Tuesday, May 21st, 2024

How did Little Bo Peep lose her sheep? The origins of nursery rhymes to be explained at Eynsford Village Hall

HISTORY AND ORIGINS OF NURSERY RHYMES:  Eynsford & Farningham Local History Society is hosting a short quiz and talk by Dr John Reuther at Eynsford Village Hall on Friday, 15 February, at  7.30pm for 8pm. Dr Reuther will explore and explain counting songs, nonsense rhymes, historical lampoons and lullabies from the rich legacy of nursery rhymes. Society members free, visitors £2.

AXSTANE PLAYERS PANTOMIME: Beauty and the Beast is being performed at Farningham Village Hall on Friday 1 February at 7.45pm, Saturday 2 February at 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets – £8 or family ticket (2 adults & 2 Children) £28. Contact the box office on 07882 043567 or email axstaneboxoffice@gmial.com

EYNSFORD IN BLOOM: All working parties meet at back of main village car park opposite the church at 9.30am. Next Dates; Tuesdays, 22 and 29 January, Saturday, 2 February. For more information contact Pauline Penny 01322 864751.

FARNINGHAM SHOPS EXHIBITION:  Due to many requests the exhibition will be on show for a second time in Farningham Village Hall on Saturday, 16 February, from 11am-4pm. Discover Farningham’s past through the many shops that once served the village. There will be many cuttings and scrap books to browse.  Entry is free.

WEST KENT MEDIATION is keen to let people know of all the different types of mediation service it offers free to residents in the Sevenoaks district. Topics covered include parent teen mediation, peer mediation, mediation for homeless, mediation between neighbours who are in dispute, and mediation from a volunteer’s perspective. West Kent Mediation is based in the grounds of Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road. Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3LE   Telephone  01732 46 96 96 or for more information log on to www.wkm.org.uk

FARNINGHAM VILLAGE HALL AGM. The Village Hall is managed by a small committee of volunteers which meets about four times a year.  The AGM is on Monday, 18 February, at the village hall at 8pm and is open to the public. Everyone is welcome. The committee would like to recruit one or two more representatives from the local community to contribute ideas and help share some of the responsibilities for running the hall. If you are interested please contact Viv Parker on 01322 682330 for more information

TEA AND CHAT. This friendly group meets every Thursday at Farningham Village Hall  and offers a supportive and enjoyable break to anyone who is lonely or perhaps just needs a little time away from their house or would like to meet some new friends, chat and share some cake and tea. Contact stella.baggaley05@btinternet.com

FARNINGHAM FRIDAY CAFÉ. At the Shand Hall every Friday morning, just behind Farningham Church, 10 – 12 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and share a coffee or tea with old friends or new.  Contact farninghamcfc@outlook.com.



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