Category Archives: Events
FREE Advice on Debt Management, Benefits and Housing Make 2020 the year to better understand your finances. Hosted by The Royal British Legion Veteran’s Breakfast Wednesday 22nd of January 0930 till 1200 At the New Street Cafe, (next to Tesco), Read More »
Woodford Halse History Society The next meeting is on Tuesday 18th February 2020. The speaker will be Keith Westcott, a Historian and Detectorist, with the story of his discovery of one of the largest Roman Villas found in Britain on Read More »
New Season : 3rd February Canons Ashby reopens for a new season on 3 February, just in time for the early spring blooms. If you visit in February or March, watch out for little clusters of spring bulbs here and Read More »
Daventry Museum has made available the opening times for it’s forthcoming exhibition on the Battle of Naseby (we posted a trailer for this back in December last year)…..
Come along and give your support…. The Byfield Patients Participation Group is asking for as many as possible to attend the Daventry District Council Planning Meeting on January 15th. To find out more about what is intended see this post Read More »
21st December : Adults & Kids Live music & disco : 7:30 until late, all welcome
Woodford finds itself almost halfway between one of the first battles of the English Civil War (at Edgehill, 1642) and one of the last (at Naseby, 1645) and close to the site of the engagement at Cropredy Bridge. So, it Read More »
Friday December 6th Daventry’s Spirit of Christmas Event Come along to meet Santa’s reindeer, enjoy festive fun and games including face painters, balloon modelers and yummy hot chocolate before following the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Read More »
Bell Ringing in Woodford Halse Geoffrey Stretton, the Tower Captain of Eydon & Woodford Halse, has provided this news about a bell ringing on Saturday afternoon in memory of Derek Thornton. A visiting band of ringers from Maids Moreton and Read More »
Christmas Fun & Meet the Animals Saturday 21st December at 5, Scrivens Hill…. To book places, call Kate Kee on 01327 260627 or email email@example.com.
November to January Events Announced There is a whole series of events at Canons Ashby house in the run up to Christmas and the New Year. Activities and events include:- Guided house tours Family Crafting for Christmas (23 & 24/11/19) Read More »
Woodford Halse History Society The History Society’s December meeting is on Tuesday 17th December 2019 when the speaker will be Emilie Taylor-Brown on: – “A Victorian Christmas: Pies, Puddings and Indigestion” This will be followed appropriately by a glass of Read More »
Jack & The Bean Stalk The 2019 village panto at the Social Club…..Sunday 29th December. Doors Open 1pm Show Starts 2pm Tickets £6 Under 4’s Free Member and Non Members Welcome Tickets on sale now, behind the bar.
Woodford School Academy is holding a Christmas Fair at the school on Saturday 7th December between 1;00pm and 4:00pm. Entry £1, includes a raffle ticket.
Remembrance Parade A parade to St Mary’s Church will set off from Station Court at 10:00am. Church Service 10.15am Remembrance Day Service at St Mary’s Woodford Halse followed by refreshments in the Dryden Hall. Horse Parade Horses and riders will Read More »
At the Sports & Community Club Tonight’s fireworks event has been delayed because of concerns about safety due to the weather. The organisers hope that ticket holders will understand and will still be able to make the new date. Sunday Read More »
Thanks to Monica for sending through details of events at the Fleur for Remembrance Sunday and in December…. Remembrance Sunday @The Fleur De Lys The Fleur will be open on Sunday 10th November from 11:30am with live music from 1:30pm. Read More »
The Old School Cafe will be open on Sunday November 3rd and December 1st for lunch. Booking essential!
Canons Ashby house has a whole series of events over next week for half term, including a bat trail, birds of prey display and a spooky writing workshop for children. You can find more details here: Canons Ashby Autumn 2019 Read More »
♤♡♢♧ GAMES CLUB ♧♢♡♤ (Adults only) Starts Thursday 7th November – 2pm to 5pm (fortnightly) Woodford Halse Sports & Community Club Word games, board games or cards available and/or bring your own. ONLY 50p to join and 50p for TEA Read More »
The Woodford Halse History Society has just published its programme of talks and visits for the rest of this year and the start of 2020. Talks cover a wide range of subjects from Britain’s Eccentric Sports, to a Roman Villa Read More »
26th & 27th October 2019 Family Disco (26th) and Kid’s Disco (27th) at the Woodford halse Sports & Community Club. Details below…..
There is plenty going on at the Old School Cafe over the coming week’s. Here’s the latest news from Diane…. This week’s specials are Cottage Pie with veg and gravy and our mushroom risotto – which was a huge hit! Read More »
8th November : Woodford Halse Social Club In support of the Katharine House Hospice a Prize Bingo evening is being held at the Woodford Halse Social Club. Doors open 6.30pm for 7.30pm start All Welcome Prize Raffle
HS2 are hosting a drop-in session to allow local residents to ask questions about the developments going on in the area. The next one will take place in Aston Le Walls Village Hall, Aston Le Walls, NN11 6UF on Wednesday Read More »
Some and join in the fun and help to raise funds for the air ambulance. Sunday 20th October 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Memorial Hall.
This Sunday is the first birthday for MESSY CHURCH! On 6th October 3pm – 5pm at Hinton Methodist Church: Messy Church Harvest Celebration. Lots of Harvest fun and crafts: bird feeders, corn shakers, fruity lightbulbs, seed planting, scarecrows and much Read More »
The next Byfield Big Breakfast will be next Saturday, the 5th October. Dates for the rest of this year and early next year are:- November 2nd 2019 February 1st 2020 March 7th 2020 April 4th 2020 The Big Breakfast runs Read More »
Apples: Myths & Mysteries The next meeting of the Woodford Halse History Society is on Tuesday 15th October. The speaker will be Tim Healey with the subject; – “Apples: myths & mysteries of England’s favourite fruit “ All meetings are Read More »
Getting Ready for the Scarecrow Hunt? The Friends of Woodford Halse School Academy are holding a Scarecrow Making Workshop to help folk get ready for the Scarecrow Hunt. Come along and make your Scarecrow in time for the annual Scarecrow Read More »
Once again the Woodford Halse Sports and Community Club are teaming up with Woodford Halse Academy FSA to host this amazing annual event on the Sports field. The gates open at 5pm, fireworks display will start at about 6pm followed Read More »
Sunday Lunch is Back at the Old School Cafe! The cafe will be serving Sunday lunch again, starting on 6 October starting with Roast Beef! As before, you will need to book your places – either message us via their Read More »
Here’s an update on some of the things going on at our local National Trust property. Less than 5 miles from Woodford, Canons Ashby was the home of the Dryden family who owned property in Woodford and founded the original Read More »
There will be a Macmillan coffee morning on the 28th of September 10.30am till 12.30 including a Tombola and raffle please come along to the Sports & Community Club & support this amazing cause.
