May (and the Gardening Team) in the Walled Garden at Chadkirk

A new planting scheme in the Walled Garden.

The Gardening Team planting up a new bed in the Walled Garden, Chadkirk.

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Sunday 3rd March Celebrate St Chad’s Day at Chadkirk

Looking to get out and about now that spring is officially sprung?

A stroll around Chadkirk and a visit to the Chapel might be just the thing. Perhaps a short walk, followed by a hot drink and a slice of cake in the shelter of Chadkirk Chapel? Just the right balance of fresh air and convivial comforts.

We are hosting our annual St Chad’s Day event on Sunday 3rd March 2019.

There’s a presentation DVD on the life of St Chad.

The presentation starts at 2pm. Tray bakes for sale. Drinks from the kiosk.

From the car park, it’s a short walk to the Walled Garden and Chadkirk Chapel.

2019 : What’s happening, when …

Gardening Time:
The team will meet by Chadkirk Chapel and in the Walled Garden, on two days each month: on the first Saturday of each month between 2.00pm – 4.00pm
and on the third Thursday in the morning between 10.00 am – 12.00pm

Meetings of Friends of Chadkirk
These take place on the second Thursday of every other month
starting 10th January 2019, 1pm in Chadkirk Chapel.
then 14th March 1pm in Chadkirk Chapel
May
July
September
November

Tai Chi is held at the Chapel on Mondays (except Bank Holidays and August) 10am to 11am. Cost £3.50p per session. Tea/coffee after session.
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JANUARY
Gardening Team Times
Saturday 5th 2-4pm
Thursday 17th 10-12 am

FEBRUARY
Gardening Team Times
Saturday 2nd February 2-4pm
Thursday 21st February 10-12 am
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MARCH

Afternoon Saturday 2nd March 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

Sunday 3rd March St. Chad’s Day Celebrations at 2pm in Chadkirk Chapel.

Thursday 14th March Annual General Meeting in Chadkirk Chapel starting at 1pm. All welcome.

Thursday 21st March Morning 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

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APRIL

Gardening Team Times
Saturday 6th April 2-4pm
Thursday 18th April 10-12 am

Sunday 21st April
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE 3pm in Chadkirk Chapel

Monday 22nd April
EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S EASTER TRAIL 2 -4pm
(Open to children under 10 yrs – charge: 50p)

MAY

Saturday 4th May 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

Thursday 9th May Meeting of Friends of Chadkirk in Chadkirk Chapel at 1pm.

Thursday 16th May 10-12am Gardening Team Time

JUNE

Afternoon Saturday 1st June 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

Our Annual Plant Sale takes place on Saturday 15th June 2.30pm – 4pm
on the lawn just inside the gardens.

Morning Thursday 20th June 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

Task Days 1st & 20th

PLANT SALE on lawn 2.30pm – 4pm 15th
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JULY

Afternoon Saturday 6th July 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

Thursday 11th July Meeting of the Friends of Chadkirk in Chadkirk Chapel 1pm

Morning Thursday 18th 10-12am Gardening Team Time

Tuesday 23rd July – Friday 26th July 11am – 3pm
WELL DRESSING in the making…come along and join us in Chadkirk Chapel.
11am – 3pm refreshments available.

Saturday 27th July
Blessing of St Chad’s Well at 1pm
Followed by Stockport Silver Band, stalls and refreshments.
Join us in the gardens and Chadkirk Chapel until 4pm.

Sunday 28th July
“PETERLOO PICNIC” – 3pm

AUGUST

Morning Saturday 3rd 2-4pm Gardening Team Time
Afternoon Thursday 15th 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 7th 2-4pm Gardening Team Time
Thursday 19th 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

Afternoon Saturday 7th September 2-4pm
BIRD and BAT BOX MAKING
£6 per box, please bring a hammer if possible.

Thursday 12th September Friends of Chadkirk Meeting in Chadkirk Chapel 1pm.

OCTOBER

Afternoon Saturday 5th October 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

HARVEST SUPPER & QUIZ 11th
7.30pm – 10 pm (approx.)
£6.50p per person – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To obtain tickets contact Stockport Tourist Information
Office at Staircase House, Tel: 0161 474 4444.

HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE 3.30pm 13th

Morning Thursday 17th 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

NOVEMBER

Saturday 2nd 2-4pm Gardening Team Time
Thursday 21st 10-12am Gardening Team Time

Thursday 14th November Friends of Chadkirk Meeting in Chadkirk Chapel 1pm.

DECEMBER

Saturday 7th 2-4pm Gardening Team Time

Sunday 8th December
CAROL SERVICES 2.30pm and 4pm
(FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL)
To book tickets go to the following website :
https://carolsatchadkirk2019.eventbrite.co.uk
This website will be available from 1st November 2019

Thursday 19th 10-12 am Gardening Team Time

CAROL SERVICES 2.30pm and 4pm 8th
(FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL)
To book tickets go to the following website :
https://carolsatchadkirk2019.eventbrite.co.uk
This website will be available from 1st November 2019
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Tai Chi is held at the Chapel on Mondays (except Bank Holidays and August) 10am to 11am. Cost £3.50p per session. Tea/coffee after session.

