Fun family events this weekend in the Chew Valley

By Chew Valley Gazette in Events

Saturday 13th May

Plant Sale and Children’s Woodland Craft Activity

Ubley Primary School

Saturday May 13th

10.30am - 12.30pm

Ubley Primary School’s PTA will be repeating their hugely successful plant

sale again this year.

Yet again, there will be a wonderful collection of interesting and colourful

plants, both home and professionally grown, all at amazing prices. On offer

will be bountiful bedding plants, perennials, shrubs, veggie plants, herbs,

plants for cut flowers and all sorts of other goodies. Expert advice will be

on hand and there will be a children’s woodland craft activity in the

school’s lovely garden (all children must be accompanied by an adult).

Refreshments will also be available.

For further information please contact Callie Marks on 01761 462902, 07792


Stanton Drew Community Cafe

Held in Stanton Drew Church from 10am to 12noon a chance to socialise over a good cup of tea or coffee, bacon butties and homemade cakes. This month’s cafe will also mark the third birthday of community initiative which has proved very popular over the past few years.

Sunday 14th May

Mad Hatters Tea Party in Chew Magna

Westfield Farm, Chew Magna BS40 8QW 2:30pm-4pm in aid of Chew Valley Forest Twinning and charity Converging World. £5 a ticket with all proceeds going to help fund work planting trees locally and internationally. There will be fun and games, good food and good company. For further information contact

Morning of free tennis at Pensford

Pensford Tennis Club is holding a morning of free tennis with equipment provided as part of the Great British Tennis Weekend initiative.

Everyone is invited to try tennis for free at Pensford Tennis Club, from 10am until 1pm on Sunday 14th May.

Pensford Tennis Club is one of hundreds of clubs across the UK taking part in the Great British Tennis Weekend initiative, a free national programme to promote and encourage tennis for all ages and all abilities. The aim of the day is to demonstrate how easy it is to get started and to enjoy the fun and fitness of a game of tennis. On the day, Pensford Tennis Club will provide rackets and balls and beginner taster sessions by resident coach, Dan Church. Current tennis club members will also be on hand to welcome newcomers and make up pairs. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Pensford Tennis Club chair, Sue Grimes, says: “The Great British Tennis Weekend is a great way to learn more about the game and have a go. At Pensford Tennis Club we’ll be offering a fun day of tennis for all the family.

“You don’t need a partner to join in the fun as club members will be there on the day to help. If you haven’t played since school days, then don’t worry, our expert coach, Dan, will soon put you at ease and if you want to play better tennis and improve your game then come along and find out more about our range of membership opportunities.”

Dan Church, runs a comprehensive and effective coaching programme which is open to members and non-members alike, and which caters for all levels of ability. Pensford Tennis Club is an LTA affiliated club. Courts and club house can be found at The Memorial Hall Playing Fields, Publow Lane, Pensford BS39 4HW.


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