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JANUARY
  2017
Date:
  Sunday 01 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Benefice Service for Epiphany

Time:
  11:00 a.m.
Venue:
  St James The Great, Syresham
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Friday 06 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: My Talks With Dean Spanley
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 08 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Benefice Service for Epiphany

Time:
  11:00 a.m.
Venue:
  St Mary The Virgin, Wappenham
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 08 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Messy Church Party

Time:
  3.30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 11 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 11 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Monte Carlo Or Bust with Sallie Connery &

Liz Linford

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 13 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Tea Dance

Time:
  2:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 15 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Family Service with Baptism

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  The Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 17 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Tuesday 17 January 2017
Organiser:
  WEA  (Adult Education)
Event:
 

From Les Misérables to the Belle Epoque:

The social history of France 1815–1914

Time:
  7:15 p.m.for 7:30 p.m. 
Venue:
  Reading Room, Church Street
Details:
 

David Price.  Start of 9-week  course.

All welcome  Try one week without obligation.

Contact:
  Richard Farquharson
     
Date:
  Wednesday 18 January 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  'This is your Life' - Carole Peters
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. Our rector will recall her life during

her pre-Helmdon days. 

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 19 January 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Successional Planting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Talk by Chris Day, Buckingham Garden Centre

All welcome.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Sunday 22 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Holy Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 25 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 25 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Coffee Morning

Time:
  10:00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 25 January 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 25 January 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
 

Paul Stothard on Blood Bikes - the volunteer bikers

who help the NHS

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Friday 27 January 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Eye In The Sky
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 29 January 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Benefice Candlemas Communion

Time:
  11:00 a.m.
Venue:
  St Mary & St Peter, Lois Weedon
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
 
FEBRUARY
  2017
Date:
  Wednesday 01 February2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Saturday 04 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Car Boot Sale

Time:
  11:00 a.m. -  3:00 p.m
Venue:
  St Loys School, Lois Weedon
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Rev'd Carole
     
Date:
  Sunday 05 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Prayerbook Communion

Time:
  8:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 05 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Village Praise & Prayer

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 08 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mid-week Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 08 February 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Holiday Photography - John Shepherd

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 10 February 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

From Cadet to Airline Pilot - Roger Moore

Time:
  2:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 12 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Parish Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 15 February 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  David Willatts
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome.  Retired consultant anaesthetist

with  his talk 'Anaesthesia - Yesterday,

Today and Tomorrow'

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Friday 17 February 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Bread & Tulips
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 19 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Family Service

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 21 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mid-week Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 February 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  House Communion with Rev'd Carole Peters-King
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 25 February 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Pancake Breakfast Party

Time:
  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 26 February 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Holy Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
 
MARCH
  2017
     
Date:
  Wednesday 01 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

The Imposition of Ashes & Communion for

Ash Wednesday

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Saturday 04 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Film "Bruce Almighty"

Time:
  07:00 p.m. for 07:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome.  Bar & nibbles.
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 05 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Prayerbook Communion

Time:
  08:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 05 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Village Praise & Prayer

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 07 March 2017
Organiser:
  Bridge Players
Event:
 

AGM & Summer Play Auditions

Time:
  07:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Becky Leitelmayer's home
              Details:                

AGM folowed by auditions of this year's summer

production

                   Contact:   Becky (01295) 760670 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 08 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 08 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

First Aid Talk - Rebecca Ayton

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 10 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

A Day in the Life of Time Team - Paul Blinkhorn

Time:
  2:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 11 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Acorns
Event:
 

Food For Thought Quiz

Time:
  7:30 p.m. for 8:00 p.m. start
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Fundraiser - back by popular demand!

£4 per person  from Lorna, Gary or Ros, Acorns,

Parents & Tots, School, or village cafe.

Contact:
  Helmdon Acorns
     
Date:
  Sunday 12 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Parish communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 12 March 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
 

Village Litter Pick

Time:
  02:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Meet at Helmdon School car park
Details:
 

Refreshments in return for a bag of litter!

Contact:
  Parish clerk
     
Date:
  Sunday 12 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Messy Church & Preparing for Mothering Sunday

Time:
  03:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
   

 

Date:
  Wednesday 15 March 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  Matisse Evening
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. A brief talk about Matisse

by Chrissie Borland, followed by a production of a

Matisse postcard by members.

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 16 March 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Distinctive Containers: Spring to Summer
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Talk by Kathy Brown. All welcome.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Friday 17 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

St. Patrick's Day Lunch

Time:
  2:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All over 60s and retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Friday 17 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Once
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 18 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Sports & Social Club
Event:
 

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Time:
  7:00 p.m. till late.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Paul & Glen Elliott - Best Irish Folk Band.

