The Bear to Feature in Shropshire Real Ale Trail

The Bear at Hodnet is to feature in September’s, Shropshire Real Ale Trail.

This “one day moving Real Ale festival” is being organised by The Real Ale Trail company, on Saturday 14 September, between 11:00am and 10:00pm. At present a total of 9 pubs are signed up to participate in the event and they will all be connected by a […]

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser for Peplow Chapel

190810 Peplow Chapel Fundraiser Poster

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The Chapel of the Epiphany, Peplow Fundraising for Organ Appeal

Afternoon Tea With a Tribute to ‘Pam Ayres’

At Hodnet Hall Garden Tearoom’s

Sat 10th Aug 2019

Gardens open at 3.30pm Afternoon Tea 5pm prompt

‘Pam Ayres’ tribute to follow

By kind permission of Sir Algernon & Lady Jane Heber-Percy

Tickets £10


Free – Nature Talk/Walk

On Thursday 18th July Hodnet Footpath Group has arranged an evening walk along the old railway line (home of the famous Glow Worms) from Hodnet to Wollerton, then down to the Wollerton Wetlands (home of much wildlife).

Special Guest: This walk will be accompanied by Lee Fraser from Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnership team, who will talk about the current and […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club, 18th June 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting will take place at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet on Tuesday 18th June, 7.00 for 7.30pm, when we look forward to a talk about Trees in Garden and Woodland, presented by Dr. Mike Goosey of the Woodland Trust. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the meeting.

New members and visitors are welcome – no prior […]

Have you ever seen a Glow Worm?

Hodnet Footpath Group are holding their annual Glow Worm spotting walk on Friday 21st June 2019. This event takes place along a stretch of former railway line near Hodnet, and has regularly attracted a sizeable numbers of participants, from near and sometimes surprisingly far in the past. If the weather is kind, the evening will hopefully be a success again […]

“Marchamley Meanders” – Sunday 16th June 2019

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An Open Gardens event in Marchamley on Sunday 16th June offers an opportunity to drop into eight gardens for a “Peep behind the Hedges”. A children’s Treasure Hunt will also take place.

The event starts at 2pm, until 5pm. Adults £4, children free. Free car parking.

Tickets and […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club – May 2019 events

Hodnet & District Garden Club

There will be no meeting at the Lyon Hall in May, as two visits are scheduled for this month – see below for details.

The Club is also having a plant stall at the Grove School on the morning of Sunday 12th May during the Market Drayton 10K run.

On the evening of Mon 13th May, members look forward to […]

More Opportunities to ‘Give Bowls a Go’

WBSC Give Bowls a Go 2019

The crown green bowling season has started and Wollerton Bowls Club is offering the opportunity for people to try out bowling. Six free “Give Bowls a Go” are being held in May and June, starting at 2:00pm on Saturday afternoons. Dates are:

May 11 & 18 June 1, 8, 15 & 22

The sessions are open to anyone who would […]

Hodnet Footpath Group Walk Mon 6th May 2019

On Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May, Hodnet Footpath Group are organising a local walk combining routes 1 & 10 from our series of walks leaflets.

Meeting at 11.00am at the Hodnet Social Club car park, the first part of the walk will take in the old railway line to Wollerton and then return to Hodnet via Mill Rd. We’ll then […]

Peplow Community Walk – May 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 12th May – Attingham Park

Meet in the car park at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start. Meeting point – adjacent to the ticket office.

Please remember to bring your National Trust membership cards. Prices for non-members are listed here.

Circular walk, exact route to be decided on the day.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.

In case […]

Annual Parish Council Meeting 2nd May 2019

The Annual Parish Council Meeting will take place at the Lyon Memorial Hall on 2nd May 2019. This will be followed by the normal Parish Council Meeting

Marchamley Water Main Replacement – Drop In

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Wednesday 24 April between 4.00 and 7.00pm

Marchamley Club

An opportunity to find out about the planned work to replace the water mains in Marchamley.

More details about the work are available in this news item.

A representative from Severn Trent Water will be available to answer your questions.


Trumpet & Organ Recital

St Lukes Church

Sunday 21 April 2019 at 3:00pm

Works by Pachelbel, Bach, Handel, Hovhaness

Featuring Margaret Simpson (organ) and Paul Nevins (trumpet)

Free admission – Retiring collection

Proceeds to Children’s Music Fund and Hodnet Performance

Tea & Cakes at 4.00pm

Further information: Maryjayne Rees 01630-685745 or email

Peplow Community Walk – April 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 14th April – Peplow to Petsey and back.

Meet at 12:45pm for 1:00pm start – returning about 3:15pm. Please note this is an hour earlier than originally advertised.

Linear walk

Meet by Peplow Chapel

Suitable footwear essential

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (high probability of encountering livestock on the route).

In case of […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club April 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Hodnet Garden Club look forward to welcoming Ingrid Millington of the Cottage Garden Society to speak about Primulas and Auriculas on Tues 16th April. 7.00pm for 7.30 at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet.

New members and visitors are always welcome – no prior knowledge or gardening expertise required!

Why not take the opportunity of joining us to hear from a member […]