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Diary

For Sunday services, please see Sunday Services

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

2020

       
April        
Thursday

2nd April

CANCELLED

9.15am Sparsholt School Easter Service
Thursday

2nd April

POSTPONED

7.15pm for 7.30pm Wherwell Lent Series - Talk 5 - given by Dr Guy Roland, Consultant Endocrinoloigist
Saturday

4th April

POSTPONED

2pm Wherwell Wedding of Michael Darcy & Rachel Eddy
SUNDAY 5th April     PALM SUNDAY
Sunday

5th April

CANCELLED

6pm Wherwell Spring Meditations - William Tyndale
Tuesday

7th April

POSTPONED

7.20pm Chilbolton St Mary the Less APCM (in Village Hall)
THURSDAY 9th April     MAUNDY THURSDAY
FRIDAY 10th April     GOOD FRIDAY
SUNDAY 12th April     EASTER SUNDAY
Friday

24th April

POSTPONED

6pm Crawley St Mary's APCM
Saturday

25th April

POSTPONED

2pm Crawley Baptism of Orlando Hunter
Saturday

25th April

POSTPONED

6pm Wherwell Auction of Promises
Sunday

26th April

POSTPONED

11am Littleton St Catherine's APCM (following on from Sunday service)
Sunday

26th April

POSTPONED

2.30pm Chilbolton Private Baptism
Thursday 30th April 6pm Wherwell St Peter & Holy Cross APCM
May        
Sunday 3rd May 6pm Wherwell Spring Meditations - Maximillian Kolbe
Saturday 9th May 4pm-6pm Crawley Messy Church
Saturday

16th May 

POSTPONED to 2021

2.30pm Wherwell Wedding of James Blackmoor & Kate Riney
Sunday 14th May 10am Chilbolton Baptism of Chester Hunt
Friday

22nd May

POSTPONED

tbc Littleton Concert
Saturday

23rd May

POSTPONED - 1st August 2020

2pm Sparsholt Wedding of Will Davies & Lucy Conroy
Saturday 30th May 1pm Chilbolton Wedding of Oliver Peach & Bean Mhi O'Boyle
Saturday

30th May

CANCELLED

tbc Wherwell Wherwell Singers Concert
Saturday 30th May to Saturday 6th June       BENEFICE HOLIDAY/RETREAT IN RYDAL
June        
SUNDAY 7th June     TRINITY SUNDAY
Sunday 7th June 11am Sparsholt Benefice Open-air service followed by Benefice Picnic (at Northwood Park)
Saturday

13th June

CANCELLED

12 noon - 3.30pm Wherwell WHERWELL FETE
Saturday

13th June

POSTPONED - Friday 28th August

12.30pm Littleton Wedding of Chris Westwood & Hilary Thomas
Sunday 14th June 12 noon onwards Littleton Littleton Village Open Gardens
Saturday

20th June

CANCELLED

12.30-3.30pm Chilbolton CHILBOLTON FETE
Saturday

20th June

CANCELLED

1-4pm Sparsholt SPARSHOLT FETE
Saturday 20th June 3pm Wherwell Wedding of Matthew Barrett & Nadine Abeledo
Saturday

27th June

POSTPONED to 

3pm Chilbolton Wedding of Alex McIntosh & Bobby Coleman
Sunday 28th June 12 noon onwards Wherwell Wherwell Village Open Gardens
July        
Saturday 11th July 4pm-6pm Littleton Messy Church
Sunday 12th July 10.00am Littleton Family Communion and Baptism of Dylan Poltorak
Friday 17th July 1.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Callum Weir & Antonette Price
Saturday 18th July 12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Mark Zarb-Adami & Fiona Willsher
Tuesday 221st July 9.15am Sparsholt School Leavers Service
August        
Saturday

22nd August

POSTPONED to 2021

3.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Lee Hall and Jadine Crosswell
Saturday 29th August  12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Shane Webb & Terri Hyde
September        
Thursday 3rd September 4pm Littleton PET SHOW (at Recreation Ground)
Saturday

5th September

CANCELLED

12noon - 5pm Littleton LITTLETON & HARESTOCK SHOW (in Marquee and at Recreation Ground)
Sunday

6th September

CANCELLED

10am Littleton Littleton Show Service (in Marquee at Recreation Ground)
Saturday 19th September 3pm Chilbolton Wedding of John Newton & Emma Boswell
Saturday 26th September 2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Henry Message & Georgina Craig Harvey
October        
November        
Saturday 14th November 2.30pm Littleton Wedding of Gary Baker & Pippa Walker
December        
Wednesday 23rd December 12.30pm (tbc) Chilbolton Wedding of Barnaby Reekes & Emily Souter

2021

       
Saturday 12th June 12 noon - 3.30pm Wherwell Wherwell Fete
Saturday 31st July 12 noon Littleton Wedding of Daniel Pickering & Sara Evans
Thursday 26th August 11.30am Sparsholt Wedding of Leigh Faux & Georgina Evangelos

 

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

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