Discover Dodington events 2018

logo2DISCOVER
DODINGTON
2018

 

Discover Dodington is a programme of events promoted by Dodington Parish Council and by local organisations we are involved with. Get out and about, and discover what’s on in Dodington Parish and nearby.

For more details of each event, you can get in touch with the organising group shown in brackets via the contact details on our event contacts page

Would you like to add an event you’re running to our web pages?
Please email your event information and contact details to: dodingtonpc@southglos.gov.uk

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

NOVEMBER

Until Mon 12 November 2018
Peace Gardens at St Mary’s and St John’s churches
to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War 1
A host of poppies made by our local community – schools, youth groups and residents

Until Tue 11 December
Armistice Exhibition
Yate Heritage Centre

Thu 1 November
Football Tournament for years 3, 4, 5, 6
10 am – 4 pm Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field, Kelston Close (Dodington Parish Council)

Sat 3 November
World War 1 History Day
Yate Heritage Centre

Thu 8 November
World War 1 themed cinema event
Armadillo Youth Cafe and Venue
Cafe opens 9.30 am for 10.30 am showing
and 1.00 pm for 1.45 pm showing

Fri 9 November 7.00 pm
Tommy Atkins and the Canary Girl (theatrical presentation at St Nix, Abbotswood)
Suitable for all ages from 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Booking essential – tickets from Yate Heritage Centre
Free event, donations to Royal British Legion

Sat 10 November 3.00 pm
Music Hall Extravaganza
Armadillo Youth Cafe and Venue
Suitable for all ages from 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Free event, donations to Royal British Legion

Sun 11 November
Remembrance Sunday – Centenary of Armistice Day at the end of the First World War

Morning

St Peter’s, Wapley
10.00 am Service of Remembrance

St Nicholas, Abbotswood
10.30 am Morning Prayer

St John’s, Chipping Sodbury
9.30 am Morning Service

St Mary’s, Yate
8.15 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Procession from Poole Court
10.00 am Service of Remembrance and afterwards at the Parnalls Grave

Afternoon

Chipping Sodbury
2.30 pm Parade from Moda Hotel
3.00 pm Act of Remembrance at War Memorial

Evening

Shire Way Community Centre
6.30 pm – Short event with bugler, bells of St Peter’s Wapley
7.00 pm – Lighting of the Beacon

Tylers Field
6.30 pm – Short event
7.00 pm – Lighting of the Beacon

The Ridings, Chipping Sodbury
7.00 pm – Lighting of the Beacon

 

Tue 13 November 7:30pm
Yate Heritage Centre Lecture – World War I and the Chepstow Shipyard
7:30 pm – admission is £2 or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking essential, tel: 01454 862200
(Yate Heritage Centre)

Tue 20 Nov 7:30pm
Yate Heritage Centre Lecture – Women, Civilisation, Suffragettes and 1918
7:30 pm – admission is £2 or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking essential, tel: 01454 862200
(Yate Heritage Centre)

Sat 24 November
Abbotswood Christmas Event
3.30 pm to 6.00 pm
The usual mix of festive fun … and some new surprises for this year.
(Abbotswood Action Group and St Nix Family Centre)