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:
News
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)

Tolpuddle Evening Class - Functional Pottery
Thursday, 18 April, 2024   ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall  ||  7.30 - 9.30 pm

Tolpuddle Family Lives - Dorset Button Making Workshops  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 20 April - Wednesday, 29 May  ||  5 Workshops - FREE

Tolpuddle Family Lives:  Talk:  Rural Working Class Clothing and Change in Victorian England
Wednesday, 24 April, 2024 at 7pm  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel

Quiz Night at the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 25 April, 2024 at 7.30pm

Tolpuddle Family Lives - Dorset Button Making Workshops  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 27 April  ||  5 Workshops - FREE

Live MusicSea Folk and Regional Folk Songs  ||  ForeSail  ||  Martyrs Inn
Saturday, 27 April, 2024 from 19.00

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

Book Club in the Martyrs Inn
Wednesday, 1 May, 2024  ||  7pm

Dorset Council and Parish Council Elections  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Thursday, 2 May, 2024

Tolpuddle Family Lives - Dorset Button Making Workshops  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 4 May  ||  5 Workshops - FREE

Live Music  -  Rodney Branigan  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Saturday, 4 May, 2024.  Doors open 7.30pm

Bubble Church  ||  Puddletown Village Hall
Sunday, 5 May at 16.00

Technology / IT Support  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Tuesday, 7 May, 2024 from 14.00 - 16.00

Tolpuddle Village Hall AGM  ||  Village Hall
Tuesday, 7 May, 2024 at 18.45

Talk:  The Lives of Tolpuddle's Landless  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Wednesday, 8 May, 2024 at 19.00

Knit and Natter  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Every 2nd Friday of the Month  ||  10 May, 2024

St John's Church Annual General Meeting
Sunday, 12 May, 2024 at 16.30  ||  St John's Church

Puddletown Area Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 at Puddletown Village Hall 7pm

Talk:  Drowning the Landscape  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Wednesday, 15 May, 2024 at 19.00

West Country Folk Tunes  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 18 May, 2024 at 14.00

Tolpuddle Family Lives - Dorset Button Making Workshops  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Saturday, 29 May  ||  5 Workshops - FREE

Talk:  150 Years of Courtroom Drama  ||  Tolpuddle Old Chapel
Wednesday, 29 May, 2024 at 19.00

Quiz Night in the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 30 May, 2024  at 7.30 pm 

Concert in the Church  ||  St John's Church
Sunday, 2 June, 2024 at 4pm

Puddletown Area Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday, 11 June, 2024 at Tolpuddle Village Hall 7pm

Knit and Natter  ||  Old Chapel
Friday, 14 June, 2024  10.30 - 12.30

Casino Night  ||  Tolpuddle Village Hall
Cocktails and Live Jazz
Saturday, 22 June, 2024

Quiz Night in the Martyrs Inn
Thursday, 27 June, 2024  at 7.30 pm 

Go the the Events Page for Events June onwards.........

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Latest Website Update

15 April, 2024: Updates: Events and News

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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.   

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

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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:

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About Tolpuddle and Southover
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Gallery || Old Tolpuddle

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News Archive

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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
The NET
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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