What On – 2021

What’s On June 2021

Check in the main section of the Cliffhanger, their website / facebook/ contact details for dates and times and check to see if events are still  happening during COVID19 restrictions


The Angel Café with Rooms

Café and rooms open again from 17 May following government guidelines, and takeaways. Open for hot and cold drinks, breakfast, brunch, lunch and sweet treats daily. These will all be available whether sitting inside or enjoying our lovely courtyard – (8am – 5pm daily). Call 841627 for more details or for the menus, visit https://www.angel-sherston.co.uk/menu

The Bridge Restaurant

Indian cuisine to take away daily from 5pm-10pm on the site of The Carps. Call 840665 or email info@thebridge.restaurant for more details or for the menus, visit http://www.thebridge.restaurant/sherston/

The Rattlebone Inn

Pub restaurant open again in May following government guidelines. Check boards or website for new opening plans. Indoor & outdoor dining with restaurant menu and BBQ & pizzas from the wood fired oven Thur-Sun

Check boards for more details of events or call 840871 or follow on Twitter  or visit www.therattlebone.co.uk/

The Courtyard Café @ Lucy Tom’s

Now serving coffees, tea and herbal infusions and homemade cakes in the newly remodelled Tucks Yard with covered seating – takeaways available.  For further details call Lucy on 841433 or visit https://lucytom.com

Café at Hortico

Due to re-open sometime in June after the peak spring plant buying season – Newly remodeled café in the garden centre for tea coffee and cakes 10am – 3.30pm daily – wood burner, fully sustainable off grid, log cabin style café, covered seating in the nursery and amongst the Christmas trees growing for next year – dog friendly 

Plant centre and nursery open daily. Online shop with delivery to Sherston (SN16) and Swindon (SN1-5) Further details on Facebook  or visit http://www.horti.co.uk  or 07887 508880

‘Gardens for Good’ a garden-themed fundraiser

Tricia will be opening her own walled garden at Well Cottage, 6 Cliff Road, Sherston on Friday 21 & Saturday 22 May from 10-2pm with home-made refreshments available.  Bath-based development charity  SEND A COW  has been working for over 30 years with farming communities in Africa facing climate change.  Visit http://www.sendacow.org/events/gardens-for-good for more information and resources available or contact tricia.lawrence@outlook.com

Wiltshire Council Mobile Library

In Sherston  Every fortnight on Saturdays  10.30am – 12.45pm

Sherston High Street For further details call clerk@sherston.org.uk or mobilelibraries@wiltshire.gov.uk or visit https://services.wiltshire.gov.uk/MobileLibrary/Library/Stop/65

Church of the Holy Cross  – Church events

Details of this month’s events in the main section of the cliffhanger and on the Church Noticeboard for details of services and events

For further details call  Rev Susan Harvey 840696 or Susan Harvey susan.harvey055@gmail.com

Sherston Open Gardens Weekend 

Gardens open Sat 12 Sun 13 Jun, plant stall and teas and cake served outside the Chuch of the Holy Cross. More details in the main section. If you would like to open your garden, please contact Pat Whitehouse 840640, or Heather Martin 840375.

Village Hall Information Days

Buy a Butterfly and learn more about the planned renovations Sat 26 – Sun 27 Jun

Sat 26 – 10am -4pm Wildlife Photography Exhibition Nick Holland

Sun 27 – Talk on the history of the Village Hall by Roger Ashley

More details in the main section

Date for your Diary: Sherston Boules Weekend 2021

More details will be announced in the next months

Sat 10 July  – Boules competition on the High Street

Sun 11 July – Duck race from Stretchline and Teas in Mill Cottage garden

Bath Textile Artists exhibition

Multi Layered Medley, a selling exhibition in the British School Room, Cliff Road: Sat 17 Jul 10am-6pm; Sun 18 July, 12.30pm-6pm

King Arthur by The Last Baguette

A fun and farcical family adventure coming to Sherston an outdoor performance for families by The Last Baguette, a Rural Touring Show. Fri 23 July at 5pm on the Village Hall Field

Sherston Big Picnic Festival 2021

3-4 Sep in Sherston Tickets selling out fast at https://bigpicnic2021.eventbrite.co.uk great music on Friday night and all day/night on Saturday and this time with a licensed bar and some stuff to keep the little ones happy (and out of your hair!) during the day!


