DIARY OF EVENTS

2021

 

 

Please scroll down the page to see events taking place in the Village - how wonderful to be able to start adding to the Diary once more!

 

 

MARK MOOR

GARDENING CLUB

 

Monday 1st November

Church Hall, Vicarage Lane

7.30 pm

 

Talk by Christopher Bond,

Editor of Somerset Gardens

Trust Magazine

on the MAGIC OF WATER

 

If not a member of the Gardening Club, there is a small admission charge.

 

 

MARK W.I.

 

Thursday 4th November

7.30 pm

Church Hall, Vicarage Lane

 

Talk by 

 

STEPHEN MOSS 

on his new book, The Swan

 

 

 

This will be followed by tea, coffee and home-made cake.  

We welcome new members and guests of all ages.  For further information, please contact Anne Hanlon (President) on 641839 or Janet Smith (Secretary) on 641589.  Non-members £5.00 on the door.

 

 

 

HARVEST HOME

 

Mark Harvest Home started with the Mark Cricket Club which began in 1884.  In 1885 it was decided to have a cricket match and dance and to call it Mark Cricket Club Festival.  This continued until the First World War when it ceased for a while but began again after the war and took the form of Victory Celebrations.  After that it took the title of Harvest Home.

 

The day begins with a Thanksgiving Service in Mark Church.  Then everyone walks in procession to the Harvest Home field where there is a huge marquee decorated with floral and harvest hoops, which give the tent a festive appearance.  There is keen competition among the parishioners who decorate the hoops as prizes are awarded to the various entries in the Adults and Children’s classes.  After the lunch, which starts at 1.00 pm, and the toasts given by invited speakers, there are sports for the children, as well as afternoon tea for the villagers, children and friends.  The day finishes with a dance and bar in the evening

 

Mark Harvest Home is held every year on the second Saturday of August 

 

This year's Harvest Home HAS BEEN CANCELLED, DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - SEE YOU IN 2022!

Posted on 27th April 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

VILLAGE MARKET AND CAR BOOT BOOKINGS

 

The MCA took the decision in January 2018 that the Village Market  takes a break..    The Market had been running for over 35 years and had raised large sums of money to help with the running and maintenance of the Hall.

 

 

 

 

See the Village Hall website for a list of all events taking place there.

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