Welcome to: Bodham Village Web Site.  Bodham is a village in North Norfolk situated between Holt and Cromer, UK.


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July 2019

The weekend of 26–28 of July Bodham & Beckham Horticultural
Quiz, Bodham & Beckham Horticultural Show and Rock Bodham,
‘Wishing you a weekend full of love and laughter!
‘Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom’
‘A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.’
Don’t miss out …ENJOY.
                  Peter Bedell    

Parish Council

Your Parish Councillors are:
Pat Cubitt (712611) Chairman, Will Beeson (825081) Vice-Chairman,
Len Perrott (588815), Peter Bedell (588743), Fred Cable (588887) ,
Callum Ringer (588486) and Harry Bruford (588122)
Clerk to the Council: John Stibbons (577397)
To email the Clerk: Bodhampc@gmail.com
County Councillor: Steffan Aquarone (01603 327827)
District Councillor: Pierre Butikofer (Pierre.Butikofer@north-norfolk.gov.uk)
Website: www.Bodhamvillage.co.uk
The next meeting of the Parish Council is on Monday 8 July at 7.30pm in Bodham & Beckham Village Hall.

Many thanks to the gardeners who are looking after the tubs in the car park and the planters outside the Village Hall and all the other greenery in the village.

Bodham and Beckham Film Club 

Wednesday 10 July – 7.00pm: Nominated for 10 Academy Awards & Oscar Winner Best Actress Olivia Colman THE FAVOURITE 2019 (15) starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Review: The Favourite deliciously balances courtly politics, devious deceit and jealousy with dark humour.

Wednesday 24 July – 7.00pm: Based on a True Story - The Feel-Good film of the Year – Some Bands Can’t Be Managed FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS 2019 (15) starring Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, David Hayman, Dave Johns, Sam Sainsbury, Tuppence Middleton and Noel Clarke.

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.
Review: An Enjoyable Feel Good Movie.


Bodham & Beckham BYO Quiz

The next BYO (Bring your own drinks and nibbles) Quiz takes place in the Village Hall on the eve of THE HORTICULTURAL SHOW at 7.30pm on Friday 26 July. Doors open at 7.00pm. Table of four £3.00 per entrant. Come along and join other green fingered entrants in the fun and banter – all proceeds towards the Bodham and Beckham over 70s Christmas Lunch. For a table please contact Harry Bruford on 588122 email: hbruford@aol.com

Bodham & Beckham Horticultural Show

Saturday 27 July the above takes place in the Village Hall.

Hopefully Sowing and Growing, Baking and Making are well under way…let’s have a wonderful display this year.

Schedules available from Shirley and Alan Prince, ‘Outback,’ John
William Way, Bodham. 01263 588235 email: aprince@btconnect.com

Thanks are due to Rock Bodham for the donation of the Mik Godfrey Cup for the best runner beans.

Don’t forget the CHILDRENS CREATIVE WORKSHOP  for making A PRIZE-WINNING MASTERPIECE will be held in the Village Hall Saturday 20th July 9.30 – 12 noon. Under 12, Over 12 and Family entries. Free to children aged up to 16 (must be accompanied by an adult who will be responsible for them during the workshop) Booking required …for further information please contact:  Julia Peters 01263 588275, Karen Harris 01263 588921 or Shirley Prince 01263 588235. All materials provided on the day.

Bodham Craft Club

The Bodham Craft Club meets in the Village Hall on alternate
Wednesdays, 2 to 4pm. The next meetings are on 3, 17 and 31 July.
£2 per meeting to include refreshments. Bring any crafts that you are
interested in and join like-minded people. Come along and see if it’s the sort of thing for you or contact Helen on 588122.

Rock Bodham News

Rock Bodham will take place on Saturday 27 July.  Gates open at 1.30pm, earlier than in previous years.  This is to get families in early, as we have a bumper set of children’s activities scheduled to run until 6pm.  This includes Chilly’s party time, pirate zone, face painting etc etc, all free after entry.  Live music will continue on into the night finishing no later than 11.15pm.  Attached with this newsletter is a full line up of bands, with an eclectic mix to cater for a wide variety of tastes.
In addition we will have a Bar and BBQ operating throughout the day.  Please remember the field is a no dog allowed area, and that it is not permitted to bring your own alcohol onto the field.  

