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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 2023, on the Groups/Activities page of the website.

‘Chipmunks’ Baby and Toddler Group Click here for the Primary School’s latest Newsletter
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 Operations Manager, Mrs. Katherine Vaughan, on 01963 220345


2.30 p.m. Tuesday 3rd October 2023CHIFS Ladies who Knit
Cleeve House, Level Lane by kind invitation of Kate and Jane
We knit for various charities and wool is supplied.
New knitters are always welcome.
For more information please call May Closs on (01963) 220640

Events to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Charlton Horethorne Village Hall:
2.30 – 5.00 p.m. Sunday 8th October 2023 – Exhibits, Refreshments and Cake-Cutting
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
Enjoy a display of Hall and village history and memorabilia with FREE refreshments
At 3.30 p.m. the Celebratory Cake will be cut by two of the grandchildren of William Hole, the instigator of the purchase of the Hall in 1923

7.20 p.m. Friday 13th October 2023 – Concert by Yeovilton Military Wives Choir
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
The Choir will sing a mix of popular songs, including some from WW1 and WW2, as well as the Choir’s usual classics.
Doors and bar open from 6.50 p.m.
Tickets £10.00 available from The Village Shop from Monday 11th September or can be reserved by ringing Pat Lynch on (01963) 220635
Donations requested for YMWC

10.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Tuesday 10th October Open Morning
Charlton Horethorne CE Primary School
Come and see us! Reception and other year group places available.

2.30 p.m. Tuesdays 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st October 2023 – ‘Loving Disagreement’
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
Conflict is an inevitable part of life. There will be a series of discussions led by Rev Rona and based on the book ‘Loving Disagreement’ by Christopher Landau.
Everyone is welcome to attend this Bible Study series – you don’t have to come to all four meetings.
It is expected that they will last about an hour and there will be refreshments provided.

10.30 a.m. Thursday 12th October 2023Second Thursday Group
Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
The Second Thursday Group meets monthly for regular cofee mornings with entry of just £2 including refreshments which goes to Village Hall funds.
Everyone welcome!
For more information about this regular activity, see the Groups and Activities page on this website

Just Strollin’ Group
Wednesday 18th October 2023
The plan is to walk around Sturminster Newton which includes the River Stour – more details nearer the time
If you would like more information on this walk or about joining us please contact Sue Dando and Ann Gill on (01963) 220610 or 07598 051506

10.00 a.m. Saturday 28th October 2023 – Churchyard Clean-Up
Charlton Horethorne Church
All are welcome – please bring any tools you think may be needed as well as gloves!
Refreshments will be available as usual.

Tuesday 31st October 2023 – Charlton Horethorne Halloween Trail
Let’s brighten up our autumn. You are all invited to decorate your houses, gardens, paths etc. ‘Halloween style’.
If you wish to take part, kindly leave a lit pumpkin outside your house and a bowl of goodies for children to choose from.
Dig out some fancy dress, face paints etc., grab your torches and a bucket and admire the Halloween decorations and costumes – picking up some treats along the way!
Please no door knocking!