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Grapevine - 15 December 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 2018

Latest News : TWO NOT-TO-BE-MISSED WETHERAL COMMUNITY EVENTS!!! CHILDRENS PARTY Saturday 22nd 3pm-5pm YES IT REALLY IS NEXT WEEK! RETURN OF THE FREE ANNUAL CHILDRENS PARTY FOR RESIDENTS OF WETHERAL! Disco, refreshments, crafts, ...

Grapevine - 17 September 2018
Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Current News At the end of August our long standing, thorough and meticulous treasurer, Angela Regester , retired. She has been on the management committee for many years, watching over the very tight finances of the original Village Hall and, ...

Grapevine - 22 August 2018
Thu, 23 Aug 2018

A big thank you to all those who have contributed time, made donations and attended many village events before, during and since the building of the new Village Community Hall; especially those who clean, tidy, place flowers and replace books often ...

Grapevine - 14 May 2018
Mon, 14 May 2018

Built for the community and run by volunteers from the community. A big thank you to all those in the village who have contributed time, made donations and attended many events over many years before, during and since building the new ...

Grapevine - 8 November 2017
Wed, 8 Nov 2017

NEWS FLASH!!! WE ARE VERY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE.... The Village Community New Years Eve is finally arranged, with a Ceilidh group ‘STILL REELING’. Tickets £15.00 adult, £10.00 12-16 yrs under 12 free. December 31 st. Doors ...

Grapevine - 1 November 2017
Wed, 1 Nov 2017

Current News Friday 22 nd September 7.30pm : Flamenco Flow . The Highlights production featuring world famous guitarist Ricardo Garcia and accompanied flamenco dancer was mesmerising! This was a memorable performance from both very ...

Grapevine - 20 September 2017
Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Current News Saturday 9th September : Wetheral Village Show . Thank you to all those who attended the Village Show this year. There was a very good range of entries in every class, with a total of 517 entries. A lot of visitors came to see ...

Grapevine - 8 June 2017
Thu, 8 Jun 2017

WELL DONE ISABEL AND GEOFF FERGUSON! A great night was had by all at ‘A Taste of Italy’, an Italian cookery demonstration followed by dinner on 16 th May. Over £1000 was raised towards a much needed whole community Multi Use Games Area and a ...

Grapevine - 29 April 2017
Sat, 29 Apr 2017

VOL*NTEE*S! What’s missing?....U R! The Village Community Hall was built with money raised by our village community; it is run by volunteers within the community as a facility for the whole village community to enjoy. If you use it, ...

Grapevine - 22 March 2017
Wed, 22 Mar 2017

Thursday 16 th March. At the performance of ‘She Wins All The Races’, forty people were given a tremendous performance from Shelley O’Brien. In fact, she held the audience in such a way that, several times throughout the performance, there ...

Grapevine - 26 February 2017
Sun, 26 Feb 2017

Thursday 16 th February. The very professional and talented quartet of musicians for the Tomassso Starace Jazz evening was well attended.  Thanks to Ann and Paddy Sherman who ran the bar. A total of £96.00 was raised for WCA. STOP PRESS ...

Grapevive - 4 February 2017
Sat, 4 Feb 2017

We are continuing our successful link with Highlights, an Arts Council funded project, which gives an opportunity for professional groups to perform in rural communities.  There is an opportunity twice a year to make a selection of possible acts for ...

Grapevine - 18 January 2017
Wed, 18 Jan 2017

REALLY GREAT NEWS! We have just heard from the Parish Council that the North West Ambulance Service rang to inform them that a man’s life was saved at the Hall last night, using the attached defibrillator. Now that IS a great way to start ...

Grapevine - 20 December 2016
Wed, 21 Dec 2016

We are very pleased to say the Christmas Fayre and Santa Grotto raised just over £1,900.00. Thank you to all those who attended, enjoyed and contributed to the fund!  A great sum which will go towards the cost of necessary additional baffles in the ...

Grapevine - 21 November 2016
Tue, 22 Nov 2016

The Oliver Meech production ‘When Magic and Science Collide’ Thursday 24 th November 7pm is now sold out! Doors open 6.30pm.   Thank you to all those who have offered to help with the erection of stage and seating. We keep saying this, but it ...

Grapevine - 12 November 2016
Sun, 13 Nov 2016

First of all, thank you to John Robinson for volunteering so quickly for the job share with Colin James in The Grotto on Saturday 26 th November !  Probably the most important job in the year at the Hall - for the youngest members of our ...

