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: 'special' events will appear below. All such events will be listed in 'What's On Soon' in the Community Information section. If you are unable to access details listed here, please contact the webmaster for the Community pages using this email link

*~* 2020 *~*

January 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. Printed diaries and calendars may not reflect this change as it came too late for many producers of such products. ]

Wednesday 29th January [ note change of day ] 
Dementia Action Group: routine meeting
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
7.00 pm [ note slightly earlier time & change of day ( they were Mondays )]
Regular meeting to discuss activities: anyone welcome to join and offer support. For more information, see the Action Group page on this web site which opens in a new window
 
February 2020:
Saturday 1st February 
Concert - " Warm up Winter ".
Francesco Iannuzzo and Daniela Ievolo: keyboard and saxophone duo

St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
3.00 pm 
The talented keyboard and saxophone duo will be leading another Saturday afternoon concert entitled: " Warm up winter " with a varied and exciting programme of music involving solo artists and the St. Martin's Gospel Choir. Tickets just £5= from St. Martin's or Brewer and Brewer or reserve on-line via the link below. 
For more detail, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site]
 
Saturday 1st February
Parish Barn Dance and Fish & Chip Supper
Memorial Hall, Station Road ( opposite parish church of St. Mary's )
7.30 pm
The first event of the year for St. Mary's is the very popular gathering in the Memorial Hall. This is a fun evening for all the family, young and old. Come along and join in or just sit back and enjoy the fun - and the supper!
Tickets are limited and usually sell out fast so please book early. Please bring your own drinks and glasses.
Tickets are £12= for adults and £6= for children: available from Chris Wilson 01202 890 098, Peter Dunning 01202 871 616 or from Dixon Kelley Estate Agents in Penn Court ( near the War Memorial ). The event supports the work of St. Mary's Church, West Moors and Macmillan Cancer Support.
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - which opens in a new window. ]
Monday 3rd February
Knit 'n' Natter
St. Mary's Church Hall ( attached to Church ), Station Road
2.00 pm
All are welcome! Tea/coffee, cake and conversation.
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - which opens in a new window. ]
Tuesday 4th February
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church
Tuesday 4th February
Harry Potter Night
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
4.00 - 5.30 pm
To celebrate Harry Potter Night the Library are holding a special event with lots of fun activities and adventures to be had! Please book ahead with the Library for this event. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or carer.
To see more about this event, other facilities available at your local Library, and to find contact details, then have a look at the West Moors Library page on this web site
[ As a point of interest, West Moors has a unique place in the 'Potterdom' universe; to find out why, see this page on an external web site ( opens in a new window ).]

Wednesday 5th February
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site, which opens in a new window.
[ For general information regarding the West Moors Group Practice, their web site has much more information: opens in a new window ]

Thursday 6th February
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
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 Institute, see this page (opens in a new window): West Moors: Women's Institute
Saturday 8th February
Meditation Group: St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Mary the Virgin Church Hall, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
10.00 am - Noon
A chance to enjoy some silence and guided meditation followed by coffee and cake. Regular 'second-Saturday-of-the-month' event. All are very welcome - both those who have experience of meditation and those who have never tried it before.
See the web site of St. Mary's for more about the work of our Parish Church

Saturday 8th February ( assumed correct - follow link 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!
See the St. Martin's URC web site (opens in a new window) for more information & latest information on the work of this church and its community

Saturday 8th February
Member of Parliament: advice/consultation surgery
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
10.00 am (onwards)
The local MP, Sir Chris Chope OBE MP will hold this 'surgery' at the local Library this Saturday morning; however, you must BOOK ahead before attending, by calling the Constituency office on 01425 541 087, between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm

Monday 10th February
Horticultural Society: Annual General Meeting & Illustrated talk:
" Planting & Growing Summer Bulbs ", speaker: Tim Woodland (Bulbs for sale)
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm [note slightly earlier time for an afternoon event]
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Monday 10th February
" Mountain Gorillas of Uganda & Kenya ": illustrated talk
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road, opposite Library)
2.30 pm
Speaker: Christopher Legrand. One in the ' Discovery Group ' series of illustrated talks - all welcome; £3= entry ( which includes tea/coffee and biscuits ).
To keep in touch with the work of St. Martin's and activities there please follow the link to their website

Tuesday 11th February
"Insights": Formation; finding The Divine and expressing faith through poetry.
St. Mary's Church Hall, Station Road (adjacent / attached to church)
7.30 - 9.00 pm
Rev'd Ruth Wells ... with drinks and nibbles and a time for fellowship together; all are welcome! Contact via St. Mary's web site for more detail.

