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WI

The WI meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm in the School Rooms.

Whist Drive

The local Whist Drive takes place monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm in the School Rooms.

Art Club

Art Club takes place each Tuesday at 10:00 am in the School Rooms. All welcome.

Keep Fit

Keep Fit takes place each Thursday at 10:15am in the School Rooms.  All welcome.

Forest Chapel Rushbearing

Sunday, 14th August at 3 p.m. Preacher – Mrs. Beryl Stew

This service carries on a tradition going back many hundreds of years, when rushes were laid on the floor for people to sit on.  Rushbearing was the time when the old rushes were thrown away and new ones were cut and brought in.  It was a time for the congregation to renew their lives and their faith, but as years went by the religious significance became overshadowed by festivities, and most churches began to hold Rose Queen fetes and Village Fairs on Saturdays.  Forest Chapel has kept a simple Sunday service with the church beautifully decorated with rushes and flowers. Part of the service is held outside and everyone is welcome to come.  For further information please click on the following link.

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Last updated: 14 November 2009