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3:52pm Thursday 3rd October 2013
3:32pm Thursday 26th September 2013
BONANZA FILM NIGHT - On October 5 at Escleyside Hall there will be four short films/ documentaries about life in the Black Mountains and around the Black Hill. These are: Down from the Black Hill, a 37-minute documentary made for HTV in the 1990s by director Richard Trayler- Smith; Resistance Reimagined, from the novel by Owen Sheers, 19 minutes, director Richard Greatrex; Real Life on the Black Mountains, a 17-minute documentary filmed by Dorothy Howells in the 1960s/70s, director Naomi Vera-Sanso; and Craswall-Lives and Landscapes under the Black Hill, a 20-minute documentary, filmed at the turn of this century, writer Ruth Watkins, director Angela Bennett. There is free entry but donations are accepted, licensed bar, light refreshments and raffles. Doors open 6.45pm, lights down 7.30pm. This is a fund-raiser for Escleyside Hall.
3:28pm Thursday 12th September 2013
10:05am Friday 21st June 2013
12:32pm Thursday 9th May 2013
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - Presents A Royal Affair (15) (subtitles, 138 minutes) at Escleyside Hall on Wednesday, 7.30pm, £4 adults £2.50 children. There will be a bar so enjoy a drink and a chat before the film. For more information, call 01981 510696.
11:25am Friday 15th March 2013
10:20am Friday 7th December 2012
1:10pm Friday 28th September 2012
11:50am Thursday 6th September 2012
DUCK RACE - Thanks go to everyone who helped make Saturday’s duck race and barbecue such a success. First duck home was 136 A Egremont-Lee, second 716 Tom and Joyce of Small Farms Butchers, Hay, third 586 Doreen Watkins, fourth 1022 John Bufton. Last duck home duck was 440 Pat Rogers. More than £2,100 was made for St Michael’s Church. Glyn Bufton and family at the Bridge Inn provided the venue and made their marquee available while Hereford Market Auctioneers provided prize money for the duck race.
3:50pm Thursday 14th June 2012
1:50pm Thursday 24th May 2012
SHOOT - Eskleyside Ploughing Society’s annual clay pigeon shoot will take place in the usual field across the river from the Bridge Inn, Michaelchurch, by permission of Mr J Williams and Messrs Sevenoaks, on Sunday from 2pm. All welcome.
8:00am Thursday 17th May 2012
CLAY PIGEON SHOOT - Eskleyside Ploughing Society’s annual clay pigeon shoot is in the usual field across the river from the Bridge Inn, by kind permission of Mr J Williams and Messrs Sevenoaks, on May 27, from 2pm. All welcome.
8:00am Thursday 10th May 2012
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - As part of the Borderlines May Fest Film Festival, at the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday, see Mammuth (15) with Gerard Depardieu, Yolande Moreau and Isabelle Adjani. Tickets on the door or from The Courtyard in Hereford. Adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down 8pm. Licensed bar. For information, contact 01981 510696.
11:02am Thursday 15th March 2012
12:22pm Thursday 8th March 2012
11:44am Thursday 1st March 2012
10:45am Thursday 23rd February 2012
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday see Michael Sheen and others in Resistance (PG). In 1944 a group of women in an isolated Herefordshire village on the Welsh borders wake up to discover all their husbands have mysteriously vanished.
1:26pm Thursday 9th February 2012
FLICKS IN STICKS - Meeks Cutoff (PG) is in the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday at 8pm, starring Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood and Paul Dano. Tickets on the door. Adults £4 children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm and there is a licensed bar. More details on 01981 510696.
12:46pm Thursday 12th January 2012
12:00pm Thursday 8th December 2011
2:44pm Thursday 10th November 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At Escleyside Hall on Wednesday see Cher, Christine Aguilera and Alan Cumming in Burlesque (12A). Tickets on the door, adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, Lights down at 8pm.
12:00pm Thursday 27th October 2011
LACY LADIES - The next meeting is today (Thursday) at 7.30pm. Dr Malcolm Russell will be speaking about the work of the Mercia Accident Rescue Service. It is an open meeting with visitors welcome. Call Joyce Lewis on 01981 590638 for details.