Sports & Community Club : Sunday August 25th : 11.00am This Bank Holiday weekend the Sports & Community Club is hosting their first Men vs Women Netball match. This is in aid of 2 fantastic charity’s, Macmillan Cancer Support and Read More »
The annual Woodford Halse Scarecrow Hunt will be taking place on Sunday 29th September 2019! And let’s make it bigger and better than ever!!! It will be £3 to enter a Scarecrow. Details of where to collect an entry form Read More »
Exercise to Move Safely & Avoid Falls There is a new group starting in Daventry for people who are at risk of falling or who have fallen once in the last 3 months. It is chair based gentle exercise to Read More »
Monday September 2nd 2019 Come along and enter or just see the fantastic efforts of Woodfords’s gardeners at the Garden Club’s 20th annual show.. Entries to the various classes are open to Garden club members and non-members too. 6.30 to Read More »
Harvest Events at Your Local National Trust House September is the time to celebrate Harvest at Canons Ashby. There’s lots of work behind the scenes to fill the house and church with beautiful harvest decorations. Most of the decorations are Read More »
Summer Holiday Fun For Kids WEDNESDAY 7th & 21st AUGUST 1.00pm – 3.00pm @ HintonMethodist Church, Woodford Halse. It’s the return of Play Station! A FREE family event FOR ALL AGES: toys & games, crafts, baby and toddler area and Read More »
Archaeologists Tell The Story of Daventry’s First Settlements Did you know that Daventry’s Borough Hill is the site of one of the biggest ancient hill forts in Britain, dating back over 2000 years? A collaborative project between Museum of London Read More »
Symphony Orchestra & Male Voice Choir Northampton has a lot to offer the music lover. The Northampton Symphony Orchestra has just announced its programme for the coming year with concerts from October onwards and the Northampton Male Voice Choir are Read More »
Fun and affordable activities for children this summer Action-packed but affordable activities for children will be taking place at Daventry Leisure Centre every Wednesday throughout the school summer holidays. Organised by Everyone Active in partnership with Daventry District Council, the Read More »
Following on from the post this morning on Rural Policing, Northants Police have highlighted how our Regatta helped in their recruitment campaign… Recruitment Drive at Annual Village Regatta
For Water Aid Taking place at Woodford School pool on Thursday 11th July, 5:00pm to 7:00pm. For more information or to get involved, contact Kate Kee at Stablemates or via Facebook. This event is in aid of WaterAid, the charity Read More »
Fun For All! It was the 11th Woodford Regatta last night. Have a look at our gallery of pictures….. Regatta 2019 (And have a look back at previous years… 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Friday 28th June Remember that tonight Station Road will be closed for the Regatta & Street Fayre. The closure will be in operation between the bottom of Parsons Street and Cherwell Terrace. The road will be closed from 5:00pm on Read More »
News From Wednesday Night’s Woodland Committee Meeting Two pieces of news on litter and the Woodland, from Wednesday’s meeting … Firstly, there will be a Woodland Litter Pick on Saturday 13th July. Volunteers Needed! Please meet in the car park Read More »
Family Fun at Orchard Nursery : 6th July 2019 A chance for guided tours around the nursery and special offers to sign up.
South Northants Council and the emergency services, are hosting a ‘Community Safety Fun Day’ on Sunday, 23 June at the Towcester Recreation Ground on Islington Road (NN12 6AU). Running from 10:00am until 4:00pm, this free event will feature live demonstrations Read More »
Grown ups or kids, you can still take part in this year’s regatta. A couple of boats for grown ups are still available and if you get in touch with Janet Cheshire at Village Meats by Friday 21st, you could Read More »
It’s almost time for Woodford’s annual exercise in bonkers fun. We’ve got a river that barely comes over your feet (most of the time) but does that mean we can’t have a regatta? NO! Friday 28th June from 6:00pm is Read More »
Here are details of two new events nearby this June, a presentation on archaeology from HS2 and a chance to find out more about moths at Canons Ashby….. HS2 Archaeology Chipping Warden Village Hall Tuesday 11th June 2019, 7:00pm to Read More »
Last year the Women’s Tour cycle race visited Woodford. If you were bitten by the bug and want to see more you’ll have to travel a bit further afield this year. (Equally these will be two good days not to Read More »
Who Needs Glastonbury? Pre-sale tickets are available for Woodford’s festival : 7th to 9th June. Make sure you get yours before Sunday the 2nd of June for the half price offer of £5 per adult for the WHOLE weekend. Under Read More »
Helena Avery-Clarke, the Programming and Communications Officer at our local National Trust property, Canons Ashby, sent through the following bulletin about some of the things going on there in the coming summer months. Canons Ashby was owned by the Dryden Read More »
Woodford Open Gardens Afternoon Sunday 2 June 2-5.30pm £5 entry to 4 gardens, including tea & cake. The following gardens will be open to visitors during the afternoon: Top Farmhouse, 7 Phipps Road 10 Birch Close Apple Tree House, 12 Read More »
We’ve added three new events to the list here on the Village Signpost. Fun Run On the Sunday 28th April 2019 Friends of Woodford School Academy will be hosting a fun run at Woodford Halse Football Club. There will be Read More »
In the Village Centre (Farndon Room) 18th April 2019 : 10am to 12 noon FLOWER ARRANGING WITH JANET COOPER Last month, with Janet’s help, the group produced these striking arrangements. Janet has agreed to hold another practical demonstration – this Read More »
It’s the fun-for-everyone event of the year: Woodford’s very own regatta and street fayre: 28th June 2019. But “Stop!” you say “How can Woodford have a Regatta on that little stream, the Cherwell?” Well, look here for pictures from 2016 Read More »
The next Byfield Big Breakfast will be next Saturday, the 6th April. The Big Breakfast will be running in Byfield Village Hall, offering an excellent value cooked breakfast, 9am to 1pm (with last orders at 12.30). Menu: Assorted Fruit Juices; Read More »
The Alpha Course is an opportunity to explore life and faith in a relaxed environment. There is no pressure, no charge and no follow-up. It consists of 10 weeknight sessions, on Tuesday evenings starting on 2nd April and a one-day Read More »
Free Help With Your Laptop. Tablet or Phone 21st March, 2pm to 4pm, Farndon Room (It’s next to the old school Café – So you can enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake in the café as Read More »
Back By Popular Demand – Bigger Venue! Hinton Methodist Church is holding a barn dance in the School Academy Hall on Friday 15th March at 7:00pm. Tickets are £12 for adults and £5 for children aged 5 years and over Read More »
7th – 9th June 2019 : Woodford Halse Sports & Community Club Summer Festival This year’s lineup is confirmed below. Keep up to date with the latest news on their Facebook page: 2019 WHSACC Summer Festival.
