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October 10 :

All Cannings Village Shop - new website launched! - at allcannningsshop.co.uk
Neighbourhood Watch
Our Neighbourhood Watch Beat Area is AZ 22.
The Police Officers assigned to this Beat are:
PS 0203 D. Martin; PC 1730 C. Tunstall;
PC 1452 T. Kinderman;
PC 0979 J. Goldie

If you wish to discuss anything of a non-urgent nature with the Police, please ring 0845 408 7000 and ask for one of the officers by name. If no one is available, please leave a message. For all emergencies, of course, ring 999.
Brian Proctor, Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator. Tel. 860 688


December 09 :
All Cannings First Responders - Thank You! (pdf file)
August 23rd:
All Cannings Flower & Produce Show open to the public from 2pm - anyone wishing to enter can obtain a schedule and entry form(s) from the village shop, entries need to be in by Friday 21st. For any other information about this show or the Garden Club, please contact Richard Moss on 860 922.

July 09 :
All Cannings First Responders - Supporting the Community (pdf file)
April 09 :
All Cannings First Responders - Thank you table tennis club (pdf file)
December 22nd: Carol Singing around the village - weather permitting! From 7pm, starting outside the Village Hall - dress warmly and bring a lantern or torch! in aid of Save the Children.

November 28th: Friday 5.30-7pm at All Cannings School. Christmas Market

November 15th: Night of the Ocelot - All Cannings rock band performing at Azuza, Marlborough
September: All Cannings First Responders - Volunteers Working Hard (pdf file)
July 4th:
(Friday - Sunday)
Friday 2pm to Sunday 4pm. Flower festival and exhibition of local art with Friends of All Saints Church. Teddy Bears' Picnic Saturday afternoon. Saturday Evening 'Bring-Your-Own' picnic in the church grounds followed by a Soiree of Light Music in the church. Pet Service Sunday afternoon and fairground attractions.
June 14th:
Kings Arms - 5th Birthday celebration! Join Ginny & Richard
To celebrate 5 years at The Kings Arms, All Cannings & to open the recently refurbished bar.
click here for more details (pdf file)
June 14th: Strawberry Fayre at Woodborough Garden Centre. 11am to 4pm. Punch and Judy, Ferret Racing, Merry go Round, Peter Vaughan cookery demonstration and mountains of strawberries to pick. Click here for a link to the Garden Centre
May 24th:
Table top sale and cake stall in the village hall starting 2pm with Friends of All Saints Church. To book a table £5 in the garden and £7 in the hall, please contact Belinda on 860348 or Peter on 862925.
May 15th:
Ladies pamper evening "Tip to Toe" in the village hall. With make up and fashion demonstrations and a chance to try both. A ladies social evening with nibbles and a glass of wine. Limited numbers, please book a place with Belinda on 860348.
May: Cricket! Off to a good start to the season - why not pop down to the ground one day when there's a game on!? Please click here to read about our sponsors!
May 8th:
Cheese and wine with Friends of All Saints Church. Starting at 7.30 in the village hall followed by the AGM at approx 8pm. Everyone welcome.
May 5th:
May Day Celebrations at the Kings' Arms - Bank Holiday Monday - with Tug of War, Dog Show, Face Painting, Spit Roast and more... Click here for more details (word doc) and
Hog Roast menu (pdf)
April 5th: Light Lunches in the Village hall - 11am - 2pm, in aid of First Responders - click here for more details (pdf file)
March 29th:

An Evening of Music, Dance and Comedy. 7pm at the Village School Hall, with local talent including Freya, No Ties, Dharma Bums, Conscious Unconscious (formerly LiquidMetal) and more! £3.50 or £1 for U16s. Raffle, supper snacks, bar... Brought to you by Annie Cooper, All Cannings Community Store and First Responders.

** Click here for photos! **

Dear All - On behalf of All Cannings and Villages Neighbourhood First Responders, we would like to thank the Community, the Bands, Ann Cooper and the Shop for your valid donations and support during the Saturday night "Rural Command Performance" at the All Cannings School. The night was excellent with support from all the bands and comedy sketches. The raffle donations turned over a value of £100, which is excellent!!