Tickets £5 each. Book early

Contact:
  Karl Leitelmayer 021295 760670
     
Date:
  Sunday 19 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Family Service & Alternative Harvest

Time:
  9:45 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. Coffee and cake before family service and 'alternative harvest' at 10:15 a.m.
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 21 March 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 March 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 March 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Valerie Anslow - Poems As Reflections of the Psalms
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 25 March 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Lady Day Deanery service
Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Middleton Cheney church
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 26 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mothering Sunday Family service

(non-Communion)

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 29 March 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
 
APRIL
  2017
     
Date:
  Saturday 01 April 2016
Organiser:
  Friends of St Mary Magdalene
Event:
  An Evening Of Poems & A Slice Of Pie
Time:
  7:30 p.m. (doors open 7:15 p.m.)
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All Welcome. Tickets £5 to include a slice

of pie.   Drinks available. Raffle.

Contact:
 

Hugh Walmsley (01295) 768837

     
Date:
  Sunday 02 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Prayerbook Communion

Time:
  08:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 02 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Village Praise & Prayer

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 04 April 2017
Organiser:
  WEA  (Adult Education)
Event:
 

Annual General Meeting

Time:
  7:30 p.m. 
Venue:
  Reading Room, Church Street
Details:
 

All welcome 

Contact:
  Richard Farquharson
     
Date:
  Tuesday 04 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Healing Service Cancelled

Time:
  07:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 05 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Midweek Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Friday 07 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

A Little Bit Of Magic

Time:
  2:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Friday 07 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Queen of Katwe
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 09 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
                       Event:  

(Palm Sunday) Procession & Passion

part 2

Time:
  10:15 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 11 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

FILM The Passion of Christ, with Mel Gibson

Time:
  7:00 for 07:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
 

All welcome. Refreshments beforre film.   Not suitable for

children under 16

Contact:
  Helmdon Church
   

 

Date:
  Wednesday 12 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Celebrating The Life Of Beatrix Potter

with Louise Stothard

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Thursday 13 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Stripping of the Altars & Prayer Vigil

Time:
  09:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Good Friday 14 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Stations of the Cross

Time:
  10:30 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Saturday 15 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Easter Treasure Hunt - Prizes & Refreshments

Time:
  4:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
 

Question papers available, price £2, at

the Tuesday cafe on  4th April and 11th April

and from Bill Elkington and Celia Terrey 

Do before or on day and then get the

answers on Saturday 15th

Contact:
 

Bill (01295) 760438  e-mail

and Celia (01295) 760215 e-mail

     
Date:
  Eaaster Sunday 16 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Prayerbook Communion for Easter Day

Time:
  08:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Eaaster Sunday 16 April 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Easter Light & communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 18 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 19 April 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  Annual Quiz
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. With Quiz Master John Coatsworth. 

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 20 April 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Topical Tips For April
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Talk by Andrew Mikolajski

All welcome.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Sunday 23 April 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 26 April 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Spring Coffee Morning

Time:
  10:00 a.m. - 12 noon
                     Venue:   

Acres End by kind permission of David

and Carol Brookhouse

Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 26 April 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Annual Parish Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 26 April 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Police Officer Stories - Lorna Clarke
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
 
MAY
  2017
     
Date:
  Wednesday 03 May 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mid-week Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Wednesday 03 May 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Trip to Springfields, Spalding

Time:
  Leave Helmdon 9:00 a.m.
Venue:
  as above
Details:
  All welcome. Members £12, visitors £14
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 10 May 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

WI Advisor re Resolutions

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Wednesday 10 May 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mid-week Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Friday 12 May 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Truth
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Sunday 14 May 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Parish Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Sunday 14 May 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Messy Church

Time:
  3:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Tuesday 16 May 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 17 May 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  Yvonne Bell, Vestment Designer
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. Talk: Silk for Sundays

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 18 May 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Talk/Demo and Plant Sale
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

From Swines Meadow Farm Nursery.    All welcome.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Thursday 22 May 2017
Organiser:
  Walking Group
Event:
  Summer walks begin
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Meet at Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome.

Contact:
 

Roger Miles  (01295) 768064 e-mail

     
Date:
  Wednesday 24 May 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 24 May 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Fiona Mason - Life as a G.P
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Thursday 25 May 2017
Organiser:
  Reading Room
Event:
  AGM
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Jo Kirtland
     
Date:
  Sunday 28 May 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 31 May 2017
Organiser:
  Astwell Diocese
Event:
 

Mid-week Communion

Time:
  10:00 a.m.
Venue:
  Helmdon Church
Details:
  All welcome. 
Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
 
JUNE
  2017
     
Date:
  Monday 12 June 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Private visit to Mapledurham House

Time:
  Leave Helmdon 11 a.m.
Venue:
  as above
Details:
 

All welcome.  Tour of Elizabethan house

and historic watermill.  members £24. Visitors £28,

including ploughman's lunch.

