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
Tuesday 14th August 4.15pm Littleton Prayers for those on the Benefice prayer list, Littleton Church Room
Wednesday 15th August 9.30am Littleton Holy Communion
Thursday 16th August 11.00am Littleton Interment of Ashes - Barbara Lank
Friday 17th August 4.00pm Littleton Julian Meeting - new members always welcome. Contact Sheila Trussler.
Saturday 18th August 8.00am Crawley Saturday Breakfast Group. Please contact Phil Payne for details.
Saturday 18th August 10.00am Littleton Prayerful Preparation for Peace & Wholeness, 6 Rozelle Close.
Wednesday 22nd August 2.00pm Littleton Funeral Service at Basingstoke Crematorium - Dorothy Davies
Friday 24th August 1.15pm Littleton Funeral Service at Basingstoke Crematorium - Ruth Hicks
Saturday 25th August 12.30pm Sparsholt Marriage of Odumade Odutola & Katharina Hieger
Sunday 26th August 2.30pm Littleton Baptism of Theordore Osborne
Saturday 1st September   Littleton Littleton & Harestock Show
Saturday 1st September All Day Crawley Bach Weekend
Sunday 2nd September 10.00am Littleton Littleton & Harestock Show Service
Sunday 2nd September All Day Crawley Bach Weekend
Sunday 2nd September 2.30pm Sparsholt Baptism of Eden Funnell
Saturday 8th September All Day Wherwell Ride & Stride
Monday 10th September 10.00am Littleton St Catherine's Toddler Group, Littleton Church Room. Resumes today after the summer. Contact Carol Coleman  01962 881886
Thursday 13th September 12.30pm Chilbolton Interment of the Ashes of Shirley Dixon
Saturday 22nd September 3.30pm Chilbolton Wedding of Jason Brandon and Mandy Burton
Friday 12th October  1.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Sean Barnes and Karla Fry
Wednesday 24th October 2.00pm Sparsholt Interment of Ashes of Sylivia Elizabeth May
Sunday 28th October 2.30pm Littleton Baptism of Chloe and Olivia Dibben
Monday 31st December 2.00pm Sparsholt Renewal of Wedding Vows - Peter and Lisa Yeates


Saturday 27th April  4.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Charles Craig Harvey and Rosalind O'Shaughnessy
Friday 19th July 1.30pm Littleton Wedding of Alexander Marshall and Clare Henley
Saturday 3rd August 12.30pm Littleton Wedding of Jack Hooker and Jessica Honess
Saturday 31st August tbc Wherwell Wedding of Luke Ward and Clare Neave
Sunday 1st September 2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Ross Macdonald and Alma Sargeant


Friday 17th July 1.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Callum Weir & Antonette Price


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