Events

Hodnet Footpath Group

The next meeting of the footpath group is taking place in the Jasper room of the Bear Hotel, Hodnet.
We will be discussing our next group walk, general group activities and projects before taking a brief walk along the old Railway Line – weather permitting, to hopefully to see some of the fauna for which it is best known, the elusive Glow Worms.
We are a friendly informal group, new participants welcome – just turn up on the night or call Angus Taylerson (01630 685860) or Mary Hardy (01952 540970) for further information.

Footpath Group Walk

Have you ever wanted to explore some of the beautiful countryside that surrounds where we live, but never got around to it? Well the next Hodnet Footpath Group’s ‘group walk’ provides such an opportunity!
Non-members are invited to join our friendly group for a walk in the area to the North of Wollerton to Marchamley; returning via Hodnet and the old railway line. We will be leaving from Wollerton Social Club (Mill Road) at 10.30 AM, with an expected duration of around 2  1/2 hours – bring a snack/lunch, to suit.
For further details call Bruce Risdon on 01630 685630 or Mary Hardy on 01952 540970.

Children's Fancy Dress and Fun Dog Show.

Charity Fun day on Easter Saturday, 23rd April 2011, 12 Noon, At The Bear of Hodnet.

  • Children’s fancy dress
  • Fun dog show
  • Spot prize for best Easter Bonnet
  • Cream teas with homemade scones
  • Soft play area for small children
  • Craft stalls
  • Raffle

Contact The Bear Inn for further details: Tel 01630 685 214.

All proceeds to Dog’s Trust, Roden and Hodnet Primary School.

The Citadel Open Garden and Coffee Morning

The Citadel near Weston under Redcastle is opening its 3 acres of gardens on Saturday 14th May between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. Take a relaxing wander through the extensive mature gardens, marvel at the incredibly pristinely maintained vegetable garden, enjoy the breath taking views across the rolling fields of the Hawkestone countryside. Then take a break, sit back and have a coffee and a cake. 
Every one is welcome,  £3.00 Entrance fee, payable on arrival. All profits in aid of Hodnet 2000 charitable trust.

Songs Of Praise at St. Lukes Church

Radio Shropshire are to record an Easter Service at St Luke’s Church (Church Street, Hodnet) on Tuesday 19th April at 6.30pm. Please arrive for 6.00pm.
The broadcast will be on Easter Sunday.
We invite members of all churches within the Deanery to join us on that occasion. It is planned to have a rehearsal on Tuesday 5th April at 6.30pm.

Plant Hunters Fair at Hodnet Hall

Plant hunters fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens, Sunday 5th June.
Gate opens 10 a.m. last entrance 5 p.m.
Entrance at the special event rate of £2.50 for adults , children free.
Tea rooms open.
Full access to the renowned landscape gardens.
Childrens adventure trail competition.
Free guided tours.
For further information about the gardens including directions,  go to the gardens own website.
16 nurseries each with thier own specialism have confirmed thier intention to attend, the weather is set fair. Nurseries and growers attending include; Wollerton Old Hall Gardens, Bouts Nursery, Hall Farm Nursery, Coquest Plant Nursery, Mayfields Plants.
For a full list of nurseries attending and further information on this and other fairs go to the plant hunters fair website.

Hodnet Footpath Group Meeting

The next meeting of the footpath group is taking place in the Jasper room of the Bear Hotel, Hodnet.
We will be discussing our next group walk, general group activities and projects.
We are a friendly informal group, new participants welcome – just turn up on the night or call Angus Taylerson (01630 685860) or Mary Hardy (01952 540970) for further information.