DRAYTON OPEN GARDENS AND ST CATHERINE’S CHURCH FLOWER FESTIVAL – JUNE 2019

In our village on Saturday 22 June 2019, in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice and St Catherine’s Church, a few of our residents opened their gardens to the public. The sun was shining and we had visitors from as far as Sweden and America come to admire our pretty village. The Church had a Flower …

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St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport

  St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport As part of the annual Glorious Open Gardens on behalf of St Margaret’s Hospice, Hurds Hill, Westover, Langport, Somerset TA10 0ND will be open to the public on Sunday 7th July 2019 between 2.00pm – 6.00pm. A Regency country house and garden set on a …

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The Drayton Group Treasure Hunt Tuesday 28th May at 6.00pm

THE DRAYTON GROUP  TREASURE HUNT  TUESDAY 28th May 2019  Starting from DRAYTON VILLAGE HALL               at 6.00 PM  FOLLOWED BY A MEAL AT –  THE DRAYTON CROWN  £10.00 PER HEAD  FOR MEMBERS OF THE DRAYTON GROUP AND TUESDAY   GROUP AND £2 EXTRA FOR GUESTS  BOOK TICKETS FROM ALASTAIR MULLINEUX  PAYMENT REQUIRED PRIOR TO YOUR BOOKING BEING …

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Drayton Village Hall 2019

  VILLAGE HALL AGM – 30th MAY 7pm   Calling All Drayton Villagers to the Annual gathering of the Village Hall Committee to – Inspect the Hall Hear of last years activities Query anything arising in the Accounts etc., etc.. Any other Business   hello.dvhall@gmail.com  https://draytonsomerset.co.uk/our-community/drayton-village-hall/ Join the DVHall 100 Club too!    

Drayton Remembers – 4th June 1913 – Drayton and Muchelney Male Friendly Society

We have recently  been lent some photographs of the village from over 100 years ago. One of the gems is this photograph of the Drayton and Muchelney Male Friendly Society which was dated 4 June 1913.  A delve into the local paper produced the write up below about the day. It looks as if the …

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Drayton and Muchelney Women’s Friendly Society

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY!   DRAYTON AND MUCHELNEY WOMEN’S FRIENDLY SOCIETY   In the early 19th century Friendly Societies sprung up all over the country.   They were originally organisations through which ordinary men, mainly tradesmen, were able to save money to cover the costs of burial, provide pensions for dependants and make provision for loss …

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Drayton Remembers – Jesse Dabinett of White Cross, Drayton

We have very kindly been given some photographs and postcards of Drayton, mostly of the Dabinett family who lived at Whitecross. Jesse Dabinett married Emma Lenton in 1891 and they had five children – Edward, Elizabeth, Philip George, Ida and Agnes. This is a photograph of Jesse with his son Edward. Could this be going …

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Drayton Village Hall Hiring Charges from 1st September 2017

DRAYTON VILLAGE HALL  HIRING CHARGES from 1st SEPTEMBER 2017   THE HALL –   £10.00 / HOUR or 1/2 HOUR SLOTS with COFFEE & TEA MAKING (4 key access) £10.00 / HOUR SESSIONS + FULL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT / ELECTRICS for LGE PARTIES, WAKES etc., £60.00 MINIMUM, 4 HOURS MINIMUM (5 key access)   INCLUDED F.O.C. –  PROJECTOR & STAND, SCREEN, …

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What is on at the Village Hall?

What’s ON then…?!?!   WEEKLY TUESDAY – PILATES CLASS  9:30-10:30am   WEDNESDAY – UPHOLSTERY / CRAFTS 9:30am-4:00pm   MONTHLY  MARKET / CAFE – 3rd SATURDAY 10am-12  DRAYTON LADIES GROUP – 2nd TUESDAY  7:30pm DRAYTON MENS GROUP – 3rd TUESDAY 7:30pm   DRAYTON CITZ 3rd MONDAY 2:30pm  PARISH COUNCIL – as required 7:30pm   EVENTS  STREET FAIR: 1st …

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Village Hall Contacts 2019/2020

VILLAGE HALL CONTACTS 2019/ 20   BOOKING SECRETARY (Arrange Hall visit Pre-Hire)  ANGIE COOMBE – 01458 253907 Norse Cottage, North Street (by Memorial) TA10 angiecoombe@hotmail.co.uk or   PAM CHEDZOY – 01458 253167 Stream Barton, School Street TA10 0LN pamelachedzoy264@btinternet.com    CHAIRMAN / SECRETARY (Security Key Safe)  JOHN HIGHNAM North Cottage, School Street TA10 0LN 01458 252398 …

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Drayton Senior Citz’s Programme of Events 2019/2020

DRAYTON SENIORS PROGRAMME 2019/2020   Meetings are held on a Monday in the Village Hall, unless stated otherwise.  Visitors are always welcome   2019   15th April 2.30 pm COMMUNITY POLICING     Malissa (Mal) Thompson          20th May 2.30 pm PLAYING THE TRUMPET  Sue Applegate   17th June 2.30 pm HEALTH Gillian Gibson        15th July …

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Drayton Village Hall

DRAYTON VILLAGE HALL Our superb Village Hall is the main venue for so much that makes the village of Drayton ‘tick’. This ex-Victorian village school building was transferred to village ownership in 1968, when the Parish Council bought the building for £820. After much refurbishment (which is always on-going), our Village Hall is now a …

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