Sidford Playgroup has a picnic plan and other news

Sidford Playgroup is holding a picnic on Thursday, October 4, in celebration of World Animal Day. Read this and more.

ANIMAL PICNIC: Sidford Playgroup is holding a picnic on Thursday, October 4, in celebration of World Animal Day.

Children are invited to take along their favourite stuffed animals to share in a picnic on the playing field in Byes Lane.

The event, from 10.30am, will see the children enjoy organised songs and games, face painting and homemade cake provided by local confectioner Hannah Vicarage. All are welcome.

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MACMILLAN BOOSTER: St Teresa’s Hall in Sidmouth is holding a coffee morning tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to noon, in memory of Hugh O’Donnell, who died in January.

There will be a raffle and cake and book stalls to raise money for the MacMillan cancer charity.

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Entry (�1.50) includes tea and biscuits.

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FLOWER SHOW: Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist Jean Lock will be giving a demonstration at St Francis Hall, Sidmouth, on Wednesday, October 17 at 2pm.

Tickets (�7) are available from Paragon Books or by calling 01395 519188. Proceeds will go to Exeter Hospice.

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COFFEE MORNING: St Peter’s Church Hall in Sidford is adding numbers to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

The Macmillan Cancer Support event is next Saturday, October 6, from 10am to 12pm.

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LEPROSY: The annual meeting of the Leprosy Mission is at the Emmanuel Church in Sidmouth on Wednesday, October 10, at 3pm.

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TIME TEAM: A series of archaeology talks at Kennaway House begins with the South West Maritime Archaeology Group.

The group is presenting its ‘White Slaves, Pirate Gold’ talk on Friday, October 26, at 7.30pm.

Tickets are �5 on the door or from the venue.

Call 01395 515551 for more information.

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