FILM EVENING AT PAUNTLEY VILLAGE HALL. . 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. This award-winning film is inspired by a true story of a trip across the south of the USA in the 1960s, in the era of segregation. When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger – as well as unexpected humanity and humour – they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.
Clifford’s Mesne Village Hall 7.30pm Back by Popular request,
Our own local band invite you to an evening of 60s’ Folk music and singalong. Entry by donation.
Cliffords Mesne Village Hall 7.30pm Jazz Blues, Guitar Courtesy of Yardbirds Arts Tickets £12 (Under 18s £6)
St. Mary’s Church Newent. is full of Christmas trees decorated by local clubs and organisations.
Christmas Tree Festival – St Marys Church – 1.00pm – 7.00pm
Saturday 23 November 1.00pm – 7.00pm
Wednesday 27 November 5.00pm – 7.00pm by Candlelight
Saturday 30 November 10.00am – 3.00pm
Entrance £1 (accompanied children free)
Sunday 1 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 Tambourines and various artists.
Retiring collection in aid of the Church restoration.
FILM EVENING AT PAUNTLEY VILLAGE HALL. 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.
Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis, this British comedy stars Himesh Patel as a struggling musician in a small English seaside town, whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, he wakes up to find that The Beatles have never existed …. and he finds himself with a very complicated problem indeed. Also starring Lily James and Ed Sheeran.
Tickets £5.50 to include tea/coffee and cake. Bring your own wine/beer. Raffle. ADVANCE BOOKING PLEASE, by phone on 01531 822315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER. 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.
Pauntley Village Hall is 70 years old this year and we are marking its birthday with a celebration of all things 70s! Dig out those 70s clothes (optional!), enjoy a 70s-style supper of chicken and chips in the basket, and dance to great 70s music. The 1970s was a great decade for fashion – bell bottoms, tie-dye, floral shirts, hot pants, platform shoes – so there will be a prize for the best outfit. Bring your own wine/beer. Raffle. Tickets £8.00 from Lesley on 07549 539307 or email email@example.com. Please let us know on booking if a vegetarian option is required. BOOKING REQUIRED BY TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER. All welcome!
An undulating road race of just over 9km along the country roads around Newent, the route takes in the town centre and runs past Newent’s famous Market House. Superb bespoke medal and gift for all finishers. In memory of Mandy Whittington, Mandy very sadly passed away just after Christmas 2017. She was an inspiration to our club and one of the founder members, the race will be run in her name.
Enter online at: https://www.runbritain.com/RaceDetail.aspx?eventid=7bba08c95961&raceid=7fb907cc596
JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN TO RAISE FUNDS TO CREATE A HALF LIFE BRONZE SCULPTURE OF VALEGRO THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE DANCING HORSE TO COMMEMORATE HIS UNIQUE CAREER 12 Unique Maquettes of Valegro are being made for sale – the final one to be raffled. Go to website www.newentvalegrosculpture.co.uk or facebook for details or contact newentcc@gmail.
Now retired at owner Carl Hester’s stables in Newent previously ridden by Olympic rider Charlotte Dujardin CBE. This unique and special horse will have a very special place where he can ‘dance’ and inspire local people and visitors forever.
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