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Village Shop Opening Hours

Shop opening hours                                    Post Office hours
Closed on 25th Christmas day                         25,26,27 Dec. closed
                 26th Dec. 8:00am to 4:00pm           28,29,30,31 Dec. open
Rest of the days open as usual                        1,2 Jan. closed
                                                                          From 3rd Jan. open as usual.

Carolling ’round Haslingfield

image001In aid of Action for Children.

This is happy event for all ages and a great gift to other children. Friday, 16th December 2016, 6:30 PM start.  Meet at the Wisbey’s Yard Community Room (off the High St.), sing some carols for the residents then follow a route in the village via Broad Lane, the Vicarage, Butler way, Dodds Mead, Church St. and High St.,ending at The Little Rose Pub at 8:00PM for carols, a drink and mince pies.  Come along with your warmest clothes and a torch to sing favourite carols while collecting much-needed funds for Action For Children‘s appeal to build a sensory garden in their care home for severely disabled children, in Harston.  Come along for all or part of the route, it’s great fun! 

Film Club

movie-cameraThe next Film Club meeting  will be on Friday 9th December 2016 at 7.30pm in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Running time 90 min. Certificate: Universal.  We will break for mince pies, tea and coffee, half way through.  Following discussions with Film Club members, we plan to use subtitles.    Read more

Dr Jane Hellyer-Jones (Hawking) to Speak at the Methodist Church

aamethodist-logoDr Jane-Hellyer-Jones will give a talk at Haslingfield Methodist Church on
Sunday 27th November at 6.30pm.  She is the former wife of Stephen Hawking and her character is featured in the film ‘The Theory of Everything’.
Her title is ‘From Fact to Film to Questions of Faith’.
She will reflect on aspects of her life from her time as Mrs Stephen Hawking to today.  The evening will begin with a short time of worship during which Jonathan, Jane’s husband, will play the organ.  This will be followed by a talk by Jane, refreshments and informal discussion.  Everyone welcome.

Film Club

movie-cameraThe next Film Club meeting  will be on Friday 11th November 2016 at 7.30pm.  We shall meet in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.   Running time 120 min. Certificate: PG.  We will break for refreshments half way through.  Following discussions with Film Club members, we plan to use subtitles.   

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Next Village Society Talk

darwinTuesday 15th November 2016, 8.00pm in Haslingfield Village Hall

“John Henslow and the Education of Charles Darwin”
by  Professor John Parker  
Director of the Cambridge U. Botanic Garden for 14 years and a Professor in the Plant Sciences Department.

While at Cambridge Darwin fell under the influence of John Henslow, Professor of Botany, and attended all his lectures, practical classes, excursions and soirees.  Henslow recommended Darwin for the Beagle voyage.  The talk explores the research and teaching programme of John Henslow to establish what Darwin gained from him  and which equipped him for his later achievements.


All Saints’ Church Gift Day and Celebration Service

gift-dayAll Saints’ Church is holding a ‘Gift and Open Morning’ on Saturday 29th October, between 10am-1pm when the church will be open for visitors to make donations, make suggestions or just come and explore our beautiful building. Do drop in for refreshments; we will have bacon sandwiches on offer, along with coffee and cake! There will also be stalls as in previous years. It’s an opportunity to meet those who currently care for and work to improve your church and its local surroundings. It will be really good to see you and we would also love to hear your suggestions on how we might serve the village in new ways in the future.
Following our Gift Day, everyone is warmly invited to our All Saint’s Celebration service the following morning at 10.30am. Read more

A Faith to Live By


A series of special services to explore what Christianity means in practice.
Their format will vary, but will usually include a talk, discussion and refreshments.

 Programme for Sept-Dec 2016 Read more