December 2017

4th10:30amChristmas Wreath Workshop.  Village Hall 10:30-12:30 (also 2:00-4:00pm).  30.00 including refreshments with 10% of proceeds to Brightwell Supporting Refugees.  Contact, tel. 01491 837228/07885 639832 or click here for more details.
4th2:00pmChristmas Wreath Workshop.  Village Hall 2:00-4:00pm (also 10:30-12:30).  30.00 including refreshments with 10% of proceeds to Brightwell Supporting Refugees.  Contact, tel. 01491 837228/07885 639832 or click here for more details.
5th12.15pmBrightwell Village Lunch. Village Hall.
8th3:45pmWreathmaking for Families at the Earth trust. 20.00 per wreath (includes hot drink and mince pie).  Also adults only sessions at 1:00pm and 2:00pm.  For more details go to or call 01865 407792.
8th6:00pmBrightwell School Christmas Fair at the School.
9th10am - 1pm
Brightwell Art Club Exhibition in the Village Hall. Affordable art and local craft stalls, coffee and mince pies. Free entry.
Cranford Choral Society presents Carols & Crackers.  St Mary's Church, Cholsey.  Prizes for best home-made cracker.  Tickets 10.00.  More details at
9th8pm - midnightVillage Hall Party with an Entertainer. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. 10 per adult.
10thLunchtimeSanta Claus' lunchtime visit to the Red Lion.
Carols for Refugees: a family evening of carols, music and readings at St James' Church, Sotwell. Tickets available free from the Village Stores. A collection will raise funds for Brightwell Supporting Refugees, helping those in Jordan and elsewhere struggling to rebuild their lives after escaping from conflict. 
12th7.30pmWI - Christmas Bake-off. Village Hall.
14th7:00pmCarols at the Donkey Sanctuary. Live animals, the Christmas story, music by Roke & Benson Silver Band and refreshments afterwards.

Wallingford Gardening Club. AGM and quiz, followed by mince pies and wine. Ridgeway Community Centre. Visitors very welcome 3.

17th10:00amArt Haus Club Super Sunday: Painting and Craft Activities for ages 5 - 13 Years. 10:00am - 11:30am Village Hall. 8.00 per child. For more details, call 07040 909920, e-mail, or visit
17th6:00pmCarol Service at St Agatha's Church, followed by seasonal refreshments.
17th6:00pmCarol Service at Brightwell Free Church, followed by seasonal refreshments.
24th8:00amCommunion Service at St James.


Family Communion at St Agatha's.

24th4:30pmCrib Service at St Agatha's.
Carols round the tree in the Square for Save the Children, after the Crib Service.
24th11.30pmMidnight Communion at St James'.
25th9:30amFamily Communion at St Agatha's.
New Year's Eve Eve Party at the Red Lion. Proceeds to the British Virgin Islands' VI Hurricane Fund. 10 ticket will include a rum punch, buffet and DJ.
31st7:30pmNew Year's Eve Party at the Village Hall.

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