Tuesday 18th February 
Mask making story and craft at the Library
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
2.30 - 4.00 pm
Join in the fun at the Library for this free event! Suitable for ages 6 to 12 years - BUT you need to book a place ahead of the event ... follow the link below to see more detail and how to contact the Library.
To see more about this event, other facilities available at your local Library, and to find contact details, then have a look at the West Moors Library page on this web site
 
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 West Moors Flower Group web page (opens in a new window). 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 20th February
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
Thursday 20th February
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 Guild, and to contact for further information, there is a page on this web site; and for the work of the TG nationwide, see this site UK Townswomen's Guild 
Monday 24th February
Dementia Awareness Session
St. Mary's Church Hall ( adjacent / attached to parish church ), Station Road ( opposite Memorial Hall )
10.30 am (onwards)
An opportunity to learn a little more about what dementia is - and is not. Helpful hints on understanding, responding and coping. Only takes approximately 50 minutes. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact the Revd. Lynne Morris on 01425 477 470 or see the web page on this web site that is dedicated to the local Dementia Action Group

Saturday 29th February
West Moors Flower Group: Annual General Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road ( opposite parish church )
[ This entry is taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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:
Tuesday 3rd March
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church
Wednesday 4th March ( to be confirmed )
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site, which opens in a new window.
[ For general information regarding the West Moors Group Practice, their web site has much more information: opens in a new window ]

Thursday 5th March (presumed correct - follow link to confirm) 
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library)
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
Thursday 5th March
Christian Aid: Soup Lunch
St. Mary's Church Hall (attached/adjacent St. Mary's parish church), Station Road
Noon - 1.30 pm
Soup, Bread, Fruit, Tea/Coffee - No Charge/No Booking required: donations to support the work of Christian Aid. All very welcome!
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - which opens in a new window. ]
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 Institute, see this page: West Moors: Women's Institute
Saturday 7th March
The FB Pocket Orchestra
Memorial Hall, Station Road ( opposite St. Mary's Parish Church )
7.30 pm
The fabulous FB Pocket Orchestra play Blues ... Ragtime ... Hot Jazz ... Songs: from the 1920s and 1930s. Tickets £8= from Dixon Kelley Estate Agents ( Penn Court ), or call 01202 871 616 or 01202 890 098. In support of St. Mary's Church, West Moors and Myra's Wells.

[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - opens in a new window. ]
Monday 9th March
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Plants & People of India's North East Frontier ", speaker: Thomas Clarke
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Saturday 14th March
Meditation Group: St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Mary the Virgin Church Hall, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
10.00 am - Noon
A chance to enjoy some silence and guided meditation followed by coffee and cake. Regular 'second-Saturday-of-the-month' event. All are very welcome - both those who have experience of meditation and those who have never tried it before.
See the web site of St. Mary's for more about the work of our Parish Church

Saturday 14th March ( presumed correct - follow link 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!
See the St. Martin's URC web site (opens in a new window) for more information & latest information on the work of this church and its community

Wednesday 18th March
West Moors Flower Group: " In House "
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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 March ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm ) 
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
Thursday 19th March
Christian Aid: Soup Lunch
St. Mary's Church Hall (attached/adjacent St. Mary's parish church), Station Road
Noon - 1.30 pm
Soup, Bread, Fruit, Tea/Coffee - No Charge/No Booking required: donations to support the work of Christian Aid. All very welcome!
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - which opens in a new window. ]
Thursday 19th March
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 Guild, and to contact for further information, there is a page on this web site; and for the work of the TG nationwide, see this site UK Townswomen's Guild
Saturday 28th March
Horticultural Society: Spring Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
1.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Sunday 29th March ( preliminary information )
Forget-Me-Not Service
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road ( opposite Memorial Hall )
3.00 pm
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - which opens in a new window. ]
Monday 30th March 
" Live Well - Dorset " session
Library, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road )
2.00 - 4.00 pm
Come along for this free advice session - lots of information available - an opportunity to have your blood pressure taken - have your BMI ( Body Mass Index ) worked out and much more. For more information and to book a place ( allow 10 minutes ) contact the Library - details are available on the Library web page on this web site.
 
