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St Nectan's Church - Welcombe

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What's on


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 What’s on

12th Meddon & Welcome WI  Visit to Rosemoor
17th Games & Skittles in the Village Hall 7-9pm
18th  Lunch Club Village Hall
30th Wine & Wisdom Meddon Village Hall 7.30pm

1st     Summer Tea Party at the Village Hall 2.30-6pm see inside for details
3rd     Film Club  7.30pm film shorts & Paddington 2
7th     Games & Skittles evening , Village Hall 7.00-9.00pm
9th     Lunch  Club 
10th   WI 2pm   Garden talk
15/16 Smithy Fest!!
23rd   Lunch club
27th Wine & Wisdom Meddon VH
31st  Film Club programme tba

4th  Horticultural Show 2.30 pm in the Village Hall
No lunch club in August Lunch
16th Village Fete 1.30 pm in the Bell Park

Next games & skittles Sept 22nd


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 :

Mondays          Bell-ringing  at the Church from 7.30-9pm

6.30-7.45 Qui Gong & Daoist Martial arts in the Village Hall

Men’s Skittles at the Village Hall in the evening

Tuesdays     9.30 -10.30 Gentle Yoga    continues with Kirstie Rosser

Short Mat Bowls at Morwenstow Village Hall 7.30pm

Wednesdays   Stitch and Sew group at Village Hall 10am-12 mid-day

Welcombe Bridge Club 7 -9.30pm Village Hall

Friday          7.00 -8.15 Qui Gong & Daoist Martial Arts in the Village hall

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: 

     The quarterly collection continues 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 7th July then Sept 22nd

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)

Meddon & Welcombe WI

Continues this summer with a visit to Rosemoor this month and a talk on gardens in July, all very appropriate


Thursday 16th August 2018

This years Fete will be held in Bell Park (behind the Church) and will have a country theme.   Attractions will include the Welcombe & Meddon Spinners and a lovingly restored vintage tractor.

The Fun Dog Show will back by popular demand in a larger ring.

Fete opens 1.30pm, Dog Show starts 1.45pm, Entries on the day, £1 per class .

  Waggiest tail,   Best junior handler(12 years & under),    Musical sit,  Best large breed,  
Best small breed (under 18” at shoulder), Biscuit leave, Dog the judges would most like to take home.

All entries at own risk and owners are responsible  for keeping their dog under control at all times.
All dogs must be over 6 months old

 There will be a good variety of stalls inside the marquee including bottle tombola, china and trinkets, cakes, buns, toys and games, books, handmade craft items, jewellery, bathroom sundries, plants, local produce, childrens lucky dip and a hamper raffle.   Outside there will be the ever popular china smash stall, treasure hunt, face painting, a childrens obstacle course and ice creams and lollies.   Cream teas and other delicious refreshments will be served in the church and there will be relaxing music from the church organ and young violinists.

 The Fete will open at 1.30 pm with the Fun Dog Show at 1.45 pm (entries on the day).   The classes can be found on the website   Following the Dog Show Hartland ATC cadets will be running a fun obstacle course for the children.

 We would welcome donations of good quality books, toys, games, cakes, buns, bottles, china, jewellery, bathroom sundries and raffle prizes.   These can be left in the boxes at the back of the church.   Please note that we are unable to accept any electrical items.   Local produce would also be welcome on the day.   We would also like more helpers to enable us to run a bigger variety of side stalls.

 There will be the usual tasty teas and ice creams plus music both in the church and marquee and some outdoor entertainment including the Welcombe & Meddon Spinners.

Please put THURSDAY 16TH AUGUST in your diaries for a fun and entertaining afternoon while raising much needed funds to keep St. Nectan’s open.   If you are able to assist in any way we would be glad to hear from you.

Helen Bence    331427                     Sheila Wade   331391                    Diana Holdaway   331252



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 June 18th, July 9th and 23rd. No lunch club in August
 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






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