LEISURE: CLOKS are doing the Charleston!

LEISURE: CLOKS are doing the Charleston!

Posted: 7th April 2018
YOUNG performers from CLOKS – Chard Local Kids Society for Music and Drama – have been having lots of fun in preparation for their forthcoming production as they have danced back to the days of the Charleston. CLOKS held a Charleston dance workshop at Buckland St Mary village hall on Thursday (April 5, 2018) as it gets ready for its summer production – entitled…

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LEISURE: Barn Dance fun coming soon with CLOKS

LEISURE: Barn Dance fun coming soon with CLOKS

Posted: 7th April 2018
YEE-HAH! The Chard Local Kids Society for Music and Drama – better known as CLOKS – will be holding a fundraising Barn Dance next month. The Barn Dance will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 7pm at the Cotley Tithe Barn and tickets cost just £5 which includes entry and a hot dog. Refreshments will also be available. Go to http://www.cloks.org.uk/ for further…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Cream teas and cakes with Chard Girls’ Brigade

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Cream teas and cakes with Chard Girls’ Brigade

Posted: 27th March 2018
FUNDS for the 2nd Chard Girls’ Brigade were boosted in yummy fashion on Saturday (March 24, 2018) when officers and members served up delicious cream teas. The teas were available at Chard Methodist Church in Fore Street along with a cake stall and bring-and-buy stall. A group spokesman said: “Thank you to everyone who came along and supported us – all proceeds will go…

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LEISURE: Earth Hour is hailed a success in Chard

LEISURE: Earth Hour is hailed a success in Chard

Posted: 27th March 2018
A WHOLE host of events and activities took place in Chard on Saturday (March 24, 2018) to celebrate the worldwide Earth Hour environmental awareness campaign. The Guildhall auditorium was the focal point of attention with a stack of entertainment and things to do for children and the rest of the family during the day, while upstairs there were various musical acts. Talks…

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LEISURE: Easter posies created by creative ladies

LEISURE: Easter posies created by creative ladies

Posted: 27th March 2018
LADIES celebrated Easter by making much-loved seasonal posies bursting with beautiful blooms during a workshop held near Chard. The sold-out workshop held at Combe St Nicholas village hall saw their tutor give a step-by-step demonstration first. Advice was given on how to treat and handle flowers in order to ensure they remained fresh and vibrant, along with lots of tips…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Horseshoe Trophy success for Chard Camera Club

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Horseshoe Trophy success for Chard Camera Club

Posted: 20th March 2018
MEMBERS of the Chard Camera Club have been celebrating after winning the Horseshoe Trophy for the second year running. The Horseshoe Trophy was created around 25 years ago when five camera clubs within the region – Sidmouth, Honiton, Exmouth, Lyme Regis and Chard – battled it out to see who could impress the judges. This year’s contest involved with four clubs, with Lyme…

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LEISURE: Sunday matinee of Top Hat cancelled by Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society due to snow

LEISURE: Sunday matinee of Top Hat cancelled by Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society due to snow

Posted: 18th March 2018
YEOVIL Amateur Operatic Society has cancelled its performance of the Top Hat musical on Sunday (March 18, 2018) due to the adverse weather conditions. With snow falling again to make driving conditions difficult the decision has been taken to cancel the 2.30pm matinee show. But with one week of the run having now been completed, people left disappointed by Sunday’s…

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LEISURE: Sunday matinee of Top Hat cancelled by Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society due to snow

LEISURE: Sunday matinee of Top Hat cancelled by Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society due to snow

Posted: 18th March 2018
YEOVIL Amateur Operatic Society has cancelled its performance of the Top Hat musical on Sunday (March 18, 2018) due to the adverse weather conditions. With snow falling again to make driving conditions difficult the decision has been taken to cancel the 2.30pm matinee show. But with one week of the run having now been completed, people left disappointed by Sunday’s…

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LEISURE: Cream teas with Chard Girls’ Brigade

LEISURE: Cream teas with Chard Girls’ Brigade

Posted: 15th March 2018
FUNDS for the 2nd Chard Girls’ Brigade will be boosted later this month when the members serve up delicious cream teas. The teas will be served at Chard Methodist Church on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 11am to 1pm. There will also be a cake stall and bring-and-buy stall. A group spokesman said: “Please and come and support – all proceeds will go towards the company’s…

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LEISURE: Tulip time for local ladies

LEISURE: Tulip time for local ladies

Posted: 15th March 2018
SPRING was definitely in the air at a recent flower arranging workshop held at Combe St Nicholas village hall near Chard. Designed to inspire, the sold-out workshop showed ladies how to upcycle their everyday tin cans into beautiful containers that could be used again and again. Watching a step-by-step demonstration first amongst a lot of fun and laughter, they saw how…

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