The next Byfield Big Breakfast will be next Saturday, the 2nd March. The Big Breakfast will be running in Byfield Village Hall, offering an excellent value cooked breakfast, 9am to 1pm (with last orders at 12.30). Menu: Assorted Fruit Juices; Read More »
Free Help With Your Laptop. Tablet or Phone 28th February, 2pm to 4pm, Farndon Room (It’s next to the old school Café – So you can enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake in the café as Read More »
Nicci Dudley is hosting an art drop-in session at the Old School Cafe. Join in with her first free drop in art session on 1/03/2019 from 10.30 to 12.30. Go along, meet like minded people, and enjoy a cuppa and Read More »
21st February, 2pm to 4pm, Farndon Room (It’s next to the old school Café – So you can enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake in the café as well) Following on from the successful first event Read More »
Carole Gray is holding a charity event for Comic Relief on 15th March at The Old School Cafe and Dryden Hall.
Half Term Fun For Kids WEDNESDAY 20th FEBRUARY 1.00pm – 3.00pm @ HintonMethodist Church, Woodford Halse. A family event FOR ALL AGES: games (table football, air hockey, lego, table games etc), crafts, treasure hunt, baby and toddler area and Buffet Read More »
At the 12th February 2019 Parish Council Meeting it was decided to introduce an on-line booking system for the Memorial Hall, Farndon Room and Dryden Room. You can now check hall availability and book through this page. Hopefully this on Read More »
You Are Invited Come along to an exhibition on the possibility of a conservation area in Woodford Halse. Daventry District Council will carrying out an assessment of whether to designate a conservation area within the village. Conservation Areas are areas Read More »
14th February, 2pm to 4pm, Farndon Room (It’s next to the old school Café – So you can enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of cake in the café as well) This is a free, informal session for Read More »
Chi Kung is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used to improve health. It’s sometimes called the mother of Tai Chi. Carole Gray is is running classes in Woodford Halse. This is gentle, mindful Read More »
Woodford Halse Village Centre Have you ever thought that it would be lovely to arrange flowers more attractively – not just standing them a vase? Are you bored and looking for a new interest or challenge? Or would you just Read More »
Carole Gray is offering an introduction to ways to improve you health through Gut Microbiome There will be a complementary Microbiome Gut Health Talk with Nicola Hok in the Memorial Hall on Monday 11th Feb 7pm & Tuesday 12th Feb Read More »
We’ve updated the Church Diary through to the end of January. Thanks to Pam Hicks. Read the details here.
Jess Wain’s circuit training class will restart in the New Year on Saturday January 5th. Just the thing to give your New year Resolutions some effect. Details below:-
LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS There will be a meeting for all library volunteers in the Farndon Room (behind the Library) on Monday 10th December at 7.00 pm. There will be a discussion of training and the new developments regarding the possibility of Read More »
Please note: the meeting of the Great Central Woodland Committee will start at 6:30pm on Friday 7th December and not at 7:00pm as previously advised. The agenda (available from this post) has been amended accordingly.
The Blossom Shop is running two workshop where you can create your own Christmas wreath to take home. 6th December or 13th December 7:00pm to 8:30pm Memorial Hall Tickets £25 to include tuition and all materials, only in advance from Read More »
The last Byfield Big Breakfast of 2018 will be next Saturday, the 8th December, at the usual time. The Big Breakfast will be running in Byfield Village Hall, offering an excellent value cooked breakfast, 9am to 1pm (with last orders Read More »
There’s A Christmas Fair in the Old School Cafe Why not come along: Sunday, December 2nd, 11:00am to 3:00pm
At The Social Club, For All The Family, 26th December, 1:00pm
Monday, 31 December 2018 from 19:00-01:00 Woodford Halse Sports & Community Club Tickets (£2.50) available from the Club
Hagstone Pottery is holding a pop-up pottery sale at Tews Farm (High Street, Woodford Halse, NN11 3RQ) on Friday 30th Nov, 1st and 2nd Dec. 10% of money raised will go to the adoption charity Love Without Boundaries. Unique hand-thrown Read More »
The HS2 development and the building of the Chipping Warden Bypass is likely to mean there will be works traffic through Byfield and local area. Local communities are invited to attend the HS2 Community Liaison Forum. This is an opportunity Read More »
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Parish remembered all the men, women and animals that gave their lives in conflict. A parade of servicemen and women, children’s groups, and horses began Read More »
Better still, go along to the village fireworks display! With so many displays planned for this weekend and Bonfire Night, people across Northamptonshire are being reminded about laws and safety tips surrounding fireworks use. Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Read More »
This week saw that first of the craft events to be held in the Farndon Room at the village centre with Corn Dolly making demonstrated by Bert Manton. Bert also brought along some examples of the dollies that he has Read More »
It’s Messy Church week again at Hinton Methodist Church. Sunday 4th November, 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Free.
