Diary

Every effort will be made to check entries for accurate information but the parish council cannot be held responsible for any errors in the listed events. If in doubt, check with the organiser or the management of the venue indicated. Regular events held in the Library are listed on the appropriate page HERE: 'special' events will appear below. All such events will be listed in 'What's On Soon' in the Community Information section

*~* 2019 *~*

August 2019:
Saturday 17th August
MP's 'Surgery' at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
10.00 am onwards (by appointment ONLY)
Book first with Constituency Office for an appointment: call 01425 541 087, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday (except Public Holidays)

Saturday 24th August
Horticultural Society: Summer Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church, ample car park available)
1.30 - 4.00 pm
Classes for flowers, fruit, vegetables, home-crafts, floral art and photography. Refreshments available.
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
 
Saturday 24th August
Induction Service: new Minister for St. Martin's URC
Verwood URC (see St. Martin's web site for more . . . HERE)

 
Late Summer Bank Holiday Monday (Public Holiday): 26th August
 
Thursday 29th August (ignore any references to 30th)
Fun Quiz at the Library!
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
6.00 - 7.30 pm
This very popular event makes a return! Tickets cost £3= and refreshments are provided. See the Library page . . . HERE, and contact the staff to book a place

September 2019:
Sunday 1st September (entry based on web site information - check with venue)
Garden Open: Brook View Care Home (BH22 0LQ)
Riverside Road (leading off Station Road, opposite Ashurst Road turning)
11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Refreshments available - Home-made teas. Teas in the morning, Cream teas in the afternoon. Payment for these via donation. Entry: Adults £3.50, child free.
For much more information, see this web page . . . HERE and to visit the Brook View web site, see this link . . . HERE

Tuesday 3rd September
Coffee Morning
Pinehurst Community Church, 90 Pinehurst Road
10.00 - 11.30 am
Join us for coffee and homemade cakes, you'll be sure of a warm welcome! Regular 'first Tuesday of the month' event, except August. For more on the work of this church, see their web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 4th September
Carers Support Group
The Pavilion, Fryer Field (vehicle/pedestrian access via Bond Avenue - itself leading off Station Road; pedestrian access via walkway opposite parish church)
10.00 am - Noon
Regular 'first Wednesday of the month' event, provided by West Moors Group Practice - they will provide more detail: see the entry on this web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 4th September (entry based on web site information - check with venue)
Garden Open: Brook View Care Home (BH22 0LQ)
Riverside Road (leading off Station Road, opposite Ashurst Road turning)
11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Refreshments available - Home-made teas. Teas in the morning, Cream teas in the afternoon. Payment for these via donation. Entry: Adults £3.50, child free.
For much more information, see this web page . . . HERE and to visit the Brook View web site, see this link . . . HERE
 
Thursday 5th September
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 5th September
WI monthly meeting: Wildlife Photographs
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
Speaker: Mike Read
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE

Monday 9th September
"Knit 'n' Natter"
St. Mary's Church Hall (attached to St. Mary the Virgin parish church), Station Road . . . opposite Memorial Hall (with ample car park)
2.00 - 3.00 am
Time to catch up on our latest projects, with lots of cake and nattering! All welcome.

Monday 9th September
Horticultural Society: Illustrated Talk - " The Gardens of Singapore ": speaker Christine Bennett
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
Wednesday 11th September
Chinese Evening
Brook View Residential & Nursing Care Home, Riverside Road (off Station Road)
5.30 pm onwards
For more information, see the web site of Brook View . . . HERE

Saturday 14th September (check beforehand to confirm)
Coffee Morning
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.00 am - Noon
Home-made cakes & a raffle: a wonderful opportunity to meet friends and new people! For more on the work of this church & its community, see the web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 18th September
West Moors Flower Group: "Women of Influence" (speaker: Carolyn Vanstone)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]
 
Thursday 19th September
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 19th September
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the page on this web site . . . HERE

Saturday 21st September
Charity Dog Show
Brook View Residential & Nursing Care Home, Riverside Road (off Station Road)
2.00 pm onwards
For more information, see the web site of Brook View . . . HERE

Tuesday 24th September
Induction & Installation of Rev'd Andy Muckle as Vicar of St. Mary's parish church
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
7.30 pm ... further details from St. Mary's officers
For more on the work of St. Mary's ... and background biography of the new Vicar, see the July 2019 edition of the Parish Magazine . . . HERE

Wednesday 25th September
Quiz Night
Brook View Residential & Nursing Care Home, Riverside Road (off Station Road)
5.30 pm onwards
For more information, see the web site of Brook View . . . HERE

