What's on


What's on in the Martock area over the next few weeks.

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Health walk Martock

Friday, 18 August 2017
FREE Health Walk in Martock and everyone is welcome. Walks are friendly and about 45 minutes long, they are led by trained volunteers at a pace suitable to the group. Meet at 9.30am at the Precinct in Martock on the third Friday of every month. Contact Maggie Ludbrook 01935 824252

Martock Gardening Society Annual Show - Parish Hall

Saturday, 26 August 2017
The 128th Martock Show of all things home grown and home made. It is growing in popularity each year, and the Parish Hall is filled with fruits of the earth, such as pots of compost, tomatoes, pansies, children’s works of art, cakes, embroidery and photos.

Boccia (indoor bowls) Every Tuesday

Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Play Boccia at Swallowfields, Mow Barton, North Street, Martock every Tuesday morning 11 to 12.30 pm. You play it sitting down so if necessary you could even be in a wheelchair and it is like indoor bowls. It can get quite competitive!! You just need to wear comfortable clothes so you can lean forward without restriction. We ask for a donation of £1 which covers a cuppa afterwards. Contact Wendy Clemmey on 03701924363 for more information.
Sport 50+ Martock

Sport 50+ Martock

Tuesday, 5 September 2017
Come along and join the group for a wide range of applied sports for 50+ years old. Sports 50 covers sports activities for 50+ years old at Martock Parish Hall on Tuesdays 2-3.30pm from 5th September to 10th October.Activities include: New Age Kurling, Boccia, Seated Volley Ball and Table Tennis.You will get the chance to meet new people whilst having fun and being active. To find out more click on the image....
Singing for All

Singing for All

Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Summer Closure - 'Singing for All' is an opportunity for everyone to get together and have a jolly good sing along. The group will meet again from 6th September, every Wednesday 2pm to 3.30pm at Bearley House, Martock. Everyone is welcome.

U3A Martock and District Inaugural Meeting

Wednesday, 6 September 2017
U3A Martock and District Inaugural Meeting will be held on 6th September at 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall, Church Street, Martock TA12 6JL (near the Pharmacy). Parking is available behind the George. The committee plan to have a good variety of interest groups available to join. At the meeting there will be an opportunity to meet and talk to other people who share your interests. The committee will also welcome volunteers to organise various groups. Please get in touch if you are interested.
CAP Money Course

CAP Money Course

Thursday, 7 September 2017
The CAP Money Course is a free course that will teach you budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that works. In just a few weeks, you will get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and prevent debt.The course will run for 3 weeks on a Thursday evenings at 7pm, starting on September 7th in the Market House, Church Street Martock. You need to book onto the course by calling William or Helen on 01935 426771.

Time for Tea

Friday, 8 September 2017
Time For Tea in the Community at Martock United Reformed Church, Bower Hinton on second Friday of each month, from 2 pm to 4 pm. Everyone welcome, Carers and the Cared For. Contact: Clive Jones 01935 822929
Martock Farmers Market

Martock Farmers Market

Saturday, 9 September 2017
Held on the second Saturday of every month in Moorlands Shopping Precinct. 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. 16 stalls selling a variety of local produce including buffalo meat, honey, fudge, flapjack, poultry, fruit gin, cakes, bread, plants, vegetables, cheese, cider, chocolates and home-roasted coffee. Ring Fergus Dowding on 01935 822202 to order any food from these producers, or to ask for a stall at one of our markets.
Ash School Excellent Eight Race

Ash School Excellent Eight Race

Sunday, 10 September 2017
An 8 mile run in a beautiful location, also a 5 km run, 3 km junior run and a 2 km fun run. Starts at 11 .am. More info and entry forms at www.ashexcellenteight.com

Martock & District Gardening Society

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Neil Lovesey talk on Cottage Gardens. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, 7.00pm for 7.30pm. at Martock Primary School unless otherwise stated. Annual membership £10.00, visitors very welcome - £2.00 per meeting. Further information from Hon Sec. Mrs Jenny Becker on (01935) 822144.

Health walk Martock

Friday, 15 September 2017
FREE Health Walk in Martock and everyone is welcome. Walks are friendly and about 45 minutes long, they are led by trained volunteers at a pace suitable to the group. Meet at 9.30am at the Precinct in Martock on the third Friday of every month. Contact Maggie Ludbrook 01935 824252
The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

Saturday, 16 September 2017
Sherborne Town Band in The Last Night of the Proms.Tickets £9 on the door or £8 from Martock News, Martock Gallery or 01935 822706. Accompanied children aged under 16 will be admitted free.

Martock Womens Institute

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Martock Women’s Institute meets on the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise stated, 2.00 pm at The Recreation Ground Pavilion, Stoke Road, Martock. Meetings usually start with WI news and business, followed by a Speaker or activity and refreshments. This month: Speaker Francis Watson - 'Mother of Pearl Collection'. Visitors and new members most welcome. For further details, please contact Brenda Swindells, President, on 01935 508265

South Petherton Community Hospital Harvest Fete

Saturday, 23 September 2017
Crafts, stalls, entertainment, cakes, cream teas from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at South Petherton Community Hospital. In aid of hospital funds.
Martock Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Out of the mouth of the Parrett: A new film made this year to celebrate the river which shapes so many lives. It has some wonderful filmography and interviews many people including Mandy and Marta at the Parrett Works. The film makers have offered to come and introduce and show us the film. Annual membership is £10 for all 10 meetings, or £3 per meeting. Everyone very welcome. Starts at 7.30 pm at Martock School, Elmleigh Road. For more info www.martockhistory.co.uk or contact Fergus Dowding on 822202
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 30 September 2017
Hidden Figures (PG). Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three women, known as "human computers", we follow as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Film starts at 7.30pm, doors open 7pm. Tickets £5.50 in advance from Martock News, Moorlands Precinct and Martock Gallery, Water St. or £6 on the door. Refreshments available.