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3:31pm Thursday 19th September 2013
FREE WORKSHOPS - Run by Teme Valley Youth Project, which is a vibrant and popular series of termly sessions designed to increase confidence, learn new skills and have fun. Visual art workshops designed to suit 11 to 16-year-olds. In these sessions young people will be introduced to different art techniques by established local artists.
11:14am Friday 28th June 2013
9:55am Friday 17th May 2013
PLANT SALE - Wigmore and District Gardening Club is again holding its very popular plant sale on Sunday, 2pm-4pm, in Wigmore Village Hall. The sale will include vegetable plants, bedding plants and substantial shrubs and perennials. Tea and homemade cakes will also be available, together with friendly members of the club willing to offer advice on which plant might be best for particular situations.
1:05pm Thursday 9th May 2013
11:02am Thursday 10th January 2013
9:34am Friday 14th December 2012
CHRISTMAS SHOW - Country singer-songwriter Julian Dawson and jazz saxophonist Howard Turner will be performing at Wigmore village hall on December 21 at 7.30pm. Tickets are £7 each and available in advance only from Mortimer Country Stores in Wigmore. All proceeds go to the St James Church Wigmore Appeal Fund.
12:19pm Friday 7th December 2012
SCHOOL FAIR - The Christmas fair is on Saturday at Wigmore Primary School from 2pm-5pm. Browse the stalls for local homemade crafts, gifts and produce, visit the Secrets Room and enjoy seasonal refreshments.
11:22am Thursday 29th November 2012
YOUTH CLUB - At Teme Valley Youth Project is open three days a week for young people 11-25years old. Tuesday 6.30-8.30 (drop in session), Wednesday 4-6pm (art session), Thursday 6-8pm (drop in session). We have a lot of exciting projects coming up next year.
12:56pm Friday 16th November 2012
3:08pm Thursday 18th October 2012
ART FOR YOUNG PEOPLE - Teme Valley Youth Project and an Acre of Art Gallery in Wigmore are providing free art workshops for young people aged 11-25 every Wednesday, 4pm- 6pm. Young people are introduced to different art techniques by established local artists. Call 01568 770110. Volunteers are urgently needed to help run art sessions for young people.
1:33pm Friday 28th September 2012
WHALEBONE LIVE - Following the huge success of their concert at Wigmore Village Hall last year, critically acclaimed acoustic trio Whalebone return with their new show on October 13. Whalebone’s Origins tour features high energy acoustic music alongside haunting atmospheric tunes. The show includes brand-new material, inventive interpretations of traditional music, rock classics and original material from their award winning album Three Fires. “This tour will also feature a very rare baritone eight-string guitar”
11:08am Friday 21st September 2012
TEME VALLEY YOUTH PROJECT - A youth club run by young people for young people. Its mission is to engage young people’s creativity and to provide resources and services which meet young people’s needs and enhance their inclusion in the local Community. Based in Wigmore, it is open Tuesday 5.30-8.30pm, Wednesday 4-6pm, Thursday 6-8pm. The club is open for young people 11-16, 17-25 years old. Music, art, cooking, theatre, films, discussion groups, film making, relax, free time, free space and much more. The organisation desperately needs more volunteers to help to run its youth sessions. For more information about sessions and volunteering opportunities please, contact 01568770110 or just pop in. Mortimer Enterprise Centre, Kings Meadow, Wigmore, HR6 9UX.
12:17pm Thursday 17th May 2012
AN ACRE OF ART - The new art gallery and cafe at Mortimer Enterprise Centre, Kings Meadow, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am-4pm, with a range of original art, prints, cards, jewellery, crafts and more.
8:00am Thursday 10th May 2012
GARDENING CLUB - Wigmore and District Gardening Club is again holding its very popular plant sale on May 20 from 2pm-4pm in Wigmore Village Hall. The sale will include vegetable plants, bedding plants and substantial shrubs and perennials (that can be planted this year and enjoyed year after year). Tea and home-made cakes will also be available, together with friendly members of the club willing to offer advice on which plant might be best for particular situations.
