Future events


Martock & District Gardening Society

Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Visit to Brimsmore Garden Centre, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil for a talk and discount shopping. Meet there at 6.45pm. For further details please contact Gareth Isaac on 01935 823366 or Brian Yearley on 01935 829705

Martock Carers Support Group

Wednesday, 11 April 2018
A monthly support group for anyone who cares for a family member, friend or neighbour. Join us at the Pavilion Martock Recreation Ground, Stoke Road. 10.30-12 noon on the second Wednesday of every month.
Martock Farmers Market

Martock Farmers Market

Saturday, 14 April 2018
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.

Martock Women's Institute

Wednesday, 18 April 2018
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: 'Further adventures of Veronica and Sheena'. Visitors and new members most welcome. For further details, please contact Brenda Swindells, President, on 01935 508265

Health Walk

Friday, 20 April 2018
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 Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Barrington Court: A Dazzling Elizabethan feast of swirling pinnacles and chimneys and lavishly expensive windows in glorious Hamstone. John Allen will recount its long and varied history, including its ownership by William Strode Lord of the Manor of Martock, who rebuilt the Court House as a Grammar School in 1662. Also our (brief) AGM. Annual membership is £10 for all 10 meetings, or £3 per meeting. Everyone very welcome. Starts at 7.30 pm.For more info www.martockhistory.co.uk or contact Fergus Dowding on 822202
The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

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

Thursday, 26 April 2018
The Lyra Singers from St Petersburg in a concert of sacred & secular music from the great Russian composers at 7.30pm. Ticket prices £10 on door or £9 from Martock News, Martock Gallery or 822706
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 28 April 2018
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (15). The story is based on the memoir by British actor Peter Turner and follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening). First meeting in theatrical digs in London, the legendary femme fatale and her young lover share a passionate relationship for a time but then drift apart. Years later she collapses while on tour in the North of England, and turns to her one-time lover for help and support. He takes her home to Liverpool to his parents (Julie Walters and Kenneth Cranham) to be looked after. 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.

Martock & District Gardening Society

Saturday, 5 May 2018
Annual Plant Sale at Martock Parish Hall, Church Street, Martock from 10.30am to 12 noon. Good selection of nursery and home grown plants. Free entry. All welcome. For further details please contact Gareth Isaac on 01935 823366 or Brian Yearley on 01935 829705

Martock & District Gardening Society

Tuesday, 8 May 2018
at Martock School at 7pm for 7.30pm - Speaker Katherine Crouch on "Plants that should be better known". Existing, lapsed and new members and visitors always welcome. Annual membership only £10. Visitors £2 per meeting which includes tea or coffee and biscuits. For further details please contact Gareth Isaac on 01935 823366 or Brian Yearley on 01935 829705
Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Saturday, 12 May 2018
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.

Martock Womens Institute

Wednesday, 16 May 2018
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: Annual Meeting. Visitors and new members most welcome. For further details, please contact Brenda Swindells, President, on 01935 508265

Health Walk Martock

Friday, 18 May 2018
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 Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Noel Adams will lead a guided tour through Hurst looking at buildings with particular reference to the Adams family and their flax, clothing, wool and then legal and medical interests. The tale of the Adams family is a true Forsyte Saga, a rise to prominence and wealth, Richard Adams, who wrote Watership Down, is a descendant, as is Noel. Despite being an Australian, he has an infectiously interesting understanding of English history and of his family, it should be a colourful evening.We will start at Hurst Barton at 6 p.m. and work our way up to The Grange in Water Street, ending up in the churchyard.
Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Saturday, 9 June 2018
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.

Health Walk Martock

Friday, 15 June 2018
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 Womens Institute

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
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: Annual Outing. Visitors and new members most welcome. For further details, please contact Brenda Swindells, President, on 01935 508265
The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

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

Thursday, 21 June 2018
Dave Martin's Jabbo Five playing New Orleans jazz at 7.30pm. Tickets £9 on the door or £8 from Martock News, Martock Gallery or 01935 822706
Martock Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Brympton d’Evercy: A guided tour of the house on Tuesday 26 June, 2 pm. And you can wander around the gardens afterwards. Cost: £10 Payable in advance Contact Fergus Dowding on 01935 822202 to secure your place
Martock Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 3 July 2018
A visit to the Court House, Long Sutton. Built by Henry Power in 1328, an almost intact survival of a grand mediaeval sequence of rooms, complete with magnificent cruck first floor Hall, and even a timber ‘windeye’ window tree ring dated to 1328Fergus will explain its construction and significance.Tuesday 3 July, 6 p.m.Admission £3 or annual subscription for only £10Contact Fergus Dowding on 01935 822202 for more info

Village Fete

Sunday, 15 July 2018
12 - 4 p.m. at The Recreation Ground, Stoke Road, MartockThis is being organised by the Martock Community Group in place of the Retro Rally. We have quite a few ideas about events, entertainments and stalls, and some people have volunteered ideas and help.If you have any ideas, would like to have a stall or help, please contact Jonathan Swabey on 826459 or Fergus Dowding on 822202 jonathanswabey@hotmail.com Free admission.

Health Walk Martock

Friday, 20 July 2018
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, 17 November 2018
Dorset Police Male Voice Choir at 7.30pm. Tickets £9 on the door or £8 from Martock News, Martock Gallery of 01935 822706