if you want to! New Radnor Snooker Club is a unique resource open to anybody from Radnor or The Marches. It has been going since 1921! Members have their own key to The Old Town Hall where two fantastic tables await your attention. You can go when ever you like.Would you like to spend quality time with your older children? Learn a new skill? Take part in competitions? Would you like to run a club? It's 60 for a yearly membership or £5 per month. Guest and family rates too! Please contact David Pugh on 07879490707 or drop donations and / or requests to join, to Sharon at Esco's, The New Radnor Shop, addressed 'Crowdfunding'. Or come along and learn to play. Thank you for your support.
13th - Gather Round with Marion Rowlatt in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne at 10.30am. We are rehearsing for a concert on November 10th in St.Andrew's Church as part of the remembrance weekend.
13th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 7 miles from Wynne's Farm and Cafe, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524
14th - Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Kinsham at 11.30am
14th - Lingen Chapel Harvest Thanksgiving Service 3pm in the Chapel. Complimentary tea after service. All very welcome.
15th - New Radnor Snooker Club 6pm till 8pm. There will be members on hand to give demonstrations, then you can have a go! Further details from David Pugh on 07879490707
16th - Craft and Chat afternoon at The Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, 2pm till 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit. Everyone very welcome.
17th - Lingen Lecture 2018 7.30pm Lingen Village Hall. Peter Ginman OBE President of The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Peter has been resident in Herefordshire since 1976, moving to take up a partnership in the Ewyas Harold/Hereford Veterinary Practice. Through his professionalism he has had many roles including the position of President of The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is currently chairman of The Farmers' Club in London, Trustee of both the Addington Fund and The Knowledge Trust, Chairman of the Food and Animal Welfare Committee within DEFRA and County Councillor for Golden Valley South, to name but a few. Tickets £8 to include a glass of wine and canopes or season ticket £20
17th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 6.5 miles from Llynheilyn Pool, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information powysramblers.org.uk or contact E and S Williams on 01544 260524
19th - Presteigne Screen present 'Western'(12) 121 mins. starting at 8pm a film that plays with familiar movie tropes, as group of German construction workers take on a hydro-electric project in a remote Bulgarian region. The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Further details www.presteignescreen.org.uk
20th - St.Andrew's Coffee Morning 10.30am till 12.30pm in St.Andrew's Church Hall. Everyone is very welcome. Please bring cakes and interesting things to be sold and for the raffle.
20th - Presteigne Natural Health Centre OPEN DAY 10am till 2pm. Refreshments, free parking, disabled access. Please join us for a drink and a chat and find out how we can help you, your family and your friends. Fully qualified and insured practitioners. Wide range of treatments available. For more information please contact Jo Davies on 07876 796885
20th - ARMISTICE 1918 'Any Man's Death' written and compiled by Roger W T Curtis. Musical director Marion Rowlatt. Local actors and singers of 'Broadcast Theatre Company' will be recalling some of the men and women from Presteigne, Kington and Knighton and elsewhere in Radnorshire and Herefordhsire who went to serve or lost those they loved during the Great War and how that ended. This will be a unique production with words of the time, images and contemporary songs. St. Andrew's Parish Church, Presteigne at 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from Winnie's Newsagents, Presteigne or by telephoning 01544 262846 and leaving your name and telephone number. Light refreshments will be available. All proceeds and donations to the St.Andrew's Development(Heating) Appeal.
21st - Harvest Thanksgiving Servicde, Lingen Church, 11.30am
21st - The Velvet Violin presents The Ivan Moult Band, Whiskey Moon Face and The Randy Newman Quiz? The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, 7.30pm, Full Circle Bar and snacks. Tickets £12 from Courtyard Antiques or telephone 01544 267163
24th - Lingen Lecture 2018. Jane Roberts and Kay Pritchard, retired Health Visitor and Mid Wife respectively. Talk about volunteering experiences in Uganda. Both these professionals have much experience and followed their dream of imparting their knowledge to the Ugandan professionals and lay practitioners in and around Fort Portal in the west. Follow their path to the Kyaninga Child Development Centre and the Kagote Midwifery Led Unit and see the reality of health care in Uganda. Lingen Village Hall, 7.30pm. £8 per lecture to include a glass of wine and canapes, or a season ticket for £20
24th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 7 miles from Bishops Castle CP, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or telephoning E and S Williams on 01544 260524
27th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers,7.1 miles from Water Break Its Neck CP, starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or contacting E and S Williams on 01544 260524
27th - Race Night at Presteigne Football Club, starting at 7pm in aid of PNCS and Presteigne Colts. Everyone welcome, to support us if you would like to buy a horse and name it for £5 please pop into the community support office. See posters and Facebook page for more details.
27th - Until 4th November Half Term Spooky Fun! At The Judge's Lodging, Presteigne. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am till 4pm. Crack the creepy BAT BAFFLER PUZZLE throughout the Judge's rooms and earn yourself a yummy 'trick or treat' bag of goodies.
28th - Norton Halloween Fireworks 6pm, Jack's View, Norton. BIG bonfire, prizes for Best Childrens' Fancy Dress and Best Decorated Pumpkin. Hot dogs and burgers, Infamous Witches' Punch, raffle. Adults £2.50 CHILDREN FREE!!!
30th - Craft and Chat Afternoon, Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham 2pm till 4pm Admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit
31st - Mexican Day of The Dead, The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Tickets for party £10 tel: 078371 60505 Childrens' Workshops from 10am till 1pm Film COCO(PG) 2pm tel:07837 160505
31st - Music at The Dukes by Willow Hill, 8pm, pay at the door.
1st-3rd - The Pirates Of Penzance presented by Kington Operatic Society, Lady Hawkins Community Centre, Kington, 7.30pm. Tickets £9, £5 under 18s. Tom Bounds Electrical, Kington, tel:01544231303 day 01544 231501 evenings or www.kingtonoperatic.co.uk
2nd - Presteigne Screen presents 'Lady Bird'(15) 94 mins. Made in USA 2017, written and directed by Greta Gerwig, this beautifully observed coming-of-age comedy/drama stars Saoirse Ronan as the eponymous precocious teenager and the award-winning Laurie Metcalf as Marion, her long-suffering, over-worked mother. The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Further details from www.presteignescreen.org.uk
3rd - PRESTEIGNE FIREWORKS 6.45pm Went's Meadow. Live music, bar and food. £4 entry, under 12s free.
16th - PNCS Annual Christmas Fayre. In the Memorial Hall, 3.30pm till 6.30pm. Lots of stalls, refreshments and our Grand Prize Draw. Come and enjoy a bit of early Christmas shopping...finally, PNCS will be holding a Christmas Quiz in December, date to be confirmed, so look out for our posters and Facebook page.
7th - Christmas Fair. Annual Event takes place in High Street. This year lots of new ideas. View Connect page as date draws near. In meantime contact Chair Leon Abecassis at the Salty Dog in the High Street for more information, with enquiries, or to join in. 01544 267720, or mobile 07805727486.