Long Bennington Gardening Club Spring Show – Saturday 25th March 2023
The Show is a celebration of the beginning of the Gardening year and is free for all the enter.
Doors open at 9am until 11am for entries to be staged by anyone who would like to have a go!
There are lots of classes to enter including spring flowers, pot plants and flower arrangements. Look on the website early March for full details.
Doors open again to all to visit from 3pm after the judging has taken place to view the lovely results – and there will be cakes and hot drinks on sale too.
The presentation of the awards will be around 3.45pm
Eclectic Soul Sunday – Sunday 26th March 2023
We are 3 Vinyl Soul DJs with many years experience of different types of soul music between us; Avril Kesteven, Martin Edwards and Tony McAllister.
As the the title suggests we will be playing different genres of soul, from R&B to 100mph Northern Soul. Classics mixed with underplayed and modern.
This month we are pleased to announce our Guest DJ is Kev Such, well known in Cambridgeshire and and Northants, he will be bringing his fabulous mix to our decks.
We look forward to seeing you at Long Bennington for 5 hours of great music.
Long Bennington Twinning Association – Saturday 1st April 2023
An evening of live music and dance, open to everyone with tickets costing £10 – doors and bar open at 7pm.
Food available from Gourmazin with their delicious menu, a well stocked bar and a raffle with a variety of prizes.
The local band ALL2PLAY4 will be playing songs you will know from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s,90’s and 00’s.
Following a number of successful LB Twinning Association music events in recent years this will be another night to sing, dance and enjoy.
Book a table and bring your friends. This event is open to everyone and everyone can enjoy a fun night in our village.
Tickets from Ian Askew 01400 282712, Kim Roberts 01400 664677, Anne Laine 01400 282928 and David Barnett 01400 282571
KIng Charles III Coronation – Saturday 6th May 2023
Details are yet to be finalised, but there will be cakes, tea and coffee and a bar to accompany the Coronation events being shown on a large screen.
There will be stalls and entertainment – so we look forward to seeing you there. Watch out for posters, Facebook updates and this website nearer the time.
Anyone interested in running a stall or contributing to the entertainment is invited to contact the Village Hall Management Committee
Long Bennington Art Group Exhibition – Saturday 27 May 2023
Long Bennington Art Group are hosting an art exhibition on Saturday 27 May 2023 from 11 am until 4 pm. Come along to meet the artists and browse our variety of paintings and art work that will be available to purchase, and relax with a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits or cake.
We look forward to seeing you
An evening with Nottingham Forest Legend John McGovern – Saturday 3rd June 2023
John McGovern is most famous for captaining the Nottingham Forest side that won the European Cup twice under the management of Brian Clough.
This exclusive show will see a live and unscripted interview with John where he will tell all about the behind the scenes of Nottingham Forest and his iconic career, with highs and lows both on and off the pitch.
This Superstar Speakers show is the first one to land in Long Bennington and hopefully the first of many more to follow!
Full details and tickets available here
Jazz in the Village – Friday 16th June 2023
Our next performance is from a Scottish duo on tour during 2023, whom we are delighted to welcome to the Village Hall.
Ian Millar and Dominic Spencer are unique in the UK Jazz community taking their blend of melodic jazz standards and original compositions to rural communities all over the UK.
They use programmable lighting and bottle lights to create a wonderful intimate atmosphere for the music.
Tickets are £12 in advance and £14 on the door. More on the event here