Castle Combe Family Cycling Day – Sunday 27 August 2017

Castle Combe Family Cycling Day – Sunday 27 August 2017

Have you been inspired by Chris Froome’s fourth Tour de France win? Fancy getting out on your bike? Want to get the kids outside and active this summer? Then why not come along to the historic Castle Combe Race Circuit for a day of cycling fun for all the family! From 11.30am on Sunday 27 th August, you can experience the exhilaration of riding on the smooth, traffic free 2-mile Castle Combe Circuit. Anyone of any age or ability can simply turn up and pay on the day: £5 adults, £2 children and £10 for a family ticket. Apart from cycling around the circuit, there is much more on offer throughout the day: Children are invited to come and take part in our Go Ride Challenge – where you can learn new bike skills, compete against others in short races and win prizes! For the very young ones, we are offering have-a- go sessions on Strider Bikes – balance bikes for toddlers. There will be much more to see and do on the day so don’t miss out. The Tavern Café will be open during the day serving hot and cold food and drinks, there will be coffee and ice cream stands, and do feel free to bring your own picnic as there is plenty of space to sit, relax and watch the fun. Once again, the Circuit Lap Challenge is back by popular demand! See how many laps you and your family can complete altogether! A great way to get everyone pedalling, this event takes place throughout the day on the circuit, and offers some exciting prizes, including...

Castle Combe Family Cycling Day 28th August

With just under a month to go plans are progressing well for the Castle Combe Family Cycling Day and Severn Bridge Sportive. To celebrate the Olympics taking place in Rio this year the youngster’s skills activities will have an Olympic theme. There will be an opportunity to take part in these sessions and win prizes!! Once again Help for Heroes are the charity partner for the event and will be attending with their merchandise stand and “Hero Bear”. The Family Cycling Day commences at 11:30am. Whilst the riders taking part in the Sportive are out on the road, the Family Cycling Day will take place on the circuit itself. Cyclists young and old can just turn up and register on the day and ride the smooth traffic free 2 mile circuit. The Circuit Challenge will be taking place again where you can see how many laps you can do cumulatively in the day. Prizes available!! A family ticket to a Motor racing day at the circuit is up for grabs for the family completing the most laps. In June, a total of 460 riders totaled over 7,600 miles in a three hour period as part of an event organised by Chippenham Wheelers for National Bike Week. The café will be open all day for hot and cold food and drinks along with ice cream and Coffee concessions Throughout the day there will be various cycling related activities for all to take part in. Hills Lorries – demonstrating the difficulties for drivers mixing with cyclists and the many safety features adopted to ensure maximum safety for cyclists. Cargo Bike races and displays of Cargo bikes with Iceni bikes attending. – www.icenicycles.co.uk/ Strider Bikes...

Burmese cuisine comes to Yatton Keynell

A chance to try authentic Burmese cuisine at its best. On Saturday 9th July, Head chef at wagamama for over 10 years and trained as a chef in Burma, Aung Johnson-Moe introduces the food of his homeland to Wiltshire. Burmese cuisine is influenced by the cuisine of the five countries that surround it – Thailand, Laos, China, India and Bangladesh – but tastes like none of them. A traditional Burmese meal is typified by rice accompanied by numerous side dishes designed to satisfy the four primary flavours: sour, salty, spicy and bitter. Meat, seafood and vegetable curries make up the side dishes as well as soups and a variety of salads. Doors open 9th July at 7:30pm, at Yatton Keynell Village Hall. £25 per person, advance booking essential. Menu and online booking Bar available with all bar proceeds to local...

Grittleton Chapel – dates for the diary Summer 2016

Summer services at Grittleton Chapel: Sunday 19th June, 2.30, Service with Pastor Tony  Newnham who will also play the harmonium! Sunday 17th July, 2.30, Service led by Pastor Jonathan Hunt. Saturday, 6th August  7.00pm  Songs of Praise Evening led by Pastor Andrew Jones of Yarnbrook Chapel. Sunday 21st August, 2.30, Service with Rev Thomas Yates of St Maryport, Devizes. Sunday,18th September, 2.30,Service with Rev Thomas Yates, Maryport Street Baptist Chapel, Devizes. Saturday,10th September,  Heritage Open Days 1.00 – 4-00m, Saturday 10th September,  6.00pm,  Baptists of North Wiltshire – a talk by Dr. Robert Oliver of Bradford on Avon. Saturday 1st October 2.30pm   Victorian Harvest Festival led by Pastor Jonathan Hunt of Morton Baptist Church,...

The Gift Cafe – 25th June 2016 at the Village Hall

Yatton Keynell Village Hall Saturday 25 June 2016 10am – 1pm Come and join us for coffee and cake and browse our handpicked selection of gifts and cards. We are a family run business who are proud to stock products made in Britain and ethically traded too. We look forward to seeing you there. www.thegiftcafe.co.uk...
Curtain Up Theatre School presents Hot Mikado

Curtain Up Theatre School presents Hot Mikado

East meets West head-on in this hilarious 1940’s-style update of a Gilbert and Sullivan favourite. Featuring an intoxicating mix of styles and influences, classics such as A Wand’ring Minstrel I and Three Little Maids are transmuted into show-stopping blues, swing, hot gospel numbers and scorching torch songs.  Find out what happens when the clean lines and colour of Japanese design combine with the big band sights and sounds of popular American song and dance! More details and...