Category Archives: Crafts and Literature

Brochure On Its Way

brochurePlans for this year’s Christmas Fayre are complete and you can read all about them on this website.

The brochure  is ready and will be delivered to all the houses in town over the next week or so. Keep an eye out for your copy coming through the letter box any day now.

But in the meantime, if you want a sneak previow, you can download it by clicking here.

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Willow Weaving

Willow WeavingHave you ever fancied turning your hand to a new craft? How about trying an age-old craft as a new hobby? Friday 8th July brings Shan Palmes to the marquee to demonstrate and entice you to the world of Willow Weaving. You could try a basket, or a 2D sculpture, maybe a garden tripod. You could make all of this year’s Christmas Gifts!

There is a £3 charge for adults, but all materials used will be included. Kiddies come for free, but must be accompanied by an adult. For full details, click here.

Messy Church

Poster logo yellow backgroundIf your Superhero has enough whizz! and pow! left in them after the Superhero party, why don’t you stay put in the marquee for an activity session with  Christian Story Teller Alexa Tewkesbury, hosted by Messy Church? And this isn’t just for pre-schoolers; the bigger kids are welcome too.

With free entry, the afternoon will be messy and fun and informative! Messy Church is running from 3.30 pm  to 5:30 pm on Thursday 7th July. You can find full details by clicking here.

Line-Up Announced for Literary Evening

Chudleigh Writers’ Circle, in association with Friends of Chudleigh Library, is delighted to announce the full line-up for the Literary Evening on Wednesday 6th July. There will be three guests speakers covering very different styles of writing.

B CollinsIf I were to say Ben Collins, many people would ask ‘who?’ But if I were to say the man who was The Stig, now that would be a different matter. We are delighted that Ben will joining us to talk about his life as a TV star, Hollywood stunt driver and author of driving-related non-fiction.

Veronica Henry and Fanny Blake are both writers of contemporary fiction – as well as being friends. They will invite the audience to join them ‘in conversation’ about their writing lives and their books.

You can find all the details about this exciting event here. Tickets will be on sale from Thursday morning at the Box Office in the market.

Brochures Away!

Tom and brochuresThe brochures have been printed; we’ve collected them; stuffed the flyers in them (thanks, team); and Tom has loaded them into his car. In fact, the first few are being delivered as I type. (If you hear something coming through your letterbox as you read this, it could well be your copy.)

And if you prefer your information electronically, you can find a link to the full brochure on the Summer Festival page.

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Ready, Get Set…

It may be a sign of age, but this year is just flying by. It barely seems like yesterday since we were standing in the rain watching the lights go on during the Christmas Fayre, yet here we are, just seven weeks from the arrival of the marquee.

Chudfest brochure cover compLeah Sambrooks won the competition to design the brochure cover and her illustration is currently being printed. The brochure will be with you before the end of this month.

The programme is now finalised and the web pages will be up very soon.. Over the next few weeks, we will introduce each of the events: what’s happening, where, when and where to get your tickets.

We’ve  got some exciting new events this year plus lots of old favourites. we’re very excited about Chudfest 2016 Summer Festival and we hope you are, too.

We’re On Our Way

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The competition to design the cover for this year’s Chudfest brochure is now closed. Many thanks to everyone who entered; we will be announcing the winner very shortly. The brochure is currently being prepared and will be with you towards the end of next month.

And in the meantime, the Save the Date leaflet is being delivered to all the houses in town over the next few days. This is your chance to see what’s on the programme and get the key dates in your diaries. We’ve got some exciting new events coming up, plus a whole load of old favourites (and I don’t just mean the Committee Members!).

It may not seem like it, especially when we’re being battered by wind and rain, but summer’s just around the corner. You are going to hear a lot more from us over the next three months. Here’s to another great Summer Festival.

Countdown to Chudfest: 4 days to go

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OK, it’s Monday morning, the weekend’s over and we’re in the final week of preparations for Chudfest. It’s getting very real now. I guess it’s time to make yet another checklist.

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Chudfest Quiz Night

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The Monday night quiz is one of the most popular and well-attended events of Chudfest. Continue reading

An Evening of Words

On Wednesday 8th July, Chudleigh Writers’ Circle is putting on a treat for all lovers of words, readers and writers alike.

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