Events

Below is the list of annual events held within the village, to have an event listed here or to advertise any other special events, open days or fundraisers please contact the Parish Clerk

Coming up in 2018:

Saturday 10th  February – Speed Awareness Training
At 2pm in the Village Hall, Sgt Masters of Warwickshire Police will be training another set of volunteers so they are able to join the Stretton and Princethorpe Joint Community Speed Watch Team.

Saturday 17th February – Stretton Ladies Fellowship Sewing Day
The ladies will be sewing bags for patients in the Breast Care Unit who have undergone surgery. If you are free and would like to help please drop into the village hall between 10am and 2pm.

Tuesday 20th February – History Society Meeting
At 7.30pm in the village hall Michael Luntley (of the Princethorpe History Society) will give a talk on ‘Knowing one’s place: Rural Crime and Punishment in the late 19th Century.’ All welcome, entry is £2.

Saturday 24th February – The WI Annual Supper and Quiz
Sausage/Cheese, jacket potato and beans followed by a trifle. Entry £8 starting at 7.30pm.
For a ticket please call Mary Hughes 02476 544343 or Mary Ward 02476 544891

Monday 26th February – WI Walk
These walks are arranged by the WI but everyone is welcome! Meet on the Village Green at 10am.

Saturday 10th March – Community Litter Pick
Everyone (and the dog) is welcome to join members of the Parish Council in a annual spring clean of the village. Meet on the Village Green at 10am, wearing wellies! Some litter picking sticks and gloves are available but if you have your own please bring them.

Saturday 3rd March – ‘Think of England’
Stretton Village Hall is promising an evening of entertainment when a travelling theatre company perform a play entitled ‘This is England.’ The play is set in 1947 and tells the tale of Bette and Vera who travel the country hosting tea dances for the RAF boys! But are they offering more than just a dance?! To book a ticket for this performance please contact Mike Cooper 07770 660304 or Janet Kennedy 02476 544409 

Friday 23rd March – Quiz Night at Knightlow School
This a ticketed adult only fun quiz night organised by Knightlow School Association and open to everyone. Entry is £5 per person and includes a fish and chip supper. Alcoholic and soft drinks will be available to purchase throughout the evening. Doors open at 7pm or a 7.30pm start. All proceeds go to Knightlow School. To book your place contact knightlowfamily@gmail.com

Wednesday 11th April – Saturday 14th April – ‘A Bunch of Amatuers’
The latest production from Stretton on Stage is the hilarious yet touching ‘A Bunch of Amateurs’, originally penned by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman and starring Burt Reynolds. Come along and watch our own village ‘A-list’ thespians perform the Queen’s favourite play! Tickets on sale now from Brookside Stores, at £10 each.

Monday 16th April – Village Hall AGM
All are welcome to attend the meeting which will be open to the public from 7.30pm.

Wednesday 18th April – Mobile Library Service
Village Green 10.30-11.30
Rugby Lane 11.35 -12.00

Sunday 15th April – Annual Church Meeting
All villages welcome as there will be an opportunity to discuss the future of our Church and the Church can best support the people of Stretton. 7pm (after Evening Worship) at All Saints Church.

Saturday 21st April – Race Night.
Daisy Thompson is hosting a charity race night in the village hall on 21st April at 7pm to raise funds for her world challenge to Botswana. Tickets are £10 to include a Fish & Chip supper. For tickets please contact Ruth Thompson 07931 349652

Saturday 28th April – Celebrate@4
An informal and contemporary worship, suitable for all ages in Bourton Village Hall from 9.30am. For more details contact Karen Armbrister 01926 632030 or Maureen Hinton 07832 117222.

Saturday 28th April – Film Night
Stretton on Dunsmore Village Hall presents ‘Swallows and Amazons’ on the big screen. Tickets available from Jane Kennedy 02476544409 or Mike Cooper michael.cooper22@btopenworld.com

Saturday 12th May 2018 – Duck Race
Lots of family fun to be had at the annual duck race held on the Village Green from 3pm.
The Oak and Black will be serving delicious pizza through out the day. Tickets are £1 per duck, with lots of fabulous prizes to be won, including £100 cash, family days out, Sky Blues’ tickets, meal vouchers, and booze! Tickets on sale now from Brookside Stores and the Oak and Black Dog. All proceeds to Stretton on Dunsmore Scouts. You’d be quackers to miss it!

Monday 14th May 2018 – Parish Social and AGM
Come along to the Parish Social chat to Parish Councillors, and peruse the displays prepared by village community groups while enjoying drinks and nibbles. The Parish Social starts at 6.30pm on 14th May 2018 in Knightlow School Hall and is followed by the Parish Council AGM at 7.30pm, and the ordinary monthly meeting at 8pm.

Saturday 16th June 2018 – Village Fete
The annual village fete is always a fun filled day! Lots of stalls, food and games on the Village Green from 2.30pm, followed by music and BBQ in the evening until late! For more details please contact Katie Waterworth waterworthkatie@gmail.com