Category Archives: Events
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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; … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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; … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
& 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 … Continue reading
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). … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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”. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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! … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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) … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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, … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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” … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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! … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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! … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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’ … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Funding Fair at Towcester Racecourse: 10th May Here’s some more details on the Funding Fair mentioned in our earlier post. Here are details of the presentations to be given and a schedule of presentations. If you are a member of … Continue reading
26th April 2016, Memorial Hall, 7:00pm Each year the there is a Parish Meeting where the Parish Council, District and County Council and local groups can report back to the village on their activities. This year’s event is on Tuesday … Continue reading
June 11th Woodford Country Fair and Classic Vehicle Rally- one will definitely be amused! The Woodford Country Fair Committee is already getting into the royal spirit as they make preparations for this year’s Country Fair and Classic Vehicle Rally. All … Continue reading
Sian of Serendipity Yogi’s is offering a series of yoga classes in Woodford. Serendipity Yogi’s will run Hatha and Vinyasa classes in Woodford Halse, and private tuition in the surrounding area. Classes will be at the Memorial Hall, Woodford Halse, … Continue reading
Funding Fair at Towcester Racecourse: 1oth May Daventry Vounteer Centre, Daventry District Council, South Northants District Council and the South Northants Volunteer Bureau are joining forces and hosting a funding fair for local groups. Come along between 10:00am and 3:00pm … Continue reading
3rd May in the Co-op Car Park The Northampton Association for the Blind is bringing its Mobile Sight Centre to village locations in Northamptonshire in a series of Village Roadshows. The Mobile Sight Centre will be situated in in WOODFORD … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for April 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local … Continue reading
Summer Regatta & Street Fair : Friday June 24th This year’s theme is … THE MOVIES The boat building team are ready to start building so get your booking in for your chance to take part. This year’s categories:- 4 … Continue reading
Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd May for St. Mary’s Church Don’t miss a unique opportunity to come and stroll around The Mill House garden over the May Day Bank Holiday. The garden is at its best in spring: you will … Continue reading
Carl Barton, our PCSO, has passed on the following advice…. “Woodford Halse Primary school will be hoisting their annual cross country event on Wednesday 9th March from 4pm until 5.30pm. The event is county wide and will have around 600 … Continue reading
Traffic Warning March 9th The Annual Cross Country event will take place at the school on Wednesday 9th March from 3.00pm – 6.00pm. Everything will be done to avoid any major disruption but because of the number of people attending … Continue reading
Tim Williams Invites You….. Hi Everyone, Meteorologically speaking, today is the first day of Spring (apparently!). As far as I can see from my office window with mist and drizzle obscuring my view, winter’s still very much in evidence. However, … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for March 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local … Continue reading
Woodford Halse Country Fair and Classic Vehicle Rally Don’t forget to put this date in your diary…. Saturday, 11th June 2016 From 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm The Mill House, West Farndon, NN11 3TX There will be lots of fun … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for February 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local … Continue reading
From Carl Barton, our PCSO….. The latest Dates for local Police Surgeries from January to March 2016 are:- Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016 Tuesday 16th Feb 2016 Tuesday 1st Mar 2016 Tuesday 15th Mar 2016 All surgeries will be held in … Continue reading
New Sessions For Winter 2016 The Art Classes have been so successful that there is going to be a second, untutored session on a Friday where people can just turn up for & hopefully learn from each other. See the … Continue reading
Details Available Now Woodford and Hinton WI have a busy programme of interesting talks planned for the coming year covering everything from 30 years in the business of Coach Tours to an insight into Easter in Tudor times. Find out … Continue reading
COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT Our PCSO, Carl Barton, is trying to get a Community Speed Watch scheme launched in Woodford Halse. Motorist who speed through residential neighbourhoods are often unaware of the impact drivers exceeding the speed limit … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford for December 2015 and January 2016. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact … Continue reading
Chances To Catch The Man In Red! First it was the Country Park, now he’s coming to Woodford… Catch Santa at the Woodford Halse Christmas Fayre on 28th November or see him on his way through the village on December … Continue reading
Santa’s Stop on December 22nd. Here’s a chance for kids to visit Santa as he stops off at the Visitor Centre in Daventry Park on Tuesday 22nd December 2015 from 10.00am until Midday. Call 01327 871100 to book – limited … Continue reading
Fun Events & Open To All The Social Club is holding a series of events over the Christmas period and the club will be open to all between 26th December and 1st January. Check out some of the fun available … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the November on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local suppliers plus … Continue reading
We’re keen to cut down dog fouling in the village. Carl Barton our PCSO is holding an event tomorrow to help. On Friday 9th October he will be holding “The Big Scoop” event outside the Co-op in the mobile police … Continue reading
DDC Chairman’s Charity Dance Chairman of Daventry District Council, Deanna Eddon, invites residents to Dance the Night Away in aid of Pete Spencer’s Helping Hands Memorial Fund. The charity dance takes place on Saturday, 28 November at 7:30pm at the … Continue reading
October 3rd: Marcus Bonfanti / Grainne Duffy at the Blues Club Another great evening for blues fans at the Social Club, October at 7:30pm. Tickets from Eventbrite and check out the bands here:- Marcus Bonfanti Grainne Duffy
Woodford’s Scarecrow Weekend: October 10 & 11. Join in with your scarecrow or just have fun hunting down all the heroes and villains that will be lurking around Woodford. Find out how to take part by making your own scarecrow … Continue reading
Sundays at the Social Club Woodford’s own car boot sale will take place on the car park at the rear of the Social Club (indoors if wet) on alternate Sundays from September 13th. Set up for sellers from 10:30am. Cars … Continue reading
Autumn Dates In The Library Carl Barton, our PCSO, has the following Police Surgeries organised at at Woodford Halse Library. Come along and discuss any policing concerns that you have:- Tuesday 29th Sep 2015. 3.30-4pm Tuesday 13th Oct-2015. 3.30-4pm Tuesday … Continue reading
Advice That Comes To You Village Networks is a service from the South Northants Volunteer Bureau to bring advice on health and well being, welfare benefits, money and debt, and heating bills to the villages of Northamptonshire. Their advice van … Continue reading
Robbie Williams Tribute Evening Friday 27th November, 7:00pm onwards at Woodford Tandoori Cottage. £23.95 per head includes a 3 course meal. Call Emma on 07860 385750 for tickets.
2015/16 Progamme Details The Woodford Halse History Society meets monthly from September to April with talks on many different aspects of local history. You can download the latest programme with everything from Canons Ashby Scandals to Northamptonshire’s flying VC. Individual … Continue reading
Come And Try Short Mat Bowling This Saturday Your local short mat indoor bowling Club is holding an Open Day this Saturday 5th September at the Dryden Hall, from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. Everyone of all ages is invited to come along and … Continue reading
Saturday 12th September : 10:00am to 5:00pm Come along and join in with a family treasure hunt around the village, music and children’s activities, and a bell ringing demonstration with a chance to have a go yourself. All free and … Continue reading
Woodford WI Hosts The Closet’s Show Tuesday 1st September 7:30pm in the Memorial Hall Come along and see the autumn and winter collection from The Closet in Daventry as well as accessories, perfumes and a range of cosmetics. All are … Continue reading
Hinton Methodist Church : Tuesday 22nd September at 7.00pm. Hinton Methodists invite Woodford Halse Villagers with their friends and family for a Harvest Songs of Praise evening. Rev Lin Francis will be leading the event for us and we will … Continue reading
Latest On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the September on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local suppliers plus … Continue reading
Sunday 26th July, 12:00 o’clock. Northampton Battlefields Society is organising a battlefield walk to explore the site of the Battle of Edgcote on Sunday 26th July, the 546th anniversary of the battle. The walk will start at the Griffin Inn … Continue reading
Summer Events At Your Library Gardening Club, Summer Reading Record Breakers & Free Summer Rhyme Time Kids Gardening Club has arrived! Starting this month Woodford Halse Library will be running gardening club! Join us on Saturday mornings from 11:15am, all … Continue reading
24th June 2016 Who needs Henley when you could have Woodford? It may be the first day of the Henley Regatta but that will be a mere shadow of the splendour of our own event on the Cherwell. Why not … Continue reading
I’ve posted a few of my photos from the Regatta and one of the unveiling of the new village clock for those that missed the fun. You can see the full gallery on the Regatta 2015 page.
