Over the years we have run numerous events at, or in support, of the Parish Hall. Listed here are some of those events to showcase the breadth and depth of community involvement. Current events can be seen on our Events page.
In response to requests from our community East Worlington Parish Hall Committee are pleased to announce they have arranged the first Worlington Film Night. The details are on the poster below.
How time flies! Once again, the wonderful Crocus and Cream Tea event at East Worlington House & Parish Hall will soon be upon us.
Our next community pub night is on: Friday 17th December between 7.00pm and 11.00pm at East Worlington Parish Hall.
Worlington Christmas Lunch 2021 This Year Christmas lunch has been arranged for
This year due to the pandemic and the need to maintain social distancing we have reluctantly decided to cancel our usual Harvest Supper.
East Worlington Parish Hall Committee are pleased to inform our community that the popular Annual Community Quiz is returning in 2021 following the previous year with no quiz due to coronavirus.
The Worlington Craft Group is starting on Monday 20th September 2021 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm in East Worlington Parish Hall. We are a friendly, happy group. While we do craft work you do not need to be doing craft work. You could just bring along mending or knitting if you prefer. Have a cup of tea and biscuits, meet new people, and have a chat.
You are warmly invited to a celebration of fields and gardens -- in prayer, music and poetry, not to mention tea and cakes.
You are warmly invited to a complete reading of Mark’s Gospel, at West Worlington Church on Saturday 25 September, starting at 2:00 pm. After 18 months or so in which life has been fragmented by the necessary restrictions associated with Covid-19, here is a chance to hear the full story of good news read by members of the congregation. The reading will take around two hours. There will also be a short interval, as well as refreshments at the end.
The very popular Monthly Sunday Community Brunch which has been provided for seven years had to be suspended while the Hall has been closed due to COVID-19 legal requirements and national guidance.
We are pleased to announce that our Annual Church Fete will be taking place this year following the relaxation of lockdown requirements. Many of the favourite attractions will be taking place. There are a variety of competitions (more details at the bottom of this page). New this year is the Derek Webber Cup. This cup is for the person who gains the most points at the fete competitions in the Parish Hall. There will be 4,3,2,1, points for first, second, third and highly commended and these will be totalled, with the most points confirming a cup winner. We look forward to seeing you there.
As a member of the Worlington Community you are invited to a community event to celebrate the end of lockdown planned for Sunday 15th August between 12noon and 2.00pm.
Saturday 17th July starting at 1pm. East Worlington School Parent, Teachers, and Friends Association (PTFA) have been rather quiet for the last year or so with all our fundraising efforts having to be put on hold for obvious reasons.
At the May meeting of East Worlington Parish Hall Committee, the committee discussed and planned the reopening of the Hall following its closure due to COVID-19. The committee considered government guidance and legislation and aim to ensure compliance. A programme of activities from September to December was agreed. This programme is outlined on the following document. We are all looking forward to the reopening of the Hall and supporting the activities and events held there.
Community Nativity Exhibition 2020 With the challenges created by coronavirus the Church Warden initiated a way community members could celebrate Nativity. Residents were invited to put a Nativity display outside their properties. A great response illustrated in the photo gallery below. Well done to all who participated and all those who enjoyed the activity.
Devon Historic Churches Day 2020 incorporating Ride and Stride Every year Devon Historic Churches Trust hold a Devon Historic Churches Day which includes a Ride and Stride activity encouraging as many people as possible to visit different churches partly to appreciate their architecture and partly to gain sponsorship to support church funds. This year the day is Saturday 12th September and while the Day is still scheduled the Ride and Stride activity is very much affected by coronavirus. Worlington churches have been long time supporters of the event and while parishioners are encouraged to offer support for the event and donations to the cause, East Worlington and West Worlington churches will not be open.
A talk and presentation by wildlife photographer Steven Powles: Fri 1st Nov 2019.
Grand opening of the new foyer for the East Worlington Parish Hall: Mon 7th Oct 2019.
Realistic Pilates classes held by Jane Penfold on a regular basis. This poster advertises her Autumn 2019 sessions.
Jazz, Rock and Blues festival with Honest John, Sat 13th July 2019.
In 2014 we established our Worlington Heritage Group to research Parish Hall and Community history as part of our Heritage Lottery supported project Conserve & Research East Worlington Parish Hall, a Converted C17th Cob & Thatched Tithe Barn OH-12-12290.
Introduction This document has been produced to record a talk and workshop provided Dr Bryn Morris, Director of South West Archaeology (SWARCH) to the Worlington Heritage Group and East Worlington Parish Hall Trustee on the skills and techniques of the archaeologist using examples based on East Worlington.
Community pub night to celebrate 100 years of serving our community as a Parish Hall: Fri 15th Sep 2017.
Jazz by the River with Baby Jools and the Jazzaholics: Sat 1st July 2017.
Barn dance with the Dartmoor Pixie Band: Sat 10th Jun 2017.
Affeton Estate and Guided Walk with Sir Hugh Stucley: Sun 28th May 2017.