Austwick Church Afternoon Fellowship

Afternoon Fellowship: Everybody’s Welcome – Austwick Parish Hall, Wednesdays, 2.00 – 3.30pm

The Afternoon Fellowship is a monthly meeting held at Austwick Parish Hall and open to everybody in our surrounding area. Each meeting features a guest speaker on a topic of interest, followed by a time for conversation with refreshments.Theres no charge for admission: a voluntary collection of £1 at each meeting helps to support our running costs.Everybody is welcome – come along; bring a friend; meet new friends!

More information from our Churches Weekly Newsletters or from our Secretary Catherine Menday, 01524 251787,

Everybody’s welcome to these 2023 Meetings, each at 2.00pm

Wednesday January 25th Jilly Hazeldine: My world of lettering

Wednesday February 22nd Heather Lane: The Folly in Settle – past, present and future

Wednesday March 22nd Pippa Foulds: The art of embroidery

Wednesday April 26th Philip Farrer: Our local environment and ecology

Wednesday May 31st Roland Fudge: Music in my life

Wednesday June 28th Ralph Court: Hidden treasures of Jordan

Wednesday July 26th Di Millen: Marvellous metal clay – a voyage of discovery

Wednesday August 23rd Tracey Heseltine: Green living

Wednesday September 27th Elaine Beresford: Life in verse

Wednesday October 25th Graham Cleverley: Naked Ladies in Lawkland Moss. Also our AGM

Wednesday November 22nd Alex Pilkington: The mountain bothy

Wednesday December 13th Revd Julie Clarkson: Life in Sri Lanka

We are also planning for 2023:

June (Date to be confirmed) A Garden Party at the Knoll with kind permission from Pip and Alec Rigby

October (Date to be confirmed) A coach trip to a cathedral town


All meetings take place at 1:30pm in the Parish Hall unless otherwise stated above.
A voluntary contribution of £1 at each meeting helps to support the hire of the hall and also Afternoon Fellowship funds.

All welcome!

Austwick Church Fellowship Group

Diary of events for 2018

DATE                                                     SPEAKER

Wed 24th January                             Hidden France

Speakers: Judy and Chris Leeming

Wed 28th February                          The pleasure of drawing

Speaker: Sue Parker

Wed 28th March                               A guest speaker to be announced

Wed 25th April                                  Rural Rumania

Speaker: Michael Southworth

Wed 23rd May                                   I hear sweet music

With Rowland Fudge in Clapham Church

Wed 27th June @2pm                    Garden party at Beck House

With kind permission of Gwen and Graham

Wed 25th July                                    Iran: Shiraz to Tehran by bike and bus

Speaker: Alec Rigby

Wed 22nd August                              A visit to Durham Cathedral

Wed 26th September                     Garden visit to Holehird Gardens

Refreshments at Hayes Garden Centre

Wed 24th October                            AGM followed by Man, Money and Worship in Clapham

Speaker: Ken Pierce

Wed 28th November                      Guide Dogs for the Blind

Speaker: Dave Herbert

Wed 12th Dec                                     Christmas Celebrations

The Afternoon Fellowship published two booklets;

We had lovely shops in the village and We had a wonderful childhood, both written by Lindsey Smith.

The project was funded by a Grassroots Grant.

Both books may be purchased at our meetings or at the village shop.

We had lovely shops in the village