PHOTO SPECIAL: Laughs galore with Puss in Boots and Chard Amateur Theatre Society

PHOTO SPECIAL: Laughs galore with Puss in Boots and Chard Amateur Theatre Society

Posted: 26th January 2018
MEMBERS of Chard Amateur Theatre Society are once again providing plenty of laughs at the Guildhall with the group’s annual offering of pantomime fun, mayhem and corny jokes. The society, better known as CATS, is performing Puss in Boots and the opening night on Thursday (January 25, 2018) was watched by an audience including the Mayor of Chard, Cllr Garry Shortland, and…

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LEISURE: Woodland winter wigwams for flower arranging ladies

LEISURE: Woodland winter wigwams for flower arranging ladies

Posted: 25th January 2018
IT was woodland winter wigwams in abundance at the first of a new series of flower arranging workshops organised for 2018 near Chard. Held at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall this recent sold-out session saw a very modern floral design made. Using twigs wrapped in grapevine, roses, winter foliage and accessories, it didn’t fail to please. Some of the new techniques taught…

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LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

Posted: 22nd January 2018
THE award-winning Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has got a packed programme of events lined-up for 2018 for all the family to enjoy. Here we have selected six events which might prove to be of interest to people involving LOCAL groups and organisations who rely so much on your continued support. TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018, to SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 – Yeovil Amateur…

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LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

LEISURE: Six LOCAL super shows coming up at the Octagon Theatre in 2018

Posted: 22nd January 2018
THE award-winning Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has got a packed programme of events lined-up for 2018 for all the family to enjoy. Here we have selected six events which might prove to be of interest to people involving LOCAL groups and organisations who rely so much on your continued support. TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018, to SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 – Yeovil Amateur…

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LEISURE: Win tickets to see Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson at Westlands

LEISURE: Win tickets to see Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson at Westlands

Posted: 22nd January 2018
TWO former England international footballers will be at the Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil later this year to talk about their careers in football and explain what it is like to play at the top level in the beautiful game. The England Legends date at Westlands is set for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7.30pm and will feature Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson who…

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LEISURE: Win tickets to see Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson at Westlands

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Posted: 22nd January 2018
TWO former England international footballers will be at the Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil later this year to talk about their careers in football and explain what it is like to play at the top level in the beautiful game. The England Legends date at Westlands is set for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7.30pm and will feature Teddy Sheringham and Paul Merson who…

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LEISURE: Sunday Lunch treat at the Archie Gooch Pavilion

LEISURE: Sunday Lunch treat at the Archie Gooch Pavilion

Posted: 13th January 2018
DINERS will be able to tuck into a fantastic roast dinner served up at the Archie Gooch Pavilion in Ilminster on Sunday (January 14, 2018) lunchtime. The lunch is being hosted by the Archie Gooch Pavilion off Canal Way and Country Plate Catering Ltd and will be held from midday through to 2pm. It will cost £10 per adult and £6 per child. Booking is essential. Please…

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LEISURE: Question Time show coming to Yeovil – apply now to be in the audience

LEISURE: Question Time show coming to Yeovil – apply now to be in the audience

Posted: 12th January 2018
THE long-running BBC political discussion show, Question Time, will be filmed in Yeovil next month. The show, presented by David Dimbleby, will be in Yeovil on Thursday, February 15, 2018, and members of the public are being invited to apply now to be part of the audience. Question Time normally features politicians from at least the three major political parties as well…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Tough decisions for judges in Chard Camera Club contest

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Tough decisions for judges in Chard Camera Club contest

Posted: 6th January 2018
CHARD Camera Club held its first in-house digitally projected image competition on Thursday (January 4, 2018) at the Baptist Church Hall. Twenty-five club members watched as their images were marked and the judges had to make some tough decisions in coming up with their winning entries. The results were welcomed, however, as recent new members ot the club took the…

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LEISURE: Pub quiz in aid of Royal British Legion

LEISURE: Pub quiz in aid of Royal British Legion

Posted: 3rd January 2018
THE Chard branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding a pub quiz night in January to help raise funds for the group. The quiz will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018, at 7.30pm at the Chard Conservative Club in High Street, Chard. Entrance fee is £2.50 per player with a maximum of four people per team. There will be prizes for the best two teams.

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