It is Big Breakfast in Byfield again next Saturday the 3rd November. Don’t they come round quickly? Let’s hope that the weather is better than the last one when it poured with rain! More details here: Byfield Big Breakfast.
Angie Potter is having a get-together in the Old School Cafe on Saturday 3rd November between 12:00 and 3:00pm for all those that can join in with making some poppies for the display or would like to learn more about Read More »
100th Anniversary Parade Kate Kees is organising an equine remembrance parade for this year’s 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The parade will meet at the Fleur at 9am to leave at 9.25. It will go Read More »
Carl Barton will be holding another police surgery in the Old School Cafe (Farndon Room : behind the Library) Saturday 3rd November : 1:00pm to 2:00pm Come along and ask questions or raise concerns over local policing matters.
32 Warwick Road, Upper Boddington, NN11 6HD Supporting the Movember Foundation and The Byfield Patient Participation Group to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Join us on Sunday 4th November at 7.45 for 8.00pm for a Pub Quiz Teams of Read More »
Come & Learn How : 30th October Making corn dollies is an ages old tradition at this time of year. If you would like to try your hand at this ancient craft, Jean Curd is offering a FREE workshop 10:00am Read More »
Organic Gardening On Monday 5th November at 7.30pm, Woodford’s Garden Club is excited to be hosting a talk on Organic Gardening by Pauline Pears. Pauline is a renowned expert and author of a number of books, including the HDRA Encyclopaedia Read More »
Just a reminder. There will be a Neighbourhood Watch meeting tonight, Monday 1st October. This will take place in the Memorial Hall, Woodford Halse at 7:00pm. This meeting is not in the main hall but in the reception hall where the Read More »
& Get Free Tea & Coffee! It’s time for a clean up before the winter comes. Sunday 7th October 10:00am Woodford is having a village litter pick to clear up the rubbish that some folk leave around the place. Please Read More »
The next Byfield Big Breakfast will be next Saturday, the 3rd November, at the usual time. The Big Breakfast will be running in Byfield Village Hall, offering an excellent value cooked breakfast, 9am to 1pm (with last orders at 12.30). Read More »
On Saturday 13th October 2018, Woodford Halse Fire Station will be holding a recruitment day together with introductory Heart Start sessions. The event will run from 11am until 3pm. Heart Start sessions start from 11.30,12.30, 1.30 and 2.30. The sessions Read More »
It’s This Saturday! Please help Woodford Brownies to raise as much money as possible for Macmillan cancer research! 29 September Memorial Hall from 10:00-12:00 Please stop buy and purchase a cake and a drink all proceeds will be donated to Read More »
Woodford’s Sports and Community Club have is hosting the Woodford FSA Bonfire and Fireworks Night again this year. 3 November from 17:30-23:00 at Woodford Halse Sports & Community Club They hope to repeat the success of last year’s event with Read More »
The Parish Council is taking part in the Flood Resilience Project being run by Northamptonshire County Council to help reduce the risk of flooding and damage to homes in the village. You can find out about the results of the Read More »
Angie Potter is organising a ‘Ribbon of Poppies’ along the parade route from Station Court to the Church for Remembrance Day on the 11th November. It’s a global event now that started as a national one. Angie has set up Read More »
There’s still time to get your tickets! Hinton Methodist Church is holding a barn dance in the Memorial Hall on Saturday 15th September at 7:30pm. Tickets are £12 for adults and £5 for children aged 5 years and over and Read More »
The History Society’s September meeting celebrates the 100th anniversary on women gaining the vote with a look at Oxfordshire’s women’s suffrage movement. Download the flyer with details of the meeting here. Find out more about the History Society here.
Don’t forget the Old School Cafe has its opening today! AND Woodford’s Churches have a Defibrillator Appeal.
Th British Legion invite you to join them on Saturday 1st September in Becketts Park Nothampton. …
Come and Help Build Our First “Habitat Pile” Sunday 19th August 12:00 – 14:00 Meet In The Co-op Car Park We want to use some of the loose brushwood in the woodland to create better habitats for woodland wildlife. Woodford’s Read More »
Talks on Local History & More Here is the programme of events for Woodford’s History Society for the 2018-19 season. A wide range of talks covers local and wider historical events looking at topics from women’s suffrage, through the local Read More »
Hinton Methodist Church is holding a couple of family events during the school holidays.Wednesday 1st & 8th August. The afternoons will have something for all ages – a baby and toddler area, games, crafts and toys for older children and Read More »
Worried about the planned integration of local government in Northamptonshire? Here is your chance to find out more. A “Question Time” event in Daventry on Saturday 14th July, 6:30 to 8:00pm at the iCon Centre will give local residents a Read More »
Woodford Halse Garden Club is holding it’s 19th annual flower and produce show on Monday September 3rd. Competition classes are open to both Garden Club members and non-members. Try your hand by showing your best fruit, veg and flowers; cook Read More »
BBQ at Bert’s – Monday 6th August, 6.30pm A chance to look around the garden and gardening museum at Orchard House, South Street and enjoy a BBQ and social evening with friends. Members £2, non-Members £3. Please bring your own Read More »
A few pictures from Friday’s Regatta, in case you were unlucky enough to miss it. Great work by Janet and all the team and thanks once again to Mark Belcher for sponsorship. Spot your favorite TV programme…..
You are invited:- Afternoon Tea Saturday, 23 June 2018 at Hinton Methodist Church 2.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Full tea: £7 Adult, Child £3 Gateau plus tea, £4. All Welcome. Phone Irene on Tel. 01327 260149 for tickets.
