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Village News

The Corton Denham News magazine is published bi-monthly ad distributed by hand and e-mail to village residents. The Editor is Lisa Adam who may be contacted at [email protected]. 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 [email protected].

LATEST NEWS

Refuse Collection this Friday 11 October: main and recycling bins

THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 13 OCTOBER 2019

Sunday 13 October – 17th Sunday after Trinity (Green)

9.30 am Informal Service at Sparkford

Or

6.30 pm BCP Evening Prayer at Weston Bampfylde

Monday 14 October

All day, Pack Monday Fair. Sherborne town crowded with people and roads closed for this ancient annual street fair. Traders, food, entertainment and performance stage near the Conduit. Free event, free parking in Dorset Council car parks.

10 October – Monday 14 October, The Terraces, Sherborne: Family Fun Fair:

Thursday and Friday: 6-10pm, Saturday: 2-10.30pm, Sunday: 2.00-8.00pm, Monday 6.00-10.30pm. Contact: Sherborne TIC T: 01935 815341

Tuesday 15 October

9.30am – 10.30am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10.00am – 11.30am Village Hall: Coffee Morning hosted by Julia and Vernon.

Wednesday 16 October

2.30pm ‘The History of Magic’ Catholic Church Hall, Westbury, Sherborne, DT9 3RA. Sherborne WI talk by David Beckley. New members & visitors always welcome. £4 inc refreshments. Annie 07709 623889

7.30 pm Village Hall “My Way of growing Fuchsias” by Peter Holloway, Gardening Society

7.00pm for 7.30 pm Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne: Dorset Blue Butterflies, a talk by Jeremy Thomas, OBE, Emeritus Professor of Ecology, University of Oxford, on the blue butterflies of Dorset and their symbiotic relationship with ants. £2.50 including a glass of wine or soft drink available beforehand. Contact: Mary Howes, T: 01935 872742

Thursday 17 October

Castle Gardens Christmas Display opening; Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR 7.30-9pm Award-winning Christmas display open until Christmas

Saturday 19 October

Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October, 10.00 am – 4.30 pm Sherborne Castle, Sherborne:  Autumn Colours at The Castle

Tearooms and gift shop open. Reduced price entry to the gardens and grounds: Adult £4, U16 free Contact: Sherborne TIC T: 01935 815341

Sunday 20 October – 18th Sunday after Trinity (Green)

11.30am Harvest Festival in St Andrew’s, Corton Denham followed by a bring-and-share cold buffet lunch (please bring your own drinks) in the Village Hall. Children are especially welcome to bring their own “bundles” up to the Altar during the service

Looking Ahead:

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October, 10.00am till 4.00pm, Queen Camel Village Hall: Queen Camel Quilters Exhibition.  Refreshments available all day. Entry fee £2

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Saturday 26 October 2019, 7.00pm, Sherborne Abbey:  The famous Treorchy Male voice Choir, one of  the best welsh Male Voice Choirs singing for a truly Welsh experience.

If the sound of 50 burly men singing in close harmony interests you, book now!

Please look at ticket website https://thelittleboxoffice.com/blackmorevalelions

for seat prices, ranging from £12 to £25, and a seating plan

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Sunday 3rd November, 2.00-5.00pm, Corton Denham Village Hall

Sophie Goggs Photography exhibition – An exhibition showcasing a selection of Sophie’s beautiful nature and landscape photography. Sophie is raising money for Isabelle’s Fund. A one year old family friend who has a brain tumour and is raising funds for a much needed operation. There will be a pot and any donations would be very gratefully received. Tea and cake available!

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Friday 15 November, 7.00pm Village Hall: Silent Auction

Holiday cottages;  notable wines;  dolls’ house;  lots to suit everyone;  useful things;  indulgent things;  promises & collectables

£7, Finger Buffet – Cash Bar

Pene and Caroline say:  “It’s not silent. It’s exciting. It’s fun.”

Offer of lots and promises much appreciated.  Please contact:

Caroline MacGregor ([email protected] ) T: 220250

Pene Dene ( [email protected] ) T: 220460

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Refuse Collection this week Friday 18 October: recycling bins  only

 

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THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 6 OCTOBER 2019

Sunday 6 October – 16th Sunday after Trinity (Green)
9.30am Village Service at Corton Denham

7.30pm Sandford Orcas Village hall: The Orange Circus Band (beautiful harmonies and boundless energy), an ArtsReach production.

£9, £6 (under 18s), £25 (family, max. 2 adults); from Rowlie (220208) or Dan (220749) or Helen (220354) or The Mitre (220271) and at the door if available. Licensed bar and raffle.

Monday 7 October

2.00 – 3.30pm Wingfield Room, Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: ‘Experimenting with Abstraction’. Talk and demonstration by Diana Pilcher about the basics of abstracting an image. Tea and biscuits, Q&As. £5 from Artslink T: 01935 815899

7.30pm, 7 October to Saturday 12 October, Sherborne Studio Theatre, Marston Rd, Sherborne ‘The Day After the Fair’. A play by Frank Harvey, adapted from a short story by Thomas Hardy, by the Amateur Players of Sherborne. £10 (students £8) online (aps-sherborne.co.uk), or T: 07585 278722 Contact: Mark Lambert T: 01258 817270

Tuesday 8 October

9.30am – 10.30am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10.00am – 11.30am Village Hall: Coffee Morning. Today’s coffee especially brewed by Ben Woolley and Derek Wheeler setting a magnificent example, well worth copying.