Sorry, Sold out

Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 14 June 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Medieval to Mississippi -Saffron Summerfieid

(musical talk)

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Open evening. All welcome.
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 16 June 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Captain Fantastic
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Tuesday 20 June 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 21 June 2017
Organiser:
  Brackley Deanery Mothers' Union
Event:
  Lichfield Cathedral
Time:
  TBA
Venue:
  as above
Details:
 

By coach, cost approximately £23 with deanery

MU members given the first chance. Trip will

include a guided tour of the cathedral

and a communion service.

Contact:
  Ann Smith (01295) 760684  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 21 June 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  Medical Dogs Detection
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. An overview of the charity by

Claire Farrar

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 22 June 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
 

Outing to Swiss Garden and Steventon Garden

Time:
  TBA
Venue:
  as above
Details:
 

All welcome. Members £30, non-members £35.

to include the coach travel, entry to the gardens

and the tour and afternoon tea but not lunch.

Express interest ASAP to Julia, please

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Sunday 25 June 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 28 June 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Coffee Morning - Reartown House

Time:
  10 a.m. - 12 noon.
Venue:
 

as above

Details:
  Stall and Raffle.  By kind permission of Margaret Reardon
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Friday 30 June 2017
Organiser:
  Bridge Players
Event:
 

Summer Play

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
                     Details:   TBA
                    Contact:  

Becky (01295) 760670 e-mail

Dave (01295) 760362 e-mail

 
JULY
  2017
     
Date:
  Saturday 01 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Church Fete

Time:
  2:00 p.m. with raffle drawn at 4:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Manor Farm (opp. church)

(refreshments, including cream teas, in the church)

Details:
 

All welcome.   Assorted stalls, tombola, games and

bowls, plants, raffle.

Contact:
  Helmdon Church
     
Date:
  Saturday 01 July 2017
Organiser:
  Bridge Players
Event:
 

Summer Play

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
                     Details:   TBA
                    Contact:  

Becky (01295) 760670 e-mail

Dave (01295) 760362 e-mail

     
Date:
  Wednesday 05 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Trip Worcester

Time:
  Leave Helmdon 9:00 a.m.
Venue:
  as above
Details:
 

All welcome. Royal Worcester Museum,

Cathedral, shopping. Members £10, visitors £12

Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 12 July 2017
Organiser:
  Jenny Overson
Event:
  Annual Coffee Morning & Bring & Buy
Time:
  10:30 - 12:30 pm
Venue:
  49 Church Street
Details:
  In aid of Cancer Research UK
Contact:
  Jenny Overson (01295) 760677
     
Date:
  Wednesday 12 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Garden Party - Vanessa's

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Wappenham Road
Details:
   
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 14 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Hail Caesar!
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Tuesday 18 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 19 July 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Coffee Morning

Time:
  10 a.m. - 12 noon.
Venue:
 

Romiley House. By kind permission of Trudi

and Barbara Buxton

Details:
  Stall and Raffle. 
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 19 July 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  The Club Summer Party
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  T.B.A.
Details:
 

T.B.A.

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Sunday 23 July 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 26 July 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Sunday 30 July 2017 (change of date)
Organiser:
  Friends of St Mary Magdalene
Event:
  Car Treasure hunt
Time:
  2 p.m. onwards
Venue:
  Info about start will be given to those who pay for entry
Details:
 

All Welcome.  Tickets £10 per car,

followed by refreshments & prize giving at the church

Book early: numbers limited.

Contact:
 

Hugh Walmsley (01295) 768837

 
AUGUST
  2017
     
Date:
  Wednesday 02 August 2017
Organiser:
  Friends of St Mary Magdalene
Event:
  Annual General Meeting
Time:
  07:30 p.m.
Venue:
 

Helmdon Church

                     Details:   All Welcome
Contact:
 

Hugh Walmsley (01295) 768837

     
Date:
  Wednesday 04 August 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Garden Party

Time:
  2.30 p.m.
                     Venue:   

Acres End by kind permission of David

and Carol Brookhouse

Details:
 

All welcome. Stall and raffle.  In aid of

Traneker Fund (respite care for carers)

Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 09 August 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Mary Sumner Day
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Helmdonn Church
Details:
  All Welcome. Service and Bring & Share finger buffet
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Tuesday 15 August 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Friday 18 August 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Presents
Event:
  Film: Allied
Time:
  7:10 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  New Members welcome
     Contact:
  Helmdon Presents' committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 26 August 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Flower & Produce Show
Time:
  TBA
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome.  Details to follow

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Sunday 27 August 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Monday 28 August 2016
Organiser:
  Hurler Adminstration
Event:
 

Official run affiliated with

English Athletics

Time:
  10:30 a.m. registration, 11:30 a.m. start
Venue:
  Bell Inn
Details:
 

4.3 mile run round the Astwell track and

through the village.

