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Abdon and Heath Parish

News and Events

News and Events for April and May 2019:

  • 1st April - Shropshire Council Local bus service consultation: https://shropshire.gov.uk/get-involved/
  • Sunday 7th April - Abdon Wildlife Group Moth Morning. 8am Bank Head Barn, Lower Earnstrey Park Farm, Tugford, SY7 9HT SO566878. Lower Earnstrey Park Farm is shown on the OS map on the road from Tugford towards Ditton Priors.  Look for a stone track between high hedges - there will be a sign for Lower Earnstrey Park Farm.  There is parking for a number of cars. NB the post code only gets you so far NOT to the house!
  • Saturday 13th April - UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments.
  • Saturday 27th April - Abdon District Community Wildlife Group dawn chorus walk starting at 5am. Meet at the Nature Trail car parking area serving the Picnic Site/Nature Trail at map ref SO607873, with breakfast at The Willows Café, Ditton Priors afterwards. 
  • Saturday 27th April - Coffee morning, Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Join us for coffee, cake and a chat - everyone welcome!
  • Wednesday 8th May (also Tuesday 4th June) - Abdon Wildlife Group Evening Flower Walk, one in the Ashfield/Ruthall area, and one in the Abdon area. Although the main objective is looking for orchids, we will also be looking out for all wild flowers and other wildlife. Full details nearer the time.
  • Thursday 9th May - Abdon and Heath Parish Council AGM 7.30pm Abdon Village Hall. Members of the public are welcome.
  • Saturday 18th May - UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments.
  • Sunday 19th May - Abdon Wildlife Group return visit to Boyne Water to look for more dragonflies and other aquatic fauna and flora in this special spot.
  • Tuesday 21st May (also Tuesday 25th June) - Wild plants of Clee Liberty survey, 10am to 4pm, meet at Heatham Gate. We will be surveying at the many habitats on the common including acid grassland, heathland, rush pasture and upland flushes. It’s a great opportunity to find out more, and to share your knowledge about the wildlife and habitats on Clee Liberty. Rob Rowe, local ecologist, will provide full training and support in botanical identification and surveying techniques. Please wear outdoor clothing including good walking boots and bring your lunch and drinks. Bring a hand lens and clipboard if you have them. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary.  For more information, contact Rob by email at rob@robrowe.co.uk or tel 01588 630648.  Booking not essential, but helpful if you could let Rob know if you will be attending.  
  • Thursday 23rd May - Butterfly and Moth Walk on Clee Liberty from 2.00pm - 4.30pm looking for butterflies and moths. This will be guided by Mike Williams and Jenny Joy from Butterfly Conservation who will provide guidance on identification and surveying techniques.  NB you must contact Mike for more information and to book.  His details are on the notice attached below.
  • Saturday 25th May - Coffee morning, Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Join us for coffee, cake and a chat - everyone welcome!

Regular events:

  • Brown Clee Meditation Group - every Tuesday evening 7pm in Abdon Village Hall. All are welcome at no cost. A leaflet is available from Brown Clee Surgery.
  • Coffee morning - last Saturday each month in Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm, except for December.
  • UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning - 2nd Saturday each month at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments. Phone Penny 712530 or Margaret 712296.
  • Sewing club - occasional afternoons at various locations in Abdon. See the Sewing Club page for details.
  • Flower club - first Monday evening each month (March to December) in Abdon Village Hall. See the Flower Club page for details.
  • Church services - second and fourth Sunday of each month at St. Margaret's Church, Abdon. See the St. Margaret's Church page for details.
  • Parish Council meetings - usually the last Thursday in January, April, July and October in Abdon Village Hall. See the Parish Council page for details.
  • Women's Institute - second Wednesday each month at Clee St.Margaret Village Hall. See the Women's Institute Page for details.

Abdon and Heath Parish Council - Marquee for hire.

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