10:18am Thursday 3rd May 2012
FOUR-BY-FOUR TRIALS - Come along to 4x4 trials on May 19 from 2pm and May 20 from 10am at Limebrook Farm in Leinthall Starkes. Take part or just watch the excitement in beautiful countryside. Everyone is welcome with refreshments, camping and free on-site parking. Proceeds go to Leinthall Starkes Church, Macmillan Cancer Relief and the Midlands Air Ambulance. For further details, see shropshireoffroad.com or call 01568 770444.
10:23am Thursday 26th April 2012
11:48am Thursday 15th March 2012
GALLERY AND CAFE - An Acre of Art Gallery and Café is open every Tuesday to Saturday, 11am-4pm. On April 14, will be craft demonstrations throughout the day and on April 20 the Gallery is holding a folk evening with Loxley at 7.30pm. For information call 01568 770110.
12:50pm Thursday 19th January 2012
12:00pm Thursday 8th December 2011
ART GALLERY - Have you visited the new art gallery and cafe open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am - 4pm, with a wonderful range of original art, prints, cards, jewellery etc. Come and visit us soon. An acre of art, Mortimer Enterprise Centre,Kings Meadow, just off A4110. All profits to local youth charity. Call 01568 770110. Easy parking and full disabled access. Artists interested in exhibiting please contact us. See website at acreart.co.uk.
2:58pm Thursday 10th November 2011
12:48pm Thursday 2nd June 2011
AFTERNOON TEA - On Saturday at 2.30pm enjoy a rare opportunity to have afternoon tea in the gardens of Wigmore Abbey, the home of John and Carole Challis. Walk around the garden and enjoy the plant and other stalls, soak in the history that influenced this county and beyond. Admission £6, for St Andrew’s Church, Adforton, funds.
2:06pm Thursday 12th May 2011
PLANT SALE - On Sunday, Wigmore and District Gardening Club holds its annual plant sale. A large variety of locally nurtured plants will be on sale from 2pm in Wigmore Village Hall. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the cost of running the club and to support local charities. All are welcome. Free entry.
12:39pm Thursday 7th April 2011
A DIFFERENT CULTURE - Come and experience Ukraininan culture in Wigmore. Tickets are £5 to include food - dancing and music free. All money raised will support a Ukrainian charity for disadvantaged young people living in remote rural communities.
12:14pm Thursday 3rd February 2011
DONATION - Barclays employee Nicola Edwards from the Shropshire and Herefordshire commercial banking team recently took part in a fund-raising event in aid of Wigmore High School. Nicola raised £785 by selling draw tickets at a Christmas fundraising event. The sum was matched pound for pound as part of Barclays’ community investment programme.
3:46pm Thursday 16th December 2010
DRAW - Teme Valley Youth Project grand prize draw winners: 1st Edward Hamar, 2nd Dick Allford, 3rd Margaret Badlan. The project is very grateful to everyone who bought and sold tickets and for the many generous donations.
8:00am Thursday 2nd December 2010
BAZAAR - Due to the popularity of last year’s event, Wigmore Primary School is holding its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, from 2-5pm with gift, craft and produce stalls, entertainment for the children, food and refreshments.
1:34pm Thursday 18th November 2010
BAZAAR - Wigmore Primary School’s Christmas bazaar offers space for gift, craft and produce stalls. Each stall will be £8.50 per table (or £15 for two tables) on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. Contact the Friends of Wigmore primary school at wigmorepfr@ gmail.com. The bazaar is at the school on December 4, 2pm to 5pm.
12:00pm Thursday 11th November 2010
12:00pm Thursday 28th October 2010
WINE TASTING - Come along to Wigmore’s community shop tonight (Thursday), at 4.30pm, for a sample of some of our very competitively priced wines. Local wine expert John Villar will explain the various wines. Nibbles will be served. Usual age restrictions.
8:00am Thursday 23rd September 2010
COFFEE MORNING - There will be a Macmillan coffee morning at Mortimer Country Stores, Wigmore’s community shop on Friday, September 24, from 10am until 12.30pm. Delicious homemade cakes and cookies will be on offer for this annual event. Everyone welcome to join us.
8:00am Thursday 22nd July 2010
8:00am Thursday 22nd July 2010
8:00am Thursday 15th July 2010
FUN DAY - Join us on Saturday, July 24, from 2pm to 5pm for a fantastic afternoon of games and activities for all the family. Come along and listen to the Rhythm Thieves, take part in the tug of war. A wizard will be there to entertain the children and there will be a bouncy castle. Tea and beer tents, food, a penalty shoot-out, a children’s obstacle race and many other sideshows. Events are on Wigmore school playing field.