April 2020:
Wednesday 1st April ( to be confirmed )
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site, which opens in a new window.
[ For general information regarding the West Moors Group Practice, their web site has much more information: opens in a new window ]

Thursday 2nd April ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm ) 
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
Thursday 2nd April
WI: Annual Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.15 pm
Members
For more on the local Institute, see this page: West Moors: Women's Institute
Monday 6th April
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Namibia and Botswana Odyssey ", speaker: Christopher Legrand
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Tuesday 7th April
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church
Good Friday: April 10th (Public Holiday)
Saturday 11th April ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
Meditation Group: St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Mary the Virgin Church Hall, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
10.00 am - Noon
A chance to enjoy some silence and guided meditation followed by coffee and cake. Regular 'second-Saturday-of-the-month' event. All are very welcome - both those who have experience of meditation and those who have never tried it before.
See the web site of St. Mary's for more about the work of our Parish Church

Easter Day: April 12th
Easter Monday: April 13th (Public Holiday)
 
Wednesday 15th April
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Kitchen Kapers "
Speaker: Michelle Davies
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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 April ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm ) 
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]
 
Thursday 16th April ( presumed correct - follow contact in link to confirm )
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 Guild, and to contact for further information, there is a page on this web site; and for the work of the TG nationwide, see this site UK Townswomen's Guild
Thursday 16th, Friday 17th and Saturday 18th April ( provisional entry )
West Moors Drama Society production: " A Tangled Web "
A Comedy by Donna Brightwell.
Memorial Hall, Station Road ( opposite parish church )
[ Times to be notified ( evening usually ): in the meantime, keep an eye on the Drama Society web site ]

May 2020:
'Victory in Europe' Remembrance events: 2020
[More information will appear here in due course]
Tuesday 5th May
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church
Wednesday 6th May ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site, which opens in a new window.
[ For general information regarding the West Moors Group Practice, their web site has much more information: opens in a new window ]

Thursday 7th May ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]

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.]

Friday 8th May ( 75th anniversary: VE - Day ) 
75th Anniversary Service & events ... VE ( Victory in Europe ) Day
St. Mary the Virgin parish church & the Memorial Hall ( both Station Road )
Service at St. Mary's: 2.45 pm: Afternoon tea and music at adjacent Memorial Hall: 3.45 pm
Tickets for these events are free from the Council Office on a 'first come, first served' basis ... contact the Office in Park Way (behind Tesco Express)
[ On 8th May, 1945 at 3.00 pm the fighting in Europe in World War Two ended. To commemorate this important event, the Parish Council are organising the above events. Contact the Parish Office for more detail. ]

Saturday 9th May ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
Meditation Group: St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Mary the Virgin Church Hall, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
10.00 am - Noon
A chance to enjoy some silence and guided meditation followed by coffee and cake. Regular 'second-Saturday-of-the-month' event. All are very welcome - both those who have experience of meditation and those who have never tried it before.
See the web site of St. Mary's for more about the work of our Parish Church

Saturday 9th May
Horticultural Society: Plant Sale
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Saturday 9th May ( preliminary information ) 
Dorset Police Male Voice Choir
Memorial Hall, Station Road ( opposite parish church )
More details as and when available ]
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - opens in a new window. ] 
Monday 11th - Sunday 17th May
Dementia Action Week
[ Local events, where known, will appear here and on the West Moors Dementia Action Group web page ( which opens in a new window ). ]
For National events co-ordinated by the Alzheimer's Society, see the appropriate web source on their site ( opens in a new window )

Thursday 21st May ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]

Thursday 21st May ( presumed correct - follow contact in link to confirm )
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 Guild, and to contact for further information, there is a page on this web site; and for the work of the TG nationwide, see this site UK Townswomen's Guild
Spring Bank/Public Holiday: May 25th
 
