What’s on in the Region

Holy Cross Church
The Coffee Shop – Fair Trade tea and coffee with homemade biscuits and brownies – Open Thurs 9.30 am – 12 noon till Easter then Tues, Wed & Thur till Autumn – with homemade cake too

Sunday services 8am Holy Communion; 1st and 4th – Holy Communion, 2nd Worship Together – a service for all age groups preceded by breakfast at 9am, 3rd – Family Service preceded by breakfast at 9am See the Parish Life for more details

Mustard Seeds is a Sat am club for children aged 4 and over, from 10am – 12noon twice a month. Contact Becky Fisher 07974 030212 or becky.fisher@deanery.org.uk


Congregational Church – in The British Schoolroom.

Services 11am each week, led or hosted by Reverend Andrew Williams Tarling. Sunday School 10.15 – 11am. Bible study alternate Mondays 8pm at BSR/Church. Brick (Lego) Club alternate Fridays 5.30 – 7pm. Contact awtcharfield@hotmail.co.uk or 07921 390878 or find us on facebook. Admin  – Victoria Meheust  sherstoncongchurch@outlook.com Sec.- clementsmary@btinternet.com or 07778 934742


Sherston Churches are combining for “FAMILY FEST”

where all ages can come together on the 4th Sunday of the month between 4-5pm for Song – Prayer – Biblical Teaching – Craft – Play and afterwards refreshments, questions, discussion table-tennis, snooker and board games. The British Schoolroom Cliff Rd.

Methodist Church
Services every Sunday at 10.30am apart from 3rd Sunday in the month when service is held at Luckington.

For further details see the Parish Life

Gauzebrook Church for Children

Children are welcome at all the services which are held in the Gauzebrook Group churches but there are some occasions which are particularly for them:

Junior Church is held at Court House, Hullavington at 11.00am now on the first Sunday of each month, except for August. This is for children from 3 to 11+. Any children under 3 need to be accompanied by an adult. Contact Becky Fisher 07974 030212 or becky.fisher@deanery.org.uk


Little Lights.

Every term time Fri 10am in Hullavington church. Children aged 0-5 and their parents/carers come from across the Group, including Sherston, for songs, crafts, activities, Bible stories and snack time. Any questions, contact Chantal on 837522

Easton Grey Parish Church
See Parish Life for details of services



Link provides a voluntary car service for residents living in the Malmesbury area, taking those in need to hospital, the chiropodist, GPs’ surgeries and to visit sick relatives. For further information, prospective volunteers can contact the Link co-ordinator and volunteer support officer on 840861 9am-1pm


Ancient Order of Sherston Mangold Hurlers
Why not join us and discover the joys of mangold hurling and all its traditions?

For further information email ebeplaced@aol.com.


Ashtanga Yoga class

Strength, flexibility, realign. Fridays 10.30-11.45am in the village hall. More info – Stuart 07986 003602 or www.pulse4life.co.uk


Carer Support Wiltshire – Monthly carers café

4th Thursday each month 10.30am – 12pm at the Kings Arms Hotel, Malmesbury – come along to chat with other carers over a hot drink or two. CSW is a charity with a team of support workers who can provide information and support to carers living in Wiltshire, by phone or face to face, along with counselling and advice relating to your role. Free and confidential for anyone aged 18+. CSW offers the chance to have a break through social cafés, days out, activities, craft groups and complementary therapies. More details or to register for some support, visit www.carersinwiltshire.co.uk, email info@carersinwiltshire.co.uk or freephone 0800 181 4118 (01380 871690 from a mobile).


Castle Combe Colts Football Club

Join a charter standard club with CRB checked FA qualified coaches, fantastic playing & training facilities and a healthy inclusive culture – take a free 4week taster session. Currently recruiting for the following age groups: Mini-Kickers (Rec/Y1) U10 (Y5) U11 (Y6). Tel 837286 or secretary@cccfc.co.uk   www.cccfc.co.uk


Church bell ringing
Practices are every Wednesday 7.30 – 9 pm. Call Geoff Martin 840375 or come along.