The donation will go to our trust fund held the Wiltshire St. John Ambulance for the purchase of a New First Responder Emergency kit and 5x new all season winter jackets, which we are raising money for. This money also helps with supplies, training and logistics for the scheme.

Again thank you for your support for this worth while community scheme!
Yours Sincerely - Mr. Graham Bird - (Area co-ordinator)

March 8th:

Cricket club: Day of Action - 8th March!


All Cannings First Responders - Serving the Community (pdf file)

All Cannings and Villages Neighbourhood First Responders are still here supporting you and your community! We are now operating with five members and two fully functional emergency kits covering Bishop Cannings, All Cannings, Chirton and Woodborough areas. With the support and direction from the Wiltshire St. John Ambulance Service and the Wiltshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, we are trained and equipped to support your community in specific emergency situations. Do you have some time to help us with fundraising?

February 22nd & 29th: All Cannings rocker Pete Cooper's band, No Ties - on the radio!
"Our new CD The Dark Highway gets airtime on legendary music station, Radio Caroline. Check out Tim Charles’ Magic Carpet Ride Show Friday 22nd February and Friday 29th February at midnight. If you like great rock and blues this is the show for you."
February & beyond:

Dates for your diary, at the Kings Arms - more details to follow...
Monday Feb 11th Tapas Night
Bank Holiday Monday May 5th Beef Spit Roast
Saturday 5th July Annual Chilli Cook Off.


Tai Chi? Anne Cooper is thinking of starting Tai Chi classes in the village, possibly on either Monday or Wednesday evening. If you would like to know more abour this very ancient form of excercise, combined with meditation, (no, it's not a type of fragrant tea!) please ring her on 860174.

25th Jan:

Burns' Night at the Kings Arms: click here to see the menu (pdf file)

For those of you unfamiliar with the event... Robbie Burns was a Scottish Poet. Every year, as the Kings Arms has a Scottish Chef, he likes to do a Burns' night menu. There'll be a Piper and other relevant entertainment...

4th Jan 2008:

Mr Pickwick's Christmas. By Charles Dickens, starting at 7.30pm.
All Saints Church, All Cannings.
Suitable for all adults and accompanied children aged 10yrs and over. A one man show performed by Robert MacCall.

Robert who comes from Salisbury is a qualified storyteller who trained at Emerson College of storytelling takes his inspiration from the public readings that Dickens himself gave.
Mr Pickwick and his friends travel by stagecoach to enjoy an exuberent country Christmas at Dingley Dell. Tickets available from AC village shop or by calling 01380-862925. £6 adults and £4 for children.

New Year 2008: After the indulgences of Christmas and the new year, the Friends of All Saints' thought that perhaps people might like to lose some unwanted pounds, so they are organising a sponsored slim, which will last for a month, starting on Sunday, January 6. Forms and all the details necessary will be available at various places in the village from December 6.
New Year 2008: The panto team are in the process of rehearsing for Robin Hood, which is going to be performed in Alton Barnes village hall on March 7 and 8. They are in particular looking for help with the sound equipment, a very responsible job, but ideal for someone who understands the technology. They have also put out an appeal for any handy people who would like to assist in set building. If you would like to know more, or can help in any way, please call Anne Cooper on 01380 860174
Xmas 2007: All Saints' Church - services over the Christmas period are as follows :
* Sunday, December 23 there will be carols by candelight
in the decorated church at 6.30pm. This is usually a very popular service so come early to guarantee a good seat.
* On Christmas Eve there are two services, a Christingle and Crib service at 3pm for the children mainly, but adults are of course very welcome, and at 11.30pm there will be a midnight mass.
* This is followed on Christmas Day with festive communion at 10am.
* On Sunday, December 30 there will be a united benefice service in All Saints at 10am when both the other churches will be joining the regular congregation in a joint service.
15th Dec 2007: Christmas Tradional Wreath Workshop - Jenny Bills of Floral Focus is taking a workshop at the Village Hall on Saturday 15th December at 2pm. All materials, and refreshments supplied. Cost £35. (1 place left). There will possibly be another workshop on the afternoon of Sunday 16th December to accommodate those who want to come and can't make it on the Saturday.
Dec 2007: Kings Arms wins Gold Medal in Perfect Pint Awards! - Richard & Ginny at the Kings Arms were thrilled to receive the Gold Medal in the Wadworth's Perfect Pint Awards, presented by Charles Bartholomew, the Chairman of Wadworth's. Richard & Jinny have been running the pub since June 2003 and have really hit the ground running, winning this award against stiff local competition. Many congratulations!
10th Nov 2007:

