Play at the Regal Theatre

The Barnstormers present - A Bunch of Amateurs By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman 7.30pm on Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March Adults £8.00, Friends of the Regal £7.50, Students/ES40s £3.50 A fading Hollywood star, Jefferson Steele, is sent by his manager to star in a production of King Lear in Stratford.  What his … Continue reading Play at the Regal Theatre

Life Below Stairs – March 25th

Dr. Patrick Hoyte will be giving a talk entitled ‘Life Below Stairs’ for the St Petrock History Group in January 2019.  This promises to be a fascinating insight into the lives of servants from the mediaeval period onwards. Monday 25th March at 7:30pm in the Wootton Courtenay Village Hall. Licensed bar - no entrance fee.

Mothering Sunday Lunch

Mothering Sunday is fast approaching and there are still a handful of tables available for Sunday Lunch here at Dunkery Beacon Country House. Don't leave it until the last minute, as we will only be doing one sitting and we have some delicious Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding on the menu. Tel 841241 to make your … Continue reading Mothering Sunday Lunch

Lunch in Aid of Village Shop Improvement

Claire's Kitchen and Villagers' Stores Friday 12 April, 11.45am for 12.00 Licensed bar,  Raffle,  Cake Stall,  Fun Quiz £15 per ticket To book your places please either call Claire on 07799066638 or email Claire’s Kitchen will be producing a scrumptious lunch in aid of the development of a village room and bar in the village shop.  Please come … Continue reading Lunch in Aid of Village Shop Improvement

Compost Order Update

Further to my last email I have investigated the constituents of Revive compost in more depth and found that it complies with CQP (compost quality protocol). The CQP Document is quite long, but at the end it has a list of ingredients that are permissible for use (appendix B).  The list includes almost anything, and therefore I … Continue reading Compost Order Update

Concert to Raise Awareness of Arctic Warming

Dear Villagers, I’ve been studying climate change for over two years.  Even after all the alarming recent climate events, the world’s governments are still woefully reluctant to wake up. I’m hoping to hold a special concert to raise awareness and funds to help projects working towards a solution.  The concert will include pieces from 'Incredible … Continue reading Concert to Raise Awareness of Arctic Warming

Village Compost Orders

Wootton Courtenay has, in recent times, ordered compost in bulk from Dalesfoot, which has proved to be a good peat-free compost, delivered at a reasonable price.  Dalesfoot have changed their pricing so that now, in order to obtain the best price of about £5.00 per 40 litre bag (delivered), we would have to order 3 … Continue reading Village Compost Orders

Hospital League of Friends AGM

Thursday 14th March at 12.00 noon The Annual General Meeting of The League of Friends for Minehead Hospital will be held in Exmoor Ward Day Room at Minehead Hospital. The speaker will be Dr Ed Ford, who is the Chair of Somerset Commissioning Group. Come and hear about future plans for our community hospital and … Continue reading Hospital League of Friends AGM

Welcome to Guardian Readers

Last week The Guardian newspaper ran this story: 10 amazing ancient ruins in Britain with great views  Number 2 on the list was Dunkery Beacon, with a link to this village website. Visitors should know that the walk up to the Beacon is relatively easy, the shortest route being from parking spots on the road … Continue reading Welcome to Guardian Readers