Dance classes at The Scout Hut

Fun and friendly classes for children to learn ballet and/or jazz on Tuesday afternoons during term time

Preschool/infant ballet 3.30 – 4pm, Jazz 4 – 4.30pm. Junior ballet 4.30 – 5pm, Jazz 5 – 5.30pm
All abilities welcome.  For more information please call Abigail on 07720 396195


Drawing Classes in Sherston

Classes are held in the British Schoolroom during term times Weds either 10am to 12noon or 1.30 to 3.30pm. Students have individual attention and the classes are friendly and welcoming. We work on observational drawing in a range of media, pencil, watercolour crayon and pastel; subjects include plants and flowers, natural objects and still life groups. For further information please contact Heather Martin heather@geoffmartin.plus.com  or phone 840375


Eudo Tae Kwon Do
Thursdays 7-9pm in Sherston primary school hall. For details contact Simon Penfold 824773

Footpaths group
‘Sherston Walks – a guide to local rights of way’, featuring 10 local walks on sale at the post office. If you would like to learn more about the footpath group and perhaps take part in some of its activities please come along to a meeting. For further information contact Maggie Harries on 841047 or maggie@harriespartnership.com Now online @ http://www.sherstonwalks.org.uk


Forest School Club

Weekly outdoor activities during term time at both Sherston and Luckington School and further fun extended sessions during school holidays. For further information please contact nikiwalden-forestschool@hotmail.co.uk

Fresh Air Fitness

Total body outdoor workout on Sherston Rec Fridays 9 -10am. Info: www.pulse4life.co.uk Stuart 07986 003602



The Help a Hedgehog Hospital charity has a satellite hospital in Tetbury. Mary Hinton 07779 299224 www.helpahedgehog.org


Ingleburn Trefoil Guild

Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month, usually at St. Mary’s School Tetbury at 7.30 p.m. Lifts are available for non-drivers in the Sherston/Malmesbury area.

Details from Helen Price, 503187 or retreatcottage17@btinternet.com


Luckington Pre-School

A well-established Montessori inspired Pre-School, for 2½ to 5 years old. Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, during term time. Government funding available and childcare vouchers welcome. For more information, call 840028, email chair@luckingtonpreschool.org.uk or visit



Malmesbury Area Board Meeting
For details see www.wiltshire.gov.uk/areaboards


Malmesbury Concert Band

Rehearsals on Fri evenings in Malmesbury, 7.15 – 9.15pm for performances at local bandstands.For further details see our website http://www.freewebs.com/malmesburyconcertband/ or contact Tony Fleming, the Musical Director, on 575229 or tony@jacfleming.plus.com


Malmesbury Community Choir

The Malmesbury Community Choir is a non-audition performing choir that meets for rehearsals in the Old School Room at the Town Hall every Monday evening from 7.30-9.30pm. The waiting list is currently full for ladies, but we would always welcome extra men and young people between 14-21 years old. Membership is £50 per quarter, but membership for U18s is free and U21s is half price. For further information please emailinfo@malmesburycommunitychoir.org, visit the website at www.malmesburycommunitychoir.org or https://www.facebook.com/MalmesburyCommunityChoir.


Malmesbury Embroiderer’s Guild

The local branch holds monthly meetings at Little Somerford Village Hall. On alternate months there are Saturday workshops on a wide range of topics, and on the intervening dates there is a Tuesday evening talk at 7.30pm. We always welcome newcomers and occasional visitors, although pre-booking is essential for the workshops. Just turn up for the talks – non members £5. For further information please phone Heather Martin 840375 or www.malmesburyembroiderers.blogspot.com


Malmesbury Film Society

Memorable new, classic and foreign films are shown at 7.30pm every 3rd Sunday of the month at St. Mary’s Hall, Malmesbury – no booking or membership necessary. Join us for unique films and an enjoyable evening out. See our website www.malmesburyfilmsociety.org.uk for details on all upcoming films.


Malmesbury Luncheon Club
Over 60s meet every Wednesday at midday in the Wesleyan Room of Malmesbury Town Hall for a chat and a 2 course lunch followed by tea or coffee. £3. Please call Helen Churchill on 840080 if you’d like to attend. New members most welcome. Volunteers also needed to prepare and serve lunch, no washing up.

Malmesbury & Villages Community Partnership
For details contact Woody Allen 01666 390110 mark.allen@allenclan.co.uk

Malmesbury Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

For details contact the Division Commissioner at malmesbury@wncounty.org.uk


Malmesbury Rangers
Girls over 14 meet every 2nd Thurs in the month. Further details from Gill Shaw on 825647 or email 27 Jun.


