A Great Evening

pocket orchestraOn February 6th, the Haslingfield Village Society hosted another successful social evening with a meal and the superb FB Pocket Orchestra.  A big thank you is due to all who made this possible, including the audience of supporters.



HLT logo 2We are looking for two actors, a man in his 40s/50s and a woman in her 20s/early 30s, to complete the cast for our forthcoming production, the hilarious farce, Lend me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig. As these are major roles, we are seeking people with previous amateur acting experience – even if you have not acted for some while. NB You do not have to be able to sing, see Read more

Next Village Society Talk

wheat pic‘The Story of Wheat’ by Jim Orson
Haslingfield Village Hall, Tuesday 16th Feb. at 8.00pm

Wheat is the dominant arable crop , both locally and nationally; our soils and climate are suited to its production.  It is an important part of our diet, with around 80% of the flour used for our bread coming from UK-grown wheat.  Globally it constitutes 20% of dietary energy. The origins of wheat will be described along with the development of current and possible future growing practices.
Read more

Film Club

movie cameraThe next Film Club meeting will be at 7.30pm on Friday 12th February 2016 in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Running time 127 min. Certificate:12.  We will break for refreshments half way through. Read more

TONIGHT & THURSDAY – Little Theatre Read-Through and Auditions!

HLT logo 2Our next production is the hilarious farce, Lend me a Tenor, by Ken Ludwig, which we are performing on 19, 20 and 21 May. If you’re interested in being part of this great play – either on-stage or as part of the production team, do please come along to the Read-Through on Monday 1 Feb and the Auditions on Thursday 4 Feb – both in Haslingfield Village Hall at 7.45 pm. You’ll get a feel of the play as well as a warm welcome from Haslingfield Little Theatre members. For further info. please click  Read more

Going to the Little Rose Pub is Good for your Wellbeing

Little Rose Pub

Little Rose Pub

People who have a ‘local’ pub, like the Little Rose in Haslingfield, are not only significantly happier than those who do not, but also have higher life satisfaction and have more close friends, according to new research from Oxford University.

The report[1], written by Professor Robin Dunbar for CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) outlines that having a strong social network significantly improves both your happiness and your overall health. The more people you know, and the more often you see them, the better you feel and the healthier you are.

Read more

Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners Association

Vegetable GardenThe Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners Association (HAGA) is having a working party this Saturday between 1pm and 3pm. They also have one full size and two half size plots vacant so if you have “green fingers” and want to grow your own produce or just want to know more then please come along. January is the best time to start your growing season.

Alternatively please contact Jon Spain on email jrspain1@Hotmail.com or telephone 01763 262007.

Film Club

movie cameraThe next Film Club will be at 7.30pm on Friday 15th January 2016.  We shall meet in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Running time 127 min. Certificate:12.  We will break for refreshments half way through. Read more

Haslingfield Big Band Concert – TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM TODAY!

Blue Skies Big BandTickets are now on sale for the Blue Skies Big Band Charity Concert on 27 February at Haslingfield Village Hall. 

You can buy them at £10 each from Haslingfield Village Shop, Country Kitchen or from Caroline on: 01223 870049. The concert is in aid of The Alzheimer’s Research Fund (No.1077089). Doors will open at 7.30 pm for an 8.00 pm start. For more details about this once-off concert, please click Read more

The Great Annual Haslingfield New Year’s Day Walk


Put yourselves in the picture
A wonderful way to start a new year with neighbours, family and friends. A free event for all ages of people and dogs (must be on leads). The guided walk lasts about an hour and a half. Afterwards, you are invited to return to the hall for homemade soup and sandwiches for a small charge to cover costs.  Meet at Haslingfield Village Hall: 11:00 AM.  January 1st 2016.

A further guided walk will take place after noon for the more energetic.