THIS THURSDAY – Little Theatre Read-Through!

This Thursday 2 February, at 7.30 pm in Haslingfield Village Hall, we will be holding a read-through for our next production – two hilarious one-act comedies: Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, and Bride before a Fall by Robert Scott.

To find out about what would be involved in being part of this exciting production – on-stage or back-stage – why not come along! Please click here for more details. Read more

Charity Pub Quiz This Friday 3rd Feb

Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz Night

The monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 3rd February from 8pm and this month it’s raising money for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Teams of any number up to a maximum of six can take part, entry is £10 per team with great prizes. First Question asked at 8pm. Just turn up on the night or book in advance. The quiz takes place on the first Friday of every month. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part each month. The quiz finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.

Village Society Social

image002‘The Homing Stone’    AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!

Arthur Ransome, journalist and beloved English writer, and Hugh Lupton, one of Britain’s leading storytellers, are the ingredient of The Haslingfield Village Society’s Social Evening on 4th February 2017.

It is autumn 1919. Moscow is surrounded by counter-revolutionaries. Arthur Ransome is known to be a Bolshevik sympathiser. He’s fallen in love with Trotsky’s secretary. They both know they’ll be lynched or shot if Moscow falls. Somehow they must escape.  Read more

Be part of Haslingfield Little Theatre’s New Production!

Haslingfield Little Theatre’s next production will be two hilarious one-act comedies: Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, and Bride before a Fall by Robert Scott. We will be holding a read-through of the script on 2nd February, followed by auditions on 9th February – at Haslingfield Village Hall at 7.30 pm. Performances will take place on 18th, 19th and 20th May (tickets available in March).

If you are interested in being part of this exciting production – on-stage or back-stage – why not come along! For more details, please click here.

 

Question

In 2017 what was wet, warm, conversational, cold, friendly and filling? Answer: the Annual Haslingfield New Year’s Day walk led by Mike and Sally Coles.  The forecast on for the day was for heavy rain starting at 11:30; this coincided exactly with about 58 walkers plus dogs and pushchair setting forth.  Not to be beaten by the weather almost all finished.  A few of us (blush) took the shortcut back.  At the end, people lined the length of The Village Hall to enjoy each others company and the soup and sandwiches made by the committee of the Haslingfield Village Society who organise this event. We thank our usual shepherds of the rear, Clive and Sara Blower. Due to the wonderful donations, £212 was raised for ACT, Addenbrooks Charitable Trust.  Happy New Year indeed!

Next Village Society Talk

Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 8:00pm, Haslingfield Village Hall.

The Importance of Adventure: James van der Hoorn will speak on the Marathon des Sables, a self-sufficient ultra marathon through the Sahara desert, which is commonly referred to as the toughest footrace on earth, including training, preparation and the week of the race. James stresses the importance of the journey and not just the end goal. The talk includes how to prepare for an adventure, and some of the challenges and setbacks he has experienced.    Everyone is always very welcome.  Fee £2.50 for visitors.  Free for members and under 16’s.

Darts Tournament this Friday 13th January

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

This Friday 13th January sees another in the highly popular Darts Tournaments. First arrow is thrown at 8pm and all takes place in the Little Rose Pub, the village’s last remaining pub. Cost of entry is only £3 per player and just turn up on the night. Any ability is welcome and a range of prizes is up for grabs, including a very impressive trophy for the overall winner. More details from the pub: 01223-870618

Film Club

The January Film Club meeting  will be on Friday 13th January 2017 at 7.30pm.  We shall meet in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Running time 105 min. Certificate: 12+.  We will break for tea, coffee and biscuits, half way through.  Read more

Pub Quiz This Friday 6th January

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

The monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 6th January from 8pm. Teams of any number up to a maximum of six can take part, entry is £10 per team with all the entry fees given out as cash prizes. First Question asked at 8pm. Just turn up on the night or book in advance. The quiz takes place on the first Friday of every month. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part each month. There’s 6 rounds covering many topics including a picture round. The quiz finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.

Pub Xmas Opening Hours

Pub Xmas Programme

Pub Xmas Programme

The Little Rose Pub, the last remaining pub in the village, is open at these times throughout the festive period:-

Christmas Eve: Noon – late. Free Juke box all night.
Christmas Day: Noon – 3pm.
Boxing Day: Noon – late.
Bank Holiday Tuesday: 2pm – late.
Wednesday 28th December: 2pm – late.
Thursday 29th December: 2pm – late.
Friday 30th December: 2pm – late.
New Year’s Eve: 2pm until early hours. Free Disco from 8pm to welcome in the New Year.
New Year’s Day: Noon – late

There is no food being served from 24th December until 2nd January inclusive. For more info on the pub, click Read More… Read more

It’s the Annual ‘Happy’ New Year’s Day Walk

image001A free event guided by the Haslingfield Village Society. This event is always popular; join friends and neighbours of all ages for a great start to 2017. Dogs on leads are welcome. Sunday, 1st January. 11:30 start. Meets and ends at Haslingfield Village Hall.  Walk time: approximately 1½ hour.  Stay on at the end for homemade soup and sandwiches, and chat with new and old friends.  A further walk for the more energetic will continue after refreshments.

Carolling ’round Haslingfield

image001In aid of Action for Children.

This is happy event for all ages and a great gift to other children. Friday, 16th December 2016, 6:30 PM start.  Meet at the Wisbey’s Yard Community Room (off the High St.), sing some carols for the residents then follow a route in the village via Broad Lane, the Vicarage, Butler way, Dodds Mead, Church St. and High St.,ending at The Little Rose Pub at 8:00PM for carols, a drink and mince pies.  Come along with your warmest clothes and a torch to sing favourite carols while collecting much-needed funds for Action For Children‘s appeal to build a sensory garden in their care home for severely disabled children, in Harston.  Come along for all or part of the route, it’s great fun! 

Taizé Worship Service

Taize Poster

Taize Poster

A reflective service for Advent using Taizé worship is taking place at All Saints’ Church in the village this Wednesday 14th December, between 7pm and 8pm.

A Taizé worship service typically involves sung and chanted prayers, meditation, a period of silence, liturgical readings, and icons. There is no preaching.