This is the official website of The Downs Benefice Winchester, Hampshire.


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


Monday 16th October 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Toddler Group, in the Church Room
Tuesday 17th October 2.00pm Littleton Flowerdown Holy Communion
Tuesday 17th October 4.15pm Littleton Prayers for those on the Benefice prayer list, Littleton Church Room
Tuesday 17th October 8.00pm Sparsholt Sparsholt House Group
Wednesday 18th October 9.30am Littleton Holy Communion
Wednesday 18th October 6.30pm Sparsholt Sparsholt School Oak Class Project Outcome, Sparsholt Church
Wednesday 18th October 7.30pm Littleton Mid-week House gorup, 2 Valley Road. Contact Carol and Michael Coleman for details.
Thursday 19th October 7.00pm Benefice 'To be a Pilgrim' session 3, Chilbolton Church
Friday 20th October 4.00pm Littleton Julian Meeting - new members always welcome. Contact Sheila Trussler.
Saturday 21st October 8.00am Crawley Saturday Breakfast Group. Please phone Phil Payne for details
Monday 23rd October 10.00am Littleton Half Term - No St Catherine's Toddler Group
Wednesday 25th October 2.30pm Crawley Thanksgiving Service for the Life of Diana Every
Wednesday 25th October 7.30pm Crawley Benefice Council
Friday 27th October 2.00pm Littleton Thanksgiving Service for the Life of Muriel Witts
Sunday 29th October 10.00am Littleton Family Communion Service - 'Hope for a Broken World'
Sunday 29th October 2.30pm Littleton Baptism of Holly Ball
Monday 30th October 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Toddler Group, in the Church Room
Monday 30th October 11.00am Sparsholt Family Funeral and Burial of Jill Wood
Monday 30th October 2.00pm Sparsholt Thanksgiving Service for the Life of Jill Wood
Tuesday 31st October 2.00pm Littleton Thanksgiving Service for the Life of Dennis Woodward followed by IoA
Thursday 2nd November 11.00am Littleton Interment of Ashes of Frances Stagg
Saturday 4th November  12.30pm Littleton Wedding of Robert Evans & Holly Ball
Tuesday 7th November 7.30pm Chilbolton Chilbolton PCC Meeting
Saturday 18th November 10.00am Harestock House Communion. Monks Rest, Littleton
Tuesday 21st November 7.30pm Littleton Littleton PCC
Wednesday 22nd November 11.00am Littleton Interment of Ashes of Elizabeth Platts
Thursday  23rd November 7.30pm Wherwell Wherwell PCC
Sparsholt 5th December 7.30pm Sparsholt Sparsholt PCC Meeting
Saturday 9th December All day Wherwell Wherwell Singers Concert
Tuesday 19th December 10.30am Sparsholt Interment of Ashes of Reginald Moffat


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 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
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 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

If no contact details are given, please email the Benefice Administrator

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