PURTON STOKE SOCIAL FUND
PURTON STOKE CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017
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.
SPRING. Potato Growing Competition.
Saturday 10th June VILLAGE PICNIC at 2.30pm and DUCK, BOAT RACES on the River Key at 3pm..
Saturday 8th JULY SAFARI SUPPER
22ND JULY VINTAGE TEA PARTY at Jackie and Dick's garden at Bentham
Monday 28TH AUGUST - Village BBQ and POTATO WEIGHING.
Sunday 24th SEPTEMBER - Treasure Hunt around the Village
Saturday 14th October. - Harvest Supper cancelled.
Saturday 11th November. - Murder Mystery Evening
Saturday 19th November. - Coffee Morning
Saturday 9th Decenber. - Village Christmas Dinner in the Young Farmers' Clubhouse.
Thursday 21ST December. - Grotto, Christmas presents, Carols at the Bell Inn.
TBA Village Annual Skittles Competition at the Bell Inn
Next Committee Meeting at the Bell Inn on Wednesday 23rd August 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