To ensure we make as much money as possible, we need as many volunteers to man stalls, and do stints on the bbq and entrance gates.   Please get in touch if you can offer an hour or two on the day.  Free admission and a drink and food to all volunteers who can lend a couple of hours on the day. Your village needs you!  
To volunteer or for more info please contact Callum - 07824381519  callumringer@yahoo.co.uk

Bodham and Beckham Village Hall

Pam Baker Chair (588740), Derek Sayer (588266), Ann Digby Secretary (588409), Harry Bruford Vice-Chair (588122), Peter Alexander Treasurer,
Brenda Alexander (588126), Peter Bedell, Jackie Bedell (588743),
Helen Bruford, Anthea Sweeney, Julia Dovey and Tracy Toyn

Bodham Playing Field

Michael Sayer Chair (588228), Peter Bedell Treasurer (588743),
Ann Digby Secretary (588409), Harry Bruford Vice-Chair (588122),
Derek Sayer, Mary Sayer, Sarah Rowles (East Coast Warriors),
David Wiltshire (Cromer Youth Old Boys)

Car Boot Sales continue on 6, 13, 20 and 27 July as well as the Car Boots there is the Car Boot Café with Tea, Coffee, Bacon Rolls (cooked to order), Squash and biscuits.

Neighbours Coffee Morning

Come and share a cuppa with friends and neighbours on Thursday 25 July from 10 until 11.30am at Bodham & Beckham Village Hall.

Mobile Library

Comes to the village once a month. It stops in Roseacre from 14.30 until 14.40pm. The next visit is on 4 July. This is a valuable resource either use it or lose it.

Red Hart Events

28 JUNE - Country Music Evening with Bob Oakley - 8pm
2 July - Acoustic Blues Jam with Norwich Blues Society - 8.30
12 July - Quiz night Friday 12 July - 8pm start - booking advised

Mike Sayer’s Quiz for July

What does MFI stand for?
On which animal, other than a horse, can be ridden to play Polo?
Which country makes the cheese Quark?
What kind of creature is a fennec?
Which sport involves roll, a house and a sheet?
Peladophobia is the fear of what?

Last months answers

North Dakota
Assaying Gold
Fawlty Towers
A Japanese musical instrument

Dates for your Diary

Film Shows
Wednesday 10 July - The Favourite - 7pm
Wednesday 24 July - Fisherman's Friends - 7pm

Car Boot Sales
Saturday 6, 13, 20 and 27 July - Playing Field - 9am until 12 noon

Bodham Craft Club
Wednesday 3, 17 and 31 July - Village Hall - 2 until 4pm

Coffee Morning
Thursday 25 July - Village Hall - 10 until 11.30am


The Bottle and Paper Banks are still in operation, and they still benefit the Parish through credits from the County Council.

We do not have any facilities for the deposit of clothes, shoes, etc. but there is a facility outside Holt Fire station to deposit these items.

Mobile Library

The Mobile Library will visit on Thursday 4 July and will visit every four weeks. It will stop outside 8 Roseacre from 14.305 until 14.40pm.

Dog Fouling

Two bins are provided for the disposal of dog waste please do not throw your plastic bags in the hedgerow use the bins provided

Regular Events in the Village Hall

Sunday 9.45am United Church Service (third Sunday)
Monday 7.30pm Parish Council Meeting (Second Monday)
Tuesday 12.30-2.30pm Mobile Post Office in Car Park
Tuesday 10.30-12 noon Yoga
Wednesday 2.00-4.00pm Craft Club (alternate Wednesdays)
Wednesday 7.00pm Film Shows (alternate Wednesdays)
Wednesday 7.30pm Swing and Lindy Hop (alternate Wednesdays to film)
Thursday 2.00-4.00pm U3A Music Appreciation (fourth Thursday)

Your comments on this small publication would be much appreciated and, of course, all the local news to: Harry Bruford, Dell Cottage, The Dell, Bodham, Norfolk NR25 6NG (588122).

You can e-mail your comments to hbruford@aol.com
Views expressed are not necessarily the views of the editorial staff or the Parish Council.

Collated and organised by Harry Bruford (588122) Number 238

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