News from the Village of Carlby – June 2022

CARLBY KOFUKAN KARATE-DO CLUB practises an old traditional form of karate in the style of Shito-Ryu. We practice Kata and fighting techniques for gradings and competitions under the instruction of Nigel Parsons 5th Dan blackbelt. We hold a mixed session of children and adults every Monday at Carlby Village Hall Monday 6.30- 8-30pm. Please contact Nigel on 07802223388 or 

VILLAGE HALL HIRE: The hall is available for hire. If you would like to book the village hall please email: with your name, address (special rates for Carlby villagers) and details of when you would like the hall. 

CARLBY AND DISTRICT WI next meeting is on Tuesday 14th June in Carlby Village Hall at 7.30pm. Our speaker will be Steve Seabrook, a retired Police Inspector, who will give us a talk entitled ‘Firearms Incidents’. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, usually in Carlby Village Hall, and welcome new members and visitors. For more information please contact Sue Blessett 01778 590312 or NB…Our July meeting is a joint meeting with Witham on the Hiil WI and will be on Tuesday July 5th in their Parish Hall. 

CARLBY WALKERS: Our monthly walks take place on the 2nd Wednesday of the month and all villagers and their friends are welcome to come along for a walk of between 3 and 5 miles. These walks are relaxed and friendly led by volunteers and information of the route is sent out to regular walkers or can be obtained by contacting Dave Richardson a week prior to the walk on 07817 776341 or email 

CARLBY PARISH COUNCIL sends out a newsletter via email with useful updates concerning Carlby village. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter please email the clerk to be added to the mailing list. The more residents who subscribe the more useful our information can be to you. Dates of next meetings, 26 July, 27 September and 29 November 


Thurs 2nd 9.15 for 9.30 p.m Gathering on the Village Green for light show and free glass of fizz (or soft drink) to toast The Queen. Picture Treasure Hunt sheets available 

Fri 3rd 11 a.m Grand opening of the Village History Exhibition and Flower Display at St Stephens. Church open 11-6 

Platinum Jubilee Pub Quiz at Carlby Village Hall 8-11 p.m 

Sat 4th 2-4 p.m Garden Party at the Old Rectory with music, games, Pimms and flower stalls. No charge for entry and free tea, cakes and soft drinks. All donations gratefully received and will be split between Stamford Food Bank and a Ukranian relief fund. Church open 10-6 

Sun 5th 10.30 a.m Jubilee Thanksgiving Service at St Stephen’s Church 

12.30 onwards Picnic on the Village Green with a free glass of fizz or soft drink. 

Unveiling of Platinum Jubilee Commemorative tree plaque and Treasure Hunt results 


We have two pub nights in June: 

Friday 3rd June 

We have an extra-special pub night to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Join us for a Royal Night Out and themed quiz. 

Saturday 25th June 

We’re celebrating the Summer Solstice and heading back to the Swinging Sixties for some peace and love man! 

Enjoy our themed quiz and groovy nibbles. 

Fully licensed bar – with real ale 

Doors open at 8.00 p.m – 11.00 p.m