The Claydons & Swan Team Church Community Events
The Team have many events through the year that are hosted by one of the churches, or by other community groups, that we try to support. Please see below. Weekly and regular events are listed separately.
Sunday 27th May - DEANERY SERVICE ... 11.00am at St John the Evangelist Church, Whitchurch - this will be the only service this day in the Claydons Deanery. All are welcome to attend.
Saturday 2nd June - MUSIC IN QUIET PLACES - St James Church, Barton Hartshorn 7.30pm Sparkling Baroque! Music by Bach, Handel, Locatelli, Quantz, Telemann including Michel Corrette's Concerto Comique Op.8 No.1 Contact local ticket agent: email@example.com or pay on the door £10.
Thursday 7th June - CHRISTIAN UNITY SERVICE 7.30pm at St Mary's Church, Marsh Gibbon. All are welcome to the annual Christian Unity Service organised by the Anglican and United Reformed Churches of Marsh Gibbon and Twyford, when Revd Caroline Windley, Diocesan Director of Ordinands, is coming to talk on the theme of Vocation.
Saturday 9th June - VILLAGE BAR-B-Q 6-10pm The Playing Field, Grendon Underwood Adults £10 Children £5 Bar Tickets from Peter Hornigold 01296 770637 firstname.lastname@example.org or Charlie Mann 01296 771100 email@example.com In aid of St Leonard's Church, Grendon Underwood
9th - 24th June BUCKS OPEN STUDIOS - ART AT EDGCOTT - Paintings, Drawings, Ceramics, Jewellery from five artists. Open 10am-5pm. Tea & Coffee on Saturdays & Sundays 2.30-4.30pm
Sunday 10th June ILLUSTRATED TALK entitled 'Nepal: Between a Rock and a Hard Place' 7.30pm A talk with slides by Andrew Sparkes CMG, former British Ambassador to Nepal. Edgcott Village Hall Proceeds to Edgcott Church
Sunday 10th June CLAYDON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at St Michael's Church, Steeple Claydon 5.00pm conductor: Hugh Molloy HANDEL 'Water Music' Suite HAYDN Symphony No. 104 BEETHOVEN Symphony No 8 Tickets: £12 (£6 under 18s) tel: Julie Boulter on 07979 791129 or 01296 730218
Saturday 16th June - PARISH OF THE CLAYDONS CHURCH FETE see https://www.bucksvoice.net/churches-of-the-claydons/events/fete-16th-june/
Saturday 16th June - PRESTON BISSETT SUMMER SAFARI 6.30pm 'til late. Walk or cycle around the village enjoying different courses at various hosts. Contact Richard and Sara on firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets cost £15 per person with all proceeds going to Preston Bissett Church
Friday 22nd June - CHETWODE CHURCH CONCERT Pirates of Penzance with Paddy Marshall and Friends 7.30pm Tickets cost £18 to include wine and canapes. Contact David 0797 457 4380
Saturday 23rd June - CREAM TEA 2-4pm. Come and join us in the Parish Room Steeple Claydon - Bric a brac and books will be on sale.
Saturday 30th June - TRADITIONAL FETE - Barton Hartshorn Church 2-4pm. More details to follow.
Sunday 8th July - PRESTON BISSETT CHURCH FETE - Fun Dog Show BBQ Bar and Teas, Craft Show, Grand Raffle Children's games Tractor rides plus all usual stalls. Display of Vintage Cars and expanded range of craft classes to enter. Dog Show registration 12.30pm Fun starts at 1pm. For dog show contact Alex Morten email@example.com For further details see page 29 of Life Together magazine (back of church) or contact Sally or Graham Gulliver on 01280 847535
Sunday 15th July - PET SERVICE at Barton Hartshorn Church 5pm Further information to follow.
Sunday 9th September - PIMMS & HYMNS SERVICE - St James Church, Barton Hartshorn 5.00pm More details to follow.
Every Second Sunday of the month - Cafe Church in Calvert Green Village Hall from 4-5pm. Church ... but not as you may know it ... With music, children's activities based on bible stories and of course, tea, coffee and biscuits. Church of England based; all faiths or no faith welcome. For further information and more details please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every First Sunday of the month (During term time) - Claydons Youth Group 6.00-8.30pm - Botolph House, Botolph Claydon. Younger Group starting at 6.00pm and Older Group at 7.00pm. Contact: Emily on 730655 and Lyn on 712200.
