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Calendar of Meetings and Events

Blue boxes indicate that there is a Council Meeting whilst red boxes indicate a Village Event on that day. Click on the box to find out more.

Events held in the Village Hall are shown in the calendar on the "Village Hall" page of this website.  To see that page click on the "Village Hall" bar in the list at the left of this page.

To apply for an event to be included in the Village Calendar, please contact the Council, and remember to include all the details about your event. All the events for the next 60 days are listed below the calendar.



26
Sep
2018
The PAINTING GROUP at GREAT OAKLEY VILLAGE HALL.
10:00 AM - The group meets each month on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday mornings in Great Oakley Village Hall from 10:00am to 12noon.

We are a friendly self-help group led by Vivien Turnball who may be contacted at 01255 880540.


27
Sep
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


27
Sep
2018
BULLY AT THE MAYBUSH - Darts Evening
8:00 PM - Come and throw the darts ,,,,,,,, and so much more!


28
Sep
2018
MACMILLAN Coffee Morning at our Maybush Community Pub
10:00 AM - 10:00am to 4:00pm Come and be sociable whilst helping this prominent cancer support charity.


30
Sep
2018
MAYBUSH INN -Sunday Roast
lunchtime - Booking essential - call in at the Maybush or ring 880123 .


30
Sep
2018
C of E Whole Benefice Fifth Sunday Service at Wix Methodist Church
10:45 AM - Come and join us in this service at the Methodist Church in Wix, on this fifth Sunday of the month, together with the other churches/parishes of our Benefice.


1
Oct
2018
Maybush Inn - Crib, Whist and Dominoes
1:45 PM - Anyone welcome to join in!


1
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE in Great Oakley Village Hall this morning
8:30 AM - Post Office is open in Great Oakley Village Hall each week - Monday and Thursday mornings 8:30am to 12:30pm.
(Except Bank Holidays).


1
Oct
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 4 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - Contact our Secretary,. Helen Francis on (01255) (880510) for further details or come to the first session of the next course, which is free of charge, to find out more.



1
Oct
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 4 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - Lectures are held between 7:30pm and 9pm, The series of lectures commenced on Monday, September 10th.


3
Oct
2018
Oakstones Club meeting in Great Oakley Village Hall.
2:00 PM - We will hear from a representative of Acorn Village Ltd. who will speak about the work of Acorn Village.


4
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE in Great Oakley Village Hall this morning
8:30 AM - Post Office is open in Great Oakley Village Hall each week - Monday and Thursday mornings - 8:30 to 12:30pm.


6
Oct
2018
ENTERTAINMENT at our MAYBUSH INN by CHRIS & PADDY
8:00 PM - Come and enjoy the entertainment and the company.


7
Oct
2018
All Saints Cof E Church - Joint Benefice Holy Communion at WRABNESS
11:00 AM - Celebration of Rev Laura's Ordination - Laura will preside for the first time at a Communion service - the rest of the team will support her in leading our celebration.

This will be the only service in any of our five churches today.


8
Oct
2018
Maybush Inn - Crib, Whist and Dominoes Afternoon.
1:45 PM - Come, play and socialise this afternoon in OUR community owned pub.


8
Oct
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 5 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - Contact our Secretary,. Helen Francis on (01255) (880510) for further details or come to the first session of the next course, which is free of charge, to find out more.



8
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


10
Oct
2018
THE PAINTING GROUP meet in Great Oakley Village Hall
10:00 AM - The Painting Group meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month between 10am and 12 noon in Great Oakley Village Hall. We are a friendly self help group and visitors and new members are very welcome.

The group is led by Vivian Morri on telephone 01255 880540.


11
Oct
2018
BINGO at the MAYBUSH INN, Great Oakley Community Hub
8:00 PM - Eyes down from 8pm.


11
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


12
Oct
2018
Coffee and Chat at Great Oakley Village Hall - all welcome, any age.
10:30 AM - Again this month, as usual, 10:30 to 11:30 on the second Friday morning of the month.

Everybody is welcome, just turn-up for a cup (or two) of coffee or tea and as many biscuits etc as you fancy ............. and have a chat with friends old or new.

Informal, no membership, no records, no commitment - come and go as you wish.


