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



26th September

POSTPONED to 15th May 2021

2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Henry Message & Georgina Craig Harvey

27th September

3.30pm Sparsholt Baptism of Rosanna Jessel
Saturday 3rd October 11.30am Littleton Millennium Hall Littleton APCM
Sunday 4th October 3.30pm Littleton Baptism of Freddie Hughes
Wednesday  14th October 11.30am Wherwell Interment of the Ashes of Ray Blazdell
Wednesday 14th October 4pm Chilbolton Chilbolton APCM
Friday 16th October 11am Chilbolton Interment of the Ashes of John Smith
Friday 16th October 5pm Crawley Crawley APCM
Thursday 29th October 7.30pm Wherwell Wherwell APCM
Friday 30th October 7pm Sparsholt Sparsholt APCM
Saturday 31st October POSTPONED to 30th October 2021 3pm Chilbolton Wedding of Alex McIntosh & Bobby Coleman
Saturday  7th November POSTPONED to 2nd October 2021 3pm Wherwell Wedding of Harry Wolrige Gordon & Harriet McMillan
Saturday 14th November 2.30pm Littleton Wedding of Gary Baker & Pippa Walker
Wednesday 23rd December 12.30pm (tbc) Chilbolton Wedding of Barnaby Reekes & Emily Souter


Saturday 3rd April 2.00pm Wherwell Wedding of Sam Bussell & Jessica Lanyon
Saturday 1st May 2.30pm Wherwell Wedding of James Blackmoor & Kate Riney
Saturday 8th May 2.30pm Crawley Wedding of Daniel Cheater & Helen Bramwell
Saturday 15th May 2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Henry Message & Georgina Craig Harvey
Saturday 22nd May 2pm Sparsholt Wedding of Will Davies & Lucy Conroy
Friday 28th May 1pm Sparsholt Wedding of Callum Weir & Antonette Price
Saturday 29th May 1pm Chilbolton Wedding of Oliver Peach & Bean Mhi O'Boyle
Saturday 5th June 3pm Wherwell Blessing of Vows of Matt Barrett & Nadine Abelado
Saturday 5th June 3.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Lee Hall & Jadine Crosswell
Saturday 12th June 12 noon - 3.30pm Wherwell Wherwell Fete
Saturday 19th June 1-4pm Sparsholt  Sparsholt Fete
Saturday 26th June 12.30 - 3.30pm Chilbolton Chilbolton Fete
Saturday 10th July 3pm Chilbolton Wedding of John Newton & Emma Boswell
Saturday 24th July 12.30pm Littleton Wedding of Chris Westwood & Hilary Thomas
Saturday 31st July 12 noon Littleton Wedding of Daniel Pickering & Sara Evans
Saturday 31st July 3.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Richard Sage & Suzanne Wesley
Saturday 21st August  12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Shane Webb & Terri Hyde
Thursday 26th August 11.30am Sparsholt Wedding of Leigh Faux & Georgina Evangelos
Saturday 2nd October  3pm Wherwell Wedding of Harry Wolrige Gordon & Hattie McMillan
Saturday 30th October  3pm Chilbolton Wedding of Alex McIntosh & Bobby Coleman


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

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