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NB: All events subject to change. Please check back closer to the date
Day Date Time Location Event


Monday 18th December 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Toddler Nativity in St. Catherine's Church 
Tuesday 19th December 10.30am Sparsholt Interment of Ashes of Reginald Moffat
Tuesday 19th December 2.00pm Littleton Flowerdown Christmas Holy Communion
Tuesday 19th December 4.15pm Littleton Prayers for those on the Benefice prayer list, Littleton Church Room
Wednesday 20th December 9.30am Littleton Holy Communion
Wednesday 20th December 2.30pm Littleton Westholme Christmas Holy Communion
Wednesday 20th December 6.00pm Wherwell Wherwell School Christmas Service
Wednesday 20th December     NO Mid-week House Group
Friday 22nd December 4.00pm Littelton Julian Meeting - new members always welcome. Contact Sheila Trussler


Saturday 6th January 11.30am Chilbolton Thanksgiving Service for the life of Jean Mann
Monday 8th January 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Todder Group, the Church Room
Friday 12th January 12.00noon Crawley Interment of Ashes of Coral Northeast
Saturday 20th January 11.00 am Chilbolton Interment of Ashes of John Ash
Sunday 4th February 10.00 am Chilbolton Baptism of Alana Painter within Family Service
Sunday 25th February 2.30pm Chilbolton Baptism of Freya Sherwin
Sunday 4th March 2.30pm Wherwell Baptism of Leo Marsh
Saturday 10th March 12.30pm Littleton Renewal of Wedding vows - Darren and Emma Wellesley-Davies
Saturday 17th March 3.00pm Sparsholt Renewal of Wedding vows - Barry and June Cherrett
Sunday 25th March 3.00pm Littleton Baptism of Chloe Gillmore
Sunday 1st April     EASTER SUNDAY
Saturday 14th April 3.00pm Wherwell Wedding of Robert Webb and Thea-Rose Maxted-Pettman
Saturday 21st April 11.30am Sparsholt Baptism of Charlie Sharrock
Sunday 22nd April 2.30pm Sparsholt Baptism of Hermione Knight
Saturday 5th May 3.30pm Littleton Wedding of Jack Lynch and Katie Slade
Saturday 12th May 12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Karl Smyth and Katherine Abraham
Friday 18th May  12.30pm Wherwell Wedding of David Toland and Jennifer Bradford
Saturday 26th May 1.30pm Littleton Wedding of Philip Eshelby and Emily Coen
Saturday 26th May 2.30pm Wherwell Wedding of Lee Payne and Nicola Mayes
Saturday 9th June   Wherwell Wherwell Fete
Saturday 16th June 12.30pm Wherwell Wedding of Jamie Mason and Teresa Webb
Saturday 23rd June   Chilbolton Chilbolton Fete
Saturday 23rd June   Sparsholt Sparsholt Fete
Saturay 21st July 3.30pm Chilbolton Blessing of the Wedding Vows of Olivier and Lucy Grujard
Saturday 11th August 12.30pm Wherwe;; Wedding - Edmund Houlston and Sophie Hallam
Saturday 1st September   Littleton Littleton & Harestock Show
Saturday 1st September 2.00pm Wherwell Wedding - Luke Ward and Clare Neave
Sunday 2nd September 10.00am Littleton Littleton & Harestock Show Service
Saturday 8th September   Wherwell Ride & Stride
Friday 12th October  1.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Sean Barnes and Karla Fry
Monday 31st December   Sparsholt Renewal of Wedding Vows - Peter and Lisa Yeates


KEY to event Location: Ch = Chilbolton; Cr = Crawley; Li = Littleton; Sp = Sparsholt; Wh = Wherwell

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