Fun

The Bear to Feature in Shropshire Real Ale Trail

The Bear at Hodnet is to feature in September’s, Shropshire Real Ale Trail.
This “one day moving Real Ale festival” is being organised by The Real Ale Trail company, on Saturday 14 September, between 11:00am and 10:00pm. At present a total of 9 pubs are signed up to participate in the event and they will all be connected by a rolling bus service which calls at each pub every half hour to drop off and collect passengers.
Details of this event can be found on the Real Ale Trial website which includes ticket prices. These can be bought at the participating pubs from 1 August or on-line now. A helpful guide to how the day is organised is also available.
If you have any questions please contact The Real Ale Trail company by Click here or phone: 01978-510141.
The webteam has been told that besides The Bear, the following pubs are participating in the festival:
The Real Ale Trail logo
Cock & Greyhound, Whitchurch
Hanmer Arms, Hanmer
Horse & Jokey, Northwood
Dickin Arms, Loppington
Fox Inn, Wem
The Tiddly, Ellerdine
Old Jack Inn, Calverhall
White Lion, Ash Magna

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser for Peplow Chapel

190810 Peplow Chapel Fundraiser Poster

The Chapel of the Epiphany, Peplow
Fundraising for Organ Appeal

Afternoon Tea
With a Tribute to ‘Pam Ayres’
At Hodnet Hall Garden Tearoom’s
Sat 10th Aug 2019
Gardens open at 3.30pm
Afternoon Tea 5pm prompt
‘Pam Ayres’ tribute to follow
By kind permission of Sir Algernon & Lady Jane Heber-Percy
Tickets £10

Contact:
Elizabeth Downes: 07880-973618
Louise Morris: 07704-651786

Hodnet & District Garden Club – May 2019 events

Hodnet & District Garden ClubThere will be no meeting at the Lyon Hall in May, as two visits are scheduled for this month – see below for details.
The Club is also having a plant stall at the Grove School on the morning of Sunday 12th May during  the Market Drayton 10K run.
On the evening of Mon 13th May, members look forward to a guided tour of Hodnet Hall Gardens. The visit is open to guests of Club members for the usual £2 fee.
On Tues 21st May, there is an evening visit to Sambrook Manor, Newport, for a guided tour of the gardens, plus refreshments. The cost is £7.00 per
head, and guests are welcome.
Please use the contact form on the Garden Club’s website for further
details about any of the above.

More Opportunities to 'Give Bowls a Go'

The crown green bowling season has started and Wollerton Bowls Club is offering the opportunity for people to try out bowling. Six free “Give Bowls a Go” are being held in May and June, starting at 2:00pm on Saturday afternoons. Dates are:

  • May 11 & 18
  • June 1, 8, 15 & 22

The sessions are open to anyone who would like to try their hand at bowling. No need to book, no obligation to join the club, all ages welcome.
The club will provide all the equipment needed for the sessions, but visitors are welcome to bring their own woods. The only requirement is that those coming along wear flat shoes for the benefit of the green.
More information about the club, membership and contact information can be found on the club’s web page.WBSC Give Bowls a Go 2019
 

Hodnet Footpath Group Walk Mon 6th May 2019

On Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May, Hodnet Footpath Group are organising a local walk combining routes 1 & 10 from our series of walks leaflets.
Meeting at 11.00am at the Hodnet Social Club car park, the first part of the walk will take in the old railway line to Wollerton and then return to Hodnet via Mill Rd. We’ll then continue via Webster Lane to Tunstall Woods, where we will hopefully see bluebells and other wild flowers.
This walk is easy and dog-friendly, and everyone is welcome. The full walk is approx 5 miles, but you can just do the first leg if you so wish. We hope you can join us.

Peplow Community Walk – March 2019

Boy & Girl WalkingFriday March 8th – Grinshill

Meet at  10:15am for 10:30am start
Circular walk
Meet in Grinshill Village Hall car park – Gooseberry Lane
Suitable footware is recommended.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.
In case of bad weather on the day please check this post, or call Randall on 01952 540970 after 9:00am on the day.

Peplow Community Walk – January 2019

Boy & Girl WalkingSunday January 13th
Meet at 1:15pm for a prompt 1:30pm start.
Circular walk starting at Knighton, near Cheswardine.

The route includes the Shropshire Union Canal tow path, as well as footpaths through woods and across open fields. If recently wet suitable footware is recommended.

Meet and park (by permission) in a farm yard to the NW of Knighton – please email for directions.
Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.
In case of bad weather on the day please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 11:30pm on the day.
 

Peplow Community Walk – December 2018

Boy & Girl WalkingSunday 9th December

Peplow to Petsey Farm – Hodnet Walk 9
Meet at The Chapel at 1:15pm for 1:30pm (prompt start)
Download leaflet of route. Linear walk returning by same route – about 2½ hours in total.
Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (note: some sections are muddy and there are likely to be farm animals in some fields).
In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 11:30pm on the day.

Quiz and Presentation Evening

Wollerton Bowls and Social Club
Friday 16th November, 7:30pm
At our clubhouse on Mill Road, Wollerton.
Maximum number in teams – 4.
Come as a team or join in with others when you arrive.
Entry fee – £1 per team member.
Winning team will be awarded half the total entry fees as their prize.
Trophies from our in-house competitions will be presented during the interval between rounds.
Light refreshments will be provided afterwards.
Bar Drinks / Teas & Coffees / Bar Snacks available for purchase throughout.
Join us for a relaxed evening of fun and entertainment.
For more information please contact Randall on 01952-540970 or by email