Archive for Events

Call my Bluff Wine Evening – Friday, 26th April 2019 at 7.30 pm

How well do you know your wines?  The evening includes a wine tasting where your team will attempt to identify wines from three descriptions – only one of which is correct.  The team with the largest number of correct identifications are the winners.

There will be a buffet and a raffle and it will be a fun evening raising much needed funds for the restoration and maintenance of St George’s Church.

The event will be held in the Wilkinson Hall, Toddington on Friday, 26th April 2019 starting at 7.30 pm.  Teams can be from 4 to 6 people and the evening will cost £10 per person.  Contact us through the contacts page for tickets.

Christmas Tree Festival 2018

We are almost at “that time of year” again and eagerly looking forward to our Christmas Tree Festival.  This will take place in St George’s Church, Toddington on Saturday, 8th and Sunday, 9th December 2018.  The event will be open from 1.00 to 5.00 pm on both days and will cost £2.50 for adults (accompanied children get in free).  There will be refreshments and stalls in the Wilkinson Hall and a super raffle.

In addition, this year, we are holding a preview evening on Friday, 7th December 2018 with wine and canapes and a chance to look around before the main event.  Tickets will cost £10 and need to be bought in advance.  To find out how to do this please contact us using this link.

The Festival will end on Sunday evening with Carols around the Trees.  Come along during the weekend and see the magic!

Bank Holiday at home with the Friends – Monday, 28th May 2018

If you are at home this Bank Holiday (28th May) come along to the Wilkinson Hall, Toddington where we will be having a Plant Stall and refreshments from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.  Tea/coffee and cakes will be on offer from 11.00 am and from 2.00 pm cream teas will be available.

In addition there will be crafts for the children in the Wilkinson Hall, a treasure hunt for the children around the Green and a paint a plate competition for them to enter.

Come and get plants for your garden, enjoy delicious food and try your hand at the tombola all without leaving the village or getting stuck in one traffic jam.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Bargain Sale & Coffee Morning – Saturday, 24th February 2018

We are having a good old clearout!  Come along to our bargain sale and coffee morning on Saturday, 24th February 2018 at the Wilkinson Hall, Toddington between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon.  Everything on sale will cost 50p or less. Bag yourself a bargain!

Christmas Tree Festival – 9th & 10th December 2017

We are thrilled to be able to hold our Christmas Tree Festival again this year after a few years break.  The trees will be in St George’s Church, Toddington on Saturday, 9th December and Sunday, 10th December 2017 between 1.00 and 5.00 pm on both days.  Entrance will cost £2.50 per adult.

On Sunday we shall finish with carols among the trees.  We hope you will join us.  Refreshments and stalls will be available in the Wilkinson Hall on both afternoons when the festival is open.

During Saturday afternoon there will be two musical intervals while visitors are in church.  At 2.30 pm children from Toddington St George’s School will sing to us and at 3.30 pm we welcome the Music Makers to play.

We look forward to welcoming you all and hope you will support us.  All money raised will be used for repair and restoration of our Parish Church.

Gardens Open Day – Monday, 29th May 2017

Our Gardens Open Day in Toddington was a great success raising just over £3,500.  Many thanks to those who opened their gardens and to those who came to the event.  It was a very busy day with 400 visitors – tiring but very rewarding.  If you would be willing to open your garden next year please contact us through our contacts page or contact Sue Ballinger on 01525 630460.

Line Dance – Friday, 19th May 2017

The Friends of Toddington Parish Church are holding their first Line Dance at Toddington Village Hall, Leighton Road, Toddington, LU5 6AN on Friday, 19th May 2017 starting at 7.30 pm.  Tickets cost £10 to include a Ploughman’s Supper and raffle ticket.

You can get tickets from Sue Ballinger (01525 630460) or Dee Curtis (01525 872649).

Whist Drive – Friday, 21st April 2017

Our next event will be a Whist Drive which will be held at 7.30 pm on Friday, 21st April 2017 in Toddington Village Hall, Leighton Road, Toddington, LU5 6AN.  There will be prizes, a raffle and refreshments.  Tickets cost £5 and can be obtained from Sue Ballinger (01525 630460) or Dee Curtis (01525 872649)

Whist Drive – Friday, 7th October 2016 at 7.30 pm – Toddington Village Hall

Our next fund-raising event will a Whist Drive which will be held at Toddington Village Hall on Friday, 7th October 2016 starting at 7.00 for 7.30 pm.  Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased at the door or from Sue (01525 630460) or Dee (01525 872649).  There will be prizes, a raffle and refreshments.  Come along and have an enjoyable evening testing your skills.

Gardens Open day – Monday, 30th May 2016 (11.00 am to 5.00 pm)

Well!  It’s that time of year again – Gardens Open day!  This year we have 10 gardens open in Toddington and you will be in for a real treat.  Come along and enjoy the gardens, great refreshments a bookstall, tombola and our now almost legendary plant stall.  Tickets to go round the gardens cost £4 per person (accompanied children go free).  You can buy your ticket at the Wilkinson Hall, Toddington (next to St George of England Church) or from any of the gardens – look out for the daisies.  Once again we are sponsored by Local Agent Network who have provided support with marketing and printing.  All profits go towards restoration of the lovely church of St George of England, Toddington.