LECKHAMPTON & CHARLTON KINGS
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