Every Second Monday of the month - Games & Puzzles 2.00-4.00pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon ... Scrabble, Dominoes, Chess, Draughts, Board Games, Cards, Jigsaws, Puzzles - These and others are available to play or if you have another favourite we will try to obtain it. Everyone is welcome to come and join us for a couple of hours, with a cup of tea and biscuit to enjoy as well. Transport is available for those unable to come otherwise. Please ring 730465 or 730655 for further information or if you would like transport
Monday evening - Christian Growth Group (Weekly event) 7.30pm at 9a Buckingham Road, Steeple Claydon. Contact: Carina on 733882
Tuesday evening - Singing for Fun (Weekly except first Tuesday in month) Everyone is welcome to join us on a Tuesday from 6.30-7.30pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon. It is not necessary to have a good singing voice, nor to read music. Just come when you can - £1 per session.
Tuesday evening - Home Group (Weekly except first Tuesday in the month) 7.45pm at Turnstone, North End Road, Steeple Claydon Contact: Sue on 730914
Tuesday evening - Worship Night (Monthly event held on the first Tuesday) - Mark Bulman Parish Room 7:45-9:00pm. Informal service of worship, song and prayer with refreshments. Co-ordinator Jon Hobbs 0781012703
Wednesday morning - Church Mice (Weekly event) Mums 'n Toddlers Get-Together 10.30-11.30am at St Michael's Church, Steeple Claydon. Action songs and a Bible story for under 5s, followed by tea, coffee and chat with toys to play with. Contact: Kate on 730655
Wednesday afternoon - ‘TEA & CHAT’ (Weekly event) from 2.00-4.00pm Do you sometimes feel a bit lost or lonely or just in need of a friendly chat over a 'cuppa'? Why not come along to our 'Tea and Chat' in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon (next to St Michael's Church). If transport is a problem, we can help, please call: Carina 01296 733882 or Heather 01296 730447 - this is a WEEKLY event.
Every THIRD WEDNESDAY of the month - Afternoon Tea - Twyford Village Hall 2-4pm Come and join us for a cuppa with a huge selection of sandwiches and cakes. This event replaces our monthly Charity Lunch. Contact: Julia Cook on 01296 738810. Everyone most welcome. (Future dates: 18th July; 16th August; 19th September)
Every FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month until October - Afternoon Teas St Leonard's Church, Grendon Underwood 2.30-4.30pm
Every FOURTH WEDNESDAY of the month - SINGING AT LIME TREE COURT, Twyford 2.30-3pm Join members of St Mary's Church and the URC and visit Lime Tree Court Home to sing along with some of the residents Dates as follows: 23 May, 27 June, 25 July, Not August, 26 September, 24 October, 28 November, 19 December
Every THIRD THURSDAY iof the month - Women's Fellowship 2.30pm at 9a Buckingham Road, Steeple Claydon. Contact: Carina on 733882
Every FIRST THURSDAY of the month - Messy Church 3.30-5.15pm at St Michael's Church and the Parish Room, Steeple Claydon Contact Kate and Emily Smith on 730655
Friday Night Prayer - Quiet time of Prayer and Contemplation (Weekly event) 6.30-7.30pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room. Contact: Phil Gardner 07888 677960
Every First Saturday of the month - COFFEE MORNING Parish Room, Steeple Claydon 10.30-12noon Come and join us.
Every FIRST Saturday of the month - HELP US TIDY ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCHYARD We invite you to join us from 10am as we tidy up the churchyard. No skills or tools are required, just energy and enthusiasm! Light refreshments will be provided in the Parish Room. If it's raining there are plenty of jobs to do inside the church. For further information contact David or Kate on 730655 or just turn up during the mornings.
Every third Sunday of the month - REFRESH - Parish Room, St Michael's Church 11am - Modern Acoustic Worship with a relaxed focus on worship songs, prayer and reflection. Come at 10.30am for coffee and a continental breakfast.
Sundays at 4pm 4.00-5.30pm (for children of primary school age) meets 8 times a year - not in December, January, February and August. The venue moves each month - GU Village Hall, MG Village Hall, Twyford VH and Charndon Community Centre. There will be games, a Bible story, prayer, varied craft activities and refreshments to enjoy. If your child/children hope to attend please let Revd David Hiscock know on 01869 277297 - or just turn up. Next meeting Sunday 26th November from 4.00-5.30pm at Grendon Underwood Village Hall.
Swan Team Junior Youth Club is for children aged 7-11 years and new members are especially invited to our next meetings on Mondays 13th and 27th November from 6.30-8.00pm at Marsh Gibbon Village Hall.
Sundays at 6pm 6.00-7.30pm at Grendon Underwood Rectory (for those aged 11 years and above) usually happens monthly except August. Our time together is an opportunity to meet up with friends and make new ones in an informal setting. Enjoy refreshments, bible reading, watch videos. For further information please contact Revd Angela Mann on 01296 771100. Next meetings: Sunday 19th November, Sunday 10th December.