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Winter Fair in support of the Balsam Centre

Added by Admin on October 2, 2021 at 17:34 — No Comments

Calendar - October

For those of you who bought a village calendar and have turned to October:  You may have noticed a Gremlin got into the printing and jumbled the dates.

Here is a replacement sheet to print out. Oct dates


Added by geoff parcell on October 2, 2021 at 13:15 — No Comments

Thank you

A huge “Thank you” from St Michael’s Church to everyone who so generously contributed to our Harvest event on Sunday, from decorating the church, setting up, providing food, cooking, serving, eating, or just plain spending money, and then clearing away at the end.  It was an enormous success and of course we must not forget the blessing of perfect weather too.  

We raised £293.37 from church, auction and gift aid donations which will be donated to the Royal Agricultural…


Added by Helen Marley on October 1, 2021 at 8:46 — No Comments

HAVE YOUR SAY ! Informal Village Meeting with the Parish Council

Biodiversity - 41% of UK species are declining and one in 10 is threatened with extinction. - State of Nature Report 2019…


Added by Jane A on September 19, 2021 at 16:58 — No Comments

Fete accounts

Fete Accounts

Added by Admin on September 9, 2021 at 9:55 — No Comments

Pen Pub now accepts contactless card payments!

Moray Firth Tours &amp; Transport on Twitter: &quot;Card payments accepted via @sumup pay you trip with no hassle #Birthday #Parties #Anniversary #Moray #PrivateHire #Chauffeur #Tours… <a href=

Added by Robert Backus on September 3, 2021 at 17:00 — No Comments

The Black Bin Cafe

The Black Bin Cafe will be open this Friday September 3rd 10.30-12.30.


Added by Jenny Steadman on August 30, 2021 at 13:06 — No Comments

Harvest Festival

Note:  Charles number is 01747 840377

Added by Admin on August 29, 2021 at 17:00 — No Comments

Oil Buying Group

See this seasons dates and the rules here

New members welcome.

Added by geoff parcell on August 23, 2021 at 19:05 — No Comments

Update on Pen Teas at the Fete - Saturday 14 August

Final preparations are underway for Pen Selwood’s 66th Traditional Fete this Saturday afternoon.  Everything is organised and run by the villagers themselves, apart from the provision of the free entertainment for the children who attend ~ this year the chance to try as many different Circus Skills as they wish.

This year, Fete visitors will find the Pen Teas in a marquee located behind the Village Hall in the  Churchyard.  This is to provide better ventilation and spacing to keep…


Added by Stella Parcell on August 12, 2021 at 23:24 — No Comments

Village Fete - Bottle Stall Tombola

If anyone is venturing to the Pub Night tomorrow Friday 6th August) at the Village Hall who would still like to make a contribution to the bottle stall for the fete, please bring your donation along and it will be gratefully collected.

Leigh & Liz (Pits Farm)

Added by Leigh &amp; Liz Newton on August 5, 2021 at 17:21 — No Comments

Pen Pub - HAPPY HOUR ! Friday 6 August

We plan to re-open on the 1st Friday of August (6th) so note it in your diary and do come along between 1930-2230. Happy Hour 1930-2030. All are welcome; we will follow all Covid regulations & we'll provide outside seating if the weather is good.  Cash only (but fantastic local prices).  We don't usually have a Pen Pub in August but because the Fete has been postponed 1 week this rare opportunity is too good to miss!  Come along and finally catch up…


Added by Robert Backus on August 4, 2021 at 8:54 — No Comments

The Black Bin Cafe open Friday

The weather looks like it will stay dry for this Friday morning, So The Black Bin Cafe will be open 10.30-12.30  Friday 6th.

Tables outside so maybe bring a jacket!

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on August 2, 2021 at 15:49 — No Comments

Get Ready for the 66th Pen Selwood Fete

Added by Tony Harrison on August 2, 2021 at 10:15 — No Comments

Black Bin Open

The weather looks fine so we will open the Black Bin Cafe this Friday 10.30-12.30. Hope to see everyone.

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on July 19, 2021 at 7:28 — No Comments

Black Bin Cafe reopens.

Black Bin Cafe reopening.

The Black Bin Cafe will open again at long last on Friday 23rd of July, 10.30-12.30.

As numbers of Covid cases are still going up we will be putting in measures to keep us all as safe as possible.

This will mean that the cafe will only open on dry days through to September and most of the seating will be outside either in the churchyard or the grassy area by the hall.  In…


Added by Jenny Steadman on July 16, 2021 at 10:42 — No Comments


PLEASE NOTE: The CAT bus is operating, albeit a reduced daily service during the COVID pandemic (including lockdowns). Social distancing rules apply and passengers must wear face masks. We hope to resume a full service as soon as restrictions are lifted by the government. For bookings telephone: 01963 33864 as usual.

Added by geoff parcell on July 11, 2021 at 16:00 — No Comments

Planned open evening about bellringing

The open evening planned for Monday 12th July has to be postponed as we cannot start ringing again yet. We will set a new date when Covid regulations permit.

Bruce Bower


Added by Bruce Bower on June 24, 2021 at 19:12 — No Comments

Hosting International Students for Pippa's Guardians

Dear people of Penselwood, 

I moved here just before Christmas and in my professional capacity as an educational guardian, I am looking for host families who are interested in looking after international students who are at local boarding schools in Bruton, Wells and Sherborne. I wonder if you can help me? If you are interested, please let me know and I can arrange to speak to you.

Below is an article about hosting and what it entails and here is our website with more…


Added by Elaine Kitt on June 23, 2021 at 17:25 — No Comments

Village Fete

Added by Tony Harrison on June 22, 2021 at 17:47 — No Comments

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