Moonrise Kingdom to be screened in Beer amd other news


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Beer Film Society’s last screening before they break for summer is Moonrise Kingdom, which starts at 7.30pm on Sunday. Read this and more.

FESTIVAL TICKETS: Tickets for the inaugural Branscombe Festival are now on sale, giving music fans the chance to see opera, jazz and classical styles in the village hall and church. Organisers hope to host the final show on the beach.

The weekend runs from July 26 to 28.


RANGER WALK: The National Trust head ranger for East Devon is leading a walk around Branscombe on Sunday (July 14) to show people the work the organisation does and the sites it manages.

Pete Blyth will be meeting visitors at the NT car park next to the Forge at 10am.

Wear suitable clothing and footwear as the paths may be muddy and will include some hills.

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Call 01297 680507 for details.


BINGO: Eyes down for bingo at Beer Social Club is at 8pm today (Saturday).


BEER IN BRANSCOMBE: The Masons Arms in Branscombe is hosting a festival of drinks and live music next weekend (July 19 to 21).

There will be 24 real ales and six ciders to try, and performances from the likes of Real World, a rock cover band, and some acoustic sessions.


FREE GIVING: Online shoppers can benefit Beer Primary School for free if they go through

The website is a not-for-profit social enterprise that generates free cash donations whenever purchases are made online.

Participating shops include Amazon,, John Lewis, eBay, Sainsbury’s and Next.


MOVIE TIME: Beer Film Society’s last screening before they break for summer is Moonrise Kingdom, which starts at 7.30pm on Sunday. The movie is from director Wes Anderson, whose previous works include The Royal Tenenbaums and Darjeeling Limited. Tickets are £3.50 for members or £5 for non-members.


ORGAN SHOW: Trevor Bolshaw will be taking to the Wurlitzer organ in Beer Congregational Church today (Saturday) from 2pm.

Admission is £6 and includes interval refreshments.


FLOWER FESTIVAL: St Michael’s Church is holding a Joseph and His Coat of Many Colours-themed flower festival from today (Saturday) until Monday. It will be open from 10am until 6pm each day.

The Mariners’ Hall is holding a coffee morning from 10am tomorrow, and on Sunday and Monday there will be light refreshments in the church from 10am.

Then, at 8pm on the final day, the Dolphin is hosting a quiz from 7.30pm.


CREAM TEA: The Beer Group of Friends is hosting a cream tea at the sailing club to raise money for Cancer Research UK from 2pm until 5pm on July 25.

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