Prizes. Pre-race bacon rolls and post race BBQ

at the Bell Inn. Entry forms (with details of

registration fees and other info) from Bob or on website.

                Contact:   Bob Lenton (01295) 768264  e-mail
     
 
SEPTEMBER
  2017
     
Date:
  Friday 08 September 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Fish & chip lunch

Time:
  12.30 p.m.
                     Venue:   

Reading Room

Details:
 

Over sixties & retirees welcome. Names to Carol

beforehand please.

Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 13 September 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Members' Fun Evening

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Open evening. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Tuesday 19 September 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Tuesday 19 September 2017
Organiser:
  WEA  (Adult Education)
Event:
 

History of British Art from the 4th century to

the 19th century

Time:
  7:15 p.m.for 7:30 p.m. 
Venue:
  Reading Room, Church Street
Details:
 

Barry Whitehouse.  Start of 7-week  course.

All welcome  Try one week without obligation.

Contact:
  Richard Farquharson
     
Date:
  Wednesday 20 September 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  'Shake It Up Baby'
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome. Norman Jopling, writer and journalist, talks about his book recalling his days at the 'Record Mirror', the music newspaper for pop fans 

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Thursday 21 September 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  The Heritage Seed Library and Heritage Vegetables
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Neil Munro.   All welcome.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Sunday 24 September 2017
Organiser:
  The Pimlico Light Railway Club
Event:
  Trains at Pimlico (weather permitting)
Time:
  3 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:
 

Pimlico - right turn on Welsh Lane just after

Syresham turn and before A43

Details:
 

All ages welcome - refreshments available.

Half the proceeds to Send a Cow

     Contact:
  John Roberts - (01280) 850378 e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 27 September 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
 

Rachel Wheeler - How RSPB are trying to connect

children with nature

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 27 September 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
 
OCTOBER
  2017
     
Date:
  Tuesday 03 October 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

Trip to Moreton in Marsh Market. Followed by

visit to Batsford Arboretum.

Time:
  Leave Helmdon 9 a.m.
                     Venue:   

As above.

Details:
  All welcome. Members £14, visitors £17.50,

including entrance to Batsford.

Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Wednesday 11 October
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

AGM and Harvest Supper

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Open evening. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Friday 13 October 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Fellowship
Event:
 

AGM followed by Paul Blinkhorn,

"A Day in the Life of Time Team"

Time:
  02:30 p.m.
                     Venue:   

Reading Room

Details:
  Over sixties & retirees welcome
Contact:
  Fellowship Committee
     
Date:
  Tuesday 17 October 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 20 October 2017
Organiser:
  Women's Club
Event:
  Annual General Meeting
Time:
  8:00 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

All welcome.  

Contact:
 

Women's Club Committee

     
Date:
  Wednesday 25 October 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Annual General Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome.  Also Members sharing evening
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
     
Date:
  Saturday 28 October 2017
Organiser:
 

Louise Stothard on behalf of the

Helmdon Stitchers

Event:
 

Craft Day

Time:
  10:00 p.m. till  4:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The church
Details:
 

All profits to the church and to the Roald Dahl

Marvellous Children's Charity.  Refreshments by WI.

Ceramics, knitting, greeting cards, jewellery,

woodcrafts, neeedlework, Christmas gifts, art and

photography

Contact:
  Louise Stothard  (01295) 760816 e-mail
     
 
NOVEMBER
  2017
     
Date:
  Wednesday 08 November 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Richard Spence - Pilot

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Open evening. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Thursday 16 November 2017
Organiser:
  Gardening Club
Event:
  Annual General Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
 

Your chance to say in how the club is run.

Contact:
 

Julia McAuliffe

     
Date:
  Tuesday 21 November 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 November 2017
Organiser:
  Parish Council
Event:
  Meeting
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  All Welcome
Contact:
  Helen du Bois   (01295) 768588  e-mail
     
Date:
  Wednesday 22 November 2017
Organiser:
  Mothers' Union
Event:
  Chris Bazeley - Christmas Customs
Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  12A Church Street
Details:
  All Welcome. 
Contact:
  Mothers' Union committee
Contact:
   
 
DECEMBER
  2017
     
Date:
  Wednesday 06 December 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon W.I.
Event:
 

Christmas Party

Time:
  7:30 p.m.
Venue:
  Reading Room
Details:
  Open evening. 
Contact:
  Helmdon W.I.
     
Date:
  Tuesday 19 December 2017
Organiser:
  Helmdon Church
Event:
 

Tuesday Lunches

Time:
  12:30 p.m. for 1:00 p.m.
Venue:
  The Reading Room
Details:
  All welcome.  Pre-book with Judith.
Contact:
  Judith Elkington (01295) 760438

   
   
   
 
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