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
December 2018:
Wednesday 12th December
West Moors Flower Group: " A Lot of Sparkle " (presentation)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
A presentation given by Jo Richards.
[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 13th December
A Christmas Concert - the Viva Voce Chorus
St. Mary's Church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
7.30 pm
An evening of joyous Christmas songs including carols and traditional favourites: all intended to lift the spirits and get you in the mood for Christmas. Tickets £8= for adults, £4= for children - available from Chris Wilson 01202 890 098, Peter Dunning 01202 871 616 or the School Shop (Station Road, just down from the Co-op/PO) or on the door. In support of St. Mary's Parish Church & The Bible Society.
For more information, see the web site of St. Mary's parish church (look at the 'December/January 2018/2019 Parish Magazine) . . . HERE

Sunday 16th December 
Nativity Service
Pinehurst Community Church, 90, Pinehurst Road
10.00 am
See the web site for the Pinehurst Community Church . . . HERE

Sunday 16th December
Christmas Carol Service
St. Anthony's RC church, 8, Pinehurst Road (vehicle access from Woolslope Road)
3.00 pm
To keep an eye on events at this church, view their weekly Newsletter via this link . . . HERE

Sunday 16th December 
Carols by Candlelight
Pinehurst Community Church, 90, Pinehurst Road
4.30 pm
See the web site for the Pinehurst Community Church . . . HERE
 
Wednesday 19th December
" Christmas Gala "
Brook View Residential & Nursing Care Home, Riverside Road
From Noon
All are very welcome to join us for our Christmas Gala with Drinks Reception at Noon, followed by a Christmas Lunch at 12.30 pm. Entertainment by 'Puss in Boots' - Pantomime at 2.30 pm and Raffle. £10= per guest. All proceeds to Naomi House. To book a place, ask at Brook View reception, or call .... 01202 891 333
Web site for Brook View . . . HERE
 
Wednesday 19th December
"Carols by Candlelight"
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Rd/opposite Library)
6.30 pm
Followed by coffee and mince pies in the hall. For more detail about St. Martin's church, follow this link . . . HERE

Thursday 20th December 
Christmas 'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road, on corner with Moorlands Road (opposite Library)
10.30 am (until around midday)
Come and join 40 - 50 folk who will have fun at this festive event - meet new friends over a cup of tea or coffee: if you don't want to sing - just listen and enjoy! For more detail, follow this link . . . HERE

Thursday 20th December (provisional - check with organiser)
Townswomen's Guild (TG) meeting/presentation
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church of St. Mary's)
2.00 pm
Regular 'third Thursday in month' meeting; see the entry for the TWG on this web site . . . HERE
 
Sunday 23rd December
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
6.00 pm
The traditional service of well-known Christmas Carols and bible readings. Parking available in the Memorial Hall car park

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


*~* 2019 *~*

January 2019:
New Year's Day: Tuesday 1st January (2019) (Holiday)
Thursday 3rd January (2019)
WI Social
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
For more detail - and to see what the WI can offer, see their web page . . . HERE
 
Monday 14th January (2019)
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk ... "The Shady Garden"
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm

Speaker: Alan Edmondson
For more detail about the Horticultural Society, visit the page on this site . . . HERE
Wednesday 16th January (2019)
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 17th January (2019) (Provisional entry - check with organiser)
Townswomen's Guild (TG) meeting/presentation
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church of St. Mary's)
2.00 pm
Regular 'third Thursday in month' meeting; see the entry for the TWG on this web site . . . HERE
 
Monday 21st January
" Around the Horn " (illustrated talk)
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Rd/opposite Library)
2.30 pm
Mike Gibson presents this talk in the St. Martin's 'Discovery Group' series: entry costs £3=, which includes refreshments after the presentation. For more detail, see the web site of the URC . . . HERE

Thursday 24th January
Writers' Study: new term starts!
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church of St. Mary's)
9.00 am - 1.00 pm
It's a New Year - 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

Saturday 26th January
Coffee Morning: Horticultural Society
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.15 am
Tombola - Raffle - Cakes - and more! For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE

February 2019:
Saturday 2nd February (2019)
Parish Barn Dance and Fish & Chip Supper
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
7.30 pm
An annual event: TICKET ONLY! £12= for adults, £6= for children under 12 - from Chris Wilson 01202 890 098, Peter Dunning 01202 871 616 or the School Shop, Station Road - just down from the Co-op/PO. This entry based on information gleaned from St. Mary's parish magazine - see their web site to keep up to date . . . HERE

Thursday 7th February (2019)
WI presentation: "Epic Expeditions - Mayhem, Mutiny & Murder"; speaker Shirley Critchley
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
For more detail - and to see what the WI can offer, see their web page . . . HERE
 
Monday 11th February
Horticultural Society: Talk - " Woodcarving and Stick Making ": speaker Mike Tuck
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Wednesday 20th February (2019)
West Moors Flower Group: Annual General Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
Members/Guests.
[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 2019:
Thursday 7th March
WI presentation: "Surviving the House that sat down"; speaker Alice May
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
For more detail - and to see what the WI can offer, see their web page . . . HERE
 
