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Plant Sale 14 May 2022

Heartfelt thanks to all who helped make the Plant Sale such a huge success.  We were astonished at the generosity of all those who donated plants.  Thank you to everybody who gave so generously and bought so avidly.  We intend to run the sale again in May 2023 with the addition of a Plant Creche to assist you in your Continue Reading →

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CHS SPRING SHOW 2022

What a delight that the sun shone for our first Spring Show in two years!  How good it felt to be back meeting with friends and neighbours in the Memorial Hall.  Viewing the fabulous exhibits and catching up on news over tea and cake. Congratulations to all participants, a total of 120 entries made for a great exhibit when the Continue Reading →

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Stewards needed

We are looking for some friendly folk to help as stewards in the marquee on Capel Show day 20th August.  It’s an easy task helping exhibitors and judges and a training session will be arranged for those who have not acted as stewards previously.  Please do consider participating and we promise you a free tasty lunch on the day!  Contact Continue Reading →

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Old Friends Lunches

On February 3rd the Horticultural Society took their turn at providing puddings for the Old Friends Lunch (now held monthly in The Crown).  Various committee members provided an amazing selection of sweet delights:  Creme Caramel, Blackberry & Apple Crumble, Bread & Butter pudding, Fruit-filled Pavlova, Apple Sponge, Fruit Salad and Lemon Meringue Pie all served with lashings of cream and Continue Reading →

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CHS Group Competition

Now is the time to consider entering this year’s Group Competition which will be judged at Capel Show in August.  Any group of 4 – 8 people can enter.  There are different age group categories so whether a primary school student or a member of the Evergreens you can get growing together with friends, have fun and make a magnificent entry Continue Reading →

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Spring Show

We are pleased that our Spring Show will go ahead as planned this year on Sunday 10 April.  Do take some time to look at the schedule and consider an entry.  There are a few new categories in recognition of our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and plenty for the children to do through the Easter holidays. We are pleased to re-instate the Continue Reading →

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Pumpkin Pageant Pays Off!

What a great success this turned out to be. The Horticultural Society issued an invitation to join them on the afternoon of Friday 29 October but had no idea if anyone would actually turn up! At 5.30 we opened the doors and children decked out in fabulous fancy dress were waiting outside with their pumpkins, with more arriving all the Continue Reading →

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Capel Litter Pick

The usual stalwarts turned out on a mild November Saturday to help keep the village tidy. Thank you to everybody who helped. (Come on the rest of you, it’s only a couple of hours and always a tasty reward of coffee and cake once finished “picking”!) Over 30 bags of rubbish were collected. Pleasingly this was less than the last Continue Reading →

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Summer Fun Challenge 2021

Calling all children under 12! School has broken up for the summer and we all want sunny carefree days on the beach swimming and eating ice cream. Sadly, not every day can be a beach day and sometimes we are just at home wondering what to do. Why not have a go at our Summer Fun Challenge especially created for Continue Reading →

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YET MORE CANCELLATIONS ………………. OUR SUMMER SHOW

Most disappointingly, after numerous Committee Meetings, the decision has been taken not to run the Capel Show again until August 2022. Despite the government’s plan to lift all restrictions from 21 June, the uncertainty of both future government policy and the very nature of the path COVID takes really left little alternative. Of paramount importance is the safety and well Continue Reading →

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