Events 2020 Sunday 12th January 2020 - Licencing of our new Priest Our new benefice Priest in Charge, Kalantha, will be licenced on Sunday 12th January at 4pm at Hallow Church.
Friday 31st January 2020 - Beetle Drive - In aid of Breast Cancer. 7:30pm start at Hallow Social Club. Tickets £10 includes Fish & Chips supper. Contact Dean Clarke, tickets on sale now.
Sunday 2nd February 2020 - Litter Pick. All welcome, meet on the Village Hall car park at 10.30am. Everything supplied, please bring own gloves.
Friday 7th February 2020 - Coffee and Chat morning in Hallow Sports & Social Club from 10.30am – 12 noon
Thursday 13 February - WI - JOHNSON’S COACHES Joan Johnson A multiple award-winning family run coach and bus company established in 1909
Wednesday 19 February - Garden Club 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 Talk given by Rob Cole, Meadow Farm - “Personal Touches”, the use of ornament in the garden. Plus a competition for the best spring flower, grown in a pot or bowl.
Thu 27 February- Hallow History Group - Talk - Discover Georgian Worcestershire, 7:30pm, Hallow Parrish Hall
Sat 29 Feb - Worcester Youth Jazz Orchestra - Hallow Parish Hall - Doors open 7:15pm for 7:30pm start. Ploughman's included, Bar available. Tickets £12.50 adults. call Viv 640355, Cath or David 641349.
Thursday 12 March - WI - HOUNDS FOR HEROES Cath Jones Specially trained assistance dogs to Injured and disabled from the Armed Forces and Emergency Services
Sat 14th March - Garden Club SPRING SHOW - With Plant sale and afternoon teas (14.00 hrs at Hallow Parish Hall)
Wednesday 18 March – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 Mick Poultney, chairman of Colley Gate Gardening Club, National Vegetable Judge and lecturer, will talk about “Compost Ready in a Month”
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st March - Pantomime "Alice in Hallowland"- Bar open at 7pm for 7:45pm start. Hallow Parish Hall. Over 16 years only, Tickets £10 on sale now - call Ann Bowlcott on 01905 640980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 9 April - WI - NOVA CHOCOLATES Jackie Smith A small independent company founded by Jackie in 2006 making luxury chocolates and chocolate gifts
15 April – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 Gardeners Question Time with Cliff Wood of Laylocks Nursery. Plants will also be on sale.
Wednesday 16 May - 5:00pm - Maypole Dancing on the Village Green Children from Hallow CE School will perform their traditional dances.
Thursday 14 MAY - WI - RESOLUTIONS Followed by Supper (BYOB)
Saturday 23rd May - Jumble Sale - Hallow Village Hall, 10am - 12pm.
Sat 9 May– Garden Club - PLANT SALE on Hallow Green, 10.00 hrs - 14.00 hrs (A fund-raising event)
Thurs 14 May – Garden Club - 14.00 hrs. Visit by car to Showborough House, Twyning. A lovely garden with app. 80 sculptures on display, and for purchase.
20 May – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 A talk by naturalist Rosemary Winnall MBE, founder member of the Wyre Forest Study Group - “Exploring the Severn” … from source to sea, on foot, by cycle, boat and canoe.
27 May – Garden Club - Early evening visit (17.00 hrs) by car to Bransford/Webbs Wholesale Nursery. (A free visit)
31 May - Country Fair - Hallow Sports Field - Details TBA
10 June– Garden Club - 14.00 hrs. Car visit to Sheila & Adrian James garden, Offenham. Adrian is a gifted photographer who opens his garden to raise money for local charities. £3.50 per person inc. refreshments
Thursday 11 June - WI - NAVY COMMAND PRESENTATION Commander Simon Rogers A dynamic multi-media presentation aimed at informing and increasing knowledge of the work of the Royal Navy
17 June – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 Reg Moule will talk about “Gardening with Grasses and Ferns”. Plus a competition - bring along your best garden flower and maybe win a prize. We will also serve strawberries, ice cream and Prosecco at the end of the meeting.
Sat 20 June – Garden Club - Coach trip to the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, London. £29.00 per person (Concessions £27.50) (Depart from Hallow Parish Hall at 08.00 hrs)
Friday 3 July from 3.30pm - Hallow School Summer Fayre
Thursday 9 July - WI - BRINGSTY BLACKSMITH A group of three craftsmen committed to the creation of quality hot forged metalwork
Weds 15 July – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 talk by Jim Cooper “Monuments Amid Volcanoes”, Cesar Manrique's architecture and gardens of Lanzarote.
Sat 18 July – Garden Club - Coach trip to Dobbies Garden Ctr. (am) & Miserden House, nr Cirencester (pm) - a hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswolds. £19.50 per person. (Depart from Hallow Parish Hall at 09.30 hrs)
August – Garden Club - SUMMER SOCIAL - venue and details T.B.A.
Thursday 10 September - WI - CLIMATE CHANGE Julia Goodfellow Smith A quest for future solutions to make massive positive changes for this world
Sat 12 September – Garden Club - ANNUAL SHOW - 14.00 hrs at Hallow Parish Hall Display your fruit, vegetables, home craft and photographs. Refreshments will be available Entry forms to be with us by 21.00 hrs the prev. Thursday
16 September– Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 A talk by David Cropp “Defensive Gardening at a Time of Climate Change”. David is a retired teacher who subsequently trained as an RHS gardener at Pershore.
Thursday 8 October - WI - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Supper and Social Time (BYOB)
21 October – Garden Club - 19.00 for tea/coffee and meeting from 19.30 Ian Sadler talks about “The Incredible Auction at Aalsmeer and the 600 Nurseries in Boskoop”, the Netherlands. Ian is an enthusiastic speaker, and says he will tell us something unique about Worcestershire that we may not know! Plants will also be on sale.
Thursday 12 November WI - CRAFTS
Weds 18 November – Garden Club - Annual General Meeting Followed by our pre-Christmas social with mulled wine or soft drinks, mince pies and Christmas cake.