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Events in Porlock
February 2015
Wednesday 4th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Talk

The Holnicote Catchment Scheme.
An update of the flood prevention measures on the Aller and Horner rivers by Nigel Hester.


Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: Indoor Meetings Members 1; Non-members 3
Contact: Events Secretary Pauline 01643 863586

Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st
Camelot the Panto

Porlock Pantomime & Drama Society are pleased to present 'Camelot the Panto' by popular script writer Ben Crocker. It is fast paced and very funny - not to be missed!


Time: 7.30pm tbc
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: tbc
Contact: Mark Dorrill: 01643 863006 or Natasha Smith 01643 862315

March 2015
Wednesday 18th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Talk

The Exmoor Society Archive.
Achivist Dr. Helen Blackman will give an illustrated account of some of her finds whilst working on the archives of the Exmoor Society, including a collection of slides recently discovered.


Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: Members 1, Non-members 3
Contact: Events Secretary: Pauline 01643 863586

April 2015
Monday 20th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Archeological Field Trip

Simonsbath revealed - Recent archeological work in Simonsbath is revealing how the village was developed including the building of a great mansion never completed, the gardens of which are only now being uncovered. A walk led by ENP staff will explain the story of the village and the results of the current research. There may also be a chance to visit the Sawmill. Optional lunch beforehand at the Exmoor Forest Inn


Time: 2. pm
Venue: Meet at The Exmoor Forest Inn - Simonsbath
Contact: Events Secretary: Pauline 01643 863586

May 2015
Wednesday 13th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Visit to Cotleigh's Brewery

A visit to Cotleigh's Brewery at Wiveliscombe. Following a provided light lunch, there will be a guided tour of the Brewery, after which there will be an optional led walk around the village.
Full details and a booking form will be sent to members in the Spring.


Time: 12 noon
Venue: Wiveliscombe
Contact: Treasurer: David 01643 862764

June 2015
Sunday 14th
Table Top Sale

Please ring Linda to book a table 862717


Time: Sale start 12noon
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Contact: Linda Allsopp 862717
Email: graham.haw@btinternet.com

Wednesday 17th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Walk - An Allerford Family

An Allerford Family - Mike Leach will lead a short walk around Allerford village looking at the history of 4 generations of his family. Park besides Piles Mill
Distance 2 mils, fairly level partly n tarmaced path. Walking boots required.


Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Allerford - park at Piles Mill
Contact: Chairman: Duncan 01643 702788

July 2015
Tuesday 14th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Chairman's Walk -

Chairman's Walk - A walk from the Chairman's house, Northmoor Cottage, North Hill Road to Greenaleigh and Burgundy Chapel. 4 miles. Bring boots and outdoor clothing. GR 968471
Distance 2 mils, fairly level partly n tarmaced path. Walking boots required.


Time: 2.30 pm
Venue: GR 968471
Contact: Chairman: Duncan 01643 702788

Enjoy a pleasant day out in the delightful setting of the west Luccombe field - the venue for the Porlock Horse Show with Dog Show in the afternoon. Entry forms and more details on website http:/porlockhorseshow.org.uk


Time: 10am onwards
Venue: West Luccombe Field
Price: see website

August 2015
Sunday 30th
Smugglers Run

Teams of smugglers try to evade and outwit the excisemen while carrying barrels across Porlock Marsh! Fun for all - spectators and participants - fancy dress optional. The teams will leave the Top Ship in Porlock at noon and finish up at the Bottom Ship in Porlock Weir.


Time: Noon at Top Ship, Porlock
Venue: Porlock and Porlock Weir
Price: Small fee for competitors, Spectators FREE

September 2015
Saturday 5th
Porlock Carnival- 30th Anniversary

A traditional village carnival with floats, bands and walking particpants.
Can be viewed along as they parade along along the High Street
Presentation of prizes at Porlock Village hall at 7pm
More details to follow


Time: Parade starts 6.00pm
Venue: Porlock High Street
Price: Free

Thursday 17th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - Talk

Voyage to the South Atlantic and Antartica - Extracts from a journal. An illustrated account by retired Diplomat, Sir Roger Carrick.


Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: Members - 1; Non-members - 3
Contact: Secretary: Peter 01643 863398

October 2015
Wednesday 21st
Exmoor Society - Porlock Group - AGM andTalk

Annual General Meeting, preceded by a talk by Hugh Thomas on 60 years of the National Park

Refreshments .


Time: 7 pm for 7.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: Members - 1; Non-members - 3
Contact: Events Secretary: Pauline 01643 863586

Saturday 24th
Porlock Apple and Cider Day

Apple pressing, stalls, displays. More details to follow


Time: tbc
Venue: Porlock Visitor Centre
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

November 2015
Thursday 19th
Exmoor Society - Porlock Branch - Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner at Lutterell Arms, Dunster.
Further details and booking form with AGM mailing


Time: tbc
Venue: Dunster
Price: tbc
Contact: Events Secretary: Pauline 01643 863586

Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd
Exmoor Christmas Gift Fair

Gifts by local craftsmen & women, many different handmade items including objects not available elsewhere. Plus demonstrations and home made cakes and lunches, refreshments all day.


Time: 12-6pm on Sat, 10-4pm on Sunday
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Contact: Miss A Gregory - 07929600412

Events in Exford
February 2015
Saturday 28th
EXMOOR'S GOT TALENT

APPLY NOW FOR DETAILS TO ENTER INTO THIS TALENT COMPETITION.


Venue: EXFORD VILLAGE HALL
Contact: Claire Cockram or Carole Woods
Email: carolecwoods@aol.com

Events in Timberscombe

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Events in Winsford

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Events in Dunster
February 2015

A concert performance of Mozart's Requiem, by singers from the Yarn Market Hotel's choral weekend.
Admission is free and all are welcome.

If you enjoy singing why not become a member of the choir for the weekend. Residential and non residential places available.


Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: Tithe Barn, Priory Green, Dunster, TA24 6RY
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 821425
Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk

May 2015

A concert of choral music, with a Summer theme, performed by singers from the Yarn Market Hotel's Summer Singing weekend. Please contact the hotel on 01643 821425 for the venue, (usually outside the hotel by the old yarn market building.)
Admission is free and all are welcome to come and listen.
Residential and non residential places can be booked for those wishing to participate.


Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster, TA24 6SF
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 821425
Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk

August 2015

A free performance of choral singing and light classical orchestral music, singers and musicians from the Yarn Market Hotel's annual Music Week. Please contact the hotel on 01643 821425 for the venue and exact time. All are welcome to come and listen.


Time: lunchtime
Venue: Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster, TA24 6SF
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 821425
Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk

November 2015

A concert of choral singing with a Christmas theme, performed by singers from the Yarn Market Hotel's A Cappella weekend. Admission is free and all are welcome. If you enjoy singing residential and non residential places are available to join the choir for the weekend.


Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: Tithe Barn, Priory Green, Dunster, TA24 6RY
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 821425
Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk

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