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A Churchfield Christmas

A Churchfield Christmas

It has been a very active few days in Churchfield culminating in our “Carols and Brass” event on Sunday 8th January. It was a pretty chilly Sunday morning, with some cold winds blowing across Churchfield and a few showers threatening to send us dashing for… Read more


The Cornets Shine

Some Festive Fun in Churchfield

What can be better in the run up to Christmas than the sounds of a local brass band playing carols for everyone to sing along to?  The answer is a local brass band playing carols for people to sing along to, with the added attraction… Read more


Skelmanthorpe Training Band

A Great Big Thank You!!

Our second ever “Picnic in the Park” took place on Sunday 15th September, and once again it was big success. It is clear that the young musicians from Skelmanthorpe Training Band, along with their teachers and conductor, really enjoy performing for us. Their enthusiasm and… Read more


And the band played on

Picnic in the Park – A Repeat Performance

  The Friends of Churchfield are delighted to announce that there will be a repeat of last year’s very popular Picnic in the Park. The picnic date has been set for Sunday 15th September, and will take place between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. Once again we have… Read more


Bat Walk – A Free Event

Bat Walk – A Free Event

  The Friends of Churchfield, with the help of Dave Wilde (Denby Dale Countryside Officer), are pleased to announce a free event for anyone interested in our night time wildlife. We shall be holding a Bat Walk, starting from Churchfields at 9.00pm on Friday 5th… Read more


Orchard Workday

Orchard Workday

It was a wonderful morning on the day we arranged to do our first major orchard maintenance of 2019. Following a visit by Ben Fenton from “The Orchard project” earlier in the month, our volunteers were all geared up and enthusiastic about carrying out the… Read more


First of the Many?

2019 Spring News – Looking to the future.

The first grass cutting of 2019 has been carried out, so that tells me we are well into Spring. There are lots of things happening and we have some exciting times to come through 2019. We have a new contractor to carry out the grass… Read more


Annual General Meeting 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019

It is that time of year when we once again look forward to our Annual General Meeting. The past year has been both challenging and rewarding, but we now need to look to the future. The AGM is your chance to put forward your views,… Read more


Now about the birds and the bees……

Now about the birds and the bees……

Well not so much about the bees, but about the flowers and plants that help to attract them. We have a couple of dates for your diary that are concerned with our birds and wildflowers (that’s where the bees come in). Both days will be… Read more


Skelmanthorpe Training Band in action

A Festive Extravaganza!

When Sunday morning came, we had some doubts about whether our “Carols with Cake” event would ever go ahead. The weather was looking very Bleak Mid-Winter (pardon the pun). There was a persistent drizzle and a blustery wind, which could have scuppered everything.  But all that changed… Read more



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