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Christmas market at Rec Club

This Saturday between 1-3pm Congresbury’s new women’s football team are holding a Christmas mini market at Congresbury Recreation Club. It’s open to everyone and just £1 entry per adult and children are free. We have a range of small local businesses ready to help you with your Christmas shopping. The bar will also be open and serving hot chocolates, mulled wine and mince pies. Free sweets and colouring for the children whilst you enjoy shopping! 

Learn how to code

Code Club runs on Mondays in term time and is open to all young people. The club has several really good retired programmers who help members with Scratch, Python and Arduino, using computers and Raspberry Pi. At the moment, the club has capacity to take a few extra would=be coders.   Interested people could drop in any Monday, between 3.30 and 6pm,  to the youth club by the ball court in Congresbury and find out more, or contact Alex Ballard at or 07894338995. Alex would also be interested in talking to adult volunteers who could help with these sessions.

Christmas concert at St Andrew’s

UNTO TO US A  SON IS BORN! Congresbury Singers + St Andrew’s School Choir : Tuesday 20th December 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church. Tickets £10 (inc refreshments) available from 1st December at Congresbury PO & Re-Store  Congresbury.

Open house at community library

From Monday 7th November Congresbury’s Community Library is holding an Open House session every Monday afternoon between 2 and 4:30 pm.  Hot drinks and cakes plus games and activities and free wifi will be available. So if you know of someone who would be interested in this please tell them all about it. Everyone is welcome.


Congresbury History Group

Wednesday 21st September 7.30pm in the Methodist Hall. Steve Osman: The Swiss Air Crash of April 1973.  It is now nearly 50 years since this terrible tragedy, which affected many Congresbury families, occurred. Steve Osman will tell us the story behind this disaster.

Book of Condolence

The Book of Condolence for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is in the St Congar’s room at the back of the Old School Rooms . Entry is opposite the Parish Office, not through the main hall. The room will be open 9-5 this week for residents who wish to sign and spend a moment in quiet reflection. The Book will be closed at 5pm on Tuesday 19th September, the day after Her Majesty’s funeral.

Songs for Long Nights

Congresbury Singers performing “Songs for Long Nights – Tales & Tunes for coming of Winter”.

Saturday, 19th November, Memorial Hall, Congresbury. Tickets £10, inc refreshments @ PO, Re-Store, on door.

Rec Club redevelopment meeting

There will be a second public meeting on Monday September 5th at 6.30pm to discuss plans to demolish the existing Rec Club and replace it with a two-storey building.

This meeting, to be held in the Rec Club, follows the publication of the full plans last week by North Somerset council. You can find details of the plans by clicking here

Somerset Choral Society tunes up for new term

Singers from all choirs in the area are invited to join Somerset Choral Society when they begin the new term with a “Come & Sing Faure Requiem” on Saturday 3rd September starting at 10:00am in the new Cheddar Catholic Church Community Hall, Tweentown, BS27 3HU.

This will be followed by the first formal rehearsal of the autumn term on Wednesday 7th September at 7:30pm in the same venueThe music this autumn will be the much-loved “Faure Requiem” so new members from all voices (SATB) will be welcomed to join them; there are no auditions and scores are provided.

More information about the these events may be found on their new website or by tel 01934 742656.


Rec Club redevelopment meeting

A reminder that there is a meeting tomorrow (Thursday) at 6pm at the Recreation Club when the Trustees will explain plans to rebuild the clubhouse and answer questions. All welcome.

Public meeting on Rec Club rebuild plans

The Trustees of the King George V Playing Fields in Congresbury have announced that there will be a public meeting to discuss their plans to rebuild the Recreation Club and answer questions. The meeting will be held on Thursday August 4th at 6pm in the club.

The Trustees have also published a leaflet giving more details of the project. The leaflet, below, will be distributed to villagers over the coming days.