PURTON STOKE SOCIAL FUND
PURTON STOKE CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015
Saturday March 5th 11am ... Coffee Morning and AGM in the Young Farmers' Clubhouse
Saturday March 26th 10.30am ... Easter Egg Hunt and Coffee Morning at Bentham House.
Saturday April 23rd Murder Mystery Evening - details to follow.
SPRING. Potato / Sunflower Growing Competition.
VILLAGE PICNIC and DUCK, POOH STICKS, BOAT RACES on the River Key Saturday 11th June
Wine and Cheese Tasting at THE SPA on the Friday 26th June at 7.30pm.
Saturday July 4th ... SAFARI SUPPER
Monday August 31st ... 3pm at the Bell Inn - Village BBQ and POTATO WEIGHING.
Sunday September 20th ... Bryan's Great Bike Bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support
Saturday October 10th Harvest Supper.
Saturday November 21st Coffee Morning in the Young Farmers' Clubhouse
Saturday November 28th FROG RACE NIGHT in the Young Farmers' Club House.
Saturday December 12th Village Christmas Dinner in the Young Farmers' Clubhouse.
6pm Thursday December 17th Grotto, Christmas presents, Carols at the Bell Inn.
Village Annual Skittles Competition at the Bell Inn January 30th.
Annual General Meeting at the Young Farmers' Clubhouse tba.
Next Committee Meeting at the Bell Inn Tuesday January 19th at 8pm.
PURTON STOKE HISTORIC ANNIVERSARIES
Saturday November 19th ... King Charles I signs a Decree giving 25 acres of land to Purton Stoke ... 1631
Monday August 20th ... Poors Platt Inquisition at the Bell Inn ... 1733
9.30pm on Friday May 7th .... The Murder of Stephen Rodway at the Mere Stones ... 1819.
2.15pm on Friday July 29th .... The Public Hanging of Robert Watkins at the Mere Stones ... 1819.
October Primitive Methodist Chapel opens ... 1832 (and the rebuilt one in 1868)
September ... Samuel Champernowne Sadler opens the Mineral Spa ... 1859
School opens ... 1896
Young Farmers' Clubhouse built ... 1912
School Closes ... 1978
Purton Stoke Fund set up ... 1979
Primitive Methodist Chapel becomes a residential building ... 2012