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Events During October 2019

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Wesley Guild


Walking Fellowship

Special Events

Monday Fun Tea Club

Tuesday Fellowship

Men's Breakfast

Young People

Forthcoming Events


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If you have any queries about any of the events or organisations listed, please contact us on wesley.place.777@gmail.com

Wesley Guild

The Wesley Guild meets every fortnight on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
here to see further details of what happens at the Wesley Guild

                                   2nd October:      "Child Care" - a talk by Andrew Tyrell
                                  16th October:      "Wesley's Women" - a talk by Rev'd Derrick Chambers
                                    6th November:   "What's A Deacon" - a talk by Deacon Jill Taylor
                                  20th November:    A Music Night with Ian White

Tuesday Fellowship


Tuesday Fellowship is open to all: male, female, old, young, church member or not. We have planned various speakers and there are plenty of opportunitiues for tea & chat.

 For further details, click here 


             1st October       - Tea and Chat
8th October        - Margaret Holmes
           15th October      - Tea and Chat
22nd October      - Liz Hough
           29th October       - Tea and Chat
5th November   -  Ian White

6th October
          10:30 a.m.      Rev'd Alan Smithson
(Harvest Festival, Holy Communion) 
          6:30 p.m.        Rev'd Stuart Rhodes / Mrs Bronwen Degg
(Harvest Festival)

13th October
         10:30 am       Rev'd Malcolm Weatherby
           6:30 pm       Rev'd M George
(Holy Communion)  
20th October
        10:30 a.m.      Mrs. Ruth Pickles        
          6:30 p.m.      Service at U.R.C.

27th October
        10:30 a.m.      Mrs. Bronwen Degg
         6:30 p.m.       Mr. Ian White

3rd November
          10:30 a.m.      Rev'd Arthur Wakelin
(Holy Communion) 
          6:30 p.m.        Mr. Ian White
(Alternative Worship)

The Church is open each Wednesday for quiet devotion from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a service at 10:30 a.m. The third Wednesday of month is a service of Holy Communion.

Monday Fun Tea Club

Monday Fun Tea Club

We meet from 2.00 p.m - 4.00 pm each Monday (excluding bank holidays) and play a variety of table-top games. These range from Backgammon, Sorry, Scrabble, or Chess to interesting variations of card games and dominoes where up to 8 can play. Generally there is much laughter and tea and biscuits are served.

All are welcome, come and join us. If you are uncertain, just give it a try.

For further details and how to contact us, click here .

Walking Fellowship

  Join us for a time of friendship and fellowship - all welcome

The following walks will take place:
  October 9th at  9.30 a.m
  October 23rd at  9.30 a.m
November 13th at 9:30a.m.

Meet in Wesley Place car park
For further information about the Walking Fellowship, click

Men's Fellowship Breakfast

 Men's Breakfast

  Come and have some good food, fun and fellowship at 8.45 a.m. (worth getting up for!!)

Saturday 19th October - Speaker t.b.a.
Saturday 16th November - Sally Graham discussing "Why our buildings do make a difference"

Young People's Activities


Wesley Place Adventurers' Club (WPAC) meets every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m., and provides a fun-based learning experience for children of all ages. For more details of WPAC, click here.

For more details of the Ark Playgroup, click here

Activities for Young People

For a list of activities for young people from 6 to 18, please click here .

Normal activities resumed on 22nd September



A new initiative for 2019 is to run a series of Housegroups. These will meet at various locations and at different times of the week, every second and fourth week of the month.
Housegroups meet on Mon am (Costa), Wed pm (Church),
Mon/Tues/Wed evening in various houses
If you are interested in knowing the time and locations, please drop us an email at

Special Events This Month

Wesley Place Harvest Weekend
5th-6th October 2019

 7:30pm Saturday Evening:
Barn Dance and Ploughmans Supper
                Tickets 7.50, Family Ticket 20 available by
here or on the door

10:30am and 6:30pm Sunday
Harvest Services led by Rev'd Alan Smithson

Watch Out For The Following Forthcoming Events

150th Anniversary Special Events

For details of these, please click here

Sing-a-long A Sound of Music

Saturday 9th November 4:30p.m.

Calling all, whether in fine voice or not!  Break out your old curtains because fancy dress in encouraged for this event (although obviously not compulsory) and there may be a prize for the best dressed!!

Tickets are 5 and we will have a bring and share supper.

For further details, click here.

Wesley Place Christmas Tree Festival

Our annual Christmas Tree Festival will run from
Friday 22nd - Monday 25th November

This will be the 12th festival with approximately 50 illuminated trees each with its own style and theme.

  • Food, snacks and hot & cold drinks are available throughout.
  • We have a Memory Tree where prayers or memories can be placed, in return, a donation to Action for Children is appreciated.
  • Some unusual and rare  nativity scenes will be on display
  • A working Model railway will be on display with some of the trees.
  • A large stall with handmade Christmas gifts, cards and crafts in glass wood & wool etc.
  • A "Fair Trade" stall will be available throughout
  • Videos on screens showing winter scenes and previous church Christmas events.
  • Music by choirs, organists and music groups at various times.
  • On the Sunday there will be a large street fair and market from 3 P.M. outside the church organised by the local Round Table,

Festival opening times:

  • Friday 22nd, opening at 2 P.M. with children's choir 5.30 P.M.
  • Carols among the trees at 7.30 P.M. -9 P.M. with complimentary drinks and mince pies.
  • Sat. 23rd 10 A.M. 4.30 P.M.
  • Sun. 24th 2 P.M. 8 P.M.
  • Mon 25th 10 A.M. 3.30 P.M

Admission Free at all times.

To see how our church looks during a
Christmas Tree Festival, click

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