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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


Saturday 24th August 3pm Crawley Private Service
Sunday 25th August 2.30pm Littleton Baptism of James Geary
Sunday 1st September 2.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Ross Saville and Alma Sargeant
Monday 2nd September 12 noon Wherwell Interment of the Ashes of Anne Liddell
Monday 2nd September 2pm Sparsholt Funeral and Burial of Martin Bright
Saturday 14th September All Day Wherwell Ride & Stride
Saturday 14th September 4pm-6pm Littleton Messy Church
Saturday 21st September 3.30pm Wherwell Wedding of Thomas Hogg and Felicia Bettin
Sunday 22nd September 3.30pm Littleton Baptism of Teddy Sanchez
Friday 27th September 2.00pm Sparsholt Baptism of Fenwick Peach
Saturday 28th September 12.30pm Chilbolton Wedding of Michael Dolloway and Gill Granger
Saturday 12th october 4pm-6pm Crawley Messy Church
Sunday 20th October 2.30pm Crawley Baptism of Max and Thomas Howard
Saturday 26th October 12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Mark Giblin and Francesca Cook
Sunday 27th October 2.30pm Sparsholt Baptism of Topsy Jackson
Saturday 9th November 4pm-6pm Sparsholt Messy Church
Saturday 30th November 2.30pm (tbc) Wherwell Wedding of James Conway and Megan Thorne
Saturday 7th December 2.00pm Chilbolton Wedding of Julian West and Krysia Eddery
Saturday 14th December 4pm-6pm Littleton Messy Church


Saturday 11th January 4pm-6pm Crawley Messy Church
Saturday 8th February 4pm-6pm Sparsholt Messy Church
Saturday 14th March 4pm-6pm Littleton Messy Church
Saturday 9th May 4pm-6pm Crawley Messy Church
Saturday 16th May  2.30pm Wherwell Wedding of James Blackmoor & Kate Riney
Saturday 23rd May 2.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Will Davies & Lucy Conroy
Saturday 13th June 4pm-6pm Sparsholt Messy Church
Saturday 20th June 3.00pm Wherwell Wedding of Matthew Barrett & Nadine Abeledo
Saturday 11th July 4pm-6pm Littleton Messy Church
Friday 17th July 1.00pm Sparsholt Wedding of Callum Weir & Antonette Price
Saturday 29th August  12.30pm Sparsholt Wedding of Shane Webb & Terri Hyde
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


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