Eastleach may be just a small Cotswolds village, but it has a great community spirit and an active diary of events, which we aim to promote here. If you have nay events you wish to publicise , please contact us.
Many lovely gardens, large and small, open for visitors in the delightful Cotswold village of Shilton.
Harvest Thanksgiving Sunday 22nd September 2019 in Bouthrop Church at 11 a.m. This is the time when we celebrate that we are still a rural and agricultural community and surrounded by beauty. The service will be followed by a party in Bouthrop Barn which Deryk and Jackie Arkell have kindly […]
At 11 a.m on Sunday 26th May (2019) we have our annual Rogation Service* when after a brief service in church we walk through the village saying prayers asking for God’s blessing on the crops and animals that feed us. The first prayer is at the willow tree and after stops […]
ST ANDREW’S CHURCH EASTLEACH – MARCH 31st 2019 The day is known as Mothering Sunday in the Church and celebrates the day halfway through the six weeks of Lent when servants in the big houses were given time off to go home and be with their families. We’ll be celebrating […]
Keble Service – Wednesday 8th May 6.00pm – St Andrew’s. Evensong commemorating the life and work of John Keble, leader of the Oxford Movement, who worked as a curate here in Eastleach, to be sung by the Choir of Keble College, Oxford Find out more about John Keeble here. Village Celebration […]
St Andrew’s Church Eastleach, Annual Parochial Church Meeting We will be holding our Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Thursday 25th April 2019 at 6.00pm in the Village Hall. This is the annual opportunity for the whole village, Churchgoers and non-Churchgoers alike, to review and discuss the life of our Church […]
RARE PLANT FAIR: SUNDAY 14 APRIL: 11.00AM – 4.00PM QUENINGTON OLD RECTORY A wide range of nurseries will be attending and of course the gardens will be open for you to wander around the herbaceous borders, mature trees, pool and bog gardens, as well as the large vegetable garden. There […]
COLN CINEMA – “CRAZY RICH ASIANS” Vicarage Cottage Barn, Coln St. Aldwyns – Friday 29th March at 7.30 pm New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, […]
Bibury Literary Festival Saturday 23rd March 2019 Private lives and private passions are subjects that are guaranteed to fascinate us all. That is why biography is the theme of the very first Bibury Literary Festival (or BibLit for short) which launches on Saturday 23 March 2019. Both local and national […]
Join the Quenington Society on a Joyride Tony Scotland writer, publisher & broadcaster talks about his latest book Joyride: To a Reunion at Kardamyli Joyride: To a Reunion at Kardamyli is the story of an eccentric pilgrimage. In October 1990 three Bright Old Things, widowed muses of the Brideshead generation, set off by car from Bayswater to drive 2000 miles through France and […]
Friday 1st February 10am-1pm Indian Block Printing on Gift Wrap Have a lovely morning trying your hand at this fabulous technique. Suitable for beginners. Produce some unique eco-friendly wrapping paper. Monday 11th February 10am-1pm Willow Weaving Weave a bird feeder of your very own! Suitable for beginners. Friday 15th February 10am-1pm Needle-felting ‘Paint’ a picture with needle felting. Bring along […]
Sunday February 3rd at 6 p.m This special service will be sung by the choir of our fellow church, St. Lawrence, Lechlade. The service celebrates Candlemas which is the time that Jesus was introduced into the temple and which also marks the midpoint of winter. It will be a joyful […]
The Victoria Inn – Sunday 13th January Fundraising pub quiz & darts competition 7pm Pub Quiz £1pp 8.30pm Darts Competition £1pp This event is being held to raise donations towards the construction of an all girls school in Chama, Zambia. The school will provide the girls with an alternative to […]
by Oscar Wilde This is a witty and laugh out loud comedy of mistaken identities, confusion and cucumber sandwiches. On the surface it is a light, fluffy jibe at the nonsensicalness of the English upper class at the turn of the 19th century. At a deeper level, it is also […]
Our Christmas festivities start with, Late night blues music with Will Killeen on Friday 21st December, 9pm-late. Father Christmas will be at The Victoria Inn on Sunday 23rd December from 4pm. All are welcome and there will be a gift for each child We will be joined by professional pianist Joe Pike, who […]