What's On - Village Events Calendar

We endeavour to publicise local events. Please use the Form under the 'Contact Us' Menu Item to provide details of events. Helmdon Parish Council cannot accept any responsibility for information or web-links provided by external websites. CLICK ON AN ENTRY to see details. Many have BLUE headings to click for MORE INFORMATION. If using a phone screen, LANDSCAPE MODE is recommended to see more details for each day.

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Village Café & Post Office, Reading Room 10:00 - 12:00

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 11:00

The Village Café in the Reading Room (20 Church Street) opens Tuesdays between 10am and midday for refreshments and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors. As at September 2019, prices are: Tea or Coffee £1; Slice of Cake £1; Soft drink with Biscuit or Savoury £1.

For those requiring internet or mobile phone services while enjoying their refreshments, super-fast broadband internet is available and free (WiFi service provided by Tove Valley Broadband). For those who prefer printed reading material, book swap is available in smaller (committee) room. Click here for more information about Book Swap & DVD Loan facility.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Lynn Gartside
Tags: Café

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Health Walks - Every Thursday

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 13:45

Helmdon Health Walks leave from outside the Reading Room every Thursday at 1.45pm.
The walk is up to 3 miles and finishes at the Reading Room for tea and cake (when available). All welcome.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult - no dogs.

Venue:
Start/Finish at Reading Room
Contact:
Roger Miles

Post Office & Soup, Reading Room, 12:30-2:30pm

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 14:00

Open 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Now available: Soup + Roll £1.50 (click for more information)

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 12:30pm till 2:30pm - Reading Room

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 14:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Finance Committee meeting

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 19:30

Meeting of the Finance Committee.

Venue:
Main room at the Reading Room
Contact:
clerk@helmdonparishcouncil.gov.uk
Agenda:
Finance Agenda 03112022 (PDF, 65 Kb)
Minutes:
Finance minutes 03112022 (PDF, 86 Kb)
Weston Art Club Exhibition supporting Katherine House Hospice, 10am - 9pm

Weston Art Club Exhibition supporting Katherine House Hospice, 10am - 9pm

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 19:00

The exhibition includes work by several Helmdon artists and supports Katherine House Hospice

Open Friday 10.00am - 9.00pm

Venue:
Weston Baptist Chapel NN12 8PD
Contact:
Ros Partis
Tags: Community

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Weston Art Club Exhibition supporting Katherine House Hospice, 10am - 4pm

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 15:00

The exhibition includes work by several Helmdon artists and supports Katherine House Hospice

Open Saturday 10.00 - 16.00

Venue:
Weston Baptist Chapel NN12 8PD
Contact:
Ros Partis
Tags: Community

Weston Art Club Exhibition supporting Katherine House Hospice, 1pm - 4pm

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 15:00

The exhibition includes work by several Helmdon artists and supports Katherine House Hospice

Open Sunday 13.00 - 16.00

Venue:
Weston Baptist Chapel NN12 8PD
Contact:
Ros Partis
Tags: Community

Village Café & Post Office, Reading Room 10:00 - 12:00

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 11:00

The Village Café in the Reading Room (20 Church Street) opens Tuesdays between 10am and midday for refreshments and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors. As at September 2019, prices are: Tea or Coffee £1; Slice of Cake £1; Soft drink with Biscuit or Savoury £1.

For those requiring internet or mobile phone services while enjoying their refreshments, super-fast broadband internet is available and free (WiFi service provided by Tove Valley Broadband). For those who prefer printed reading material, book swap is available in smaller (committee) room. Click here for more information about Book Swap & DVD Loan facility.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Lynn Gartside
Tags: Café

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Footpaths - a talk by Roger Miles

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 19:30

Helmdon Footpaths - a talk by Roger Miles

All welcome (non WI members £3.50)

A favourite warm hat

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Louise Stothard

Helmdon Health Walks - Every Thursday

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 13:45

Helmdon Health Walks leave from outside the Reading Room every Thursday at 1.45pm.
The walk is up to 3 miles and finishes at the Reading Room for tea and cake (when available). All welcome.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult - no dogs.

Venue:
Start/Finish at Reading Room
Contact:
Roger Miles

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 12:30pm till 2:30pm - Reading Room

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 14:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Post Office & Soup, Reading Room, 12:30-2:30pm

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 14:00

Open 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Now available: Soup + Roll £1.50 (click for more information)

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Race Night - raising funds for St Mary Magdalene Parish Church

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 19:00

Starts at 7.00 - first race at 7.30

Free entry at door

Venue:
Helmdon Reading Room
Contact:
Bill Elkington

Listen out for some good ringing! - Visiting Bell Ringers

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 10:00

Bell Ringing

- Saturday November 12th

- 10.00-10.45am.

