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Village News

The Corton Denham News magazine is published bi-monthly and distributed by hand and e-mail to village residents. The Editor is Jean Godley who may be contacted at ed.cdnews@btinternet.com. The sub-editors are Ben Woolley and Fiona Morgan. Items for inclusion are welcome and should be forwarded to the editor by 3rd week prior to issue date.

The Week Ahead newsletter is circulated weekly to village residents by e-mail and contains news of forthcoming events and items of local interest. The editor is Susanna Thatcher who may be contacted at rthatcher@btinternet.com.




Sunday 18 March– 5th Sunday of Lent (Red/Green)
9.30 am BCP Holy Communion at Corton Denham (John Davies’ last service in CD.)

Tuesday 20 March

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10 am – 11.30 am Village Hall: Coffee Morning, hosted by Audrey. Card and donation envelope for John Davies will be available.

Wednesday 21 March

7.30 pm Village Hall: Gardening Society talk “Low Maintenance Gardening – A practical guide with loads of ideas on how to make the garden fit the time you have available”  by Mike Burke. Many of you will already know Mike; he has an honours degree in horticulture from the University of Bath and is one of the founders of Castle Gardens.

We all know that he keeps his audience enthralled!

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7.15 pm The Queen’s Arms: Film Club’s repeated showing: “Murder on the Orient Express” (new version). £15 Main meal/a pint of local ale or Scrumpy/a small glass of house wine or coke or lemonade. Vegetarian option. Tickets need to be purchased in advance. Book early as tables go fast. T:(01963)220 317

Thursday 22 March

7 pm Yeovil Cineworld: Julius Caesar. Live performance from the National Theatre, London. T: 01935472042

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7.20 for 8 pm The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: Historical Society lecture by Ros Liddington “Wilton House: the Russian connection” Preceded by the Annual General Meeting. Non-members £6 (for lecture only).

Friday 23 March

7 pm The Queen’s Arms: Wine & Cheese Night.

Free for all Tipsy Queen Members, £15 p/p for non members, £13.50 for villagers.

Saturday 24 March

10 am – 4 pm East Lambrook Manor (Silver Street, South Petherton) Plant Fair. There will be 21 top Somerset nurseries represented. £4 or £3.50 for RHS or HPS members

Midnight: Clocks go forward 1 hour

Sunday 25 March – Palm Sunday (Red/White)

Flying St George’s Flag for Palm Sunday
10 am Together at 10, the Benefice Family Holy Communion Service at Sutton Montis

Followed by a farewell lunch for John Davies in Corton Denham at 12.15 for 12.30


Refuse Collection this week Friday 23 March: Recycling bins only





















Upcoming Events

10:00 am Church Service – Modern Communio...
Church Service – Modern Communio...
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Church Service - Modern Communion - Check Location
A combined Service for the Benefice [in any one of the churches] of Holy Communion, using the more modern Book of Common Worship. Check location at Cam Vale Benefice website at http://www.camvalebenefice.org.uk/whatson/
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Mar 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Business
10:00 am Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’