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

Click on image for PDF poster

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


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 – March 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Friday March 8th – Grinshill

Meet at 10:15am for 10:30am start

Circular walk

Meet in Grinshill Village Hall car park – Gooseberry Lane

Suitable footware is recommended.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.

In case of bad weather on the day please check this post, or call Randall on 01952 540970 after 9:00am on the […]

Peplow Community Walk – February 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday February 10th

Meet at 1:15pm for a prompt 1:30pm start.

Circular walk around Hodnet (Footpaths Group walk no. 2)

Meet at the Lyon Hall car park

Suitable footware is recommended.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.

In case of bad weather on the day please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 11:30pm on the day.


Peplow Community Walk – January 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday January 13th

Meet at 1:15pm for a prompt 1:30pm start.

Circular walk starting at Knighton, near Cheswardine.

The route includes the Shropshire Union Canal tow path, as well as footpaths through woods and across open fields. If recently wet suitable footware is recommended.

Meet and park (by permission) in a farm yard to the NW of Knighton […]

Peplow Community Walk – December 2018

Sunday 9th December

Peplow to Petsey Farm – Hodnet Walk 9

Meet at The Chapel at 1:15pm for 1:30pm (prompt start)

Download leaflet of route. Linear walk returning by same route – about 2½ hours in total.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (note: some sections are muddy and there are likely to be farm animals in […]

Quiz and Presentation Evening

Wollerton Bowls and Social Club

Friday 16th November, 7:30pm

At our clubhouse on Mill Road, Wollerton.

Maximum number in teams – 4.

Come as a team or join in with others when you arrive.

Entry fee – £1 per team member.

Winning team will be awarded half the total entry fees as their prize.

Trophies from our in-house competitions will […]

Peplow Community Walk – November 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 11th November

Wetlands and Helshaw Grange – Hodnet Walk 5

Meet at the Village Rooms Wollerton at 1:15pm for 1:30pm.

Meet by Wollerton Village Room.

Download leaflet of route.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (note: some high styles to cross).

In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 11:30pm on the […]

Happy Tots At Hodnet Church

10am – 11.30am on alternate Fridays in St Luke’s Church, Hodnet

Play, arts, crafts, stories, songs and games for children to enjoy!

Chance for adults to have a chat and a drink whilst your children play.

The first “Happy Tots” session will be on Friday 6th July and will meet throughout the school summer holidays – 6 & 20 July, […]

Peplow Community Walk – July 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 8th July

PLEASE NOTE: Change of time, to avoid the heat of the day!

Coundmoor near Cressage

Meet at 9:45am for 10:00am

Park by Mosterley Farm.

All ages welcome.

Given the present hot weather there seems little point in our usual “wet weather” check – though we had not considered the heat! However if you are planning to join […]

Annual Glow Worm walk

Each year Hodnet Footpath Group organises a late evening walk to spot the famous Hodnet Glow Worms. This year’s walk will take place on Friday 29th June from 10 pm – yes ten at night, as the glow worms only glow in the dark! All are welcome to come along, and if you wish to do so meet up by […]

Open Farm Sunday 2018 – Appleby’s Cheesemakers

Appleby’s are hosting an Open Farm Sunday again this year, on June 10th from 2pm to 4pm they will be welcoming people from the local area to Hawkstone Abbey Farm SY4 5LN.

There will be a tour of the cheese dairy and storerooms followed by a farm walk.

The Shed will be open for cheese etc and there will be […]