12:00pm Thursday 20th October 2011
11:44am Thursday 20th October 2011
8:00am Thursday 15th September 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday, see Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Charlotte Rampling et al, in Never Let Me Go (12A). As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality ahead. Tickets on the door. Adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down at 8pm. Licensed bar. For information contact 01981 510696.
8:00am Thursday 8th September 2011
DUCK RACE THANKS AND WINNERS - Thankfully the rain held off for our duck race on August 27, and we had a very successful day. Thank you to all who helped to make a record breaking £1,824 for St Michael's Church.
12:00pm Thursday 25th August 2011
8:00am Thursday 25th August 2011
DUCK RACE - We will be holding our duck race Saturday, at The Bridge Inn. The stalls and competitions will open at 4pm, with the ducks racing at 6pm. This will be our 15th duck race, and hope you will join in the fun and help to make it a special event. All proceeds will go to St Michael's Church.
8:10am Thursday 21st July 2011
WHIST - Escley and District sports federation is holding a whist drive at the sports pavilion on Tuesday at 7.45pm. Admission is £2 per person to include refreshments and there will be a draw. All welcome
12:55pm Thursday 12th May 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on May 18 see Colin Firth, Helena Bonham-Carter and Timothy Spall in The King’s Speech (12A). Tickets on the door, adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down at 8pm. Licensed bar.
12:43pm Thursday 14th April 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday, see Made in Dagenham (15) with Sally Hawkins and Bob Hoskins. A dramatisation of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
1:50pm Thursday 31st March 2011
12:00pm Thursday 24th March 2011
FOLKWORKSHOPS CEILIDH - A group of people interested in folk music have joined together under the title FolkWorkshops and have a singing group called Black Hill Folk. They intend to promote live folk music performances in South West Herefordshire. To this end they are holding a fund-raising Ceilidh at Escleyside Hall, Michaelchurch, on Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £9 to include snacks. Children free. There will be a licensed bar. Dancing will be to the Silver Branch Ceilidh Band with caller. Telephone 01981 510629 for tickets.
12:21pm Thursday 10th March 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday see Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper and Tamsin Greig in Tamara Drewe (15). Tickets on the door. Adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down at 8pm. Licensed bar.
2:29pm Thursday 24th February 2011
11:29am Thursday 10th February 2011
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday see Brenda Blethyn, Sotiqui Kouyate and Francis Magee in London River (certificate 12A). Tickets on the door are £4 adults, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down at 8pm.
2:40pm Thursday 13th January 2011
3:34pm Thursday 16th December 2010
POULTRY WHIST DRIVE - Enjoy whist and a good Christmas raffle on December 18 at 7.30pm with proceeds towards village hall funds. Everybody is welcome. Telephone 01981 510228 to check, if weather conditions are difficult.
12:00pm Thursday 11th November 2010
12:00pm Thursday 28th October 2010
8:00am Thursday 21st October 2010
12:00pm Thursday 14th October 2010
12:00pm Thursday 7th October 2010
8:00am Thursday 16th September 2010
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - At the Escleyside Hall on Wednesday, see Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, James Belushi, Tom Wilkinson in The Ghost (certificate 15). Tickets on the door: adults £4, children £2.50. Doors open at 7.30pm, lights down at 8pm.
2:54pm Thursday 9th September 2010
8:00am Thursday 26th August 2010
ANNUAL DUCK RACE AND BARBECUE - The Escley Brook duck race will take place at the Bridge Inn on Saturday, starting at 4pm, with various stalls, games and competitions. There will be an opportunity to try to choose the winning ducks before they are launched at 6pm. Hot dogs and beefburgers will be available all afternoon.
12:00pm Thursday 8th July 2010
2:34pm Thursday 27th May 2010
8:00am Thursday 13th May 2010
2:26pm Thursday 15th April 2010
FLICKS IN STICKS - At Escleyside hall, on Wednesday see The Class (15). This is an absorbing journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a year. Tickets on the door, which will open at 7.30pm, are £4 or children £2.50. Licensed bar. For information, call 01981 510 696. The next film, on May 19, is Morris, A life with Bells On.
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