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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019

 

 

 

 

June

 

Until 29th September. The Rodd: Its Architecture, People & Landscape. Open Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:30 and Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12:00 - 16:30. Entrance £5, Conc £2.50, Under 16s. Entrance fee covers all exhibitions and activities on site. An exhibition in the former Grade II* listed home of international artist Sir Sidney and Lady Nolan. Visitors, will for the first time be allowed access to the ground floor of the 16th century manor house, Rodd Court.The exhibition gathers together information that has been found in the Trust’s archives with artworks and objects generously loaned to the Trust by those connected with the house giving some background to the history of the house and stories of who and how they lived at The Rodd. Contact details www.sidneynolantrust.org Email: info@sidneynolantrust.org.

Until 23rd. Nolan’s Time At The Rodd. Open Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:30 and Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12:00 - 16:30. Entrance £5, Conc £2.50, Under 16s. Entrance fee covers all exhibitions and activities on site. An exhibition of paintings from Sir Sidney Nolan's extensive body of innovative art work produced whilst living at The Rodd (1983 - 92). The paintings are united by their modernity, vibrancy and energy. While the majority are produced traditionally using paint and brushes, the ‘Celtic Image’ series and the abstracts are examples of his spray painting, a technique which dominated Nolan’s output during his time at The Rodd. Contact details www.sidneynolantrust.org Email: info@sidneynolantrust.org.

1st - Monteverdi Vespers - Kington Choral Society, with soloists, cornetts, sackbuts and strings of Canzona, conducted by Robert Evans - St Andrew's Church Presteigne - earlybird tickets £12 (under 18s free), £14 on the door - www.kingtonchoral.org.uk

1st - Presteigne Local Food Market - 9am to 1pm, The Memorial Hall - high quality local produce, Community Cafe, children's pumpkin-growing competition - free entry

1st - Artists & Makers in The Assembly Rooms 10am - 3pm.

4th - Walks with East Radnor Ramblers -  4.7 miles frm Gladestry Village Hall - All walks start at 10am. Everyone welcome! (Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult) Further information  available from powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

4th - Presteigne Evergreen Club coach trip to Moreton-in-Marsh. Departs Norton 8.50am and Bring Site Lay-by 9am. Cost £13 pp. Call Judi for info and to book 01544 267420

4th - Dewie’s Quiz at the Royal Oak (in aid of Presteigne Carnival). 7.45pm. Teams of four £2 pp. Reserve your table on 01544 260842 or on the Royal Oak Facebook page.

5th - Sharppp Chat discussion group -  “Help me if you can, I’m feeling down”.  Are there better ways of helping? Pete Sanders will be leading this month’s discussion group. 7.30pm at The Assembly Rooms. More info maggie@pccs-books.co.uk

5th - Readers Group at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. Please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762

6th - Line dancing for beginners, Arkwright Village Hall Kinsham.  2pm-4pm £2.50 (also on 13th,20th & 27th June).  Further info : 01544 267759

8th - Judge’s Lodging one-day course with Artist-in-Residence Matthew Wood 10am-4pm. For info tel. 07790 018463 or email info@matthewwoodpaintings.co.uk

8th - Gather Round...and Sing for Fun with Marion Rowlatt 10.30am to 12 noon at The Assembly Rooms. Info 01544 260 466.

9th - No.46 Wine Bar presents a Sunday Music Double Bill. 1.30pm. Free entry. Join us for a rhythm packed afternoon featuring the in-the-groove jazz beats of Blue Haze plus infectious pop through the ages from Jenny & The Jerms - see Facebook pages for more information on No.46 Wine Bar and the acts.  No 46 Wine Bar, High Street, Presteigne.

11th - Presteigne Area Community Development Group AGM, 7.30pm, St. Andrew’s Church Hall. Election of Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and updates on local groups activities and successes.  All welcome.  Contact pacdg@icloud.com for info. 

11th - CONNECT AGM, 7pm, Bowls Social Club. Election of Chair, Secretary, Treasurer.  All welcome. 

