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The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is now closed until the 10th September.  It will be open for ‘Soup’s On’ on a Wednesday and for the Friday Coffee Group.

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The Coffee Shop is getting ready to reopen on Tuesday 10th Sept.  But for the first week it will be mornings only.

You’ll find us at the end of the St Andrew’s Church Centre – look for the purple sign and the sandwich board by the pedestrian entrance

Usual Opening Times
Tuesday                                  9.00 to 12.00  –  3.00 to 5.00
Wednesday                           9.00 to 12.00  –  3.00 to 6.00
Thursday                                 9.00 to 12.00  –  3.00 to 6.00
Friday                                      9.00 to 12.00  –  3.00 to 6.00
Saturday                                 9.00 to 12.00  –  closed
Sunday & Monday                closed
 
We also host regular and one off activities.  See below for the regular ones and watch out for the one off’s 
 
Tuesday         Knit, Sew & Natter                                                  10.00 – 12.00 
 
Wednesday  Soups-On (after Communion in the Chapel)      12.00 – 13.30
 
Friday             Coffee Group                                                         10.00 – 12.00

Our aim is to be open for all these advertised times but occasionally we run out of volunteers so we apologise if you find us closed.

 

Where possible we sell fairtrade drinks which include 

juices from 35p,
50p for a mug of tea,
hot chocolate £1.00
£1.10 for a speciality coffee Latte, Cappacino.

All our take-away drinks in compostable cups with compostable lids. 

For the food lovers we have introduced a new range of cakes & bakes from Bellaroo Bakes.  Started by a local entrepreneur Beth, Bellaroo Bakes make special occasion cakes.  Beth has agreed to create a small range of cakes & bakes especially for us.
Please try them and let us know what you think.

 

 


About the Coffee Shop

This fantastic community facility that started with a flask and an empty room, continues to be an oasis for busy villagers, a warm welcome for those who come to ballet, a creative space for art and craft ideas and a test audience for local entrepreneurs’ new business ideas.

We still rely on volunteers, but we are now in a purpose built coffee shop. If you are interested in joining the team, either with a regular slot or to join our ‘reserves’ please contact Margriet Wells via the Church Office.

What’s on offer?

Knit and Natter in coffee shop

We serve fresh fairtrade Columbian coffee, tea and hot chocolate with a choice of snacks.

We sell all sorts of gifts including a good selection of:

Locally made jams and marmalade
Cards including handmade and hand painted and some by local artists.

One of our regular knitters at Knit and Natter that meet every Tuesday, makes children’s cardigans and jumpers and they are for sale in the coffee shop – prices start at £4 and make a perfect gift.

During the week…

We have a small area for toddlers to play.   So if you need an oasis in your busy day or a friendly face please drop in, there is always a listening ear.

The Knit, Sew & Natter group meet every Tuesday from 10 -12 in the coffee shop.  If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand or have a project that needs an expert, why not drop in?  They would be happy to help.  No need to bring any materials – a starter pack for either crochet or knitting can be supplied.

The Wednesday Communion congregation meet in the Coffee Shop after the service in the Chapel at 10.30am.

Need a chat? The Friday Coffee Group meet from 10-12 for a good yarn over a cuppa.

Painting Classes use the coffee shop every Monday in term time 1-3pm. More info at www.heathermcdowell.co.uk

Coffee shop from door

We collect small/travel size toiletries to make up bags for the homeless.  If anyone has airline goodies, toothbrushes or sample sizes of toothpaste, shampoo, bodywash, soap, flannels etc, they can be left in The Coffee Shop and assured of a good home.

At the end of each financial year the Coffee Shop now donates 20% of its profit to Deserving Children Africa (DCA). We are sponsoring a child through school and receive regular updates about her progress.