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St Nectan's Church - Welcombe

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 What’s on

March  2018

5th   Welcombe Lunch Club , Village Hall cancelled
13th Meddon & Welcome WI 2pm Welcombe Village Hall
17th St Patrick’s Day. England-Ireland on the big screen at the Smithy!!
17th Games & Skittles in the Village Hall 7-9pm
19th  Lunch Club Village Hall
20th  Film Club Village Hall 7.30pm Film shorts & ‘The Party’
24/25th Bee-keeping course at Nectan’s Meadow
25th  Palm Sunday Service, meet at the Village Hall for donkey procession, service followed by refreshments
30th Wine & Wisdom Meddon Village Hall 7.30pm
31st Easter Ceildh in the Village Hall


Sunday 1st April  9.30am Easter Sunday Service at St Nectan’s Welcombe
4th Sewing Group Walk , see poster inside
9th Lunch Club
14th  Games & Skittles evening , Village Hall 7.00-9.00pm
17th  Film Club, programme tba
23rd   Lunch club
Thursday April 26th 7.30pm Annual General Meeting of the PCC , for election of PCC members and Church Wardens. Welcombe Church


8th Meddon & Welcombe WI Village Hall 7.30pm
14th Lunch Club
12th  Games & Skittles evening , Village Hall 7.00-9.00pm
29th Film Club, date & programme tba


1st  Children’s playgroup visit to Nectans Meadow


Full details of events at Meddon Village Hall, Keep Fit, Pilates , Morsbagging etc can be found on the Meddon website: 

Please find collection boxes in the back of the church or please give to Sheila Wade, Helen Bence or Lynda Yeomans for these very good causes

Weekly Events :

Monday  Bell-ringing  at the Church from 7.30-9pm
Monday  6.30-7.45 Qui Gong & Daoist Martial arts in the Village Hall
Monday  Men’s Skittles at the Village Hall in the evening
Tuesday  10.00 am Yoga    
Tuesday    Short Mat Bowls at Morwenstow Village Hall 7.30pm
Wednesday   Stitch and Sew group at Village Hall 10am-12 mid-day
Wednesday     Welcombe Bridge Club 7 -9.30pm Village Hall
Thursday     Evening Yoga in the Village Hall
Friday      7.00 -8.15 Qui Gong & Daoist Martial Arts in the Village hall
Friday      9.30-1130 am Children’s Playgroup

The Mobile Library is only monthly now, & is at the Smithy 1445-1530 on the third Tuesday, timetable on the County Council website

Quarterly Collection: 

Our next quarterly collection is for water aid.  Please give to this very worthy charity, please see posters, leaflets and collection box in church transit or give to church wardens or Lynda

Games & Skittles Evenings

The Games & Skittles Evenings will be held in Welcombe Village Hall from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. and are open to any youngsters aged between 9 and 15 years.   The games include table tennis, pool, skittles, table football and card games.  The forthcoming dates are: Saturdays 17th March, 14th April, 12th May

There is a small charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall and refreshments.

The youngsters are welcome to bring a friend and any card games.

                                                                               Diana Holdaway  (01288 331252)  

     Balanced Beekeeping For All  With Phil Chandler

March 24th - 25th 2018

At Welcombe Village Hall and Nectan’s Meadow Apiary

North Devon, UK

This weekend will be for beekeeping beginners, people wanting to convert to more natural methods and for top bar beekeepers to extend their skills. £95 including a simple lunch each day and refreshments

Please call Sue or Mick on 01288 331700 or  email to book


Atlantic Coast Friends of the Bees

We are holding another Top Bar Beekeeping course here at Nectan’s Meadow & in the Village Hall with Phil Chandler teaching.

24th & 25th March 2018 10am – 4.30pm     £95 including refreshments and a simple lunch each day.

It’s almost fully booked with just one place left.        Sue & Mick 01288 331700


Welcombe Outdoor Adventures – Half Term week (instead of toddler group).

Atlantic Coast Friends of the Bees & Welcombe Children’s Group present:


Children’s Apiary visit to Nectan’s Meadow.

Friday 1st June 10am – 1pm

£2 per child to cover materials, a drink and a biscuit.

Tea and biscuits provided for the adults too. Fun for all age children (and adults too).

Come and see our bees through viewing windows in the hives.

See them flying off to collect pollen and nectar and returning to their hives.

Learn about honey, wax and the other products bees make. Learn what you can do to help the bees.

Make your own candle and bee to take home.


Please don’t come if you or your child has a known allergy to bee stings. Please bring long sleeved clothing, trousers, gloves and socks. Protective veils provided.

We will be taking small groups of 4 – 6 to the hives at a time.

Phone for more details and to book a place.

Sue & Mick 01288 331700


Welcombe Lunch Club

Welcombe Lunch Club is going from strength to strength and most times it is nearly 30 sitting down for lunch as  we feel this is a good number we are unable mange more, but if you are interested please give us a ring in the New Year and  we will see what we can do .

Lunch Club dates for March 5th & 19th  , April 9th & 23rd , May 14th

 Further details etc   Contact Sheila (321391 ) or Helen (3314270),

please book in advance to ensure a place.


Welcombe Sewing Group meet every Wednesday from 10 -12.30 in Welcombe Village Hall.  Please come along with your sewing project and you will be made very welcome. There is a small charge of £1.50 and that includes a cup of coffee/tea.

For full details of regular events at Meddon Village Hall, including spinners & weavers, fitness, Pilates, morsbagging, family history circle, lunch club, & all events, please visit the Meddon Village Hall website (google!)






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