14
Oct
2018
All Saints C of E Church, Great Oakley - Service for HARVEST FESTIVAL
9:30 AM - A Harvest Festival service celebrating, with gratitude, the 2018 harvest. Today we especially invite anyone to join us who, for any reason, has not felt drawn to Christ's church for a period of time - short, long or ages.

Today we give thanks to God for the good things we have gained in this year's harvest - for the people who have worked for a good crop and we remember those in God's world who do not have the good things we do.

If we don't know you and seem slow to speak to you, please approach any of us and show us up! Everybody is welcome to this and every service at All Saints!


14
Oct
2018
All Age Harvest Thanksgiving Family Service at All Saints CofE Church - Great Oakley
9:30 AM - Note the change of starting time from the traditional 10 o'clock!
Come and join Rev Liz Barnes and Kirsty in giving thanks for this year's harvest and praying to support our agricultural workers in their labours.


15
Oct
2018
Maybush Inn - OUR COMMUNITY PUB - Games Afternnon
1:45 PM - Crib, whist, dominoes - everybody welcome to play, socialise, have a cup of tea or something a bit stronger!


15
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


15
Oct
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 6 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - Contact Helen Francis on 01255 880510 for details.


16
Oct
2018
Parish Council Meeting
7:30 PM - This meeting will be held in Great Oakley Village Hall and is open to ALL RESIDENTS of Great Oakley Parish who are welcome to attend.


18
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


18
Oct
2018
Puzzle Night at the Maybush
8:00 PM - Sociable, entertaining, challenging, enjoyable and completely harmless!

Come and have a good evening with convivial company!


21
Oct
2018
ALL SAINTS C of E CHURCH, Great Oakley - Service of Holy Communion
9:30 AM - A warm welcome is extended to everyone, whether you are a regular local churchgoer, a visitor to the area or have not put a foot inside a church for a long time, or never!

Rev Liz is due to lead our service this morning.


22
Oct
2018
Essex schools half term holiday begins today
n.a. - .


22
Oct
2018
GAMES AFTERNOON AT OUR MAYBUSH INN, Crib, Whist and Dominoes
1:45 PM - Come and enjoy company and crib, whist and dominoes - if you don't know how to play come and learn!



22
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hallv to 12:30pm...
8:30 AM - The Post Office will be OPEN this morning from 8:30am to 12:30 pm in Great Oakley Village Hall.


22
Oct
2018
WEA Autumn Course - HALF TERM BREAK
No session this week - session 7 will take place next Monday, 29th October.


24
Oct
2018
THE PAINTING GROUP meet in Great Oakley Village Hall
10:00 AM - The group meets each month on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday mornings in Great Oakley Village Hall from 10:00am to 12noon.

We are a friendly self-help group led by Vivien Morri who may be contacted at 01255 880540.


25
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


25
Oct
2018
Maybush Inn - CRIB TOURNAMENT
8:00 PM - See posters around the village or ask at the pub.


26
Oct
2018
Essex Schools half term holiday ends today
n.a. - .


28
Oct
2018
ALL SAINTS CofE CHURCH - Service of Morning Praise
9:30 AM - ALL WELCOME - join us for the service and refreshments afterwards.

The parish church is on "The Avenue" which runs off the Wix Road and is at the bottom end of Stones Green Road.


28
Oct
2018
MAYBUSH INN - Sunday roast.
lunchtime - To book call at the Maybush or ring on 880123.


29
Oct
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


29
Oct
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 7 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - .




29
Oct
2018
GAMES AT THE MAYBUSH - crib, whist, dominoes
1:45 PM - Tea, coffee and biscuits available and the bar will be open as normal.


30
Oct
2018
COFFEE MORNING at the MAYBUSH INN, our Comunity Hub, in the centre of Great Oakley village ......
10:00 AM - 10:00am to 12 noon - All welcome - tea, coffee, cake and chat.

Donations of cakes will be very gratefully received and appreciated - to the Maybush on the day before or on the morning!


1
Nov
2018
POST OPFFICE open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall....
8:30 AM - The Post Office will be open for business in Great Oakley Village Hall between 8:30am and 12:30pm today.:


1
Nov
2018
Bingo at our Maybush Inn
8:00 PM - Come and have a go with the gang .... you might even get a "shout"!


4
Nov
2018
All Saints CofE Church, Great Oakley - Holy Communion
9:30 AM - Following last month's celebration at Wrabness of her ordination to the priesthood, we look forward to this day when Rev Laura will lead her first Communion service in our parish church.

