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Sherston Boules & Carnival 2012 Line-Up Featured

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sherston-boules-carnivalClear your diaries and prepare yourselves for non-stop activity and fun at Sherston Boules & Carnival 2012! The fun starts this Saturday, 7th July...

Saturday 7th

Carnival Quiz Night
8.00pm at the village hall, where the bar will be open.
Tickets £15 from Sherston Post Office for a table of four.

Sunday 8th

Carnival Walk (guided)
From village hall ending up at Rattlebone.
11am - 1pm. Turn up on the day, no charge.

Carnival Boot Sale
8.00am - 12noon, at the Recreation Ground
Refreshments will be available.
Pitches £10 on the day £5 in advance.
To book contact Cilla Liddington 01666 840128

Tuesday 10th

Seniors’ Afternoon Musical Tea
2.30pm at the British School Room
Entrance £2 includes tea & cake and entertainment by 'End of the Track' singers. All welcome.

Folk Evening with The Packhorse Band
7.30pm in the Church of the Holy Cross. Bar.
Tickets £5 (children under 16 £3) from Sherston Post Office.

Wednesday 11th

Carnival Skittles
8.00pm at the Rattlebone.
£5 entry - trophy to winner.

Ballet Nimba (African Dance)
7.30pm village hall, where the bar will be open.
Tickets £5 (children under 16 £3). Tickets available at Sherston Post Office (performing at WOMAD 2012)

Thursday 12th

Carnival Children’s Disco
6 - 7pm village hall.
Primary school age children only. No charge. Refreshments available.

Carnival Cricket; Pinkney
4.30 Junior cricket Rattlebone v. Village team. (Bar & BYO ‘Picnic in the Park’)

Friday 13th

Carnival Football
4pm, Junior 6-a-side football match
7pm, Adults’ football match in fancy dress at the Sports Field, Knockdown Rd
BBQ and Bar

Saturday 14th

In the High Street: Ring of Church bells signals the start of the Boules Tournament at 9am

The Wild West Kids-Zone
11am - 4pm on the Village Hall Field:
Only £3 (3-14 year olds) for a rootin'-tootin' day pass

  • Saddle up and ride the Rodeo Bull!
  • Shoot 'em up in the Nerf arcade!
  • Lasoo some fun games and crafts!
  • Check out the Saloon Bar and Candy Store!
  • Pan for Gold (50p)
  • Pony Rides
  • Children’s Wild West Fancy Dress Competition at 3pm!

Local Artists’ Exhibition
10-4pm, 9 Church Street Exhibits for sale. No charge, donations welcome

“Best of British” Exhibition
10am - 5.30pm In the British School Room: Entry £1, children free. Teas, coffees & cakes available all day.

Sunday 15th

Carnival Treasure Hunt
Entry forms to be collected between 9 -10.45am from Church porch.
Forms to be returned to a box in the Church porch by 1.30pm and prize giving at Mill Cottage teas.

Local Artists’ Exhibition
12 noon - 4pm, 9 Church Street
Exhibits for sale. No charge, donations welcome

Carnival Tug of War for the Sherston Cup
11am at Stretchline, Brook Hill.
BBQ, bar, soft drinks. £8 per team entry. Teams contact Paul Ormiston 01666 840694. Beer and wine prizes.

The Legendary Carnival Duck Race
Starts at 2.30 at Stretchline for a quacking good time.
Entertaining commentary along the race.
Design & paint your own duck in advance on Boules Day.

Cream teas at Mill Cottage
With tea and cakes, Raffle Draw and Treasure Hunt prize giving.

Thanksgiving Service
6pm, in the Village Hall/Field with the Salvation Army
Refreshments in the Village Hall.

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