Events in Charmouth 2014

There is always a lot going on in Charmouth with many local clubs and societies. The highlights of the Charmouth calendar are Charmouth Fayre in August, the Christmas event in December and the traditional Christmas day swim, where all are welcome – swimmers and spectators. If you wish to advertise your local event please send the details via our contact form.

Charmouth Puzzle TrailCharmouth Puzzle Trail

Fun for all the family

Follow our fun trail round Charmouth Village using a map. Collect the clues to complete the sentence about Charmouth on the back page. All correctly completed forms will be entered into a draw to win a superb ammonite fossil.

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Date & Time Event & Details Venue

APRIL

   
Mon 7th April
2.45 – 4pm
Tea & Chat Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Mon 7th April
7.30 – 9.00pm
Chatterbooks Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Tues 8th April
10.45am-12.45
Sewing Circle Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Sat 12th April
10am- 12 noon
Coffee morning on behalf of the Royal British Legion Women's Section Benevolent Fund. Village Hall
Sat 12th April
2 – 5pm
SING Group Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Tues 15th April
10.45am-12.45
Sewing Circle Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Wed 16th April
2.00-4.00pm
Memorable Memoirs Charmouth Library & Internet Café
18th-22nd April Some local artists will have their studios open part of the Easter weekend. Look for signs and posters for details.  
Sat 19th April
Library Open for Business  
Sat 19th April
9pm Start
Cee Jay Outstanding Female Vocalist The George
Tues 22nd April
10.45-12.45
Sewing Circle Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Tues 22nd April
2.45 – 4pm
Tea & Chat Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Sat 26th April
Coffee morning on behalf of the Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch and Outing fund. United Reformed Church
Sun 27th April
3.00pm
Champagne Afternoon Tea in aid of Charmouth Central, community library.
Tickets (£8) are available from the library.
Thalatta, Higher Sea Lane, Charmouth
Mon 28th April
9.30-10
Story/Rhyme Time Charmouth Library & Internet Café
Tues 29th April
10.45-12.45
Sewing Circle Charmouth Library & Internet Café

MAY

   
Sat 3rd May
9pm Start
Steve Whale Male Vocalist The George
Fri 23rd to 31st Dorset Art Weeks (DAWS): Four Charmouth artists at three venues in the village: Ann Clough, Joanne Brown, Jane Townson & Geoff Townson. Brochures widely available. Look for signs & posters. Twenty-four other artists at sixteen other venues within 5 miles of Charmouth.  
Sat 24th May
9pm Start
Kristi Elise Out Standing Female Vocalist The George
Sun 25th May Party in the Park Playing Fields

JUNE

   
1st to 8th June Dorset Art Weeks (DAWS): Four Charmouth artists at three venues in the village: Ann Clough, Joanne Brown, Jane Townson & Geoff Townson. Brochures widely available. Look for signs & posters. Twenty-four other artists at sixteen other venues within 5 miles of Charmouth.  
Sat 14th June Beer Festival
After a great success last year we are holding another one this year. It will take place on Saturday 14th June from 1pm. There will be a selection of real ales and ciders to sample, also a barbecue from 2pm with local burgers and sausages. Live entertainment start from 4pm – 6pm with “The Twurzels” a tribute band to the West Country “Wurzels”. Our local Morris Dancers will be doing a display from 6:30pm – 7pm. There will be local musicians playing guitars and other instruments from 7pm – 8pm. yard of ale competition 8:30pm and to finish off the night live music from “Lewis” with sounds of the suburbs. A fun day out for all the family.
The George
Wed 18th June
6:15pm
Charity Cricket Match - The George vs Otter Brewery in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. We need your support. Uplyme Cricket Ground

JULY

   
Sat 5th July
10 local lads are doing a pub walk around Lyme Regis collecting money for Prostate Cancer walk starts at 12 midday. Followed by a Motown Night with Sam Newman 9pm start at The George. Lyme Regis pubs and The George, Charmouth
Fri 25th July
9pm Start
Ben Lambert Male Vocal Entertainer The George
Sat 26th July Party in the Park Playing Fields

AUGUST

   
Sun 3rd Aug Charmouth Fayre  
Sat 9th Aug
9pm Start
Bianca Female Vocal Entertainer The George
Sat 16th Aug Live Music With 'Rockfella' fantastic guitarist not to be missed The George

SEPTEMBER

   
Sat 20th Sept
7pm start
Harvest Auction in aid of Charmouth senior citizens Christmas lunch all welcome. The George