Saturday 9th March (preliminary entry / based on limited information)
FB Pocket Orchestra - concert
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
[ other detail as available - keep an eye on the web site (and the linked parish magazine there) for more detail . . . HERE ]

Monday 11th March
Horticultural Society: Illustrated Talk - " The National Garden Scheme ": speaker David Moon
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
Saturday 23rd March
Horticultural Society: Spring Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
1.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
April 2019:
Thursday 4th April
WI Annual General Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
For more detail - and to see what the WI can offer, see their web page . . . HERE
 
Monday 8th April
Horticultural Society: Annual General Meeting - and Illustrated Talk - " Mountains and Valleys of Yunnan " - speaker Russell Beeson
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Thursday 18th April (provisional - to be confirmed)
Annual Public (Parish) Meeting
St. Anthony's RC Church Hall, Pinehurst Road (vehicle access off Woolslope Rd)
[time to be announced - usually early evening for a couple of hours]
This is an 'open' meeting where the work of the Parish Council is presented to the community. Refreshments will be provides - and a speaker is (usually) available, though at this entry date (October 2018), detail is not available. To see the Minutes of the 2018 meeting, which gives a good idea of what goes on, see this link . . . HERE (pdf document)

Good Friday (Public Holiday): 19th April
Easter Day: Sunday 21st April
Easter Monday (Public Holiday): 22nd April
May 2019:
Thursday 2nd May (provisional / more information to be published)
Elections to the two new 'unitary' councils across Dorset following re-organisation
Polling Stations - as notified by Polling Card
[times to be advised]
A 'Dorset-wide' vote for two councils covering the areas formerly covered by Dorset County Council, the various District Councils and the Boroughs of Bournemouth and Poole.

Saturday 4th May
Horticultural Society: Plant Sale
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE
Early May Holiday: Monday 6th May
Saturday 11th May (provisional entry based on little information)
Dianne Tomkins & Friends in Concert
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
[time to be advised]
[other detail to be advised; based on early entry in the St. Mary's parish magazine]

Thursday 16th May (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
 
Spring Holiday: Monday 27th May
June 2019:
Saturday 1st June (preliminary entry - based on Facebook entry)
" Barn on the Farm "
The Barn, Sturts Farm, West Moors Road (north out of the village)
6.30 - 10.30 pm
See the Facebook page for Sturts Farm to keep an eye on this event: more will be entered here when available.

Monday 10th June
Horticultural Society: Illustrated Talk - " The Hedgehog Dilemma ": speaker Colin Varndale
Also: Members Rose Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
July 2019:
Saturday 13th July (preliminary entry - may be changed)
Community event [provisionally entitled "Westival"] - organised by the Parish Council
Fryer Field, entrance off Bond Avenue & Station Road
(Formerly the West Moors 'Multi-Activity Day' [MAD]): the focus will be on music and activities. Money raised will be donated to " Amelia's Rainbow "; other detail to be announced as available - potential exhibitors may contact the parish office (01202 861 044, office@westmoors-pc.gov.uk) for more information)

Sunday 21st July (preliminary entry/based on web site entry)
Garden Open for Charity: Cottesmore Farm (BH22 0LW)
Cottesmore Farm, Newmans Lane (access via Three Cross Road to north of village)
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Garden of over and acre, created from scratch over 20 years. Refreshments, including Home-made teas available - in aid of Cats Protection. Admission £4= for adults, child free. For much more information, follow this link . . . HERE

Sunday 28th July (preliminary entry/based on web site entry) 
Garden Open for Charity: Cottesmore Farm (BH22 0LW)
Cottesmore Farm, Newmans Lane (access via Three Cross Road to north of village)
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Garden of over and acre, created from scratch over 20 years. Refreshments, including Home-made teas available - in aid of Cats Protection. Admission £4= for adults, child free. For much more information, follow this link . . . HERE
 
August 2019:
Sunday 4th August (preliminary entry/based on web site entry) 
Garden Open for Charity: Cottesmore Farm (BH22 0LW)
Cottesmore Farm, Newmans Lane (access via Three Cross Road to north of village)
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Garden of over and acre, created from scratch over 20 years. Refreshments, including Home-made teas available - in aid of Cats Protection. Admission £4= for adults, child free. For much more information, follow this link . . . HERE
 
Wednesday 14th August (preliminary entry - based on little information)
Bourne-2-Sing Male Voice Choir
St. Mary's Parish Church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
[time to be advised]
[ other detail as available - keep an eye on the web site (and the linked parish magazine there) for more detail . . . HERE ]

Saturday 24th August
Horticultural Society: Summer Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
1.30 pm
For more on the Society, visit the web page on this site . . . HERE 
Late Summer Bank Holiday Monday (Public Holiday): 26th August (to be confirmed)

 
September 2019:
Sunday 1st September (preliminary entry, based on web site information)
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

Wednesday 4th September (preliminary entry, based on web site information) 
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
 
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 
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
 

 
October 2019:
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
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 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
 
December 2019:
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
 

*~* 2020 *~*

January 2020:

Monday 13th January
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 
February 2020: