Below is a list of events, meetings etc that we are aware of.  The Parish Council endeavours to list as many events as possible however can only list those events they have been made aware of.  If you have an event you would like listing below please email all details or marketing information to the clerk on

For more information about any of the below events, please contact the event hosts direct.

Checkley Parish Council – Monthly Meeting

Tuesday 15th October 2019, 7:15pm – Great Wood Hall

Ordinary monthly meeting for the full Parish Council.

Members of the public are more than welcome to attend and present any questions direct to the councillors in the “Public Participation” section of the meeting.

Agenda can be downloaded HERE


Monthly Police & Parish Councillor Drop in Session

Saturday 9th November 2019, 1 – 2pm – Great Wood Hall



Your opportunity to drop in and see your local PCSO’s and Parish Councillors.  Speak to them regarding any policing or Council issues you may have within the Parish.

This month Cllr Stephen Bell will be representing Checkley Parish Council.




November Community Events

There are a variety of events happing throughout November, December and January.

10th November 2019, 10:30am – Tean High Street







Christmas Market

23rd November 2019, 10:00 – 15:00 – Christchurch, Tean

For more information please contact Christchurch.

Royal British Legion Poppy Party

23rd November 2019, 19:00 – Great Wood Primary

For more information please contact Carly Mellor of Tean RBL.


Community Events Committee

Thursday 21st November, – 7:00pm – Great Wood Hall

The events community made up of Parish Councillors, local clubs, committees, and traders will be meeting to discuss the organising of this year’s Christmas lights switch-on.

If you would like to get involved then please feel free to come along.


Festival of Lights 2019

29th November 2019, 17:45 – Great Wood Hall

December Community Events


1st December 2019, 16:00 – Checkley Church

Royal British Legion Christmas Meal

5th December 2019, 14:00 – Great Wood Primary School

Breakfast with Santa

7th December 2019, 09:00 – 11:00 – Christchurch, Tean

Barbara Walton Singers

7th December 2019, 19:30 – Checkley Church

Village Christmas Night

13th December 2019, 18:00 – 21:00 – Checkley Church

Festival of Carols

15th December 2019, 14:30 – Great Wood Hall









Carol Service

15th December 2019, 18:30 – Checkley Church

Carol Service

22nd December 2019, 19:00 – Hollington Church

Crib Service & Nativity Play

24th December 2019, 16:00 – Checkley Church

Crib Service 

24th December 2019, 16:00 – Christchurch, Tean

Placing of Baby Jesus in the Crib

24th December 2019, 17:30 – High Street, Tean

Join the various churches of Tean as they proceed from their respecting churches and eventually come together on Tean High Street.  At the Nativity Scene, there will be carols and readings whilst baby Jesus is placed in his manger.












Great Wood Hall New Year’s Eve Party

31st December 2019, 19:30 – Great Wood Hall

DJ and dancing at the annual GWH NYE PARTY.

Bring your own drinks and nibbles.

Ticket prices TBA – will be available from Shades, Smytheman and GWH.