All Cannings-based rock band LiquidMetal are supporting Out of the Blue at 'The Wiltshire Wobbler' at The Bouverie Hall on North Street, Pewsey. This celebration of real ale born and bred in Wiltshire is in aid of the local Marie Curie Cancer Care Charity from 7 - 11pm and is for over 18s only!

Tickets are £6 each, and only available in advance from The Coopers Arms, Pewsey, Woottons of Pewsey in North Street and Three Castles Brewery on the Salisbury Road industrial estate, Pewsey. Or call Sam or Gord on (01672) 564533 or email gsark@hotmail.co.uk
click here to see the poster!

3rd Nov 2007:

Bonfire Night - The pre-school bonfire is being held in the pub field this Saturday. Everyone is hoping for a lovely dry evening it enjoy the usual wonderful firework display. The gates open at 6pm and tickets are available then; adults £ 3.50; children £ 1.50; families £ 10. This is a very important fundraising event for the pre-school. As ever, there is plenty of food and drink available to purchase, as well as the convenience of the nearby hostelry.

2nd Nov 2007:

Cricket club dinner - click here to see who won what!.

Oct 2007: All Cannings First Responders - ticking along - in need of volunteers (pdf file)
Sept 2007: Cricket Club Newsletter - latest edition! Please click here
27th August 2007: Bank Holiday Hog Roast - at the Kings Arms, All Cannings: more details (pdf file)
23rd July 2007: Salsa Night - at the Kings Arms, All Cannings: more details (pdf file)
14th July 2007:

Does anyone know of a cottage in or near All Cannings which might be available to hire from 27th July to 3rd August? If you can help, please click here to email Sue

7th July 2007: Cricket Club new pavilion - Working party & BBQ this Saturday! more details
7th/8th July 2007:

Plans are well in advance for the Open Gardens weekend on July 7 and 8, which is being organised by the Friends of All Saints'. A good number of villagers have happily agreed to open their gardens, as well as have some sort of fundraising stall, or activity in their gardens to make the whole weekend a good experience, all helping to raise much needed funds for the church fabric. The Saturday will enable visitors to view the gardens in All Cannings, and then on the Sunday, Allington will be putting on a good show. If there is anyone, in addition to those who have already agreed, who would like to open their garden, could they please contact Peter Griffin on (01380) 862925, Belinda Mead on 860348, or Hilary Antrobus on 860669

