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12:37pm Thursday 9th May 2013
FASHION SHOW - Smarty’s is holding a fund-raising fashion show and clothes sale, offering an opportunity to purchase half price ladies’ and children’s exchainstore brands at Much Birch Community Hall on Tuesday.
11:46am Friday 26th April 2013
11:22am Friday 22nd March 2013
10:48am Thursday 24th January 2013
VILLAGE MARKET - This takes place tomorrow (Friday) in Much Birch Community Hall, 2.30pm to 4.30pm, when organisers hope to welcome local suppliers of rare breed pork sausage, Dexter beef, ready meals, pies, chicken, duck, lamb, cheese, chutneys, jams, pickles and vegetables. Dan will be there to sharpen tools and knives. There is a Fairtrade stand and a craft stand.
10:53am Thursday 10th January 2013
READINGS - Bare Bones Theatre Company invites interested drama enthusiasts to come along to an evening of play readings with a friendly group of experienced old hams on Tuesday at Much Birch. For more information, please call 01981 540820.
10:22am Friday 7th December 2012
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - See Salmon Fishing In The Yemen (12) at Much Birch Hall on Tuesday at 7.30pm. Tickets £4, under-16s £3. Refreshments including hotdogs are served from 7pm. Call 01981 580298 for details and tickets.
1:13pm Friday 28th September 2012
MARKET - The village market takes place tomorrow (Friday) in Much Birch Community Hall from 2.30pm to 4.30pm with local suppliers of pork, sausage, beef, ready meals, pies, chicken, duck, lamb, cheese, chutneys, jams, pickles, apples, pears and fruit juices, a Fairtrade stand and craft stalls. Much Birch WI has a bookstall, raising money for the Cobalt Trust, and Dan is back this month to sharpen garden tools etc. Refreshments and takeaway cakes are made and sold by Chris and Peter, with proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support. For further details, please contact Kath, 01981 540382.
10:34am Friday 21st September 2012
11:49am Thursday 6th September 2012
AFTERGLOW - On Saturday the famous local Forest of Dean Male Voice Choir will be at Much Birch Church with soloist Jayne Swann for an evening of music and song. Following the concert join the after glow in Much Birch Community Hall and enjoy a drink and nibbles, while the choir relaxes and sings favourite melodies. There will be a bar.
12:47pm Thursday 28th June 2012
JUBILEE - Two very busy days of Diamond Jubilee celebrations included a tour of the village by the Jubilee Queen, a woman nearest in age to the monarch, by pony and trap decorated in red, white and blue for the occasion. She then planted a commemorative rowan tree on the parish field before joining a tea party and buffet in the village hall. There was a disco, display of vintage vehicles and a working wood lathe, picnics, sports and a barbecue. Local singing group The Compost Heap and friends, entertained until the bonfire beacon was lit. About 300 people were there to sing the National Anthem. In September a social evening is planned to bury a Diamond Jubilee time capsule on the parish field and show photos and a video of the occasion in the village hall.
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