4 Villages Spring Fete - 19th May 2019

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Donhead St Mary, Charlton, Ludwell and the Coombes

Sunday 19th May 2019

at the Remembrance Field, Charlton, SP7 0PL

The Fete opens at 1.00 pm

Stalls, Hot Food & Afternoon Teas

'Mr Chips' Fish 'n Chips - Nina's BBQ
Afternoon Teas & Ice Cream

Shaftesbury Town Silver Band

Favourite traditional stalls including:

Bottle Stall - Bric-a-Brac - Books - Plants
Clothes - Cakes & Produce  - White Elephant

Classic Car Display

Dog Agility

Circus Skills

Bouncy Castles

Raffle and Prize Giving at 4.00 pm

Click here to see the location of the Fete and to obtain directions on how to find it.

Raising money to support specific needs within the community, including the Donhead Sports Club, Donhead Youth Football Team, St Mary's and St John's Churches, Ludwell Primary School, the two Village Halls, Tisbus,Tisbury & District Link Scheme and The Happy Gathering Club.

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols - 23rd December 2018

The Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

will be held at

St Mary's Church, Donhead St Mary


Sunday 23rd December 2018
at 4.30 pm

Sung by candlelight with choir and organ

With traditional congregational carols and readings for all the family

Lighted Candles

A collection will be taken to support the work of Juila's House Hospice.

After the service, there will be seasonal refeshments in the Donhead St Mary Village Hall.

All welcome !

'Cake in a Crisis' Coffee Morning, Charlton - 24th November 2018


Cake in a Crisis

Saturday 24th November 2018

10.00 am to 12 noon
St John's Church, Charlton

coffeecakeCome and treat yourself to Coffee and Cake
and help us to raise funds for

‘Crisis at Christmas’

Christmas Gifts - Cake Stall

Organised by Donhead St Mary with Charlton PCC

Afternoon Tea Dance, Charlton - 30th September 2018

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Charity Afternoon Tea Dance

Ballroom & Sequence

Sunday 30th September 2018
2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

In the New Remembrance Hall, Charlton, SP7 OPL

Even if you don't dance, just come and enjoy tea & cake, and watch the dancing

Tea served at 3.30 pm

£5.00 per ticket - includes tea and home-made cake

Tickets available from Christopher or Julie - telephone 01747 828 336

Net proceeds to the charities: Crisis & Talking Books

Organised by the Donhead St Mary with Charlton PCC

The Donheads, Charlton & Ludwell Harvest Festival - 22nd & 23rd September 2018

Harvest Festival has always been a time for the whole community to celebrate together. The churches in the Donheads and Charlton invite you to join them, both for a celebration supper and also for their traditional Harvest Service.

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Saturday 22nd September 2018

6.30 pm for 7.00 pm

Harvest Supper


Donhead St Mary Village Hall

Bring your own drinks and glasses
Tickets - only in advance:
£10.00 adults / £5.00 children
Available from Bob (tel: 01747 829035), after services at St Mary's and St John's Churches,
and from Ludwell Village Stores (http://www.ludwellstores.co.uk)
Please bring a contribution for the Food Bank if you can, either tinned or dry goods, but no baked beans, tea, cereals, biscuits or soup.

 St Mary's Church

Sunday 23rd September 2018


St Mary’s Church, Donhead St Mary

9.30 am: Harvest Festival Eucharist

 Do come and join us - all will be most welcome.

Christian Aid Week Coffee Morning - 12th May 2018

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Donhead St Mary with Charlton PCC invite you to

A Coffee Morning

in Donhead St Mary Village Hall

on Saturday 12th May 2018 from 10.00 am to 12 noon

All proceeds to

Christian Aid

to support their work in Refugee Camps in the Middle East.

For more information about Christian Aid Week please visit caweek.org

An Evening with Crispin Black - 14th October 2017

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Donhead St Mary with Charlton PCC is pleased to invite you to

An Evening with Crispin Black


Saturday 14th October 2017

6.00 pm at
New Remembrance Hall, Charlton, near Shaftesbury, SP7 0PL
Tickets: £10.00 to include a glass of wine

Crispin Black has stories to tell from his time as a platoon commander in the Falklands War, through membership of COBRA on 9/11 as a member of the intelligence community and now as a successful author of both fact and fiction.

Tickets available from:
 - Ludwell Village Stores (www.ludwellstores.co.uk),
- Tony, telephone: 01747 829188,
 - Bob, telephone: 01747 829035,
- after services in both churches,
 - or at the door if still available.

Make this a date for your diary

 Click here to read more about Crispin Black.