-             The Community Library in the Old School Community Centre has reopened in its brighter more welcoming facility in the Beacon Room on Mondays (10am-12noon), Wednesdays (2-4pm), Fridays (10am-12noon) and Saturdays (10am-12noon). Lyn Dent has returned as library Manager (contact: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / tel. 01364 73274).

-             The South Brent Archive is now in in the new library in the Beacon Room in the Old School Community Centre. “We are very excited to announce that we will be open to the public again every other Monday from 2:30-4:30. We are looking for new volunteers, so that we can open more often. If you love local history, like talking to people, and/or are great at detail and enjoy cataloguing (training given) or maybe you are a techie and would like to help us to digitise our collection... we would love to have you on board!Entry to the Archive is free, but donations are welcome and will be used to buy archival quality storage materials to preserve the collection as well as contribute to the upkeep of the Centre (which is still in need of a new roof!) FFI contact Steph Bradley on 01364 644978 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-             NB. The Gym remains closed – please contact Ashmoor Fitness Centre for further information on 01364 654303 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

·                Open House Yoga on Zoom with Megan Beck, All welcome! Yoga is for "every body"! Please join us for Open House YOGA. Our focus will be on breath, movement and natural alignment with a playful attitude and plenty of poetry.

Mondays          9:30 - 10:30am

Tuesdays           6:30 - 7:45pm

Fridays              9:30 - 11:00am

All sessions are available on Zoom (although potentially in-person, if and when permitted by changing COVID regulations, limiting spaces to three and maintaining COVID safety). Cost: £30 for a series of 6 classes. Contact Megan to book in advance and for more information - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 07403 779674.

·                Art House South Brent is ‘an arts and crafts space for making, mending and meeting in South Brent’ with two fantastic spacious, airy, light-filled studios at the south end of the Old School Community Centre for classes, workshops, exhibitions and events. Art House offers classes and sessions for people of all ages, abilities and experience, to get inspired and learn new skills, make a mess, have fun with new friends (and clear up afterwards!) A new ceramics studio has been set up by Imogen Taylor Noble in the ‘Clay Barn’. Other teachers who are offering classes at the Art House, include Gaynor Williams (Bookbinder), Louise Scammell (Printmaker), Isabel Coulton (Sculptor & life drawing artist), Elizabeth Hadley (Figurative Sculptor) and Michelle McQuinn (Mosaic maker); Touchwood (Carpentry & Joinery); Suzy Fasht (Fine Arts)

Art House Sessions and Classes: after a delayed start as a result of lockdown, classes for the summer term are filling– click on our tutors and classesand see: www.arthousesouthbrent.com/classes-at-art-house

-        Wednesdays from 16 June to 7 July: 4 Live Life Drawing Classes in drawing from the figure, with Isabel Coulton; materials provided; 6.30 – 8.30pm- £64. To book contact Isabel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Mobile: 07920714387 see: www.isabelcoulton.com.

-        Thursdays from 17 June to 8 July: 4 Live Life Drawing Classes in drawing from the figure, with Isabel Coulton; materials provided; 10am – 1pm £88. To book contact Isabel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Mobile: 07920714387 see: www.isabelcoulton.com.

-        Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 July: Carpentry skills course for women by Touchwood: Two day course: 10am – 4pm each day

-        Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 October: Life Sculpting in Clay with Elizabeth Hadley: Two day course: 10am – 4pm each day

Keep an eye out for updates and information on Facebook, Instagram or the website at www.arthousesouthbrent.com/. The Art House is now running a quick 5 minute survey to get to people who use, or would use, The Art House better and find out what you would like to see happening? This feedback from the community about Art House will also aid funding applications. Click here to do the survey.

Art House relies on Friends’ subscriptions and memberships to help fund and support its activities and as a not for profit, community interest company (CIC), any profits will be ploughed back into the venture. Join Art House by becoming a ‘Friend’, ‘Member’, ‘Patron’ or ‘Volunteer’ - click here. Or to donate click here. For any other information about Art House, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ashburton Community Folk Orchestra Weekly sessions led by award winning, Community Musician, David Faulkner on Thursday mornings; 10am for 10.30 start to 12noon.

Continuing on Zoom under restrictions for 6; 13; 20 May, then returning (if possible) to Ashburton Community Arts Centre for the rest of the term – 17; 24 June; 8; 15; 22 July. Let’s make a big band; Make some music; Have some fun! - Come and join the band!” All acoustic instruments and different levels of ability welcome.  Play music from Devon and beyond. Play in harmony.  Develop learning by ear. Scores and sound files provided. £8/£6.50 or £32.50 for a half term (five sessions); Concessions available. FFI on how to join Zoom sessions and how to pay, or to be added to the mailing list, contact David Faulkner - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07967 121985. See Facebook.

Allwood

Independent Family

Funeral Service

& Monumental Masons

South Brent Office

14 Station Road, South Brent, TQ10 9BE

The Office will be open between the hours of 10am-3pm Monday to Friday.

Funerals

When the time comes to arrange a funeral we are here to help and advise.

The Funeral Director is available 24/7. Please contact us if you require assistance.

Tel: 07399 084025 (01803 862050) 24/7

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Website: www.allwoodfuneraldirectorsdevon.co.uk

Memorials

A Memorial is a permanent symbol of remembrance. We understand the importance of choosing the perfect memorial. Please contact us if you require advice.

Tel: 07399 084025

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Website: www.allwoodoftotnes.co.uk

In the event the Office is unattended during this time as we may be assisting a family, please call our main office in Totnes on

01803 862050 for funeral assistance or

01803 864738 for memorial assistance