Author Archives: Roger W

Rocketing Skywards

Robert Catesby and his 12 Gunpowder Plot accomplices failed spectacularly on the night of 5th November 1605. Bonfires and fireworks are the fortunate legacy of that failure; including Saturday night’s fantastic firework display organised by Shepton Mallet Rotary Club. Team … Continue reading

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Our Bucket List – Castle Cary Carnival

Castle Cary’s 2022 evening Carnival always had to be on Brue Valley’s Bucket List ; more so it being the first “proper ” Carnival for three years. A swift glance at previous Carnival postings persuades your correspondent that there are … Continue reading

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Plafest plays again.

Saturday morning witnessed the happy return of Playfest for the first time since 2019.; and what a lovely and happy event it turned out to be! The Brue Valley Rotary team were in action throughout. As always our famous griddle … Continue reading

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The Tables are Turned.

Bruton & District Horticultural Society had a problem! There was no-one to help with the furniture layout for their Annual Show at King’s Bruton. As so often it’s a question of who you know – in this case it was … Continue reading

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Anyone for Tea?

Tea parties are, as a rule, jolly occasions; last Tuesday’s party at Charlton Musgrove Village Hall was no exception! This happy event hosted by the local branch of Parkinson’s UK provided huge pleasure to its members, family and friends. There … Continue reading

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Biased Balls !

Last Thursday evening found Brue Valley Rotary Club getting to grips with Outdoor Bowling at Castle Cary Bowls Club. Members of the Bowls Club demonstrated infinite patience when explaining grip (which apparently is all important), bias (more of which later), … Continue reading

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