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Terrible title - great film
You couldn't think of a worse title than THE BIG SICK , but don't let that put you off this Friday's (19 Jan) film night choice at Clayhidon.  This is a terrific rom com. It's the true story of how Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student
Emily Gardner fell in love but struggled with her critical illness and a clash of cultures. Access to the hall is open, despite the Road Closed signs.  >Read more

Cool jazz in the hall

Live jazz comes to Clayhidon on Friday 26 January for the first time since anyone can remember. The Neil Maya Quartet are rooted in the sounds of the cool jazz movement of the 50’s and 60’s, but they love playing other styles such as funk, samba, African and even folk-rock.
The second set is a tribute to the late Dave Brubeck of ‘Take 5’ fame
. >Read more.

Victoria and Abdul

Judi Dench and Ali Fazal star in the Film Night choice for Friday 16 February. Victoria and Abdul (15) tells the extraordinary true story of the hushed-up friendship between the elderly and cantankerous Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk who had travelled from India for her Golden Jubilee. Her inner circle hated the relationship, and disapproved of her learning Urdu and the Koran. Lord Salisbury half expected her to start wearing a bourka.. >Read more.

Gigaclear team start work

These Romanian engineers arrived in Clayhidon on 15 January not just to dig up the roads but to give the parish the fastest broadband in Britain.
They are part of a large team laying a network of fibre optic cables and household connection pots for Gigaclear, which will eventually provide broadband speeds of up to 1,000 megabits per second,  28 times faster than the national average.

Moosehead Blues Band

The fantastic Moosehead Blues Band play at Clayhidon Parish Hall on Saturday 24 February.

They perform a wide range of blues and rock styles, from Broonzy and Williamson, through Clapton and Hendrix, from old, deep and dark to more up to date numbers, some self-penned. The band features Robert West on guitar and vocals, Nick Girone-Maddocks on bass and Glen Dawson-Davey on drums. >Read more.