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VILLAGE SHOW – HELP IT GROW!

Garvald Village Show will return on Saturday 27th August. To run the day we need a few more hands to help with stewarding, teas and (behind every great event) washing up.

The committee is meeting on Tuesday 7th June, 7.30pm in the hall – to remind ourselves of how it all works! Do come along if interested to find out more.

Thanks, Jo

(Garvald Horticultural Society Committee)

 

Big thanks from Garvald Village Hall

Thank you to everyone who took the time to come along, over the weekend, to help with the maintenance days.

We achieved so much, had a good laugh and ate a load of biscuits!

  • We cleared gutters
  • Cleared all the growth at the back of the hall
  • Painted the front door
  • Freshened up the bench at the front of the hall
  • Made safe some of the slates on the steeple

We started patching up the rotting wood at the bottom of the main windows but quickly realised they need more work than our skills can offer. We’ll be looking at how best to address this but meantime we’ve started at least to make them watertight. Thanks as well for the loan of tools and ladders etc. Every bit helps!

It doesn’t just need to be volunteering days. If you  spot something that needs doing and feel you could tackle, please let me or any member of the committee know.

The Village Hall is our hall and its our job to look after it! If you’d like to help out in any way please feel free to join one of our regular meetings. We’ll be posting when the next one is on the village website.

Many thanks

Lee Robertson and the Village Hall Committee

Your Village Hall needs you!

Spring has sprung and our Village Hall is in need of some well deserved TLC.
On Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May we are having community volunteering days (2pm to 5pm). Can you help with some sanding, filling, painting, weed clearance etc…?
A schedule of all the tasks and tools will be posted on the noticeboard outside the hall so you can see what is needed. Please come equipped with tools and gloves.
Tea and biscuits at half time! Thanks in advance and we look forward to seeing you all.

Village Show: Saturday 27th August – seeds for kids!

SEEDS will shortly be available for children to plant, to enter into the Village Show.

  • Under 5s: cress (for egg shell ‘cress heads’) – these just take a couple of weeks
  • 5-12: dwarf sunflowers ‘Teddy Bear’ – these need to be planted soonish (late April/mid May) – A great Easter holiday project

I will put these in a ‘seeds tin’ at the village hall noticeboard at the start of Easter break. Please help yourself.

Here is the Show schedule, which you can also find on the GHS page of the website (hard copies to follow):

Microsoft Word – 2022 Garvald Village Show Schedule

Jo (Secretary, Garvald Horticultural Society)

Wreath making workshop 28th November – last spaces!

If you would like to join the Christmas wreath-making workshop now is the time to book as there are only a few spaces left! This will take place on Sunday 28th November 2-4.30pm.
Tickets: £15per person, max 20 people. Some materials (hoops, baubles, greenery) will be provided, plus mulled wine/mince pies. If you have greenery and decorations you want to use please bring along – there will also be also a chance to buy some decorations to add to your creations. As spaces are limited please BOOK your place in advance by dropping £15 in to Elaine and Malcolm at Whitelaws. Please give your name and contact email so that we can confirm arrangements nearer the time.
Jo (685) on behalf of GHS Cttee

Wreath making workshop 28th November

Continuing the decorated doors day theme the Garvald Horticultural Society has arranged a Christmas wreath making workshop. This will take place on Sunday 28th November 2-4.30pm in the village hall.
Tickets: £15per person, max 20 people. Some materials (hoops, baubles, greenery) will be provided, plus mulled wine/mine pies. If you have greenery and decorations you want to use please bring along. As spaces are limited please BOOK your place in advance by dropping £15 in to Elaine and Malcolm at Whitelaws. Please give your name and contact email so that we can confirm arrangements nearer the time.
If your Christmas door is drab – don’t delay!
Jo (685) on behalf of GHS Cttee

 

Village Show AGM – Tuesday 5th 7.30 zoom

The Village Show AGM will take place this Tuesday – 7.30pm. Do come along if you are interested in helping out with the Show, which is scheduled for Saturday 27th August next year. We are beginning to run short of hands! If you’d like to join the meeting please get in touch with Jo via the contact form below or call 685 and I’ll send the link.

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Help run Garvald Village Show!

We’re looking for new help with running Garvald Village Show next year, which is due to take place on Saturday 27th August. If you enjoyed the door displays this could be for you! Our next meeting will take place Tuesday 5th October 7.30pm. Come along to the village hall to find out more or get in touch via the contact form.

Jo & Malcolm

(on behalf of Garvald Horticultural Society Committee)

DOOR DISPLAYS

Garvald was looking especially lovely yesterday thanks to everyone’s efforts with decorating their doors with bunting, produce and hobbies (including Jurassic display). And especially good to see everyone enjoying the sun and catching up. Here are a few pics – the full set are on the ‘Garvald Growers Makers and Bakers’ facebook group. I counted 30 doors – hope I didn’t miss any! Garvald Show will (fingers very crossed) be back next year.

Jo (on behalf of GHS Committee)