25th June 2007: The Kings Arms, Mid-Summer BBQ - 7pm - 9pm
In the beer garden with a delicious choice of food and a bonfire starting at dusk.
Please click here for more details (PDF file)
23rd June 2007: The South-West Chilli Championship Cook-Off - tasting from 3pm
Come and taste a wide variety of chillis - or prove you can cook one! Click here for more details
23rd June 2007: School Summer Fete - 10am - 2pm
Stalls, BBQ, refreshments, Bouncy castle, face-painting, pony rides and lots lots more!
16th June 2007: Celebrate the start of the PYO strawberry season at Woodborough Garden Centre - 11am to 4pm.
Rural craft exhibitors, local food produce, Punch and Judy, Moonraker Morris dancing, a roving magician and Victorian merry go round are amongst the entertainments this year. An abundance of PYO fruit and vegetables all through the summer - ring us 01672 851249 or check the website www.woodboroughgardencentre.co.uk for details of what's available when.
15th June 2007: Village Shop AGM Supper & Boules evening - 6.30pm.
All Cannings Community Store Association AGM at the Village Hall, followed by supper & boules with renowned local chef Gavin Moss of 'Moveable Feasts'. Supper tickets £5 per person, wine for sale - Hurry, only 50 tickets available, buy them from the shop now! Everyone welcome.
3rd June 2007: LiquidMetal performing at mini-MFest in Market Lavington
All Cannings young band performing with other Wiltshire artists: Robert Bowden (a SonyBMG artist), Rhiannon Lambert (Winner Classic FM Life & Uploaded competition 2007), SP!TE (finalists South Coast Idol). At St. Barnabus School, Market Lavington, 4.30pm, adults £3, children £1, BBQ available. Click here for a poster (pdf).
27th May 2007: 'Kids' Stuff' table top sale, 10.30am-12.30pm - at All Cannings Primary School to raise money for the pre-school. To reserve your table, or for more information, call Caroline now on: 01380 860514. Click here for more details
21st May 2007: Cricket Club Newsletter - latest edition! Please click here
May 2007: All Saints' Church - needs additional funds and/or regular donations! Please contact Shirley Ball on 860 700 for more information on how you could help keep the church going.
6th May 2007: Sarsen Trail - All Cannings welcomes the walkers along the Sarsen Trail (and runners of the Neolithic Marathon!) from Avebury to Stonehenge - organised each year by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
5th May 2007: Girls cricket session, 11am - All Cannings Cricket Club wants to encourage more girls to play cricket.

How about coming to a ‘taster’ session on Saturday 5th May from 11.00 - 12.00 at the ground, where you will get a chance to learn some skills and have a game in an all-girls (age 7+) coaching session. (No previous cricket experience necessary.) At the end of the session you will have an opportunity to see a team of women players who will be playing at All Cannings that afternoon.

The Club has run coaching for local youngsters for over 10 years and is planning to run mixed training sessions from May. We have 4 qualified coaches. It also hopes to link in with the girls’ cricket league being coordinated across Wiltshire.

If you require further information contact Sally Osborne (860 860) and please tell any girls you think might be interested!

update - click here for some photos of the girls' coaching session!

27th April 2007:

LiquidMetal - performing at the Bell by the Green in Devizes, with The Powerline, Pablo and others! 6.30pm onwards, all ages. For tickets, please get in touch via MySpace or their website

19th March 2007:

Cricket Club Newsletter - latest edition! Please click here

March 2007: All Cannings First Responders - we need your support! (pdf file)
17th Feb 2007: Jumble Sale - Etchilhampton will be holding one of their regular sales in their village hall on Saturday, February 17 at
2pm. They would welcome any donations of jumble or white elephant goods, but no food, thank you. These may
be left in the hall on Friday or Saturday. They would particularly welcome anyone who is able to come along and help beforehand. For further information, please contact Sue Cowdry on (01380) 860336.
Feb 2007:

*Logarithm tables* - Does anyone have any of those old fashioned three figure logarithm tables tucked away somewhere? A maths teacher in a very poor part of west Uganda is struggling to teach the children with only ten copies amongst a class of fifty children. If you are able to help, please contact Mr and Mrs Chadwick on (01380) 721489. They welcome any offers.

3rd Feb 2007:

Art Exhibition in the village organised by The Friends of All Cannings Church in the afternoon with tea
being served and in the evening with delicious canapes from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Tickets at £ 6 for the evening event are available from the shop, or from Hilary Antrobus, Peter Griffin or Belinda Mead.
More information on this event can be obtained from Hilary on 860 669

28th Dec 2006:

Bad King John and Mr Punch - in the Village Hall, 4pm - brought to you by The Friends of All Cannings Church - tickets £4 children/£5 adults - available from the Village Shop, *limited numbers!*

A wonderful puppet show based on the AA Milne poem. Tea will be served after the show.

