Milland Stores will be open from 6pm on 2nd November 2019. While the village bonfire night is underway we will be selling hot and cold drinks, burgers, hotdogs and vegetarian bakes.
The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company are back this summer with their new play 'Ikarus Inc'. They will be performing in Milland on 31st July 2019. Tickets will be on sale in the shop or online at www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk website. The Story It’s the little mid-West town of Dreamville, Indiana, in the 1950’s and a commercial traveler called Daedalus Gildersleeves comes into town selling dreams from his suitcase. He begins banging on doors and calling, ‘Yo’ dreams are just a place! We’ll take you there at Ikarus inc! Purveyors of fine dreams.’ The factory workers from Costello’s Automobile Corporation, who spend all day on the assembly line, come flooding out to see what all the fuss is about. With Daedalus is his pasty-faced son, Ikarus who sings that they should stop chasing crows, but rather fly like the birds to their dreams. What they hope for is just a place and if they buy a ticket Daedalus and Ikarus will meet them at the top of a high place and fly with them there. The mayor of Dreamville, Earl Brewster, is sceptical. But out of Daedalus’ case comes flying the objects of their dreams, a fast car, a fishing pole and for Earl, the governorship of the state or even The White House. The workers are convinced and start buying the tickets. Ikarus begins to meet the kids of the town; he is ‘real strange’ they think, but they are drawn by him and he takes them to his and his father’s apartment and they see the wings. Sandra, the mayor’s daughter, thinks Ikarus may have taken a little blue pill and tries to explain to him the difference between the stories she has read in her book, [...]
The highly popular annual match between Milland and South America will be happening at the end of June on the sports field in Milland. The exact details will follow shortly.
The Milland Christmas Fair, organised by Friends of the Shop will take place in the Milland Village Hall on 5th December between 10am - 5pm. The fair is in aid of Over The Moon, a local childrens' charity. 30 fabulous stalls will be offering an abundance of Christmas food and gift ideas for friends and family. Also on sale will be Nordmann Christmas trees in all sizes.
On 26th June we held a wine-tasting event at the shop. Simon from Ellis of Richmond, who are based in South Harting came with a selection of wines to try. We chose 5 delicious new wines which are now in stock. Please remember that you can order cases of wine by midday on Wednesday for delivery at the weekend.
We are having a wine and cheese tasting event on Tuesday 26th June at 6pm - 8pm. Entry is free and all are welcome. Why not come and be a part of choosing our new lines. Our wine expert from Ellis of Richmond will be on hand!
We have 2 cinema dates left this year: 29th March - Goodbye Christopher Robin 26th April - Churchill Cost per film is £6.50 per person. We will again be offering supper at £5.00 per head and selling refreshments and ice creams. Individual cinema tickets can be purchased at the Milland Stores approx one week prior to each film or at the door on the evening. If you require supper please book this in advance through the shop. We do hope you will come and join us!