July-August Edition On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the July / August on-line edition of What’s On in Woodford. You should be getting your printed copy soon. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and … Continue reading
Details of the road closure for this evening’s Regatta and Street Fair. Station Road will be closed from Bobby’s newsagents (corner of Cherwell Terrace) to the toilets (corner of Quinton Lane and Parsons Street). Parsons Street and Cherwell Terrace will … Continue reading
Are you hanging up your stocking on the wall? It’s the time that every Santa has a ball! Don’t forget tomorrow is Christmas and what better festive sport than a boat race? The Woodford Regatta Festivities start at 6:00, so … Continue reading
Here is a poster for the forthcoming Neighbourhood Plan meeting. Please note this is a meeting of the Steering Group but all are welcome to come along.
More News From The Planning Group Bob Snedker, Chairman of Woodford-cum-Membris Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group, has provided an update…. The village has now managed to gain a grant of £4,775 to assist us in creating the Neighbourhood Plan. This means … Continue reading
Here’s the timetable of church services for June & July. Don’t forget that you can always get the most recent ones in your WOW or here on-line….. Church Diary
June Edition On-Line & Coming to You Soon Here is the June edition of What’s On in Woodford. All the usual features with coming events, handy contact numbers and local suppliers plus in this month:- What’s This Beer Festival All … Continue reading
June, July & August Come along and meet your PCSO to discuss local concerns or get crime prevention advice. Woodford Halse Library 3:30 to 4:30pm Thursday 25th June Thursday 30th July Thursday 25th August PCSO Surgeries Flyer
21st June at 5 Scrivens Hill Thanks to Kate Kee for this programme of classes and judging for the event. No need to register beforehand just bring your dog along.
As part of the Woodford Halse Country Fair on Saturday 6th June there is an afternoon of live music in the stable area along with the BBQ and Beer Festival. To start the proceedings, local band “Behind the Settee” will … Continue reading
Free Chance To Find Out More About Your Village Come along and learn about your house, your streets and the history of your community. Meet at Woodford Halse Library. Sunday May 31st. 2:30pm
Social Club 19th – 21st June Celebrating local ales, Woodford’s Beer Festival at the Social Club will feature beer from our own local brewery Gun Dog Ales and, it is planned, other breweries from the surrounding area. There will be … Continue reading
SUNDAY 21st JUNE Come along to the WOODFORD FUN CHARITY DOG SHOW at 5 Scrivens Hill. Gates open at 10.30 for an 11.00 start. Programme available here. BBQ.. Market stalls … Bouncy castle and many fun dog classes. Rosettes for … Continue reading
Sara Field Event : 26th May There’s a free community fun day being run by Everyone Active. See the poster for details..
Make Sure It’s In Your Diary More details here.
Daventry Brass in Concert on Friday 24 April 2015 at 7.30pm at The Community Centre, Ashby Road, Daventry Come and listen to local musicians playing a whole world of music. See poster for more details. Daventry Brass Poster
Sunday 11:45 Phipps Road Meet today to support the campaign to Keep the Wood in Woodford. Keep in touch via the Facebook group: Keep the Wood in Woodford
Sale in Aid of Scope In the Memorial Hall on 28th March between 10:00am and 2:00pm.
