Cerne Abbas

Incorporating: Cerne Abbas, Godmanstone, Charlton Down, Stydling St Nicholas, Buckland Newton, Minterne Magna

Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Dorset Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

The Elephant Man's carer

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

AUTHOR Steve White will talk about Sir Frederick Treves at a meeting of the Cerne Abbas Historical Society in the village hall on Thursday, June 26.

The Gaudier Ensemble are all set to baroque and roll at Cerne Abbas Music Festival

Dorset Echo: The Gaudier Ensemble are all set to baroque and roll at Cerne Abbas Music Festival

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE SOUNDS of chamber music will reverberate through Cerne Abbas again as a popular music festival returns.

Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye!

6:49pm Sunday 23rd December 2012

CERNE VALLEY YOUR Views, Dorset Echo: Allow me to issue a brief reminder that this regular column on newsworthy events around Cerne Abbas and District is ceasing with this column being my last.

Football, Nativity and Nature Conservation activities this Christmas!

9:14am Sunday 2nd December 2012

CERNE ABBAS FOOTBALL Club: Don’t forget about this year’s Boxing Day match!

Could you be a future editor?

7:28pm Saturday 17th November 2012

CERNE VALLEY A NEW editor for The Newsletter is needed for next year.

Christmas is approaching....Bingo!

9:32pm Wednesday 14th November 2012

CERNE ABBAS AN EVENING of Bingo has been organised in the Village Hall on Saturday, December 1 at the Village Hall.

Clearance sales or early Christmas Markets - discover that special gift!

7:05pm Monday 5th November 2012

UP CERNE A HOUSE Clearance Sale is taking place on Sunday, November 18 at 2 Cank Cottages, Up Cerne.

Help bring history back to life!

7:39pm Tuesday 30th October 2012

CERNE ABBAS BARTON Farm Water Meadows and Mediaeval Settlement: Are you aware of these two historical artefacts?

Talks and more at village hall

2:00pm Monday 22nd October 2012

Look out for a talk by Derek Radley from Victim Support on Thursday, November 8. Meetings held in Bradford Peverell Village Hall, starting at 7.15pm.

From all over Cerne Abbas

2:00pm Monday 22nd October 2012

LYDDEN Vale Gardening Club: The next talk deals with the subject of ‘Greenhouse Gardening’ and will be held at Buckland Newton Village Hall.

Enjoy another performance by the Quangle Wangle Choir!

11:43am Saturday 20th October 2012

MINTERNE MAGNA A MUSICAL journey of sea going songs from the 18th century through to modern day music will fascinate you on Saturday, October 27 at Minterne House.

From all over Cerne Abbas

4:00pm Monday 15th October 2012

Buckland Newton REVELS Fishery is warmly inviting everyone to come to their charity car boot and Local Market Day on Saturday, October 20.

Revels Fishery continues to celebrate 25 years in business!

6:39pm Sunday 7th October 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON REVELS Fishery is warmly inviting everyone to come to their Charity Car Boot and Local Market Day on Saturday, October 20.

Village Hall extension boasts excellent facilities!

5:30pm Sunday 23rd September 2012

CERNE ABBAS NEW Meeting Room: The improved, enlarged meeting room is already in use and has been receiving excellent feedback.

Lenghtmans Scheme under threat!

6:09pm Sunday 16th September 2012

CERNE VALLEY LENGTHSMAN Scheme: Unfortunately Dorset County Council has withdrawn its financial support for this scheme which will nonetheless continue for as long as possible.

Police Community Support drop-ins - have your say!

4:28pm Sunday 9th September 2012

CERNE ABBAS POLICE Community Officer Sarah Pilcher holds regular coffee and chat session at Abbots Tearoom.

Listen to a world class organ concert in the Cerne Valley!

12:02pm Monday 27th August 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON ORGAN concert: an exceptional opportunity to listen to one of the finest organists is waiting for you! David Titterington, Head of Organ Studies at the Royal Academy of Music, has agreed to give a concert on Saturday, September 22 at the Holy Rood Church. Not only that, he has also offered to perform during the Sunday Service on Sunday, September 23. Having supervised the restoration of the church organ, this is a particularly fitting performance of the highest quality. The concert starts at 7pm, tickets are free. Visitors will however be able to make a donation which will be shared between the church and the charity “Combat Stress”. David Titterington is a fine soloist who has performed at festivals all over the world so don’t miss this evening and bring your music-loving friends along as well! BUTTERFLY Conservation: Forthcoming events include a Conservation Action Day at Alners Gorse Reserve on Sunday, September 23. The team will continue with the woodland and scrub management work, newcomers are always welcome. Furthermore, a Conservation Action Day takes place at Lankham Bottom Reserve on Sunday October 7. Conservation Action Days normally last from 10am – 4pm with refreshments available. For further information including locations contact Nigel Spring on 01963 23559 or e-mail him: CERNE ABBAS MOVIOLA: Details of the films being shown this autumn are now available. Monday, September 24 will see the showing of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (12A), a comedy drama with an illustrious cast including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy. On Monday, October 22 “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” (12A) will be shown and on Monday, November 19 “The Artist” (PG). Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start, tickets are £ 5. Please note that cancellations and refunds can only be accepted up to 48 hours before the performance and if subsequently resold.

Last village fete of the season in the area - don't miss it!

8:45am Sunday 19th August 2012


On your bike - discover Dorset's Historic Churches!

7:20am Tuesday 7th August 2012


A unique insight into the live saving activities of the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance!

11:37am Wednesday 1st August 2012


Would you like to visit Bowood House and Gardens?

11:45am Sunday 22nd July 2012


Thomas Hardy fans - book in for a treat!

5:08pm Wednesday 18th July 2012


Pre-lympic news!

