Worcestershire Open Studios takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend, giving you the opportunity to view a variety of original works by local artists – details below.
 
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Birlingham Village Hall are organising a barbecue on Sunday 20th August, from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
 
Homemade beef burgers – plain & spicy; homemade sausages; chicken breasts – cajun/tandori/jerk; veggie burgers; grilled halloumi.
With: coleslaw, tomato salad, onion salad, fried onions, salad leaves, rolls and wraps, dressings.
Afters – strawberry roulade. ice cream.
Bring your own wine and beer.
 
£9.00 per person
£4.50 children under 12 years
£27.00 for a family of four.
Cheques payable to Birlingham Village Hall
 
RSVP to June Barke, The Clock House by 10th August.
 
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Angela Fitch writes:
Worcestershire Open Studios comes to Birlingham, August Bank Holiday Weekend at Birlingham Village Hall.
 
13 local artists and photographers will exhibit original work alongside prints, postcards and greetings cards. Opening at 11.00am on Saturday 26th August, the three-day exhibition is a collection of some of the finest works from across the county. Meet the artists, watch demonstrations and find out what makes a creative mind tick!
 
Entry is free and homemade light refreshments will be available.
Opening hours: Saturday & Sunday 11.00am – 6.00pm, Bank Holiday Monday 11.00am – 4.00pm.
 
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Caryl Mills writes:
Birlingham Flower & Produce Show is taking place on Saturday 2nd September 2017 on the Cricket Pitch.
 
As in previous years we would like to offer any local traders the opportunity to have a stall either to advertise or to sell their wares. We will not be charging a stall fee but stallholders will need to provide their own table and shelter in case of bad weather. 
 
We are also looking for volunteers to help on the day. Support is required to take money on the gate, make and sell teas, sell raffle tickets, and set up and take down marquees and tables. If you can offer support or you would like to set up a stall please contact info@birlinghamshow.co.uk.
 
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Adrianne Woodward writes:
The Friends of St James are hosting refreshments in the Village Hall on Sunday 3rd September after the Harvest Service, which starts at 3.00pm.
 
Friends old, new and those with an interest are invited to come along to the service and/or the refreshments to celebrate Harvest.
 
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The Police wish to make residents aware that they have received a number of reports recently regarding attempted thefts from garages and sheds in Birlingham. The offences took place in Lower End and Broadway Road. A number plate was also removed from a vehicle in Church Street overnight.
 
Please check your sheds and garages and report any incidents/thefts via 101. If anyone has any information regarding the thefts can they please also ring 101 or email pershorerural.snt@westmercia.pnn.police.uk.
 
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The following planning applications have been determined by Wychavon District Council:
  • The Old Stables, Upper End: Conversion of building to one dwelling – Amendment to approved scheme W/14/02266/CU (Case No. 17/00945). Approved. Full details and conditions/reasons for refusal can be viewed on the Wychavon DC website at https://plan.wychavon.gov.uk/plandisp.aspx?recno=91325.
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