Grapevine - 5 November 2016
Sat, 5 Nov 2016

FIRST OF ALL A BIG REQUEST! Very soon it will be the Christmas Fayre (Saturday 26 th November) with all the fun that is involved with that! We have a very popular Santa Grotto with a very important person to visit. Our ‘special person’ has ...

Grapevine - 20 September 2016
Tue, 20 Sep 2016

The Village Show Congratulations to all those of all ages who exhibited wonderful flowers, fruit and vegetables, to all those who painted, stitched and photographed; many, quite rightly, achieving awards, cups and trophies! Thanks to all the ...

Grapevine - 30 August 2016
Wed, 7 Sep 2016

Events not to be missed at your Village Community Hall NOT LONG NOW! Wetheral 54th Annual Show. Saturday September 10th 2pm. To be opened by Tommy Hogg, horticulturist and Garden Centre Manager. This year there will be an addition to the ...

Grapevine - 5 August 2016
Fri, 5 Aug 2016

Sunday 31 st July saw a return of the Great Summer Village Rounders Competition! Great fun was had by all who attended the afternoon. £850.00 was raised for Carlisle Riding Association for the Disabled. Many thanks to Wetheral Village Stores, ...

Grapevine - 30 July 2016
Sat, 30 Jul 2016

FUTURE EVENTS AT YOUR HALL September Saturday 10 th    2pm    The Wetheral Village Show Admission: £1.00 adult 20p child Show your skills with fruit, flowers, vegetables, art, craft and photography.   All ages can join in ...

Grapevine - 26 July 2016
Wed, 27 Jul 2016

The Village Rounders Tournament will be held at Wetheral Playing Field this coming Sunday, 31st July!         GREAT FUN for all the family with : Bar, BBQ, Prosecco Bar, Ice Cream, soft drinks.        Watch the fun rounders ...

Grapevine - 18 June 2016
Sun, 19 Jun 2016

Current news from the Hall We are setting up a book swap in the Foyer of the Halland collecting books in good condition for all age groups. To contribute books, or join in with this venture, contact Jane James 560301  Village Community ...

Grapevine - 7 June 2016
Wed, 8 Jun 2016

Forthcoming Events The Dukes Saturday 11 th June 7.30pm.  SO SORRY! DUE TO LACK OF TICKETS SOLD, THIS EVENT HAS TO BE CANCELLED. Many thanks to The Dukes and those who did buy tickets, for your understanding in this matter; ...

Grapevine - 2 June 2016
Thu, 2 Jun 2016

Current Hall Update A Temporary Overflow Car Park has been created in the field behind the Hall car park. It is hoped that this additional space will help to ease parking and road safety problems for the playing field and the Hall at peak ...

Grapevine - 8 May 2016
Sun, 8 May 2016

Art Exhibition  28 th April-2 nd May The Exhibition had a large display of work by talented local artists, much appreciated by all who visited the Hall over the weekend. The Exhibition raised £1000 for the Parish Church by the generous commission ...

Grapevine - 13 April 2016
Sun, 17 Apr 2016

IMPORTANT WEEKEND DATES FOR YOU!   Friday 29th April-Monday 2nd May Not one , but two community events for you to visit!   12th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITON in the Village community Hall 11am-5pm Doug Scott to open Thursday 28th 6.30pm ...

Grapevine - 4 March 2016
Fri, 4 Mar 2016

Saturday 27th Feb The Pudding Night was a delicious success for all who attended.  Several boys could not believe their luck with the opportunity to eat so many different puddings! (Holy Trinity Church event)   DON'T MISS Thursday 10th March . ...

Grapevine - 21 February 2016
Sun, 21 Feb 2016

Fireball Rock  Saturday 6th February Thank you to all who helped, particularly Amanda at Alans Hairdressing who sold tickets and danced the night away! £600 was raised for WCA fund   THE PUDDINGS EVENING  this SATURDAY (27TH FEB) 6-00pm-8.30pm ...

Grapevine - 2 February 2016
Tue, 2 Feb 2016

Thank you to all those who came to the Table Top Sale, Sunday 24th January.  £304 was raised at this very sociable afternoon!   There will be two defribrillators in the village soon, one at the village Hall and one in the old phone box by the ...

