Mendelssohn’s Elijah – 1st April

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Old Herbaceous – 1st April

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Newent Art Competition 11th March – 1st April

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Oxenhall Daffodil Festival – 8th-9th April

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‘A United Kingdom’ – Thursday 20th April

FLICKS IN THE STICKS AT GORSLEY VILLAGE HALL   Thursday 20th April 7.30 p.m. – ‘A United Kingdom’ (cert. 12A)

In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighbouring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.    The running time of this film is 1 hours 51 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 Post Office & Stores or Tony Beckwith (01989 720358 ormtonybeckwith@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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Band of Gloucester Constabulary – 14th May

Following the bands wonderful performance last year – they are invited back to entertain again.  http://www.glospoliceband.org/
Newent Park     2.30pm to 4.30pm

Other Performances this year are:-

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Knitted Bible Exhibition – 13th – 20th May

St Marys Church – Newent   –  Depicting 33 stories from the bible.
Opening times:- 10am – 4pm  (except Sun 14th May  1pm – 4pm  and Wednesday 7pm – 9pm)

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Jigsaw Festival – 10th June

10 am to 3 pm  in St. Mary’s church, Newent

100+ Jigsaws to admire and purchase

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Sunday Band Concerts in Park

2:30pm – 4:30pm

On the second Sunday of each month over the Summer there will be a Band concert on the open air stage in the Park.  Please bring a chair or rug and make yourself comfortable for an entertaining afternoon.  During the concerts there will be a break for refreshments in St. Mary’s Church. If the weather looks bad the concerts will be held in the Church.

Dates for 2017 are  -
  • Sunday 14th May           The Band of Gloucester Constabulary 
  • Sunday 11th June          Gloucester Brass Band                     
  • Sunday 9th July             Salvation Army and Open Air Service            
  • Sunday 13th August      Bream Silver Band                              

Look forward to seeing you at these events

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Newent Open Day – 22nd July

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