[24 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Welcome to the Umborne Valley website | 1,770 views]
Welcome to the Umborne Valley website

The Umborne Valley nestles in the heart of East Devon, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
For those lucky enough to live here, the surrounding countryside offers ancient woodland, rivers and brooks, fields criss-crossed with hedgerows and wildlife in abundance. Needless to say, with such delights on show, it’s just as attractive to visitors.
This website is for both groups. You’ll find information on Umborne events, groups, services and attractions (such as the best local walks and pubs), as well as interviews with local people and much more. We hope you …

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[14 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Future Events at Umborne Hall or the Valley | 31 views]

1.  Saturday 19th August from 2 to 5 pm - Our annual Steam-up at Penventon ( up the steep lane near Shute Barton) home of  Tony & Liz Gosling. Miniature steam train rides around the fabulous garden, cream teas, ice-creams, cakes, raffle etc. 2.  Friday 1st September from 6pm onwards - our annual Duck Dash at Easy Bridge, Umborne. Duck races, home built miniature raft races, BBQ, bar and lots of fun. Free entry. 3.  Saturday 7th October from 7.30 onwards our annual Autumn Supper in Umborne Hall. Great autumn food, bar, table quiz, raffle and much more.

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[14 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on JesterB Concert in Umborne Hall | 23 views]
JesterB Concert in Umborne Hall

JesterB concert: (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen picture) This fantastic concert was held on Saturday 24th of June in Umborne Hall and was supported by 68 people who thoroughly enjoyed the singing and guitar playing, especially by Russell's brother Brian. Lots of singing along to some great songs from our younger days. Russell adds: "Just wanted to say a very big thank you to all who attended the music night last Saturday and helped it become such a success. What a great Valley welcome from the audience. I know ...

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[19 May 2017 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 10k & Fun Run 2017 – June 3rd 6pm | 203 views]
Umborne Ug 10k & Fun Run 2017 – June 3rd 6pm

Umborne Ug 10k & Fun Run 2017 The 12th running of the Umborne Ug 10k race took place on Saturday 3rd of June at 6pm. This is an on and mostly off road 10k in beautiful scenery with a couple of hills, suitable for runners of all abilities. At the end of the race there were the famous Umborne cakes, hot drinks, a bar with a barrel of beer and a great BBQ - plus special awards for the first three male and female runners, vet prizes MV40,50,60 FV35,45,55. This 10k race is part of the East Devon Community Series. Full results ...

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[19 May 2017 | Comments Off on Umborne Hall Trustees Meeting 21.2.17 | 21 views]

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE HALL TRUSTEES 7pm, Tuesday 21st February 2017, Umborne Village Hall Present: Phillip Ambler (chair), Neville Cheeseman, Carl Coman, Sue Gush, Lorna Ockenden, John Pearce, Carolyn Selley, Melanie Smith, Teresa Wilmington-Wills, Eleanor Wood. 1. Apologies: Peter Rugg, Rob Summers 2. Minutes of previous meeting (31st January 2017) These were agreed and signed off by Phillip Ambler (as chair of the meeting). 3. Matters arising from previous minutes Teresa has organised a “thank you” present for Anne & Ruhi for organising the Children’s’ Christmas Party 4. Treasurer’s update There are several cheques waiting to be paid in. The accounts have now been audited and will be presented ...

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[17 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Carolyn’s dinner at the Hall | 184 views]
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Umborne Hall Dinner: (photos - courtesy of Henry - can be enlarged by left clicking once and then left click again for a full screen picture) Rob Summers reports: Who needs a celebrity Chef? 70 people attended the hall on the evening of Friday 7th of April and received a fantastic meal prepared by our own Trustee Carolyn, and served by Georgie & Mimi. A mixture of regular and new faces spawned a high volume of conversation resulting in new friendships made and others cemented with a wonderful atmosphere throughout the building. It was also a super way to say thank you to ...