8:05pm Monday 2nd July 2012

CERNE ABBAS “BOWLYMPICS” are coming – don’t miss this great piece of musical entertainment!

Historical Society features amazing Dorset find!

6:54pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

CERNE ABBAS HISTORICAL Society: The next talk will take place on Thursday, June 28 at 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

Dorset's Chalk Legends pay tribute to the Olympics!

3:54pm Saturday 9th June 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON CHALK Legends: This is a large scale music, dance and multi-media event, finding ways of making 2012 a particularly special year since it is the Olympic year!

Village Fete to open with a Bang!

12:07pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

CERNE ABBAS VILLAGE Fete: Please note that this year’s fete will take place on Saturday, July 7 and be sure to mark it in your diaries!

Jubilee Celebrations Galore!

7:27pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

CERNE ABBAS “DIAMOND Jubilee Party: On Monday, June 4 a wonderful street party takes place in the village, starting at noon.

Dorset's villages celebrate the Olympics and the Queen's Jubilee!

11:05pm Friday 18th May 2012

CERNE ABBAS OLYMPIC torch: Cerne Abbas First Schools and members of the community will be forming a human Olympic torch on the Cerne Giant.

Horse lovers and riders are in for a treat!

9:41pm Wednesday 9th May 2012

CERNE ABBAS HORSE long-distance ride: Once again, a long distance horse called Cerne Giant Ride takes place, with the village as its base, in Sunday, May 20.

Campaign to Protect Rural England!

1:14pm Sunday 29th April 2012

CERNE ABBAS CAMPAIGN to Protect Rural England: The CPRE will be holding a seminar day at the Village Hall on Tuesday, May 15.

Youth activities in your area!

4:27pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

CERNE ABBAS CRUSADERS have just started their Summer Term.

Dorset's Nightingale Experience

6:10pm Saturday 14th April 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON BUTTERFLY Conservation: An exciting week-end awaits you on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6!

Breakthrough Breast Cancer - Village walks again!

10:58am Saturday 7th April 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON BREAKTHROUGH Breast Cancer was the worthy cause that prompted a group of friends and walkers from the village and surroundings to step out for the annual Crocus Walk.

Visit and admire our beautiful Dorset gardens!

9:03am Saturday 31st March 2012

MINTERNE MAGNA MINTERNE Gardens Open Day: This ever popular Open Day takes place on Sunday, May 20 this year, from 11am – 5pm.

Fish and Chips for Charity!

4:57pm Saturday 17th March 2012

CERNE ABBAS CERNE Abbas First School: The school would like to let everyone know that Andrea Watson is organising a Fish and Chip Supper on Saturday, March 31.

Village Pub Owners bid sad Farewell...

5:39pm Sunday 11th March 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON GAGGLE of Geese: It is with great regret that Mark and Emily are having to announce that they have to sell this popular village pub.

12th March - Give up on National Quit Smoking Day!

11:13am Saturday 3rd March 2012

CERNE ABBAS MONDAY, March 12 is National Quit Smoking Day!

Another Royal Celebration is approaching - get involved!

7:25pm Tuesday 28th February 2012

CERNE ABBAS DIAMOND Jubilee Celebrations: Following last year’s successful street party celebrating the Royal Wedding, plans are now underfoot to repeat an even better event this year to commemorate Her Majesty’s 60 years on the throne.

Keep your local Lengthman Scheme alive!

6:55pm Monday 20th February 2012

CERNE ABBAS LENGTHMAN Scheme: Over its six months, this scheme has been very well received, so much so that the Parish Council has decided to facilitate it permanently.

Enjoy an evening out with The Boyfriend, Pimm's and Cucumber Sandwiches!

9:57am Saturday 4th February 2012

Piddletrenthide PIDDLE Valley Players: The Piddle Valley Players proudly present Sandy Wilson‘s “The Boyfriend”.

Lent - a time to consider?

8:02pm Sunday 29th January 2012

CERNE ABBAS LENT course: This year’s course follows the Archbishop’s Lent book: “Love Unknown” by Ruth Burrows OCD.

Village shop steams ahead with new ideas for 2012!

9:51pm Friday 13th January 2012

BUCKLAND NEWTON MUDDY Petticoat Shop: The Old Chapel Stores would like to let everyone know that as from the beginning of this year Nicola will be sourcing all the clothes, accessories and gifts herself.

Why not get involved in one of your local clubs?

12:31pm Friday 30th December 2011

CERNE ABBAS THEATRE Club: The next coffee morning will be at the Royal Oak on Monday, January 9 at 10:30am for 10:45am.

New initiatives and projects in your area - you choose !

6:09pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

CERNE VALLEY RON Martin, the new full-time Chaplain at Dorset County Hospital needs your help!

The New Year - celebrations and challenges!

6:06pm Friday 16th December 2011

CERNE VALLEY ENJOYING this time of the year in the area's beautiful countryside, may I take this opportunity to wish all my readers a very Happy Christmas!

Services and celebrations this Christmas!

2:54pm Friday 9th December 2011

BUCKLAND NEWTON A REMINDER that a Carol Service will take place in the Holy Rood Church on Tuesday, December 20 at 6pm.

Don't miss the first Christmas performances a-coming!

5:13pm Saturday 3rd December 2011

CERNE ABBAS CHRISTMAS performances by Cerne Abbas First School will take place on Tuesday, December 13 at 1:45pm and on Wednesday, December 14 at 6pm.

Help research a rare butterfly species!

3:15pm Monday 28th November 2011

BUCKLAND NEWTON BROWN Hairstreak Egg Search – no it’s not an Easter game!

Support The Hub and other local charities this Christmas!

5:52pm Sunday 20th November 2011

CERNE ABBAS DPAG and The Hub will be at the centre of a talk led by Margaret Barker on Wednesday, November 30.


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