OCTOBER

   
Sat 4th Oct
9pm Start
Anthony Jay Male Vocalist The George
     

Events at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

See the Guided Fossil Walks and Marine Events Calendar

Regular Events in Charmouth

Date Event Venue Contact
Sun 2.00-5.30pm Bowls Club Recreation Ground, Barr’s Lane Jackie Rolls on 560295
Tues.
10-11 am
First Tuesday of the month
Charmouth Local History Society - new name of The Pavey Group
Please arrange other visiting times by contacting secretary@thepaveygroup.co.uk
The Pavey Room,
The Elms,
The Street
NEW NUMBER
07516 261919
Mon 10.00am Tai Chi (Continuation Class)
www.charmouthtaichi.co.uk
The Youth Club Hall, Wesley Close Pamela Ladd
560264
Mon 9.00-12.30 Monkton Wyld Steiner Kindergarten ( ages 3-6) Monkton Wyld Court Charlotte Plummer 560342
Mon 9.30-11.00 Ladies Toning Class with light weights. Village Hall, Wesley Close Rob Feesey 01297 639969
Mon 1.30-2.30
(term-time only)
Children's Creative Dance
for 3-8 year olds (toddlers and young children and home-eds). Percussion, stories, inventing, games, lovely music and singing. £3 a session regular rate negotiable, discount if you bring a friend.
Please phone to book.
Monkton Wylde Court's Pine Hall Petra Hughes
01308 426501
0771 928 0375
Mondays (fortnightly) 3.00-4.00pm Tea & Chat Charmouth Central, Community Library Hazel Robinson
01297 561214
Mon 4.30-6.00
(term-time only)
Charmouth Brownies (ages 7-10) Call for information Caroline Davis 560207
Mon 6.30-8.00
(term-time only)
Charmouth Cubs (ages 8-11) Call for information Toni Green 560778
2nd and 4th Mondays 7.30pm Whist. Cost £3 Village Hall Gill Savage 560615
Mon 8.00-10.00 Charmouth Badminton Club (experience required) Charmouth Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane Trish Evans 442136
Tues 9.00-12.30 Monkton Wyld Steiner Kindergarten ( ages 3-6) Monkton Wyld Court Charlotte Plummer 560342
Tues 2.00-5.30 Bowls Club Recreation Ground, Barr’s Lane Jackie Rolls on 560295
Tues 7.00-9.00pm Junior Youth Club (ages 8-11) Youth Club Hall, Wesley Close Ken Darling 561004
Tues 7.00-10.00pm
Social Badminton (play-restarts 2nd Oct)
£2.00 per session. Accompanied juniors £1.50. We are a social group - All standards welcome (Spare racquets available – refreshments provided). Just turn up.
Charmouth Community Hall Lower Sea Lane Pauline Bonner 560251
Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30 Junior Youth Club (ages 8-11) Youth Club Hall, Wesley Close Ken Darling 561004
Tuesdays 7.00pm Tai Chi (Continuation Class)
www.charmouthtaichi.co.uk
The Village Hall, Wesley Close Pamela Ladd
560264
3rd Tues each month 7.30pm Parish Council Meeting The Elms, The Street Lisa Tuck 560826
3rd Tues each month Charmouth Natural History Group Call for information and venues Kate Stapleton 598612
Wed 9.00-12.30 Monkton Wyld Steiner Kindergarten ( ages 3-6) Monkton Wyld Court Charlotte Plummer 560342
Weds 9.30-11.30
(term-time only)
Charmouth Cherubs
www.charmouthcherubs.co.uk
Charmouth Village Hall, Wesley Close Lindsay Douglas 07789 743912
Weds 10.00 am
Weds 11.30 am
Tai Chi (Continuation Class)
Tai Chi (Beginners)
www.charmouthtaichi.co.uk
The Youth Club Hall, Wesley Close Pamela Ladd
560264
Weds 10.00-12.30
(term-time only)
Monkton Wyld Kindergarten (age 3+) Monkton Wyld Court Caroline Walker 560342
4th Weds each month 2.30pm Royal British Legion (Women’s Section) The Elms, The Street Pat Stapleton 560255
Weds 4.30pm Tae Kwon-Do
New beginners always welcome. Free trial class available. Discounted rates for families training together
Charmouth Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane Mr G Waugh 01297 639830
info@TargetTAGB.co.uk
www.targettagb.co.uk
Weds 4.30pm 7.00-8.45pm
(term-time only)
Girl Guides (ages 10 onwards) Call for information Davina Pennels 560965
Thurs 2.00pm-5.30pm Bowls Club Recreation Ground, Barr’s Lane Jackie Rolls on 560295
Thurs 7.00pm-10.30 Bridge Club (partners can be provided) Wood Farm (opposite swimming pool) Vincent Pielesz 560738
Fridays
(term-time)
9.30-10.30am
Rhymetime for under 5s Charmouth Central, Community Library Mandy Harvey
01297 560167
Fridays 4.30pm Tae Kwon-Do
New beginners always welcome. Free trial class available. Discounted rates for families training together
Charmouth Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane Mr G Waugh 01297 639830
info@TargetTAGB.co.uk
www.targettagb.co.uk
Friday 4.45 - 8pm (Term time only) Bopper Bus (age 8+) Bridport Leisure Centre Drop off/pick up Charmouth Primary School Melanie Harvey 560393
3rd Fri each month 7.30pm (eyes down) Bingo (fund raising for Community Hall) Charmouth Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane Trish Evans 442136
Fri 7.15-9.00pm
(term-time only)
Scouts (ages 11-14)
Read about Charmouth Scouts here
The Scout Hut, Barr’s Lane Kevin Payne 01308 459080 or 07976 534517