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Witfest music festival early-bird tickets tomorrow 18 May

Witton Gilbert’s own music festival is coming up on Saturday 13 July, the annual Witfest. It is held at the lovely Traveller’s Rest pub.

Entry is by wristband and the early-bird price £10 wristbands are on sale tomorrow, 18 May from 2pm-5pm, only at the Traveller’s Rest. After tomorrow they are £15 each. Traveller’s Rest is also having a bottomless brunch tomorrow.

Here is the line-up for the Witfest, with bands all afternoon and evening from 12:30pm – 10pm:

Children under 16 are free, although the festival is quite crowded.

For more information contact Jon Reynolds, John Rooney or John Nixon via the very active Witton Gilbert page on Facebook.

Woodland Wonders! Little Wonders activities

Children’s forest activities
★ Explore the woodland and churchyard
★ Play active outdoor games
★ Discover local wildlife
★ Learn simple green woodwork skills
★ Make crafts from natural materials
★ Listen to stories around the campfire

The activities are led
by a Level 3
Forest school qualified

Donations welcome
These activities are strictly for
2-5 years

Children must be accompanied by a

For further information or to
book contact:

Meeting place:
St Michael and All Angels
Church, Coach Lane,
Witton Gilbert, DH7 6SX
Booking essential
Come weather prepared
No dogs please

Halloween Party

Fancy Dress Halloween Party at Witton Gilbert Community Centre on 2nd November 2019 3PM TO 5PM!!!
Entertainment from the amazing Captain Raggy Beard. Tickets £4.

Helen on 07764897060 for
more information.

Fireworks Display

A fireworks display will be held on Saturday 2nd November. The Bonfire will be lit at 6.30 pm and there will be a Fireworks display at 7.00 pm. Refreshments will be available. Could anyone who would like to help the organisers contact Kristi on 07758 334238

Mindfulness walk

Sensing the Seasons
A 60 minute guided Mindfulness walk through
Witton Dene,
suitable for most abilities

Next walks: Fridays 10-11am
28th June
26th July
30th August

the weather,
come prepared.

To find out more, contact Gillie breath-
Tel: 0191 3711387 /07508 471522
Meeting place:
St Michael and All Angels
Church, Coach Lane,
Witton Gilbert, DH7 6SX


Bonfire & Fireworks

Saturday 3rd November; Clink Bank Field

                         Bonfire lit at 6:30                                Fireworks start at approximately 7:00

This is a regular, well attended village event, organised by a volunteer team and the Parish Council.
Admission is FREE

If you attend and have photographs you would like to share please use the contact form to share a link to images.


Witton Gilbert Playgroup

Cooper Hall,

Witton Gilbert

Open Monday – Friday 9.15-11.15

from age 2 years

A safe happy environment where your child can play, learn and develop skills whilst having fun.

Staff hold level 3 childcare and education qualifications.

Cost is £20 per week inclusive of snacks and drinks.

Please contact Joanne Embleton on 07825255532 for more information or to secure a place.