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Welcome to the Chideock and Seatown Community Website. This website belongs to ‘the community’ and is all about Chideock, North Chideock and Seatown. We hope these pages will be of interest to both local residents and visitors to our village.

Chideock is an amazingly busy village with lots of groups that anyone can join and lots of entertainment and events that are happening so please take your time to look through our website – not forgetting our stunning Photo Galleries.

If you are a visitor to this beautiful part of West Dorset please check out our Accommodation Guide.

  • Chideock Community Café Held in Chideock Village Hall

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    Chideock Community Café

    Held in Chideock Village Hall

     

    FRIDAY 23rd February 2024

    From 2.30pm until 4.30pm

    Come along with friends or meet some new ones.

    Everyone is welcome

    Tea/Coffee & Cakes/biscuits available

    We look forward to seeing you!!

     

    This is not a fund raising event

     

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  • PANCAKES ON SHROVE TUESDAY IN THE VILLAGE HALL.

    The Friends of St Giles Church
    Invite you to come and join us for Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday
    13th February 2024 10.00 am until 12 noon
    at the Chideock Village Hall
    Good coffee or tea and two 2 pancakes per person.

    £5 on the door.            Raffle.

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  • RIVER WINNIFORD ACTION GROUP – PUBLIC MEETING
  • FILM NIGHT FOR FEBRUARY FEATURES ‘UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY

    CHIDEOCK HALL FILM NIGHT

     

    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry-Trailer, reviews & more - Pathé

    Tuesday 20th February. 7.00pm for 7.30pm

    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

    Mild-mannered pensioner Harold Fry (Jim Broadbent) takes a stroll to the postbox one bright Devon morning. But for some reason he can’t bring himself to post the letter. It’s just a few stunted lines on headed notepaper, a reply to his old friend and former work colleague Queenie (Linda Bassett), who, he learned recently, has terminal cancer. Then a chance encounter in a petrol station gives Harold a new purpose: he decides to walk from Devon to Berwick-upon-Tweed, where Queenie is receiving palliative care in a hospice. It’s an act of faith: he believes that by plodding through the B-roads of rural Britain he can save her life. His wife, Maureen (Penelope Wilton), hurt and confused by her husband’s abandonment, vacuums despondently.  This politely unassuming little film builds into a wrenching examination of grief, guilt and eventual closure.

    £5.00 Entry – cash or card payments accepted which includes free Tea/Coffee & Popcorn

    Wine by glass or bottle, beer, cider & choc ices on sale during interval.

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  • CHIDEOCK NEWS – FEBRUARY 2024

    Chideock News

    Here’s the February 2024 Chideock News.

    Chideock News February 2024

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  • ATTENTION ALL CLASSIC CAR OWNERS AND ENTHUSIASTS. Book your space now!

    AFTER THE SUCESS OF OUR FIRST CLASSIC CAR SHOW IN 2023 with nearly thirty cars and motorbikes ‘on show’ –  WE HAVE BEEN ASKED IF ANOTHER ONE CAN BE ORGANISED FOR THIS YEAR.

     

    CLASSIC CAR SHOW

     

    THE FRIENDS OF CLAPPS MEAD     CLASSIC CAR SHOW

    On the Clapps Mead Playing Field, Mill Lane.

    Sunday 12th May 2024

    (Cars will be invited to the field after 9.00am)

    The SHOW will start at 12.00 noon.

    If you have a Classic Car you would like to ‘show’ please contact either Anna Dunn on 01297 489242 or annachideockhouse@yahoo.co.uk or Lyn Crisp on 01297 489098 or lyncrisp@chideockandseatown.co.uk

    We will need to know ‘exact’ numbers for the day!

    Refreshments, BBQ will be available.

    For all you car enthusiasts out there make a note of the date in your Diary to view these wonderful cars.

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  • WEST DORSET FORAGER WHOLE DAY EXPERIENCES

    WEST DORSET FORAGER

    Beach Seatown

    Beach Seatown

    Whole day experiences for the
    adventurous family and people alike
    The day will be based in and around Seatown, Chideock, Charmouth, Lyme Regis and beyond.
    The experience will be muddy, wet and lots of fun! You will get to safely hold sea creatures.
    Get up and close with large Lobsters, Crabs and Sharks in their natural environment.
    I have 37 years of experience catching and searching for these wonderful creatures amongst the rocks and seaweeds.
    “Selfie with a Sea Creature”
    Learn to target specific predatory fish with private tuition (Baits, tackle, location and weather)
    Fossil hunting is also a part of these exciting days.
    We will also be taking to the woods in search of Fabulous Fungi, Bugs, Slugs any signs of life really;
    Climbing, Rambling and Rooting Around.
    Enjoy Succulent Seafood on the beach, away from the crowds in perfect surroundings (additional cost per person)
    Why not treat your family and friends to an experience they won’t forget.
    All experiences are based around the
    Full Moon Phases
    Average 5-6 hrs
    Experiences done between the following dates in 2024

    Full Moon phases for 2024 * January 25th – Wolf Moon (tours 24-29th) * February 24th -Snow Moon(tours 23-29th) * March 25th – Worm Moon(tours 23-29th) * April 23 – Pink Moon (tours 21-28th) * May 23 – Flower Moon (tours 22-27th) * June 22 – Strawberry Moon (tours 22-29th) * July 21 – Buck Moon (tours 20-28th) * August 19 – Sturgeon Moon (tours 17-25th) * September 17 – Harvest Moon (tours 16-23rd) * October 17 – Hunters Moon (15-22nd) * November 15 – Beaver Moon (14-19th) * December 15 – Hail Moon (14-18th)
    I will also be out on the reef at night during these phases if you would like to join in.
    This is an extremely exciting opportunity to view Sea Creatures as they go about their feeding.
    We can also observe the bio illumination of various plants and creatures. (Only for the extremely adventurous)
    This will Involve head torches on slippery surfaces in amongst rocks, deep rock pools and boulders.
    Times and locations will be confirmed after payment completion.
    Fully insured. Vouchers available. Catch you soon!
    Chris Gasson 07875 959120
    Email: chris.gasson@hotmail.co.uk also on
    Instagram, Facebook and YouTube @westdorsetforager

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  • THANK YOU
  • CHIDEOCK NEWS – DECEMBER 2023

    Chideock News

    Here’s the December 2023 Chideock News.

    Chideock News December 2023

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  • TRY SHORT MAT BOWLS ON THURSDAY evenings in the village hall

    Short Mat Bowls UK | Reasons to Play | BowlsWorldAfter a popular Tasting Session the Village Hall have now arranged for Short Mat Bowls on a Thursday Evening in the village hall.  7pm to 9pm. Please wear trainers or similar. Please contact Paul at email: vh@gmail.com

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