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party event
Henstridge Summer Festival

Saturday 27 July, 11am til late at the Rec

Live music, stalls, prosecco bar, circus skills arena, a GB Olympic BMX star, international Skateboarding star Daryl Dominguez, mural painting, open mic, graffiti boards, children's story teller, dog agility, blues band, dance act, WI tea and cake, companion dog show, beer tent, classic cars, produce show, retro games, food vendors, fire eaters.....finishing with a disco in the evening.
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scarecrow event
Festival Scarecrow Competition

Competition for the best 'Festival Scarecrow' to win the 'Henstridge Festival Scarecrow Winner' Silver Cup

Entry fee is only £1
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cake event
Henstridge Summer Festival - cakes!

Saturday 27 July, by 11am at the Rec

For all you cake makers out there!

You are invited to bring along your festival themed cakes, large or small. What about a clown themed cake or one in the shape of a bouncy castle?!

Bring them along on the day by 11am and they will be judged and then handed over to the WI ladies and used for the vintage tea party
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dogs event
Companion Dog Show, Henstridge Festival

Open to all, this companion dog show is a fun event for both pedigree and mutts alike.

Classes are in 2 categories. Pedigree Classes, for those dogs which are registered with the kennel club, start at midday. The fun Novelty Classes are for everyone else.

Registration opens at 11am, entry is £1 per class, judging from 12 noon.
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litter event
Litter Pick - help keep Henstridge tidy!

Saturday 3 August, 10-12am

Come and help spruce up the main routes around the village.  

Meet at the Village Hall to collect equipment and the obligatory Hi Viz, and sign your individual Risk Assessment forms.

Refreshments to be served afterwards
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music event
Church Concert

A concert will be held in Henstridge church on 31 August at 6pm

A programme of recorder and vocal music will be performed by a talented young musician from Wells music school, Felicity Lennard, and the Hungarian soprano Maria Marton.

Wine and nibbles available in the interval.

Free entry, with a retiring collection in aid of church funds.
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u3a event
Blackmore Vale U3A: Open Day

Tuesday 3 September, 2:30 - 4:30, Village Hall

Come & see what we do

Tea & cake provided
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cameo event
Come And Meet Each Other

Meets first Tuesday each month at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.  All welcome.

Village Hall notices

Village Hall events


film event
Village Hall Film Night:

Sunday 13 January: Mamma Mia - Here we go again
Sunday 10 March: Swimming with Men
Sunday 12 May: Stan & Ollie

Doors open 7pm, film starts 7:30.

Tickets available at £6 from Malcolm (01963) 363380 or Ros (01963) 363016.


film event
Village Hall Film Night:

Sunday 13 January: Mamma Mia - Here we go again
Sunday 10 March: Swimming with Men
Sunday 12 May: Stan & Ollie

Doors open 7pm, film starts 7:30.

Tickets available at £6 from Malcolm (01963) 363380 or Ros (01963) 363016.


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Village Hall bookings: Please refer to Clubs page for booking contact details.


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