North Wiltshire Villages Flower Club

meets at 7.30pm on the 3rd Wed evening at Crudwell Village Hall. Members come from the surrounding villages to hear speakers and enjoy floristry demonstrations and do workshops and competitions. Further details call Margaret Stanford on 01285 770639


Parish Council Meeting
Takes place on the 2nd Thurs each month at 7.30pm in the village hall. Minutes of meetings can be read online at http://www.sherston.org.uk.  Further details contact Sarah Wood 840197or clerk@sherston.org.uk


The Rattlebone Boules League

Consists of 48 teams playing in 3 Leagues Playing season Apr – Aug. For more information, contact Tony Towle on 840574.


Red Bull Inn Boules

Friendly boules club at the Red Bull Inn (Malmesbury Rd) – meets every Thurs at 7.15pm – any level. For the more competitive members, there is a team playing in the Cotswold Pétanque league. To enter, please contact Sue McKechnie on 840601 or susannemckechnie@hotmail.com.uk


Rotary Club of The South Cotswolds

Meets at The Horse Guards Inn in Brokenborough each Mon at 7pm, with dinner served at 7.30pm.

Visitors are always welcome to our meetings, as are guests and anyone interested in Rotary and in helping the local Community. Further details at website www.rcsc.co.uk or from Ian Pegg on 840986.


Senior Club
Meets at 2.30pm during summertime in the British School Room, more details call Helen Quirk 840516.


Sherston 1016
Fundraising for local good causes and charities. For further details, contact sherston1016@gmail.com or 07717 424619.


Sherston Baby and Toddler Group
The group is a fun way for babies, toddlers and their parents to meet and play. Meets at 10 -11.30am each Tues in the British School Rooms with toys for all stages from wrigglers to toddlers, craft activities, music and snacks for all, and a cup of tea/coffee for the deserving parent. For further details contact sherstontoddlergroup@gmail.com or like us on Facebook for regular updates http://www.facebook.com/sherston.toddlers


Sherston Badminton Club
We play every Tues evening from 7.30pm in the Village Hall from Sept to the end of May. New members welcome – mixed ages (over 18) and abilities. For more information, contact. David Boyle 841587, 07740 188882 or email djboyle@hotmail.com


Sherston Brownies
Meet every Weds and Thurs during term time 5.45 – 7pm in the Scout Hut.  All girls are welcome to join after their 7th birthday, but there is a waiting list.  Visit https://www.girlguiding.org.uk and follow the parents link to register your interest, for all other queries contact Tawny Owl (Nicky) at nicky.gray@btinternet.com

2nd Sherston Brownies started in Sept 2016, for details contact Spectacled Owl (Lara Farahar) at sherston2ndbrownies@outlook.com or call 841085

1st Sherston Cub Scout Pack
Membership of the Cub Pack is open to those between 8 and 10 ½ years old. The Pack has regular meetings on Fri nights in term times from 6.30pm to 8pm. There is a waiting list for Cubs, and those interested should contact Greg Hughes, Bagherra, Cub Scout Assistant Leader, greghughes_2000@yahoo.co.uk to obtain an application form

1st Sherston (John Rattlebone) Scout Troop
Is open to young people from the village and surrounding parish from the ages of 10 ½ to 13 ½. We meet at the Scout hut on Tues nights from 7pm to 9pm during school term times. To join contact Riaan van Rooyen on riaan@pulse-software.co.uk There is currently a small waiting list to join.

Sherston Whitewall Explorers
You don’t need to have previously been a member of scouts or guides to join us, just be aged between 13 ½ and 18 and free between 8.30 and 10pm on a Fri night during term time; for further information please contact Darren Walsh – 841043 or Ewan Blair –840096 – whitewallexplorers@googlemail.com

Westonbirt Guides
Meet in Querns Hall, Rosehill School, Westonbirt 5pm – 7pm every Wed. Sherston Brownies tend to come along if they don’t join Scouts. Details from Ann Bye, 01454 218152, ann.bye@virgin.net


Sherston Town FC
The club plays in the Stroud league at Knockdown Park on Sat afternoons – spectators and new players welcome. For more details contact Pete Brock on 07912 777647 or peter.brock666@btinternet.com

Sherston Magna Cricket Club

Junior nets Mon 6pm and Senior nets at 6.30pm on Tues nights at Pinkney Park. If you would like to get involved with local cricket please email cricket@sherstonmagnacc.co.uk or visit the website www.sherstonmagnacc.co.uk


Sherston Netball Club

Training every Mon at 7.30pm at Westonbirt Leisure Centre. All ages and abilities welcome. £3 per session. For more info, please contact Lauren (07885 597429), Saara (07739 552336) or Kate (07792 064438).


