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LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017
2nd - Artists and Makers at The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. 10.00am till 3pm. A selection of work from local artists and makers working with wood, wool, silk,linen, silver and semi-precious stones, prints and hand-made paper. For details contact Rosamund on 01544 260777
2nd - Presteigne Local Food Market Memorial Hall, Presteigne 9am till 1pm The best collection of artisan food producers in the area.
3rd - Presteigne and Norton Allotments will be open from 2 till 5pm for tours, teas and produce stall. All are welcome. No charge.
5th - Lingen Gardening Club talk in the hall entitled 'Flora of Spain' by Stuart Hedley, 7.30pm. Members £1 and non-members £4
8th - Presteigne Screen present 'Hidden Figures' Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Details www.presteignescreen.org.uk
9th - Flower Festival/Coffee Morning 10.30am St.Andrew's Church Norton. £1 Refreshments and plant, book, produce and bric-a-brac stalls.
9th-17th - h.Art Exhibition 'Sara Bamford Sculpture' at The Workhouse Gallery and Cafe. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am till 4pm Free parking and easy access. Industrial Estate, Presteigne LD8 2UF Tel: 01544 267864 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
9th-17th - h-Art Exhibition at St.Michael's Church, Discoed. Curated by Simon Dorrell, open daily from 11am till 5pm. Participating artists are painting : Thelma Ayre, Peter Bishop, Julienne Braham, Simon Dorrell, Lois Hopwood, Peter Horrocks, Alison MacGregor Grimley and Shelagh Popham. Ceramics: Jason Braham, Tony Hall and Corinna Kenyon-Wade. Stained glass: Tamsin Abbott. St. Michael's Church, Discoed, Powys LD8 2NW www.discoed.org
10th - Harvest Festival 11am St. Andrew's Church, Norton with lunch
11th - 'Building Self Worth' course(free) run by Mid-Powys Mind in the small meeting room, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 5-8pm with further sessions on 18th and 25th September.
11th - Poetry In Presteigne. The autumn/winter Poetry in Presteigne programme returns with the first reading of the season featuring two well-known local poets, John Sewell and Colin Sutherill. The Radnorshire Arms Hotel, Presteigne, 7.30pm Tickets £5 / Students £2 on the door. Tel:01544 267418 www.poetryinpresteigne.org
12th - The Evergreen's trip to Moreton-on-Marsh. For details telephone 01544 262710
13th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society demonstration in the Memorial Hall, Presteigne at 7.30pm.'I can see a Rainbow' by Anne Gaynor. Visitors always welcome, £5 per meeting, telephone 01547 529244 for any enquiries
14th - Chatterbrook WI meeting in The Memorial Hall, Presteigne features speaker Kim Smith 'My time in the Falklands'. Visitors welcome from 8pm. Further information from 01544 267245
15th - Lingen Flix 'Their Finest' (12A) Comedy/Drama/Romance staring Bill Nighy, Gemma Arterton, Helen McCrory and Richard E. Grant Admission: £5 on the door, children £3.50 Lingen Village Hall. If you'd like to pre-book a seat phone 01544 267736.
22nd - Presteigne Screen present 'Letters from Baghdad' Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. Details www.presteignescreen.org.uk
22nd - 'From The Blue Hills' with Simon Deeley's Quartet. At St.Andrew's Church, Presteigne at 7.30pm. Eleven original compositions by jazz pianist Simon Deeley in styles ranging from the lively Latin-jazz of 'On A Wing And A Dance' through the 'in-the-groove-jazz' of 'Soul Of The West' to gentle reflective ballads such as 'Ballad Of The Blue Waters', now all recorded on the Quartet's new CD. All this and guest vocalist Steve Hollinghurst. Tickets £10 (to include a glass of wine) available from Winnie's Newsagents Presteigne. Enquiries tel: 01544 267777 or 07890 303681
22nd - Early Music At Discoed 'Sonatas of Handel's London' Philip Torby and David Hatcher are joined by Sharon Lindo (violin) and Hilary Norris (harpsichord) for an evening of solo and trio sonatas. Upper House, Discoed, Presteigne. 7.30pm. £15 to include a drink. Tel:07989091949
23rd - Early Music At Discoed 'Woods So Wild' featuring Fontanella, a recorder ensemble. Upper House, Discoed, Presteigne. 8pm. £15 to include a drink. Buffet supper from 6pm, £18.50 includes a drink. Tel:07989 901949
29th - Mid Border Arts present 'Wolves Are Coming For You' by Joel Horwood presented by Pentabus Rural Theatre Company and Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. Someone has seen a wolf. Where did they come from? How many are there? Someone must be able to do something about them. Otherwise how will our children get to school? The audience are invited on an entertaining journey as community spirit overcomes fear. Age 12+. At The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 8pm Tickets £12/£7 from Courtyard Antiques, The Workhouse & wegottickets
29th - St. Michael's Church, Discoed 'A Celebration of Light In Words and Music' 7.30pm. This programme is in praise, not only of our new stained glass window, but of light in all its forms and seasons -sunlight, moolight, starlight, candlelight and our own inner light. It will include words from Gerard Manley Hopkins, Laurie Lee, R.S.Thomas and Dylan Thomas. And the first performance of a new poem for four voices and dulcimer by Edward Storey, 'Towards the Light' The music will be performed by singers and musicians directed by Sue Harris. The Church will be appropriately decorated with lights and flowers for this special event of praise and pleasure, which should not be missed. Admission £8 on the door, including of course, 'light' refreshments.
30th - Lingen Live! At Lingen Village Hall, featuring Little Dave, from 7.30pm, admission £10 to include a light bite. All welcome. Enquiries 01544 267377
1st - The Velvet Violin presents 'The Quiz', John and Dave with another baffling chocoholic, mish-mash, 'Red Ethel', Kate Hardy, Andy Thompson and Justin Preece, jazz/folk trio, harmonious vocals, guitars and double base performing a variety of original songs, and 'Laura Cortes & The Dance Cards', from the States served up with panache and zing, its bold and elegant fare, schooled in the rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock n roll swagger. The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 7.30pm. £13 from Courtyard Antiques or telephone 01544 267163 Full Circle Bar and snacks
7th - PNCS Warehouse Re-Launch!
13th - 7.30pm LINGEN FLIX 'The Promise' (12A) At the onset of WWI in the heart of The Ottoman Empire as tensions begin to mount exiles begin the fight back against The Empire. A£5/C£3.50 T:01544 267736 E:email@example.com W:lingen.org.uk Lingen Village Hall. Refreshments available.