THE SLADDEN LETTERS - A PLAY ON WORDS
On Friday 12th September, in conjunction with the Festival of Churches, there will be a special event to mark the outbreak of World War I when members of the Badsey Society will be performing 'The Sladden Letters'. The Badsey brewing family of the Sladdens were extensive letter writers, and this offers us a rare insight into their 'privileged' lives, and the world around them. The evening focuses on 1914, and how they cope with the outbreak of war.
The evening is the first of a five year project. Follow one family's life throughout the duration of World War One. Entrance fee, which includes tea and biscuits, is £5 (Society members £2.50). The event starts at 7.30pm.
For more information contact Maureen Spinks email@example.com
COMMUNITY CAFÉ - BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER
From September there will be a chance for people to come together to meet on a regular basis with others from the village in a friendly atmosphere as Community Café starts again at the Badsey Remembrance Hall. There will be teas, coffees and cakes etc. all provided free of charge. Usual times will be from 3.00 to 5.00 in the afternoon.
The initial idea started when several of the villagers met at this years Lent group in the back of the Wheatsheaf Inn for regular chats and decided it would be good to start something that brought the local community together. Eventually after a few planning meetings Community Café was born.
Three cafés have already taken place this summer and each time has seen new people come along. The dates for the rest of the year are: Sunday 21st September, Sunday 26th October, Sunday 23rd November and Sunday 21st December.
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