Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Working for Wye - past, present and future

Clerk: Debbie Baines
Parish Council Office, Unit 2B
Briar Close, Bramble Lane
Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5HB

Tel: 01233 812459

Local Council Events Calendar

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Parish Council office closed

Parish Council office closed

Mon, 31 Dec 2018

Parish Council office closed.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Ringing in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 23:30

Ringing in the New Year

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
n/a
Parish Council office closed

Parish Council office closed

Tue, 01 Jan 2019

Parish Council office closed.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Options Club

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:00

No meeting 3rd January

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Library - reopens

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:00

Wye Library - reopens
Monday ➔ Closed
Tuesday ➔ 09.00 - 13.00
Wednesday ➔ Closed
Thursday ➔ 14.00 - 18.00
Friday ➔ 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00
Saturday ➔ 09.00 - 13.00
Sunday ➔ Closed

Venue:
Wye Library
Contact:
Librarian

Talk Time

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519
Wye Farmers' Market

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 05 Jan 2019 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Sat, 05 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: The History of Wye College Chapel

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)

Winter Warmer Walk - Kingswood

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 14:00

Winter Warmer Walk (about 1.5 hours)

Friends of Kingswood (non-members welcome)

Pay on the day £4

Venue:
Main Forest Car Park, White Hill TN25 5AR
Contact:
Enquiries 07523 203458 (No need to book)
Wye Heritage Walk

Wye Heritage Walk

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 14:00

Wye Heritage Walk Warren Wood and Olantigh

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

All walks start from Wye Church at 2pm and last approx.

1 ½ - 2hrs unless otherwise stated. Visitors always welcome

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Leader Tony Gowers

Welcome Home Project - Launch

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Welcome Home Project - Launch

Venue:
Parish of Wye with Hinxhill
Contact:
Mary Stewart

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walk starts from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:00

Sign and Rhyme, with Storytime, Singing and Signing

10.00 - 10.30 Free event for under 5s during school term time

Venue:
Wye Library
Contact:
Wye Library
Wye Flood Working Group

Wye Flood Working Group

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group

Richard Highgate, KCC Drainage Engineer

Venue:
Thomas Berry
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Places increased to 25 to meet demand.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

Friends of Wye Church - AGM

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:30

Friends of Wye Church - AGM

Followed by informal discussions and refreshments

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
n/a

Wye Historical Society

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:30

"Members' Evening"

Annual subscription fees are payable from 1 October: £10.00 per person. This includes the annual journal Wye Local History.

Members can also opt to receive the Journal of Kent History, published in March and September at a charge of £5, or £7 for those outside Wye.

New members and visitors are welcome to join. Non-members may attend meetings at £2.00 per lecture. To join, simply turn up to a meeting or email enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk for more details.

Please see the WHS website for further details

Venue:
Lady Joanna Thornhill School
Contact:
Hon Programme Secretary, Karen Warden

Options Club

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey

ABC Cabinet

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting - agenda to follow

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564
Parish Council

Parish Council

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:15

January Parish Council meeting (note 2nd Thursday and change of venue)

19.15

Venue:
Meeting Room, Wye Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2019-0110 Council (PDF, 321 Kb)

Talk Time

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519
Pilgrims Hospices Christmas Tree Recycling - Wye

Pilgrims Hospices Christmas Tree Recycling - Wye

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00

Pilgrims Hospices Christmas Tree Recycling

Volunteers will be out and about in the Ashford area on Saturday 12 January collecting trees and taking them to the recycling centre.

Last year the donations we received in return for collecting residents' Christmas trees totalled over £19,000

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council area only
Contact:
The Ashford Fundraising Team 01233 504111

Men's Breakfast

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:30

Men's Breakfast with Full English Breakfast £7.50

Speaker: to follow

Venue:
King's Head, Church Street, Wye
Contact:
David Ross

Butterfly Conservation Bonsai Bank Work Party

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:00

Butterfly Conservation Bonsai Bank Work Party

10.00 - 16.00 (weather permitting)

To confirm the event: Butterfly Conservation website

Bonsai Bank, Penny Pot Lane, Chartham, Canterbury

To clear encroaching scrub at the site and help improve habitat for the rare Duke of Burgundy butterfly. This work will also benefit scarce creatures like the Drab Looper moth, White-spotted Sable moth & the rare Fringe-horned Mason Bee. Please bring a packed lunch and work gloves. Please let Claire Ward know if you are attending.

Venue:
Map Ref: TR100 501 / Nearest post code: CT4 7HA
Contact:
Claire Ward, event organiser
Wye WI

Wye WI

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:15

Wye Women's Institute

'The Battle of Sandwich 1217'

Speaker: Len Howell

Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Wye Small Village Hall TN25 5EA
Contact:
See notice board in Church Street for details
Hi Kent free hearing aid clinic - Wye Library

Hi Kent free hearing aid clinic - Wye Library

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:30

Hearing Aid clinic (video with subtitles)

09.30 - 11.30 No appointment needed - free of charge

Hi Kent runs free hearing aid aftercare clinics in towns, villages and communities throughout Kent. The clinics are run by trained volunteers and they will be able to change batteries, clean and re-tube hearing aids free of charge, while you wait.

Volunteers will ensure your hearing aid works well for you and give advice about Hi Kent's extensive range of specialist equipment, free assessment service for the over 65's and lipreading, sign language and deaf awareness classes and tinnitus support groups.

If you are housebound and cannot get to your local clinic, please ask Hi Kent to visit you in your home. Hi Kent is a registered charity for deaf and hard of hearing people. Established since 1986, Hi Kent received the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2007. Hi Kent aims to provide a full range of services that meet the needs of anyone with hearing difficulties, and those who have an interest in their welfare.

