COCKERHAM VILLAGE SHOW

Cockerham’s Village Show is a highlight of the summer bringing together people of all ages. Held on the second Saturday of August in the Village Hall, the Show attracts exhibitors not just from the village but also from afar and is a wonderful display of colour, especially the flowers and vegetables which form a focal point in the main hall. The art and craft sections showcase the skills of the many talented people who exhibit their paintings, needlework and woodwork items. The cookery classes teem with mouth-watering exhibits. There’s great excitement for the children...
C.P.E. Presents Summer Party Night

C.P.E. Presents Summer Party Night

PARISH LAUNCHES INTO SUMMER WITH A ROCKIN’ PARTY… To celebrate the start of the summer season Cockerham Parish Hall is opening its doors (FREE OF CHARGE) inviting surrounding communities to come and join them for a good old rockin’ party! ‘Repeater’ a popular Rock ‘n’ Roll band is booked, which will bring the stage to life with a crowd pleasing collection of songs from the 50’s and 60’s keeping folk dancing the night away. Cockerham Party Events (CPE) are hoping to attract many new faces (as well as those slightly...

Songs, soaps and sufferage: 3 months at ...

Thurnham WI had a great start to the year with a talk by visiting speaker Tom Boyd, now a Reader at St Ann’s church, Singleton, who gave us a glimpse into the life of a nightclub singer. Peppering his talk with snatches of songs such as Where do I begin, The shadow of your smile, Catch a falling star and Magic Moments, Tom took us from his debut as a 7 year old in the church choir singing the traditional solo Once in Royal David’s City, only with the words and tune of Hark the Herald, to appearing alongside Tom Jones, Little and Large, Mike Yarwood, Jimmy Tarbuck, and Ike...

Quiz Night in The Manor

Join us for a Quiz Night in the Manor Inn, with Quiz Master Bill Jacques, Thursday 3rd March at 7:30pm! Teams of no more than 6, £3pp entry. The proceeds from the quiz will go to Thurnham WI.  Because we are a  relatively small institute,  the total of our subs isn’t quite sufficient to pay for our running costs for the year so we  need to raise a little money to help pay for the speakers for our programme of events. Bill’s quizzes are always enjoyable so please come along and  enjoy a fun and sociable evening in the Manor.    ...

Thurnham WI in 2015

Thurnham WI enjoyed a varied programme of events in 2015 with an array of interesting speakers: from talks on Lakeland farmhouses to Life in a Convent in Cameroon. In August we heard 3 members talk about their own experiences:  Life in Sweden, the Centenary Garden Party at Buckingham Palace, and Walking the Camino de Santiago. Quite a few members also took part in Lancashire Federation or national events throughout the year:  the Annual Council Meeting in Southport, where one of the speakers was Dame Stella Rimmington,  the Centenary AGM in the Royal Albert Hall ( in the...
Joe Carpenter and Son  19th-21st November 2015

Joe Carpenter and Son 19th-21st November...

Joe Carpenter and Son A humorous and moving retelling of the nativity. Come along and have some fun, We’re performing Joe Carpenter and Son. A nativity with a humorous theme, With rhyming verse and moving scenes. Thursday 19th, Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November 2015 Cockerham Village Hall Doors open 7pm, performance starts 7.30pm Raffle and refreshments. Tickets £6 adults, £3 children (under 12) For tickets please phone Bernie on (01524) 791882 For more information see http://www.cockerhamvillage.co.uk/cvp/ or on our Facebook page...
Lancaster City Council Event.

Lancaster City Council Event.

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Musical Garden Party

Delia will be opening her garden for a Musical Garden Party in aid of Help for Heroes and CAFOD ( the aid agency of the Catholic Church)  on Sunday 12th July from 2pm-6pm. There’ll be a wide variety of live musical entertainment throughout the afternoon, cream teas, a bar and stalls. Admission £4 including cream tea. All welcome! Car parking on the field at Norbreck House, Cockerham Road, Bay Horse, LA2 0HE