SILCHESTER Players: Present “Stepping Out” a comedy by Richard Harris, on May 9, 10, 16 and 17.

Doors open at 7pm and curtain up is at 7.30pm. Tickets are now on sale, £8, concessions £6. Call 0118 9815600.

VILLAGE Market: Is being held on Saturday, from 10am to noon.

All our usual stalls will be open for business, plus Sally the barber, tea coffee and “bacon butties” on sale.

JUMBLE and Plant Sale: In the Methodist Church Hall, on May 17, from 10am.

Jumble may be taken to the hall on Friday, May 16, between 6pm and 7pm.

GARDEN Open: Silchester Hall Garden will be open on May 25 and 26, from 2pm to 6pm. Paintings on display and teas available.

CHURCH organ: Very soon now, the organ will be stripped down for long-awaited repairs and restoration. The money is “almost” all in hand, and it will be good to have these repairs done. Donations are still welcome to get to the target of £30,000.

CONTACT me: On the number above with your news and events.