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Welcome to West Bergholt sign

West Bergholt is a large rural Essex village located amongst open countryside.  Country walks include the stunning Hillhouse Woods & St Mary’s Old Church.  It is located near the border of Essex & Suffolk and just outside and to the North-west  of Colchester   – Britain’s Oldest Recorded town. The village:

Covid-19 Virus

In 2016 West Bergholt won the Class 2 prize in the RCCE Village of the year competition and overall 2nd place, read the news item for more.

If you need support locally during the COVID-19 pandemic click here for information about our local enhanced Care Network service.  More general COVID-19 support and advice is here.

To find out more about us click here.  Click here to see recent news from the village.

Contact the Parish Clerk

Parish Clerk: Laura Walkingshaw
Correspondence address: 80 Chapel Road, West Bergholt, CO6 3HL
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 07726 424419

What’s Happening in West Bergholt

Bear in mind some activities might still be affected due to COVID-19

January 27, 2023
  • Waste & Recycling Collections

    January 27, 2023  7:00 am - 7:00 am -
    - January 27, 2023

    Find out more about what to recycle when at https://westbergholt.org/village-life/rubbish-recycling/

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  • West Bergholt Training Band (Term-time only)

    January 27, 2023  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Heathlands Primary School, 14 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JF, UK
    - January 27, 2023

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  • West Bergholt Concert Band (Term-time only)

    January 27, 2023  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Heathlands Primary School, 14 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JF, UK
    - January 27, 2023

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  • Orpen Players

    January 27, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - January 27, 2023

    Always a welcome for new actors or backstage helpers

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January 29, 2023
  • Bowls

    January 29, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - January 29, 2023

    Contact - Eileen Brown - 243301

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January 30, 2023
  • Parent & Toddler Group (Term time only)

    January 30, 2023  9:15 am - 11:15 am - St Mary's Church Hall, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - January 30, 2023

    The group meets in the St Mary's Church Hall every Monday during term time from 9.30am to 11.15am. Parents and carers are invited to bring pre-school children and babies giving them an opportunity to meet up for a chat and the children to play.

    For more information please contact  Sarah on  07780 540345 or Lucy on 07814 489414 for further details or email [email protected].
     

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  • 60+ Dance4Health

    January 30, 2023  11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester, UK
    - January 30, 2023

    Building confidence, balance, core stability, strength, co-ordination and friendships.

    For information, contact Chloe Brooks 07984 739584 or 01206 617110.

    See more details

  • TinyTalk baby signing class

    January 30, 2023  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Road, West Bergholt
    - January 30, 2023

    TinyTalk offers a unique service to introduce babies (and toddlers) to signed language based on British Sign Language (BSL), this helps babies to communicate before speech. TinyTalk runs classes that are fun and relaxed whilst learning a vital skill. Half an hour of singing and signing followed by half an hour playtime, coffee and a chocolate biscuit!

    Classes take place between 1:00pmand 2:00pm on Fridays in the West Bergholt Scout Hut, Lexden Road and are led by Deborah Taylor, a qualified BSL Level 2 instructor. Debs can be contacted either by phone, 01376 573241 or by email. You can find out more about TinyTalk on their website http://www.tinytalk.co.uk.

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  • Climate Emergency Working Party

    January 30, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pmJohn Lampon Hall, Lexden Road, CO6 3BW
    - January 30, 2023

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  • Orpen Players

    January 30, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - January 30, 2023

    Always a welcome for new actors or backstage helpers

    See more details

  • SG Karate

    January 30, 2023  8:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester, UK
    - January 30, 2023

    Contact Stuart Glister; 365150

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January 31, 2023
  • Pilates

    January 31, 2023  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - John Lampon Hall, Lexden Road, CO6 3BW
    - January 31, 2023

    Contact [email protected] for more information.

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  • Vocal Zones Choir

    January 31, 2023  7:15 pm - 8:45 pm - St Mary's Church West Bergholt, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - January 31, 2023

    For more information, please contact either Ann Long (Chairman) on 07596-071636 or Julia Richardson (Secretary) on 07775-896494

    See more details

  • Badminton

    January 31, 2023  8:15 pm - 9:15 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - January 31, 2023

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February 1, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of Bulletin articles

    February 1, 2023 -
    - February 1, 2023

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  • Ladies Badminton

    February 1, 2023  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 1, 2023

    New members welcome - contact Pat Butcher for details 242075

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  • Women's Institute

    February 1, 2023  7:15 pm - 8:45 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 1, 2023

    Contact Sue Leng; 241748

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  • WB Community First Responders meeting

    February 1, 2023  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - 50 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 1, 2023

    Find out more about the West Bergholt Community First Responders at https://westbergholt.org/village-life/support-groups/first-responders/

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February 2, 2023
  • Open House Coffee Morning

    February 2, 2023  9:00 am - 10:00 am - St Mary's Church West Bergholt, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 2, 2023

    Every Thursday morning in term time. Under 5's welcome.

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  • 5Ts (Tea Together on a Thursday @ Two Thirty)

    February 2, 2023  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - St Mary's Church Hall, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 2, 2023

    5T's fellowship for over 60's @ St. Mary The Virgin Church. Cake and company every Thursday afternoon at 2.30 pm in the Church hall. Contact Ron Seymour on 07772 241178

    See more details

  • Bowls

    February 2, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 2, 2023

    See more details

February 3, 2023
  • Waste & Recycling Collections

    February 3, 2023  7:00 am - 7:00 am -
    - February 3, 2023

    Find out more about what to recycle when at https://westbergholt.org/village-life/rubbish-recycling/

    See more details

  • West Bergholt Training Band (Term-time only)

    February 3, 2023  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Heathlands Primary School, 14 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JF, UK
    - February 3, 2023

    See more details

  • BYG - Bergholt Youth Group

    February 3, 2023  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - John Lampon Hall, Lexden Road, CO6 3BW
    - February 3, 2023

    Now established as a fortnightly event with all school years 6 - 10 welcomed.

