Garden Club Talk

TUESDAY 3rd MARCH, 7.30pm Dr. Gavin Haig: Creating a Wildlife Garden Dr Gavin Haig is a naturalist and former surgeon, who has studied the healing properties of many native plants, with much of the work carried out in his own garden, Spillfords, on the River Exe. His garden has featured on television and, with a … Continue reading Garden Club Talk

RVS ‘Community Companions’ Initiative

The Royal Voluntary Service is currently developing a volunteer-led initiative across West Somerset and Taunton to help reduce isolation and loneliness within older people. The primary focus of the project, known as Community Companions, is to recruit and train small teams of volunteers to provide companion support to the most isolated within their own communities. … Continue reading RVS ‘Community Companions’ Initiative

Pie in the Sky Stargazing Supper

Tuesday 17th March at 7.00pm Dunkery Beacon Country House are hosting another of their popular Stargazing Supper evenings.  A Cottage Pie and Peas Supper will be followed by a presentation from astronomer Seb Jay.  If the weather is kind we will head outside to view the night sky through Seb's 12" Newtonian Reflector Telescopes. The … Continue reading Pie in the Sky Stargazing Supper

Snowdrop Opening at Elworthy

27th February, 11.00am - 4.00pm Mike and Jenny Spiller of Elworthy Cottage (TA4 3PX) will be opening their garden for the National Garden Scheme tomorrow (27th Feb).  They have an extraordinary collection of more than 350 different varieties of snowdrops, displayed to great effect in their wildlife-friendly garden.  There will also be snowdrops for sale, … Continue reading Snowdrop Opening at Elworthy

Secondhand Books for Charitable Causes

Wootton Courtenay Secondhand Books was started over twenty years ago by Roger Langrish, then a long-term resident of the village.  He and I sold them at many charity events in the area over six years, raising a good sum.  When he left the village in 2010, I gave the books a home, selling them at … Continue reading Secondhand Books for Charitable Causes

Claire’s Kitchen Village Street Food

Thursday March 5th, 4.45 - 6.45pm Wootton Courtenay Village Hall Carpark It is my great pleasure to be able to announce the start of Claire's Kitchen Street Food Trailer.  We will be serving from 4.45pm until 6.45pm on Thursdays for a trial period of one month.  If it proves popular we will continue! 5th March … Continue reading Claire’s Kitchen Village Street Food