Clubs and Groups in West Alvington
An informal gathering for anyone in the Parish
Come along and have a cup of tea and a piece of cake, there are activities if you wish to partake.... or just read your paper.
Everyone welcome, the more the better, age is no barrier......
Please join us
Contact: Sylvia Norsworthy for dates and more information (01548 853271)
West Alvington Horticultural Society
President 2019: Loveday Stone
Chairman: Sylvia Norsworthy
Vice Chairman: Terry Reeves
Secretary & Treasurer: Keith Steer – Fairwinds, 2 Collaton Road, Malborough,
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 3RJ - 01548 561509
The society holds an annual show every August (the Saturday before bank holiday) at Malborough Village Hall and a Spring Show in March at West Alvington Village Hall, and strives to provide interesting afternoons out for the local community. Classes are for vegetables, fruit, flowers, floral art, preserves, cookery, handicrafts, photography and for juniors. All schedules have been despatched for 2019 but if you would like one please contact Keith as above.
We also hold various fund raising events throughout the year, to further provide the necessary funds, but also to offer a happy social occasion for all to enjoy.
11 May Sweets & Savouries luncheon – in WA village hall
27 July Sweets & Savouries luncheon – in WA village hall
24 August Annual Show – Malborough Village Hall
30 November Christmas Sweets & Savouries luncheon in WA village hall
14 December Annual Christmas luncheon at The Cottage Hotel
See below for photos of the Horticultural Society Prizewinners
West Alvington Bell Ringers
Great News in 2019
All the necessary remedial works have now been carried out and the bells can once again be safely rung. They are usually rung on the third Sunday in the month for the 9.30am service and the Tower Captain is Paul Adams
West Alvington W.I
The WI meet in the Ring of Bells (West Alvington) at 7.30pm on the 2nd Tuesday each month (except August).
There are speakers most months.
tel. 01548 853050 Jackie.email@example.com
January 8th Tally Ho trip to pantomime : Dick Whittington. Theatre Royal, Plymouth
January 9th Late January Meeting/Get together. Glitzy Dress Up Social
February 12th Mike Rendell Crusoe Talk (Anniversary)
March 12th Holly Trubshaw, Cookworthy Museum - Hallsands Talk
April 9th AGM with meal at The Ring o' Bells
April 16th Sea Coast Group Meeting Hosted by Salcombe
May 14th Rachel Trevallion, Harbour House - Yoga Talk and Demo
June 11th Eric Distin talking about antiques and valuations (2-3 items per member)
July 9th Afternoon Cream Tea outing (venue to be arranged nearer the time)
August NO MEETING
Sept 10th Speaker still to be confirmed
October 8th Norman Maudsley Finland Talk - Trekking with Huskies
November 12th Janet Downer with more tales of Dark Deeds of Devonshire
December 10th Christmas Dinner at the Ring O'Bells
All Welcome at West Alvington Ladies Lunch Club
Fourth Tuesday of every month except December
12 noon at the Ring O'Bells West Alvington
Ring O'Bells EventsSat 23rd March.... live music by Nick The Fish ... 2100hrs to 2300hrs
Sun 31st March....Mothers Day ... All mothers get a free pud with carvery.
Fri 5th April ... Meal for the Village ... All welcome - 7.00 pm
These are themed nights and this one was Italian food
They are always a set price per person. Booking is necessary.
(These nights happen approx every six weeks so are an ideal
way of meeting people or just catching up with friends)
Sat 6th April... live music by Ben Carr .. 2100hrs to 2300hrs.
Sat 27th April ... live music by Ian Boyd .. 2100hrs to 2300hrs
this is one not to miss.
Fri 10th May.... live music by Chill.. 2100hrs to 2300hrs
(They come all the way from Dorchester)
Sat 1st June... live music by Rip Tide ... 2100 to 2300 hrs
For all live music please keep an eye on the advertising boards at the front of the pub
We also do a cider and music festival on the August bank holiday weekend.
And not to forget our firework display in November.
Ryan and Hayley Philp
Tel: 01548 857227 email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Village Hall Coffee Mornings
Held on the first Wednesday of the month in the Village Hall
Features a "Bring and Share" book stall.
Everything Free !!!
In the village Hall from 10.00-11.00
Horticultural Society Photos 2019
Array of Silver Cups for the Spring Show
June Steer - exhibitor with the most points in the Spring Show
President Loveday Stone with junior winners Elvie Rolfe and Millie Prowse
Pat Janes judging the preserves - summer show
Sarah Oatley with the best decorated egg at the summer show
Mike Hine with prizewinning onions at the 2018 summer show
Mark Boon with outstanding fuchsias - summer show