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News & Events

Keep up-to-date with news and events in Walbottle Village.

Listed below are news articles and events in Walbottle Village. If you would like to suggest or submit a news article or an upcoming event please email us or complete the form on the contact page. You look forward to hearing from you.

Pie and Peas Supper Night

Pie & Peas Supper and Film Night Posted: 8 February 2024

Join us for a Pie & Peas Supper while we watch the 1971 classic film Dad's Army, on the big screen on Saturday 6th April, 5:30pm for a 6pm start at Walbottle Village Institute.

Tickets are £6 per person with proceeds going to help fund our 6th and 9th June D-Day Anniversary events.

To book tickets please complete the online form or, alternatively, call 07361 724 677.

With a maximum capacity of 36 people, tickets will be distributed on a 'first come, first served' basis, so place your orders soon.

We look forward to seeing you there!

D-Day 2024 events at Walbottle

D-DAY Anniversary Events 2024 Posted: 25 January 2024

June 6th 2024 marks the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy and will be commemorated and celebrated across the country.

We will be holding two events in Walbottle Village at the village institute and on the green, all are welcome. We will be commemorating and celebrating the heroic actions undertaken by British and ally troops in the air, on land and at sea during D-Day.

COMMEMORATION EVENT • Thursday 6 June, 7:30pm – 10:00pm

We will be providing a fish and chip supper in the village institute for a small donation of £2. If you would like a fish and chips voucher click here to complete the online order form.

Evening events include lighting the beacon and the D-Day proclamation read by our town crier, a piper and community singing led by Walbottle Choir.

CELEBRATION EVENT • Sunday 9th June, 12.00pm – 4:30pm

The Sunday event will include a marquee, photo booth with World War II props, a display of maps and audio recordings, food and drinks, face painting, kids activities and more…

Everyone is welcome to both events and we look forward to seeing you.

Walbottle Residents meeting

Residents meeting Posted: 19 January 2024

Tuesday 23 Jan, 19:30 in the Village Institute. View the agenda

Walbottle Food Bank Collection

Food Bank Collection Posted: 7 January 2024

Sunday 7 April, 10:30 to 12:00 in the Village Institute.

D-Day 2024 Open Meeting

D-Day Open Meeting Posted: 5 January 2024

Wednesday 10 January , 7:00pm in the Village Institute.

This meeting will be held at the Village Institute at 7pm on 10 January. All welcome.

Walbottle Food Bank Collection

Food Bank Collection Posted: 5 January 2024

Sunday 7 January, 10:30 to 12:00 in the Village Institute.

FOOD DONATED:

30 packs pasta, 12 cooking rice with a further, 4 rice packs, 10 pot noodles, 8 noodle packs, 8 spaghetti, 9 tins of meat, 20 tins of tuna, 27 tins of beans, 29 sauces, pulses/peas, 12 cereals, 19 Tins of soup, spaghetti, veg, 8 coffee and tea packs, 6 breads, 2 fajita kits, 12 milk, 17 tinned fruit/ desserts, and lots lots more. Thank you.

Walbottle Choir

Walbottle Choir Posted: 6 October 2023

Meeting every Monday excluding bank holidays in the Village Institute at 7:30pm for an hour. £2 per session.

Newsletters

You can download or view a PDF of previous editions of our printed newsletter Walbottle Village News by clicking on the relevant links below.

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We would also like to encourage residents to contact the WVT&RA with their stories, articles or news about Walbottle Village life, past and present, which we can share with the community in our newsletter and on this website. Please contact us by email or completing the form on the contact page.

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