LECKHAMPTO­N & CHARL­TON KINGS

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Chel­tenham Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety meet tonight at 7.30pm at Cen­tury Hall, Bish­ops Road, Shur­d­ing­ton. Leila Jack­son will give a talk about Cam­pan­u­las.

A FARM­ERS Mar­ket will be held on the Prom­e­nade to­mor­row from 9am to 2pm. Stalls will be sell­ing fresh lo­cally grown pro­duce.

Coun­cil­lor Stephen Cooke will be hold­ing his monthly “drop-in” surgery for Leckhampto­n res­i­dents from 10.30am to 12 noon on Saturday (13th) at the Nor­wood Arms, 1 Leckhampto­n Road.

Coun­cil­lor Iain Do­bie will be hold­ing his War­den Hill monthly surgery on Saturday (13th) from 10am to 12 noon at Sar­dar’s Cafe, Sal­is­bury Av­enue.

Gother­ing­ton Singers next con­cert ‘Sum­mer­time’ is at St. Ni­co­las Church, Swin­don Lane, Chel­tenham GL50 4PA at 7.30pm on Saturday. Tick­ets are £8 and in­clude light re­fresh­ments (ac­com­pa­nied chil­dren un­der 12 free). Con­tact 01242 620775 for tick­ets and more in­for­ma­tion. www. gother­ing­ton­singers.co.uk

Stow­ell Park has an Open Gar­den Day on Sunday (14th) from 2 to 5pm in aid of Cobalt. This is a beau­ti­ful gar­den with ter­races and lovely views. This year Head Gar­dener Chris Old­ham and Ar­chae­ol­o­gist Nina O’hare will give short talks in the walled gar­den and the Church of St Leonard. Tea and cakes will be served in the Ball­room Cafe. Ad­mis­sion is £6 and un­der 16’s free en­try. Guide Dogs only are al­lowed.

St Peter’s Church con­tin­ues serv­ing sum­mer af­ter­noon teas with de­li­cious home made cakes in the Cot­tage Gar­dens from 2.30pm to 4.30pm on Sun­days un­til July 21st. Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

A TEA Dance with live mu­sic and light re­fresh­ments will be held in the Town Hall from 2.30 to 5pm on Monday. Ad­mis­sion is £5 (Car­ers free)

Charl­ton Kings Flower club meet at 7.30pm on Monday at The Pav­il­ion, Bal­car­ras School for a demon­stra­tion by Mar­garet Heal called “In­spi­ra­tions”.

The Parish Coun­cil Com­mu­nity Devel­op­ment Com­mit­tee meet at 7pm on Monday (15th) in the Stan­ton Rooms. Mem­bers of the public are wel­come to at­tend.

Charl­ton Kings WI meet from 7.30pm on Tuesday(16th) at Sa­cred Hearts Church hall. Si­mon Law­ton will give a talk about “The Old Bap­tist Chapel”.

The Tuck­well Open Air Fes­ti­val be­gins on Tuesday(16th) and runs un­til Thurs­day Au­gust 1st with many events in their amp­ithe­atre. The en­trance is off Shel­burne Road GL51 6HE and the site opens about 50 min­utes be­fore each show starts. Tick­ets and pro­gramme from the Ba­con The­atre web­site or Box Of­fice on 01242 258002.

The Re­gency Probus club for men meet from 10am on Wednesday (July 17th)) at Chel­tenham Bowl­ing Club for a “Mem­bers Mis­cel­lany”. Con­tact Ge­off Harmsworth on 01242 672409or in­for­ma­tion on how to join this friendly club.

» Trin­ity Ladies Probus club meet from 10am on Wednesday(17th) at St Mary’s Parish cen­tre. Me­gan Farmer will de­scribe her 37 years NHS nurs­ing ca­reer in a talk en­ti­tled “Beds, Bot­tles and Bed­pans”. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are very wel­come.

» Leckhampto­n WI mem­bers meet at 7.30pm on Wednesday(17th) in Leckhampto­n Vil­lage hall for a So­cial Evening. »

» Prom­e­nade Pro­duc­tions are per­form­ing “A Funny Thing Hap­pened on the way to the Fo­rum” at the Play­house The­atre from next Wednesday(17th) un­til Saturday at 7.30pm with a matin­nee at 2pm on Saturday. Tick­ets cost £16 from the Box Of­fice on 01242 522852

» Charl­ton Kings Friend­ship group meet from 10am on Friday July 19th at Holy Apos­tles Church. Arthur Ball will give a fas­ci­nat­ing talk with pho­to­graphs about “Panama, a Wildlife Ad­ven­ture”. This friendly group is mixed for the over 50’s and and new mem­bers are very wel­come. Meet­ings usu­ally be­gin with re­fresh­ments and are fol­lowed by a talk and an op­por­tu­nity to browse the book and jew­ellery stalls or take part in the raf­fle.

» Keep Safe Glouces­ter­shire has launched a new-look web­site which now in­cludes a map of all the Keep Safe places across the county. They are cur­rently de­vel­op­ing an app to help vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple find the near­est safe

place, should they need help or some­where to stay while wait­ing for a friend or fam­ily mem­ber to col­lect them. The web­site can be found at www.keep­safe­g­los.org Rose Ash­ton 01242 262042 ash­[email protected]­in­ter­net.com

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