What's On in The Hendreds from Friday 21st February 2020

Save the Dates!
VE Day  75th Anniversary - Friday 8th May to Sunday 10th May
To celebrate Victory in Europe Day - the end of WW 2 in Europe
we are planning a weekend of exciting and commemorative events in
East Hendred, including:

If you have other ideas to put forward, please leave a note for
Val Prior at Hendred Stores.

East Hendred Heritage Trail
How well do you know the houses in the village?
Can you locate 13 doors around the village on the Trail sheet?
Trail runs from 15th to 23rd February
Trail Sheets available for £1 from Hendred Stores.
Prize up for grabs.

A Gardening Group?
It would be good to have a group which meets regularly
in people's gardens to exchange plants and ideas.
If you are interested please come to
1 & 2 Horn Lane on Saturday 22nd Feb (10:30ish)
to discuss ideas. 
(Some plants are looking for a new home.)
Angela Pawlyn

Coffee Morning, Plant and Book Sale
West Hendred Village Hall
Saturday 22nd February 10 am – 12 noon
Many nearly new cookery and childrens books!
Also a fantastic variety of early spring plants,
hardy plants, snowbells and tall snowdrops on sale
“in the green”.
All proceeds are for the Village Hall.
Please contribute - Hugh and Annabel on 833174

Church Services - Sunday 23rd February
9:00am Holy Trinity, West Hendred, Holy Communion
9:30am St Mary's, East Hendred, Sunday Mass
10:30am St Augustine's, East Hendred, Morning Prayer
6:00pm St Mary's, East Hendred, Evening Mass

Coffee Morning - St Augustine's
Wednesday 26th February, 10:30am
Do come along for coffee, cake, and a chat.
Enjoy our beautiful church and show support.

Jazz In The Village
Friday 20th March 7:30 to 10pm - West Hendred
Ian Millar (Saxophone) & Dominic Spencer (Piano) play high quality,
sophisticated, melodic jazz, improvising on standards and original
Jazz in the Village returns to West Hendred following their very
successful and popular appearance here in January 2017!
Doors open at 7:30pm, concert starts at 8PM
Licensed Bar.
Tickets £10 each.
More details to come!

Art Courses - East Hendred

Mariana Acevedo Studio
Introduction to Drawing & Painting
A 15 week course starting 25 March 
For more information on courses and workshops visit:

Open Gardens
The bi-annual open gardens in aid of East Hendred Trust
is taking place on Sunday 14th June 11am to 5pm
If you would like to be involved in this event please contact
Diane Wheeker at hendredheritagesecretary@gmail.com

Snells Hall Needs New Wardens!
After three very good years as wardens at the hall, Dan and Lou are moving on.
This gives an opportunity to another couple to live in Snells House, which is
attached to the hall in a beautiful part of the village, and look after the hall,
which is a key village asset.
The rent is reasonable and the hall pays for the wardens to carry out
cleaning, caretaking, gardening and taking bookings and looking
after hall hirers. Wardens' duties take about 1 to 1.5 hours per day.
If you are interested, or if you know someone who might be, please email
snellshall@hendred.org or call Charles on 835014 for an informal chat.

Photo Competition - Win £500 for you and £1000 for your village hall!
Allied Westminster are holding a photo competition on the theme:
"Village Life - a photo which characterises the value of community in your village"
See www.hendred.org for more details.
Details of prizes, theme and entry dates are in the RULES available from
https://facebook.com/AlliedWestminster from where you will be able to enter
the competition. (Closing date for entries: 15th March 2020)

Events in Ardington and Lockinge
The Trumpeter is a monthly e-newsletter giving details of events and activities in
Ardington & Lockinge.
If you'd like to receive this, email susannaproudfoot@gmail.com and she will
add you to the mailing list.


Snells Hall Calendar
To see the calendar for Snells Hall,
go to www.hendred.org and click on Snells Hall Calendar in the menu bar on the left.
If you have events coming up in the hall that you want to include
or that are not shown correctly, please email events@hendred.org

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