December 2006: Auction of promises: Kate and Tid would like to thank everyone who supported this so generously on Thursday - either with a promise or by buying one - the result was tremendous and they are really grateful for the interest everyone has shown. The proceeds will go a long way to supporting their charity work with Raleigh International in Costa Rica! Thankyou.
December 2006: All Cannings First Responders - supporting the community for one year! (pdf file)
30th Nov 2006:

A celebratory party for the Community Store is being held in the village hall at 7pm. The whole commmunity, particularly shareholders and volunteers are welcome as the shop has been open for a whole year. They will be brought up to date with the trading position, as well as being introduced to Christmas promotions in the shop.
At the same time it will be an opportunity for the committee to thank all those who have had faith in the enterprise and helped to make it such a success. There will also be the chance to support the Wiltshire Air Ambulance service by buying participating in the raffle.

25th Nov 2006:

Table top sale - at the Village Hall, 2-5pm - organised by The Friends of All Cannings Church - entrance 50p

Tea & Coffee and Cake stall - limited number of tables available for £10 each - bric-a-brac wanted! - please contact Peter on 862 925

24th Nov 2006:
Cricket Club Dinner and Presentation (& disco) - at the school, 7.30pm get your tickets from Andrew Saye now! See here for more details
November 2006:

2007 All Cannings Calendar - available now - the proceeds will go to All Saints Church. The calendar shows local scenes going through the year and is priced at £5.50 each or two for £10. The calenders are available from All Cannings Community Store or by calling Peter Griffin on 01380 862925. Two of the photos are shown here:

4th Nov 2006:
Fireworks at The King's Arms - 6pm - support All Cannings Pre-School!
19th Oct 2006:
Cricket Club Newsletter - latest edition! Please click here
18th Oct 2006:
Village Hall - An appeal for new blood to rescue the declining number of members of the hall committee, as both the chairman, Isobel Lane, and the treasurer, Cynthia Luffman are retiring after many years of loyal service. Many thanks to them for all their time and effort.

The AGM is to be held on Wednesday, October 18 at 8pm in the village hall. Hopefully there will be a good attendance because, with no committee, the village could lose the use of the hall. So please do come and be counted!

14th Oct 2006:
Tickets are going well for the harvest supper at 7.30pm in the village hall. They are available for £6 at the village community store, or from 'Friends of All Saints' committee members, whose names and telephone numbers are listed on the various posters around the village. Numbers are limited because of the size of the hall, so hurry and get your tickets to avoid disappointment. *update* - just under £300 was raised over a wonderful evening - especial thanks to Belinda and John, Hilary and Les, Peter and Sheila and Simon Chadwick and his accordion!
9th Oct 2006: Salisbury Cathedral Boys Choir in Concert at All Saints' Church, All Cannings. Tickets £5 each (limited number) to include a glass of wine. Available from Brian Ball (Tel:01380-860700) or from the All Cannings Community Store. Proceeds going to All Saints' Church. Any queries contact Peter Griffin 862925.
Sept 2006: All Cannings First Responders - update notice
29th Sept 2006: World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at Bridge House, All Cannings, 10am - 1pm. There will be a home-made cake and produce stall and a raffle so please come along, bring a friend and let's beat last year's total! I hope to see you there - Best wishes, Sally Osborne
9th Sept 2006: The Great Cycle Ride in aid of your local church and the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust. Just get on your bikes and visit as many (or as few) churches in Wiltshire as you choose. Sponsor forms and details available from Judith Gay, Tel. 860336
2nd Sept 2006:

All Cannings Saturday league cricket team finish 4th and should gain promotion! Congratulations to all involved. Click here for a comment from the captain.

2nd Sept 2006:

M Festival in Market Lavington - All Cannings teenagers LiquidMetal and Freya B two of 13 musical acts competing in the final of this talent competition being judged by Kevin Godley of 10CC and others.

*update* - LiquidMetal were joint runners up and top band on the day

28th Aug 2006:

Cricket Club 6-a-side competition - all welcome! 8 teams battle it out to win the coveted 'Ball on a Piece of Wood' prize. BBQ and refreshments + raffle to (nearly) round off a successful season. Come along to your village cricket ground and count the sixes!

*update* - an amazing day saw over 2300 runs scored and much fun had by all. The competition was won by Charlie Moss's team who beat Andy Legg's team in a final just before darkness fell!

