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Quiz Night 2024 – The Friends’ Fish & Chips & Quiz 26th April 2024

The Friends of St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, would like to invite you to join them for a QUIZ & Fish & Chips on 26th April 2024 at 7pm Wardington Memorial Hall. Come along for a fun-filled evening. Test your knowledge and flex those brain cells!  And maybe win a prize! Form teams or compete as an individual - everybody is welcome! Fish and Chips included with your ticket. Cash and contactless bar serving beer, wine and soft drinks. Raffle on the night with great prizes. Tickets £12 each. Available by BACS payment to "Wardington PCC", sort code 30-90-42, account no. 00169240, reference "QUIZ", cheques payable to "Wardington PCC" and handed to Clive Hunt, Or BUY NOW   All proceeds to

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Quiz Night 2024 – The Friends’ Fish & Chips & Quiz 26th April 2024

The Friends of St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, would like to invite you to join them for a QUIZ & Fish & Chips on 26th April 2024 at 7pm Wardington Memorial Hall. Come along for a fun-filled evening. Test your knowledge and flex those brain cells!  And maybe win a prize! Form teams or compete as an individual - everybody is welcome! Fish and Chips included with your ticket. Cash and contactless bar serving beer, wine and soft drinks. Raffle on the night with great prizes. Tickets £12 each. Available by BACS payment to "Wardington PCC", sort code 30-90-42, account no. 00169240, reference "QUIZ", cheques payable to "Wardington PCC" and handed to Clive Hunt, Or BUY NOW   All proceeds to

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Folk Music Session Night at the Hare & Hounds this Thursday, 21st March

Folk Music Session Nights are a fun and relaxed, with a welcoming local music group. Everyone is invited to enjoy the music, or join in if they want to share a song/tune (all abilities welcome).   The next night is this Thursday 21st March, starting at 7.30pm at The Hare & Hounds, and every month on the third Thursday of each month.    

Wardington Garden Club – AGM Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm

Do you enjoy looking at gardens? Did you know Wardington has a Garden club? We have about 5 garden visits a year and an AGM on 26th March. Most garden visits take place between April & September on a Tuesday early evening. If you would like to join or find out more, please contact Malcolm Patterson theoldgranary5@gmail.com or Ginny Steven ginny@asteven.com The AGM is on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Come along for a glass of wine, enter the raffle and sign up. Membership £10 per year which entitles you to 10% off at Farnborough Garden Centre. No gardening knowledge required - just enthusiasm!

Wardington video

For those who haven't yet seen "The Cotswold Explorer" video featuring Wardington and Williamscot, as well as Cropredy and beyond, you can see it by clicking to play below. With just a couple of factual inaccuracies (maybe they looked up The Plough in Warmington?), it's a very informative tour around our home, including a reminder of how very old the church is.  

URGENT: Comments for Huscote development close 19th Jan

An application for 140,000 m2 of warehousing and other commercial development off the A361 has been made and comments close on the 19th January. This is another application to cover Huscote Farm with warehouses and offices. One can assume that the developer will continue to apply time and time again until we get bored of objecting. If you would prefer not to see our fields covered in grey boxes, with all the associated vehicles, pollution and disruption, please register your objection: https://planningregister.cherwell.gov.uk/Planning/Display/23/03428/OUT Key points are: Approximately 70 acres of warehousing development Mini roundabout right on the corner of the A361 off the M40 roundabout Pollution Volume of traffic Unnecessary development on the east side of the M40 Destruction of valuable

Carols on the Green, Wed 20th Dec at 6pm

This year's Carols on the Green is from 6pm to 6:45pm on Wednesday 20th December on the green in Upper Wardington. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served, along with hot chocolate, stollen and sausage rolls! We will be collecting for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene - please bring some cash and give generously. The drinks and food are free, however we greatly appreciate a donation of at least £2 each. The event will last for 45 minutes.

Christmas Fundraising Draw REMINDER

St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, Christmas Fundraising Draw. ENTER ON-LINE - CLICK HERE! Join our Church Christmas Fund Raising Appeal with Prizes to be won too! Prizes to include: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales (donated by Roderick & Nikki Stell) Family Day ticket for Compton Verney Festive Christmas Hamper (donated by DSV (UK) Ltd) Another! Festive Christmas Hamper Barn Farm Plants £30 Voucher Mumford Butchers £10 Voucher Case of Carlsberg Lager Case of Ale Wine & Wine glasses (donated by Majestic Wine) FOLLOW THIS LINK to the ticket page. Pledge the number of tickets @ £5 each you want and pay by BACS to be entered into the draw. Full instructions on the Prize Draw page.

Harvest Supper – Sat 30th September: LAST CALL

Last Call! Only a few tickets left.   Harvest Supper 2023 Saturday 30th September 2023 at 6:00pm Wardington Memorial Hall   This highly popular social event brings together adults, families & children and is designed to provide the opportunity for villagers old and new to meet and socialise whilst raising funds to maintain our beautiful Church. Your ticket includes Cottage Pie followed by Cheese & Biscuits. Cash & contactless payment bar and Raffle Proceeds to St. Mary Magdalene   Children welcome Adults £15.00 – OAP £12.00 - Children 7-16 years £7 – Under 6 years old FOC   TO SECURE YOUR TICKETS PLEASE VISIT Barn Farm Plants or Call Deborah Page on 07503 772720