Visiting Ringers - South Midlands District Ladies Guild

Venue:
St Mary Magdalene
Contact:
Julian Partis

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood
Helmdon Firework Fest

Helmdon Firework Fest

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 17:30

Helmdon Firework display returns for 2022 bigger and better than ever!Fireworks - Live Band - Bar - Food
Gates open 5:30pm
Fireworks 7:00pm

🎆⚡️⚡️TICKETS OFFICIALLY ON SALE! ⚡️⚡️🎆

🔥Tickets are limited so get them fast to avoid disappointment!

Ticket Prices:

Adult £8

Child £5

Family £22


Under 5's Free

Tickets available from - Laura 07976 326 081
Or robert - hello@robertduncombe.com - 07711 554 454
For postal tickets email helmdoncommunitygroup@gmail.com

STRICTLY NO SPARKLERS ON SITE

Local Taxi Details (Pre Booking Recommended)

Bracxi Taxi - 01280 700 600
A 2 B Cab - 01280 701 111

Please remember to stay safe and follow laws relating to drink driving. Be courteous to neighbours when leaving the event.

Venue:
Church Street Helmdon
Contact:
Robert Duncombe/Laura Wilson

Village Café & Post Office, Reading Room 10:00 - 12:00

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:00

The Village Café in the Reading Room (20 Church Street) opens Tuesdays between 10am and midday for refreshments and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors. As at September 2019, prices are: Tea or Coffee £1; Slice of Cake £1; Soft drink with Biscuit or Savoury £1.

For those requiring internet or mobile phone services while enjoying their refreshments, super-fast broadband internet is available and free (WiFi service provided by Tove Valley Broadband). For those who prefer printed reading material, book swap is available in smaller (committee) room. Click here for more information about Book Swap & DVD Loan facility.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Lynn Gartside
Tags: Café

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Health Walks - Every Thursday

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 13:45

Helmdon Health Walks leave from outside the Reading Room every Thursday at 1.45pm.
The walk is up to 3 miles and finishes at the Reading Room for tea and cake (when available). All welcome.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult - no dogs.

Venue:
Start/Finish at Reading Room
Contact:
Roger Miles

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 12:30pm till 2:30pm - Reading Room

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Post Office & Soup, Reading Room, 12:30-2:30pm

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:00

Open 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Now available: Soup + Roll £1.50 (click for more information)

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Sat, 19 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon History Exhibition, 10am - 4pm

Sat, 19 Nov 2022 15:00

An exhibition of Postcards, Photos, articles etc.

Covering all aspects of Helmdon village history from Domesday to yesterday.

All welcome. Click here for poster

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Ross Vicars

Helmdon History Exhibition, 10am - 3pm

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 14:00

An exhibition of Postcards, Photos, articles etc.

Covering all aspects of Helmdon village history from Domesday to yesterday.

All welcome. Click here for poster

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Ross Vicars

Village Café & Post Office, Reading Room 10:00 - 12:00

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 11:00

The Village Café in the Reading Room (20 Church Street) opens Tuesdays between 10am and midday for refreshments and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors. As at September 2019, prices are: Tea or Coffee £1; Slice of Cake £1; Soft drink with Biscuit or Savoury £1.

For those requiring internet or mobile phone services while enjoying their refreshments, super-fast broadband internet is available and free (WiFi service provided by Tove Valley Broadband). For those who prefer printed reading material, book swap is available in smaller (committee) room. Click here for more information about Book Swap & DVD Loan facility.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Lynn Gartside
Tags: Café

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Parish Council Main Meeting

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 19:30

Main meeting of the Parish Council.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
clerk@helmdonparishcouncil.gov.uk
Agenda:
Agenda 23112022 (PDF, 75 Kb)
Documents:
Transactions 26102022-23112022 (PDF, 65 Kb)

Helmdon Health Walks - Every Thursday

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 13:45

Helmdon Health Walks leave from outside the Reading Room every Thursday at 1.45pm.
The walk is up to 3 miles and finishes at the Reading Room for tea and cake (when available). All welcome.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult - no dogs.

Venue:
Start/Finish at Reading Room
Contact:
Roger Miles

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 12:30pm till 2:30pm - Reading Room

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Post Office & Soup, Reading Room, 12:30-2:30pm

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:00

Open 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Now available: Soup + Roll £1.50 (click for more information)

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Together - Christmas Canapes Demonstration, 7.30pm, Helmdon Reading Room

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 19:30

Helmdon Together - Christmas Canapes Demonstration
25 November 2022 7.30pm, Helmdon Reading Room

Helmdon Women's Club are pleased to announce a change in name and focus, to be more inclusive as we go forward. Helmdon Women's Club is therefore now known as Helmdon Together.

