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A date for your diary. Saturday 30th November 2019, 12 pm – 3 pm. This year, the Christmas Fair will be held in Otterbourne Village Hall and we will be raising funds for St.Matthew’s Church. There will be a variety of stalls, refreshments, light lunches and much more. Further details will follow soon. However, we…

BCP Choral Evensong will be celebrated on Sunday 4th August at 6 pm at St. Matthew’s, Otterbourne. A service of Said Evensong will be held on Sunday 11th August at 6 pm at St. Matthew’s, Otterbourne. Everyone from the benefice is most welcome to attend.

Many thanks to everyone who attended the July coffee morning. We raised £130 for Parkinson’s Disease in memory of Percy Cole. Our next coffee morning will be held on Monday 2nd September at 10 am in St. Matthew’s church room. Do come along and join us.

On Saturday 7th September, all the benefice churchwardens are walking from St. Matthew’s, Otterbourne via All Saints’, Hursley and All Saints’, Compton, and back to St. Matthew’s, Otterbourne. A total of 14 kilometres. The walkers will leave St. Matthew’s at 9 am and envisage being back at St, Matthew’s by 2 pm. There will be…

The Good Book Group There will be no Good Book Group meeting in August. We will return in September.

Otterbourne Village Fete Many thanks to everyone who helped with the fete. It was a very successful day and brought members of our village community together. A sum of just over £4000 was raised for St. Matthew’s Church. Thank you to everyone who supported the event. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year…

This year’s lunch will be held on Sunday 7th July from 12.30 pm onwards in the Rectory Garden. Signing up sheets to indicate your attendance and which food item you will be bringing will be available in each church very soon.

On Thursday 4th July from 7-9 pm at All Saints’ Church, Compton, Myra and John Wilkinson will be giving an illustrated talk on their successful work with the charity Education Uganda over the past ten years. Everyone is welcome to attend this interesting and informative evening. There will be a retiring collection for All Saints’…

St. Matthew’s are holding their fete on Sunday 30th June. As usual, it will take place on the Recreation Ground from 1-4 pm. All the popular family attractions will be there. This is the biggest annual fund- raising event for St. Matthew’s. Please do come along and bring your friends. We look forward to seeing…

St. Matthew’s will be organising the very popular village fete again this year. It will take place on the Recreation Ground on Sunday 30th June from 1p.m. – 4p.m. There will be no parade this year although there will still be all the ususal family attractions, music BBQ, bar and ice creams. Please put the…