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50/50 Clothes Sale

Hatch Beauchamp has been part of the Take Art Rural Touring Scheme for many years. Take Art ( is a well-established rural touring scheme that brings professional, high-quality art events to communities across Somerset. Over the years we have generally put on two shows a year for adults/families,  and one show for the village school children. Diverse performances from puppets, bands, avant-garde theatre, one person shows, comedy have entertained us. 

UP NEXT. Having toured Europe and America, WOR perform in our own Village Hall on Thursday 24th January to entertain us all.A dancing, toe-tapping celebratory night out as five young Belgian musicians play saxophone, guitar and bagpipes to give their unique take on 18th century Flanders music. They’re bound to pull in a crowd from far and wide. Tickets available From Sue 01823 481909.

Keep the date.

Not only are we a close, friendly village, but we also share each other’s clothes! This is due to our biennial clothes sale, where, on a 50/50 basis, you can sell your own clothes and accessories as well as kitting yourself out with some new ones. The day starts at ten with coffee and homemade cakes, and rails of  clothes, bags, belts, shoes and jewellery on view. All items reasonably priced. There is a bar selling alcohol, and hot drinks, with lunch available from mid-day. Staffed and organised by village people and supported by our thriving W.I members, iwe have, in the past, raised around £1,000 fo the Village Hall fund and the W.I Bursary.The next sale will be in 2020. Look out for the date.

Highland Fling

Running for thirty years,the annual Highland Fling celebrates the birthday, 25th January, of the Scottish poet Robert Burns.In our wee Somerset Village Hall.  When in 1985 the then Chair of the Hall, Major Michael Ryal, suggested the idea of a fundraiser, the "only Scot in the village", George Downey, volunteered. Led for many years by  George with his wife Helen, the fine traditions continue under the fun and capable hands of Jill and Lee O'Connor, Vicky and Paul Devonshire and team.  The proud culture of Scotland is on display as people enter the hall clad in tartan,kilts and sporrans, ghillie brogues and shawls (don't let that put you off, jeans are fine).The piping of the haggis, followed by address and toast, give a welcome rest as guests feast on the haggis, both meat and vegan versions, tatties and neeps. You will never look at your neighbours in the same way. This event draws crowds from near and a far.  Contact Jill on 01823  481000,, or 07968217132

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