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. We welcome feedback

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

News and Views, our parish magazine, is produced monthly by Ted and Jenny Pentland. The latest editions are a click away in the column to the right, earlier issues are available via the pull-down menu above

House!

Bingo evening on Saturday 25th May, staged by the Withiel Village Hall Social Group A very enjoyable evening was had by all, with the audience joining in with the “legs…

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Introducing The Bard

The Ruthern Valley Players are delighted to be organising a collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company, who will be helping them to arrange a series of ‘Introduction to Shakespeare Workshops for children…

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Withiel WI open meeting

Kerensa Beer-Robson will present a talk about slavery in Cornwall on Friday June 14 at 7.15pm, in Withiel village hall. If anyone is interested to come along you will be…

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Spring craft fair

Withiel spring craft fair has become a popular event with both crafters and visitors and on Saturday 13th April the hall was busy at 8.30am as people were turning up…

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Striding out

Without having a firm plan to do so, it seems that I am now walking the Tamar Way coast to coastpath from Cremyll on the south coast following the Tamar…

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WI at Wheal Martyn

Withiel WI went to Wheal Martyn museum recently and enjoyed a very interesting guided tour. Despite the heavy drizzle we were taken along the wooded trails and saw the water…

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Days out, all welcome

Withiel WI is organising extra days out and trips within Cornwall and sometimes we have space to include a few more people so it has been agreed to invite people…

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Withiel WI

For our February meeting we welcomed Ben Jobes a police dog handler who joined the force in 2007 before applying to become a dog handler in 2014. He gave us…

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Striding out

The cold spell in January was welcome and provided a good opportunity for walking, so off we went to Cremyll on the opposite side of the Tamar to Plymouth. It…

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Withiel WI

It was good to meet again after the Christmas and New Year break and our first speaker of the year was member Angie Richardson who for over 20 years has…

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Striding out: Holywell Bay

Leaving home in the dark is fine at certain times of the year when it doesn’t require getting out of bed at some ungodly hour and still being able to…

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Tony Liddicoat

Tony, who did so much for Withiel, died on 12th December 2023. He will be greatly missed. Darling husband of the late Catherine, loving dad of Nigel (deceased) and Joanne,…

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Striding Out

A recent WI outing to Penzance (see right) brought to mind the same journey I did the year before, when I came down with a friend and, without calling into…

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Withiel WI takes a dip

WI member, Judy Lobb, has taken on the task of organising outings and events to get other members enjoying days out in Cornwall. In November six ladies signed up to…

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Craft Fayre

Withiel hall was buzzing when the Craft Fayre took place, there were over 20 stalls full of a diverse range of quality goods on offer for people to start their…

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Full house!

Last weekend’s bingo evening in the village hall was greatly enjoyed by everyone present, including three of the organisers – Stephen, Wendy and Erica, pictured above. Stephen Horrocks has this…

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Garden Show – the winners

The Garden Show was a big success, organised once again by Bridget and Charlotte. The prizes were awarded, as ever, by Mr Tony Liddicoat. More details later but in the…

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CPR training

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation saves lives, and defibrillators significantly improve the survival rate of people who suffer cardiac arrest. But if you don’t know how to administer CPR or operate the defibrillator,…

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Summer flower tubs

Withiel Village Hall Social Group: By popular demand, under our resident gardener Rob Wilson and his willing helper Charlie, with support roles from Erica Simpson and Stephen Horrocks, we have…

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