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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Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 26 Feb 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, 26 Feb 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, 26 Feb 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 Flood Working Group

Wye Flood Working Group

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group

19.00

Briefing and Q& A for new volunteers

Venue:
Thomas Berry
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 27 Feb 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
Election Briefing

Election Briefing

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:30

Election Briefing for parish clerks and election candidates regarding the 2nd May 2019 ward and parish elections.

Please contact the Parish Clerk for more details via the hot link above

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye Singers

Wye Singers

Wed, 27 Feb 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, 28 Feb 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, 28 Feb 2019 19:15

Extraordinary Parish Council meeting

Venue:
Brook Agricultural Museum
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2019-0228 Extraordinary Council (PDF, 242 Kb)

Talk Time

Fri, 01 Mar 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 Mar 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 Mar 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 Mar 2019 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: Photo portraits and biographies of Wye College staff

(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)

HMS Pinafore

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 19:30

HMS Pinafore

19.30

A concert in aid of Demelza House and Jessie's Fund

Tickets £12 concessions £10

Folkestone and Hythe Operatic and Dramatic Society

Venue:
The Towe Theatre, North Road, Shorncliffe, Folkestone CT20 3HL
Contact:
Box Office 01303 223925
No trains through Wye - replacement bus service

No trains through Wye - replacement bus service

Sun, 03 Mar 2019

Planned Engineering Works.

Southeastern Trains is operating a replacement bus service all day between Ramsgate and Ashford International on Sunday 3rd March 2019.

Please check your journey times with National Rail Enquiries

Venue:
Wye level crossing
Contact:
Network Rail

Shrove Tuesday

Tue, 05 Mar 2019

Shrove Tuesday | Pancake Day

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 05 Mar 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, 05 Mar 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

Pancake Party

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:15

Pancake Party

15.15 - 16.30

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
Lucy Carvill

Chalk Grassland Restoration - conservation volunteering event

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:00

Chalk Grassland Restoration - volunteering event

10.00

Chalk grassland restoration management work for some of the rare wildflowers that occur at Cheriton Hill and also to improve the network of paths throughout the site.

MEET: By the bollards at the top of the old Castle Hill road, junction of Crete Road West, Folkestone CT18 7AB (TR 213 382).

Venue:
Cheriton Hill
Contact:
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (07734 77380)

Woodland Management - conservation volunteering event

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:00

Woodland management - conservation volunteering event

10.00 - 16.00

Woodland management Great Stour Meadow

Givaudan, Willesborough Road, Kennington Ashford TN24 0LT

Venue:
Givaudan, Willesborough Road, Kennington Ashford TN24 0LT
Contact:
.Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership

CPRE Ashford District Committee - Open Meeting

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:00

CPRE Ashford District Committee AGM

12.00 - 13.30

Speaker: Tom Fyans CPRE's National Director of Campaigns and Policy

'Why town centre regeneration matters for CPRE, the countryside charity'

All are welcome for this event – you do not need to belong to CPRE – but do please let CPRE Kent know in advance if you're coming:

Venue:
Ashford picture House, Function Room TN23 1AE
Contact:
CPRE Kent - follow link above
Tags: CPRE, AGM
Wye Historical Society AGM

Wye Historical Society AGM

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 19:30

Wye Historical Society AGM

19.30

Followed by the President's Lecture: Some Houses in Church Street

Venue:
Lady Joanna Thornhill School
Contact:
enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk

Options Club

Thu, 07 Mar 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

Wet Grassland Management - conservation volunteering event

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:00

Woodland management - conservation volunteering event

10.00 - 16.00

Managing a wet grassland for wildlife and repairing livestock fences before the cattle return to the marsh

Venue:
Hambrook Marshes, Whitehall Roadm Canterbury CT2
Contact:
Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership
Parish Council

Parish Council

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 19:15

March Parish Council meeting

19.15

Venue:
Wye Small Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Agnostics Anonymous

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 19:30

Agnostics Anonymous

Informal meetings held in the Latin School on the first Thursday of the month. Refreshments are provided.

Follow the link above to the United Wye Benefice website for more information.

Venue:
Latin School, High Street, Wye TN25 5AH
Contact:
Church Office Manager

CiLCA Workshop 1

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:00

CiLCA Preparation Course Workshop 1

10.00 - 13.30

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Talk Time

Fri, 08 Mar 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

Lent Lunch

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 12:30

Join us for lunch and a taste of an end of poverty. Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Christian Aid

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519

Men's Breakfast

Sat, 09 Mar 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

Wye WI

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 19:15

"Of course I remember the sixties"

Music from George Taylor and Peter Claydon

Venue:
Small Village Hall
Contact:
Visitors welcome

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 12 Mar 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, 12 Mar 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

KCC ABC Joint Transportation Board

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:00

Joint Transportation Board

Agenda (see ABC website)

Venue:
Council Chamber, Civic Centre Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL
Contact:
Danny Sheppard 01233 330349
Magic Evening with Etienne Pradier

Magic Evening with Etienne Pradier

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:00

Etienne Pradier of the Magic Circle

An evening of tricks and surprises!