Saturday 30th May (note day of week!)
West Moors Flower Group: Club Show " Darling Buds of May "
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am onwards - for much of day ( to be updated )
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]
June 2020:
Tuesday 2nd June
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church
Wednesday 3rd June ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site, which opens in a new window.
[ For general information regarding the West Moors Group Practice, their web site has much more information: opens in a new window ]

Thursday 4th June ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]

Saturday 6th June (preliminary information) 
Sturts Farm - Barn on the Farm 2020
Sturts Farm, Three Cross Road (on the way out of the village heading north)
(times and other detail to be announced) 
Saturday 6th June ( preliminary information )
The Song Birds in St. Mary's Church
[ No other information available ]
[ For more information about this event ... and the work of the parish church of St. Mary's, see their web site, which is full of useful news; use either "Upcoming Events" or the latest Parish Magazine - opens in a new window. ]
Saturday 13th June ( presumed correct - follow link below to confirm )
Meditation Group: St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Mary the Virgin Church Hall, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
10.00 am - Noon
A chance to enjoy some silence and guided meditation followed by coffee and cake. Regular 'second-Saturday-of-the-month' event. All are very welcome - both those who have experience of meditation and those who have never tried it before.
See the web site of St. Mary's for more about the work of our Parish Church

Saturday 13th June ( presumed correct - follow link below 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!
See the St. Martin's URC web site (opens in a new window) for more information & latest information on the work of this church and its community

Monday 15th June
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Mountains & Valleys of Yunnan ", speaker: Russell Beeson
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Wednesday 17th June
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Touch of Vintage "
Speaker: Katie Baxter
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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 18th June ( presumed correct - follow link to confirm )
'Community Sing-a-long'
St. Martin's URC, Station Road ( corner with Moorlands Road/opposite Library )
10.30 am
Starting around 10.30 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, follow this link - which opens in a new window - United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site ]

Thursday 18th June ( presumed correct - follow contact in link to confirm )
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 Guild, and to contact for further information, there is a page on this web site; and for the work of the TG nationwide, see this site UK Townswomen's Guild
July 2020:
Saturday 4th July ( preliminary information )
West Moors " Farmival 2020 "
Gullivers Farm, Shop & Kitchen, Station Road (on road north out of the village)
BH22 0JG
Noon 12.30 - 4.30 pm 
West Moors ' Farmival ' is built around supporting and fundraising for local charities. These beneficiaries will be notified nearer the time of the event. Live music, local music, local producers with local food! A fantastic day for all the family - bring your friends along. Keep and eye on the Sturts Farm Community web site for more information
Saturday 11th July ( preliminary information )
Westival 2020
Fryer Field, access off Station Road / Bond Avenue
Noon - 4.00 pm
This will be the fourth community event hosted by the Parish Council. Entry 50 p per person - same as last year, but bigger & better!
[ other information as / when available - this entry based on Minutes of the Council & Facebook notification in October 2019 ]

Wednesday 15th July
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Foam Free "
Speaker: Pip Bensley
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]
Sunday 19th July ( provisional - see text below ) 
Garden open for charity
Cottesmore Farm, Newman Lane (access off Station Road, junction near Sturts Farm): post code = BH22 0LW
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Home-made teas. Refreshments in aid of Cats Protection. Admission: £5.00= for adults, accompanied children free: contact [ email ] the owners for further information and to discuss special access requirements.

[ Entry based on information from the National Garden Scheme website: may be altered nearer the time - always check with venue to make sure there are no last-minute changes and to arrange for special facilities such as disability access. Several other gardens are open in the local area during the year - use the link for the National Garden Scheme to find more. ]
 
Sunday 26th July ( provisional - see text below ) 
Garden open for charity
Cottesmore Farm, Newman Lane (access off Station Road, junction near Sturts Farm): post code = BH22 0LW
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Home-made teas. Refreshments in aid of Cats Protection. Admission: £5.00= for adults, accompanied children free: contact [ email ] the owners for further information and to discuss special access requirements.

