Wereham Sign Gary Trouton

Wereham News -June

August 2019

VILLAGE HALL ACTIVITIES All activities are listed in the Community Section of this magazine. Any further details are featured in the website www.werehamvillagehall.co.uk and on the Facebook page Wereham Village Hall.

MOBILE POST OFFICE will park near the village pond on the following days/times. Monday and Thursday 14.00 – 14.15 Tuesday and Wednesday 12.25 -12.55

Wereham craft fair, Saturday 1st June 10am until 4pm. We have some new and different stallholders this time, so anyone with a wedding coming up this year we will have items to interest you, plus many others stall holders with unusual and different goods for sale. There will be the usual raffle and cake stall, and freshly made filled rolls from the cafe. New members to our craft group are welcome, if you want to learn to knit or sew or maybe do a bit of patchwork and quilting. You will be very welcome. Tea, coffee and either cake or biscuits are served during the morning. For more details please contact Rosemary on 10366 501330 or 07749240606. E-mail rosemary.pease@btinternet.com.

Short Mat Bowls We now play on a Thursday evening 7pm until 9pm this is the new permanent time. We are a small friendly group who have lots of fun, no experience required as we will show you how to play.Tea, coffee and biscuits are served during the evening.For details please contact Philip on 01366 501330 or 07759033492, e-mail rosemary.pease@btinternet.com.

Car Boot and Cafe. Apologies for the lack of a car boot and cafe for April, we now have car boot and cafe on the last Sunday of every month for the rest of the year except December. All the usual bacon rolls etc are served in the cafe and we now also do Toasted Tea Cakes and butter or 2 slices of toast and butter with the option of jam to go with it. We run a fifty fifty cash raffle which is very popular and we also have a table of donated goods which raise funds for the village hall. Good clean items for the donated goods table are always very welcome. For details please contact Philip on 01366 501330, or 07759033492, e-mail rosemary.pease@btinternet.com. WEREHAM CHURCH FESTIVAL

Sunday 21st July 2019 11.00am – 2.30pm

This year’s Wereham Church Festival takes place in the grounds of our lovely medieval grade II listed church in the centre of the village. The festival is the major fundraiser of the year. It is a real community event, and is a great day out for the whole family. There will be a wide variety of stalls and entertainments, including Hoopla, Coconut Shy, Tombola, Tasty Cakes, Jams and Preserves, Local Produce Stalls, as well as a Barbecue and a Raffle. Local Auctioneer, Barry Hawkins, will be on hand to value your favourite antiques and collectibles. One of the features of this year’s Festival will be ‘From Fleece to Shawl’, showing the whole process from the original lamb’s fleece to the finished wool product, with a display of locally produced and homemade shawls, baby blankets and other items. Come inside the church to see a demonstration of wool spinning and other local crafts. We will also be displaying people’s favourite old cookery books and memorable recipes. There will also be an opportunity to hear our Messy Church Children’s Choir sing a range of songs inside the Church later in the day. We would still welcome Raffle and Tombola Prizes, Donations, Cakes, Preserves, Homemade Jams and Pickles. Items will be gratefully collected if you call any of the following contacts:

Doreen 500218 – Charles and Ivy 501108 – Tom 500052

Do come and join us on Sunday 21st July. With everyone’s support we can ensure that our lovely church remains open, vibrant and available to all.

Wereham Parish Council

Next Meeting Dates

Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 7.00 pm in the Wereham Village Hall (Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Meeting of the Parish Council)

Agenda items must be received before the end of the month prior to each meeting, items received after this time will not be possible to discuss. Please send to the Parish Clerk at werehampc@gmail.com. The Agendas for meetings are always published on the Wereham Village Notice Board three clear days before the meeting, on the Wereham Parish Council Facebook Page and on the website www.werehamparishcouncil.co.uk You will also find minutes of all meetings here too.

Parish Councillors This is the beginning of a new four-year cycle, please see the names of the Councillors below who are looking forward to serving the community. Should you wish to contact the Parish Council please email werehampc@gmail.com

Jo Bruce John Millard Annie Bruce Sandra Calvert Jon Marsh Cliff Knight Jacki Hitching

Wereham Cemetery – Memorials Next of Kin

Please could any members of the public known to be the next of kin for memorials within the Wereham Cemetery please contact the Parish Clerk to agree to share their contact details. We need to ensure that our contact database for the purposes of contacting next of kin, where we need to discuss memorials is as up to date as possible.

Wereham Village Hall Cinema

Proudly presents: ‘Stan and Ollie’ (PG) Fun comedy for all the family Friday 21st June 7.45 (bar opens at 7pm) Tickets: £5 Adults £3 Juniors (under 15) available on line at www.werehamvillagehall.co.uk/events or on the door

Wereham Village Hall CIO, Registered Charity Number 1168472 Funding for the cinema project was provided through WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund Enquiries 07497 430005


Wereham open Gardens is on Sunday 16th from 12pm to 5.30pm. Tickets and directions for the gardens will be available from the church on the day.

As usual there will be our wonderful lunches and afternoon tea and cakes which will be served in our new village hall.

There will also be our plant, craft and tombola stall, along with our usual gardening raffle prizes. Donations of plants, seedlings and items for our tombola would be gratefully received. Any items that need to be picked up please contact Doreen Rolphe on 01366 500218.

We have a lovely collection of gardens for everyone to enjoy and we would really appreciate your support as all monies received go towards the up keep of our centrally located historic church.

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