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NB: All events subject to change. Please check back closer to the date
Day Date Time Location Event
Monday  19th February 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's toddler Group in the Church Room. Contact Carol Coleman
Tuesday 20th February 2.15pm Littleton Flowerdown Holy Communion
Tuesday 20th February 4.15pm Littleton Prayers for those on the Benefice prayer list, Littleton Church Room.
Tuesday 20th February 7.30pm Wherwell Lent Series week 1, St Peter & Holy Cross, Wherwell
Wednesday 21st February 9.30am Littleton Holy Communion
Wednesday 21st February 7.30pm Littleton Mid-week House group, 2 Valley Road. Contact Carol and Michael Coleman for details
Friday 23rd February 11.00am Crawley Quarter peel bell-ringing (Salisbury Diocesan Guild)
Friday 23rd February 2.00pm Sparsholt Quarter peel bell-ringing (Salisbury bell-ringers)
Friday 23rd February 4.00pm Littelton Julian Meeting - new members alway welcome. Contact Sheila Trussler
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
Monday 26th March 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Toddler Group, Easter Celebration 
Sunday 1st April     EASTER SUNDAY
Monday 2nd April     St Catherine's Toddler Group on Easter break and resumes on Monday 16th April
Saturday 14th April 3.00pm Wherwell Wedding of Robert Webb and Thea-Rose Maxted-Pettman
Sunday 15th April 3.00pm Littleton Baptism of Mason Read
Saturday 21st April 11.30am Sparsholt Baptism of Charlie Sharrock
Sunday 22nd April 3.00pm Sparsholt Baptism of Hermione Knight
Saturday 5th May 3.30pm Littleton Wedding of Jack Lynch and Katie Slade
Sunday 6th May 2.30pm Crawley Baptism - Hugh Deehan
Saturday 12th May 12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Karl Smyth and Katherine Abraham
Sunday 13th May 2.30pm Sparsholt Baptism of Eden Funnell
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
Sunday 15th July 2.30pm Sparsholt Baptism - Lily-Belle Adams
Saturday 23rd June   Sparsholt Sparsholt Fete
Saturday 21st July 10.30am Chilbolton Blessing of the Wedding Vows of Olivier & Lucy Grujard and Baptism of Elodie Grujard
Saturday 11th August 12.30pm Wherwell Wedding - Edmund Houlston and Sophie Hallam
Saturday 25th August 12.30pm Sparsholt Marriage of Odumade Odutola & Katharina Hieger
Saturday 1st September   Littleton Littleton & Harestock Show
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


Saturday 3rd August 12.30pm Littleton Wedding of Jack Hooker and Jessica Honess
Sunday 1st September 2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Ross Macdonald and Alma Sargeant


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

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or telephone the Benefice Office open daily 9.00am-5.00pm; Tel: 01962 880845