Welcome to the Withiel Village website

This website is for the people of Withiel, St Wenn and neighbouring communities. Please send any information, news and pictures to info@withiel.com or simoncoy@withiel.com. We welcome feedback

If you have an event for the diary, send date, time and a brief description to jobrackenbury@btconnect.com.

It’s back!

It’s Panto Time again and rehearsals are in full swing. Buy your tickets for KING ARTHUR from ruthernvalleyplayers.co.uk Performances October 20, 21 and 22

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Withiel Garden Show 2022

It was great to see the Garden Show back after a three-year absence following COVID. Bridget, Charlotte, families and helpers staged a very professional garden show which was well attended…

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St Wenn Pop Up Pub

The next St Wenn pop-up pub night is in St Wenn village hall on Friday October 7, 6.30pm-11pm

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Book of condolence

A Book of Condolence  for Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a joint initiative of Withiel Parish Council and Withiel Parochial Church Council, was opened on Friday 9th September and…

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Queen Elizabeth

On the passing of Queen Elizabeth

Withiel Parish is greatly saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022 We would like to acknowledged her irreplaceable…

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From Withiel Parish Council

It is with great sadness that the Withiel Parish Council learnt of the death of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the residents of Withiel, my fellow…

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Cream Tea Sunday

August’s Cream Tea event was organised by the Withiel Village Hall Social Group in aid of the Bodmin Memory Cafe and carer support group; the Maureen Lloyd Music Group; and…

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Withiel Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.30am-12 noon The weekly drop-in Toddler Group run by Wendy Symons is a hit with both children and parents. Babies and their older siblings are all catered for (up…

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Bishop’s Move

The Bishop of St Germans took services at St Wenn and Withiel on Sunday, August 14, 2022. “For the first time in many years, we have a Bishop preaching at…

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Listen to the Moon

This book by Michael Morpurgo, set on Bryher, prompted a lively Second Circle discussion about World War I, the nature of the enemy and the importance of family and friends.…

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Return of the Fete

It drizzled a bit but nobody cared. The village fete was back for the first time since 2019 and the hall was full. Opened by Mr Tony Liddicoat and organised…

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Village Hall back in business

The Hall Social Group is firing on all cylinders. Here’s a taster of what’s coming up: Sunday 14th August 2-4:30pm Cream Tea supporting local memory and dementia charities. Saturday 3rd September Withiel…

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Cricket: Withiel v St Wenn

After a dismal morning the sun shone, there was a good crowd and everyone had a lovely afternoon. The match was fiercely contested but St Wenn bowled well and were…

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Jubilee Weekend round-up

Jo Trudgian writes: As I sit writing this article, I am reminded of the various letters, cards, texts and messages thanking me for co-ordinating the St Wenn & Withiel Jubilee…

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Royal teamwork

Dance the Decades over the Jubilee weekend was a great example of what can be achieved when people pull together. Jo Trudgian, one of the Jubilee celebrations team, says: “Shame…

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A cracking fry-up

The Goad men of St Wenn fried more than 150 eggs – and many stacks of pancakes – for the Great British Breakfast on Saturday. Organised by the Friends of…

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Jubilee planters

Thanks to all who bought one of Rob’s Jubilee planters. A further £245 was raised for the church

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Crowning glory

1st prize in the Jubilee Cake Decorating competition went to Sue Bowden for a glorious entry

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Jubilee walk

The rain held off on Saturday morning as dozens of villagers walked from Withiel to St Wenn along a sign-posted route that was new to most. It was uphill towards…

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