Monday, July 4th, 2022

Polychor choir and orchestra tune up for concert at Farningham Church

POLYCHOR CONCERT: Farningham Church will be the venue for a concert by the Polychor choir and orchestra, conducted by Rupert Bond, on Saturday 17 November at 7.30pm. The programme includes Mozart’s Coronation Mass, his Piano Concerto No 26 in D Major, and Handel’s Zadok the Priest. Admission is £10 (under 18s FREE). Tickets are available from Normans Butchers, High St, Eynsford DA4 0AB and Wadard Books, High St Farningham DA4 0DG. Also from polychormus@gmail.com or on the door. 

EYNSFORD IN BLOOM:  All working parties meet at back of main village car park opposite the church at 9.30 am. Next Dates are Tuesdays: 13, 20, 27 Nov; Saturdays: 1 Dec .  For more information contact Pauline Penny 01322 864751.

ANTHONY ROPER PRIMARY SCHOOL: There will be a meeting to discuss school funding with Sir Michael Fallon MP, and Councillor Roger Gough, KCC, at Eynsford Village Hall on Friday 23 November at 3.15pm. Parents will be able to discuss the school’s funding. More information from Alan Cheeseman (on behalf of Eynsford Conservative Team) on 07725 528241 or email: alan@mysevenoaks.org

TEA AND CHAT: This friendly group meets every Thursday at Farningham Village Hall (but not on 6 Dec) 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: Everyone is invited to come and share a coffee or tea with old friends or new at the Shand Hall every Friday morning, just behind Farningham Church, 10am – noon.  Contact farninghamcfc@outlook.com.

FRIENDS OF FARNINGHAM: This group of volunteers meet at 10am at the Village Hall for an hour twice every month alternately Saturdays or Wednesdays to help tidy the village. The group has worked hard this year and will be planning a new schedule soon. Feel free to come along with some gloves and tools and meet the others. For more informatin contact Cllr Carol Salmon at carolsalmon46@gmail.com or Jane Grey at farninghamparishcouncil@gmail.com

FARNINGHAM & EYNSFORD LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE:  If you have items (photos, documents, objects, memories, information) you wish to share and add to the collections already on display, the History Centre would love to hear from you. It is located between Riverside Social Club Eynsford, & Eynsford Cricket Meadow, Riverside DA4 0AE.  Opening Hours: Monday 9.30am to noon (March-November).  Other times by appointment.  Enquiries via archives@felhs.org.uk : Website: felhs.org.uk

FARNINGHAM & EYNSFORD LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY DATES FOR 2019: 15 February 2019 in Eynsford VH -The history and origins of Nursery Rhymes talk and short quiz by Dr John Reuther (counting songs, nonsense rhymes, historical lampoons, lullabies). 22 March 2019 in Eynsford VH – Mills of the Darent Valley by Dr Lionel Parks. (A brief look at the origins of water mills, followed by an illustrated guided trip along the Darent highlighting where they were, and in some cases, still are survive) 26 April 2019 in Farningham VH – Some Kent ghosts by Dennis Chambers (learn how Kent is at the top of the league of the most haunted county). 31 May 2019 in Eynsford VH AGM.  20 September in Farningham VH- Dirty Dartford by Christoph Bull (discover how Dartford has shaped the very world in which we live).  October 2019  in Farningham VH – Selection of short local films . 8 November in Eynsford VH – Creep, pull, push – workers on the move by Dr Jean Stirk (the willing or unwilling motives behind the moves and how to trace moving families)

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