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Victoria Rooms

NEWS for January 2020

Happy New Year!


Our Christmas Bingo Evening on 7th December was very well attended and great fun was had by all.   There were loads of prizes to be won and the raffle table was heaving with goodies.   Many thanks to Carol and her hardworking team for arranging the evening which also raised a very good sum for the Victoria Rooms.


Don’t forget our AGM which will be held on 14th January 2020 in the Reading Room, starting at 7pm.   Members of the public are invited to attend.   As previously mentioned, we do have a couple of vacancies on the committee and if anyone would like to become a Trustee and help with the day to day running of our village hall, please give Philip a call on 400609.


Somerset Opera will once again be performing at the Victoria Rooms.  This time, they will be performing Iolanthe on Saturday 28th March 2020.  Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start.   There will be a bar.  Somerset Opera are always very popular when they visit Milverton, so don’t miss out.  Tickets, costing £10.00 each, will be available from Milverton Stores from the beginning of February but to be sure of your seat, please ring Sue on 400609 to book your tickets in advance.  


We are always looking for new fundraising ideas for events at the Victoria Rooms so, if you have a brilliant idea for raise some money for our village hall, but are not sure how to go about it, please give Sue a call on 400609 and our fundraising committee will be very happy to help.


Maggie has been doing a great job over the past few years sending off our donated used postage stamps and has raised a good sum of money for the Victoria Rooms.   Don’t forget to drop your stamps from your Christmas cards into the envelope in the Reading Room when you are passing or, alternatively, give Maggie a call on 400142.


You can also support our village hall by purchasing a ticket for the Somerset West Lottery and selecting the Victoria Rooms as your chosen charity.  For each ticket purchased, the Victoria Rooms receives 50p.   So far, we have received over £560.00 from this source so many thanks to everyone who has supported the Lottery and nominated the Victoria Rooms as their chosen charity.  To purchase your tickets, go to the website www.somersetwestlottery.co.uk and search for Milverton Victoria Rooms.  Good luck!


Don’t forget to visit the market in the Victoria Rooms on the first Saturday of every month.   There are stalls selling a wide range of items, many of them homemade or home grown locally.   You can also sit and relax in the Reading Room while enjoying a cup of coffee and slice of cake – what better way to spend a Saturday morning!   There may be vacancies for stalls over the coming months and, if you are interested in booking, please ring Sally on 400320 to check availability.  


If you would like to book the Victoria Rooms, please contact Geoff on 401365 (or by email at victoriaroomsbookings@gmail.com) for more details, or visit the village website www.milverton-somerset.uk/milverton.village.hall.


09/01/2020