August 2006: Best Kept Village: All Cannings deserves to pat itself on the back as they have come second in this very prestigious competition for a medium sized village in Wiltshire. They were awarded 96 points, only losing by one point to Lea. This competition is run by the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the chairman of the Kennet Group, Dr John Kirkman, will be making a presentation of a certificate at some future date to the parish council, as well as a cheque. For further details of the various categories and how the village did in the competition, anyone may contact Jim Scott, parish clerk on (01380) 860 255
29th July 2006: All Cannings rock band LiquidMetal are teaming up with other young local bands for a RockFest at Alton Barnes Coronation Hall for 11-16 yr-olds. Starting at 7.30pm, tickets are only £1.50, including a donation to charity. Drinks & snacks - no alcohol. This is the first of what is hoped may be a series of events designed to bring together young teenagers from the different villages around the Vale to play and listen to live music.
July 2006: The very long awaited new postbox is now installed outside the village hall. Congratulations go to those on the committee who pursued this project with the Post Office.
14th July 2006: The Street was filled with runners, walkers and cyclists all participating in the Sports relief mile. Most seemed to be wearing only one red sock, and it was explained that when they completed the course and returned to school, they would be presented with the matching sock. It was great to see so much activity in the centre of the village with all generations taking part. The afternoon was finished off by the school holding games of rounders and a barbecue. :) *Report in the Gazette & Herald*
9th July 2006: Pupils from All Cannings School, many of whom also play for the cricket club, represented Kennet District and reached the final of the Wiltshire Youth Games cricket competition in Bath, despite often coming up against older players. Many congratulations to all concerned - even greater things to come no doubt.
July 2006: Best Kept Village competition: Congratulations to everyone in the village who conscientiously picks up rubbish and keeps the front of their houses tidy, because All Cannings has just won the medium village category of the Kennet District round of the best kept village competition. The village received considerable praise in all the categories and we will now go through to the county round. Judging for this will be taking place at any time in the next week or so; in fact it might have already happened. So keep up the good work and we might have a good chance of winning the county competition this year!
30th June -
2nd July 2006:

A flower festival will be held in All Saints church on the theme Wonders of Wiltshire. Fri 30th June 2-6pm, Sat 1st July 10am-6pm and Sun 2nd July 11am-6pm. Refreshments available. Lunches also served at the Kings Arms.

Additionally, a craft fair and table top stalls is to be held on Sat 10am - 6pm. Price per pitch on the day £12. For pre booking, details from Belinda Mead 01380 860 348 or Peter Griffin on 862 925

*Stop press* The Friends of All Saints' were extremely thrilled to hear that the weekend event raised the amazing sum of nearly £1000. All the residents who were involved in
helping, and those who supported the shows are owed a vote of thanks for making it such a successful fundraiser.
*Report in the Gazette & Herald*

17th June 2006:

11am to 4pm Strawberry Fayre at Woodborough Garden Centre
As well as picking our superb fruit, you’ll find delicious local food produce to sample and buy, and be able to seek out an unusual gift from our of our craft exhibitors.

Peter Vaughan from The Healthy Life and Bistro in Devizes will demonstrate delicious recipes for you to try at home, and Devizes Samba Band and Kennet Vale Band will provide music and drum beats to liven up your senses. There's also a fabulous Hog Roast and Strawberry Cream Teas will be available from the Coffee Shop.

Together with a bouncy castle, an authentic Victorian merry-go-round and ponies to ride, we’ll have some spectacular birds of prey, rare breeds and unusual reptiles. A treasure hunt and a roving magician will be on offer, as well as plenty of other activities to keep the kids amused.

