East Chinnock

A small friendly village in Somerset, set halfway between Crewkerne and Yeovil, south facing on the side of East Chinnock Hill.

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The latest from the village

A new beginning - St Mary’s @ Café Church

16 January 2022

'A new beginning' Sunday 16th January 9.45 am for 10.00 am at the Village Hall

Come and join us for coffee & croissants!

Further information:     Gillian Tettmar    862003




30 November 2021

Welcome to the December/January issue.

It’s been great to be able to attend village events this year after spending so much time in lockdown. Let’s hope that we can continue in the same vein in the New Year.

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and a very fabulous New Year.

Please do send in your photos, features and updates to: thechinnockchimes@gmail.com.

Stay safe and well.



Christmas Fair 2021

26 November 2021

The Village Hall Management Committee has decided on a provisional date for the Christmas Fair, Friday 26 November! This will of course be dependent on any Covid restrictions.

Village groups, clubs and individuals, please start planning for your 'table'!

Lets hope it can happen this year!


Are you interested in helping with a new toddlers group

26 November 2021

Do you have a heart for working with children? Are you interested in being part of a friendly team running a Toddler Group?

If you’d like to find out more come along for a coffee and chat on Friday 26th November 10.00am at West Coker School, High St, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AS.

(please park courteously in the road opposite the school) or for more details email childrensworkleader.cokerridge@gmail.com


Somerset Bus Partnership

22 November 2021

The future is suddenly starting to look a lot brighter for bus services in Somerset.

Over the past decade, public transport has not been an economic and developmental priority for Somerset County Council. Residents of this large, mainly rural county have been encouraged to rely on cars to get them to work as well as to shops, hospitals and places of entertainment and bus travel has dwindled accordingly. Bus journeys in the County have fallen by 43% over the past decade, we now have the


Coffee and Croissants at Village Hall

21 November 2021

Come and join us for coffee and croissants on Sunday 21st November at 9.45am for 10am at Village Hill.

Further information, contact Gillian Tettmar 01935 863003.


Bonfire Night is back with a BANG!

05 November 2021

The village Bonfire Night celebrations will go ahead this year on Friday 5 November at the Weston House camping field. Look out for posters around the village a litte nearer the time.

There will be a bar and BBQ.

Please do not bring fireworks or sparklers to  the event.


St Mary’s at Café Church - Behold the dove

17 October 2021

Come share our hopes and dreams.

Sunday 17th October 9.45am for 10.00 am at Village Hall

Further information:     Liz Murdoch    863209



October-November 2021

02 October 2021

Welcome to the October/November issue!

It’s been lovely to include photos of social events and activities that have taken place in the village in this issue.

Please do keep sending me your photos, features and updates to: thechinnockchimes@gmail.com

I hope to see you on Bonfire Night (I am usually by the BBQ taking cash).

Stay safe and well.



Ride and Stride to support our church buildings in Somerset

08 September 2021

Want to support Ride and Stride, which raises money to support our church buildings in Somerset?

If so, we are meeting outside East Chinnock Village Hall at 10.30am on Saturday 11th September, to walk to St Mary's church Hardington, then on to the Royal Oak pub in Hardington for a well deserved drink of coffee or something stronger (only snack food that day as they have a wedding on).

For more information including how to donate or set up a fund raising page see Somerset Churche