All are welcome to attend this or any of the services in our church on The Avenue which runs from Wix Road to Stones Green Road. The church is located just to the south-west of the built up area of Great Oakley, in the midst of the trees.


5
Nov
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


5
Nov
2018
Games Afternoon at the Maybush Inn
1:45 PM - Crib, Whist and Dominoes - everybody welcome to join us in our weekly Games Afternoon


5
Nov
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 8 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - .


8
Nov
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


8
Nov
2018
POEMS AND PINTS at the MAYBUSH INN - our Community Hub
8:00 PM - Come read your own poetry and listen to others - read your favourite pieces written by published poets or just listen and join in any discussion.


9
Nov
2018
Coffee and Chat at Great Oakley Village Hall
10:30 AM - Come and meet old or new friends and neighbours with a cup of tea or coffee and have chat together.


10
Nov
2018
ANDY ROBINSON BAND at the Maybush
8:00 PM - This your night at our inn if you like loud 70s Rock!


11
Nov
2018
Remembrance Service at the War Memorial
10:50 AM - .


11
Nov
2018
MAYBUSH - Sunday Roast
lunchtime - To book - call in at the Maybush or ring 880123.

Request gluten free or vegetarian options when booking.


12
Nov
2018
MAYBUSH INN - Games Afternoon
1:45 PM - Crib, Dominoes and Whist - come play for fun, or to encourage "practice to make perfect"!


12
Nov
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.


12
Nov
2018
WEA AUTUMN COURSE - week 9 of 9 - Great Oakley Village Hall
7:30 PM - Contact our Secretary, Helen Francis on (01255) (880510) for further details or come to the first session of the next course, in the Spring of 2019, which is free of charge to find out more.



14
Nov
2018
PAINTING GROUP meet at Great Oakley Village Hall
10:00 AM - The group meets each month on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday mornings in Great Oakley Village Hall from 10:00am to 12noon.

We are a friendly self-help group led by Vivien Turnball who may be contacted at 01255 880540.


15
Nov
2018
POST OFFICE open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Post Office is open in Great Oakley Village Hall each week - Monday and Thursday mornings - 8:30 to 12:30pm.
(Except Bank Holidays).


15
Nov
2018
MAYBUSH INN - CURRY NIGHT
8:00 PM - Prepared by David and Mary Oxley.

See posters, when available, for more details.


18
Nov
2018
Holy Communion Service - All Saints C of E, Great Oakley
9:30 AM - Come and join us in this service lead by Rev Laurie Bond and stay to share refreshments afterwards.

Everybody is welcome!


19
Nov
2018
POST OFFICE Open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall
8:30 AM - Opening hours - 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Mondays and Thursdays, except Bank Holidays.a


19
Nov
2018
Table Games Afternoon at OUR Maybush Inn
1:45 PM - Dominoes, Whist, Crib - come and play whilst being just a bit sociable!


20
Nov
2018
Parish Council Meeting
7:30 PM - This meeting will be held in Great Oakley Village Hall and is open to ALL RESIDENTS of Great Oakley Parish who are welcome to attend.aa


22
Nov
2018
POST OPFFICE open this morning in Great Oakley Village Hall....
8:30 AM - Post Office is open in Great Oakley Village Hall each week - Monday and Thursday mornings - 8:30 to 12:30pm.
(Except Bank Holidays).


22
Nov
2018
BINGO at the MAYBUSH INN
8:00 PM - Sociable but competitive!


24
Nov
2018
MAYBUSH INN - Entertainment by DONT FRET
8:30 PM - See posters for more information or come along and be surprised.


25
Nov
2018
MAYBUSH INN - Sunday Roast
lunchtime - To book - call in at the Maybush or ring 880123.

Request gluten free or vegetarian options when booking.


25
Nov
2018
All Saints CE Church, Great Oakley - Morning Worship - Service of the Word
9:30 AM - Join Rev Kirsty and the rest of us to pray and sing as we hear and respond to the word of God and make our prayers in answer.

Refreshments and conversation afterwards - if we don't know you, please introduce yourself if we don't get there first!