Auction of Promises for St Mary’s roof appeal


7.30PM FOR 8PM

  1. A ride on the wild side. Mountain biking with Jamie Flannagan
  2. Shooting partridges. 1 gun end of Oct/early Nov. 100 bird day over the famous Bishopstone valleys with Henry Stoye
  3. Something that comes to us all. Your own bespoke will by Alan Taylor
  4. A week’s tuition with your own horse by maestro eventer Rodney Powell
  5. Sweet runner. Garden machinery service by Doug  Stevens
  6. Spotting orchids on the downs (up to 5 varieties) on a fine June evening + supper. 2/4 people with Penny and Richard Green at Glebe Cottage
  7. Award winning B&B and dinner for 2 by Roz Boot at Cheney Thatch
  8. Sandown races as an owner. Badges + lunch for 2 by arrangement with Peter Deal
  9. An hours real acrobatics experience (gentle or otherwise) with pilot William Moore in his Yak fighter plane at Draycott airfield, Swindon
  10. A track day at Castle Coombe (bring your own car) with other enthusiasts. c/o Royal Oak
  11. A squash lesson from a UK top No 10. c/o Royal Oak
  12. A morning on the gallops at Lambourn with jockey club’s Wil Riddle
  13. Helen Browning’s hotel B&B+supper+bottle of champagne. c/o Royal Oak

Diary dates

Diary dates




Wednesday    24th                              Mobile Library Bishopstone & Hinton

Sunday           21st     6.00pm      Evensong                                                              St. Swithun’s


Sunday           28th   10.30am      Family  Communion                                                 St. Swithun’s




Thursday          1st    7.30pm       Gardening Society                                                     Uffington

Sunday             4th  10.30am       Family Communion                                                     St. Mary’s

6.00pm       Evensong                                                               St. Swithun’s


Wednesday      7th                         Mobile Library Bishopstone & Hinton

Thursday         8th    7.30pm      WI                                                       Hinton Parva  Village Hall

Saturday        10th                    Flower & Produce Show                              Bishopstone Village Hall

Sunday            11th    8.30am      Holy Communion                                                        St. Mary’s

11.00am       Ashbury Market                                           Ashbury Village Hall


Saturday        17th    9.00am      Wanborough Farmers’ Market                  Wanborough Village Hall

Sunday           18th     6.00pm      Evensong                                                              St. Swithun’s


Wednesday     21st                              Mobile Library Bishopstone & Hinton

Sunday           25th   10.30am      Harvest Thanksgiving Service                                 St. Swithun’s

noon      Harvest Lunch                                         Hinton Parva Village Hall




Sunday             2nd  10.30am       Harvest & Family Service                                          St. Mary’s

6.00pm       Evensong                                                               St. Swithun’s




Thursday       24th    6.00pm       Bishopstone Craft Fair                             Bishopstone Village Hall

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