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April 2018

Spring Plant Sale

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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Saturday 28th April starting at 10 o’ clock at the Library.   As the ‘Beast from the East’ gives way to warmer Spring weather it’s time once again for our annual SPRING PLANT SALE.   Thank you to everyone last year who so generously donated.  We’d be grateful for any of the following to make this year’s event even more successful and help keep the Library open : plants and seedlings    gardening books    cakes and biscuits    raffle prizes All plant and seedling…

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June 2018

Saturday 2nd June 11 am: Mary Keith & the Mere Singers

June 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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  Saturday 2nd June 11 am The Mere Singers We are delighted to welcome this a cappella singing group to perform at the Library.  Musical Director Mary Keith, a strong supporter of keeping local libraries open, formed the Mere Singers in 2003. The group is a thriving and friendly community choir who perform an eclectic mix of new and traditional music from a wide variety of countries and cultures in venues large and small around Shropshire and the Welsh Borders.…

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July 2018

Atlantic Ladies to present the story of their voyage

July 13, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Pontesbury Public Hall
£10

Atlantic Ladies event  - early July  Many of you followed the Atlantic Ladies online as they rowed across the Atlantic and have asked when there might be a chance to hear about their amazing, record-breaking experience. We are delighted to inform you that Di Carrington and Sharon McGrath will be giving a presentation in Pontesbury in early July. Tickets will be on sale as soon as a venue is confirmed. Visit the FoPL website pontesburylibrary.co.uk or call into the Library…

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Friends of Pontesbury Library at Worthen Fete

July 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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Visit the Friends of Pontesbury Library at the Worthen Fete on Saturday 14 July.  You will be able to become a friend, buy books, buy Grand Draw Tickets and enter or renew your participation in the Library Lottery Fund. The Grand Draw which will take place on Saturday 29 September 2018 after the concert by the Halfway House Choir at the Pontesbury Public Hall. The first three prizes  are a two night break for two people at the Trefeddian Hotel…

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August 2018

Library Lottery Fund Draw

August 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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At 11.00am on Saturday 4 August 2018 there will be two draws taking place.  As insufficient people had joined or renewed their participation in the Library Lottery Fund the July draw is being rolled over to August. If you want to participate please download the application on the Library Lottery Fund page of this website - it only costs £12 a year.

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September 2018

Halfway House Male Voice Choir

September 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pontesbury Public Hall

Come and hear the acclaimed Halfway House Male Voice Choir on Saturday 29 September 2018 at the Pontesbury Public Hall. After the concert the Grand Draw will take place.

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January 2019

AGM 2019

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregational Chapel Minsterley Road, Pontesbury

7pm Thursday 24th January at the Congregational Chapel Hall  FoPL Annual General Meeting followed at 7.45pm by special guest BEN OSBORNE, award-winning wildlife photographer, artist and passionate environmentalist.  

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February 2019

February Committee Meeting

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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The minutes for the January meeting have been sent to committee members together with a summary of the recent meeting with Rawden Parslow and Michael Lewis from Shropshire Libraries. See you all at 5.30pm on Thursday 7th February at the Library. Yvonne Davies (Chair)

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April 2019

Spring Plant Sale – donations needed

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pontesbury Community Library, Bogey Lane
Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0TD United Kingdom
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Last year's FoPL Spring Plant Sale was a great success thanks to the community's generous donations. So, as you can guess, we're calling on your generosity again for this year's FoPL Spring Plant Sale.  With the onset of this patch of Spring  weather do please think of us in the coming weeks when you're out in the garden dividing your plants and starting off seedlings. We’d be very grateful to receive anything you can spare.  Donations can be dropped off…

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May 2019

Local History on our Doorstep

May 1

Two events this month remind us how important the history of our local area is for us now and for future generations.  It's fascinating to find out  about our village and the local area, whether your family has lived here for generations or you're a newcomer. 100 years of HIGNETTS Firstly on Wednesday 1st May HIGNETTS of Pontesbury - our local butcher's, baker's and greengrocer's - celebrated its 100 year anniversary.  Nick is an FoPL committee member and a strong…

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