To Book A Boat! Why not take part in this year’s Woodford Halse Regatta on Friday 29th June 6pm? There’s still time to get a boat: ready made – you just have to decorate it! This year’s theme is “Television”. Read More »
June services at the Methodist Church in Hinton are as follows:- Sunday 10 June – Service at 10.30 a.m. Sunday 17 June – Service at 10.30 a.m. Sunday 24 June – Service at 10.30 a.m.
BBQ & Show Two upcoming events organised by the Garden Club:- BBQ at Bert’s – Monday 6th August, 6.30pm A chance to look around the garden and gardening museum at Orchard House, South Street and enjoy a BBQ and social Read More »
Here is the WI programme for the remainder of 2018: 3rd July Battling for Charity. Jon Courtney-Thompson August. No meeting 4 September. Do not give up on your dreams. G K Kingsley 2 October. Indian customs and Read More »
The next WI meeting on Tuesday 5 June has Rosemary Verner giving a talk on “Being a Tudor”. Visitors are always welcome. The WI meets at the Memorial Hall at 7.30 on the first Tuesday of every month. Visitors pay Read More »
Saturday 16th June 2 – 5pm : Woodford Halse Dryden Hall Please show support and raise money for your local Brownie group – 1st Woodford Halse Brownies! There will be; Cake Stall! Raffle Stall! Hook a duck! Buzz wire game! Read More »
8th to 10th June at the Football Club
Friday 29th June from 6:300pm If Henley can have a regatta, why can’t we? What do you mean, the river’s too shallow? Well, we’ll hold it on Station Road! This year’s theme is “Television”. One man, two man and three Read More »
After Monday’s meeting on developing Woodford’s Neighbourhood Watch scheme, the group agreed to meet again on 11th June at 7:30pm in the Farndon Room (back of the Library). All interested in being involved are welcome to attend.In the picture above Read More »
Here are details of upcoming Methodist Church services…. Sunday 13 May 10.00 a.m: United at the Parish Church for Café Church and Christian Aid. Sunday 20 May: 10.30 a.m. Service at Hinton Sunday 27 May 10.30 a.m. Service at Read More »
17th May in the Farndon Room Come along for an evening’s strumming. Bring your uke and your favorite music. Thursday 17th May 7.30, in the Farndon Room (Behind the Library). £2.00 Contact: Tina Williams
The Club is holding an open day on Sunday 13th May so that all age groups can come along and try their hand at bowling. Woodford has an A class bowling green in the village and it isn’t only a Read More »
Meeting Wednesday 9th May Don’t forget Wednesday’s meeting at 7:00pm in the Farndon Room (at the rear of the Library) to try to save Woodford’s Library. Come along and see how Woodford might: create a Community Library support and save Read More »
A few new dates for your diary….. April 28th: Daventry & District Memory Cafe Coffee Morning at the Memorial Hall: 10:00am to 12:00am May 19th: The School’s fete with stalls, games, food, drinks and music in the school hall and Read More »
The Church Diary has been updated with details of the services for May. Details Here: Church Diary
If you are interested in raising funds for your community group or club, then this FREE event at Towcester Racecourse is for you. Find out how to access funding from a range of organisations such as the Big Lottery Fund Read More »
The last Big Breakfast in Byfield for this season is on this Saturday, 7th April. Big Breakfast will start again in October. Details here:- Byfield Big Breakfast
Chris Heaton-Harris MP, the Member of Parliament for Daventry is hosting a coffee morning between 9:00am and 11:30am on 23rd March at the Memorial Hall on Station Road. He is inviting local residents to come along for advice, a chat Read More »
Don’t forget the Air Ambulance fundraiser. It’s Saturday 10th at the Memorial Hall from 11am – 2pm. Some great raffle prizes including a driving lesson, 3 separate music lessons a sports massage a beauty suite voucher a shiatsu massage meat Read More »
Saturday Fundraiser – Note New Date! It’s a spring fair at the Memorial Hall on Saturday 10th March from 11-2, raising funds for Warwickshire/Northamtonshire Air Ambulance service. (This is the new date: the original event was postponed from 3rd March Read More »
We’ve updated the diary of local church services through to Sunday 1st April including the services planned for Easter. Church Diary You can always find the Church Diary from the top menu, under Events.
Woodford’s Got Two Egg Hunts This Year! As well as Jess Marriott & Chantelle Curzon’s Easter Egg Hunt on Friday 30th March, the FSA is holding an event on Saturday 31st March. 12.00 – 4.00 PROCEEDS TO THE SCHOOL FSA Read More »
Football Club, 11th March 14:00 to 17:00 Robin Gustar is organising a charity fun run and family day in aid of Action for Children. There will be a 1km kids run, a 3km run and a 5km guided (maybe muddy) Read More »
After all the winter storms and before spring really kicks in, it’s time for the annual Village Spring Clean. If you have any time free between 10am and 2pm on Saturday March 17th please come along and help make a Read More »
Why not come along and join in Woodford’s Easter Egg Hunt starting at the Memorial Hall! Chantelle Curzon and Jess Marriott are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt to raise funds for their project in India, in the summer of 2019. Read More »
Did you know Northampton had it’s own symphony orchestra? It’s an amateur orchestra that produces professional performances! Members of the orchestra are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and the orchestra performs in a number of venues in and Read More »
A new series of Yoga classes are starting in the Memorial Hall this Wednesday (17th January), 6:30 – 7:30pm. Details below….
Come and test your general knowledge at the Woodford School FSA Quiz Night at Woodford Sports & Community Club on Friday 2nd March 2018! Tickets will be available soon. Doors open at 7pm Teams of 6 (maximum) can enter by Read More »
A new luncheon club is being launched for over 55’s in the village. Sponsored by Hinton Methodist Church, the first meeting will take place on Thursday 25th January between 12:00 noon and 1:30pm in the Memorial Hall. Tickets are £4.00 Read More »
Come and watch the start of the Boddington Vintage Association road run for vintage tractors and 4×4’s at the Football Club, 10:00am on New Year’s Eve, Sunday 31st December. Returning at around 12:00am. Drinks available!
