What's On in The Hendreds from Friday 19th August 2022

Church Services:

Sunday 21st August
9:30am Holy Trinity, West Hendred, Holy Communion (CWT)
11:00am Holy Trinity, Ardington, Holy Communion (BCP)

Sunday 28th August

9:30am All Saints', Lockinge, Holy Communion (BCP)
11:00am St Augustine's, East Hendred, Holy Communion (CW)

St Mary's Catholic Church, East Hendred
Sunday Masses:
9:30am, 6:00pm
Full information about the church and services at:

Hendred Stores and Post Office - Holiday
Kindly note that the shop and post office will be
closed from Tuesday 23rd August to Monday 29th August
inclusive whilst we take some time off,  and will
re-open at 7am on Tuesday 30th.

Please also be aware that Royal Mail have strikes
planned for the 26th and 31st August and the
8th and 9th September.
We therefore recommend that if you have something
which needs posting during this time, please send
as early as possible as there will undoubtedly be
delays in both collections and processing in the
coming weeks.

HEG Community Larder - Monday 22nd August
On Monday 22nd August the Larder will be open
At Snells Hall from 4 to 6:00pm.
The Community Larder distributes food that would otherwise
go to waste. We can't guarantee what we'll be sent each
week but it's all good stuff on the day. Some people join
to save on their food bills and some because they hate
If you're interested in joining, send an email to

Golden Age - Thursday 1st September
The Golden Age, which is a club for the
older residents of the village, will be
holding an “open” meeting, with no charge,  
at on Thursday 1st September,
3pm at Snells Hall.  So please come for
a delicious tea and a chat and bring some
friends as well. After tea there will be
a talk by a representative of a local
charity Parkinson’s.me.
For enquiries please ring Susie 07710274653

Not Just a Beer Festival!
The 10th West Hendred Not Just a Beer Festival
takes place 6-11pm Friday 2nd and 12-11pm
Saturday 3rd September.
18 cask ales, ciders, wine, gin, soft drinks.
Friday evening – curry night 7-9.30pm
Saturday family fun in the park, live music, burgers,
hotdogs, hog roast
Entry £4 to cover both days, all entertainment and
a free souvenir glass. Cash preferred, but hope to
be able to offer card payment too.

The Community Kitchen - Next open Tuesday 6th September

The Community Kitchen is having a break
and will next take place on Tuesday 6th September

Hendred Store and Post Office
Summer opening times:
Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 11am

The store stocks a small selection of fresh produce,
as well as a variety of tinned and chilled foods,
beer, wine, cakes, confectionery etc.
We bake savoury pies and make sandwiches during the
week, and at the weekend bake croissants.

BAAA Posies and Punnets
Fragrant posies and tasty fruit and veg
every Saturday 10am - 12 until early September
at Bowling Alley Allotments.
Get jamming and pickling!
BAAA asks for a minimum donation of £1.
(BAAA is the Bowling Alley Allotments Association)

Fresh Fruit and Veg

Mathews and Son will be outside Hendred Stores
every Wednesday lunchtime selling fresh fruit
and vegetables.
Orders can be placed ready for collection by
emailing mathewsandson@hotmail.co.uk

Wildlife Rescue
The nearest wildlife rescue centre to the
Hendreds is Oxfordshire Wildlife Rescue
based in Blewbury.
They take all kinds of wildlife - e.g.
Hedgehogs, Swifts, Birds of Prey, Deer etc.
So if you find any wildlife that need help
please contact them.
They have a Facebook page
and their contact number is 07549 322464

For reliable information see the NHS website

If you need help
with shopping, collecting prescriptions, collecting post
or anything else, do contact your Community Friend.
If you don't have their details, email events@hendred.org
or call Charles on 835014 with the name of your street.

Events in Ardington and Lockinge
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