Sunday, 2nd June: NGS Open Gardens

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The annual opening of village gardens under the National Garden Scheme will take place on Sunday, June 2nd from 2.00 to 6.00pm. The Church Allotments will also be open. Tea and cake will be served in the Village Hall.

The Village Hall Committee are once again organising refreshments for the Open Gardens. The money raised goes towards the Macmillan Nurses and other cancer charities.

If anyone would like to bake or supply a cake, help serve teas in the afternoon (for approximately one hour, for a time to suit you) please contact Barbara Brewer on 01869 340423.

Cakes can be brought to the hall after 10.00am on the Sunday morning or dropped off to Barbara before the event.

More details about the gardens can be found on the National Garden Scheme website.

Thursday, 6th June: Bells ring for D-Day anniversary

Steeple Aston Church Bells will ring on Thursday, 6th June at 6.30pm to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.This ‘Ring out for Peace’ will be in conjunction with churches up and down the country, and across the world.

The UK is commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings on 6th June 1944 with a series of major commemorations and events across the country and in France.

Known as D-Day, the historic operation saw the Allied Forces mount a large-scale invasion of Nazi-occupied France that ultimately tipped the course of the Second World War in the Allies’ favour.

For more information about the D-Day celebrations nationwide go to the government events website 

Find out more about Steeple Aston Church Bellringers 


Thursday, 6th June: Talk on the Royal Commission

This talk had to be postponed last year. It will tell the history of the Great Exhibition. Its legacy lives on today on postgraduate fellowships and xcholarships for advanced study in science, engineering design and the built environment.

Saturday, 8th June: Community Orchard Family Fun Event

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Sunday, 16th June: Church Butterfly Count

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Saturday, 22nd June: Songs of Bob Dylan

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Wednesday, 26th June: The Circus

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Sunday, 30 June: SACS Summer Party Concert

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It’s Steeple Aston Choral Society’s party time again. Join them for a fun-filled evening of wine and strawberries, with some of your favourite musical medleys including – Sounds of Simon and GarfunkelJoseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the popular Summer Sing-a-long. Come and sing your socks off with SACS.

It’s at 6.30 for 7.00pm in the Village Hall on Sunday, 30th JUne. Table seating (8 to a table) Bar with wine, soft drinks and nibbles.

Tickets £12.00 (Children under 16 free) can be ordered from SACS members, or direct from

Margaret Bulleyment 01869 347346 or

Saturday, 13th July: Church Fete

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