It’s the Social Club Panto. On Wednesday 27th December, 2:00pm. Tickets £5.50 from the Club & Village Meats.
Forthcoming meetings on local policing police and the library. Please note that although the Library Meeting is shown as “approx 8:00pm start” it will begin immediately after the police meeting, whenever that finishes.
Many thanks to Elizabeth Streek for details of the Methodist Church services over the coming weeks. All are welcome. Sunday 10 December – Service at 10.30 a. m Sunday 17 December – We join Upper Boddington Methodists for Family Worship Read More »
Here’s a short video from Daventry District Council about recycling at Christmas. Collections over the festive period will take place on their usual days, with the exception of Christmas Day. Households that were due a collection on that day will Read More »
On Saturday 8th December you can join in with Daventry’s Spirit of Xmas. The Daventry Lantern Parade and Spirit of Christmas event will take place on Friday 8th December 2017, with a variety of free events and activities around the Read More »
In aid of the Woodford Halse Primary School FSA & the Firefighters Charity. Follow Santa with the tracker app! Life360 is available on iphone & android. Join the FSA “circle” using code IHR-AFQ (Code valid until 4th Dec). Santa will Read More »
Pam Hicks has kindly provided details of local church services for December including Christmas, of course! You can find a list of all the local church services and meetings on the Church Diary page.
Regarding the Public Meeting on December 11th. Those concerned about the threat to the Library may be interested to see the web cast of the Northamptonshire County Council meeting at which a motion regarding closure of libraries was debated. You Read More »
Kay Coles, chair of the Parish Council, has provided an update on the planned public parish meeting on December 11th. She will be chairing the meeting, which will start with a discussion on the future of local policing. In order Read More »
Make sure you’ve got Friday 29th June 2018 in your diary. That ‘s the date set for the next Woodford Halse Regatta. And…. don’t forget… if you’ve got Christmas or New Year events coming up let the Signpost know: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a public parish meeting to discuss the proposed changes to local policing and possible changes to the library on December 11th in the Memorial Hall. Doors open 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start. Attendees will include, Parish Council Read More »
On 17th, 18th & 19th November, 10:00am to 5:00pm there will be a Christmas Studio Sale at Tews Farm, 21 High Street. Contact Jacqueline Rappaport on 07903 717247 for details, 10% of all sales go to Katherine House Hospice
is offering a visit. If you would like to discover more about Islam, Ansar at the Banbury Mosque is holding an open day on Sunday 26th November. There will be a tour of the Mosque and talks about Islam. To Read More »
A few pictures to mark the Remembrance Day Commemorations in the village. Many thanks to Brian Hedges for the photos.
The Church Diary has been updated with the details of services and venues for November. You can find it here: Church Diary
Make sure you get your tickets for this year’s fireworks display at the Football Club. Tickets available from this Friday, 13th October.
Come along this Saturday, 14th October to the Memorial Hall, between 11:00am and 2:00pm. Help to raise money for Cancer Research UK Have fun with tombola, craft stalls, Nearly New, tea, coffee and cakes and much more.
The new season of Big Breakfasts is starting this Saturday. The dates for this round of BBs are: 7th October 2017 4th November 2017 2nd December 2017 3rd February 2018 3rd March 2018 7th April 2018 They are keeping to Read More »
October 7th : Who’s Your British Icon? Woodford School FSA are asking the local people to make and display a fab THEMED scarecrow which will be voted for by the passersby! The event will be Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th Read More »
Daventry District Forum Meeting DDF, the Daventry District Forum, works to enhance the lives of over 50’s in the district. On Wednesday 20th September, between 2:00pm and 4:00pm in the Memorial Hall, DDF will present a number of sessions on Read More »
Saturday 23 September You are invited to a Family BBQ with Mega Bouncy Castle this coming Saturday 23 September, 4.00 p.m.- 7.00 p.m. to be held in the garden at Hinton Methodist Church. Tickets £5 for a Family of 4, Read More »
Short Mat Bowling : Open Morning This Saturday. Saturday 16th September 10.00 am – 12.00 pm at Boddington Village Hall. This year the Short Mat Bowls Club celebrate the 30th Anniversary of their founding. Short Mat Bowling provides gentle exercise Read More »
Daventry District Forum Meeting DDF, the Daventry District Forum, works to enhance the lives of over 50’s in the district. On Wednesday 20th September, between 2:00pm and 4:00pm in the Memorial Hall, DDF will present a number of sessions on Read More »
The WI meet on the first tuesday of every month with interesting talks on a wide range of topics. This month’s event is on the 5th September at 7:30pm in the Memorial Hall with a talk on “Tudor Harvest Home” Read More »
Class IV Laser Therapy for You and Your Pets. Class IV Laser Therapy is claimed to relieve pain, inflammation and stiffness. Find out how this therapy the drug free, natural solution to many muscular and skeletal conditions such as arthritis Read More »
Humpty Dumpty’s @ The Nest Here are the summer sessions for Humpty Dumpty’s @ The Nest….
Sunday 3rd September in the Dryden Hall Humpty Dumpty’s at The Nest are raising funds to improve the children’s play space. Why not go along and support them?
2017-18 Programme Now Available. Here’s the 2017-18 programme for the Woodford Halse History Society. There are plenty of interesting sessions on everything from local radio to Stowe House, and from controversial Northampton MP Charles Bradlaugh to the even more controversial Read More »
Thursday July 27th 7:00pm to 9:00pm The Woodford Halse Academy Swimming Pool (whasp) fund raising team is running a Joules Serconds Sale at the Social Club on Thursday 27th July. Tickets (£4) are available from Village Meats or the WHASP Read More »
Added a few pictures of the Regatta ….. Regatta 2017.
