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3:56pm Thursday 6th December 2012
12:00pm Thursday 27th October 2011
SHOW - Dymock and District late chrysanthemum and autumn show is in Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday, open to the public from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Local and national exhibitors compete and the various chrysanthemums, some larger than a tea plate, provide a colourful vista. There are also classes for non-chrysanth growers such as vases of foliage and pot plants. Admission free. Light refreshments available. Entries are taken on the morning of the show. For details, call the secretary on 01531 632489.
12:22pm Thursday 2nd June 2011
FAIR - Dymock Parish Hall’s annual strawberry fair and companion dog show will be held in the parish hall and on the Wintour’s Green outside St Mary’s Church on Sunday from 1.30pm. There are 10 classes in the dog show, four for pedigrees and six for dogs of any kind including the dog with the waggiest tail, the dog most like its owner and the dog the judge would like to take home. The dog show starts at 2.30pm with entries at £1 per class being taken from 1.30pm on Wintour’s Green. There are also skittles, tombola and other attractions on the green.
12:37pm Thursday 21st April 2011
12:46pm Thursday 31st March 2011
FAIR - The Dymock Spring Fair and Daffodil Weekend is on Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm to 5pm. There will be trading tables in the hall, where cakes, cards, bric-a-brac, jams, chutneys, jewellery etc will be on sale.
11:00am Thursday 10th March 2011
DAFFODIL TEAS - The area around Dymock used to be a commercial centre for daffodils which were picked by local people including school children and sent by train from Dymock to the major flower markets and hospitals in London. The trade died with the closing of the Daffodil Line from Ledbury to Gloucester in 1964, but a beautiful profusion of wild daffodils can still be seen in the fields and woods around Dymock every spring and these attract many visitors. As well as three special weekends with organised walks in Dymock, Oxenhall and Kempley, Dymock Parish Church is open every day serving tea, coffee and homemade cakes from 10.30am to 4.30pm from Saturday until April 23. An additional attraction is the permanent exhibition at the back of Dymock Church that contains information and memorabilia about the Dymock Poets who frequented the area at the time of the First World War – Rupert Brook, Robert Frost, John Drinkwater, Lascelles Abercrombie, Wilfrid Gibson and Edward Thomas. Their friend and frequent visitor, Eleanor Farjeon, wrote the words to the popular hymn Morning Has Broken and Robert Frost appeared on the podium at John F Kennedy’s inauguration as president of the USA.
12:00pm Thursday 20th January 2011
12:00pm Thursday 28th October 2010
SHOW - The eighth annual Dymock and district late chrysanthemum and autumn show will be held in Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday. The show will be open to the public from 1.30pm with the presentation of awards and sale of blooms at approximately 4pm. As well as classes for chrysanths, there are classes for mixed autumn flowers, cut shrubs or trees and a collection of onions or shallots. All entries can be made from 8am to 11am. For further information, call the secretary on 01531 632489. Do come along to this well-supported show and see exhibits from well-known exhibitors. The hall will be a riot of colour and is easy to find on the B4215 road between Newent and Leominster, behind the Beauchamp Arms.
2:50pm Thursday 25th March 2010
12:11pm Thursday 29th October 2009
CHRYSANTHEMUM SHOW - The seventh annual Dymock and district late chrysanthemum and autumn show will be held in Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday, and will be open to the public from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Light refreshments will be available. Chrysanthemum exhibitors come from far and wide and the hall is a riot of colour. There are a few classes for people who do not grow chrysanthemums such as classes for both flowering and foliage pot plants, classes for a vase of mixed autumn flowers, a vase of cut shrub or tree arranged for fruit or berry effect, a vase of cut shrub or tree for foliage effect, a collection of onions or shallots for winter storage, three large onions and a plate of seven brussels sprouts. All entries to be made on the morning of the show from 8am to 11am. Entry fee 50p per class. For details, call the secretary on 01531 632489. If previous shows are anything to go by, this will be well worth a visit. The parish hall is easy to find as it is situated immediately behind the Beauchamp Arms on the B4216 Ledbury road.
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