Lerryn Memorial Hall event - Christmas Craft and Charity event
November 23rd 2013
Do not miss the Christmas Craft and Charity event scheduled for Saturday 30th November!
The event held in the Lerryn Memorial Hall will start at 1.00pm and finish at 4.00pm. Plenty of lovely stalls, including:
See you there!
RNLI Coffee Morning
November 10th 2013
Christmas Cabaret Bookings
November 6th 2013
Update on the Fowey Festival of Words and Music
November 1st 2013
Fowey Festival of Words - Saturday 10th May – Saturday 17th May 2014
The du Maurier Festival Society is delighted to announce that the 2014 Fowey Festival of Words and Music will be held between Saturday 10th May and Saturday 17th May. The festival will continue to provide an interesting range of good quality entertainment; literary based interviews, presentations, theatre, music, comedy, academic talks, as well as workshops, exhibitions and local walks; an eclectic mix to inform and inspire the imagination! Workshops and participatory events will be a key feature this year so that you can join in and learn new skills or even improve old ones!
Exciting News! In 2014 there will be a programme of events for children and families to enjoy. Set in the beautiful grounds of Trenython Manor, budding young writers, actors and poets will have the opportunity to participate in various activities themed on the ‘Natural Environment’. A great chance to ‘Inspire a Generation’ - here in Cornwall.
Events will take place in existing venues in and around Fowey and whilst the Festival Village was a fantastic venue for the last 17 years, financial constraints mean developing a more sustainable model. Changing from a purpose built marquee to existing venues has real benefits including reduced ticket prices, a wider choice of food and drink and non-reliance on the weather!
The Fowey Festival Friends and Patrons scheme for 2014 is now available, it is easier to sign up and there are more rewards. By becoming a Friend or Patron you can benefit from a discount of 10% or 5% off all tickets for events organized by the du Maurier Festival Society Trustees, receive your programme in advance of those on the mailing list and enjoy advance booking for a maximum of 6 seats for an unlimited number of events. You could become a winner of a £25 voucher towards festival tickets as all Friends and Patrons will be included into a quarterly prize draw. Other benefits include regular newsletters keeping you up-to-date with all that is going on and priority invitations to Society events throughout the year. Patrons can join for just £50 and receive 10% discount and Friends will receive a 5% discount for a membership of £20. It is easy to join just go to: www.justgiving.com/thedumaurierfestivalsociety press DONATE and sign up as a Patron for just £50 or become a Friend for £20.
Over the next few months there will be more information available and we will keep you up to date with all that is happening. We are planning some interesting fundraising events as well, to help support the festival. Your opportunity to join in the fun at an early stage! Do watch out for posters and information on our web site www.foweyfestival.com
The du Maurier Festival Trustees are a small group of volunteers dedicated to delivering a memorable festival for 2014. If you’d like to get involved by offering support or expertise, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact any trustee for an informal chat. Please see our website www.fowey festival.com for details
The dates to keep free in your diary are 10th – 17th May 2014 for an exciting week of inspiration, fun and laughter. Come and be part of the Fowey Festival of Words and Music 2014.
Lerryn School Gardening Club
October 25th 2013
Thanks to the hard work of Rosemary Weatherhogg, Rita Dunn and Matt Blunt of Lerryn School, the Produce Association is delighted to announce the exciting news that pupils of Lerryn school have set up their own Gardening Club.
However, it has to be said that some of the committee members of the LDPA have rushed off to their potting sheds to prepare for the added competition that this will undoubtedly lead to at next years Produce Show. That said, the strong sense of community has prevailed, and the committee of the LDPA have donated a generous supply of herbs to flavour the wonderful meals that the school veg plot will produce, and also lots of pansy plants to add colour and attract the bees.
Lerryn schoolteacher Matt Blunt, will coordinate the planting and gardening activities, with the support of parents who will help to weed and prepare the ground ready for planting out in the growing season. The LDPA committee will be ready to lend a helping hand and offer guidance.
Indeed, we can all help by collecting and donating Morrisons ‘Let’s Grow - School Gardening’ vouchers (www.morrisons.co.uk/letsgrow). The village shop has kindly agreed to have a collection box available for your vouchers.
The children are enthusiastic about growing things to eat and keen to get started, so your help and support will be much appreciated. Thanks.
Fun with Wine
October 22nd 2013
A capacity crowd in the Red Store on the evening of 11th October had a very happy time sampling wines provided by Experience Wines (now conveniently located in Lostwithiel) and struggling in small teams to answer quiz questions about what they had drunk.
It was interesting to discover what a lot of noise could be generated by a quiz! Nibbles and a raffle were organised by LAMA and the whole evening raised £389 for the bus.
We are very grateful to everybody who supported the event, and especially to the trustees of the Red Store, who expressed their support for LAMA by allowing us to use the facilities free of charge. Many thanks to all!
Special Parish Council meeting
October 20th 2013
NOTICE AND AGENDA OF A SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD IN THE MEETING ROOM, LERRYN MEMORIAL HALL, LERRYN
ON SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2013 AT 11.30 am.
Members of the press and public are invited to attend this meeting of the Council.
Visit the Parish Council website to find out about the one agenda item by clicking on the button below:
October 19th 2013
October 19th 2013
Kayak Clean Up
October 16th 2013
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