We usually meet monthly on the third Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in Helmdon Reading Room, where we have a varied programme of activities and speakers. All are welcome as either members or guests, so please come along and find out more about us!

For November's meeting, we will be meeting on *Friday 25 November* at 7.30pm in the Reading Room, where we will be joined by Carrie O'Reagan for a demonstration of how to prepare Christmas Canapes. Carrie is a former Home Economics teacher, as well as an excellent cook. For those of us who are thinking of how to keep guests happy over Christmas, who struggle to get beyond cheese straws, or who just want some tips on new things to try, this is the evening for you!

Visitors £5 on the door, so just come along or drop me a message if you would like to find out what Helmdon Together are up to.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Kathryn Moody
Tags: Community

Advent Windows Map available from today

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 23:59

A MAP showing locations of this year's Helmdon Advent Windows is now available. Please click on heading for more information.

Venue:
various
Contact:
Ann Netten
Tags: Community

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Village Café & Post Office, Reading Room 10:00 - 12:00

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:00

The Village Café in the Reading Room (20 Church Street) opens Tuesdays between 10am and midday for refreshments and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors. As at September 2019, prices are: Tea or Coffee £1; Slice of Cake £1; Soft drink with Biscuit or Savoury £1.

For those requiring internet or mobile phone services while enjoying their refreshments, super-fast broadband internet is available and free (WiFi service provided by Tove Valley Broadband). For those who prefer printed reading material, book swap is available in smaller (committee) room. Click here for more information about Book Swap & DVD Loan facility.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Lynn Gartside
Tags: Café

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Health Walks - Every Thursday

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:45

Helmdon Health Walks leave from outside the Reading Room every Thursday at 1.45pm.
The walk is up to 3 miles and finishes at the Reading Room for tea and cake (when available). All welcome.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult - no dogs.

Venue:
Start/Finish at Reading Room
Contact:
Roger Miles

Post Office & Soup, Reading Room, 12:30-2:30pm

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:00

Open 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Now available: Soup + Roll £1.50 (click for more information)

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 12:30pm till 2:30pm - Reading Room

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Advent Windows - 4.30pm till 9.00pm

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 20:00

Helmdon Advent Windows are lighting up our village between 4.30pm and 9.00pm until 27 December 2022.

1 - Helmdon School, Station Rd

Please click on title above for map of all Advent Window locations.

Venue:
Please see location map
Contact:
Ann Netten
Tags: Community

Advent Windows - 4.30pm till 9.00pm

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 20:00

Helmdon Advent Windows are lighting up our village between 4.30pm and 9.00pm until 27 December 2022.

1 - Helmdon School, Station Rd
2 - 6 Bell Close

Please click on title above for map of all Advent Window locations.

Venue:
Please see location map
Contact:
Ann Netten
Tags: Community

Book Swap / DVD Loan - 10am till midday - Reading Room

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 11:00

Books to exchange and DVDs to borrow** / exchange.

Open Saturday and Tuesday mornings 10am till midday and Thursday afternoons 12:30pm till 2:30pm.

Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for both adults and children.

**Some disks belong to Helmdon Presents - please borrow then return for others to use (they are labelled). Others disks can be treated as normal exchange/swap items.

  • Hand sanitiser is provided for use on entry and exit.
  • Please click here (or above heading) for more information.
Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Morag Underwood

Helmdon Christmas Fayre, Reading Room, 2pm - 4:30pm

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 16:00

Organised by Helmdon Parish Church.

Click here for poster

All welcome.

Venue:
Reading Room
Contact:
Helmdon Church
Tags: Community

Advent Windows - 4.30pm till 9.00pm

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 20:00

Helmdon Advent Windows are lighting up our village between 4.30pm and 9.00pm until 27 December 2022.

1 - Helmdon School, Station Rd
2 - 6 Bell Close
3 - 1 Shortlands Close

Please click on title above for map of all Advent Window locations.

Venue:
Please see location map
Contact:
Ann Netten
Tags: Community

Advent Windows - 4.30pm till 9.00pm

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:00

Helmdon Advent Windows are lighting up our village between 4.30pm and 9.00pm until 27 December 2022.

2 - 6 Bell Close
3 - 1 Shortlands Close
4 - 83 Church St

Please click on title above for map of all Advent Window locations.

Venue:
Please see location map
Contact:
Ann Netten
Tags: Community