Welcome to Aston le Walls Village Website

This is the village website for Aston Le Walls where you can find information on activities and events in the village

Fri 20th December  Meet at the village hall on Main Street in time for a 7pm start.

This is a tradition that has been going in the village for 30 or so years, with the nativity characters brought to life, and with real animals, a walk round the village with carols and the stable tableau followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the village hall.   It’s a magical event and a delightful way to connect with the Christmas story. All welcome.

If your child would like to take part as a shepherd or an angel please let Ali know by Friday 13 Dec on 07762 330 497. Bring a torch!

Help Needed
Upkeep of St Leonard’s Church
We are in need of helpers to assist us with the cleaning of the interior by joining the rota.  This involves easy dusting and vacuuming, at the most once every other month.  If you could help it would make such a difference.  Flower arrangers also wanted!  Please contact Ali on 07762 330 497 to offer your help.  Visit the Notice Board page for more details.

The road from the Village to the A361 will be NOT be shut yet.  The contractors will be doing the Culworth side of the A361 first as per the sign.  The road from the A361 to Culworth will be closed from November 27th to December 20th, and then from January 2020 till early Spring.  If you sign up with HS2’s link:
https://hs2innorthants.commonplace.is, you will hopefully be kept up to date with HS2 information including roadworks and closures.  For information on the latest HS2 drop in sessions, please click here: https://www.astonlewallsparishcouncil.gov.uk/news/2019/11/communit-event-hs2-drop-in-session
See HS2 page for links

Film Club
Friday 29th November, showing ‘Rocket Man’ 
Friday 13th December, showing ‘Yesterday’
Film Club page for more information

Wreath Making Session

Related imageIt will soon be time to start the preparations for Christmas!!  There is nothing better to get the Christmas celebrations started than making a wreath to adorn your front door.  ‘come all ye faithful’ and make your own unique traditional Christmas wreath from scratch.

Made from mixed foliage and a cornucopia of decorations you will create a unique wreath to take home to hang on your front door.  Your wreath will be the perfect size for your front door, and will be sure to be admired by all of your festive guests.

Saturday 7th December 10:00 – 12:00 or 2:00 – 4:00   £25 per person     Aston le Walls Village Hall

All materials, mulled wine and Pound for Pound nibbles included.  Alternatively order a ready-made wreath for £15, local delivery w/c 16th December
To book your place or order a wreath please call Lizzie on 01295 660152 or email
info@poundforpound.uk stating whether you would like to attend the morning or afternoon session.

Coffee Mornings
Don’t miss the next Coffee Morning in the Village Hall!  Held so that villagers can meet up with old friends and new, free tea, coffee, soft drinks and biscuits are on offer.
Wednesday 11th December is the next date to put in your diary, 10:30 till noon.
Why not drop in and try it?

The Harvest Supper and the Safari Supper were great triumphs and raised much needed money to support our local churches.  Well done for everyone who worked hard to make these events a success, and good fun for the Village!

A new, refreshed sign for the Village, showing the footpaths and bridleways, is up on the School fence.  Check it out.

Wow, what a Brilliant Success for the 2019 Scarecrow Weekend!
The weather was (mostly) ok, we had 47 amazing Scarecrows and people came from far and wide for the marvellous Scarecrow Trail in Aston le Walls!  Many, many thank to everyone who made a Scarecrow, followed the Trail, baked cakes or helped in any way with making the weekend so successful.  £671.50 has been raised towards the upkeep of the Village Hall, which is a great resource for the village.  The lists of prize winners, raffle winners and the answers are on the Village noticeboard by the Hall and you can find pictures of the Scarecrows and all the answers here!

The Summer Fete on Saturday, 22nd June raised the magnificent sum of £1388.22 with approx. £1400 to come from the Silent Auction! Well done to everyone who helped, organised, baked, grew things, juggled, cooked or spent money – a great effort by all.  Many thanks to Philip and Johnnie for the use of their lovely garden (and the bunting!).

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