Village Hall


North Somerset Arts Week 2017

Starts: 28 April 2017 12:00
Ends: 01 May 2017 17:00

Location: St Mary's Church, Leigh Woods



The Best of Baroque

Starts: 05 May 2017 19:30
Ends: 05 May 2017 22:00

Location: St Mary’s Church, Leigh Woods

The Choirs of St Mary Redcliffe sing The Best of Baroque

Tickets £10 (under 16s, £5) on sale now, include a glass of bubbly from Adrian Watkinson or call him on 01275 372607: all proceeds to the United Parish.

Donald Davies: Surgery Abbots Leigh

Starts: 06 May 2017 10:00
Ends: 06 May 2017 11:00

Location: Village Hall

A private room is available on request. Please feel free to email Donald Davies or call him on 07900 097671 with any concerns you have.

Women's Institute Meeting

Starts: 09 May 2017 19:30
Ends: 09 May 2017 22:00

Location: Village Hall

We shall be discussing the two resolutions that will be voted on at the National AGM in June at the Liverpool Arena:

  • Alleviating Loneliness
  • Plastic Soup: Keep Microplastic fibres out of our oceans

New members & visitors are always welcome.

Abbots Pool Working Party

Starts: 14 May 2017 10:00
Ends: 14 May 2017 12:00

Location: Abbots Pool

Simon and Rob did agreat job at the last working party pulling up No Mountain Bike signs on the kissing gate and along the cinder path. North Somerset Council has approved a fence to go along the top of the dam to protect & encourage the remaining vegetation.

Come along and help keep this asset to the village looking great.

  • Meet at the car park
  • Wear suitable footwear: it might be a bit muddy
  • Please bring suitable garden tools, such as secateurs, pickaxe, mattock, loppers &c
  • Hot and cold drinks and biscuits will be available for volunteers and their children

Abbots Leigh Parish Council Meeting

Starts: 15 May 2017 19:30
Ends: 15 May 2017 22:00

Location: John Butler Room, Village Hall

The Parish Council welcomes residents at council meetings which are normally held on the third Monday of each month except August.

You may listen but if you wish to address the council at the beginning of the meeting please email Julie Smart, Clerk to the Parish Council, or call her on 01275 374442 in advance of the meeting

Time Out May

Starts: 17 May 2017 20:00
Ends: 17 May 2017 22:00

Location: Barbara Orme’s

Games Evening: more details from Gill Ogden or call her on 01275 602824.

New members always welcome - just let Gill have your email and she’ll include you in her next mailing about the activities of this women’s group.

Abbots Leigh Parish Council Annual Meeting

Starts: 17 May 2017 19:00
Ends: 17 May 2017 22:00

Location: Village Hall

Join us for a glass of wine or a soft drink before taking your opportunity to hear reports from Councillors on the work of the Parish Council. 

Tommo's Tavern

Starts: 19 May 2017 18:00
Ends: 19 May 2017 22:30

Location: Village Hall

Fully licensed and open to all villagers. Take time out to toast the start of the weekend with your fellow villagers, bring the kids, bring yourselves.

Last Orders 2100!

Community Planning Meeting

Starts: 22 May 2017 19:30
Ends: 22 May 2017 21:00

Location: Pill Community Centre (the old school up from the centre)

Work on preparation of the Neighbourhood Plan is now under way jointly by Abbots Leigh and Pill/Easton in Gordano.  This meeting needs representation from Abbots Leigh residents to make sure that the interests of the village are understood and taken on board.

All welcome to attend.  Further information from Murray Stewart.

Herb Group

Starts: 23 May 2017 19:30
Ends: 23 May 2017 22:00

Location: Village Hall

Creative Ideas with Spring Herbs

Abbots Leigh Heritage Group

Starts: 08 June 2017 19:00
Ends: 08 June 2017 21:00

Location: Penny Brohn Centre

This house and garden are of great historic interest (especially the restored gazebo overlooking the Avon) and there will be an opportunity to look round the gardens before a glass of wine and presentation/discussion on:

  • the house and its occupants in the nineteenth century (the Bright and the Miles families)
  • the role of Ham Green Hospital in the early part of last century
  • the role of the Hospital Farm (Chapel Pill)
  • the auction and sale of the surrounding lands in the 1950s
  • Abbots Leigh’s oldest house – The Croft


  • 1900: Garden Visit
  • 1930: Refreshments
  • 20.00 Discussion

All welcome, admission free. Donations to Penny Brohn welcome.

Women's Institute Meeting

Starts: 13 June 2017 19:30
Ends: 13 June 2017 22:00

Location: Village Hall

The Wonderful World of Glass

New members & visitors are always welcome.

Abbots Leigh Garden Party

Starts: 24 June 2017 18:00
Ends: 24 June 2017 20:00

Location: Leigh Lodge, 3 Church Road

An ideal opportunity for those new to the village to meet others, and for old friends to catch up.  Everyone in the village is most welcome.

Herb Group

Starts: 27 June 2017 19:30
Ends: 27 June 2017 22:00

Location: Village Hall

Botanicals in Gin-Makingramley & Gage is a family-run distillery in Thornbury, known for their artisanal fruit liqueurs and 6 o'Clock Gin. Find out more about the herbal content of this traditional spirit.  There will be a raffle.

Festival in the Field

Starts: 10 September 2017 13:00
Ends: 10 September 2017 17:00

Location: Old School Field

Music, food and drink as well as the opportunity to catch up with neighbours and friends will make this a great day. Once again there will be a competition to find Abbots Leigh’s greenest fingers so you will have the opportunity to showcase your gardening skills.

There will also be a Bake Off with the chance to prove who knows how best to avoid a soggy bottom and deliver the greatest the cake the world can offer. All entries will be sold off to help boost the village finances.

ALCS Annual General Meeting

Starts: 24 January 2018 19:00
Ends: 24 January 2018 22:00

Location: Village Hall

Come and hear about what we have been doing in 2017 and our future plans for 2018 and beyond.  There'll be a glass of wine at 1900 and the meeting proper will start at 1930.