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BRAMBLE BEARS PLAYGROUP 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Bramble Bears Playgroup, which uses Ashwellthorpe Village Hall, will be celebrating its 50TH ANNIVERSARY at the Village Hall from 11.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. on SATURDAY 28 APRIL 2018. The celebration will include refreshments, Bramble Bears Hunt, Anniversary Display, Celebration cake, village memories and a Raffle.

If your child attends/attended Bramble Bears (formerly Ashwellthorpe Playgroup/Preschool) or you know anyone who does/did OR you live in or around Ashwellthorpe – please contact Bramble Bears to lend your memories/photos/memorabilia so we can make a Community 50th Anniversary display board of the village playgroup. Contact the Chair – Lindsay – or drop into Playgroup – Session times are 9 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

CHURCH SERVICES in ASHWELLTHORPE and FUNDENHALL – APRIL & MAY 2018

The dates and times of the services in All Saints’Church, Ashwellthorpe, and St Nicholas Church, Fundenhall, can now be seen on the Community Information > Churches pages

SHUFFLEBOARD INTERNATIONAL – UK vs CANADA, NORWAY & UNITED STATES

The international Shuffleboard Match between UK, Canada, Norway and United States of America to be held at St Andrew’s Hall in Norwich from Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 April 2018, will feature four members of the Ashwellthorpe Shuffleboard club in the UK team – Alan Dawson, Rosemary Lee, Gordon Robbie and Liz Saunders. The Ashwellthorpe club closed on Wednesday 14 March this year, so this will be the last time Ashwellthorpe members will feature in this International match.

ASHWELLTHORPE GARDENING CLUB – APRIL 2018 MEETING

The April meeting of Ashwellthorpe Gardening Club will be on SUNDAY 8 APRIL from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m. and will take the form of a visit to the garden of Richard Hobbs and Sally Ward at Witton Lane Seeds, 16 Witton Lane, Little Plumstead, NR13 5DL Richard Hobbs was the speaker at the February meeting of the Club and the garden is open as part of the National Gardens Scheme, with light refreshments being served.

Admission will be paid by the Gardening Club for all members who renew their subscription for 2018; otherwise it will be £3.00 for non-members.

FILM NIGHT at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL SATURDAY 24 MARCH 2018

The next film showing at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall-in conjunction with Village Screen and Creative Arts East – is “GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN” at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 24 March 2018. Doors Open at 7.00 p.m. Tickets available in advance cost £4.00 from Box Office 01508 481712, on the door price is £5.00 Refreshments available. More details about the film can be seen on the Events Calendar

COFFEE MORNING and BOOK SALE at ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, ASHWELLTHORPE – SATURDAY 21 APRIL 2018

A pleasant morning could be spent by visiting the Coffee Morning and Second Hand Book Sale at All Saints’ Church in Ashwellthorpe, starting at 10.00 a.m. Home-made cakes and other refreshments will be available.

TABLE TOP and CRAFT SALE at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL

SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018 – 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Another date not to forget is tomorrow’s Table Top and Craft Sale at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall in aid of the charity Bloodwise. Also with Refreshments, Raffle and Lucky Dip

CASH BINGO at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL

DON’T FORGET – Tonight, Friday 16 March 2018

sees another Cash Bingo night with Ronnie as the Caller. Doors open at 7.00 p.m. wih EYES DON at 8.00 p.m.

FREE SOUTH NORFOLK INFORMATION SESSIONS

Pick n Mix Bitesize learning poster

Information sessions organised by South Norfolk District Council to help residents make the most of the skills present within their community are being held on the last Thursday of each month until 28 June 2018. The next Session will be on Thursday 22 February 2018 from 6.30 to 9.00 p.m. at The Countryman,Tasburgh. The focus for this meeting will be “Running Effective Meetings”. Click on to poster above for details of how to enrol and for session subjects and venues.

ASHWELLTHORPE WEATHER DATA – JANUARY 2018

The Ashwellthorpe weather data for the month of January 2018 has now been posted and can be seen on the Leisure > Ashwellthorpe Weather Data page