Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary Spring 2013

The ground is white, The winds are wild, They chill and bite; The ground is thick with slush and sleet, And I barely feel my feet.”

It is now the end of March and the garden is still stuck in the grip of winter. Mild weather at the turn of the year looked like it was going to […]

Hodnet Primary school run the tearooms

Hodnet Hall Gardens open for the first time in 2013 on Easter Sunday and Monday and the mums and dads from Hodnet school are the chefs and waiters.

Wrap up warm and come for a big walk and then have a rest in the tearooms and sample our lovely food – the tearooms are open from 12pm and we promise […]

Hawkstone Hall Open Day

Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May 2013, 12noon – 5pm

Visit this beautiful house and gardens.

There will also be a BBQ, a variety of stalls, refreshments and a licenced bar available.

Tickets can be purchased in advance:

Adults £5.00 Children £2.00 (under 5’s free) Family Ticket £11.00 (2 Adults +2 Children)

Contact: The Secretary, Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley SY4 5LG

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Hodnet and District Garden Club

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 16th April, and the subject is ‘Violas’.

We extend a warm welcome to ex-members Jack Willgoss and Laura Crowe. Jack and Laura left us in 2011 to open Wildegoose Nursery, specialists in Violas, and now located in the walled garden of Millichope estate in Shropshire. Violas can be striped, splashed and blotched, bi-coloured […]

Holiday Roller Skating at Maurice Chandler Sports Centre

Monday 8th April, 2:00 to 4:00pm – For children aged 6-12 years

£4 per child which includes skate hire, or £3 per child if they bring their own skates.

Organised by Shropshire Leisure Services as one of a series of children’s holiday activities.

All sessions have a limited number of spaces available, so please call Leisure Services on 01743 255071 […]

Easter Monday Walk

Would you like to join members of Hodnet Footpath Group for a short country walk?

If ‘yes, please meet at the Lyon Hall car park ready for 10.30 am departure.

The walk should take around 2 hrs – so back in time for a warming drink at the refurbished Bear Hotel?

We intend to walk the route of footpath leaflet […]

Maureen Edwards presented with British Empire Medal

The New Years Honours List recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom and Hodnet has one such person in its midst. Maureen (Mo) Edwards has been awarded the British Empire Medal, for services to the North Shropshire Hunt Branch of The Pony Club.

Many people will recognise Maureen by sight, riding through the village and […]

Quiz March 21st at the Lyon Hall

THE LYON HALL COMMITTEE ARE HOLDING A TRIVIA QUIZ

on MARCH 21st 2013 at 7.30pm

ADMISSION £5.00 per TEAM OF 4

Ist prize £20,2nd Prize £10 and Raffle

Please reply to Janice on 685531 by Monday March 18th

PS.please bring your own glasses and drinks

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Hodnet to Marchamley Path

As many passers by will have noticed, the path is largely complete and can now be used. Remaining work includes the erection of some signage and, where it is necessary to cross the road, dropping of kerbs – which will be carried out shortly by the SC highway contractors.

For the first time in decades, probably since the rapid growth […]

New Yoga Class

A NEW YOGA CLASS is starting on a regular basis EVERY MONDAY AT THE LYON HALL AT 7.30pm.

The class got off to a disappointing start last week and MORE PARTICIPANTS are needed to make it a success.

PLEASE TRY TO BRAVE THE WEATHER AND SHOW YOUR INTEREST.

It would be a […]

May Day at Hawkstone Hall

Canapés and Wine: May Day Bank Holiday Monday – 6th May 2013, from noon to 2.00pm

This event may be the last opportunity local residents have to visit this lovely building.

Cost is £12.50 per ticket, with proceeds going to St Luke’s Church, Hodnet.

More details from:

Gerry Whitby: 01630-685595 or email Joanna Howard: 01630-685207 or email

New Aerial Photographs

The webteam has recently been provided with aerial photographs of Hodnet taken in approximately 1980 and 2007.

There are several changes in the village which can be identified from these images and we encourage you to try and spot them.

You will find them on our ‘Hodnet from the Air’ page.

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Hodnet and District Garden Club Meeting March 2013

The next meeting of Hodnet and District Garden Club is on Tuesday 19th March at 7.30 pm in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet.

Our guest speaker for this month is Martin Ford. Some of you may know Martin from his participation in the Radio Shropshire’s Garden Phone In programme that he has been involved with since 1985. He has also been […]

Bingo at Marchamley Working Men’s club – March 2013

COME AND ENJOY THE FUN

MARCH 9th

Eyes down at 7.30pm

THIS IS A REGULAR EVENT EVERY SECOND SATURDAY IN THE MONTH