A quarterly newsletter for Chapel Lawn and the Redlake Valley.

Copy deadline for each issue is 15th of the month of pubication i.e. January, April, July and October

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One of seven parishes in the Middle Marches Benefice - find out more

Many thanks for your support to ensure that St Mary’s Church continues to flourish, and we look forward to seeing you at future fundraising and church events.


Autumn 2017

Arts Alive Shows: Proving popular in the past, we have two live shows booked for next season.

Saturday 9th December 2017 Christmas Show/Party: The Churchfitters Christmas Cracker  View trailer

Saturday 10th February 2018 Outside the Box – A live show about Death

More details will be posted when known

1st January 2018

New Year DIY Party.  Bring your own food (and drink if you want, though the bar is usually open), music and entertainment for a stress free party to welcome the New Year in.


Flicks in the Sticks

Upcoming films

Saturday 18th November 7:30pm

The Lost City of Z, Cert 15

The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization.

Saturday 16th December 7:30pm

Tomorrow (Demain), Cert PG

An inspiring, feel-good movie about the best ways to solve our ecological crisis, investigating solutions accessible to everyone, putting the power in the hands of the world’s citizens.

These were the most popular films. If there were other films you were hoping to see I have put a link to the Arts Alive website so you can find out what else is being shown locally.

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1 January 08

Guided walk up on to Chapel Lawn’s Caer Caradoc ramparts to explore the history and origins of our iron age fort; lead by Dr Wigley.

Places have been limited to 20 and are now filled, but Dr Wigley will be guiding another walk in the spring.  If you want a place please contact Patrick (01547 530347) or Mark (01547 530002)

Sunday 15 October

 Caer Caradoc Walk

Flicks in the Sticks  For more information about ‘Arts Alive’ and ‘Flicks in the Sticks’ and for up-coming events in the area click here

* All films start at 7.30pm and cost £4.50 (children £3.50)  Tickets are available on the door.  Refreshments, including beer, wine, ice creams, popcorn, tea and coffee are available at every film.

For more details or requests for particular films e-mail Christine Rogers or phone her on 01547 530258

Their Finest

Cert. 12A Comedy/ Drama/ Romance

Set in 1940, London, a former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Their Finest smoothly combines comedy and wartime drama to crowd-pleasing effect.

Director: Lone Scherfig

Writers: Gaby Chiappe, Lissa Evans (based on the novel "Their Finest Hour and a Half")

Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy

Saturday 21 October

Flicks in the Sticks

Film starts 7.30 pm

from 7.30 pm

For both "would be" astronomers needing guidance to get started and for more experienced astronomers.

If cloudy or wet come along and hear Barry Palmer's talk on Dark Matter followed by questions and discussion.

£3 at the door. All welcome!

More information from Carolyn Wilde 01547 530085

Thursday 26 October


Stargazing and Telescope Clinic

Joncan Kavlakoglu – Percussive Flamenco Fusion Guitarist

Plus support from Jack Brett and Guests

7.00 pm

Following the great success of last year’s Country and Blues night, we are delighted that local Bucknell singer songwriter Jack Brett has chosen to return to Chapel Lawn. This time the concert will be showcasing the talents of London based Turkish Guitarist Joncan Kavlakoglu. He fuses Funk, Flamenco and Percussive styles all on one acoustic guitar and has played to captivated audiences around the globe.

Joncan will be supported by Jack Brett, who will be playing material from his recently released debut album 'Jack Brett Plays The Blues & Other Melodic Misfortunes'  along with some special guest musicians! See

Bar with real ale

Tickets £8 in advance £10 on the door.

Saturday 11 November

Live Music Event

Contact Christine 01547 530258

0r Jack 07825133690

Please buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment - the last Jack Brett event sold out!