West Alvington Parish Area

Clubs and Groups in West Alvington

 'Time Out'

An informal gathering for anyone in the Parish 

Held in the Village Hall every other Monday afternoon between 1.45pm and 3pm. Generally the first and third Monday in each month.

Come along and have a cup of tea and a piece of cake, there are activities if you wish to partake....  or just read your paper.  

Everyone welcome, the more the better, age is no barrier......

Please join us

Contact: Sylvia Norsworthy for dates and more information  (01548 853271)

 West Alvington Horticultural Society

President 2019: Loveday Stone

Chairman: Sylvia Norsworthy

Vice Chairman: Terry Reeves

Secretary & Treasurer: Keith Steer – Fairwinds, 2 Collaton Road, Malborough,

Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 3RJ - 01548 561509

The society holds an annual show every August (the Saturday before bank holiday) at Malborough Village Hall and a Spring Show in March at West Alvington Village Hall, and strives to provide interesting afternoons out for the local community. Classes are for vegetables, fruit, flowers, floral art, preserves, cookery, handicrafts, photography and for juniors. All schedules have been despatched for 2019 but if you would like one please contact Keith as above.

We also hold various fund raising events throughout the year, to further provide the necessary funds, but also to offer a happy social occasion for all to enjoy.

Event arranged for 2019:

11 May     Sweets & Savouries luncheon – in WA village hall

27 July      Sweets & Savouries luncheon – in WA village hall

24 August Annual Show – Malborough Village Hall

30 November Christmas Sweets & Savouries luncheon in WA village hall

14 December    Annual Christmas luncheon at The Cottage Hotel

See below for photos of the Horticultural Society Prizewinners

 West Alvington Bell Ringers

Great News in 2019

All the necessary remedial works have now been carried out and the bells can once again be safely rung. They are usually rung on the third Sunday in the month for the 9.30am service and the Tower Captain is Paul Adams

 West Alvington W.I

The WI meet in the Ring of Bells (West Alvington) at 7.30pm  on the 2nd Tuesday each month (except August).

There are speakers most months.

Secretary: Jackie Bennett

tel.  01548 853050   Jackie.wi@btconnect.com

Programme 2019

January 8th     Tally Ho trip to pantomime : Dick Whittington. Theatre Royal, Plymouth

 January 9th     Late January Meeting/Get together. Glitzy Dress Up Social

February 12th  Mike Rendell    Crusoe Talk  (Anniversary)

March 12th       Holly Trubshaw, Cookworthy Museum - Hallsands Talk

April 9th            AGM with meal at The Ring o' Bells

April 16th          Sea Coast Group Meeting     Hosted by Salcombe

May 14th          Rachel Trevallion,  Harbour House  -  Yoga Talk and Demo

June 11th          Eric Distin talking about antiques and valuations (2-3 items per member)

July 9th             Afternoon Cream Tea outing (venue to be arranged nearer the time)

August               NO MEETING

Sept 10th          Speaker still to be confirmed

October 8th       Norman Maudsley    Finland Talk  -  Trekking with Huskies

November 12th  Janet Downer with more tales of Dark Deeds of Devonshire

December 10th  Christmas Dinner at the Ring O'Bells

All Welcome at West Alvington Ladies Lunch Club

Fourth Tuesday of every month except December

12 noon at the Ring O'Bells   West Alvington

Ring O'Bells Events

Sadly we have not been kept informed of upcoming events at The Ring O'Bells

For all live music however please keep an eye on the advertising boards at the front of the pub

There is a   cider and music festival on the August bank holiday weekend.

And not to forget the firework display in November.

For more details please contact:
Ryan and Hayley Philp
Tel:  01548 857227      email :  robswltd@gmail.com


Village Hall Coffee Mornings

Held on the first Wednesday of the month in the Village Hall

Features a "Bring and Share" book stall.

Everything Free !!!

In the village Hall from 10.00-11.00

Horticultural Society Photos 2019

Array of Silver Cups for the Spring Show

June Steer - exhibitor with the most points in the Spring Show

President Loveday Stone with junior winners Elvie Rolfe and Millie Prowse

Pat Janes judging the preserves - summer show

Sarah Oatley with the best decorated egg at the summer show

Mike Hine with prizewinning onions at the 2018 summer show

Mark Boon with outstanding fuchsias - summer show