Welcome to the Chideock and Seatown Community Website. This website belongs to ‘the community’ and is all about Chideock, North Chideock and Seatown. We hope these pages will be of interest to both local residents and visitors to our village.
Chideock is an amazingly busy village with lots of groups that anyone can join and lots of entertainment and events that are happening so please take your time to look through our website – not forgetting our stunning Photo Galleries.
If you are a visitor to this beautiful part of West Dorset please check out our Accommodation Guide.
- PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES AND NEXT MEETING 27th SEPTEMBER 2016
- CHIDEOCK NEWS – OCTOBER 2016
Just out – the October 2016 Chideock News.
- CHIDEOCK PARISH COUNCIL MEETING. TUESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER AT 7.00PM
The Chideock Parish Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27th September at 7.00pm in the Village Hall. For some years now the Meeting has been held in the morning but many will remember that meetings were always held in the evenings many years ago. The Council wishes to trial an evening meeting to enable those who are at work during the day to be able to attend and voice any concerns or issues they wish to raise during the ‘democratic period’. The meeting will commence promptly at 7.00pm. All are welcome to attend.
- QUIZ NIGHT – Chideock Village Hall. Friday 28th October.7-15pm
Friday 28th October 2016
Village Hall 7-15pm for 7-30pm prompt start
A super supper is included as well as Prizes for the top Five tables.
Entry fee £6pp payable at the door
Teams a minimum of one and a maximum of Four
All very welcome, come and enjoy a really entertaining evening
Bring your own tipples and nibbles, to help the thinking!
Come on, easy questions, good company and great fun.
- CHIDEOCK ART GROUP – AUTUMN TERM
CHIDEOCK ART GROUP
meet in the Village Hall on Mondays at 2pm. [unless otherwise stated]
All abilities are very welcome. For more details, please contact:
Liz [01297 480855] Jane [01297 489996] or Sue [01297 489520]
[Members £45 for 10 sessions
Non-members £10 to attend each tutor session
Dec 5th Art day – £20 for members and non-members.]
Autumn programme 2016 Monday September 12th 2pm Village Hall Welcome back! Monday September 19th 2pm Village Hall Sue Barnes – ‘Colmers Hill’ Monday September 26th 2pm Village Hall Untutored Monday October 3rd 2pm Village Hall Sue Barnes Monday October 10th 2pm Village Hall Jerry Coade – Perspective Monday October 17th Away day – possible outing to Beer Monday October 24th Half term – no session Monday October 31st 2pm Village Hall Halloween – still life – untutored session Monday November 7th 2pm Village Hall Jo Hamilton ‘Chideock and The Clock’ Monday November 14th 2pm Village Hall Untutored session Monday November 21st 2pm Village Hall Jo Hamilton Monday November 28th 2pm Village Hall ‘Pastel on watercolour’ demonstration – Caroline Ireland. [End of term] Monday December 5th 10.30 to 17.00 Village Hall ART day – a day with Richard Turner
Monday December 12th 12.30 Christmas lunch – venue to be confirmed
- CHIDEOCK VILLAGE HALL – UPDATE AND EVENTS
The village hall committee are making plans to refurbish the kitchen and fundraising has already begun. They have already received three donations, two from villagers and £500 from Axe Vale Festival Committee. A Sunday Roast was held back in August which was very well attended and which raised £659. The next event will be a Wine Tasting evening on Tuesday September 13th at 7.30pm. Carl Rostrup will bring along wines from Armit Wines for everyone to try. All are welcome to attend. To book and for more details please phone 01297480918.
- CHIDEOCK AND SYMONDSBURY WELDMAR FUNDRAISING EVENTS
The Chideock & Symondsbury Weldmar Fundraising Committee organised an excellent and well attended Cream Tea at Seatown in August raising an amazing £1,100. Everyone worked very hard to make this such a success. The next Weldmar Fundraiser will be the ever popular ‘Tea at The Ritz’ to be held in the Chideock Village Hall on Saturday October 15th. The delicious Tea will also accompany the sale of Weldmar Christmas Cards and gifts. Please come along and support your local hospice.
- CHIDEOCK NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2016
Just out – the September 2016 Chideock News.
- CHIDEOCK SOCIETY GUIDED WALK AROUND CHIDEOCK.
Twenty people, residents and visitors assembling in the Wildlife Area of St Giles Churchyard for Chid Society guided evening footfath walk/stroll led by Colin Bowditch. Before the walk started , those assembled congratulated the Churchyard Team who had just heard that the Wildlife Are has been awarded a Gold Medal by Dorset Wildlife Trust.