Thursday 26th September (provisional entry)
Writers' Study: new term starts!
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church of St. Mary's)
9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Why not try a new activity - or polish up an existing interest? If you are interested in writing you will enjoy this group. Writing can be fun - come along and get expert advice and share your passion with like-minded writers. See this page . . . HERE for contact details
 
Friday 27th September
Skate Park - demonstrations, lessons, suggestions invited!
Skate Park facility, Fryer Field (access via rear of Memorial Hall car park or across Fryer Field)
6.00 - 8.00 pm
To further the use and develop facilities on the Skate Park: there is a poster available for this event . . . HERE and for more, see the page on this site . . . HERE

Saturday 28th September
MP's 'Surgery' at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
10.00 am onwards (by appointment ONLY)
Book first with Constituency Office for an appointment: call 01425 541 087, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday (except Public Holidays)

October 2019:
Tuesday 1st October
Coffee Morning
Pinehurst Community Church, 90 Pinehurst Road
10.00 - 11.30 am
Join us for coffee and homemade cakes, you'll be sure of a warm welcome! Regular 'first Tuesday of the month' event, except August. For more on the work of this church, see their web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 2nd October
Carers Support Group
The Pavilion, Fryer Field (vehicle/pedestrian access via Bond Avenue - itself leading off Station Road; pedestrian access via walkway opposite parish church)
10.00 am - Noon
Regular 'first Wednesday of the month' event, provided by West Moors Group Practice - they will provide more detail: see the entry on this web site . . . HERE

Thursday 3rd October
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event - but
no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 3rd October
WI monthly meeting: Bees
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
Speaker: Debby Cruttenden
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE

Saturday 12th October (to be confirmed)
Coffee Morning
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.00 am - Noon
Home-made cakes & a raffle: a wonderful opportunity to meet friends and new people! For more on the work of this church & its community, see the web site . . . HERE

Monday 14th October
Horticultural Society: Illustrated Talk - " Spring in Japan ": speaker Rosemary LeGrand
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Wednesday 16th October
West Moors Flower Group: "A Touch of Glass" (speaker: Allison Finch)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]
 
Thursday 17th October
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 17th October
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the page on this web site . . . HERE

Saturday 19th October
"Bourne-2-Sing" Male Voice Choir
St. Mary's Church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
7.30 pm
Providing an evening of light-hearted entertainment, featuring 'evergreen', light and popular hit songs. The show is in aid of Pramacare and St. Mary's Church, West Moors. Tickets £8= (£4= children) from Chris Wilson 01202 890 098, Peter Dunning 01202 871 616 or Dixon Kelley Estate Agents or on the door. To follow events at St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church, follow this link . . . HERE

Thursday 24th October
Hobbies Day at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
2.00 - 4.30 pm
Just in time for the longer, darker evening! Come along and try something new - or just watch! All ages and abilities - or none. See the Library page . . . HERE, and contact the staff to find out more

Saturday 26th October
MP's 'Surgery' at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
10.00 am onwards (by appointment ONLY)
Book first with Constituency Office for an appointment: call 01425 541 087, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday (except Public Holidays)

Saturday 26th October
Horticultural Society: Coffee Morning
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.15 am
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
November 2019:
Saturday 2nd November (provisional entry)
Wessex Consort Choir - Music for Remembrance
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
[other detail as notified]

Tuesday 5th November
Coffee Morning
Pinehurst Community Church, 90 Pinehurst Road
10.00 - 11.30 am
Join us for coffee and homemade cakes, you'll be sure of a warm welcome! Regular 'first Tuesday of the month' event, except August. For more on the work of this church, see their web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 6th November
Carers Support Group
The Pavilion, Fryer Field (vehicle/pedestrian access via Bond Avenue - itself leading off Station Road; pedestrian access via walkway opposite parish church)
10.00 am - Noon
Regular 'first Wednesday of the month' event, provided by West Moors Group Practice - they will provide more detail: see the entry on this web site . . . HERE

Thursday 7th November
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 7th November
WI: Bazaar
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
[contact WI for details]
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE
Saturday 9th November (to be confirmed)
Coffee Morning
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.00 am - Noon
Home-made cakes & a raffle: a wonderful opportunity to meet friends and new people! For more on the work of this church & its community, see the web site . . . HERE

Sunday 10th November
Remembrance Sunday
Wednesday 20th November
West Moors Flower Group: "Strictly Flowers" (speaker: Martina Coleman)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]
 
Thursday 21st November
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 21st November
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the page on this web site . . . HERE

