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 Three Pages for What's Current in Tolpuddle:
Event Listings  
Regular Activities and Classes

For Full 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)

Martyrs Inn  ||  Winter Wednesday Family Evenings
Every Wednesday (Offer Ends 31 March)  ||  6pm onwards

Film Night:  Gosford Park  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Tuesday, 27 February, 2024  ||  Doors Open 7pm.  Film starts 7.30pm

Quiz Night at the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Felt Pansies Workshop  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Certificated First Aid Course  ||  Village Hall
Saturday, 2 March, 2024  ||  10am to 4pm

Tolpuddle Tidy and Litter Pick  ||  Outside Orchard Meadow
Sunday, 3 March, 2024  ||  10.00 to 12.00

Dorset Rural Music School Trio  ||  St John's Church
Sunday, 3 March, 2024  ||  4pm

Bubblechurch ||  Puddletown Village Hall
Sunday, 3 March, 2024 4pm

English Paper Piecing (Patchwork)  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Wednesdays:  6 March 10am to 1pm and 13 March, 2024  2pm to 5pm 

Book Club at the Martyrs Inn
Wednesday, 6 March, 2024 at 7pm

Tolpuddle Events Committee  AGM  ||  Village Hall
Thursday, 7 March, 2024 at 7pm

Knit and Natter at the Old Chapel
Friday, 8 March, 2024

Mothers' Day Lunch at the Martyrs Inn
Sunday, 10 March, 2024

Fused Glass Workshop  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
12 March, 2024  ||  2pm - 4pm

Puddletown Area Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday, 12 March, 2024 at Puddletown Village Hall 7pm

Computer and Online Help Workshop  | |  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Thursday, 14 March, 2024  from 10.00 - 12.00

Calligraphy  ||  The Old Chapel
Saturday, 16 March, 2024 and 13 April, 2024  ||  10.30 am to 1 pm

Bingo in Tolpuddle Village Hall
Saturday, 16 March, 2024  ||  Doors Open 18.30  Eyes Down 19.15

Willow Wall Basket Workshop  ||  Old Chapel
Friday, 22 March, 2024  ||  10am to 1pm

Silver Clay Workshop  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 23 March, 2024  ||  10am to 12 noon

Film Night:  Barbie   ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Tuesday, 26 March, 2024  ||  Doors Open 7pm.  Film starts 7.30pm

Quiz Night at the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 28 March, 2024

Creative Clay  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Thursday, 28 March, 2024  ||  7.30pm to 9.30pm

Traditional Sample Quilt  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
10 week course starting on Wednesday, 3 April, 2024  ||  10am - 1pm

Bubble Church at Puddletown Village Hall
Sunday, 7 April, 2024  ||  4pm

Puddletown Area Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday, 9 April, 2024 at Tolpuddle Village Hall 7pm

Knit and Natter  ||  Old Chapel
Friday, 12  April, 2024  10.30 - 12.30

First Aid for Dogs  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Saturday, 13 April, 2024  10.00 to 12.30

Quiz Night at the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 25 April, 2024

Soap Making Talk by Leigh Gibb of Pidela House  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Tuesday, 30 April, 2024 at 7pm


Latest Website Update

24 February, 2024: Updates: Events and News


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

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

The Martyrs Inn
The Martyrs Inn - Community Purchase Timeline

Orchard Meadow

Community Information

Local Accommodation

Local Businesses

Our Local Area

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