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 *~*

October 2019:
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 the United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site.]

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 Townswomen's Guild page on this web site.

Friday 18th October 
Spanish Evening at Brook View
Brook View Residential & Care Home, Riverside Road (access from Station Rd)
5.30 pm
For more information, see the Brook View web site
 
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 the church, follow this link: St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church.

Sunday 20th October 
Community "Litter Pick": West Moors
Parish Office (assembly point), Park Way (behind Tesco)
11.00 am
The Council recently issued a litter leaflet (available from the Parish Office or Library) asking for help in keeping our village streets clean of unwanted waste. On this day, our local volunteer litter warden and parish staff will plan a 'pick' to maximise the available volunteers. To make preliminary arrangements, please advise the Parish Office by October 14th that you will attend.
 
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, 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
Tombola ... Raffle ... Cakes ... and more! For more on the Society, visit the Horticultural Society web site 
Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th October
" Crafty Half-Term " (Library activity for youngsters)
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
2.00 - 4.30 pm

Drop-in craft, art, activity sessions for children (up to age 8); for more detail, call in at the Library or call them on 01202 873 272. There is a dedicated page to cover Library events on this web site: West Moors Library
November 2019:
Saturday 2nd November 
Wessex Vocal Consort Choir - Music for Remembrance
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road (opposite Memorial Hall)
7.30 pm
Conducted by Andrew King: a selection of English Choral Treasures - Elgar, Parry, Harris, Stanford, Stansfield. Tickets - Adults £8=, Children £4=, from Dixon Kelley (Estate Agents), Penn Court or 01202 890 098 or 01202 871 616 or on the door. In aid of St. James' Mission, Zimbabwe & St. Mary's church. [other detail as notified]

Monday 4th November 
"Knit 'n' Natter
St. Mary's Church Hall, Station Road
2.00 pm
A group of happy knitters will be producing angels for Christmas; come along and join this group - all welcome!
 
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.
Use the Pinehurst Community Church web site for more information and latest news.
 
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site.

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 the United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site.]

Thursday 7th November
WI: Bazaar
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
[contact WI for details]
See the page on this web site Women's Institute for more information.
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!
See the St. Martin's URC web site for more information & latest information on the work of this church and its community.

+ + + Remembrance Sunday + + +
Sunday 10th November
Remembrance Parade & Service
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.

Sunday 10th November
"Songs of Praise & Joy": joint service / Churches Together
St. Martin's URC, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
3.00 pm
[other detail to be advised]

Monday 11th November
Dementia Action Group - routine meeting
Library, Station Road (corner with Moorlands Road)
7.15 pm
There is a page relating to the work of this group Dementia Action Group on this web site.

Sunday 17th November 
"Forget-me-not" service
St. Mary the Virgin parish church, Station Road
3.00 pm
More detail as available 
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; 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 to Saturday 23rd November
" Murder on Cue": West Moors Drama Society production
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church / ample parking)
Evening - times to be notified
Booking and other details to be notified: for information, when available, see the West Moors Drama web site. 
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 the United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site.]

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 Townswomen's Guild page on this web site.
 
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 Horticultural Society web page on this site.
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 

Saturday 30th November 
St. Anthony's Church Christmas Fayre
St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, 8 Pinehurst Road (vehicle/pedestrian access off Woolslope Road)
[For other details, see the St. Anthony's web site]
 
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 this web site . . . Pinehurst Community Church
 
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 Carers Support Group entry on this web site.
 
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 the United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site.]

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 the page on this web site . . . West Moors: Women's Institute
 
Friday 6th December (provisional information) 
"Carols on the Petwyn": West Moors Christmas Fair & Concert
Procession down Station Road - then Service & other events around The Petwyn
Evening ... timings to be announced but usually 6.30 pm onwards
This is an annual community events - organised by and contributing to the local Youth Club. There is a page on this web site . . . Christmas Fair with background information
 
Saturday 7th December (preliminary information) 
St. Mary's parish church: Christmas Bazaar
[ more detail as available ]
 
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 page on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society
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 West Moors: Flower Group web page (external site); 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.]
 
Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December
West Moors Singers: Christmas performances
St. Anthony's Church Hall, Pinehurst Road (vehicle access from Woolslope Rd)
Matinee and evening performances (to be announced)
See the web site for West Moors Singers, for latest information 
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 United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site
 
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 the United Reformed Church (St. Martin's) web site.]

Thursday 19th December
Townswomen's Guild: routine monthly meeting
Memorial Hall, Station Road (opposite parish church)
2.00 - 4.00 pm
For more on the work of the local and national TG, see the Townswomen's Guild page on this web site.
 
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 Institute, see this page: West Moors: Women's Institute
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 this web site Pinehurst Community Church 
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 page on this site West Moors: Horticultural Society 
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 West Moors Flower Group web page. 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 this site UK Townswomen's Guild

February 2020:
Saturday 1st February (provisional entry) 
Parish Barn Dance and Fish & Chip Supper
[Other details as available] 
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: West Moors: Women's Institute
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. 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 Institute, see this page: West Moors: Women's Institute
Saturday 7th March (preliminary entry)
The FB Pocket Orchestra
St. Mary's Parish Church
[More details as available] 
April 2020:
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
 
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]
June 2020:
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) 
July 2020:
Saturday 4th July (preliminary information)
West Moors " Farmival 2020 "
Gullivers Farm, Shop & Kitchen, Station Road
From Noon
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 ]

August 2020:
( Public Holiday information to be entered )