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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2018

 

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

1st - Blithe Spirit.  Shoestring Players.  Assembly Rooms Presteigne, 7.30pm.  £6 from Winnie's or 01544 267321

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

3rd - Walk With the East Radnor Ramblers. Short walk of 4 miles from Presteigne recycling CP Starting at 10am Everyone welcome! Further information at powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

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

4th - The Butchers Dogs - Toby and John invite you to a fun musical evening. Dukes Arms Presteigne, 8.30pm  £3 on the door.

4th - Readers Group in Arkwright Village Hall,Kinsham. Please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762 for details

5th - Coffee Morning at Lingen Village Hall. 11am till 12.30. Coffee and delicious homemade cakes to enjoy. Catch up with friends and neighbours. All very welcome.

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 - Presteigne Local Food Market, The Memorial Hall, 9am till 1pm. With summer in full swing why not come and watch a Kotlich cookery demonstration given by Trish Maccurrach who lives near Kington and must know everything about this wonderful way of cooking outdoors. Further details can be found on www.kotlichcooking.co.uk Trish will be bringing cooking pots for sale.

7th - Artists and Makers at The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne from 10am till 3pm. Artists and Makers in the Main Hall. Paintings, prints, photography, furniture, silver jewellery, book binding and plant dyed knits. Tea and cakes and a selection of Welsh wool and vintage textiles in The Green Room. Enquiries tel: 01544 260777

7th - Nicola's Picnic Party. Live music from Black Mountain Boy, Little Rumba, Liv and Bert, Presteigne Pop Choir and New Planet Animals. Bring a picnic and enjoy games, activities, bar and food. No glass, fires or dogs. The Warden, Presteigne, 3pm till 10.30pm £10 adults, £5 under 16s, 4s and under free. From the Workhouse, Winnie's and wegottickets.com Sheep Music Gig

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

7th - Treorchy Male Choir.  Knighton Community Centre, 7pm.  £20 on the door if available, tickets from knightonrotarytreasurer@gmail.com or 01547 540593 or Tower House Gallery. All profits to Air Ambulances and local charities.

7th - Kinsham Country Show & Classics, Arkwright Village Hall, 11am till 4pm Falconry display with Trevor Hill, Bouncing Castle, Fire Engine, Bar, Face Painting, Frog Race, BBQ and more.Tea and cakes, ice-creams, tractor rides for the children plus many more sideshows Competition: chocolate cake competition for adults. Follow Mary Berry's recipe for the cake but decorate it as you wish. Cakes to arrive by 11am in the Village Hall. Good luck!

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

10th - Craft and Chat Afternoon at Arkwright Village Hall 2pm till 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuits.

11th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society. 'Down on the Farm' with Linda Garret. For further information about this event contact 01547 529244

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 Display and much more from 1pm till 11pm. Programme and entry form available from The Judge's Lodging/TIC in Broad Street, Presteigne.

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

14th - Gather Round And Sing For Fun with Marion Rowlatt. Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 10.30am till noon

15th - Kington Choral Society invites you to a Singing Masterclass in Presteigne with Julie Cooper in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, 2.30pm. Tickets £7.50 available

19th - Coffee Morning at Lingen Village Hall 11am till 12.30pm Coffee and delicious homemade cakes to enjoy.

20th - Sherlock Holmes - at The Judge's Lodging Museum, Broad Street, Presteigne. OUR APOLOGIES, BUT THIS PERFORMANCE HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. If ticket holders could contact us, we will refund immediately.

21st - SUMMER POP-UP TEA ROOM at The Judge's Lodging in Broad Street, Presteigne LD8 2AD Open from 10am till 5pm Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays. Serving teas, coffees and home made cakes - all locally sourced - in our lovely Radnorshire Room. Staff and volunteers look forward to welcoming visitors.

21st  until 2nd September - SUMMER HOLIDAY FUN! At The Judge's Lodging, Broad Street, Presteigne. The Judge wants his dinner! Follow the trail around the house to help the cook find all the ingredients she needs to make his favourite pudding. Get yourself a 'Super Chef' certificate and a recipe sheet to try stuff at home! Tuesday to Sunday and BHM 10am till 5pm

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

24th - Spanish boys visit Presteigne. From 24th July to 7th August. Camping near New Radnor and will participate in a range of sporting, outdoor and cultural activities. Local families are invited to host a Spanish boy for a day on 28th July. Details of their activities will be on posters and fliers around Presteigne.

24th - Craft and Chat at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham 2pm till 4pm Come along and join us for a crafting get-together

24th - At The Duke's Arms, Swamp Candy are back. Catch this wild and talented band one last time. Raw 'n rockin' whiskey-soaked music with guest vocalist. 8.30pm £5 entry. Tel: 01544 267318

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 - 'Something Different' a special service at St. Andrew's Church, Presteigne. Come along and find out! 11am

 

August

 

1st - Readers Group at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. For details please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762

2nd - Coffee Morning at Lingen Village Hall, 11am till 12.30. Coffee and delicious home3made cakes to enjoy. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome.

4th - Presteigne Local Food Market in The Memorial Hall, 9am till 1pm

5th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society Summer Lunch in Knucklas Village Hall. For further information contact tel: 01547 529244

7th - Craft and Chat at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. 2pm till 4pm Come along and join us for a crafting get together.

8th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society talk entitled 'Floral Rendezvous' by Arnaud Metairie. For further information please contact 01547 529244

9th - Chatterbrook WI Meeting 7pm Presteigne Memorial Hall. Wendy Toomey will give a presentation on 'The Romanisation of Britain' Visitors welcome from 8pm Further information tel: 01544 267245

11th - Coffee Morning in St.Andrew's Church Hall from 10.30am till around 12.30 Evedryone is very welcome.

11th - Gather Round and Sing for Fun with Marion Rowlatt in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 10.30am till noon.

16th - Coffee Morning Lingen Village Hall 11am till 12.30 Coffee and delicious home made cakes to enjoy.

19th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society, Sue Hamer's Open Garden. For further information contact 01547 529244

21st - Craft and Chat at Lingen Village Hall 2pm till 4pm Come along and join us for a crafting get together.

25th 26th 27th - Annual Needlecraft Exhibition, Lingen Church 10.30am till 5pm. Also featuring Rev. Leigh Spicer's collection of sewing memorabilia.. Raffle, light refreshments. A donation from all proceeds will go to local charities. For more information contact Maggie Flanders (Lingen Stitchers) 01547 510050 or Carole Garland(Needling Along) on 01547 530951

September

7th-9th - Early Music in The Marches. Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, a 2 day workshop for singers and players of orchestral instruments, tutored by David Hatcher and Julia Bishop. And two concerts given by Baroque specialists Julia Bishop, David Hatcher and Hilary Norris and by vocal Ensemble Scaramella, directed by Matthew Pochin. For further information about the weekend please contact Annie Nethercott on 07989 091949 or at info@EarlyMusicInTheMarches.com

December

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.