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2017 Events past - things held in the village & village hall for the village - please scroll down the page

Saturday 21st October - Caring for St. Peter's Church & Churchyard

Having the annual autumn get together - please do come along for a couple of hours if you can to help.  Inside the church will be cleaning & decorating with flowers etc., to prepare the church for harvest festival.  Outside there are lots of jobs in the churchyard & if you have them gardening gloves, would be useful, although not essential.

The help is to work & chat together for a morning in spring, autumn & at Christmas is very much appreciated & vital in caring for St. Peters.  At this time thanks would also like to be given to those who do work around the churchyard throughout the year.  The church council maintains the grass mowing according to diocesan regulation's & our conservation plan (weather permitting) which allows native & wild flowers & wildlife to thrive.  However, there are always other jobs to be done & our volunteers in consultation with the church council are fantastic in helping with the ongoing battle to keep the weeds & nettles at bay.


 21st and 22nd linked with St Peter's, please do let Jayne or Tessa know asap if you would like tickets as we're now arranging the catering.

Richard Wheeler lecture - The Renaissance of the Renaissance Garden, Saturday 21st October, 7 for 7.30pm.

This lecture on Saturday evening will follow the development of gardens, which ranging from princely palaces like Ham House to the great ducal houses like Chatsworth, and to minor country manors like Chastleton, their destruction by the 18th century landscape gardeners, their revival by the Victorians, and their restoration in the 21st century.

Jolly nice cheese and pretty acceptable wine to follow as usual. Tickets are £10 each including cheese and a glass of wine.

Village lunch - Sunday 22nd October from 12 noon.

Everyone is welcome to join us including those who do not wish to come to the harvest service. Tickets are £10 with a delicious home coked two course meal and there will be a bar. Tickets for children under age 12 are £5 and free for those aged four and under.

The above information was supplied by St. Peter's church linked events

Safari Supper 

 Saturday 6th May, started as usual at the Church, 6.45pm – and ending… Stoney Cottage


Those of you who have supported us in the past knew the form, for anyone who hasn’t - we needed a good number of couples who volunteer to host a course, and you will move round the village (with your partner) eating delicious starters, main course, pudding and then coffee at different houses, all great fun, and a wonderful way to meet new Alvescotians.  Food and drink are supplied by the respective hosts – all was explained.


The cost of the evening is £50 per couple, and all proceeds go to the Church.


There was room for those who didn't want to cook to get involved too.


Thank you so much – we have a wonderful village full of supporters, let’s hope we can raise another magnificent amount.

The 3rd Safari Supper result in – and what a fabulous result – at the moment we have raised a whopping £1,335 from the dinner tickets, raffle and donations – a huge total, which with Gift Aid takes it to over £1,600……


Huge thanks to those who cooked, provided Prosecco/beer/wine/cheese and donated money – all helping to make the night a success – we have a wonderful village, I think unique in its camaraderie and fun loving participants


Ann Cadogan   Event Planners Tel: 01993 844776    mob: 07836 510742

St Peter's School Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday 2nd April, 2.00-4.00pm


On Sunday 2nd April, between 2.00-4.00pm, we will be holding our annual Easter Egg Hunt on our school playground and playing field. We will also have a face painter and be serving refreshments including hot drinks and homemade cakes.


It's always a super fun afternoon with lots of fresh air and happy children, and a great opportunity to celebrate Easter and Spring in our village with neighbours and friends - please do come along and join us for tea and cake!


If you live in Alvescot and have a little one who would like to join in the Egg Hunt, then please email so that we can make sure the Easter Bunny delivers enough chocolate eggs! 

St Peter's School Ladies Pamper and Shopping Evening, Thursday 23rd March at 7.00pm


The Friends of St Peter's are hosting an evening of pampering and shopping on Thursday 23rd March from 7.00pm, at St Peter's CE Infant School, to raise funds towards books and resources for our new key stage 2 library. 


Mini treatments will be available to book with specially selected beauty therapists, there will be beauty and make up stalls such as Bodyshop, Younique and Avon, and of course many gorgeous gift and craft stalls to browse. 


It's a wonderful chance to meet up with neighbours, and to bring along friends and family, there’s something for everyone! It's also a great opportunity to buy Mother’s Day and Easter gifts, as well as treat yourself. Tickets are £3.50 each which includes a goody bag; complimentary fizz is also available on arrival and refreshments will be available.


To buy tickets, or to enquire about stall spaces, please email

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