11th - Craft and Chat.  Kinsham Village Hall. 2pm-4pm all welcome. Admission £2

12th - Quiz Night @ Presteigne Bowls Social Club (this month in aid of Presteigne Carnival) 7.30pm for 8pm start. General knowledge pub quiz with a twist. 2nd Wednesday of each month. Teams of 4. £2.50pp. Full bar, refreshments. Win Big with Backwards Bingo at the break. All welcome. To reserve your table text Terry on 07766 097600 or email presteignedogman@icloud.com 

12th - Presteigne and BorersFloral Arts Society demonstration: A Taste of India. 7.30pm. Presteigne Memorial Hall.

12th - Presteigne Bowls Social Club quiz night. 8pm @ Presteigne Bowls social club in aid of Presteigne Carnival.  Teams of 4 £2 per person.  Reserve a table by text: 07766097600 or email: presteignedogman@icloud.com.

13th - Line dancing for beginners, Arkwright Village Hall Kinsham.  2pm-4pm £2.50 (also on 20th & 27th June).  Further info : 01544 267759

13th - Chatterbrook W.I. 8pm Memorial Hall, Presteigne. Info: 01544 267245

15th - St.Andrew's Coffee Morning, St.Andrew's Church Hall 10.30-12.30.  All welcome.

15th - Workshop "Introducing Eco-Mindfulness - Connecting with Nature" at Pant Hall Cloister Gardens, Willey Presteigne 10am - 4pm. Explore being in the moment via eco-mindfulness and the art of Haiku. A one-day workshop in the beautiful Pant Hall Near Presteigne. £50 (including light lunch and refreshments). Booking essential. for more information on how to book please email Karen on connectwithnature@hotmail.com or visit the website www.panthallcloistergardens.com 

16th - Sunday Serenade at The New Radnor Hub. Join us for lovely music followed by tea and cake. Concert starts at 3pm. £8 on the door, students and children free.

19th - Veteran singer/song writer and guitar genius Michael Chapman returns to the Dukes. This is the sound of a real song writer who's lived a real life and all that entails..Q magazine.

20th - Music for Refugee Week. 11am outside Old Garage, West Street, Knighton.  Tunes from around the World by the Sometime Band.

20th - Presteigne St. Andrew's Football Club AGM in the Clubhouse at Llanandras Park. 7:30pm start. All Welcome! (n.b. This will be followed by the PSAFC social Club AGM but this is open to members only) 

20th - Line dancing for beginners, Arkwright Village Hall Kinsham.  2pm-4pm £2.50 (also on 27th June).  Further info : 01544 267759

21st - Swamp Candy return to The Dukes by popular demand. 8PM Tickets £5 on the door.

22nd - Judge’s Lodging one-day course with Artist-in-Residence Matthew Wood 10am-4pm. For info tel. 07790 018463 or email info@matthewwoodpaintings.co.uk

22nd - Table Tennis Competition.  Knighton Recreation Ground, 9am to 4pm.  Knighton District Refugee Support Group.  01544 260398.

23rd - Moishe's Bagel at the Assembley Room. 8pm. Moishe's Bagel return with their thrillingly original cutting - edge klezmer and folk music. An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances. Tickets £12 from The Workhouse (cash only) & wegottickets.com 

23rd - Kinsham Open Gardens. Open 2pm till 6pm starting at Kinsham Village Hall. Tickets £3 Children free. Tea and cakes available all afternoon at the village hall. For more information telephone 01544 267701 or 01544 267798

26th - 1919 'Yor asked us for Peace' Prime Minister Clemenceau of France to the German Delegation, Paris. In a dispassionate, illustrated talk written for non-experts like him, Roger W.G.Curtis will highlight the attempts to make peace in the first half of the 20th century. To better understand those fatal years and the world today.  St Andrew's Church Hall Presteigne, 7.30pm, £8 (under 16s free).  Contact 01544 262846.  All proceeds to St Andrew's Heating Appeal.

