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Aladdin - The Panto

Aladdin, the Pantomime is coming to town and it’s definitely not just for the children!

Come and support SHADDO your local Amdram Group have a laugh, listen to the music and enjoy the magic. YES MAGIC! 

See familiar people doing very silly things. Mark Manson as Widow Twankey, will once again be transformed miraculously into the Dame, Simon Classey will be the baddie, and Ellie Classey will be starring as Aladdin. The Kung Fu fighting Princess Jasmine ( who would have guessed? ) will be played by Pandora Pugsley. 

And what Pantomime would complete without a badly behaved Panda?

‘Aladdin’ will be in Shiplake Memorial Hall January 23-25. For more information see here.

 Tickets on sale NOW at Shiplake Corner Shop and Binfield Heath Stores.

For more information visit the SHADDO website.

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'Wonderful Villages' Photo Competition launched by Allied Westminster

A brilliant opportunity to support Shiplake Memorial Hall and win some money for your photography skills!

A great new photo competition has been launched by Allied Westminster and is open to community and village halls in rural locations. There are five prizes available to win with the first prize being £1,000 for the Village Hall and £500 for the photographer.

Allied Westminster say it is their way of encouraging villagers to support their halls and bring in some much-needed cash if they win. It’s open to all people, all halls, and there is no entry fee.  Villagers just send in photo(s), nominate their hall and await the judges’ decision.

The theme of the competition is ‘Village Life – a photo which characterises the value of the community in your village’.

The competition aims to celebrate village life and the vital role of village halls in their communities. Allied Westminster want to champion the roles that halls play in bringing communities together.

They are looking for photos which encapsulate the sense of village community and they don’t want the focus on pretty pretty villages – they want a celebration of village life. 

The competition is now open and the deadline is 15th March 2020.

Remember to nominate Shiplake Memorial Hall as your chosen village hall to receive the prize if you win!  To get permission from us to nominate Shiplake Memorial Hall, please email lottie@shiplakehall.com with a copy of the photo prior to submission.

After the closing date, ten photos will be placed before the judging panel.  Five of these photos will be those with the most votes/likes from the public so once the photos are on the Allied Westminster Facebook page, we can all get voting!

Please click on the link below for full details and rules of the competition:


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Taylor Wimpey Roadworks on A4155

We understand these will continue until until the 7th December and then 'close down' during the Christmas embargo period, resuming on the 6th January 2020. The current plan is for the works to then continue until 16th March 2020.

Shiplake Parish Council


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