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

‘Chipmunks’ Baby and Toddler Group
Charlton Horethorne Primary School Hall
Various times and dates during term time
For further information and future dates, 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 


2.30 p.m. Thursday 1st July 2021 – CHIFS – Ladies who Knit
Cleeve House, Level Lane (with thanks to Kate and Jane for hosting)
New knitters always welcome!
For more information, please call May Closs (01963) 220640

2.00 – 4.00 p.m. Sunday 4th July 2021 – CHAPS (Charlton Horethorne Amateur Pantomime Society) – Open Social Gathering, BBQ and AGM
If you are interested in any aspect of our next production in January 2022 – in a cast, technical or committee role – CHAPS will give you a very warm welcome!
We will be reviewing CHAPS last production and electing our new organising committee.
Everybody is very welcome – food will be provided – bring your own drinks.
If you are enable to attend the BBQ and AGM and would like to indicate your interest, please contact John Mathew on (01963) 220276 or email

10.30 a.m. Thursday 8th July 2021 – Second Thurday Coffee Morning
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
Are you over 50 ?
Join us for the Coffee Morning planned with you in mind. It’s stimulating, friendly and fun!
£2.00 for Hall funds.
For information on this regular event, please contact Bill Closs on (01963) 220640 or

2.30 p.m. Tuesday 13th July 2021 – Gardening Club Self-Drive Visit to Frith House
Frith House is between Milborne Port and Stalbridge but is only open by arrangement. So, this is a rare opportunity to enjoy four acres of garden around an Edwardian House, with pretty walks through woodlands and a well stocked kitchen garden.
This visit is open to non-Members and the cost will be £10 per person, which includes tea and cake at the end of the visit.
Please contact Kate Hill (Chair) if you would like to come – tel: (01963) 220044 or

10.00 a.m. Wednesday 28th July 2021 – Just Strollin’ – Odcombe
Trevor and Ann Gill have kindly offered to lead the July walk. It will start from the church at Odcombe and there is the possibility of lunch afterwards at The Masons’ Arms, Odcombe.
It is an undulating and varied five-mile walk over fields and through woods to the south-west of Yeovil. More details, as usual, to follow by email nearer to the date.
Hope you can make it!
Contact: Sue Dando 07598 051506 or (01963) 220610

2.30 – 4.00 p.m. Saturday 7th August 2021 – Summer Exhibition
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
What did you get up to during lockdown?
Did you learn a new skill, perfect an existing one or simply spend more time on something you’ve been doing for years?
Well this is the time to show your fellow villagers what you can do!
This is not a competition, so no judging, no prizes –
simply a chance to show what you have been up to since March 2020.
Categories will include growing fruit and vegetables, flower arranging, cooking, art, photography and craft.
There will be no fee to enter, no age limits, so no excuse not to take part.
The full schedule and entry form can be found: In the July-August edition of the Parish Magazine, in the Charlton Horethorne Village Shop or from the Show Secretary, Jane Watkins, on (01963) 220058 or

2.00 – 4.00 p.m. Sunday 29th August 2021 – Cream Teas at Milborne Wick Church
Do come and join us – there will also be plant and craft stall available.

7.30 p.m. Saturday 18th September 2021 – Music for Pleasure ADVANCED NOTICE
Charlton Horethorne Church
This is the opportunity for anyone to share with others the enjoyment of playing music. It doesn’t matter how old you are or what level of skill you’ve reached. You’re welcome whether an early beginner or accomplished musician. It’s informal, jolly, varied and fun!
We couldn’t hold MfP in May 2020 or May 2021 due to you-know-what – let’s make this one the best ever!
There is no charge for participants or for the audience. Donations are invited for church funds.
Wine, soft drinks and nibbles will be served.
Contact Bill Closs on (01963 220640) or for more details