27th - Line dancing for beginners, Arkwright Village Hall Kinsham.  2pm-4pm £2.50.  Further info : 01544 267759

29th - St Andrew's Summer Fayre. 2-4pm, St Andrew's Presteigne.   Enjoy games, stalls, teas and other attractions.  standrewsintray@btinternet.com

29th - EG Fitness and Dance Summer Show 6pm The Memorial Hall Presteigne Adults £5 Under 16s free. Tickets available from Emily at any of her classes on 07447 916646 by email egeorge95@icloud.com via facebook at EG fitness and Dance or on the door.

29th - Don't miss the annual MacMillan Tea Party on Saturday from 2pm at The Green Rockbridge Park. All welcome. parking & toilets on site. Tea, coffee, cakes (lots of lovely homemade cakes), tombola, crafts, book,white elephant stall. it's always a great day out - and helps fund essential area service.

30th - Songs of Praise at St Andrews Presteigne 11am

 

 

 

July

Until 29th September. The Rodd: Its Architecture, People & Landscape. Open Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:30 and Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12:00 - 16:30. Entrance £5, Conc £2.50, Under 16s. Entrance fee covers all exhibitions and activities on site. An exhibition in the former Grade II* listed home of international artist Sir Sidney and Lady Nolan. Visitors, will for the first time be allowed access to the ground floor of the 16th century manor house, Rodd Court.The exhibition gathers together information that has been found in the Trust’s archives with artworks and objects generously loaned to the Trust by those connected with the house giving some background to the history of the house and stories of who and how they lived at The Rodd. Contact details www.sidneynolantrust.org Email: info@sidneynolantrust.org.

3rd - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham Readers Group. Please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762 for details.

3rd - The Butchers Dogs Toby and John invite you to a musical evening plus support. Dukes Arms, Presteigne, 8:30pm, £3 on the door.

3rd - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers 8.8 miles from Gladestry VH. Walk starts at 10am. Everyone welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

3rd - Sharppp Chat discussion group, 7.30pm in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. 'Communitarianism' Giving anarchy a good name, with Penny Nicholson. More information from maggie@pccs-books.co.uk 

4th - Chatterbrook WI has a few spaces left on their Summer Outing to Hampton Court on Thursday with a guided tour of the historian Catherine Beale. Non - members welcome. The cost is £21 for the coach and tour. Please enquire to lesleyhwilding@gmail.com or phone 0758 5957704

4th - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, Line Dancing for Beginners 2pm till 4pm, £2.50. Wear comfy shoes and bring a bottle of water. For further information ring Carrie on 01544 267759. Also on 11th, 18th, 25th of July.

6th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers.9.5 miles from Whitton Old School CP starting at 10am, everyone welcome. Further details from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

6th - Presteigne Local Food Market 9am till 1pm in The Memorial Hall.

7th - Powys County Civic Service, St Andrews 11am

9th - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, Craft and Chat afternoon between 2pm and 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Bring something you would like to make or finish something you have had in the drawer for years or just pop in for a cup of tea and company. Wi fi available, admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit. On craft and chat days we have a free to use library of new and used books. Come and have a browse; everyone welcome.

10th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society, Memorial Hall, Presteigne at 7.30pm. Demonstrations. Visitors welcome. £5 Nicky Heale 'Summer Inspiration'

10th - Presteigne Evergreen Club have a trip to Aberystwyth Cost £13 pp Depart Norton 8.30am, recycling lay-by 9am Contact Judi on 01544 267420

12th - Presteigne Wheelbarrow Race through the town starting at 7pm from the Leisure Centre., raising funds for Presteigne Carnival and Presteigne Firefighters.Registration from 6.30pm at The Leisure Centre. Prizes £50 each for fastest Men's, Women's and Mixed teams (one wheelbarrow per team) and £50 prize for Fancy Dress. To enter call Dale on 07772 700603 or Owen on 07960 411206 or via the Facebook page.

