Westfield news
Westfield news

CHURCH SERVICES: At the Parish Church this Sunday, Holy Communion at 8am and at 10am. Everyone is welcome.

MOST VILLAGE ORGANISATIONS: Have taken a break for the summer, but there are some great events to look forward to.

THEATRE SENSE: Is running a free musical theatre session next Tuesday, August 9 from 10am to 2pm in the Community Hall. Booking is advisable by ringing Lorraine on 07730 254122 or emailing info@theatresense.co.uk .

WESTFIELD YOUTH CLUB: Is running another amazing Family Fun Day from 12 noon to 4pm on Sunday, August 14 on the Parish Field. There will be fun for everyone, including a climbing wall, bouncy castle and crazy golf and lots of other activities. This year there will also be a dog show with lots of family friendly categories, and the amazing Jaws ‘n’ Claws with their selection of creatures. The activities are free, but bring some money for the barbecue, tuck shop and refreshments, or bring a picnic. The event will be postponed if the weather is bad.

LUNCH CLUB: The Westfield Parish Lunch Club have their summer lunch at The New Inn on Friday, August 19. Contact Doreen Smith on 01424 751417 to book.

ST LAURENCE CHURCH: In Guestling (benefice of Westfield and Guestling) holds its annual Flower Festival from August 19 to 21, from 10am to 5pm each day. This is always a wonderful event, so do visit. The theme for this year’s exhibits is Films. Refreshments, including ploughman’s lunches, tea, coffee and homemade cake, will be available and there will be bric-a-brac and book stalls, and a tombola. The festival ends with a Songs of Praise service at 6pm on Sunday August 21. All proceeds will go to the Church Restoration Fund.

FOLLOWING ON FROM THE SUCCESS: Of last year’s event, the second great Vicarage Garden Tea Party takes place on Sunday, August 28 from 2pm to 6pm. There will be live music from Geoff Bellhouse Band, Garry and Edd Blakeley and Dropping Clangers, an illusionist and games. Cake, refreshments, and plant swap too. Please bring your chairs. This is a free event.

WEBSITE: Visit the Westfield Village website www.westfieldvillage.co.uk for all sorts of information about village organisations, events, news and views, Westfield Community Association and the Parish Council. You can use the contact page to leave items for this column.

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