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‘Village Cafe’

Not a cafe in the conventional sense, the

very popular Village Cafe started life over

25 years ago and has been running very

successfully at Buckland Newton Village

Hall on the last Friday of every month

(except December and August).

The ‘Village Cafe’ was started for several reasons, the main ones being to introduce people new to the area to others and to keep people in touch with each other and what is happening in the village. The Village Cafe is for everyone and anyone in the Village! It happens every last Friday of the month (except August and December), whatever the date is. It is purely for having a coffee and a piece of homemade cake with your friends in the village hall in Buckland Newton.  £1.20 buys you as much coffee and cake as you'd like but no doggie bags.  There is no qualifying age, no discrimination of any sort and you won’t be asked to join anything, buy anything - it is purely if you fancy a coffee and a chat, perfect for people new to the village to meet others, perfect if you are tied to the house normally and don’t see anyone. You just have to remember when it is happening! Give it a try? You can always walk out again.  It is not meant to be a fund raising event, there are plenty of those already in the village, but any money that is raised goes towards 'extras' for the village hall which will benefit the cafe as well.  All who drop in are assured of a warm welcome, some homemade cake as well as coffee or tea.  It is entirely run by villager volunteers on a rota basis.  If you would like more information, contact Fizz Lewis on 01300 345521. Plea from keeper of the supplies for the Village Cafe Amongst the supplies in the Village Cafe cupboard box is a tupperware box especially for teaspoons and cake forks, all bought by cafe funds for use by the cafe. It was empty for the March Cafe! Could people, if they borrow out of the Cafe Cupboard, please return to the cupboard afterwards and not put into the general cutlery drawer in the kitchen. Many thanks. Most people of course ask to borrow from the cupboard. New Rota starting in September.  Please let me know if you would like to volunteer taking a turn either ‘hosting’ on the morning or baking a cake for it. I will be very pleased to hear from you.  Fizz Lewis 345521.
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