Events in Uphill 2020

Event

Date

Venue & Time

Village Society Committee Meetings 2020 23 January/27 February/26 March/23 April/       28 May/25 June/23 July/27 August/24 September/22 October/26 November Small Hall, Victory Hall, Uphill. 7.30pm.
Village Markets 2020 – NOW MONTHLY – 11 January/8 February/14 March/11 April tbc/     9 May tbc/13 June/11 July/8 August/                  12 September/10 October/14 November Victory Hall, Uphill 10am – 1pm
Great Uphill Spring Clean 20 March – 13 April 2020 tbc Around village
Annual Village Meeting and VS AGM 15 May Main Hall, Victory hall. Uphill. 7.30pm
Village Society Trustees meetings 5 May and 3 September Closed meeting
WW2 75th Anniversary Tea 8 May tbc Victory Hall, Uphill.
Uphill Family Fun Weekend 20 June Village and School Fete

21 June Charity Duck Race

21 June Sandcastle Festival

Primary School Grounds

Uphill Great Rhyne

Uphill Beach

Uphill Village Show 24 & 25 July Victory Hall, Uphill
Great Uphill Scarecrow Festival 19 & 20 September 2020 Around village
Christmas Bazaar 2020 5th December Victory Hall, Uphill
Christmas Carols 2020 2 December St Nicholas Old Church
Beacon Burn 2020 31 December – 1 January Uphill Tower
Uphillviews Spring  edition 1 April 2020 Copy to Editor by 10 march 2020

Uphill Village Market – new dates and new times for 2020

The ever popular market returns to the Uphill Village Victory Hall for 2020 but with new dates and new times.

Whist still on the second Saturday of the month it now takes place every month on the following dates

11th January/8th February

14th March/11th April/9th May

13th June/11th July/8th August

12th September/10th October

14th November with the Christmas Bazaar on 5th December.

For the benefit of customers the market now opens at 9.30 am along with our Pop-Up cafe but closes slightly earlier at 12.30pm.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Uphill Pop-Up Cafe – Welcome Back

Uphill’s Pop-Up cafe closes for business for Christmas from 23 December reopening on 6 January 2020 between 2pm to 4pm at the Uphill Village Victory Hall – we look forward to seeing you there.

Remember the Village Archive is open to view on the first Monday of each month.

Uphill Tidal Trail – Important Information

The following important information is supplied by North Somerset Council:

The recent improvements to the path along Uphill Tidal Trail have been completed as part of the extension of route 33 of the National Cycle Track, this permissive section of the route uses the footpath along the trail to join the road free sections for a pleasure route between Weston super Mare and Brean.
The development of this section of the track has been a joint venture between North Somerset Council, Greenways and Cycleroutes limited, in consultation with Natural England and the Uphill village Society. The path has already proved to be very popular!
The route takes visitors through part of Uphill Nature Reserve, managed by North Somerset Council, and Walborough Nature Reserve, managed by Avon Wildlife Trust. Both of whom are delighted with the improvements to the site and pleased that so many new people are now taking the opportunity to enjoy these sites.
Uphill Hill and Walborough are beautiful sites which are nationally important for their associated wildlife and plants. Both are designated Sites of Scientific Interest for their calcareous grassland and Carboniferous Limestone, and we both work closely with Natural England to ensure the sites are preserved and managed correctly and sensitively. This also means that both sites are grazed throughout the year. Uphill Hill is also a Green Flag site which is a mark excellence for well managed open spaces.
As part of this section of route 33’s development permissive cycling status was granted to the existing footpath. As such we ask cyclists to take extreme care when travelling through and remember this section is a footpath first and foremost. Many people already enjoy the area for its stunning views and wildlife/plants and as such the path will often have a high number of other users, including dogs and children and cattle! We ask that cyclists approach slowly and be respectful of other users. Taking into account the important grassland we ask cyclists stay to the track only and do not cut across the grass where there is no vehicle access.
Taking into consideration that these sites are grazed throughout the year there are gates through the site to protect areas of the site from the cattle and more importantly keep the cattle safely within the areas that they need to graze. Please ensure that all gates are left shut correctly after use and if you are using a mobility scooter and have taken advantage of the RADAR locks these are always left locked and secure after use.
Thank you for your consideration and we hope you continue to enjoy the sites! If you have any questions please not hesitate to contact NSC on 01934 888 802

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