Throughout the Year

February to November
Charlton Horethorne and District Gardening Club
To find out what activities the Club normally organises, please see the Programme of Events for 2020, on the Groups/Activities page of the website.

8.00 a.m. to 9.15 a.m. every Wednesday
Wincanton Sports Centre
All stages welcome, including beginners – we can lend you a racquet.
No need to book, just turn up at 8.00 a.m.
£1.90 per session
For further information, please contact David Peet on 01963 220333

9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Last Friday of every month – ‘Chipmunks’ Baby and Toddler Group
Charlton Horethorne Primary School Hall
A monthly opportunity for any parents/carers to bring their pre-schoolers for a play at our lovely village school. (See the Groups and Activities page of the website for more details)
For further information, please call the School Secretary, Mrs. Katherine Vaughan, on 01963 220345

Quarterly Meetings
Charlton Horethorne Business Group
The Kings Arms
A chance for the those who work locally to meet and swap ideas.   For information on meeting dates and contacts, please contact Ruth Smith on 


10.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Saturday 2nd July 2022 – Village Coffee and Cake Morning
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
Everyone is welcome – donations for drinks and cakes
Once again, I’m calling on any village bakers to donate a cake please!
This time all profits will be donated to The World Land Trust
For more information, please contact

2.30 p.m.Thursday 7th July 2022CHIFS – Ladies who Knit
The July meeting will be held at Cleeve House, Level Lane (PLEASE NOTE: there will be no meeting in August).
For more information about this group, see the Groups and Activities page on this website or contact May Closs on (01963 220640

5.00 p.m. – 1.00 a.m. Saturday 9th July 2022 – Wick Charity Music Festival
Field off the B3145 (DT9 4LJ) near Seven Wells Farm
Gates open from 5.00 p.m.
Entertainment 6.00 p.m. – 1.00 a.m.
DJ – Silent Auction – Raffle
Camping – Food – Bars
A charity event being organised by the Sprake family in recognition of the help given to a family member following a serious accident by charities such as The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, Portland Brain Injury Unit and Headway.
If you can help by volunteering at the event please contact Chris, Sarah, Will, Tom, Charlie and Katherine Sprake on:
tel: 07526 259146/(01963) 251546 or tel: 07792 114154 (Liz Kingman)

10.30 a.m. Thursday 14th July 2022Second Thursday Group
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
£2.00 for Village Hall funds
For more information about this regular activity, see the Groups and Activities page on this website – PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO MEETING IN AUGUST

10.20 a.m. Wednesday 27th July 2022Just Strollin’ Holton and Maperton (PLEASE NOTE – this is not the third Wednesday of the month as usual!)
Stephen and Joyce have kindly offered to lead this walk..
We will meet at The Old Inn, Holton, to order lunch and then start the walk at 10.30 a.m. It will be a zig-zag walk through the countryside to Maperton of about four miles and then back to the pub for lunch at 1.00 p.m.
Please look out for my email nearer the time.
There’s no magazine in August, so please also keep an eye out for my email with details of that walk – it will happen on the usual third Wednesday of the month.
For further information, please contact:
Sue Dando (01963) 220610


2.30 p.m. Saturday 27th August 2022 Charlton Horethorne Summer Show 2022
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
The usual entries of flowers, fruit, vegetables, cakes, jams, handiworks, hobbies and artwork are welcome from everyone in Charlton Horethorne and the surrounding area. This year we have a new Clairvaux Cup which will be awarded to someone who has never previously won.
We especially welcome entries from younger people!
Everything you need to know is in the Show Schedule – available in July from Charlton Horethorne Village shop, priced at £1 and containing an entry form. £1 for adults to enter as many classes as they want – and under 18’s are free!
Entry forms must be returned to Jane Watkins no later than 7.00 p.m. on Wednesday 24th August.
Visitors are very welcome to come along and enjoy the Show – entrance is free and cream teas will be available.
Prize giving is at 4.00 p.m. and the Show will close at 4.30 p.m.
For further information, please contact Jane Watkins tel. no: (01963) 220058 or