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.

Festival of Lights 2019

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

Download Your Event Program and Song Sheet HERE

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.

Monthly Police & Parish Councillor Drop in Session

Saturday 14th December 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 Alan Hulme will be representing Checkley Parish Council.




Checkley Parish Council – Monthly Meeting

Tuesday 17th December 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