Welcome to the Tolpuddle and Southover Website

Welcome to all our visitors
Welcome to the Tolpuddle and Southover village website .  The site is for residents and for visitors to the area with the aim of providing useful information for the community of Tolpuddle, Southover and the surrounding villages as well as valuable tourist information and a little history thrown in too.  Information about local events, groups and organisations, and activities together with news items will, we hope, help to keep people informed and in touch.  We hope you enjoy it.

Quick Links:
Top Four Pages for What's Current in Tolpuddle:
The Martyrs Inn is now Open
Event Listings  
Regular Activities and Classes

For Full 2023 / 2024 Events - so far - please see the Events Listings page
Next Upcoming Events in brief (please click on item or go to Events Listings for full info)

Quiz Night
Thursday, 30 November, 2023  ||  Martyrs Inn  ||  Quiz starts 8pm

Dorset Button Making
Tolpuddle Old Chapel  ||  10.30 - 12.30
(Saturday, 7 October, 2023)
(Saturday, 18 November, 2023)
Saturday, 2 December, 2023

Children's Christmas Tree Decoration Morning
Saturday, 2 December, 2023  ||  The Martyrs Inn

An Afternoon Music Recital
Saturday, 2 December, 2023  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel  ||  2.30pm

Martyrs Inn Shareholders Meeting
Thursday, 7 December, 2023  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall  ||  7pm

Christmas Wreath Making  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 9 December, 2023   ||  10.30 am till 1 pm

Christmas Light up and Stalls
Saturday, 9 December, 2023  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall  ||  3.30pm

Children's Christmas Party
Sunday, 10 December, 2023  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall  || 2pm

Carol Service
Sunday, 10 December, 2023 at 5.30 pm  ||  St John's Church

Tolpuddle Christmas Dinner
Wednesday, 13 December, 2023  ||  The Martyrs Inn

Christmas Singing in the Martyrs Inn
Sunday, 17 December 2023 from 5.30pm

New Year's Eve  ||  The Martyrs Inn
31 December, 2023  ||  details to follow


Key Recent Website Updates (last two months)

22 November, 2023: Updates
18 November, 2023: Updates and Bonfire Photos added
14 November, 2023 Event Updates
4 November, 2023: Event Updates
31 October, 2023: News and Events Updates
20 October, 2023: Updates
12 October, 2023: Updates
29 September, 2023: Event Updates
22 September, 2023: Event Updates
16 September, 2023: Latest Updates


Do you have any Community Information / Updates / Ideas?

Please do contact us if you have any information, updates or ideas which you think may be useful on the site, we would be really glad to hear from you.   

Email  ||  the Village Website at:  tolpuddlevillagewebsite@gmail.com


Tolpuddle and Southover Website  ||  Site Map

For information and help to navigate, view pages and sub-pages, here is a concise map of the website.  Either use the drop down menus above or click on the links below:


About Tolpuddle and Southover
Literary Connections
Local Artists
Gallery || Old Tolpuddle

News Archive

The Martyrs Inn

Groups and Organisations
Village Hall
St John's Church
      -  History of St John's
Methodist Chapel
The Martyrs, Museum and Festival
Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Tolpuddle Events Committee (TEC)
Tolpuddle Toddlers
Tolpuddle 150 Club
Village Phone Box Information Point
Parish Council
      -  Tolpuddle Village Meetings

Events and Activities
Event Listings
Regular Activities and Classes
Past Events
Tolpuddle Events Committee
      -  TEC Who's Who
      -  TEC Constitution
      -  TEC Meetings, Minutes & Reports
      -  TEC and Easy Fundraising

Orchard Meadow

Community Information

Local Accommodation

Local Businesses

Our Local Area

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