Gittisham Platinum Jubilee Celebrations 4th and 5th June

To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, everyone in the parish is invited to two free events, on the Saturday and Sunday of the Jubilee bank holiday weekend. All free of charge, thanks to kind donations from CMC Garage and Blamphayne Sawmills. Jubilee souvenirs for all parish children

Saturday night disco & band, hot dogs, 6pm start 4th June 2022

Sunday afternoon cream tea, 3pm 5th June 2022

Both events in Gittisham Village Hall.

The free bar on Saturday night is until it runs out, so you might want to bring some drinks of your own to top it up! Volunteers to help with serving and the bar are very welcome.

For further details contact hamishmhall@gmail.com

Gittisham Cabaret 1st & 2nd April 2022

Come to the Cabaret! Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd April at Gittisham Village Hall, 7.30pm. Doors open 7pm. There will be a bar.

Tickets £8 adults, £5 concessions (please enquire).

Book through Judith Turner by email: judith.turner8@btinternet.com or telephone 07974 829187

An evening of fun, live music and laughter, starring amazing local talent. Celebrate our exciting return to live events!

Vigil of prayers for Ukraine, Sunday 6th March 2022

There will be a vigil of prayers for Ukraine on Sunday 6th March outside the Lych-gate at
10.50 with coffee in the parish room afterwards.  The church will be open to light candles,
private prayer or to share your concerns with others.

Pierre’s cafe, 13th March 2022

Pierre’s monthly cafe will be held on the second Sunday in March.

You can never have enough pancakes, so although Shrove Tuesday has passed, Pierre will be cooking sweet and savoury Brittany pancakes with a variety of fillings at his next pop-up cafe.  We will be open between 10am and 4pm on Sunday 13th March for home-made croissants, pains au chocolat and apricot pastries.  Good selection of desserts and cakes.  Gluten-free and vegan alternatives available.  Booking for lunch is advised.  Eat in or take away.  Please call or text Pierre on 07545 214940.

Pierre’s cafe, 9th January 2022

Pierre’s monthly cafe will be held on the second Sunday in January.

The village hall will be open between 10am and 4pm for home-made croissants and pains au chocolat in the morning. Lunch will be a chicken or vegan tagine. For dessert, the French traditionally eat a ‘galette des rois’ at this time of year, which is a type of pie filled with an almond paste.

Vegetarians and vegans welcome. Bring your own drinks. Take away also possible. Cards and cash accepted. Telephone Pierre on 07545 214940 for more details, or email pierregraeber@yahoo.fr

Pierre’s cafe, 5th December 2021

Pierre’s monthly cafe will be held on the first Sunday in December, rather than the second Sunday in the month as usual.

The village hall will be open between 10am and 4pm for home-made croissants and pains au chocolat in the morning. Lunch will be a French-inspired dish, and as it’s Christmas there will be a French yule log for dessert.

Vegetarians and vegans welcome. Bring your own drinks. Cards and cash accepted. Telephone Pierre on 07545 214940 for more details, or email pierregraeber@yahoo.fr

Gittisham Fruit and Flower Show 2021

Saturday 7th August 2021

Show opens 2.30 pm at the Village Hall

After the 2020 lockdown, the annual show is back.  We aim to encourage all of us to grow and make things for ourselves, our friends and our family, and to inspire us to be creative.

The show is open to all residents of Gittisham parish, which includes Gittisham Vale and the Hayne Farm estate.  We also welcome entries from those who no longer live in the parish, those who actively support the parish, and those with close links to the parish.

The full schedule and information about what to grow and how and when to enter can be found here:

Gittisham Show Schedule