12th-13th - The Chopper Club of Wales present the Carnival Bike Show and Party in the Yard. Live bands both days with food, real ale, cold beer. The Woodyard, Knighton Road, Presteigne.Gates open from 12 noon Friday. £10 admission on gate which includes free camping

13th - Presteigne Carnival 12.45pm, starting at John Beddoes School via Hereford St. & High St., to Went's Meadow.  £5.00 admission - Uner 16s and Fancy Dress Free.  Car Parking at Went's Meadow. Carnival Shows 1pm to 5pm. Carnival Evening 5pm-11pm with live music and bar open to 11pm.  To enter or take part in the carnival contact 01544 267018.

13th - Gather Round and Sing For Fun with Marion Rowlatt, 10.30am till noon in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne (There will be no Gather Round in August and September)

13-14th - Living History Festival 10am till 4pm at The Offa's Dyke Centre, West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN. A free celebration of medieval Wales. Fun for all ages with re-enactors, hands on archaeology, storytelling, talks, guided walks and more! For further information please contact 01547 528753 As part of this exhibition there will also be a Pop - Up VR Time Vortex Exhibition ever wondered how the internal combustion engine changed the rural landscape in Wales... Expect projections of Presteigne before the car, bus and tractors, to the presteigne you might know today. We have also added an augmented reality experience! This event will be a part of the Offa's Dyke Centre Living History Festival.

14th - Kinsham Country Show and Classics, Kinsham Village Hall LD8 2HN. New this year: Trevor Hill and his Animal Encounters. A great display of classic cars, motor bikes, lorries and agricultural machinery. Stalls, tea, cakes, bar and BBQ. Childrens entertainment. Come and join us and step back into yesteryear. Gates open to the public at 11am, exhibitors and stall holders set up by 10am. Entrance £4 children free, classic exhibitors free. Classics contact Steve Weaver 07891909325, stalls contact Caroline on 01544 260366

14th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society Open Garden Event at 22, Westfield Walk, Leominster. With teas, plants, and other stalls. Entry £2

14th - Afternoon Tea at Walton Village Hall. 2.30pm till 5pm. A selection of dainty and delicious sandwiches, savouries and cakes with a variety of teas and coffees. £7.50 pp Contact 01544 350511

17th - Bach And Beyond. A concert for Edward Storey. Music and words with Alison Ponsford Hill, soprano; Ruth Watson, oboe and David Ponsford, harpsichord. St Michael's Church, Discoed near Presteigne 7:30pm, £12, under 18s free, tickets from Courtyard Antiques, Presteigne or 01547 560246. Friends of St Michael's

17th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 6.75 miles from Ludloow, Applegreen Service Station. Walk starts at 10am. Everyone welcome! Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Further information at powysramblers.org.uk or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

18th - Walk with the East Radnor Ramblers,4.6 miles from Lingen Church CP, starting at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

20th - Downton Gorge visit on Thursday. We have arranged with Natural England for a small group to visit the private natural reserve in Downton Gorge on the River Teme between Leintwardine and Ludlow. There are a few places left for this. if you are interested please contact Phil King on 01544 260740 / phil@king618.co.uk to reserve your place. Normally there is no charge for ERR walks; however Natural England are charging £5 per person

20th - The Eagle Has Landed...the 50th anniversary of The Apollo Mission to the moon will be celebrated and readers are reminded that The Marches Astronomy Group meets on the second Friday of each month at 7.30pm at The Spaceguard Observatory, Knighton. Open to all with an interest in astronomy. New members welcome. Details tel: 01547 520247

20th - St.Andrew's Coffee Morning, St.Andrew's Church Hall, 10.30am till 12.30pm Come and enjoy a hot drink and cake and also the friendly company. Our volunteers welcome cakes to be sold and items in good condition for the raffle.

20th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 8 miles from Nash Woods CP Presteigne, starting at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

23rd - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham Craft and Chat afternoon 2pm till 4pm everyone welcome, admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit.

24th - Walk with East Radnor Ramblers, 7.5 miles from Church Stretton (Helmoth Road), starting at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further information from powysramblers.org.uk or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

27th - Out of Order YFC party. Knighton Community Centre, 9pm.

