What’s Happening in and Around Cockfield
Choose how you want to view events:
- Click an event to see the event detail if available
- Click the Month button to choose a different view of the calendar.
- Click the category drop down arrow to view to only those events in the selected category (more than one category can be selected or de-selected to arrive at the chosen view)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if there is a local event you would like included in the calendar, or if you spot an error.
If you are organising an event on a larger scale – perhaps a fete for example – and you want to avoid a date clash, check the Heart of Suffolk website, which lists many events taking place in the area.
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the main hall, Cockfield Village Hall and will be subject to Covid restrictions, including but not limited to:
- Maximum attendance of 30 (including County & District Cllrs, Parish Cllrs and Representatives of Village Groups,
- Social distancing,
- One way system of access and egress,
- Wearing of face masks at all times, unless exemption applies
- Use of hand sanitisers (provided by Village Hall)
- Attendees to remain seated during meeting
7.30pm on Thursday 20h May 2021 to be held at the Village Hall (main hall area)
1. Welcome and introduction by the Chairman of Cockfield Parish Council.
2. To note any apologies for absence:
3. To approve the minutes of the last Annual Parish Meeting held on 30 May 2019.
4. Matters arising from the minutes from the last Annual Parish Meeting.
5. County Councillor Report – Cllr Robert Lindsay.
6. District Councillor Reports – Cllr Clive Arthey & Cllr Margaret Maybury.
7. Parish Council Report – Cllr Derek Southgate, Chairman.
8. Suffolk Constabulary CEO (Sudbury and Haverhill) – PC Darren Marshall
9. Village Organisations and Activities:
A key opportunity for the various organisations and groups which serve the community, and others who represent the village, to provide brief reports on their activities in the last 12 months and their future plans:
9.1 Community Council Rodney Williams
9.2 Village Hall Management Committee Janne Cutting-Keyton
9.3 Computer Circle/Village Website Neil Ashton
9.4 CEVC Primary School Trudie Harkin
9.5 CATEY Pre-School Dick Bayes
9.6 St Peter’s Church Revd Sharon Potter
9.7 United Charities Tony Box
9.8 Women’s Institute Brenda Cantlay
9.9 Football Club Joe Brinkley
9.10 Congregational Church Gerry Blake
9.11 “Green Links” Janne Cutting-Keyton
9.12. Village Recorder Brenda Dyer
10. Open Forum:
To raise any matters relating to Cockfield which residents wish to highlight.
Cllr Derek Southgate
Chairman, Cockfield Parish Council
Published: 28 April 2021
For our 2021 return, this screening will be subject to the 50% capacity, socially distanced rules. From the June 25th screening onwards, all being well it will be the full return of the cinema as we know it.
Doors open 7pm, 7.30 pm start.
Running time 100 mins
During World War II, reclusive writer Alice has her sequestered life upended when Frank, an evacuee from the London Blitz, is left in her care. Despite initially resolving to be rid of him, Alice finds herself and her emotions reawakened by him.
These are the main changes that will be implemented for the resumption:
- Admittance will be by advanced reservation only. Tickets will not be issued and walk-ins will not be permitted.
- Seat prices are as before £4.50 adults, £3 children
- To reserve up to 4 places, please email email@example.com. Confirmation of your reservation will be issued.
- To assist with seating on the day, if reserving 2-4 places you will be asked for the number of family units – i.e. who are not socially distancing amongst themselves.
- For contact tracing, at the time of reserving the person booking will be asked for a contact phone number and/or email address.(In line with government guidelines this information will be retained for 21 days after the screening).
- Payment will be collected on arrival; exact money is requested please.
- Please contact one of the above if you have reserved places but cannot attend, so that the place(s) can be reallocated.
The village hall and the cinema set up will be fully Covid compliant.
Please note the following changes that are in place as a result of Covid-19
- Please contact us if you need to cancel or alter your reservation
- If anyone in your booking is exhibiting Covid like symptoms, please do not attend
- Payment will be collected when you arrive, exact money if you can please
- A face covering must be worn whilst in the hall. Please remember your masks or visors
- Seating will be set out according to social distancing guidelines. Chairs must not be moved by attendees.
- Please observe social distancing. Regrettably mingling for conversations will not be possible
- A one-way system for access, exit and use of toilets will be in force and indicated by signs.
- Hand sanitiser will be available at the entrance and in the hall and must be used on arrival
- Ice cream will be offered, £1.50 per tub
- Attendees may bring their own teas, coffees, other drinks, mugs, glasses etc. All materials and litter must be taken away again at the end
- There will not be a raffle and the interval will be shorter than usual
- Once the screening is over attendees will be asked to leave the building via the marked exits and not gather for conversations.
- Chairs will be stacked away by designated people. Attendees are asked not to help out.
Any changes to applicable guidelines will be communicated to attendees.
Please contact Julie or Neil at the above email if you have any questions.
This is a great opportunity for you to get rid of those unwanted items you’ve accumulated and to raise some money for yourselves and the Community Council. You set up your stall at the front of your property and we provide a map showing where you are. Further details including registration information will be published nearer the time.
Cockfield Community Council presents
It's our pub quiz with a difference. You enter your answer in a special app on your smartphone and the results and leaderboard are shown as we go. We meet in the village hall which will add to the competitive edge! For those who have taken part in the SpeedQuizzes over Zoom, this is very similar. By being together in the village hall we can incorporate additional features to add to the fun.
Further information will be published nearer the time.