Great Central Railway Commemorates Woodford Shed Closure Anniversary The weekend of the 13th and 14th of June marks 50 years since the closure of the Woodford Halse locomotive shed. As Gary Denby advises (see below) it is planned to organise … Continue reading
Friday, June 26th at 6:30pm. Put it in your diary now – Woodford’s regular piece of summer fun! And the theme for this year is (HO! HO! HO!)…… CHRISTMAS IN JUNE! New for this year: race for veteran boats. Plus … Continue reading
Woodford Halse Country Fair 6th June 2015 1pm to 8pm – Mill House, West Farndon, NN11 3TX Traditional Country Fair with Tea and Cakes Yes, it’s on again with a Children’s Entertainer, Morris Men, Trade Stalls, Inflatables, Country crafts and … Continue reading
Don’t forget that the Annual Cross Country event will take place at the school on Wednesday 18th March from 3.45pm – 6.00pm. Everything will be done to avoid any major disruption but because of the number of people attending the … Continue reading
The following police surgeries will take place at the library on these dates and times. Thursday 16th April: 3.30 – 4.30 Thursday 30th April: 3.30 – 4.30 Thursday 21st May: 3.30 – 4.30 If you want to talk to Carl … Continue reading
Lets Get Quizicle! Solden Hill House, the independent residential home providing care, support and training for adults with learning disabilities, is holding a fundraising quiz on April 24th. The quiz starts at 7pm so arrive by 6:30 at the Memorial … Continue reading
Tim Williams Invites You To Breakfast on Saturday This coming Saturday – 7th March – is your penultimate chance to grab a fabulous BIG BREAKFAST this season. There will be just one more on Saturday 4th April, then we put … Continue reading
From Our PCSO Carl Barton There will be an additional police surgery in the library on Thursday 12th March 2015 between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.
We’ve added a page covering the activities of the Woodford & Hinton WI. You can find it here, linked to their entry in the Local Organisations / Social Clubs page of the site.together with details of their forthcoming meetings (also … Continue reading
Northampton’s Very Own Symphony Orchestra Did you know that Northampton has its very own symphony orchestra – an amateur orchestra that produces professional performances? Members of the orchestra are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and the orchestra performs … Continue reading
Watch Out On Wednesday 18th March Woodford Halse is playing host again this year to the Northamtonshire Schools Cross-Country event. Races will take place between 3:45pm and 6:00pm on Wednesday 18th March. In previous years around 1000 children from 40 … Continue reading
Mother’s Day Elvis Shmelvis at The Woodford Tandoori Cottage. Sunday 15th March and Woodford Tandoori is offering curry and The King. Phone to book your seat : 01327 261591 and find out more about Elvis Shmelvis and the Woodford Tandoori … Continue reading
Don’t Forget Next Week’s Blues Club Event At the Great Central, Woodford Halse, Northants on Sat 28th Feb – here is a little about James… an outstanding performer who is kicking the night off …. and Sam Kelly’s Station House. … Continue reading
Boddington Vintage Association Evening of Films Boddington Vintage Association are holding a vintage film evening at Woodford Football Club on 29th March starting at 7:30pm. Short films on a variety of topics. For more information contact Brian Stillwell on 01326 … Continue reading
Charity Fund Raiser for Alzheimer’s The Chair of Daventry District Council is promoting a Quiz Night in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Put in a team of four for £15 on Friday 27th February in Daventry and help the fight … Continue reading
17th March at the Social Club Come along for an evening out and support a great cause, fighting Multiple Sclerosis by helping the MS Society improve treatment, care and research into the condition.
