Parish Social Events

There is always plenty going on within the Parish.

Check below for up-coming events and check our Events Diary

The Men's Big Breakfast

on Saturday 25th January at 8.00 a.m.
at St. John’s Hall, 
Holdenhurst Village

All Men are welcome to come along and share a BIG full cooked breakfast, 
and listen to our guest speaker

the Rt. Revd. Debbie Sellinn,

our new Bishop of Southampton

Please let Roger Bourne (01202 515498) know if you are planning to come along so that we have approximate numbers for catering purposes.


St. John’s Hall, Holdenhurst Village

Saturday 30th November
from 12 noon – 3.00 p.m.

Lunches – Pork & Turkey Rolls
Country Teas, Mince Pies and Refreshments
Home-made Cakes
Christmassy Bottle Stall              Puzzles, games and toys
Cards and gifts                 Grand Raffle    
Katie’s New Clothes Stall
(if you have any new clothes with labels you know you will never wear please give them to us to sell)
Father Christmas will be arriving at 2.00 p.m.
 Bring the children to meet him in his magical grotto!
Please come and join us, and bring a friend or two! 
And perhaps do a bit of Christmas shopping! 

We would be grateful for the donation of items for the stalls and raffle prizes – please contact Janice Seare if you can help.  And of course we would love lots of home-made cakes on the day for the Cake Stall and the Refreshments. 


St. John’s Hall, Holdenhurst Village
Saturday 7th December
at 3.00 p.m

The Friends of St. John’s and St. Barnabas would like to invite you to come along and join us for an afternoon of fun and fellowship, with Carols, a Fun Quiz, Raffle, and of course lots of festive fare. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a member of The Friends, everyone is welcome, from all our churches and beyond.

Tickets costing £5.00 are now available from

Brenda Moore (01202 267518) or Janet Bourne (01202 515498).  

All proceeds to church funds.