Performances at 19.00 and 21.00

For details follow the link to the Village Hall website

Wye Village Hall & Recreation Ground Charity (Reg. Charity 302899)

Venue:
Wye Village Hall
Contact:
Tickets from Ticketyboo, or call 01233 813 762

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:00

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

From 13.00

Venue:
Wye Surgery
Contact:
Wye Surgery

Wye Singers

Wed, 13 Mar 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, 14 Mar 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, 14 Mar 2019 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting - agenda to follow

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564
KALC Planning Conference 2019

KALC Planning Conference 2019

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:00

KALC Annual Planning Conference

09.00 - 16.30

Review of the main strategic developments in Kent: what are the main threats and how can Local Councils play a key role in ensuring they are effective stakeholders?

Immigration for Local Councils: we hear a lot about asylum and residency: but what do these highly topical issues mean?

Issues concerning trees and how best Local Councils can develop this valuable resource but also remain legally protected.

Update on available funding opportunities.

The afternoon will include foundation courses P1010 and P111 for Local Councils and provide a comprehensive introduction to the planning system. This will cover development plans, planning applications and appeals, and planning enforcement. The sessions will include several workshop exercises where you will work in groups on practical planning problems

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, 12 Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Talk Time

Fri, 15 Mar 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

Lent Lunch II

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:30

Join us for lunch and a taste of an end of poverty. Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Christian Aid

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 15 Mar 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, 16 Mar 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, 16 Mar 2019 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: Photo portraits and biographies of Wye College staff

(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)

Celtic Prayer

Sun, 17 Mar 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

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 19 Mar 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, 19 Mar 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

ABC Planning Committee

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Options Club

Thu, 21 Mar 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
Resources & GP Committee

Resources & GP Committee

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:15

Meeting of the Resources & General Purposes Committee

Venue:
Wesley Room, Wye Methodist Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2019-0321 Resources (PDF, 349 Kb)

CiLCA Workshop 2

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00

CiLCA Preparation Course Workshop 2

10.00 - 13.30

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Talk Time

Fri, 22 Mar 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

Lent Lunch III

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:30

Join us for lunch and a taste of an end of poverty. Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Christian Aid

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519

Great British Spring Clean

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:00

WYE GROUND FORCE

Village Clean-up

Please take a little time out of your Saturday morning to help spruce-up our lovely village

This is not strenuous work and will be a chance to get some fresh air and have some fun too!

Just come along, all equipment, litter pickers, gloves etc. will be provided

Bring your family and friends along!

Meet at the Methodist Hall at 10am returning
afterwards for some well-earned refreshments

Venue:
Wye Methodist Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Ashford Choral Society

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:30

Ashford Choral Society

Mozart | Requiem

Britten | Rejoice in the Lamb

Isabella Gibber | soprano

David Whitworth | counter-tenor

Alexander Hume | tenor

Adam Jarman | bass

Matthew Raisbeck | organist

Mark Deller | conductor

Tickets £12.00 (under 16s free)

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
Tickets from Wye Newsagents, or on the door

Election purdah starts

Tue, 26 Mar 2019

The date set for local elections will be Thursday 2nd May 2019.

The Electoral Commission has announced that pre-election purdah will begin no later than Tuesday 26th March 2019.

NB. The six week pre election purdah period starts today across the borough of Ashford. The term 'purdah' is in popular use across central and local government to describe the period of time immediately before elections or referendums, when there are specific restrictions on the activities of civil servants, local authorities and other public bodies. The term 'pre-election period' is also used.

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
n/a

Sign and Rhyme

Tue, 26 Mar 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, 26 Mar 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
KALC Area Committee

KALC Area Committee

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 19:00

Agenda (to follow)

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

Options Club

Thu, 28 Mar 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, 29 Mar 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

Lent Lunch IV

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:30

Join us for lunch and a taste of an end of poverty. Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Christian Aid

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Bell ringing lessons: contact John Mansfield

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Mary Lambert 812519

Wye Arts Association - Annual Quiz Night

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 19:00

The 6th Annual Wye Quiz Night

19.00 for a prompt start at 19.30

Teams of up to 8 members maximum | First Prize: 8 bottles of champagne

Please bring your own drinks, glasses and nibbles

£80 per team | Maximum of 16 teams | Teams need to be pre-booked

Venue:
Wye Village Hall
Contact:
Tickets from Tickety Boo

Mothering Sunday

Sun, 31 Mar 2019

Mothering Sunday

(Fourth Sunday in Lent)

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
n/a