All Saints – Bishopswood


Correspondents: Carol

Church Services

Sunday May 5th 11am, Sunday Praise following Big Breakfast at the Village Hall.

12th, 9.30am, Holy Communion

June 2nd, 11am Sunday Praise following on from Big Breakfast at The Village Hall.

The Big Sunday Breakfast at the Village Hall

Sunday 5th May / Sunday 2nd June

Served from 9.30am – 10.45am at the Village Hall

Brought to you by friends of Bishopswood Church – all working to raise funds for our beautiful local church. Come along, let us do the cooking and you will be helping to raise funds too!

Enjoy a delicious home cooked breakfast in good company and lovely surroundings! Choose from fruit juice, grapefruit, cereals, bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, beans, mushrooms, toast, pancakes and maple syrup, tea and coffee. Vegetarian options available. Still only £5.50 (£3 under 14’s). A short informal Sunday Praise service follows at 11am – please join us – you will be made very welcome!

Please Note – Change Of Date

At the time of going to press for
the April issue of the Border News, the date set for our Flower Festival this year was decided for May
25th bank holiday weekend. Since then however, this date has been CANCELLED and the Flower Festival will now go ahead in September as part of our Harvest Celebrations. More details will follow in the coming months.


Instead, there will be a summer’s evening concert on Saturday 25th May held by Coleford Community Choir at Bishopswood Village Hall from 7.30 – 9.30pm.

Doors open from 7pm – £5 entry
– The bar and light refreshments will be available. Raising funds for Bishopswood Church.

Future Date for your Diary – Annual Galloping Gourmet Event – Sunday 21st July

The Bishopswood Lunch Club
– Wednesday 8th May. Lunch is served at 12noon. Just £7pp for a delicious 2 course meal. Bring your friends – or come along and meet up with a friendly group of people for a lovely lunch and a ‘natter’. To book telephone Ann on 01989 563068. Booking must be made before Friday 3rd May.

Bishopswood Village Hall AGM

Thursday 23rd May – 7.30pm. Come along and join us – find out more about your Village Hall – Bar open!

Future Date for your diary Sunday 9th June – Summer Community Lunch

Bishopswood WI The next WI meeting will be held on Friday 10th May at 2pm in Bishopswood Village Hall. Julia and Malcolm will be hosting one of their popular quizzes. New members always welcome – we gained two new members last month so don’t be shy!

Bishopswood Village Newsletter

has been running for a couple of months now and is being received by many via a monthly email Would you like to know more about Music and Songwhat is happening in and around with the Coleford Community Choir Bishopswood, read more local On Saturday 25th May information? Or if you have anything 7:30—9:30pm at the interesting to contribute and share Bishopswood Village Hall with your local community we would love to hear from you.

Bar and light refreshments available

£5 ticket at the door

You can get in touch either by email,

In aid of Bishopswood Church

or through the contact form: both are

on the website.


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