Graham Smith

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The Friends of Ripley School: are holding a quiz with fish and chips at Ripley Town Hall on Friday, October 4.

Ripley Blues: the concert with master guitarist Stefan Grossman on October 6 has now sold out – apologies to those disappointed. We still have some tickets left for Andy Fairweather Low and his band the Low Riders on Saturday, October 12. Andy is a true rock hero from his days with Amen Corner through collaborations with George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Bob Dylan and many more. Tickets available at

Car Boot Sale: the last car boot sale of the season at Ripley Cricket Club will be on Sunday, September 29. The site will be open to sellers from 7.30am and to buyers from 8.30am.

All Saints Café: now open every Wednesday from 11am. Each month a proportion of the profits from the café goes to charity. This month we are supporting Macmillan Nurses.

Single Pensioners Luncheon Club: today, Thursday, September 26, 12.15pm at All Saints Church Ripley. Contact Liz Blaydes 01423 506500 or Tina McGrath 01423 779640. Transport can be arranged. Light lunch £3.

Ripley Cinema: the new season gets underway on Friday, September 27 with the screening of British comedy/drama Quartet. Tickets are £5 and must be purchased in advance from or from Andy on 860340. Alternatively tickets for all six films showing through the season for £30 and get a free bottle of wine.

Antiques fair: at Ripley Town Hall on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29.

All Saint’s Church: Friday, September 27 7.30pm Taize. Sunday, September 29 6.30pm Evensong. Wednesday, October 2 10am Eucharist.