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Saturday 17 November – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (12A)

 Film Evening -.  7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.  at Pauntley Village Hall.  £5.50 to include tea/coffee and cake.  Bring your own wine/beer. Raffle

Based on the bestselling novel.  London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited journalist, receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever. From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart.  Tickets on 01531 822315, or pauntleypc@gmail.com

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‘The Shape of Water’ – Thursday 15th November

       7.30 p.m. – (cert. 15)  Winner of the Best Picture Oscar, The Shape of Water is a strange otherworldly fable set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

The running time of this film is 2 hours 3 minutes, so there will be no interval.

Admission (at the door): Adults £5.00, Children (under 18) £3.00. Discounted tickets (Adults £4.50, Children £2.50) can be purchased in advance from Gorsley Community Shop or from Tony Beckwith (01989 720358 or mtonybeckwith@gmail.com).

As usual, tea, coffee and biscuits will be available and you are welcome to bring your own drinks (glasses provided). The doors will be open from 7.00 for those that would like to meet up with friends for a drink and a chat before the film

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“Call My Bluff ” Friday 16th Nov

A Panel of Bluffers will challenge you to engage the grey matter for an evening of misdirection, deduction & laughs!

Kempley Village Hall – Tickets £12 per person, to include a 2 course supper.  Teams of any size – more brains the better Start 7.30pm
For more information please contact: Naomi Cryer on 07805 357667 or Maggie Bligh on 01531 890332

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Christmas Tree Festival – 24th Nov – 2nd Dec

Join us to view over 50 trees individually decorated by local organisations in the beautiful setting of St. Mary’s Newent.
Saturday 24 November 1.00pm – 7.00pm

Wednesday 28 November 5.00pm – 7.00pm by Candlelight
Saturday 1 December 10.00am – 3.00pm
Entrance £1 (accompanied children free)

Sunday 2 December 3.00pm Community Carols  Celebrate the closing of the Christmas Tree Festival by singing traditional Christmas carols with music from the Cheltenham Salvation Army Band and Puppets and the Community Choir.  Retiring collection in aid of the Church restoration.

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A Festive Celebration – Saturday December 15th

Leadon Vale Community Choir Christmas Concert. Corse Village Hall – Selection of new and traditional songs and Carols for an entertaining evening including songs from ‘My Fair Lady’ – Choir Master – Eric Klein. Tickets £7.50 (inc. refreshments) in aid of The Willow Trust and Family Haven from Hartpury and Maisemore Post Office and Tough Mutts Staunton.  or Contact Phil 01452 840354 or Alison Offord newentcc@gmail.com  

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GC Xmas 30th Nov, 7th Dec and 14th Dec


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‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ (cert. 12A) – 13th Dec

Thursday 13th Dec- 7.30 p.m FLICKS IN THE STICKS AT GORSLEY VILLAGE HALL

Based on the bestselling novel, Lily James plays free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey during WWII. From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart. The running time of this film is 2 hours 4 minutes, so there will be no interval.

Admission (at the door): Adults £5.00, Children (under 18) £3.00. Discounted tickets (Adults £4.50, Children £2.50) can be purchased in advance from Gorsley Community Shop or from Tony Beckwith (01989 720358 mtonybeckwith@gmail.com). As usual, tea, coffee and biscuits will be available and you are welcome to bring your own drinks (glasses provided). The doors will be open from 7.00 for those that would like to meet up with friends for a drink and a chat before the film.

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Newent Orchestra’s Christmas Concert – 15th December

Newent Orchestra’s traditional community Christmas Concert

Newent Memorial Hall, 7:30 p.m.  Tickets on the door, £7, £6 concession, children free, includes mince pies, mulled wine and music!  Special guests, Newent Scottish Singer

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