2019 Events and gatherings

FRIENDS OF CHADKIRK CHAPEL & COUNTRY ESTATE
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019
Task Days Monthly – 1st Saturday 2.00pm – 4.00pm
3rd Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00pm
Meetings 2nd Thursday of every other month starting 10th January 2019, 1pm in Chapel.
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JANUARY
Task Days 5th & 17th
FEBRUARY
Task Days 2nd & 21st
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MARCH
Meeting (AGM) 14th
ST. CHAD’S DAY CELEBRATION 2pm 3rd
Task Days 2nd & 21st
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APRIL
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE 3pm 21st
EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S EASTER TRAIL 2 -4pm 22nd
(Open to children under 10 yrs – charge: 50p)
Task Days 6th & 18th
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MAY
Task Days 4th & 16th
Meeting 9th

JUNE
Task Days 1st & 20th
PLANT SALE on lawn 2.30pm – 4pm 15th
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JULY
Task Days 6th & 18th
Meeting 11th
WELL DRESSING in the making 23rd – 26th
11am – 3pm refreshments available
BLESSING OF WELL 1pm 27th
& then into the gardens until 4pm for Stockport
Silver Band, stalls & refreshments.
“PETERLOO PICNIC” – 3pm 28th

AUGUST
Task Days 3rd & 15th

SEPTEMBER
Task Days 7th & 19th

BIRD & BAT BOX MAKING 2pm – 4pm 7th
£6 per box, please bring a hammer if
possible.

Meeting 12th

OCTOBER
Task Days 5th & 17th

HARVEST SUPPER & QUIZ 11th
7.30pm – 10 pm (approx.)
£6.50p per person – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To obtain tickets contact Stockport Tourist Information
Office at Staircase House, Tel: 0161 474 4444.

HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE 3.30pm 13th

NOVEMBER
Task Days 2nd & 21st
Meeting 14th

DECEMBER
Task Days 7th & 19th

CAROL SERVICES 2.30pm and 4pm 8th
(FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL)
To book tickets go to the following website :
https://carolsatchadkirk2019.eventbrite.co.uk
This website will be available from 1st November 2019
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Tai Chi is held at the Chapel on Mondays (except Bank Holidays and August) 10am to 11am. Cost £3.50p per session. Tea/coffee after session.

3 March 2019 St Chad’s Day at Chadkirk

The next event at the Chapel will be 3rd March St. Chad’s Day, when we will be showing the DVD telling the story of St. Chad and cakes will also be on sale. This will start at 2pm.

More information about 2019 events and activities, meetings and gatherings will appear here soon.

updated events list

Please note: the plant sale will now take place on 16th June.

FRIENDS OF CHADKIRK CHAPEL & COUNTRY ESTATE
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2018
Task Days Monthly – 1st Saturday 2.00pm – 4.00pm
3rd Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00pm

Tai Chi – Mondays (except Bank Holidays and August) – 10am to 11am
Cost £3.50p per session. Tea/coffee & biscuits after session.

Meetings 2nd Thursday of every other month starting January – 1pm in Chapel.
FEBRUARY
Task Days 3rd & 15th
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MARCH
Meeting (AGM) 8th
ST. CHAD’S DAY CELEBRATION 2pm 4th
Task Days 3rd & 15th
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EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE 3pm 1st
EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S EASTER TRAIL 2 -4pm 2nd
(Open to children under 10 yrs – charge: 50p)
Task Days 7th & 19th
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Task Days 5th & 17th
Meeting 10th
JUNE
Task Days 2nd & 21st
PLANT SALE on lawn 2.30pm – 4pm 16th
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Task Days 7th & 19th
Meeting 12th
WELL DRESSING in the making 24th – 27th
11am – 3pm refreshments available

BLESSING OF WELL 1pm 28th
& then into the gardens until 4pm for Stockport
Silver Band, stalls & refreshments. P.T.O.

August
Task Days 4th & 16th
SEPTEMBER
Task Days 1st & 20th

BIRD & BAT BOX MAKING 2pm – 4pm 1st
£6 per box, please bring a hammer if
possible.

Meeting 13th

OCTOBER
Task Days 6th & 18th

HARVEST SUPPER & QUIZ 12th
7.30pm – 10 pm (approx.)
£6 per person – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To obtain tickets contact Stockport Tourist Information
Office at Staircase House, Tel: 0161 474 4444.

HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE 3.30pm 14th

NOVEMBER
Task Days 3rd & 15th

Meeting 8th

DECEMBER
Task Days 1st & 20th

CAROL SERVICES 2.30pm and 4pm 9th
(FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL)

Tickets for both Carol Services will be available from September 2018,
Visit: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/chadkirkchapel or by calling Stockport Tourist Information Service on: 0161 474 4444.

It is spring time at Chadkirk

Yes. Despite the wintry weather, our spring programme of activities at Chadkirk has begun.

While the blizzards fresh from the Baltic kept some people at home, as soon as the weather eased just enough for local folk to get out and about, a walk to Chadkirk Chapel allowed people to experience just the right balance of bracing and comfort.

Strolling through sub-zero temperatures took care of the bracing part. In Chadkirk Chapel, Friends of Chadkirk took care of the comfort. Hot drinks were available, but it was the extra treat of tray bakes that seemed to nourish and keep the chill at bay. As people enjoyed the cakes, they were entertained by our annual showing of the story of St. Chad. Over the hours when the chapel was open, there were 3 showings of the film and our cakes were sold out by the end of the afternoon.

Cakes sales raised £120. And just in case you need to feel that the cakes were more than a foodie treat, by eating the cakes you were supporting the upkeep of Chadkirk. The money raised goes into the funds which the Friends of Chadkirk use to maintain and enhance Chadkirk Chapel, the Walled Garden and the footpaths (among other things).  A bracing walk, a comforting cake and supporting a much loved part of our local landscape. An afternoon well spent.

Future opportunities to take part in events at Chadkirk this spring are planned for the Easter weekend.

1st April  Easter Service

Easter Monday: Easter Egg Hunt (open to under 10 yrs)

The next Friends of Chadkirk meeting is Thursday 10th May at 1pm in Chadkirk Chapel.