Upcoming Events

  • Sat

    The Vanguards (Bluegrass Band) in Concert

    19:00In the Village Hall

    Awesome Bluegrass band from London the Vanguards; playing their faithful Appalachian Bluegrass music in the style of Ralph Stanley and the great Bill Monroe.

    Tickets for this are now on sale and available from following local outlets.

    • Riverside Stores, A30 East Stour
    • The Udder Farm Shop A30 East Stour
    • The Ship Inn, A30 West Stour
    • Direct from Keith Harman 07770 371475

    For more information see https://www.facebook.com/pg/thevanguardsbluegrass/.

  • Thu

    East Stour Parish Meeting

    19:30In the Village Hall

    Twice a year East Stour Parish have a meeting, open to all residents to bring forward concerns, ideas, etc.  Please come along to be part of the decision-making for our village.

  • Sat

    TESS Christmas Social Evening


    Arrive for 19:00 for a 19:30 start.  All villagers welcome! Including a short "East Stour Fringe" entertainment!


Moviola LogoDuring the Autumn and Winter months (October to March) a monthly “Moviola” is organised to show a variety of films in the Village Hall.  Details of upcoming Moviola dates and showtimes can be seen below and on posters in surrounding areas and on the Village Noticeboards.

A bar is available on the evening, opening at 6:30pm before each film, offering drinks beforehand and during the intermission.  Tickets cost £5.00 in advance, £5.50 on the door, and are available via: 

More information is available by emailing tessmoviola@hotmail.com.

Upcoming films (Autumn through Winter)

  • Fri

    The Leisure Seeker

    19:30In the Village Hall

    Travelling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John and Ella Spencer take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer's and her cancer can catch up with them.

    Running time 113 minutes.

  • Sat

    The Bookshop

    19:30In the Village Hall

    England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

    Running time 113 minutes.

  • Fri

    Moviola Night - Film TBC

    19:30In the Village Hall
  • Fri

    Moviola Night - Film TBC

    19:30In the Village Hall
  • Fri

    Moviola Night - Film TBC

    19:30In the Village Hall

Regular Club Activities

There are many clubs and societies in the village. Listed below are details of running times and main contacts.

Why not join a club or come along to some of these village activities and enjoy your involvement in our village community!

Regular Activities in the Village Hall

  • Bridge Club
    • Tuesdays 1:45pm – 5pm
    • New members are welcome – a basic knowledge of bridge needed
    • Contact Andy Bright on 01747 838453
  • First Class Coffee
    • Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00noon (to coincide with the Post Office opening times)
    • Contact Ann Morphew on 01747 838472
  • Post Office
    • Wednesdays 10:00am – 12noon (unless otherwise notified)
    • Full range of banking and Post Office services
  • Duncliffe Garden Club
    • Last Wednesday of every month 2:30pm
    • Contact Helen Burt on 01747 823909
  • Stamp Club
    • 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month from September to May (inclusive)
    • Contact Jeremy Cusden on 01747 828246

Fitness Activities

  • Badminton
    • Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:00pm
    • Contact Rod Dowding on 01747 838351
  • Jazzercise
  • Mat Pilates with Andrea
    • Fridays 11:00 – 12:00noon
      • Mixed ability, all welcome. Classes generally run term time and numbers are limited so booking is advisable (other venues available)
    • Contact Andrea andrea.bird3@btinternet.com
  • Smooth Movers (followed by coffee and chat)
    • Tuesdays 10:30am – 11:30am
    • Contact Lyndy Syms 01747 850461
  • Tai Chi with Julie
    • Thursdays 11:00 – 12:00noon
      • Gentle, meditative exercise suitable for ALL abilities (can be seated). Improves balance, strength, flexibility and breathing.  Class also available in Buckhorn Weston.
    • Contact Julie juliemcdougal@btinternet.com
  • Yoga with Natalie
    • Mondays 7:30pm – 8:30pm
      • Suitable for all abilities, including beginners
    • Contact Natalie Gilding on 07900 998853
  • Table Tennis Club
    • Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm and matches in Blackmore Vale League in season
    • Contact Russell Haddon on 07785 592852

Activities on the Playing Field

  • Fast Feet Football for children
    • Saturdays 10.00am – 11.00am followed by refreshments
    • Also Wednesdays in the school holidays, as advertised
    • Contact Neil Coates on 07971 958486
  • Play Equipment

There is a great range of play equipment for children of all ages, as well as picnic benches and other seating around the field.

Please note that dogs are not allowed ANYWHERE on the Playing Field.