Local Events


If you would like your event listing then please send all details and any artwork to the Clerk on info@theadmingenieuk.com

Please be aware that if you include personal contact details as part of the event details they will be listed on the website, unless you advise otherwise.


Royal British Legion – Red, White & Blue Christmas Lunch

Thursday 7th December – 2pm – Great Wood Primary School

Christmas lunch in honour of the poppy day collectors and helpers.  If you would like to participate tickets are £10 for a three course lunch.

For more information contact Carley Mellor on 07910713674

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 9th December 2017 – 9am – 11am – Christ Church Hall, Vicarage Road

Children can visit Santa in his grotto, receive a present and a cooked breakfast. Adults full English breakfast. £4.50 adults and children, pay on the door.

For more information contact Jan Sidaway 01538 722395.

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Christmas Concert by The Barbara Walton Singers

Saturday 9th December 2017 – 7.30pm – Checkley Church

An evening of carols and readings.

Adults £6 and Young Students £2

For more information contact Irene Smith 01538 722975

Christmas Night

Friday 15th December 2017 – 6pm – 9pm – Checkley Church

Gifts, carols and santa.  FREE admission however, donations invited for charity.

For more information contact Brian Morley 01538 723303

Festival of Carols

Sunday 17th December 2017 – 2.30pm – Great Wood Hall

Back for it’s fourth consecutive year.

Carol Service

Sunday 17th December 2017 – 6pm – Checkley Church

Traditional carols and readings.

For more information contact Irene Smith 01538 722975

Monthly Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday 19th December 2017 – 7.15pm – Great Wood Hall

Parish Council’s monthly meeting to discuss matters pertaining to the parish of Checkley.  Public welcome, please notify the clerk if you are planning to attend via email to info@theadmingenieuk.com with your name and the matter you would like to discuss with the council.

Click here for meeting agenda.

Mass for Christmas

Sunday 24th December 2017 – 4pm – St Thomas’ Church

Family vigil Mass for Christmas followed by a procession down the Tean High Street to place baby Jesus in the crib.

New Years Eve Party

Sunday 31st December 2017 – 7pm til late – Great Wood Hall

Come along to Great Wood Hall’s annual family New Year’s Eve Party.

Disco and bring your own (BYO) refreshments.

Tickets are £10 each and under 5’s go free.

Tickets are available from Great Wood Hall, Shades of Tean and Smytheman Architectural.





Little Red Riding Hood – Pantomime

Saturday 6th January 2018 – 6pm – Great Wood Hall

OH YES IT IS….it’s back.  The annual pantomime at Great Wood Hall.  Refreshments will be available.

Tickets are £7.50 each and available from Great Wood Hall.

Doors open at 6pm and Curtain up at 7pm.