Saturday 23rd November
MP's 'Surgery' at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
10.00 am onwards (by appointment ONLY)
Book first with Constituency Office for an appointment: call 01425 541 087, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday (except Public Holidays)

Saturday 23rd November
Horticultural Society: Members lunch followed by Presentation of Cups and Trophies
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
1.00 pm
Members & Guests; for more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Friday 29th November (preliminary information)
Christmas Fayre: West Moors Middle School
Middle School, Heathfield Way
[times to be notified]
Preliminary information - based on the 'Lizard' February newsletter of the Friends of West Moors Middle School (FWMMS) entry 

December 2019:
Tuesday 3rd December
Coffee Morning
Pinehurst Community Church, 90 Pinehurst Road
10.00 - 11.30 am
Join us for coffee and homemade cakes, you'll be sure of a warm welcome! Regular 'first Tuesday of the month' event, except August. For more on the work of this church, see their web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 4th December
Carers Support Group
The Pavilion, Fryer Field (vehicle/pedestrian access via Bond Avenue - itself leading off Station Road; pedestrian access via walkway opposite parish church)
10.00 am - Noon
Regular 'first Wednesday of the month' event, provided by West Moors Group Practice - they will provide more detail: see the entry on this web site . . . HERE

Thursday 5th December
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 5th December (provisional entry)
Viva Voce Choir - Christmas Concert
St. Mary's parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
[other detail to be announced]

Thursday 5th December
WI Christmas Party
[details from WI officers: see link below]
Members & Guests
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE

Monday 9th December
Horticultural Society: Talk - " New and Exciting Plants for your Garden ": speaker Marcus Dancer
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Wednesday 11th December
West Moors Flower Group: "Spirit of Winter" (speaker: Angela Turner)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]
 
Saturday 14th December (to be confirmed)
Coffee Morning
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.00 am - Noon
Home-made cakes & a raffle: a wonderful opportunity to meet friends and new people! For more on the work of this church & its community, see the web site . . . HERE

Thursday 19th December
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.15 am
Starting around 10.15 am, and coffee or tea and biscuits are available. This is a time to meet and get to know the others: From around 10.45 am until Noon, there are a selection of well-known music and songs from bygone times to join in and enjoy (or just listen) and some other activities. [Regular 'first and third' Thursday of the month event -
but no events in August and check for holiday changes etc. For more detail, see this page . . . HERE]
Thursday 19th December
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the page on this web site . . . HERE

Wednesday 25th December: Christmas Day (Public Holiday)
Thursday 26th December: Boxing Day (Public Holiday) 

*~* 2020 *~*

January 2020:
Wednesday 1st January (2020): New Year's Day (Public Holiday)
Thursday 2nd January (2020)
WI: Social!
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
Members & Guests
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE
Tuesday 7th January (2020)
Coffee Morning
Pinehurst Community Church, 90 Pinehurst Road
10.00 - 11.30 am
Join us for coffee and homemade cakes, you'll be sure of a warm welcome! Regular 'first Tuesday of the month' event, except August. For more on the work of this church, see their web site . . . HERE

Monday 13th January (2020)
Horticultural Society: Illustrated Talk - " Hampshire Nature in Trust ": speaker Mike Read
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
Wednesday 15th January (2020)
West Moors Flower Group: Coffee Morning
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]

Thursday 16th January (2020)
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the page on this web site . . . HERE

February 2020:
Thursday 6th February
WI: regular monthly meeting - " Hillier Gardens through Spring & Summer "
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
All welcome: speaker John Coombes
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE
Wednesday 19th February
West Moors Flower Group: Annual General Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[These entries are taken from the Flower Group web page . . . HERE; for more information, and to check for last-minute changes etc., please refer to that page - or contact the Officers of the Group as listed.]

March 2020:
Thursday 5th March
WI: regular monthly meeting - " Exploring Quirky Dorset "
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
All welcome: speaker Jan Seal
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE
 
April 2020:
Thursday 2nd April
WI: Annual Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
Members
For more on the local Women's Institute, see their page on this web site . . . HERE
 
Good Friday: April 10th (Public Holiday)
Easter Day: April 12th
Easter Monday: April 13th (Public Holiday)
May 2020:
 
Early May Holiday / VE Day Remembrance Friday: May 8th (Public Holiday)

[NOTE: the first Bank/Public holiday of May this year has been 'moved forward' from the Monday it would 'normally' fall (4th) to accommodate the 'Victory in Europe: 75 years' anniversary commemorations.]

 
Spring Bank/Public Holiday: May 25th
'Victory in Europe' Remembrance events: 2020
[More information will appear here in due course]