BROWNIES & GUIDES SUMMER FUND RAISER Saturday July the 8th – 2-4pm At Woodford Halse Dryden Hall Please come along, show your support and raise money for your local Brownies & Guide group – 1st Woodford Halse Brownies & Guides! Read More »
No, Not Henley, It’s Here! A rare photo of boats assembling on the Cherwell by the Kitchen Lane Bridge prior to last year’s race….. What do you mean, Fake News???? Don’t forget the village’s fun event this evening. It all Read More »
Saturday July the 8th – 2-4pm BROWNIES & GUIDES SUMMER FUND RAISER At Woodford Halse Dryden Hall Please come along, show your support and raise money for your local Brownies & Guide group – 1st Woodford Halse Brownies & Guides! Read More »
Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm Don’t forget that Station Road will be closed between Parsons Street and Cherwell Terrace for the annual Village Regatta on Friday 30th June between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Castle Road and Cherwell Terrace will still be open. Read More »
For Next Friday’s Regatta. Don’t forget to put next Friday’s fun event in your diary. Lots of fun for all the family! Watch out for the “Anything Goes” racers in their two and four man “boats”, have a drink, have Read More »
WOODFORD HALSE SOCIAL CLUB Beeer Festival June 9th & 10th Classic Car and Motorcycle meet June 10th Model Railway open day June 10th Many new beers and ales on offer with finger foods and snacks, 12PM till late, Plenty of Read More »
Sunday 11th June at Stable Mates, 5 Scrivens Hill Come along and enjoy the fun at the Woodford Fun Dog Show. Gates open at 10:30am for 11:00am start. ARENA 1 – Fun Classes starting at 11:00am. ARENA 2- “Have a Read More »
It’s the annual village regatta on 30th June! Six o’clock for two great races and Woodford’s fantastic street fayre. If you don’t know what to expect have a look at these pictures from last year’s event. There’s still time book Read More »
Local residents will join forces in a charity “Yogathon” on Sunday 18th June, to raise vital funds for the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) East Africa Crisis Appeal. Led by local Yoga Teacher, Sian of Serendipity Yogi’s, participants will join in Read More »
Here are some more details on the Funding Fair at Towceseter Rasecourse on 6th June. A chance for community groups to meet with funders. Find out how you could get grants for your project or group. Funding Fair Programme Here’s Read More »
Meetings for Dementia Sufferers & Carers Daventry & District Memory Café runs events for dementia sufferes and for those that care for them. For people with Dementia: Meetings at the Abbey Centre, Market Square, Daventry NN11 4XG. All these meetings Read More »
Massive Book Sale On Saturday 22 April 2017, Hinton Methodist Church, 10.00 a.m. – 12 noon. In aid of Church funds. All welcome.
Here are details of services over Easter at local churches… (These details have been pulled together from various local church web sites, if more is known, or these have been updated please email email@example.com.) Church of England. St Mary’s Woodford Read More »
This year’s Parish Meeting will take place on Tuesday April 25th at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. The Annual Parish Meeting is for the Council (and other local groups) to report back to the electorate on what has been acheived Read More »
Here’s is this year’s programme of WI meetings. Visitors are always welcome at meetings which take place in the Memorial Hall at 7:30 pm. More details on the WI are available here:- The WI Page
A terrific result from the Village Clean Up. Thanks to all that took part in the Village Clean Up. And thanks to Kay Fennel for these pictures of the pile of rubish collected.
Don’t Forget This Saturday Come along and join in to help give the village a sprucing up for spring. Meet in the Social Club car pak. 1030 to 2:00pm Saturday 18th March.
Coffee & Cakes for Brain Tumour Research Come along and wear your favourite hat for coffee & cakes in the Dryden Hall on Sunday 2nd April in aid of research into brain tumours. 1:30 to 4:30. Music from the ’40’s Read More »
Come and help with the village spring clean! The great village Spring Clean starts on Saturday March 18th at 10 am. Meet in the Social Club car park and come along and help remove some of the litter that none Read More »
Here’s the 2017 programme for the Garden Club… 3rd April: Banbury Parks & Open Spaces 8th May: Plant Sale + Bert Manton on bio-dynamic gardening 5th June: Hosting Cropredy Garden Club visit 3rd July: A Walk in Whistley Woods (Booking Read More »
On the 4th March, Nicola Wise is holding a tea/coffee and cake morning in the Memorial Hall to raise money for Dementia UK. This will be from 10-12. She will also be holding a raffle and was wandering if anybody Read More »
ANNUAL CROSS COUNTRY EVENT – WOODFORD HALSE CE PRIMARY ACADEMY The Annual County Cross Country Event will take place at Woodford’s school on Wednesday 15th March 2017 from 3:45pm – 6:00pm. This popular event has grown over the years and Read More »
Dickens & Snowdrops Two nearby events coming soon… (click on the pictures for details) 15th February Byfield WI presents a magical evening with a talk from Ian Keable about How Charles Dickens Became a Magician” together with demonstrations of Read More »
ART CLASSES WINTER TERM 2017 Art club is now enrolling for the winter term next which starts next week. There are two groups of sessions, tutored and untutored. Whether you’re a total beginner or you already paint but would like Read More »
A new series of Weight Watchers meetings will kick off in January in the Memorial Hall. Looking to lose the results of too many mince pies at Christmas? Contact Emma King
Woodford Halse Baby & Toddler Group is planning to run a fund raiser to help keep the group going and to help replace broken/old toys. On Saturday 21st January 2017 they will be holding the event in the Dryden Hall. Read More »
Planning your Christmas? Don’t forget there’s a diary of all the local church services in the WOW and available here, or on our Church Diary page.
SATURDAY 17th DEC 8.30pm – FLEUR DE LYS CHRISTMAS PARTY EVERYONE WELCOME Come and join us! Look out your posh frocks and black tie (optional) and come and start the Festive Season with a cocktail or two and swing music Read More »
Two events for the festive period….. Pantomime : Cinderella 27th December. Doors open 2:30, starts 3:00. Tickets £5.00. All welcome. New Year’s Eve Disco 31st December. Doors open 7:00. Tickets £2.00 (Members), £3.00 (Non-members), £1.00 (Children) All welcome but non-member Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of your full colour, 6 page, What’s On in Woodford for December & January. You should be getting your printed copy soon. The big news this month is Read More »
Your local National Trust property has lots planned in the run-up to Christmas…. Carols in the Courtyard : 9th December 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Five Centuries of Christmas : 10th – 18th December, 11:30am to 3:00pm. Fiori Musicali Choir : Sat Read More »
The Blossom Shop are holding a Christmas Flower Workshop on 4th December, 10am to 4pm. This will be a hands-on workshop that lets you create your own door wreath and table decoration to take home. Why not get a few Read More »
Bop For The FSA Woodford School FSA’s disco takes place on 16th December at the Social Club….
