ECCLESHALL FESTIVAL

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Last updated 23rd May 2018



home street market programme

Festival Programme

Eccleshall Festival, 25 Wheelwright Drive, Eccleshall, Staffs, ST21 6LB
01785 851381 / 07815 419166 email: peterwjones@btinternet.com

Saturday 16th June

Ecclian Society Open Gardens
Weekend starts. Programmes available from the High Street library on the days of the event.

 Programmes are £5 per person with the proceeds supporting the community work that the Ecclian Society carries out each year including the hanging baskets and Christmas Trees.


Sunday 17th June

Ecclian Society Open Gardens Weekend. Programmes
available from the High Street library on the days of the event.


Monday 18th June

Hand Bell Ringers Will be open to the public from 7:45 to 8:45 have a go or just listen.
It takes place in the parish room in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church. Under 16s must be
accompanied by adult. There is no admission charge and visitors may come and go as they please.


Tuesday 19th June

Eccleshall Singers Open Night, everyone welcome for an informal Sing-Along 7.30pm-9.30pm
at the Methodist Church in Stone Road.






Wednesday 20th June

2pm Strawberry Tea at the Eccleshall Cricket Club in aid of Katharine House Hospice Support Group

7pm Guided Historical Walk around the town centre by Jan Baker
from the Historical Society.
Starting at the clock in the High Street, the walk will be approximately
an hour and a quarter and a charge of £2 per person will be made.

Participants should wear suitable shoes and,places are limited, they must book
 in advance on 01785 850826, leaving a name and number if they get the answer machine.



Thursday 21st June

Eccleshall Community Cinema, presents “Murder on the Orient Express”  . At the Royal Oak, High Street, Eccleshall starting at 8.00pm
Admission £5. See the website for full programme details www.eccleshallcommunitycinema.co.uk


Weekly Quiz Night at The Bell in the High Street starts at 9.30pm

Indoor Bowls Club, Open Night, come along and try your hand you might just enjoy it,
7.30pm in the community centre, Shaws Lane.


Friday 22nd June

Eccleshall Trust has a Bingo Evening at the community centre starting at 7 for 8pm.



Saturday 23rd June

10am - 4pm Victorian Street Market Town centre.
Up to 80 stalls of all types and sizes offering a wide range of products, services and fund raising from local groups.


Holy Trinity Church will be staging a full day of activities including presentation of biblical characters and events and local choirs will be providing music all day. There is no charge for admission but there is a collection box for donations.


Click here for full music programme

All Day Music - Programme


Visits to the church bell tower are also available for a small charge.




10am - 5pm Teas to Please Parish Room, High Street. Always a popular venue on the day with good value products on sale. The proceeds benefit the Holy Trinity Church.

Sunday 24th June

Special War Memorial Service in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church. Starts at 10am.

The rededication of the Eccleshall War memorial following the addition of 17 names of fallen following extensive work done by a group anxious to ensure that all of Eccleshall fallen are shown on the memorial. The Bishop and Lord Lieutenant and other V.I.P.’S will be attending this ceremony which is open to members of the public.









Photograph by David Sandham