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u3a Blackmore Vale open afternoon in Henstridge

Thu 19 Aug 2021
By Susan Kidd
u3a Blackmore Vale open afternoon in Henstridge

The u3a aims to give people who are no longer in full-time work, or raising a family, opportunities to develop interests, make new friends and enjoy themselves. Check out their open afternoon at Henstridge Village Hall on 7th September.

Wincanton Gardeners volunteers have been out planting the Town's flower beds

Sun 23 May 2021
By Gill D'Arcy
Wincanton Gardeners volunteers have been out planting the Town's flower beds

Wincanton and District Gardeners Association has been planting flowerbeds and containers around the Town twice a year to make it look more attractive. This year once again a small band of happy gardeners planted the summer flowering plants in our town.

Christmas greetings to Wincanton from the Lahnau twinners

Fri 25 Dec 2020
By Karlheinz Bindemann
Christmas greetings to Wincanton from the Lahnau twinners

The members of the Lahnau-Wincanton Twinning Association wish all friends in Wincanton a merry Christmas and a happy new year - a better year than 2020. Please stay healthy! We would like to meet you all again.

Wincanton Flower Show 2020 is cancelled

Mon 11 May 2020
By Gill D’Arcy
Wincanton Flower Show 2020 is cancelled

Under the present conditions, the Wincanton and District Gardeners Association has made the decision to cancel this year's Flower Show, and encourage participants to return to support the show in 2021.

A Brexit message from our twinning friends in Lahnau, Germany

Fri 20 Dec 2019
By Karlheinz Bindemann
A Brexit message from our twinning friends in Lahnau, Germany

Wincanton is twinned with the German town of Lahnau, and the Twinning Association has been organising exchange visits for many years. Our German friends have sent us a message regarding Brexit, and our Association has responded.

Roller skating at Wincanton Memorial Hall

Fri 7 Sep 2018
By Nigel McLachlan
Roller skating at Wincanton Memorial Hall

Join us on every other Thursday evening, all ages and abilities are welcome. Meet new people, play games, get fit, and listen to good music. Parents can join in or relax with free tea or coffee and enjoy the excellent Wi-Fi!

It's Wincanton Flower Show tomorrow!

Fri 31 Aug 2018
By Dave Smith
It's Wincanton Flower Show tomorrow!

Local, and some not-so-local gardeners and crafts people will exhibit their works, competing for prizes and trophies. It’s a show for all the family, with lots to see and do, but it's not just for gardeners. Categories include homecraft and handicraft, too.

Lahnau-Wincanton exchange week of May 2018

Thu 5 Jul 2018
By Annette Greier
Lahnau-Wincanton exchange week of May 2018

A report of the Lahnau-Wincanton twinning exchange week that took pace in May 2018, including an account of the epic journey made by three German cyclists who set off nine days before the other members.

It's not too late to enter the Wincanton Gardeners' annual show

Wed 23 Aug 2017
By John Smith
It's not too late to enter the Wincanton Gardeners' annual show

Wincanton & District Gardener’s Association is holding its 62nd annual show on Saturday 2nd September in the Wincanton Memorial Hall. It's not too late to get involved! The deadline for new entries is 9pm Saturday 26th August.

Wincanton Gardeners' Assoc. receives Community Award for 2016

Sun 8 Jan 2017
By John Smith
Wincanton Gardeners' Assoc. receives Community Award for 2016

The Wincanton & District Gardeners' Association (WDGA) has been awarded the Wincanton Town Council Annual Community Award for 2016 in recognition of its exceptional service to the community.

Wincanton Flower Show 2016

Fri 23 Sep 2016
By Richard D'Arcy
Wincanton Flower Show 2016

Wincanton & District Gardeners Association held its 61st Annual Flower Show on Saturday 3rd September in the Memorial Hall. There was a high standard of entries and keen competition across all classes, including flowers and vegetabes as well as home and handicrafts.

25 Years of the Wincanton / Lahnau Twinning Association

Wed 7 Sep 2016
By Richard D'Arcy
25 Years of the Wincanton / Lahnau Twinning Association

This year's exchange visit was significant, celebrating 25 years of the formal twinning between the two towns, which took place in 1991.

WDGA Flower Show 2016 is on 3rd September

Thu 1 Sep 2016
By John Smith
WDGA Flower Show 2016 is on 3rd September

The Wincanton & District Gardeners Association Annual Flower Show will take place on Saturday 3rd September in the Memorial Hall, and will include entries widely varing from flowers, veg and fruit, to crafts, baking and even handwriting.

Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mon 27 Jun 2016
By Pete Kniveton
Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mill Street Social Club in Wincanton offers a wide variety of facilities and entertainments. Why not come along and enjoy a drink, company and entertainment in a relaxed, convivial atmosphere?

Hounds on the Hill Charity Walk

Wed 27 Apr 2016
By Karen Harris
Hounds on the Hill Charity Walk

Hounds on the Hill is a 5km charity walk taking place at Ham Hill Country Park on Sunday 22nd May. Brue Valley Rotary Club will be raising funds for Canine Partners. A Fun day for all the family, dogs welcome too.

What is the U3A? There’s a Group Near You!

Tue 19 Jan 2016
By Susan Keen
What is the U3A? There’s a Group Near You!

U3A stands for University of the Third Age; this is a self-help organisation for people no longer in full time employment providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment. Your local U3A is known as the Camelot Group.

Diamond Celebrations at Wincanton Flower Show

Mon 21 Sep 2015
By Richard D'Arcy
Diamond Celebrations at Wincanton Flower Show

Wincanton and District Gardeners Association celebrated its 60th Flower Show on September 5th 2015. The number of visitors who attended the show during the afternoon were double that of the previous year.

Brue Valley Rotary Club Charity Concert on 12th February

Sat 31 Jan 2015
By Andrew de Mora
Brue Valley Rotary Club Charity Concert on 12th February

King Arthur’s School, Wincanton has kindly provided the venue for a fund-raising Concert organised by Brue Valley Rotary Club to help a project to support young adults who have grown up in Bulgarian children’s homes.

Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar on 6th December 2014

Sun 30 Nov 2014
By Arthur Pickup
Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar on 6th December 2014

The 1st Wincanton Scouts Group is holding their Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 6th December, so do pop along to the Wincanton Memorial Hall at 10.00am for a quiet coffee and a biscuit, and browse around our many stalls.

Charity Line Dancing Evening to Raise Funds for Community Defibrillators

Mon 23 Jun 2014
By Andrew De Mora
Charity Line Dancing Evening to Raise Funds for Community Defibrillators

To help raise funds for access to defibrillators for Wincanton, Bruton and Castle Cary, Brue Valley Rotary club has arranged a fun evening of line dancing on Friday 4th July, to be led by international choreographer Karl-Harry Winson.

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