Spetisbury Spetisbury Village


Film in the Hall


From September to April on every second and fourth Thursday come to the Village Hall to watch a film.  We try to ensure a mix of popular and less well-known films with the occasional foreign-language oeuvre also.   Bar at 7.30, film at 8.00.

For more information and a list of films that we will be showing, contact

    Lynne Nicholls 858964    Neil Houghton 857260

Begins 27th September with a blockbuster


Now is the time to become a Friend Of The Festival.  A donation of £20 will provide some start-up funds and will also entitle you and a guest to enjoy the forthcoming season of films.

Pub Quiz


On the first Wednesday of each month (more or less) exercise your grey cells in the Woodpecker.  Sections on science, entertainment, geography, sport and general knowledge. 

Entry costs £2 per person, maximum of 6 to a team.  Funds go to Dorset Air Ambulance and there is wine for the winners.  8 pm start.


Knit n Knatter


Knit n Knatter meets on the first Friday of each month at 10.30am at Marcia's Market - all abilities of knitting & nattering welcome - come & have a cuppa or a coffee & maybe a cake!

Sarah 07745 477 795

The Mackrell Charity Lectures


The lecture series continues with an exciting line up of speakers who will present as follows:

  • Kipling’s India by Andrew Lycett – Saturday 26th January 2019
  • Iran – Land of Great Kings, Shahs and Ayatollahs by John Osbourne – Saturday 16th March 2019

All talks will be take place at 2.30pm in The Old School, Sturminster Marshall.

Tickets are £6 for each talk (to include tea and cake) and can be purchased in advance of the lecture by calling 01258  857528.  All proceeds will go to the Mackrell Charity.

Carol Singing around the Village

Calling men, women, boys and girls!

All voices welcome to join in with well-known Christmas Carols for our traditional

 Spetisbury sing around the village

Friday December 21, meet at Spetisbury Manor at 6.20pm, finishing at

The Woodpecker at approx. 9pm.

Carol sheets provided, bring your own torch

For more details, please call

Sue-Mary Grew           857613

Angela Lauder             857343

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