Shop With Come & Play Come & Play are holding a Boden & Neal’s Yard Shopping Party to raise funds for Macmillan Nurses. Come along on Thursday 19th February at Woodford Halse Football Club, Byfield Road, Woodford Halse, Nn11 3Qs. … Continue reading
Library Sessions & Street Stories Update We’ve made a couple of changes to the “Stories of our Streets” page to include Manor Road, Manor Close and Jubilee Gardens omitted previously (apologies to residents!) and to correct a couple of typos. … Continue reading
Help The Spinal Injuries Association : 15th May 2015. Hold A Fish and Chip Supper for Spinal Cord Injured People. Want to eat Fish and Chips, while raising money for charity? Hold a fish and chip supper on Friday 15th … Continue reading
Meeting on School Parking There will be a meeting at Woodford Halse School in the conference room on Tuesday January 27th at 9.15 to discuss parking along the school route. Parents are welcome. Councillors, our local PCSO and the highways warden … Continue reading
Have You Ever Thought About Becoming A District Councillor? Daventry District Council is hosting an open evening to help people find out about what is involved in becoming a District Councillor. You can go along on Tuesday February 6th and … Continue reading
Come & Play Say Come & Eat! Tickets Now on Sale! The popular Come & Play Fish & Chips Quiz Night is back. Saturday 28th March, 7:00pm at Woodford Halse Football Club. £9 per person (includes your fish & chips … Continue reading
Elvis Shmelvis at The Woodford Tandoori Cottage. Thursday 12th February is the day for a little more curry and a little less conversation… Phone to book your seat : 01327 261591 and find out more about Elvis Shmelvis and the … Continue reading
6th June for this year’s Country Fair The Country Fair is always a great event (See pictures from 2013 here) so put the date in your diary for this year’s. 1:00pm to 8:00pm Follow news of the Fair on Facebook. … Continue reading
Sam Kelly’s Station House + James Gillespie. A change of direction for this event with a range of music from blues to soul, funk and calypso. For more details click on in this poster:-
Craft, Rhymes, IT & More! As well as the Local History sessions on Sunday afternoons (see here), we thought you’d like to know about these events and activities taking place at the Library….. Free Tablet and Laptop Help sessions are … Continue reading
Free Sessions in Woodford’s Library Interested in learning more about the local history of Woodford Halse, Hinton and West Farndon? Why not come along for a series of sessions at Woodford’s Library? Starting this Sunday (11th January), the sessions will … Continue reading
Happy New Year All! Tim Williams has sent a somewhat belated reminder about the first Big Breakfast of the New Year at Byfield. This is an absolute MUST for your New Year calendar – so, get along on this coming Saturday, … Continue reading
Photo Archive On Display The Woodford Halse & Hinton Photo Archive will be exhibiting some of their collection of old photographs of the village on December 27th in the Social Club. Why not go along and see something of how … Continue reading
Social Club : Saturday 20th December The annual Woodford School FSA Christmas Family Disco will be held at the Woodford Woodford Halse Social Club on Saturday 20th December. They promise awesome tunes, licenced bar, hot & cold refreshments and, of … Continue reading
The Fleur : 26th December at 8:00pm Local band Rhythm Street are live at the Fleur on Boxing Day. Go and work off that turkey with a post-Xmas bop. See their event details on Facebook, see the band’s web site … Continue reading
The Woodford Halse Model Railway – a model of Woodford’s railway as it was in the days of steam – will be open to the general public on Sunday the 28th of December from 1pm till 9pm. Admission is free … Continue reading
Remembrance Sunday Horse Parade : Sunday 9th November This Sunday, there will be around 16 horses and riders taking a route around Woodford to pay respects to the animals that fell in military service in the 1st World War. Over one million … Continue reading
But if you’re not keen on Trick or Treat…. Daventry Rural policing team have provided this poster to print out and display if you don’t want trick or treat callers disturbing you…..
Byfield’s Saturday Breakfast For The Holy Cross Action Project Tim Williams let us have this reminder for the Big Breakfast on November 1st…. “So, here we go again – still great value at £6 per head for adults and £3 … Continue reading
Country Lifestyle Shop & Cafe Opening On November 1st, doors open to the new Harley Country Lifestyle Shop and Cafe at Harley Equestrian, Eydon Road, Woodford Halse, NN11 3RG. Come along on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of November 10 … Continue reading