No, it’s nothing about Paul, Mary, Mel or Sue. The date & venue of the Brownie Bake Off & Sale has changed to December 3rd at the Dryden Hall. The corrected details are here…. Brownie Bake Off
& the theme is… CHRISTMAS! Saturday 3rd December 2 – 4pm – Dryden Hall, Woodford Halse. This event is open to the public – please invite all friends and family along. There will also be games and a raffle stall Read More »
Memorial Hall – Tonight at 7:00 Don’t forget the meeting tonight. Kay Coles, Chairman of Woodford Parish Council has called the public meeting above, to provide the latest update on the Woodford Halse Embankment and its use as a village Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for November 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »
Have you got a question for our PCSO? Drop in to Woodford Halse Library on the listed dates to speak to PCSO Carl Barton about any issues you might be having, or any questions you need answering. The first police Read More »
Christmas Fayre At The Social Club Woodford School FSA have their popular Christmas Fayre this year at the Social Club on Saturday 26th November. See the poster for details….
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for October 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »
The good, the bad and the ugly… scarecrows! Thanks to the fabulous turn-out last year, we have decided to have another scarecrow event. This year, it is in aid of Woodford Halse CofE School FSA. We are asking the local Read More »
Support Syrian & Tanzanian Kids Sian Dorward of Serendipity Yogis is planning a charity Yogathon on 27th November, from 2-5pm at the Memorial Hall in support of two kids charities:- The Great Rafiki Tanga – a charity set up to Read More »
A Useful Suggestion ….. In order to vote in national and local elections you need to be registered to vote. You may have had a form recently, inviting you to check your registration. If you are not already registered to Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for September 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »
Comedy Night Kick-Starts Pool Fundraising for Woodford Halse Academy A fundraising drive to raise £8K needed to keep open Woodford Halse Academy’s swimming pool has been kick-started by winning an amazing comedy night competition. Flock comedy who run outstanding, ‘pop-up’ Read More »
50 Years Since Woodford’s Passenger Trains Saturday the 3rd of September will be the 50th anniversary of the last scheduled passenger train to leave Woodford Halse Railway Station. To mark this anniversary the Village Archive will be showing a collection Read More »
Roll Up For the 17th Annual Flower, Produce and Craft Show Saturday, September 3rd 2016 at The Memorial Hall, Station Road, Woodford Halse. Set Up for Entrants 11am to 12 Noon. Judging 12 to 1pm. Open for Public Viewing 1pm Read More »
With the new series of Stricly Come Dancing about to start when could be a better time to unleash your inner urge for sequinned strutting? Richard & Jennie Funnell of Dance-Addiction are starting a new Ballroom Dancing Class at Woodford Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for June 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »
There’s a gallery of pictures of the 2016 Village Regatta on -line. A great turn out meant all the boats running had plenty of support.
Today & Saturday at The Social Club Not sure how this slipped past me but if you’d like the chance to try some different beers, here’s your opportunity. Opening times Friday 17th June 1.00pm -11.30pm. Saturday 18th June 12.00 midday Read More »
Saturday 16th June to Sunday 24th June Street art, picnics, competitions, exhibitions and more. Here’s the full programme of events in and around Daventry.
On Wednesday 6th July the Garden Club is visiting Cramden Nursery (pelagonium and geranium specialists.) Members can attend free and visitors can also attend for £2.00. Numbers are limited to 30 and places will be allocated on a first come Read More »
Watch Out For Bikes The Aviva Women’s Tour will pass through Daventry District on Sunday 19th June. If you’re a fan you might want to see the event or take part in some of the event’s Daventry has planned. If Read More »
2016’s Fun Filled Regatta Is All About The Movies Make sure you come along for an evening’s fun on June 24th at 6:30pm in Station Road. This year’s theme is “The Movies” and there are bound to be some creative Read More »
In or Out, You Can Only Vote If You Are Registered….. The deadline for registrations for the forthcoming EU Referendum vote is that applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight TODAY. You can Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for June 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »
Yes or No? This is the notice of the location of polling stations for the referendum which will take place on June 23rd on the question: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the Read More »
Your chance to hear both sides of the argument and to put your questions to those in favour of staying in and in favour of leaving the EU…… Daventry is hosting an EU Referendum Debate on Thursday 2nd June 2016 Read More »
The Parish Council has been successful in getting the Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), Flood and Water Management Team to look at Woodford’s flooding problems. NCC has a small amount of funding to undertake a more detailed assessment of the flood Read More »
Yes or No? This is the formal notice for the referendum which will take place on June 23rd on the question: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? This notice includes Read More »
In or Out, You Can Only Vote If You Are Registered….. The deadline for registrations for the forthcoming EU Referendum vote is that applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday, 7 Read More »
It’s The 10th Anniversary Woodford Halse Charity Dog Show Come along and enjoy yourselves while supporting Dogs For Good, the charity that trains assistance dogs, community dogs and helps families with their pet dogs. This year’s event takes place on Read More »
Tea, Biscuits and Leave the EU? 21 May : 1pm – 4.30 pm at Woodford Halse Social Club LEAVE the EU : an Information Afternoon Refreshments and special guest Chris Heaton Harris MP for Daventry. If you are undecided this Read More »
26th April 2016, Memorial Hall, 7:00pm Don’t forget this year’s Parish Meeting where the Parish Council, District and County Council and local groups can report back to the village on their activities. The event on Tuesday 26th April is open Read More »
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for May 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local Read More »