Lent Lunches

Lent starts tomorrow, 6 March, and we have a splendid programme of Lent Soup Lunches scheduled in all sorts of different places.  These will all be held between 12 noon and 2.00pm and everyone is welcome to a shared time of good company and excellent home-made soup.  All we ask is that you make a donation in aid of our two chosen charities and, if possible, telephone your hostess beforehand to help with numbers and catering.  This year we are concentrating on small charities who do a wonderful job of helping people with various needs.  The Cart Shed (which we supported last year) is a local organisation based in Norton Canon which supports people who are stressed in various ways, including ex service veterans, by organising outdoor activities and crafts.  The Kitchen Table Charities Trust supports small overseas charities involved in providing clean water and sanitation and the training of midwives and health assistants among other things.

Dates and places are as follows :

Wednesday 6  March, Letton Church (Jill Valentine 01544 327535 or Lesley Overton 01544 327912)

Thursday 14 March, Home Farm, Byford (Maggi Denaro 01981 590333)

Wednesday 20 March, The Orchard (opposite Jarvis Close) Staunton-on-Wye (Hilary Alcock 01981 501157)

Friday 22 March, Weleff, Lyonshall, Kington HR5 3LH (Sarnesfield Ladies, Hilary Havard 07811 247045)

Thursday 4 April, The Cart Shed, Devereux Wootton Farm, Norton Canon (Fay Wrixon 01544 318247)

Tuesday 9 April Sarnesfield Grange (Sophie Plunkett 01544 319225)

Monday 15 April The Salmon, Bridge Sollars (Helen Cotterell 01981 590605)

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