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

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!


Remembrance Service

14 November 2021

Remembrance Service in St Mary's

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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.


Benefice Family Service (via zoom)

24 October 2021

The Benefice Family Service via zoom is continuing every Sunday at 9.45am. Please email Sheila Carpenter on robinsheila@icloud.com if you would like to receive the zoom invitation. for the Family Service.

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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


The Feoffees

22 August 2021

East Chinnock Poor’s Land Charity which owns the Village Hall and Old School House as well as a field at the bottom of the village, currently leased to the Seyfrieds of Broad Lane.

The committee has representatives from the Church and Parish council as well as some independent worthies and monies are to be used for the benefit of the villagers of East Chinnock. Currently we send vouchers to all villagers who have spent 2 nights in Hospital during the year and to those who have be


Music Night 2021

07 August 2021

The Village Music Night took place at the playing field on Saturday 7 August and what a great evening it was! Local band, The Ancestors, were the headline act. With the band’s members: Owen Setter (Lead Vocals), Adam Montecute, (bass guitar), Ian Everett (lead guitar) and Dan Pitman (drums) playing a fantastic set. 

The band waived their fee to perform on the night so a big thank you to them for their generosity and community spirit. The band had a great time as we


August 2021 - September 2021

05 August 2021

Hello and welcome to the August/September issue!

I am really enjoying my time as Editor and thank you to everyone for sending in their updates, features and photographs – they are always gratefully received. If you have any thoughts on what you may like featured in the future, please do let me know via the usual email address: thechinnockchimes@gmail.com. The deadline for next submissions is 11 September.

I hope to see you all at the Village Music Night. I’ll be the