The Holford Arms

Pub restaurant open again in May following government guidelines. Check boards for more details of events or call 01454 238669 or info@theholfordarms.co.uk


Sopworth Village Plant Table in aid of Sopworth church and Sopworth village hall – Easter through summer. Positioned on the main street of Sopworth at the Didmarton end of the village between Bull Park Barn and Hollybush Barn


The Old Royal Ship

Pub restaurant open again in May following government guidelines. The Pub is now fully open inside, with takeaways and outside service also available.  The Ship is open for food all-day long, starting with breakfast and morning coffee.Take away specials 12 noon – 7pm Daily Please order as early as possible 840222

Luckington Open Gardens

9+ gardens on show in aid of Luckington Church Sun 20 Jun 2- 5.30pm £5 pp entry tickets and map from Luckington Parish Church from 1.30pm – parking in the Church car park

Luckington Summer Fête

Sat 3 July – 2pm till 8pm – a smaller fête this year; essentially a village picnic with live music – please bring your picnic blankets to Luckington’s playing field. Sell-in-advance raffle.  If you have any ideas or prizes to offer, please call Candy Neale on 840645 or email luckingtonfete@gmail.com


The Arboretum

Admission by booked entry slot only. Summer 2021 concerts tickets on sale: Thurs 10 Jun: Rag’n’Bone Man; Fri 11 Jun: Keane; Sat 12 Jun: Madness; Sun 13 Jun: Jess Glynne

For further details call 880220 or visit https://www.forestryengland.uk/westonbirt



Movies@Malmesbury is run entirely by volunteers.  If you would like to help out with the running of Movies@Malmesbury please see a member of the staff at the end of a screening or email us ghcooke@hotmail.com See main section for upcoming films showing in the Town Hall or visit our Facebook page at: MoviesatMalmesbury or http://www.malmesbury.gov.uk/cinema.html

for schedules, synopses, trailers etc.

Malmesbury Artisan and Farmers’ Market

held at the historic Market Cross every Fri from 9am to 3pm with an enticing array of local, fresh and organic produce together with artisan products and gifts at great prices  

The Big Malmesbury Craft Fair

Last Sat every month 11am-3pm – meet unique creatives, creators, makers, designers, producers and bakers.   The Hub

Malmesbury and District U3A

U3A is a unique organisation which provides educational, creative and leisure opportunities for retired and semi-retired people. There are over 500 members and around 40 different interest groups including arts and crafts, book group, history, gardening, dancing, theatre trips , languages, walking etc.  Malmesbury & District U3A continues to keep in touch with members with regular editions of the Lockdown News and events & talks by Zoom. If you are not a member you can still join us. Contact the membership secretary, Elaine Sharpe 01666 823568, to become a member, £10 for the whole year. Further details in article in the main section or visit www.malmesburyu3a.org.uk

WOMAD 2021

World Festival in Charlton Park. 22 – 25 July 2021 Tickets now on sale and 2020 tickets will be valid https://womad.co.uk


Tetbury Goods Shed – open

Vegetables from Aunt Addie’s

Visit the amazing Ros for all your delicious locally grown vegetables. Adeline Farm is a farming venture with the emphasis on quality, fresh, local and seasonal produce. Although not certified as Organic they are committed to using organic methods and to working with nature and respecting wildlife.  They are also totally committed to producing the finest produce possible. Every Sat 11am-2pm

The Whistle Stop café remains open for takeaway coffees and takeaway food on Wednesdays 12-4pm and Thursday to Sunday 10am-4pm We are thoroughly Covid secure and have been certified as such by Visit England : www.shed-arts.co.uk


Flicks in the Sticks

Will return – tbc  Didmarton Village Hall  For further details call Jenny Body 01454 238358 or jenny.body@btconnect.com


Moviola – the Touring Rural Cinema Scheme

See main section for this month’s film details Grittleton Village Hall  For further details call Lesley 01249 783157 or email l_palmer@btinternet.com or visit http://www.moviola.org/


The Electric Picture House

A refurbished local cinema run by volunteers from the local community See website for this month’s films. Allocated seating, prebooking essential. Face coverings must be worn, though can be removed to consume drinks and snacks bought at the EPH. For further details call 01453 844601 or visit www.wottoncinema.com


The Barn Theatre

Live shows with socially distanced seating and ventilation as well as live streamings.

For further details call Box office: 01285 648255 or boxoffice@barntheatre.org.uk or visit https://barntheatre.org.uk


The Electric Picture House

The Electric Picture House A refurbished local cinema run by volunteers from the local community. For further details call 01453 844601 or visit www.wottoncinema.com for upcoming films Planning to re-open from 18 May following government guidelines

Bath, Stroud, Bristol, Wotton-Under-Edge

Covent Garden Royal Opera House and Ballet @ yours

Live and pre recorded screenings of opera and ballet from the ROH Covent Garden   Stream opera and ballet content online from our house to yours while our stages are closed.

Stroud Apollo, Odeon Bath and many other Cinemas For further details call 0871 220 6000 or visit https://www.roh.org.uk/tickets-and-events

National Theatre Live

Live and pre recorded screenings from The National Theatre @ the cinema

For further details visit www.ntlive.com


Theatre Royal Bath

Live performances will return with performances in the socially distanced Main House auditorium. For further details call 01225 448844 or visit http://www.theatreroyal.org.uk