What's on


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

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Yeovil Hospital Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 19 September 2019
5.30pm to 8pm. The Academy, Level 4, Yeovil General Hospital invites you to come along to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and find out more about your hospital. Whether you are a patient, staff member or living in the local community, this event is an opportunity to hear about the exciting developments at the hospital, as well as the changes taking place and the ongoing work to improve patient care and experience. It will also be a forum to provide feedback to help us improve our services. Held in Yeovil Hospital's Academy on level 4 of the main building, doors will open at 5.30pm for a drop-in session, with members of staff on hand to tell you more about their services and happy to answer your questions, covering a variety of areas.
Memory Lane

Memory Lane

Friday, 20 September 2019
A place to talk about old memories and make some new ones. Swallowfields, Mow Barton, Martock. 3rd Friday every month from 11.00am – 12.30pm. Facilitators : Heather Pearce, Health Coach & Wendy Clemmey, Warden
Macmillan Coffee morning - All Saints Church

Macmillan Coffee morning - All Saints Church

Friday, 20 September 2019
10am-12pm All welcome.

Free Health Walk Martock

Friday, 20 September 2019
FREE HEALTH WALKs are friendly and about 45/60mins long, they are led by trained volunteers at a pace suitable to the group. Meet at 9.30 at the Precinct, please come and join us. For further information contact Maggie Ludbrook 01935 824252

Flaxdrayton Workshop Open Day

Saturday, 21 September 2019
Flaxdrayton Workshops Open Day 11.00am - 4.00pm. FREE ENTRY! Join us at our Open Day and visit the amazing arts and social enterprise hub in this historic Victorian farmyard: local food and drink tasting and sales, demonstrations and exhibitions, discounts on BODYSMART fitness and photography, art and craft workshops, jewellery, joinery, metal gaming miniatures, antiques, “Club Tropicale” games and play, refreshments at Imagine Learn & Create, Once in a Blue Moon Café (profits to charity), live music from John Adamson, Plum Jam and Toadflax. Flaxdrayton Farm, Drayton, South Petherton TA13 5LR - 1/2 mile from A303. Go to www.flaxdrayton.co.uk or ring 01460 241062.

Festival Fun Day for St Margaret's Hospice

Sunday, 22 September 2019
11.30am-8.30pm Family Festival Fun Day in aid of St. Margaret's Hospice Yeovil at Haselbury Mill, Haselbury Plucknett, TA18 7NY A full day of live entertainment with some fabulous local acts and known talent joining us on the day. Admission Prices: ADULTS £15 CHILDREN (under 18) /CONCESSION (OAP/FULL-TIME STUDENT/DISABLED) £7.50 UNDER 5s FREE WITH A FULL-PAYING ADULT. Click title for more details.

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
John Smith returns by popular demand with a fast moving and interest-rich talk on domestic Roman life in Somerset. He’ll talk of their houses (villas were late, bling ‘Grand Designs’ at the end of the Empire, like today) and how they evolved during their stay here. John dresses up in period attire, this time he is bringing a lady’s costume recreated from one found petrified in a waterlogged rhyne – watch out! He will also bring new revelations about why the Romans really left Britain.In Martock Primary School Hall, Elmleigh Road. Tea from 7 pm, talk 7,30 pm, free to members, £3 to non members.
Singing for All every Wednesday

Singing for All every Wednesday

Wednesday, 25 September 2019
'Singing for All' is an opportunity for everyone to get together and have a jolly good sing along. The group meet EVERY WEDNESDAY from 2pm to 3.30pm at Bearley House, East Street, Martock. Everyone is welcome. To find out more contact Caroline Bennett on 07946 121612

Come for Coffee, Martock Parish Hall

Friday, 27 September 2019
Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee, pots of tea, home-made cakes, raffle. Parish Hall from 10.30 - 12 noon. Last Friday each month. Occasional market stalls. Profits shared between Parish Hall Fund and charities.

Strode Singers

Saturday, 28 September 2019
Come and join Strode Singers for an evening of 'Songs from Stage and Screen'. Many all time favourites performed by local choir at St Peter and St Paul Church. South Petherton. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 available from N and D news or Claire on 07532 450250 or on the door.
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 28 September 2019
FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS (12a) Inspired by a true story, this warm-hearted tale of a singing group from Cornwall is likable, if goofy. The Cornish singing group is discovered by a visiting producer Danny (Daniel Mays). 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.

The Ghost Train

Thursday, 3 October 2019
Martock Players & Pantomime Society proudly present 'The Ghost Train' by Arnold Ridley. 3rd, 4th & 5th October. Departures at 7.30pm from the Parish Hall. Tickets £7 from Martock Gallery or www.martock-players.eventbrite.co.uk

Martock & District Gardening Society

Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Martock Primary School at 7pm for 7.30pm. A talk by Andrew Clegg about Cartgate Nature Reserve, followed by our Annual General Meeting. Visitors welcome on payment of a £2 fee which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Annual membership only £10. Further details from Gareth Isaac on 01935 823366.

Martock Farmers' Market - Moorlands shopping Precinct

Saturday, 12 October 2019
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.
Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe

Friday, 18 October 2019
A place to talk about old memories and make some new ones. Swallowfields, Mow Barton, Martock. 3rd Friday of every month from 11.00am – 12.30pm. Facilitators : Heather Pearce, Health Coach & Wendy Clemmey, Warden

Free Health Walk Martock

Friday, 18 October 2019
FREE HEALTH WALKs are friendly and about 45/60mins long, they are led by trained volunteers at a pace suitable to the group. Meet at 9.30 at the Precinct, please come and join us. For further information contact Maggie Ludbrook 01935 824252

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Julian Orbach on non-conformist chapel buildings and the impact all the different sects have made on our towns and villages. Julian revised the Pevsner for Somerset in 2011 and has many photos. In Martock Primary School Hall, Elmleigh Road. Tea from 7 pm, talk 7,30 pm, free to members, £3 to non members. This is the month for annual membership renewal, only £10.
The Guardians of Martock Church - Spike's Five & Dime Jazz Band

The Guardians of Martock Church - Spike's Five & Dime Jazz Band

Thursday, 24 October 2019
This 6-piece traditional jazz band from South Wales specialises in playing well-known tunes that were recorded in New York by small bands in the 1925-35 period prior to the Big Band era. Three of the players have already performed in Martock. They are all stalwarts of the South Wales Jazz Preservation Society and the band plays many concerts there and in Wessex. £10 on the door or £9 from Martock News, Martock Gallery or 01935 829576. Ample parking at The George, opposite the church & at the nearby Martock Surgery.
Come for Coffee!  Martock Parish Hall

Come for Coffee! Martock Parish Hall

Friday, 25 October 2019
Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee, pots of tea, home-made cakes, raffle. Parish Hall from 10.30.- 12 noon. Last Friday each month.
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 26 October 2019
LAST SUMMER (15) During a long hot summer in 1970s Wales, four boys roam free through a neglected rural paradise, until a tragedy strikes that sets them against the adult world and changes their lives forever. The film captures the children's perspective on life perfectly and uses it to challenge adult assumptions about what's best for them. 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.