Trellech BIG Weekend, July 11th-13th 2014

TrellechBIGWeekendWe’re planning a fantastic weekend for everyone in the village and surrounding areas. More information will be coming your way soon so keep your eyes peeled. There is also information on the BIG Weekend website here.

Here’s what’s happening over the Trellech BIG Weekend.  Some of the events are weather dependent so please check back before you attend to make sure nothing has changed.  Most events are free to enter and many events will have refreshments available for a small charge.

If you live in or around the village and would like transport to any of the events, please contact Sarah Whiddett on 01600 860967.

FRIDAY, JULY 11th 2014

Flower Festival at St Nicholas Church – 10:00am to 4:00pm – FREE entry
Based on the theme ‘Summertime in Trellech’ the church will be decked out with fabulous, summer flowers.  Visit this beautiful church and see it in all its glory.

Trellech Teas at the Village Hall (The Babington Centre) – 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us for afternoon tea, coffee and cake at the regular, weekly Trellech Teas.  Meet old friends and make new friends.  Hot drink and slice of cake for as little as £3.00.

Monmouth Choral concert at St Nicholas Church – 7:30pm to 9:30pm – £5 entry
The very popular Choir will be singing a wide range of songs to entertain everyone.  Wine and soft drinks will be served.

SATURDAY, JULY 12th 2014

Flower Festival at St Nicholas Church – 10:00am to 4:00pm – FREE entry
Based on the theme ‘Summertime in Trellech’ the church will be decked out with fabulous, summer flowers.  Visit this beautiful church and see it in all its glory.

Children’s film morning at the Village Hall (The Babington Centre) – doors open 9:30am, curtain up 10:00am – FREE entry
Hosted by Busy Bodies, a showing of a children’s film (title to be announced soon).  Refreshments provided.  Everyone welcome.

Historical Photography Display at The Methodist Church – 11:00am to 3:00pm – FREE entry 
Fascinating pictures of Trellech in years gone by.

Village Fête in the grounds of the Village Hall (The Babington Centre) – 1:30pm to 4:00pm – FREE entry 

A wide range of stalls and activities.  A good chance to have fun and shop!  Refreshments available.

Bell Ringing at St Nicholas Church – 2:00pm -to3:00pm – FREE entry
Have you ever wondered how the church bells work?  Do you fancy having a go yourself?  Come along and try your hand at campanology.  Children under eight years old must be accompanied to the bell tower by an adult.

Pre-film supper at The Lion Inn – special deal (no need to book) – 5:30pm
If you’re coming to the Film Evening join us for supper at The Lion Inn and save yourself the hassle of having to cook!

Film Night at the Village Hall (The Babington Centre) – doors open 6:30pm, 7:00pm curtain up – FREE entry
Showing of the very popular film Mamma Mia! starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried.  Certificate PG.  Refreshments available.

Party Party! at the Village Hall (The Babington Centre) – 9:00pm till 11:45pm – FREE entry
Immediately after the showing of Mamma Mia! there will be a disco, light refreshments and a pay bar.  Music provided by the wonderful Jeff Harris.

SUNDAY, JULY 13th 2014

Flower Festival at St Nicholas Church – 10:00am to 4:00pm – FREE entry
Based on the theme ‘Summertime in Trellech’ the church will be decked out with fabulous, summer flowers.  Visit this beautiful church and see it in all its glory.

Village Walk – 10:00am at the village car park – FREE 
Led by local archaeologist Stuart Wilson this walk will take in the many historic and interesting sites around Trellech – including The Virtuous Well, Harold’s Stones and the archaeological dig.  We will need to cross a couple of (quiet) roads and at times walk across fields.  However, it’s not challenging so should be suitable for most people.  Meet up at the car park next to the old surgery (opposite Court Farm) at 10:00am.

Sunday Lunch at The Lion Inn – 1:00pm – £7.50/head for adults, £3.75/head for children under 11
Join us for a buffet lunch on Sunday.  Music, chat and good food guaranteed!

Bell ringing at St Nicholas Church – from 3:15pm – FREE entry
Come along and watch the bells being rung.  Access to the tower is up steep, narrow steps so you’ll need a head for heights!  Children under eight years’ old must be accompanied by an adult.

Community Celebration Service at St Nicholas Church – 4:00pm to 5:00pm – FREE entry
Celebrate the closing of the Trellech BIG Weekend.  There will be a Songs of Praise.  If you’d like to nominate your favourite hymn, download the request form here Closing date for requests is end of June.

Afternoon Tea at St Nicholas Church – 5:00pm – FREE entry

Join us for tea and cakes and enjoy the singing of the Cantores singers to round off the weekend’s activities.

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