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The Parish of Guarlford

Notice Board - last updated 18th Sep 2015



Saturday 26th September 2015

Coffee Morning

In aid of Macmillan cancer support
Venue: Poolbrook Village Hall
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Organised by Guarlford WI member Di Rivers
Do come along

Poolbrook Village Hall also known as 'The Old Foley Institute' is next to the Three Horseshoes pub
Friday 2nd October 2015

Fun Quiz Evening

In aid of Guarlford WI

Venue: Guarlford Village Hall

Time: 7 pm

Tickets 8 each (in advance please) to include supper of homemade soup and delicious WI puddings. All welcome.

For further information please email

Advance notice:

4th October 2015

Harvest Festival

The Harvest Festival Service this year will be at Guarlford Church on 4th October 2015 commencing at 11.00 am.

Gifts of tinned or packaged food for the Malvern Food Bank would be very welcome as well as donations towards the funding of a teacher at Masasi.

It has been suggested that after the service and if there is sufficient interest we could meet at The Green Dragon for a Harvest Lunch.  Further details should be available shortly in both Guarlford and Madresfield churches. For more information please contact either Elizabeth Tidball, Val Levick or Don Hill.

Sunday afternoons

Band concerts in Priory Park

Place: Priory Park, Great Malvern

Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Entrance: Free

Click for programme

Band in Priory Park

Sponsored by Malvern Town Council

Monday 28th September 2015

Children's Service

Teddiy bearsMadresfield Church

2:15 to 2:45 pm

All pre-school children, parents and carers are invited to join us at the Children's Service.


Theme: Harvest


Do come along, sit on the carpet, sing songs and listen to a story.

15th October 2015

The Grapevine Magazine

The deadline for articles and advertisements for the November edition of The "Grapevine" is 15th October 2015.

Please note - contributions received by the editor after the deadline will not be included.

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Published in 2015

Malvern in the Great War 1915

Front cover of Malvern in the Great War 1915Malvern Museum has published the second volume of stories of the Great War which appeared in local newspapers; this one covers the year 1915.

Copies are available to purchase from Malvern Museum by the Abbey Gateway, and the Malvern Book Coop in St Ann's Road.

Price at the museum 4.50

Please do support Malvern Museum and buy a copy as unless there are sufficient sales there may be insufficient funds to pay for publication of the next volume planned for 2016.

Book now

Guarlford Village Hall

Guarlford village hallGuarlford Village Hall can be hired at very reasonable rates. Situated in an old malthouse it has been a village hall since 1922 and a registered charity since 1949, all achieved by Guarlford residents from the past.

It has an attractive function room with exposed beams which give it a character all its own

The kitchen has a good supply of crockery and because the function room is on the first floor there is a stair lift for the disabled.

There are ceiling and wall heaters to keep the function room warm in the cold winter months.

If you would like to know more then please contact either:

  • The Booking Secretary:
  • Mrs Margaretha Bruce-Morgan - Tel: 01684 564211
  •  or The Hall Committee Chairman:
  • Don Hill - Tel: 01684 563667

Please note, due to damage caused at a recent event, bookings are unlikely to be accepted for 'teenage parties'.

Every third Saturday

Worcestershire Farmers' Market

Venue: Abbey Gateway, Great Malvern

Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Usually every third Saturday website

Farmer's market


Mobile library service discontinued

Due to cutbacks the number of mobile library vans has been reduced from four to one, and the mobile library will no longer stop at Guarlford and Madresfield from 31st January 2015.

There will still be a service to Newland, Hanley Swan and Callow End


Book Sales

Copies of 'The Guarlford Scene' and ''The Guarlford Story' are on sale at The Malvern Book Cooperative in St Ann's Road and Grange Farm Nursery. Copies are also available direct from the authors. Very few copies of the Guarlford story now remain for sale.

Were you in one of the neighbourhood group photos? Is your family pictured in the book? Can you help identify some of the missing names in the photographs?

Click here for more details about 'The Guarlford Scene'


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