News & Events

If you would like to add an event to the calendar please contact our website co-ordinator.  If you wish to book the village hall for an event please contact the booking secretary - follow this link

  • Sat
    08
    Dec
    2018
    5:15 pm

    Christmas is coming! Our Christmas event of Father Christmas touring the village, lighting the tree and carols, mulled wine and mince pies will take place on...

    Saturday 8th December

    As per the timetable below:
    5.15pm CWW
    5.20pm Bulls Close
    5.25pm Bus Shelter
    5.30pm The Gassons
    5.40pm Filkins Hall
    5.45pm Broughton Poggs
    5.50pm The Five Alls
    6pm Turning on the Christmas Tree Lights
    6.10pm Carols, Mulled Wine and Mince Pies at the Village Hall

    Please note the change of route this year to avoid a crush at the end outside the Bus Shelter.
    PLEASE... look out for the Santa Stop signs and wait for FC to come and see you. The time will be on the stop sign

    EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN US!

  • Wed
    30
    Jan
    2019
    7:00 pmVillage Hall Committee Room

    The next Surgery will take place on 30th January in the Village Hall Committee Room between 7pm-8.30pm. Councillors Kevin Robbins and Roland Jones will be available to answer any questions. If you wish to book a specific time please contact the Clerk.

    Further dates for 2019 are available on the Parish Council page.

  • Tue
    12
    Feb
    2019
    8:00 pmVillage Hall

    Come along to the St Filica AGM at the Village Hall, 8pm, Tuesday 12th Feb.
    All villagers welcome, members and non-members. This is an opportunity to hear about the St Filica activities, events past and upcoming and find out how the St Filica funds are distributed. Members will be invited to place their vote for the nominated bids.

    It is also a chance to chat, meet new people and join the St Filica team for drinks and nibbles. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Thu
    21
    Mar
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall Committee Room
  • Sat
    23
    Mar
    2019
    7:30 pmFilkins Village Hall

  • Sat
    30
    Mar
    2019
  • Thu
    04
    Apr
    2019
    19.00-20.30Village Hall Committee Room

    The next Surgery will take place on 4th April in the Village Hall Committee Room between 7pm-8.30pm. Councillors Jeremy Irwin-Singer and Kym Ford will be available to answer any questions. If you wish to book a specific time please contact the Clerk. Further dates for 2019 are available on the Parish Council page.

  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall
  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
  • Sun
    05
    May
    2019
    2.00-5.00pmSwinford Museum

    Come along on Sunday to the opening of the new season at Swinford Museum Filkins.

    Open from  2.00pm  until 5.00pm with cream teas from 2.30pm  to 4.30pm available  in the nearby Village Hall.

    This year we have the support  of Jennifer Skellington who has put together an excellent exhibition on 'Music in the Community' which in itself is well worth a visit. To compliment this the ladies from Filkins and BP are ringing their hand bells at 2.30pm, 3.00pm, and 4.00pm.

    Other Exhibitions cover the use of horses in the village prior to tractors and 'Dobbin' is making his first appearance showing off the leather working harness used in the Filkins fields.

    We look forward to welcoming you into our small but perfectly formed Museum!

    call Diane Blackett :Tel 01367-860504 for further information.

  • Wed
    08
    May
    2019

    The Parish Council will be holding an open meeting that all residents are invited to start of the process of renewing our Community Plan.
    If you have any views on any new developments in the village - street lighting, traffic, playground, cemetery joining the Community Led Plan Group is the place to air them and come up with concrete proposals to do something about them.
    The launch and quest for volunteers takes place on 8th May at 7.30pm in Filkins Village Hall. Please join us for a glass of wine and nibbles.

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    2 - 5pmFilkins Bowls Club

  • Tue
    21
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmFilkins Village Hall

    The Annual Parish Meeting will be held at 7.30pm and will be followed by the Annual Parish Council Meeting. All residents are invited to attend to hear about the achievements of the Parish Council over the last year. Please come along and have your say!

  • Wed
    05
    Jun
    2019
    7.00-8.30pmVillage Hall
  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    4:00 pmKick about field, Village Centre

     

     

  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    09.30 til late afternoonFilkins Bowls Club

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    St Filica Marquee, The Paddock, Filkins
  • Sat
    27
    Jul
    2019
    6:00 pmPaddock opposite Filkins Village Hall (in hall if wet)

    A Small Affair & Half an Idea by Bob Larbey

    Tickets £5 from CWW, Village Shop or pay at the gate

    Telephone 07710 825357 for further information

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    Filkins Village Hall

    Calling gardeners, crafters, cooks and indeed everyone in Filkins and Broughton Poggs. Schedules will  be in the Shop, Post office and the Coffee shop at Cotswold Woollen Weavers, do pick one up and have a go. For further information please contact Jane Martin 07857 912466 or Diane Balckett 01367 860504.

  • Thu
    29
    Aug
    2019
    7:30 pmFilkins Village Hall Committee Room
  • Fri
    04
    Oct
    2019
    10.30am - 12 noonVillage Hall
  • Sat
    12
    Oct
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall
  • Mon
    14
    Oct
    2019
    Mon
    04
    Nov
    2019

    On the occasion of the retirement of Chris Maunder the Parish Council are looking to employ a new local person.

