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Bemerton Live

Every Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Social coffee mornings aimed at the over 55's with gentle exercise classes and occasional guest speakers.  


Wednesday 7th November "Rural Life"

Salisbury Civic Society will be showing a film on Rural Life at St John's Place, Lower Bemerton, on Wednesday November 7th. This follows the very successful screening of a film on Railways in January. The new film is 'an evocative exploration of the countryside of the UK, taking in the diverse and beautiful landscapes of all our home nations. It takes audiences down the country lanes of the past, meandering through the dwindling customs of another era'.

Door open 6.00 for 6.30 film, Tickets £3 (available on the door), Refreshments on sale

Sunday 11th November: Remembrance Day - from 10:45

Gillian Newton will be leading the Bemerton Remembrance Service at the War memorial Lychgate on Sunday Nov 11th. This year it will be a rather special service, with Remembrance Day falling on the 11th Nov itself and on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. 

The short service begins at 10:45 sharp and will include the reading of the names of all the servicemen remembered on our War Memorial and the observance of the 2 minutes silence at 11 am.  Medals will be worn with pride.

After the service refreshments will be served in St John's Place, there will be a presentation of the story of the War dead of the Parish on the big screen and maps will show the wide ranging theatres of war in which local people served (and died). 

Children from Bemerton St John School Choir will be singing. All are welcome.

Wednesday November 14th

Bemerton Film Society 'The Class', further details available here.

Doors open 19:15, Programme starts 19:45, Entrance £6

Sunday 18th November - Bemerton Brunch

This is a great opportunity to enjoy good food at bargain prices, browse the Sunday papers and chat with the neighbours. 

Bemerton Brunch runs from 10am - 12noon on Sun 18/11.

Sunday 18th November - Christmas Fair - 2pm - 5pm

A perfect chance to buy those Christmas presents with some fabulous local crafts on offer. 

Still a few table available at a cost of £10 - contact Emma on 07715 105209.

Wednesday 21st November - " The Cinemas of Salisbury" - a Local History Society/Film Society Joint Meetiing

A special event to take advantage of the big screen in St John's Place.  This talk on "Cinemas of Salisbury" will be given by Salisbury historian Frogg Moody. 

Doors open 7pm, talk start 7:30pm, donations invited, all welcome,

Wednesday 28th November - Bemerton Talks

In November we welcome Julian Orbach, talking about  T.H.Wyatt, Wiltshire's Victorian Architect
This is a great opportunity to discover more about this renowned architect in one of the many churches he designed.

Doors open at 7:00 and the talk starts at 7:30.  There will be the opportunity to purchase refreshments beforehand, and to ask questions afterwards.  All welcome, free admission, with a retiring collection to cover expenses.
Further details of this and other Bemerton Talks are available on the Bemerton Talks Page.


Saturday  December 15th Christmas Carol Concert at St John's Place - full details coming shortly

Monday  December 24th Midnight Communion Service 23:30 - to he held in St Johns, Archdeacon Alan Jeans will be leading