Village Craft Group


A new Village Craft Group is starting up in January 2020. Meeting on the third Thursday of every month in the village hall from 10:00 to 13:00, the group is for anyone and everyone with an interest in any sort of hand made craft.

So if you have ever wanted to learn to crochet, have an unfinished jumper at the bottom of your sewing bag or just want to come along and have a natter while you whittle away at a piece of wood, then this group is for you.

It's £3 a session to cover the hire of the hall.

Go on, you know you want to. First meeting is Thursday 16th January.

Bell Tower Open Day


Now's your chance. On Saturday 18th January the bell tower in the church will be open for people to come up and have a look.

There will be an opportunity to see the bells, see the bells being rung and to have a go yourself if you want.

So long as you are more than about 4' tall and can climb the 44 steps to the ringing chamber, there is no reason not to give this a go.

And there will be coffee and biscuits too. What's not to like

Village Tree Planting Project


Lydeard St Lawrence school are looking at starting a tree planting project in the village. We are holding a meeting to discuss the possible options and would like to invite anyone who is interested in what we are planning to come along.

The meeting will be held on Thursday the 23rd of January at 7.30pm in The Hub at the School (previously the pre school building).

We are aiming to plant at least 100 trees in Lydeard St Lawrence with the children from the school, as a type of living legacy but I feel there is scope to make this a more ambitious project that involves the whole area.

Some potential ideas are:

  • Planting a community woodland
  • Planting a community orchard
  • Re-planting trees based on historically evidence
  • Planting native standard trees in existing hedgerows
  • Extending the existing woods or Cops
  • Collecting local seed and growing on our own trees

Come along on the 23rd and find out what it's all about and how you can get involved.