MUSIC In Church: Robin Scott Music and the Community Choir on tomorrow at 7.30pm in the church. This concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £10.50 with all monies going to support Guardian Angels UK. Tickets available from 0118 9701189 or via Robin and his fellow musicians have just returned from a successful tour of Europe.

PARISH Church: no service on Sunday morning. There is a benefice service at St Paul’s Tadley.

VILLAGE Hall: the main roof is now completed and next is the indoor redecoration. There is a “Painting Party” on October 20 starting at 10am and also on October 27. Can you help? Just turn up! Also plans are afoot for new, more comfortable chairs, you can sponsor a chair! More next week. After 32 years, Viv Hartshorn is stepping down as bookings administrator, but will work with someone as a job share. Information from 9700940.

SILCHESTER Striders regularly meet at the Pavilion at 9.15am to have a nice walk, if you like walking, good company and a mixed group, do come along.

BEER Festival over 220 people attended and winning beers were as follows:- GOLD Breakfast Stout, New Wharf Brewery; SILVER Luvly, Little London Brewery; BRONZE 18th Century style English IPA, Longdog Brewery. The Cider/Perry class was Tutts Clump Traditional Farmhouse Oerry.

BONFIRE Night is Saturday, 3 November. Wood collection on October 21, start collecting now (no old sheds, fences, rotten wood or hedge cuttings). The Association would appreciate help in all ways particularly if you have a trailer that could be used or a 4x4 vehicle. Contact Chris 9700702 if you can help.

DATES for your diary: Boundary Walk on Sunday, 14 October and Christmas Dance, Saturday, 1 December.