7th May 2006: All Cannings's own LiquidMetal in U18 Battle of the Bands at Moles in Bath - doors open 2.30pm. Get in!!
May 2006: Aerobics classes in Alton Barnes - lose those pounds for the summer!
30th April 2006: Sarsen trail: The annual walk from Avebury to Stonehenge organised by Wiltshire Wildlife was, as usual, very well supported. All Cannings is the only village the participants pass through on their long hike, and it was good to see so many keen walkers and runners continuing to flow down The Street for a good part of the day on such a lovely day. The community store, the village hall and the cricket club all benefited from hungry, thirsty, friendly and happy people as they arrived!
29th April 2006: Gladiators! All Cannings's finest take on Swindon United Churches in first cricket match of the season - come and support your menfolk and have a cup of tea too - at the cricket pitch from 2pm.
April 2006: Cricket Club - April Newsletter
1st April 2006: The pre-school will be holding their annual easter egg hunt in the garden of Rose Cottage from 10am to 12pm. As well as hunting for eggs, children will be able to have their faces painted, take part in games, as well as buy raffle tickets and enjoy refreshments. This is a very popular event in the calendar!
March 2006: All Cannings First Responders - update notice - good progress!
26th March 2006: All Cannings Cricket Club EGM to vote on a new constitution. 7pm in the Kings Arms.
24th March 2006: All Cannings Pre School will be welcoming buyers to their cake and daffodil sale in the school at the end of the school day.
17th & 18th
March 2006:

Pantomime! - Hansel & Gretel ...in Wonderland - at the Alton Barnes Coronation Hall
- £3 for children/OAPs, £5 for adults.
Tickets are available from All Cannings School, in the shop and the King's Arms or from Anne Cooper (01380 860 174). With most of the cast coming from All Cannings there should be a lot of laughs!

March 2006: Friends of All Cannings Church - A small committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Peter Griffin to look into ways of raising funds for the maintenance of the lovely, grade II listed church. If anyone would like to be involved in this worthwhile
committee, Peter would like to hear from them on 01380 862925
Feb 2006: The church bellringers were recently awarded the Norman Knee Trophy; this is given by the local society of bellringers to the band which gave the most improved performance in the annual striking competition. They were thrilled to receive the trophy, and are hoping they can do even better in the next competition!
Feb 2006: There will be a marvellous opportunity to browse - and hopefully buy - books at the fair which is being held in All Cannings School hall from 22 to 24 February. If a child has a £1 world book day token, these can be used as part payment.
18th Feb 2006: Jumble sale at Etchilhampton village hall, 2.30pm. If you are able to assist in any way, or require further information, please ring Sue Cowdry on 01380 860336
3rd Feb 2006: Quiz night at 8pm at All Cannings School. Tables of 4 for just £8. Come and pit your wits against other parents and residents, and raise funds for the school too!
Jan 2006: Congratulations to Richard and Ginny at the King's Arms for all their hard work, which has paid off with a Silver award for the perfect pint competition run by Wadworths for all their pubs.
Jan 2006: Village Hall Committee: a whitebeam tree has been purchased in memory of Mick Hunt, who was a very active committee member, and will be planted in the grounds when the weather improves! A proper post box is finally due to be installed outside the village hall to replace the temporary one.
14th Jan 2006: Launch party for the Shop and First Responders at All Cannings School - All welcome!
Dec 2005: All Cannings Community Store opens
Nov 2005: All Cannings Cricket Club AGM, new committee voted in - minutes available
Oct 2005: New shop arrives! Many hands make light work...
Oct 2005: All Cannings Emergency First Responders - Going Live!
Sept 2005: Twenty20 Rock BBQ at the cricket ground - 18th Sept
Sept 2005: All Cannings Emergency First Responders - update
July 2005: Wigglybus - extra Sunday Shuttle Service (24th July - 4th Sept) along the Kennet & Avon Canal - Lines 55 (Devizes & Bradford on Avon) & 66 (Pewsey & Great Bedwyn) both come to All Cannings - call 01380 860 100 for information.
21st July 2005: Proposed new All Cannings Store wins planning approval
July 2005: All Cannings Cricket Club to merge with Urchfont? - EGM 18th August
June 2005: All Cannings Store update
18th June 2005: Summer Fete at All Cannings School Field, 9am
6th May 2005: General election result for our constuituency. Click here for details on BBC site
April 2005: New cricket season underway - fixtures updated on website
March 2005: Emergency responders scheme
Feb 2005: Green Light for All Cannings Village Store