LECK­HAMP­TON& CHARL­TON KINGS

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» Charl­ton Kings Men’s Probus Club meets at 9.30am to­day in Sa­cred Hearts Church Rooms.

Peter Covey Crump will give an il­lus­trated talk about three for­mer So­viet states, Ar­me­nia, Ge­or­gia and Azer­bai­jan.

Next Thurs­day Peter Dono­van’s talk will cover the life of Eleanor Josephine Tre­hawke Davies a re­mark­able aviator who flew with pi­lot Gus­tav Hamel on some of the first recorded and ad­ven­tur­ous plane jour­neys.

If you are in­ter­ested in join­ing this friendly club, con­tact Peter Rus­sell on 01242 238521.

» Em­manuel Kitchen Cafe will be open to­mor­row from 10am -noon sell­ing cof­fee/tea and cakes. All are wel­come.

» There will be a farm­ers’ mar­ket sell­ing a wide va­ri­ety of lo­cal pro­duce will be held on the pedes­tri­anised area of the Prom­e­nade on Fri­day from 9am -2pm.

» The Film So­ci­ety is show­ing the black and white 1964 film King and Coun­try at 7.45pm in Sa­cred Hearts Church rooms.

This First World War film stars Tom Courte­nay and Dirk Bog­a­rde and was nom­i­nated for a BAFTA. Doors and bar open at 7pm and tick­ets cost £5.

» County Coun­cil­lor Iain Do­bie will hold his monthly surgery for res­i­dents of Leck­hamp­ton and War­den Hill on Satur­day from 10am to noon in Sar­dar’s Cafe, Sal­is­bury Av­enue.

» Charl­ton Kings An­nual Toy Sale runs from Novem­ber 10-17 each day in the Bap­tist Church from 9.15am-4.30pm (apart from Sun­day).

This sale each year raises funds for Acorns Chil­drens Hos­pice. If you have any toys or games to do­nate please con­tact 01242 522559

» There will be a Re­mem­brance Ser­vic held by the War Memo­rial from 10.45am to 11am on Sun­day and ser­vices of re­mem­brance will fol­low in St Mary’s Church at 10am, in the Bap­tist Church at 10.30am and also at 10.30am in Sa­cred Hearts Church. St Mary’s bells will ring a muf­fled peal at var­i­ous times dur­ing the day to com­mem­o­rate the end of the war in 1918.

» Chel­tenham Flower Club holds its next meet­ing from 12.30pm on Mon­day in the Pump Room. A demon­stra­tion be­gins at 2pm and will be pre­sented by Jo­hathon Mose­ley with the ti­tle Berries, Blooms and Baubles. Tick­ets for non mem­bers cost £7

» The parish coun­cil meets on Mon­day, Novem­ber 12, in the Stan­ton Rooms next to the Li­brary for a Fi­nance and Gen­eral Pur­poses meet­ing. Mem­bers of the pub­lic are wel­come to at­tend.

» There will be a mem­ber of our lo­cal polic­ing team avail­able for ques­tions at the Parish Coun­cil Of­fice, 26 Church Street to­day from 1-2pm and again on Tues­day, Novem­ber 13, un­less there is a lo­cal emer­gency.

» Chris Gib­bons play­ing the clar­inet with Sandie Mid­dle­ton ac­com­pa­ny­ing on the piano give the Lunchtime

Con­cert at the Town Hall on Tues­day, Novem­ber 12 at 1.05pm.

Tick­ets cost £5 and lunches are on sale from mid­day.

» Em­manuel Ladies Probus Club meets in Em­manuel Church rooms from 10am on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14.

Mike and Jenny Bea­con will ex­plain about Abbey­field and the con­nec­tion with Richard Carr-gomm. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are al­ways wel­come.

» The char­ity shop for Linc is hold­ing a party sea­son event at the shop on Bath Road from 2-6pm on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14.

On sale will be evening and party wear, shoes, ac­ces­sories, Christ­mas cards, dec­o­ra­tions and gifts.

» Charl­ton Kings Friend­ship club meets in Holy Apos­tles Church from 10am on Fri­day, Novem­ber 16.

Af­ter cof­fee and a chance to browse the book and jew­ellery stalls and, buy a raf­fle ticket, mem­bers and vis­i­tors can en­joy lis­ten­ing to the West­brook Singers.

They will be singing pop­u­lar songs from the shows and end­ing with a few car­ols.

Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are wel­come. A re­minder at this meet­ing to put your name down for the Christ­mas Lunch.

» The Friends of Pittville School are hold­ing their Christ­mas Bazaar at the school from 6pm to 9pm on Fri­day Novem­ber 16. En­try for chil­dren is free and adults £1.

You can en­joy the choir singing whilst sam­pling hot dogs, mulled wine and other re­fresh­ments. A grand raf­fle has as one of its prizes tick­ets to the races and stalls with Christ­mas gifts and other items for sale.

» If you en­joy singing, why not en­joy an op­por­tu­nity to sing and per­form cho­ruses from Haydn’s Cre­ation with Mu­sica Vera on Satur­day, Novem­ber 17, at Holy Apos­tles Church, Charl­ton Kings led by the choir’s di­rec­tor of mu­sic, David De­war.?

With its fo­cus on the Gen­e­sis story the Cre­ation is jus­ti­fi­ably pop­u­lar and is a firm favourite for choirs ev­ery­where. Come and Sing events are friendly and wel­com­ing.

They of­fer an op­por­tu­nity to share a day of won­der­ful mu­sic mak­ing and sam­ple some of Mu­sica Vera’s hos­pi­tal­ity.

Loan scores will be avail­able. For more de­tails and to book a place go to mu­si­cav­era.eu or phone 01242 517258. Fee £20.

The day will be fol­lowed with a con­cert per­for­mance at 7.30pm. En­try is free with a re­tir­ing col­lec­tion.

» Em­manuel Church, Leck­hamp­ton will be hold­ing its an­nual Fes­ti­val of Dec­o­rated Christ­mas Trees from De­cem­ber 7-9.

For fur­ther de­tails or to en­ter a tree, con­tact the church of­fice on 01242 570075 or at em­manuel.church@bt­con­nect.com

» It will soon be time again for Christ­mas Boxes for chil­dren and fam­i­lies in Ro­ma­nia, Ukraine, Be­larus and Bos­nia.

The usual col­lec­tion points will be used, Salem Bap­tist Church, Charl­ton

Kings Bap­tist Church and Leeds Build­ing So­ci­ety.

The dates will all be in Novem­ber. More in­for­ma­tion from team­s4u.com

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