Evening Auction Sale, Antiques and Collectables, at the Ruishton Inn, Ruishton, Taunton (5 mins Junction 25 M5). Includes - Jewellery, Silver, China & Glass, Copper & Brass, Small Furnishings, Collectables, etc. Sales Commences 6:30 pm PROMPT ...Link
BINGO will be on Wednesday 8th January . Doors open at 7pm and its EYES DOWN at 7.30pm. The SNOWBALL is now £55. (Please note all participants must be over 16 years of age). See Newsletter for more details ...Link
Read our book of the month chosen as a good read, sometimes a seasonal choice i.e. 'A Christmas Carol' or something light and amusing i.e. Garrison Keillor's 'Leaving Home'. Virtual meetings are well attended, so for more information contact Peter, 443160.
Examples of previous books can be found in each newsletter ...Link
Rainbows, Brownies & Guides
Meetings will resume when possible, If you wish to put your daughter's name on any of the waiting lists please contact:
Guides 10-14 years Mon 6.15-7.45 Cath Ellis (442398),
Brownies age 7-10 Fridays 6-7.30 Kay Allen (444426),
Rainbows age 5-7 Mondays 5.15-6.15 Hazel Ellis (412485)
C.A.R.D.S. (Amature Acting Group)
CARDS normally host two shows each year, a Summer Show and a Christmas show in Ruishton
Village Hall, Tickets for 2019 summer show was £12 and included a ploughman’s supper and
dessert. Players were invited to bring their own drinks. Call Joan on 01823 443330
Tuesday Evening between 7pm – 9pm, and Friday Afternoon between 2pm – 4pm we play Carpet Bowls, and socialise with a half time tea/coffee. For further information please Phone: Derek Garrett (Chairman) 01823 442876 or Mavis Skeggs (Treasurer) 01823 442427 ...Link
Various fundraising events are organised throughout the year, these are well attended social events. The Church Fete usually takes place in early June, at the Old Vicarage (opposite the church). For more details, goto the parish chirches website ...Link
Classic Motorcycle Club
The Taunton Classic Motorcycle Club meet at the Ruishton Inn on the last Thursday of the month. If you have and interest in motorcycles then come along to a meeting. You can contact the events co-ordinator Rob Clark on 07948202496.
Companion Dog Show
This takes place on village day, in the main field. Taunton and District Canine Association run the event. Judging starts at 2.00pm approx.
All breeds of dogs welcome but must be older than 6 months.
The Flower Show takes place in July, as part of the annual Village Day celibrations. Prizes can be won across the seven sections which comprise of over 100 classes. If you would like to join the team, or would like to chat to someone about the flowershow contact Mike Marshall (Chairman) 01823 442294.
Cubs, Brownies, Guides & Scouts
Girlguiding in Ruishton: We meet at the village hall, all girls are welcome to come. We take part in a huge range of activities, develop skills, share experiences, make new friends.
Rainbows, aged 5-7 years. Mondays 5.15 – 6.15pm. (Hazel Ellis 01823412485)
Brownies, aged 7-10 years. Fridays (Kay Allen 01823444426)
Guides, 10-14 years. Mondays 6.15 – 7.45pm. (Cath Ellis 01823442398)
Rangers 14-18 years. Variable evenings, 7 – 8.30pm, meetings led by the girls with adult support.
(example) HEALTH WALKS FOR JUNE (2019) PLEASE NOTE that there will be only ONE health walk in June. This will be on June 5th from Creech Canal car park at the usual time of 10.30 am. Dogs welcome but must be kept on leads. For more information please contact Pat Pike on 442609 or Andy Smith on 444815
Held in the Village Hall, you are invited to Come and test your skills against our quiz master. Details in the Newsletter ...Link
(example) Our next VILLAGE HALL QUIZ will be on Saturday December 7th (2019) at 7.30pm so wonder what will be sprung on us this time especially with Christmas coming up. Mike Marshall is our quiz master. £2 per person, tables of 4. Bring your own drinks, coffee and tea and some snacks will be available to buy at half time.
R.A.T.S. (Ruishton Artists in TexStyles)
(example) We are a group of craft enthusiasts who work with fabric and thread. We are now meeting on the 3rd Mon of each month 10.00a.m. - 3.00p.m. in the Village Hall meeting room. For more information about our regular meetings ring Lydia (444982)
(example) All last year’s stall holders have been contacted and are coming again, plus we have some new stalls. If you would like a stall please give me a ring. We have a problem that Alan who does the inflatable equipment has hurt his back and cannot come this year, very disappointing as this leaves an empty area, if any one has ideas for a replacement then it must have its own insurance as our insurance will only cover normal activities and not bouncy castles etc. Thanks to our sponsors Roy Bulgin Ruishton, Paul of the Carpet Shop Ilminster and Scott & Karl of S&K Windows Ltd. John Elston 442568.
(example) The WHIST drive will be on Wednesday 26th June at 7.30.