Grapevine - 8 January 2016
Fri, 8 Jan 2016

Hello and Happy New Year to all! New year in the Village Community Hall was once again celebrated by a lively group of all ages, dancing to the celebrated ceilidh group,  'Thrice Brewed' .  A great way to welcome in 2016! Thank you to all who ...

Grapevine - 10 November 2015
Tue, 10 Nov 2015

News from the Hall.... It is hoped to have a main external sign, situated on the road B6263, within the next few months subject to planning application. There is also an application to the  County Council to consider the provision of a ...

Grapevine - 27 October 2015
Tue, 27 Oct 2015

Well done to Hilary and David Keers , raising just over £900 towards a new stage for the Hall at the Village Quiz Saturday 17th October. Thank you to all those who made Lasagne, cakes and donated raffle prizes, BIG thank you to Stuart Coe and ...

Grapevine - 1 October 2015
Sun, 4 Oct 2015

September Sunday 20th ...

Grapevine - 15 September 2015
Tue, 15 Sep 2015

We are pleased to announce .. there are now more weekly regular users in the Village Community Hall. Take a look at the list in the foyer for daytime and weekly activities to suit every age! THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO HELP ...

Grapevine - 7 September 2015
Mon, 7 Sep 2015

THE WETHERAL VILLAGE SHOW Well done to Sue Oliver and her team of helpers! Entries for many classes were up from last year, with some wonderful examples of talent from all ages in the village. The whole afternoon was a great sociable event with ...

Grapevine - 25 August 2015
Wed, 26 Aug 2015

Hi All! What a great afternoon last Sunday! Rounders Knockout on the village playing field was a whole community and family event and a lot of fun...whether it was watching all those who took part (well done those in fancy dress!) ...avoiding ...

Grapevine - 22 August 2015
Sat, 22 Aug 2015

DON'T FORGET...Tomorrow..Sunday 23rd  pm CHARITY ROUNDERS AND FUN IN THE FIELD! All proceeds to the Village Green Maypole repair.   COMMUNITY VILLAGE HALL AGM Thursday 27th August 7.30pm.... All welcome! Come along to find out the Hall facts ...

Grapevine - 14 August 2015
Fri, 14 Aug 2015

First of all... A BIG APOLOGY for the major typo error on the WCVH newsletter that came through your door recently... The front page should read.... The WCA Annual General Meeting will be held in the hall on THURSDAY 27TH AUGUST 7.30PM Do ...

Grapevine - July 2015
Fri, 31 Jul 2015

Village Fete Saturday 4th July Many thanks to Hilary and David Keers for organising a very successful day with the help of many volunteers, who gave their time, energy, produce...and sometimes their electricity too!  Also a big thank you to Jack ...

Grapevine - 01 May 2015
Fri, 1 May 2015

FORTHCOMING COMMUNITY  EVENTS   Olly Alcock Rock/Blues Night Saturday 30th May 7.30pm doors-open 7pm BAR PROVIDED. Tickets now available! £6.00 each, available from Helen 560366.  Avoid disappointment, book quickly...this is a very ...

Grapevine - 29 March 2015
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Landscaping round the Hall Thank you to all those who turned out on a wild, wet and windy Saturday to help plants trees and shrubs; in some cases after a hectic evening and a late night..... So good was the team that after an hour, the majority ...

Grapevine - 24 March 2015
Tue, 24 Mar 2015

Announcing the next musical/dance night ..... Ollie Alcock and his Blues/Rock Band ! To be held in the Village Community Hall, Saturday 30th May . Tickets £6.00 ...doors open 7.30pm. Bar provided For those who have not experienced an Ollie ...

Grapevine - 01 March 2015
Sun, 1 Mar 2015

The latest edition of the Grapevine  Acoustics in Main Hall Thank you to all those who have responded positively to the new baffles. We hope they will be sufficient for all types of community use. If you use the hall and find their is still a ...

Grapevine - 22 February 2015
Sun, 22 Feb 2015

  Acoustics in the Main Hall On Thursday 19th February a technician from a company based in Bolton attached acoustic boards to the ceiling of the main hall. They are not too intrusive and, we hope, they have significantly reduced the problem of ...

Grapevine - February 2015
Thu, 12 Feb 2015

Village photographs Many thanks to all those who have already searched through their albums, boxes and files forpast images of village events, activities and scenes. Please keep them in a safe place with your name, address and any relevant details. ...

Grapevine - January 2015
Fri, 6 Feb 2015

The January edition of the graphvine is available here .

Brand New Website
Wed, 26 Nov 2014

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