Venue:
Wye Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Hi Kent Information Tel 01227 760 046 Email enquiries@hikent.org.uk

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walk starts from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:00

Sign and Rhyme, with Storytime, Singing and Signing

10.00 - 10.30 Free event for under 5s during school term time

Venue:
Wye Library
Contact:
Wye Library

Wye and Brook Table Tennis Club

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye and Brook Table Tennis Club

Venue:
Wye Large Village Hall, Bridge Street
Contact:
Mary Barratt

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Places increased to 25 to meet demand.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920
ABC Planning Committee

ABC Planning Committee

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website)

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Wye Gardeners' Society

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Gardeners' Society meeting

Speaker: Jo Arnell 'Self Seeding Plants'

Visitors welcome | £2 per talk

Annual membership £10

Venue:
Small Village Hall
Contact:
Jane Burham
Wye Singers

Wye Singers

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Singers

Enjoy singing? Come and sing with Wye's own mixed village choir

We meet fortnightly on Wednesdays 19.30 - 21.00 until Easter

Free taster sessions

No audition! All welcome!

Venue:
Methodist Hall
Contact:
Just come along

Options Club

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey
Extraordinary Parish Council

Extraordinary Parish Council

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:15

Extraordinary Parish Council meeting

Venue:
Wesley Room, Wye Methodist Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2019-0117 Extraordinary Council (PDF, 265 Kb)

Talk Time

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519
Wye Farmers' Market

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: The History of Wye College Chapel

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)

Winter Warmer Walk - Kingswood

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:00

Winter Warmer Walk (about 1.5 hours)

Friends of Kingswood (non-members welcome)

Pay on the day £4

Venue:
Lower Car Park, White Hill TN25 5AR
Contact:
Enquiries 07523 203458 (No need to book)
Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Hastingleigh Walk

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Hastingleigh Walk

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Hastingleigh Walk

14.00 start

From Broad Down Car Park (Wye National Nature Reserve) walk via the North Downs Way, Folly Town and Great Coombe Manor

Good views and gentle gradients - visitors always welcome

Venue:
Cars to Broad Down Car Park, Wye NNR
Contact:
Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Celtic Prayer

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:30

Celtic Prayer at Wye College Chapel

Third Sunday in every month

Venue:
Wye College Chapel (entry via the Porters' Lodge)
Contact:
United Wye Benefice Office

Wye Arts Association 'A Schoolgirl's War'

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Arts Association

'A Schoolgirl's War'

Speaker Mary Smith

Tickets £5 (£7 for non-members)

Note this talk replaces the published event in the 2019 programme

Venue:
Small Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Tickets - contact Wye Arts committee members, or Ticketyboo

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walk starts from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00

Sign and Rhyme, with Storytime, Singing and Signing

10.00 - 10.30 Free event for under 5s during school term time

Venue:
Wye Library
Contact:
Wye Library

WEA Music Appreciation Course - START

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00

WEA Music Appreciation Class

Spring term: "Vaughan Williams(1872-1958) the man and musician

Tuesday afternoons from 22nd January - 2nd April in the Methodist Hall

14.00 - 16.00 Fee £86

To enrol contact WEA 0300 303 3464

Note Change of Venue:

Not the Latin School, High Street, Wye

Venue:
The Methodist Hall, Wye
Contact:
Margaret Newman

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Places increased to 25 to meet demand.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920
KALC Training - Trust and Charity Law Workshop

KALC Training - Trust and Charity Law Workshop

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:00

KALC Training - Trust and Charity Law Workshop

An introduction to best practice

Registration from 13.00 - 16.30

Agenda (to be confirmed)

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, 12 Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
KALC
KALC Area Committee

KALC Area Committee

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:00

Agenda (main items)

May local elections – raising awareness and engaging with potential councillors

Local Plan – update

Committee Reports

Joint Transportation Board

Joint Parishes Traffic Committee

Venue:
Civic Centre, Ashford
Contact:
Wye PC / KALC representative)

Options Club

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey
Extraordinary Parish Council

Extraordinary Parish Council

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:15

Extraordinary Parish Council meeting

19.15

(This meeting of the full council will replace the Resources and General Purposes Committee meeting)

Venue:
Wye Small Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Talk Time

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519
KALC Training

KALC Training

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 09:00

KALC Training The Dynamic Councillor

09.30 - 12.30 (Registration from 09.00)

Training modules C101 and C102

A three hour morning module aimed at new councillors or those requiring a refresher.

Venue:
Herne Community Centre School Lane, Herne, Herne Bay CT6 7AP
Contact:
KALC

Community Ceilidh

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 18:30

Community Ceilidh

18.30 21.30

Music by the Climax Ceilidh Band

Scottish nibbles | bring your own drinks

Advance tickets only | Adults £10 | Family £25

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
Benefice Office

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walk starts from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:00

Sign and Rhyme, with Storytime, Singing and Signing

10.00 - 10.30 Free event for under 5s during school term time

Venue:
Wye Library
Contact:
Wye Library

WEA Music Appreciation Course

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:00

WEA Music Appreciation Class

Spring term: "Vaughan Williams(1872-1958) the man and musician

Tuesday afternoons from 22nd January - 2nd April in the Methodist Hall

14.00 - 16.00 Fee £86 To enrol contact WEA 0300 303 3464

Note Change of Venue: Not the Latin School, High Street, Wye

Venue:
The Methodist Hall, Wye
Contact:
Margaret Newman

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Places increased to 25 to meet demand.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

Options Club

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey

Talk Time

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519
Wye Farmers' Market

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: The History of Wye College Chapel

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)
Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 14:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Details to follow

14.00 start

Visitors always welcome

Venue:
Details to follow
Contact:
Wye Footpaths Preservation Society