Blackdown News, Parish Events August 2015

Open Garden at Longridge, Lydford (Neighbouring Parish) 
Sunday, 2nd August
Open garden in aid of St. Luke's Hospice. 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Large landscaped garden, refreshments available, most parts wheelchair friendly.

Mary Tavy Methodist Hall
Wednesday, 5th August
Open for a chat, a drink, jigsaw swap. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and visit of the Devon Library Van at the War Memorial bus stop 10:45 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. All welcome. 

Moorland Outreach
Wednesday, 5th August
Mary Tavy Methodist Chapel  2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mrs. Joan Gosling (Tavistock). A welcome to all.

Mary Tavy Country Fayre
Sunday, 9th August
To be held on the Recreation Ground, Mary Tavy,  12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. All welcome.

St. Andrew/St. James', Whitchurch
Monday, 17th August to Saturday, 22nd August
Summer Activities for children. Venue: Next to Tiddybrook play area, Woodpecker Way, Tiddybrook Estate. 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

St. Andrew/St. James', Whitchurch 
Saturday, 22nd August
Community Barbecue 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Venue: Next to Tiddybrook play area, Woodpecker Way, Tiddybrook Estate. Refreshments available. No entry charge.   


St. Petroc's Church Lydford (Neighbouring Parish).
Saturday, 22nd August
Coffee Morning in St. Petroc's Church, Lydford. 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

St. Mary's Summer Barbecue.
Friday, 28th August
St. Mary's will be having an evening barbecue from 6:30 p.m. at Wheal Friendship, by kind invitation of Dr. Hazel and Nick Butland. Everyone is most welcome.

Harford Bridge Holiday Park. ( In Aid of St. Peter's Church Fund) 
Saturday, 29th August
Barbecue, Peter's Fun Games Bring and Buy Stall and Raffle. 5:00 p.m. By Kind Invitation of the Williamson Family.

Peter Tavy Village Fayre 
Monday, 31st August
Bank Holiday Monday, Gates open 2:30 p.m. All the fun of a Traditional Village Fayre plus Annual Peter Tavy Plod and Fun Run (Start 1:00 p.m.) Come and join us for a great afternoon

Preliminary Information
The Mary Tavy Jubilee Group
Saturday, 19th September
Your Community Matters. A day all about the community 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
The  event will take place indoors in the Coronation Hall and outside in the Recreation Ground Mary Tavy.  Entry to the event for the public will be free. For non-profit-making Organisations there will be no charge for a space. A table can be provided but if you want a gazebo or stall you will need to provide that yourself.  Electricity can be available for some stallholders but a charge may be made. There will be a small cost for businesses taking part.
Fuller details will be available shortly but in the meantime if you would like your Group, Organisation, Charity, Service or Business to be involved please get in touch. 

mail@mtjubileegroup.co.uk or Tel 0845 5193812 
Trustees of the Mary Tavy Jubilee Group.
click on link below for Poster.
   Mary Tavy Jubilee Poster



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Blackdown News, Parish Events July 2015

Moorland Outreach
Wednesday, 1st July
Mary Tavy Methodist Chapel  2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mrs Hazel Butland (Mary Tavy). All welcome.

Mary Tavy Community Barbecue
Friday, 3rd July 
Mary Tavy Recreation Field.  7:00 p.m.
Music to celebrate summer and the re-opening of the Children's Play Area. Bring your own drinks. Vegetarian option available.  In the hall if not summer weather! 

Mary Tavy Methodist Hall
Wednesday, 8th July
Open for a chat, refreshments and jigsaw swap. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and visit of the Devon Library Van at the War Memorial bus stop 10:45 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. A warm welcome to all.

Coffee Morning and Garden Visit in aid of St. Mary's Church Maintenance Funds.
Saturday, 11th July
At 10 Warren Road, Mary Tavy, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon.  By kind invitation of Jill and John Lamerton. We look forward to seeing you there.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Wednesday, 15th July 
Stannary Brass and Blowzone Concert. 7:30 p.m.

Lydford (Neighbouring Parish)
Saturday, 18th July
Coffee morning at Hall Farm, Lydford; (1 mile from Lydford on the road to Brentor).
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Proceeds to be shared between Children's Hospice S.W. and Lydford Church. More information from Felicity Darwall. Tel:- 01822/820252.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Saturday, 18th July 
Exon Festival Chorus Workshop Day. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Tuesday, 21st July 
Exon Festival Concert 7:30 p.m.
Simple - Gifts - Songs of Old America.  Tickets £10 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Wednesday, 22nd July 
Exon Festival Lunchtime Concert 1:00 p.m.
Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel with baritone George Humphreys.   Tickets £4 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Wednesday, 22nd July 
Exon Festival Concert 7:30 p.m.
The Cole Porter Songbook.  Tickets £10 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop. 

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Thursday, 23rd July 
Exon Festival Lunchtime Concert 1:00 p.m.
Songs and arias with soprano Elinor Rolfe-Johnson. Tickets £4 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop. 

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Thursday, 23rd July 
Exon Festival Concert 7:30 p.m.
The Golden Age of Italian Songs.  Tickets £10 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop.

St. Andrew's Church, Whitchurch
Friday, 24th July
Whitchurch Primary School End of Term Service. 9:15 a.m.

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Friday, 24th July 
Exon Festival Lunchtime Concert 1:00 p.m.
Bel canto songs by Donizetti and Bellini with tenor Sam Furness. Tickets £4 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop. 

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Friday, 24th July 
Exon Festival Concert 7:30 p.m.
Smiles of a Summer Evening.  Tickets £10 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop. 

St. Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Saturday, 25th July 
Exon Festival Concert 7:30 p.m.
Fauré and Howells Requiems. Tickets £10 (under 18s free) available on the door or in advance from Bookstop.



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