28th - Norton Show.  Fabulous family fun afternoon.  Show starts at 12 noon.  Home Farm Norton, LD8 2EF Entry £3 children under 16 free. Lots of attractions and stalls including horse, pony and dog shows, show jumping, gundog scurry. Further information Ann Price 01544 267221 or Dan Price on 07798 928909

 

August

Until 29th September. The Rodd: Its Architecture, People & Landscape. Open Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:30 and Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12:00 - 16:30. Entrance £5, Conc £2.50, Under 16s. Entrance fee covers all exhibitions and activities on site. An exhibition in the former Grade II* listed home of international artist Sir Sidney and Lady Nolan. Visitors, will for the first time be allowed access to the ground floor of the 16th century manor house, Rodd Court.The exhibition gathers together information that has been found in the Trust’s archives with artworks and objects generously loaned to the Trust by those connected with the house giving some background to the history of the house and stories of who and how they lived at The Rodd. Contact details www.sidneynolantrust.org Email: info@sidneynolantrust.org.

1st - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, Line Dancing for Beginners, from 2pm till 4pm, £2.50. Wear comfy shoes and bring a bottle of water. For further details please ring Carrie on 01544 267759. Also on 8th, 22nd, 29th.

4th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society Summer Lunch at Knucklas Village Hall. For details of this and other events please contact Chairman Avril Hoyle on 01547 529244

6th - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, Craft and Chat Afternoon from 2pm till 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit. Also free use of library of new and used books. Come and have a browse, everyone welcome.

7th - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham,Readers Group. For more details please contact Pam Williams on 01544 267762

7th - Sharppp Chat Discussion Group 7.00pm! On a farm near Bucknell. There IS a future for meat farming, with Christine Page. Booking essential!!

8th - Chatterbrook WI in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 7.30pm an illustrated talk by Penny Platts.'Russia-from Astrakhan to Moscow on the river Volga' Visitors welcome. £2 Further information from 01544 267245

14th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society, Memorial Hall, Presteigne 7.30pm Arnaud Metairie 'Halcyon Days in Hyderabad'

20th - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham, Craft and Chat Afternoon between 2pm and 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get together. Admission £2 to include tea/coffee and biscuit

22nd-27th - PRESTEIGNE FESTIVAL now in its 37th year, bringing together a plethora of diverse elements, with a strong American theme flowing throughout and, as always, a focus on the music of living composers. There is an exploration of the work of our composers-in-residence, Cheryl Frances-Hoad and American composer and virtuoso harpist Hannah Lash. Also premiered are Festival commissions from James Francis Brown, Harriet Grainger, Lliam Mattison, Freya Waley-Cohen and Adrian Williams. Website and online booking www.presteignefestival.com

24th - Lingen Fete 2pm including Novelty Dog Show, bouncy castle, books & other stalls, teas splat-the-rat, etc etc. enquires to 01544 267452

24th-26th - Presteigne Open Studios and Exhibitions. Now in its third year, artists of many different media will open their doors to the public on both days from 11am till 5pm There will be a brochure available through out the town nearer the time, with a map showing the various venues, and the different media being demonstrated or displayed. This year at least 21 artists will be taking part, all within walking distance of the town centre.

25th - The One Day Exhibition by Needling Along at Lingen Village Hall, SY7 0DY. Refreshments available, homemade cakes and sandwiches, raffle and sales table. Free admission and parking. Local textile artist exhibition. Enquiries batchcott@gmail.com

September

Until 29th. The Rodd: Its Architecture, People & Landscape. Open Wed - Fri 11:00 - 16:30 and Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12:00 - 16:30. Entrance £5, Conc £2.50, Under 16s. Entrance fee covers all exhibitions and activities on site. An exhibition in the former Grade II* listed home of international artist Sir Sidney and Lady Nolan. Visitors, will for the first time be allowed access to the ground floor of the 16th century manor house, Rodd Court.The exhibition gathers together information that has been found in the Trust’s archives with artworks and objects generously loaned to the Trust by those connected with the house giving some background to the history of the house and stories of who and how they lived at The Rodd. Contact details www.sidneynolantrust.org Email: info@sidneynolantrust.org.