CATTISTOCK Summer Festival takes place on June 28 and 29.

On the first day there will be a jazz band at 7.30pm in the Savill Hall. Tickets cost £8, including a light supper. Please contact Hillary on 01300 321027 or Pam on 01300 320340 On the second day there will be floral displays and art in the church, teddy zipping, stalls and ice creams. You can also meet a life-sized Dalek!

There will be a Songs of Praise service in the evening.

STRATTON will be holding a Summer Fayre on Sunday June 29 from 2pm on the village green.

The event will feature the Dolphin Marching Band ‘One Band, One Sound’.

There will also be a Novelty Dog Show (sponsored by Park House Pet Supplies), Children’s Races and Games, a Bouncy Castle and Crockery Smashing, along with the usual stalls and attractions – coconut shy, skittles, lots to eat (teas, cakes and ice cream).

For more information please phone 07738080178 or email ’VILLAGE PRAISE’ are regular informal meetings across the Melbury and Three Valley benefices.

They take the form of reflective worship with songs and brief but thoughtful teaching.

The next meting will be held at Rectory House in Evershot at 5pm on Sunday June 29.

You can just turn up. There will be drinks and eats to start. For more information please contact John or Sheelagh on 01935 83003 or FROME Valley History Society has organised its next visit to Portland Castle, Castletown (English Heritage) on Monday June 23.

Members should meet there at 2pm for a 2.15pm tour, followed by tea and cakes.

Further enquiries should be directed to John Darneley on 01935 83347