Christmas Lunches at Hawkstone Hall

Christmas lunches at the grade I listed Georgian Mansion.
3 courses,
Vegetable soup or fan of melon or pate.
Traditional roast with trimmings or vegetarian option.
Christmas pudding and brandy sauce or fresh fruit salad or ice cream.
Also included is afternoon tea and a mince pie.
Adults £12.95       Children £9.95
Available December 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th at 12.30 pm.
Bookings are being taken and dates are filling quickly.
To book contact the secretary on 01630 685242

Mulberry Bush Studios: Christmas Showcases, Demonstrations & Open Days

Local florists Mulberry Bush Studios are holding a number of special pre-Christmas events. These are:
Christmas Showcase evenings: Monday 15th & Thursday 25th November, 7.00pm.
Everyone welcome, refreshments provided.
Floral Demonstration evening: Wednesday 1st of December, 7.00pm.
Tickets £8.50. Booking essential.
Wine Tasting Evening: Tuesday 7th December, 7.00pm
Liz Gledhill from Oldacre Wines will be bringing a selection to help choose the right wines for Christmas celebrations.
Tickets £5.00. Booking essential.
Open days: Thursday 9th & 16th December, starting at 11am.
Ideas for Christmas (door wreaths,table arrangements garlands & much more).
Bookings are also available for 10 or more friends to get together and hold a workshop day with us or just come along for a retail party.
For more information telephone Dorne or Amy 01630 685327 or email

Fireworks and bonfire

The school PTA have arranged a Fireworks and
Bonfire evening in the grounds of Hodnet school.
Seasonal fare and a selection of hot and cold
beverages available. Glow sticks for the kids.
Please come along and enjoy yourselves, whilst helping
to support the local school. Weather permitting(!)
it promises to be a great show.
Gate opens at 18:30hrs. Entry £3 Adults, children free.

Hodnet Footpath Group

If you are interested in walking and/or helping to maintain local
footpaths you are welcome to join this friendly and informal group.
At this meeting we will be discussing, amongst other matters,
our planned work party on Sunday 24th October (PM).
More information email

Hawkstone Hall Festive Afternoon

Sunday 19th December 2-5 pm

Take a break from the rush and enjoy a fun afternoon with the family

Christmas Raffle

Tombola     Stalls     Afternoon Teas

Carol Service

All proceeds go to the maintenance and development of the historical and architectural Georgian mansion that is Hawkstone Hall.

Entrance Fee, which includes Mulled wine and Mince pie.

Adults £ 3.50    –    Children £ 1.50   –   Family £ 7.50

Admission by ticket only  Tel; 01630 685242

For directions go to the Hawkstone Hall website

Local Joint Committee

The Public are invited to attend this meeting, which is being
held at the Lyon Hall. The main topic for discussion will be
Shropshire Council's market town Revitalisation Programme - 
specifically how the £425,000 fund allocated for Market Drayton
might best be utilised.
See the Parish Council web pages for more information about Local
Joint Committee activities.