It is that time of the year when you get to learn about the past year and what events have occurred, what was the most successful film etc. etc. But not here, we’ll save our review of the year until January. Instead, here are some of the events taking place this month.
As ever, you can keep up to date by visiting the What’s On section of Shrewton’s web presence but here are some events which may be of interest. If you want an event included, one off or regular, email the details to shrewtonweb @ gmail.com.
Friday 2nd: Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and Carols – a Festive Evening in the grounds of Rollestone Manor raising money for the WW1 Memorial Book – details. (Will there be roasted chestnuts to warm your fingers?)
On Saturday 3rd: There is an Xmas Fair at Shrewton Methodist Church from 9.30am to 1.30pm for reasonably priced cards and gifts – details. The Oasis Coffee Shop will be open serving good coffee, hot chocolate, with teas and caffeine free options also available.
Also on Saturday 3rd, in Devizes in the evening: Shrewton Silver Band are performing with Wessex Male Voice Choir in a Christmas Concert – details. A busy time for the band as they will be playing to raising money for charity on Sunday 4th at Salisbury’s Waitrose store, be performing at Longleat on the 10th and in aid of the Cancer Research Service on Sunday 11th at St Thomas’, Salisbury.
It being the first Sunday in the month, the Oasis Coffee Shop will be open from 2.30pm to 5pm on Sunday 4th.
Shrewton Parish Council’s December meeting takes place on Wednesday 7th – details.
Wednesday 14th is the date for the Friends of Till Orchard Surgery meeting at the surgery starting at 7.30 pm with Festive Refreshments and a Guest Speaker. Despite the name, this is open to all patients of the surgery and provides the opportunity to express their views and learn latest surgery news – details.
The final Shrewton Country Market of 2016 will take place at the Social Club on Saturday 17th – sure to be spiced and festive products on offer – details.
On the evening of Saturday 17th, Till Valley Singers are performing their Christmas Concert by candlelight at St George’s, Orcheston – details.
St Mary’s Shrewton are holding their Christmas Tree Festival on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd – anyone can enter a tree (subject to space availability) – details.
Details of Christmas Services at Local Churches will be posted when available.