Village Hall


Village Tennis Tournament CANCELLED

Starts: 22 July 2018 13:30
Ends: 22 July 2018 18:00

Location: Campfield, 55 Church Road

As only six people had signed up to play by Tuesday 17 July, this event has been cancelled.

Donald Davies: Surgery Pill

Starts: 23 July 2018 14:30
Ends: 23 July 2018 15:30

Location: Pill Resource Centre

No pre-booking is needed.  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.

Community Cinema: My Fair Lady

Starts: 25 July 2018 18:00
Ends: 25 July 2018 21:50


Get Me To the Church On Time – to join the annual summer picnic and communal singalong to the classic musical My Fair Lady.  Rex Harrison stars as Professor Henry Higgins (Just You Wait) alongside Audrey Hepburn (Wouldn’t it be Loverly?) as Eliza Doolittle, the Cockney flower-girl.  With a little bit of luck, the rain will stay in Spain!

Bring picnic and something to sit on. Inside if wet.

£5 Members, Season Ticket Holders free, £7.00 Non-Members: everyone gets a free drink (running time 2 hours 50 minutes)Email Barrie England to reserve your place.

Abbots Pool Working Party

Starts: 12 August 2018 10:00
Ends: 12 August 2018 12:00

Location: Abbots Pool

We had a great morning in the June working party clearing the paths of summer growth, repairing more of the dead fencing, clearing the cascade and picking litter.  Once again, the working party volunteers would like to thank all the visitors and regular users of the pool who clear up after themselves and pick litter that is accidentally dropped. I think that we can all be proud of Abbot Pool nature reserve and how it is looked after.

We had the green Flag inspection on the 14tg June. We haven’t the results yet but the judging went well. The July working party is being incorporated with the Wildlife `picnic on the 1st July.

This is a great opportunity to meet some locals and have a bit of fun, while getting a bit of exercise. And there’s coffee and cake at the end as a reward!

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

Time Out

Starts: 15 August 2018 11:00
Ends: 15 August 2018 12:00

Location: Gill Ogden's

Coffee morning at Gill's.

Tommo's Tavern

Starts: 17 August 2018 18:00
Ends: 17 August 2018 21:30

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!

Donald Davies: Surgery Pill

Starts: 20 August 2018 13:30
Ends: 20 August 2018 14:30

Location: Pill Resource Centre

No pre-booking is needed.  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.

Festival in the Field

Starts: 09 September 2018 13:30
Ends: 09 September 2018 17:00

Location: Old School Field

The annual village Boules Tournament, Music, Bar, BBQ & surprise food stall - come down for your lunch!  The opportunity to catch up with neighbours and friends will make this a great day.

A Tug o’ War and Wellie Wanging are just some of the games to make fun for all the family.

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.

Flower Show

Starts: 08 September 2018 10:00
Ends: 09 September 2018 18:00

Location: Holy Trinity Church

This show, over the same weekend as the Festival in the Field, is being organised by Vickie Howard.  Please email her or call her on 01275 373942 if you would like to help.  Further details will be published as soon as possible

Women's Institute Meeting

Starts: 11 September 2018 19:30
Ends: 11 September 2018 22:00

Location: Village Hall

Michael Malaghan’s topic will be It shouldn’t happen to a writer!

New members & visitors are always very welcome.  For more details contact Donna Butcher on 01275 375378.

Abbots Leigh Parish Council Meeting

Starts: 17 September 2018 19:30
Ends: 17 September 2018 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

Bonfire Night

Starts: 05 November 2018 18:00
Ends: 05 November 2018 20:00

Location: Old School Field

Beer, cider, food, bonfire and fireworks!

Chis Allcock will once again be building the bonfire.  There is quite an art in getting the fire to burn spectacularly and successfully and without too much smoke.  We appreciate the many offers to take your garden rubbish to put on the fire, but sadly we can not take it all.

Please do not leave material for the bonfire in the School Field or in front of the locked gate.  We always have enough material and too big a bonfire can become a safety issue.  Please put your green waste in your green bins or take it to the recycling centre in Portishead.

Heritage Group Meeting

Starts: 15 November 2018 19:00
Ends: 15 November 2018 20:30

Location: Village Hall

The subject will be Chocolate Makers of Abbots Leigh. The history of the Fry family will include a presentation from historian Alan Freke of the Frenchay Museum.

Roderick Fry and Egbert Cadbury worked together to plan and create the former Cadbury Somerdale factory at Keynsham and towards the end of their lives both families lived on Manor Road in Abbots Leigh – at The Priory and The Manor House respectively.