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June Newsletter for Minchinhampton Life

June 2019

As usual here is a list of events taking place in the Minchinhampton area for the next month.  For more information and detail please look at the website

Wednesday, 5th June 2019. 7.30 p.m.  Keralan Fish food demonstration followed by a delicious meal.  Box Village Hall.  £20 per person.  To book your place call 01453 755934 or email

Friday, 7th June 2019.  6 pm – 7.30 pm.  Reception to recognise the work and retirement of Dr. David Pounsey.  Horsfall House, Windmill Road.  RSVP

Friday, 7th June 2019.  7.30 p.m.  Stuart Singers Summer Concert.  Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton.  Tickets £10 from 01453 882440 and Market Stores, Minchinhampton

Saturday/Sunday, 8th /9th  June, 2019.  Dru Yoga workshop.  Box Village Hall.

Sunday, 9th June 2019.  5 Valley Cat Rescue Garden Party.  10.30 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.  60 Windmill Road, Minchinhampton.  Admission – a tin of cat food.

Wednesday, 12th June 2019.  3.30 p.m.  Messy Church – Theme Creation.  Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton.  Children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian.

Friday, 14th June 2019.  6.30 p.m.  Walk for Longfield.  Longfield, Burleigh Lane, Minchinhampton.  Sign up at or call 01453 886868.

Saturday, 15th June 2019.  11.30 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.  Minchinhampton Primary Academy Summer Fair and book launch “A Portal through Time”.

Saturday, 15th June 2019.  5.30 p.m.   Music for Midsummer – Stroud Choral Society.  Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton.  Tickets £15 to include a glass of Prosecco or soft drink available from Market Stores, Minchinhampton or 01453 796880.

Sunday, 16th June 2019.  5.30 p.m.  A Benefice Songs of Praise.  Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton.   Please email Christine in the office with your choice of hymn.

Sunday, 16th June 2019.  10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon.  Henry’s Singles Coffee morning.  Henrys, Market Square, Minchinhampton.

Tuesday 18th June 2019.  Day out with Ian Jarvis  – Wilton House and gardens, Salisbury.  Contact 01453 833131  for further information.

Tuesday, 18th June 2019.  7.30 p.m.  Visit to the Secret Garden at the Museum in the Park, Stroud. Local History Group.  Guests welcome £5.00.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019.  7.00 p.m.  Outdoor Shakespeare “Much ado about Nothing”.   Horsfall House Gardens where picnics can be enjoyed on the lawn.  Gates open 6.00 p.m.  Tickets £14.50 (concessions £13).   Tickets available from Market Stores, Minchinhampton or 01453 731227.

Thursday, 20th June 2019.  7.30 p.m.  Harvest India.  The Hub, Minchinhampton.  Come and meet Dr Bishop K Suresh Kumar, and watch a short film ‘Mother India’ ‘Life through the eyes of the Orphan’.   Admission free – retiring collection.

Friday, 21st June 2019.  10.00 – 12.00 noon.  Parish Church Flower Guild Coffee Morning.  Little Acre, The Park, Minchinhampton.

Friday, 21st June 2019.  7.30 – 10.30 p.m.  Supper Club in Well Hill (note change of date).  Booking essential – 01453 731845.  £37.50 per person.

Saturday, 22nd June 2019 .  7.30 for 7.45 p.m.  Arkies Quiz at the Cotswold Club.  Members only, all guests to be signed in.

Saturday, 22nd June 2019.  9.20 p.m.  Outdoor screening of Bohemian Rhapsody.  New Barn Farm, Minchinhampton.  Gates open 6.30 p.m.  Tickets £15 – £22.00.  Book online at

Sunday, 23rd June 2019.  2.00 – 6.00 p.m.   Minchinhampton Open Gardens.  A fundraiser for Horsfall House and Minchinhampton Country Fayre.   Ticket sales at Horsfall House Tel 01453 731227.

Tuesday, 25th June 2019.  8.15 – 10.45 p.m.  Open Mic Night.  Cotswold Club.  All acts welcome.

Friday, 28th June 2019.  Movie Night – “Spotlight”.  Minchinhampton Market House.  Doors open at 6.30pm for pre-show drinks with film starting at approximately 7.15 p.m.  Tickets £6 from Market Stores, Minchinhampton.

Friday, 28th June 2019.  Meat Draw, Cotswold Club.  Tickets available now.

Saturday, 29th June 2019.  8.30 p.m.  Aaron Cook playing Live.  Cotswold Club.  Guests to be signed in.

Sunday, 30th June 2019.  10.30 a.m.  – 1.00 p.m.  Minchinhampton Walking and Wildlife Group “Can we refind the rarities found on the common in 1968?”.  Meet at the Reservoir car park.

Friday, 5th July 2019.  Day out with Ian Jarvis.   David Austin Roses and Garden Centre.  Tel 01453 83 31 31 for further information.

Please do let us know of any omissions or alterations you would like made on the website.

Janet Chamberlain/Anne Parry