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.
Wednesday 14th February – Mobile Library Service
Village Green 10.30-11.30
Rugby Lane 11.35 -12.00
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 12th May 2018 – Duck Race
Lots of family fun to be had at the annual duck race held on the Village Green from 3pm.
Tickets are £1 per duck, with lots of fabulous prizes to be won! Tickets will be on sale in Brookside Stores from April. All proceeds to Stretton on Dunsmore Scouts. You’d be quackers to miss it! To donate a prize, or find out more please contact Helen Stewart or Andy Cambridge.
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 email@example.com