    Expressions of interest to the Clerk - Cris Hoad filkinsclerk@hotmail.co.uk

    BY 4TH NOVEMBER

  • Sat
    19
    Oct
    2019
  • Fri
    25
    Oct
    2019
    7.00 - 8.30pmVillage Hall Comittee Room

    Please note new date! Changed from 16th October to 25th October.

    The next Surgery will take place on Friday 25th October in the Village Hall Committee Room between 7pm-8.30pm.
    Councillors Kym Ford and Jeremy Irwin Singer will be available to answer any questions. If you wish to book a specific time please contact the Clerk.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019
    10.30am - 12noonVillage Hall
  • Mon
    04
    Nov
    2019
    7:30 pmCommittee Room, Village Hall

    The next Parish Council meeting will take place in Filkins Village Hall Committee Room on 4th November at 7.30pm. All residents are welcome to attend.

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    19:30hrsFilkins Village Hall

  • Fri
    06
    Dec
    2019
    10.30 - 12 noonVillage Hall
  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    17:00hrs

    FC sign 2019 (2)

    Our Christmas event of
    Father Christmas touring the village, lighting the tree and carols,
    mulled wine and mince pies will take place on
    Saturday 7th December
    As per the timetable below:
    5.15pm CWW
    5.20pm Bulls close
    5.25pm Bus Shelter
    5.30pm The Gassons
    5.40pm Filkins Hall
    5.45pm Broughton Poggs
    5.50pm The Five Alls
    6.00pm Turning on the Christmas Tree Lights
    6.10pm Carols, Milled Wine and Mince Pies in the Village Hall
    PLEASE… look out for the Santa Stop signs and wait for FC to
    come and see you. The time will be on the stop sign
    EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN US!

     

  • Wed
    11
    Dec
    2019

    Parish Council Surgery on the 11th December has been cancelled

  • Fri
    03
    Jan
    2020
    10.30-12.00Filkins Village Hall
  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2020
    7:30 pmVillage Hall
  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2020
    7:30 pmFilkins Village Hall

    £5 person, teams of 6

    All proceeds to my London Marathon Fund

    Please e-mail mary.bohm@btinternet.com to book your space!

     

     

  • Fri
    07
    Feb
    2020
    10.30-12.00Filkins Village Hall
  • Tue
    11
    Feb
    2020
    8:00 pmFilkins Village Hall

    Everyone is welcome to join us at the AGM where members will be voting on the distribution of monies raised

    Please come along and join us for a glass of wine

    After the AGM we will also start organising the VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebration

    For more information, click here

  • Sat
    29
    Feb
    2020
    1000-1200hrsThe Village Shop

    Join us on the leap year day for a chat, a tasty cuppa and bacon butty at your local shop!  See you there!

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020
    10.30-12.00Filkins Village Hall
  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2020
    2:00 pmVillage Hall

    Please come along and give an hour or two to keep our village looking its best!

    Click here for Litter Pick information

  • Sat
    21
    Mar
    2020
    7:00 pmFilkins Village Hall

    Tickets £15,
    from michellewoodworth@sky.com
    Teams of up to 8

  • Mon
    23
    Mar
    2020
    7:30 pmVillage Hall

    The Parish Council will be hold their meeting in Filkins Village Hall on Monday 23rd March and will be practicing social distancing. We have urgent legislation to put in place to cover the next few months.

    While we welcome visitors to our meetings we ask that you do not attend unless you have an issue that cannot be resolved by email or you feel unwell. In the event that you do not feel well or are Over 70 please refer to the leaflet that has been delivered or contact Kym Ford 01367 860006.

  • Thu
    26
    Mar
    2020
    7 for 7.30pmFilkins Village Hall

    Down by Law   directed by Jim Jarmusch

    Click here for more information

  • Fri
    03
    Apr
    2020
    10.30-12.00Filkins Village Hall
  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2020
  • Sun
    19
    Apr
    2020
    2.000pmFilkins Museum

    Afternoon Tea and learn more about your village - for information and how to reserve your place click here

  • Fri
    01
    May
    2020
    10.30-12.00Filkins Village Hall
  • Sat
    02
    May
    2020
  • Fri
    08
    May
    2020
  • Thu
    21
    May
    2020
    7:30 pmZoom Virtual Meeting
    The agenda is available from the usual link on the website. Details of how to join the zoom meeting are below.
    Also below is the protocol for joining the meeting please read this through carefully before joining.

    Topic: Filkins & Broughton Poggs Parish Council

    Time: May 21, 2020 19:30 London​
    Join Zoom Meeting​
    Meeting ID: 740 6771 7946​

    Password: Filkins01

  • Fri
    05
    Jun
    2020

  • Sat
    11
    Jul
    2020
  • Sat
    22
    Aug
    2020
    Filkins Village Hall

    Put the date in your new diary now! Schedules will be available in May from the usual spots.

    The show is a long standing tradition, and a great way to get involved with a little good natured competition thrown in.

    For further information: Diane Blackett 01367 860405