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The Parish of Guarlford

Notice Board - last updated 20th September 2022

Date

Activity

Monday 26th September 2022

Meeting of Guarlford Parish Council

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Village Hall

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Saturday 24th September 2022

Guarlford WI village Quiz

Tickets still available. You don't need to be a member of the WI, but please book in advance so food can be ordered.

The members of Guarlford W I warmly invite you to our Fun Quiz Evening.

Venue: Guarlford Village

Time: 7:00 pm

This popular Quiz Evening is open to all. You can come as a team of four, or as individuals - we will find a team for you.

 Tickets: in advance please £7.50 per person to include a supper of Homemade Soup with bread & a choice of delicious W I Puddings. 

You are welcome to bring your own drinks, and there will be Prizes for the winning team, plus a table Quiz sheet and a Raffle.

For tickets please ask any member of the WI committee or telephone 01684 565118 and come along for a fun evening, with good food, in our interesting Village Hall.

10th to 15th September 2022

Through All The Changing Scenes Of Life

Village sign

From Saturday September 10th to Thursday 15th the village of Guarlford will be celebrating National Heritage Open Days 2022.

The event is called Through All The Changing Scenes Of Life.

The Grade II listed St Mary’s Church, opened in 1844, and the Village Hall, built in 1870, will be open to all, entry free.

See how we’ve highlighted all the historical connections in our country church, look at all the photographs and admire the seasonal floral decorations. Follow a trail round church and churchyard.

Visit the Village Hall, once a Malthouse, now celebrating the centenary of it becoming a meeting place for the Village.

Find out about Village Life in Guarlford, past and present, in our wonderful collection of photographs and hear about the ongoing village hall Regeneration Project. Here you will also find Refreshments, Toilets, Secondhand Books Stall. (Stair lift available to upstairs Hall.)

Call in at the award winning Grange Farm Nursery, originally set up in the traditional farm buildings, and admire the Scarecrows placed around the village - part of the Scarecrow Festival, with Powick, Callow End and Madresfield.

 

Click for Heritage event poster

 

Opening Times

Saturday 10th September: 10 am – 4pm St Mary’s Church and Village Hall open.

Sunday 11th September: St Mary’s Church will be open from 2 - 3 pm for people to see the Exhibition;

At 3 pm there will be a special "Songs of Praise service"; all welcome.

Tuesday 13th September: Church and Village Hall Open 2 – 4pm.

Wednesday 14th September: Church and Village Hall Open 2  – 4pm

Thursday 15th September: Church and Village Hall Open 2  – 4pm

Organised by: the  Caterpillars Group of the Old Hills Benefice, and the Guarlford History Group

10th to 18th September 2022

Great Village Scarecrow Festival

Welcome to the Great Village Scarecrow Festival! It is being organised by the Old Hills Caterpillars on behalf of the churches in the Old Hills Malvern Benefice.

This is a competition to build Scarecrows in the villages of Powick, Callow End, Madresfield and Guarlford.

There will be a prize for the Scarecrow voted best in each village and an overall winner.

Entries have closed. Details of where to view the Scarecrows will be placed on the useful links page of the Old Hills Malvern website in due course; so keep monitoring the website and look out for a Scarecrow near you!

https://www.oldhillsmalvern.co.uk/useful-links

 

Scarecrow poster

 

Note: the Caterpillars are a small group of people from the villages of Callow End, Guarlford, Madresfield and Powick who are committed to reconnecting our churches with their local communities.

Tuesday 27th September 2022

Pre school children's Service

Teddiy bearsMadresfield Church

1:30 to 2:00 pm

All pre-school children, parents and carers are invited to join us at the Children's Service.

 

Theme: Harvest Time

 

Do come along, sit on the carpet, sing songs and listen to a story.

For more information contact Rosemary via the webmaster - using the contact button at the top of the page.

Saturday 15th October 2022

Guarlford Village Hall Barn Dance

Organised by: Village Hall Committee.

Tickets: available from September.

In aid of the village hall regeneration fund.

Friday 25th November 2022

Guarlford Village Hall Christmas Crafts Workshop

“Christmas Crafts Workshop” with mince pies and mulled wine. Tickets: available from October

In aid of the village hall regeneration fund.

Saturday 3rd December 2022

Guarlford Village Hall Christmas Fayre

Venue: Village Hall

Details to follow

In aid of the village hall regeneration fund.

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Pre school children's Service

Teddiy bearsMadresfield Church

1:30 to 2:00 pm

All pre-school children, parents and carers are invited to join us at the Children's Service.

 

Theme: Christmas

 

Do come along, sit on the carpet, sing songs and listen to a story.

For more information contact Rosemary via the webmaster - using the contact button at the top of the page.

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Sunday afternoons in spring and summer

Band concerts in Priory Park

To be announced

Place: Priory Park, Great Malvern

Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Entrance: Free

Go to programm of events

Bring a chair, a rug, sunglasses and refreshments

Band in Priory Park

Sponsored by Malvern Town Council

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Every third Saturday

Worcestershire Farmers' Market

Venue: Abbey Gateway, or grounds of Priory, Great Malvern

Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Usually every third Saturday

Farmer's market

Click for details on Visit the Malverns website

 Click for Boffy Great Malvern Farmers' Market website

 

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Guarlford Village Hall Hire

Guarlford village hallGuarlford Village Hall can be hired at very reasonable rates. Situated in an old malthouse it has been a village hall since 1922 and a registered charity since 1949, all achieved by Guarlford residents from the past.

It has an attractive function room with exposed beams which give it a character all its own

The kitchen has a good supply of crockery and because the function room is on the first floor there is a stair lift for the disabled.

There are ceiling and wall heaters to keep the function room warm in the cold winter months.

Please click for details of charges and how to book

Please note that due to damage caused at a recent event, bookings are unlikely to be accepted for 'teenage parties'.

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