[ Entry based on information from the National Garden Scheme website: may be altered nearer the time - always check with venue to make sure there are no last-minute changes and to arrange for special facilities such as disability access. Several other gardens are open in the local area during the year - use the link for the National Garden Scheme to find more. ]
 
August 2020:
Sunday 9th August ( provisional - see text below ) 
Garden open for charity
Cottesmore Farm, Newman Lane (access off Station Road, junction near Sturts Farm): post code = BH22 0LW
2.00 - 5.00 pm
Home-made teas. Refreshments in aid of Cats Protection. Admission: £5.00= for adults, accompanied children free: contact [ email ] the owners for further information and to discuss special access requirements.

[ Entry based on information from the National Garden Scheme website: may be altered nearer the time - always check with venue to make sure there are no last-minute changes and to arrange for special facilities such as disability access. Several other gardens are open in the local area during the year - use the link for the National Garden Scheme to find more.]
 
Saturday 29th August
Horticultural Society: Summer Show
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
1.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
Late Summer Holiday: August 31st (Public Holiday)
September 2020:
Wednesday 2nd September ( provisional - see text below ) 
Garden open
Brook View Care Home, Riverside Road ( junction off Station Road opposite Centenary Place: post code = BH22 0LQ )
11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Home-made teas. Teas in the morning; cream teas in afternoon. Payment by donation ( Adult £3.50, accompanied children free )
[ Entry based on information from the National Garden Scheme website: may be altered nearer the time - always check with venue to make sure there are no last-minute changes and to arrange for special facilities such as disability access. Several other gardens are open in the local area during the year - use the link for the National Garden Scheme to find more.] 
For more information, see the Brook View web site
 
Sunday 6th September ( provisional - see text below ) 
Garden open
Brook View Care Home, Riverside Road ( junction off Station Road opposite Centenary Place: post code = BH22 0LQ )
11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Home-made teas. Teas in the morning; cream teas in afternoon. Payment by donation ( Adult £3.50, accompanied children free )
[ Entry based on information from the National Garden Scheme website: may be altered nearer the time - always check with venue to make sure there are no last-minute changes and to arrange for special facilities such as disability access. Several other gardens are open in the local area during the year - use the link for the National Garden Scheme to find more.]
For more information, see the Brook View web site
 
Monday 14th September
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Exploring the Dorset Stour ", speaker: John Combes
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society 
Wednesday 16th September
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Miss Potter and Friends "
Speaker: Elizabeth Witcomb
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]
October 2020:
Monday 12th October
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Gardens of the Rich and Famous ", speaker: David Moon
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society 
Wednesday 21st October
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Inspirational "
Speaker: Emily Broomhead
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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 31st October
Horticultural Society: Coffee Morning
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.15 am
For more about the Society, visit the page - opens in a new window - on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
November 2020:
Sunday 8th November
Remembrance Parade & Service (provisional information)
Parade down Station Road, through the shopping centre, with Service at the War Memorial on The Petwyn
10.30 am (parade proceeds down Station Road from Riverside Road assembly), with Service beginning 10.50 am (2 minute silence at 11.00 am).
See the panel at the head of the 'News and Information' page on this web site. Roads are closed for safety and dignity of the service

Wednesday 11th November
 + + + Armistice Day + + +
Two-minute silence at 11.00 am 
Wednesday 18th November
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Lumiere "
Speaker: Denise Jones
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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 21st 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 Horticultural Society web page on this site - opens in a new window 
December 2020:
Wednesday 9th December ( note date - earlier in month than normal )
West Moors Flower Group: presentation " Christmas Carols "
Speaker: Julie Jeans
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]
Monday 14th December
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Gardening for wildlife ", speaker: Alan Edmondson
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society - opens in a new window 
Friday 25th December: Christmas Day (Public Holiday)
Saturday 26th December: Boxing Day
Monday 28th December: Bank Holiday in lieu of 26th (Public Holiday)

*~* 2021 *~*

January 2021:
Friday 1st January (2021): New Year's Day (Public Holiday) 
Monday 11th January (2021)
Horticultural Society: Illustrated talk:
" Wonderful Water Gardens ", speaker: Mike Webber
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.30 pm
For more about the Society, visit the page on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society - opens in a new window 
Wednesday 20th January (2021)
West Moors Flower Group: Coffee Morning
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]
February 2021:
Wednesday 17th Febuary (2021)
West Moors Flower Group: Annual General Meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
10.00 am
[ These entries are taken from the West Moors Flower Group web page - this is an external site which opens in a new window. ]
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.]