Stockbridge, Longstock and Leckford

in the Mid-Test Valley Benefice The Mid Test Benefice (parishes Broughton with Bossington, Houghton, Leckford, Longstock, Mottisfont and Stockbridge

Flowers at St Mary's Longstock
Flowers at St Mary's Longstock
The Rector/Vicar for the parishes of the Mid Test Benefice is
The Rev'd Philip Bowden. revdphilipbowden@gmail.com
            Telephone:  01264810810











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Longstock Village Fete, Saturday 31 August 2019.   12.30pm - 4.30pm.  The Fete to be opened by Revd Philip Bowden                

Entry Charge £1 Children under 12 – Free Entry

Lots to do and see at the Fete this year – a Medieval re-enactment + the opportunity to meet the people involved.   Childrens games, an Adventure Tunnel and Bouncy Castle; BBQ; Beer Tent; Teas plus the usual bric-a-brac, books, produce tent, bottle stall, and much more – brass band, duck racing and the golf challenge.   Please put the date in your diary.

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