Tags: Reading Room

Budapest Café Orchestra playing at the Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. "Virtual tickets" now available

Budapest Café Orchestra playing at the Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. "Virtual tickets" now available

Helmdon Presents... for Helmdon Festival

This event is now sold out but the live band can be streamed into your own home so you can view the performance from your armchair.

Only £10 and you will receive a code to stream the event on a private YouTube channel.

This band is highly talented and great fun ...so get your ticket now! email helmdonrr@gmail.com

Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 11:10 by Richard

Tags: Community, Reading Room

Meeting of the Parish Council - Wednesday 19th May, 7:30pm

The Annual meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Reading Room this evening (19th May) at 7:30pm. A new Chairman will be elected as Cllr John Coatsworth will be retiring from the Council after many years service. The candidates for the two Councillor vacancies will be considered, and the statements for the 2020-21 Annual Governance and Accountability Return will be signed.

Members of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 14:37 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Parish Council, Reading Room

Helmdon Presents... The Budapest Cafe Orchestra playing live at Helmdon Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. Tickets £16 from Morag : morag@msn.com

Helmdon Presents... The Budapest Cafe Orchestra playing live at Helmdon Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. Tickets £16 from Morag : morag@msn.com

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra will kick off the Helmdon Festival with an evening of eclectic music. They are a four-piece band touring extensively around Great Britain and we are the second venue on their tour! The BCO redeliver Balkan and Russian traditional gypsy and folk music in their own fresh surprising way. Admired for their artful distillations of masterpieces by the great Romantic composers.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 20:50 by Ross

Tags: Helmdon Presents, Reading Room

Post Office closed today - 6th May

Please note there will be no Post Office service today as the Reading Room is being used for elections.

Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 12:02 by Ross

Tags: Reading Room

Book Swap, DVD Loans and Jigsaw Loans available once again

Good News - The Book Swap and DVDs Swap/Loan facility at Helmdon Reading Room is now back again. Jigsaw Loans are also now available from Helmdon Church.

Click here for opening times and other details.

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:00 by Richard

Tags: Community, Helmdon Church, Reading Room

Thursday afternoon Post Office service resumes 15th April

The Thursday afternoon Post Office services in the Reading Rooms will be reinstated commencing this coming Thursday, 15th April.

The regular Tuesday morning service (10.00 - 12.00) remains as normal.

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:33 by Ross

Tags: Reading Room

Future of the Reading Room - Volunteers Needed

The constitution for the Helmdon Community Foundation which will take over the Reading Room has been approved by the Charity Commission. Volunteers are needed to make sure that the Reading Room can recover from the closures during the pandemic and develop activities for everyone in Helmdon with a wide range of events.

Please click here to view / download more information about volunteering.

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:30 by Richard

Tags: Community, Reading Room

Book exchange & DVDs to borrow - OPEN during lockdown 2

Good News... Books and DVDs are still available

Helmdon Reading Room will continue open its doors on Saturdays and Tuesdays from 10am till midday, and on Thursdays from 2pm till 4pm, to allow access to the collection of Books to exchange and DVDs to **borrow / exchange.

If you haven't tried this village resource before, it's defintely worth a look. There's a wide range of books and DVDs on offer including... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:00 by Richard

Tags: Community, Reading Room

Cafe and Post Office during Lockdown

The cafe will be open this Tuesday 3rd November but will then not reopen until the lockdown has ended.

The Post Office will be open Tuesday as normal and is expected to continue to be available during lockdown.

Posted: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 13:13 by Ross

Tags: Cafe, Reading Room

Cafe unaffected by the recent changes to COVID 19 rules.

The Village Cafe will be open as normal on Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.00.

Face masks need to be worn on entering and leaving the Reading Room.

Customers should exit the Reading Room by the rear door.

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:11 by Ross

Tags: Cafe, Reading Room