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  • West Bergholt Concert Band (Term-time only)

    February 3, 2023  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Heathlands Primary School, 14 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JF, UK
    - February 3, 2023

    See more details

  • Orpen Players

    February 3, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 3, 2023

    Always a welcome for new actors or backstage helpers

    See more details

February 5, 2023
  • Holy Communion at St Mary's

    February 5, 2023  9:30 am - 10:30 am - St Mary's Church West Bergholt, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 5, 2023

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  • Bowls

    February 5, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 5, 2023

    Contact - Eileen Brown - 243301

    See more details

February 6, 2023
  • Parent & Toddler Group (Term time only)

    February 6, 2023  9:15 am - 11:15 am - St Mary's Church Hall, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 6, 2023

    The group meets in the St Mary's Church Hall every Monday during term time from 9.30am to 11.15am. Parents and carers are invited to bring pre-school children and babies giving them an opportunity to meet up for a chat and the children to play.

    For more information please contact  Sarah on  07780 540345 or Lucy on 07814 489414 for further details or email [email protected].
     

    See more details

  • 60+ Dance4Health

    February 6, 2023  11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester, UK
    - February 6, 2023

    Building confidence, balance, core stability, strength, co-ordination and friendships.

    For information, contact Chloe Brooks 07984 739584 or 01206 617110.

    See more details

  • TinyTalk baby signing class

    February 6, 2023  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Road, West Bergholt
    - February 6, 2023

    TinyTalk offers a unique service to introduce babies (and toddlers) to signed language based on British Sign Language (BSL), this helps babies to communicate before speech. TinyTalk runs classes that are fun and relaxed whilst learning a vital skill. Half an hour of singing and signing followed by half an hour playtime, coffee and a chocolate biscuit!

    Classes take place between 1:00pmand 2:00pm on Fridays in the West Bergholt Scout Hut, Lexden Road and are led by Deborah Taylor, a qualified BSL Level 2 instructor. Debs can be contacted either by phone, 01376 573241 or by email. You can find out more about TinyTalk on their website http://www.tinytalk.co.uk.

    See more details

  • Orpen Players

    February 6, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 6, 2023

    Always a welcome for new actors or backstage helpers

    See more details

  • SG Karate

    February 6, 2023  8:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Scout HQ, Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester, UK
    - February 6, 2023

    Contact Stuart Glister; 365150

    See more details

February 7, 2023
  • Mobile Library - Click for details

    February 7, 2023  1:55 pm - 4:45 pm - Albany Road, Lexden Road, Queens Road & Chapel Road
    - February 7, 2023

    Location                          Arrive          Depart
    Albany Road                   13.55         14.20
    Lexden Rd, Scout Hut    14.45         15.30
    Queens Road                  15.35         15.55
    Chapel Road                   16.00         16.45

    For renewals, enquiries and information any time, day or night www.essexcc.gov.uk/libraries

    Tel: 0845 603 7628 (The Answers People),
    Textphone: 0845 758 5592
    Email: [email protected]

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  • Pilates

    February 7, 2023  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - John Lampon Hall, Lexden Road, CO6 3BW
    - February 7, 2023

    Contact [email protected] for more information.

    See more details

  • Vocal Zones Choir

    February 7, 2023  7:15 pm - 8:45 pm - St Mary's Church West Bergholt, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 7, 2023

    For more information, please contact either Ann Long (Chairman) on 07596-071636 or Julia Richardson (Secretary) on 07775-896494

    See more details

  • Knitting & Crochet Group

    February 7, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Members' homes
    - February 7, 2023

    Call 01206 242015 for details

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  • Badminton

    February 7, 2023  8:15 pm - 9:15 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 7, 2023

    See more details

February 8, 2023
  • Ladies Badminton

    February 8, 2023  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 8, 2023

    New members welcome - contact Pat Butcher for details 242075

    See more details

  • Craft & Quilters

    February 8, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Various - contact Marie-Louise Fuell on 240642
    - February 8, 2023

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  • History Group

    February 8, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 8, 2023

    Members £2, Visitors £4.

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February 9, 2023
  • Open House Coffee Morning

    February 9, 2023  9:00 am - 10:00 am - St Mary's Church West Bergholt, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 9, 2023

    Every Thursday morning in term time. Under 5's welcome.

    See more details

  • 5Ts (Tea Together on a Thursday @ Two Thirty)

    February 9, 2023  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - St Mary's Church Hall, 34 New Church Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3JE, UK
    - February 9, 2023

    5T's fellowship for over 60's @ St. Mary The Virgin Church. Cake and company every Thursday afternoon at 2.30 pm in the Church hall. Contact Ron Seymour on 07772 241178

    See more details

  • Mobile Library Visits

    February 9, 2023  2:55 pm - 3:55 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 9, 2023

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  • Environment & Highways Committee

    February 9, 2023  5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSocial Club Meeting Room, Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 9, 2023

    The Environment Committee meetings normally review Handymen activities and maintenance/development plans for Playgrounds, Ponds, Trees & Local Highways.

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  • Bowls

    February 9, 2023  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Orpen Memorial Hall, 45-57 Lexden Rd, West Bergholt, Colchester CO6 3BG, UK
    - February 9, 2023

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  • British Legion

    February 9, 2023  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Beehive Pub, Little Horkesley
    - February 9, 2023

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