Sherston Community Choir

The community choir with conductor Trudi Baker meets at 7.30pm each Wed in term time in the British Schoolroom. £3 per session. All welcome. Further information from Sheila Cutcher sheilacutcher28@gmail.com or 840067, or on Facebook.


Sherston Photography Forum

A monthly group has formed in Sherston for anyone with an interest in photography 2nd Tues of each month at 7.30pm in the Village Hall. For details call Nick Holland on 841019 or nholland63@btinternet.com


Sherston Pilates
Daytime and evening classes held in the village hall. Run by Saara Sharman, Chartered Physiotherapist. All ages and abilities welcome. For more details contact Saara on 07739 552336 or sherstonpilates@gmail.com


Sherston Tennis Club

The tennis courts are located on Knockdown Road, next to the football pitch- open to all over the winter. Children’s Sat am coaching will start after Easter. If you would like to be emailed with details nearer the time, please contact Sophie Cheetham on 07786 990045 or sophcheetham@gmail.com.

If you’re interested in joining the club or using the courts, please contact Nic Riley on 840682 or nic50riley@gmail.com.


Sherston Theatre Club
Excursions with a Sherston High Street-to-venue return coach service. Annual fee £20. Listings under http://www.communigate.co.uk/wilts/sherstontheatreclub/ or contact Helen Quirk on 840516 or helenandjim@thequirks.plus.com

Sherston Velo

A cycling club formed of enthusiastic road cyclists from Sherston and the surrounding area. There are regular rides each weekend morning with a fast paced group leaving first for an hour, followed by a longer club run. For membership and other information about the club, visit the website www.sherstonvelo.cc or email Mark Walsh at secretary@sherstonvelo.cc


Sherston Village Hall
Available for hire by all. Ideal for meetings, events, parties etc. For details Chris and Tony Weedon 841377 or email dogleg3@gmail.com

Sherston W.I.
Meetings on first Thurs of the month. Mar – Sep in the Village Hall (except Apr due Spring Play) at 7.30pm and Nov/Dec/Feb in the British Schoolroom at 2.30pm. No meetings but celebration meals Oct and Jan.

Visitors always most welcome £3.50. Further information: Secretary 840578.


Sherston Young Craft Group
Every Mon 6.45 – 8.15pm in the village hall (children aged 9+). £3 (incl all materials) per evening paid in advance of each half term. To join, please call Minnie Hulme on 841118 or email hulmessherston@sky.com

Street Dance classes in Sherston 

Bristol’s Pumped dance school is running classes in Sherston Village Hall every Thurs. It’s a fun, high energy dance class for girls and boys. The 4-6 year old class will run from 4.30pm to 5.15pm, with 7-11 year olds from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. Drop in for £5 per class, £16 pay monthly – or two siblings for £9 per week. Email Claire to register your interest at info@dancepumped.co.uk or just pop in, more details www.dancepumped.co.uk


Tetbury Camera Club

Meets every Tues evening from Sept to end of May at 7.30pm in The Priory Inn, Tetbury. For more information and current programme visit http://tetburycameraclub.org.uk/ or call Liz Cooper 840482. Visitors welcome.


Village Hall 300+ Club
For an annual subscription of only £6, give yourself the opportunity of winning a cash prize in every monthly draw whilst supporting the Village Hall.   If you would like to join, or need more information, contact the coordinator, Lin Prior on 840846.


WEA Sherston Arts, Literature and History Courses

The WEA (Workers’ Education Association) offers courses on the Arts, Literature and History in the British School Room, Cliff Road. For more information or to book a place contact Warwick or Pat Jones on 840764 or warwickandpatjones@gmail.com


Wiltshire Walks

The walk lasts approximately 45 minutes and often ends with a cup of tea or coffee. Further information contact Sarah Sims on sarah.sims@wiltshire.gov.uk or 07846100233. For a full list of walking groups in Wiltshire please visit www.wiltshire.gov.uk/getwiltshirewalking.


Yoga for All

Mon evenings 7.45-9.15pm in the village hall. Drop in rate £9 reducing to £7.50 if you take up the course. More details contact Theo 07818 401110 or theo@wildyoga.co.uk www.wildyoga.co.uk



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