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.
- CHIDEOCK NEWS – JULY 2016
Just out – the July 2016 Chideock News.
- THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS! The Clock re-opens on Friday 15th July 2016!
I am pleased to announce that the rebuilding and refurbishment of the Clock is in the final stages and our wonderful Pub will open its doors again and as Mike promised ‘Bigger and Better’. A Party atmosphere will prevail all weekend with the opening ceremony being performed by Wessex FM DJ David Goulden on Friday 15th July at 5.00pm this will be followed at 9pm with music from The Pickwicks. 9pm on Saturday 16th music from John De Barra and on Sunday 17th at 7.00pm will be a Pub Quiz. Saturday and Sunday hours will be 12 noon until late. There will be a free buffets over the weekend and all drinks will be at 2002 prices as this is when Mike & Helen took over The Clock. Full Pub Menu will be available from 12.00 noon on Monday 18th. May we take this opportunity to wish Mike, Helen, Jessica & Charlotte every success in the future. All the village is behind you and cannot wait until The Clock is open again!
- PARISH COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 31/05/2016
- DONT FORGET -DORSET CREAM TEA IN AID OF WELDMAR HOSPICECARE TRUST. SEATOWN HOUSE – SUNDAY 3RD JULY
- SUNDAY LUNCH IN THE VILLAGE HALL. Sunday 21st August.
You are invited to Sunday Lunch in the Village Hall from 1pm to 3pm. There will be a Two Course Menu of Beef, Pork, and Turkey with all the trimmings. Veggie option upon request. Dessert of Lemon Posset or Fruit Trifle. Facility to purchase alcohol and soft drinks. Ticket price is £11.00 with all proceeds to the Village Hall Kitchen fund.
- AN EVENING OF JAZZ, SOUL AND BLUES PLUS THREE COURSE DINNER. 19TH AUGUST
- CREAM TEA AND CAKE STALL. CHIDEOCK HOUSE. THURSDAY 28TH JULY 3PM TO 5PM
- ‘FALL IN’ FOR THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME – Saturday 2nd July- NOW CANCELLED
Please join us in the Village Hall for an Evening of history, commemoration, fun and reflection commemorating the 100th Anniversary of The Battle of the Somme. Follow the story of the Battle of the Somme 100 years after the most iconic battle of the Great War. An armchair battlefield tour at Chideock Village Hall on Saturday 2nd July from 7.00pm. The evening includes a trench supper and a tot of rum before going over the top! Entrance is free but a welcome donation of £12.50 would be greatly appreciated towards hall funds. Tickets from usual village outlets or from Richard Benjamin on 01297 489298. No weapons or ammunition to be brought into the hall! sadly THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED.
- ST.GILES COFFEE MORNING AT BARNCROFT – 7th July 10.00am to 12.00 noon
The St.Giles Coffee Morning will be held in the beautiful garden of Barncroft on Seahill Lane on Thursday 7th July 10am to 12 noon. Cake Stall, Book Stall, Raffle. Coffee and cake £2.50. Please come along with friends and enjoy coffee in this stunning setting. All proceeds towards the St.Giles Church Tea Bar and w.c. facilities.