12:00pm Thursday 1st July 2010
3:31pm Thursday 24th June 2010
CRICKET - Cricket is a popular sport at Wigmore School, and now that the school has received funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, pupils have high quality equipment with which to practise. Both the boys and the girls at Wigmore play, there is an extensive fixtures list and the school also provides players to Herefordshire CC junior sides. Wigmore School put forward an application for funding to the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust to replace its very dated equipment, and received just over £1,350.
10:29am Thursday 17th June 2010
2:31pm Thursday 10th June 2010
2:44pm Thursday 27th May 2010
YOUNG CITIZENS’ FUND-RAISING DAY - On Saturday, June 5, at 11am there will be a car boot sale, fun footie, raffle, refreshments and more, all on the playing field at Bury Lane, Wigmore. Enter the six-a-side, £5 per team (under-16s, under 11s or mums and dads), or car boots £5 (no traders, please). To book, call Clare on 01568 770259. All proceeds go to the Wigmore play area.
8:00am Thursday 13th May 2010
8:00am Thursday 6th May 2010
8:00am Thursday 22nd April 2010
QUIZ - There is a fund-raising quiz on April 30 in Wigmore Village Hall for £5 per person, including supper. All money raised will go to Wigmore community event. For further details, call 01568 770354.
8:00am Thursday 18th March 2010
1:28pm Thursday 11th March 2010
3:23pm Thursday 4th March 2010
TOURISM CONSORTIUM - Mortimer Country Tourism Consortium would like to invite all businesses within seven miles of Wigmore Castle which cater for tourists and visitors to the area to join its 10th birthday celebrations and AGM today (Thursday) at the Lakeside Bar and Restaurant at Pearl Lake Leisure Park, Shobdon, 7pm for 7.15pm prompt start. The consortium is a group of 40 businesses working together to attract visitors to the beautiful countryside of North Herefordshire which it promotes in its brochure and on its website, exploremortimercountry.
12:00pm Thursday 28th January 2010
SOUP AND PUDDING EVENING - On Saturday at 7pm in Wigmore Village Hall, Inspired Wigmore brings this event to get us all thinking about growing food as a community, get some recipes for inexpensive family meals and have a good time. Homemade soups and puddings will be available for all. Soft drinks are included but bring your own wine. Children are welcome. The cost is £1 for adults, 50p for children.
12:50pm Thursday 21st January 2010
JUMBLE SALE - The Cameo Group in Wigmore is holding its very popular annual jumble sale on Saturday to raise funds for Cameo and the new cancer unit at Hereford County Hospital. It starts at 2pm in Wigmore Village Hall when clothes, household goods, and unwanted gifts (not electrical) will be sold. Refreshments will be available. For more information, or for anyone outside the village wishing to donate, call 01568 770212.
1:34pm Thursday 10th December 2009
INSPIRED Wigmore - Following the successful festival last July, Inspired Wigmore is planning to hold a fun day next summer. Anyone interested in helping organise the event is welcome to attend the next meeting, which will be held at Bury Court Farmhouse, Wigmore on Monday at 8pm.
12:00pm Thursday 3rd December 2009
BAZAAR - The Primary School Christmas bazaar will take place in the school hall on Saturday from 2pm until 5pm. The PTA will be serving refreshments and mulled wine. There will also be a cake stall and a raffle.
1:59pm Thursday 19th November 2009
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - Wigmore Primary School Christmas bazaar will take place in the school hall on Saturday, December 5, from 2pm to 5pm. The PTA will be serving refreshments and mulled wine. There will also be a cake stall and a raffle. Anyone wishing to sell their crafts or gifts for Christmas can book a table by calling Lisa on 01568 770587. Tables cost £8.
1:23pm Thursday 5th November 2009
INSPIRED WIGMORE - This local sustainability group meets tomorrow (Friday) from 8pm, at the Compasses in Wigmore. Inspired Wigmore has been the catalyst for the recent village festival, the new co-operative shop, improved communications and raising residents’ awareness of environmental issues. Come and join a group of like-minded individuals to keep making positive change happen in the area. Call Anne Gilbert on 01568 770750 for more information.
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