7.20 for 8.00pm The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: “The Diet of Worms, 1521“ Historical Society lecture by Professor Elaine Fulton, non-members welcome, at £6

Wednesday 9 October

7.00pm Sacred Space at Sparkford church

7.15pm The Queen’s Arms: Film Club showing: “Stan and Ollie”.  Film Meal deal: £15, includes chef choice main meal, 125ml glass of wine, a pint of local ale, or a glass of coke or lemonade for the driver. Booking Essential – T:(01963)220 317

7.00pm for 7.30pm Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne Sherborne Artslink Flicks: Fisherman’s Friends £6 from Sherborne TIC or on the door if not sold out. Sherborne TIC T:  01935 815341

Thursday 10 October

1.30pm for 2.00pm Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne: ‘Napoleon’s coming! What shall we do?’ Sherborne Museum talk by Dr Diana Trenchard about how Dorset resisted French invasion. £5. Members free.  Contact: Sherborne TIC t: 01935 815341

10 October – Monday 14 October, The Terraces, Sherborne: Family Fun Fair:

Thursday and Friday: 6.00-10.00pm, Saturday: 2-10.30pm, Sunday: 2.00-8.00pm, Monday 6.00-10.30pm. Contact: Sherborne TIC T: 01935 815341

Friday 11 October

7.30pm The Mitre Inn, Sandford Orcas: Middle Eastern Feast of 3 course buffet meal and authentic style entertainment, £25 p/p. Booking needed!

Also, congratulations to The Mitre for becoming listed in CAMRA’s The Good Beer Guide.

Saturday 12 October

1.30pm – 5.15pm Sherborne Abbey: Sherborne Festival Chorus. ‘Come & Sing’ & Concert

An afternoon of music-making, singers entry £20, U18free.

At 6.15pm there will be an informal concert, £5 from Sherborne TIC or on door.   Contact: Sherborne TIC t: 01935 815341

Sunday 13 October – 17th Sunday after Trinity (Green)

9.30am Informal Service at Sparkford

Or

6.30pm BCP Evening Prayer at Weston Bampfylde

Looking Ahead:

Please remember Harvest Festival in Corton Denham, Sunday, 20 October at 11.30am followed by a bring-and-share cold buffet lunch (please bring your own drinks) in the Village Hall. Children are especially welcome to bring their own “bundles” up to the Altar during the service.

Monday 14 October, Pack Monday Fair. Sherborne town crowded with people and roads closed for this ancient annual street fair. Traders, food, entertainment and performance stage near the Conduit. Free event, free parking in Dorset Council car-parks.

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October, 10.00am till 4.00pm, Queen Camel Village Hall: Queen Camel Quilters Exhibition.  Refreshments available all day. Entry fee £2

Saturday 26 October 2019, 7.00pm, Sherborne Abbey:  The famous Treorchy Male voice Choir, one of  the best welsh Male Voice Choirs singing for a truly Welsh experience.

If the sound of 50 burly men singing in close harmony interests you book now!

Please look at ticket website https://thelittleboxoffice.com/blackmorevalelions

for seat prices, ranging from £12 to £25, and a seating plan

Sunday 3rd November, 2.00-5.00pm, Corton Denham Village Hall

Sophie Goggs Photography exhibition – An exhibition showcasing a selection of Sophie’s beautiful nature and landscape photography. Sophie is raising money for Isabelle’s Fund. A one year old family friend who has a brain tumour and is raising funds for a much needed operation. There will be a pot and any donations would be very gratefully received. Tea and cake available!

Friday 15 November, 7.00pm Village Hall: Silent Auction

Holiday cottages; notable wines; dolls’ house; lots to suit everyone; useful things;  indulgent things; promises & collectables

£7, Finger Buffet – Cash Bar

Pene and Caroline say:  “It’s not silent. It’s exciting. It’s fun.”

Offer of lots and promises much appreciated.  Please contact:

Caroline MacGregor ([email protected] ) T: 220250

Pene Dene ( [email protected] ) T: 220460

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23.5.18. From The Parish Clerk

Data Protection

I’m sure that you will have been bombarded by numerous companies and organisations with regard to the new data protection regulations  (GDPR) that are coming into force on 25 May 2018. The Corton Denham Parish Council and its website are also affected by these changes. We would therefore like to draw your attention to the Parish Council’s updated Privacy Policy Statement on the Parish website ( cortondenham.org.uk ) which will govern how your personal data will be managed by the Parish Council in future. You also need to be aware that photographs of village events are sometimes posted on the Parish website and, should you wish to be excluded from these, you should notify the event organiser accordingly.

Richard Thatcher (Clerk to Corton Denham Parish Council)

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4.12.18.  From the PCC of St Andrew’s, Corton Denham

Data Protection

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Andrew’s, Corton Denham, in common with many other organisations, is subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came into force on 25th May 2018. Accordingly, the PCC wishes to draw your attention to its updated Data Privacy Notice in the St Andrews section of the Parish Website (cortondenham.org.uk) which governs how personal data is managed by the PCC.

Peter Prager (Churchwarden)

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