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.  Regular events are listed separately. 

Saturday 20th October - The Brill Brass Quintet with Emma Shudell and The Adstock Singers  at St Michael's Church, Steeple Claydon.  Admission Free.  Donations in aid of St Michael's Church.  Wine and Nibbles.

Sunday 28th October - Delicious Cream Teas  Edgcott Village Hall  3-4.30pm  In addition to homemade scones and the trimmings there will also be delicious homemade cakes to choose from. 

Friday 9th November - "Raise the Roof"  Remembrance Concert  7pm   To commemorate 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which marked the end of the First World War in November 1918 with Drama Poetry and join in with "Songs that Won The War" in the Church.  Tickets £10  Children £5 including interval and light refreshments.  Available from Brian (01296) 770402 or Charlie  (01296) 771100

Saturday 17th November - Safari Supper - Preston Bissett (more details to follow)

Saturday 17th November - Come and boogie the night away at an 80's Disco in Twyford Village Hall at 7.30pm in aid of St Mary's Church.  There will be great music, a licensed bar and lots of fun.  Further information contact Angela Griffiths on 01296 738871

Saturday 17th November - Music Night 7.30-11.30pm    60s 70s 80s  at East Claydon Village Hall & The Mushroom Optional dress code - outfit from your favourite decade.  Music & Bar included.  For tickets or more info  email:  Call/text: 07956 711234  Raising funds for Churches of the Claydons.

Sunday 16th December - Preston Bissett - Christmas Event after the Carol Service (more details to follow) 


Sunday morning - (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.

Sunday afternoon - (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.  Contacts: Emily on 730655 and Lyn on 712200.

Sunday afternoon - (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:

Sundays 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 - Grendon Underwood Village Hall, Marsh Gibbon Village Hall, Twyford Village Hall 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. 

Sundays at 6pm (monthly) 6.00-7.30pm at Grendon Underwood Rectory (for those aged 11 years and above)   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.   If you're in Y7 or above you're welcome to come along to be with friends and make new ones locally.  Further details from Revd Angela Mann 01296 771100

Monday afternoon - (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 Betty 730465 or Kate 730655 for further information or if you would like transport

Monday evening - Swan Team Junior Youth Club is for children aged 7-11 years and new members are especially invited.   The Club re-starts on Monday 17th September meeting at Marsh Gibbon Village Hall from 6.30-8pm.    If you have a child who might like to join us please contact Revd David Hiscock on 01869 277297 or

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 - held on the first Tuesday) - Mark Bulman Parish Room 7:45-9:00pm.  Informal service of worship, song and prayer with refreshments.     Contact: 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.

Wednesday afternoon - from 12.30pm in  St Leonard's Church, Grendon Underwood  A two-course hot lunch and drink costs £7.  It is essential to book, so please let Pat Brazier know on 01296 770337 or Emma Dearn on 01296 770210 if you would like to attend.  All funds raised are for the Raise the Roof Appeal. 

Wednesday afternoon - (every third Wednesday of the month) - Light Lunch or Afternoon Tea  - Twyford Village Hall/The Crown Twyford 1-3pm  Come and join us for a cuppa with a huge selection of sandwiches and cakes.   Contact:  Julia Cook on 01296 738810.  Everyone most welcome.  Organised by St Mary's Church in aid of Alzheimers Society.  All Welcome. 

Wednesday afternoon - (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:  24 October, 28 November, 19 December

Thursday afternoon - (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 

Thursday afternoon - (every third Thursday of the month) - Women's Fellowship  2.30pm at 9a Buckingham Road, Steeple Claydon.  Contact:  Carina on 733882

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

Saturday morning - (every first Saturday of the month) - COFFEE MORNING  Parish Room, Steeple Claydon  10.30-12noon  Come and join us.

Saturday morning - (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.