News

Adstocktoberfest 2018

August 19, 2018
Adstocktoberfest grows and grows and is measurable by the amount raised – this year £2535 for Afghanaid, £700 up on last year! Thank you so much to all who came and supported and a huge thanks to all who helped with all food, games, drinks, shooting, stalls, shops, setting...read more

Aedda’s Feast 30 June 2018

June 6, 2018
Again the weather was on our side for the the second Aedda’s Feast, and a good amount of revellers managed to make a grand total of £510 for Afghanaid – a teriffic result. Thanks must go in the main to Richard Inman who organised the event again and put...read more

Forces Fitness Farm Press-up Challenge

May 21, 2018
While Celebrities and dignitaries were enjoying a balmy day in Windsor watching Harry and Meghan tie the knot, the members of Adstockistan’s Forces Fitness Farm (FFF) were attempting a gruelling press-up challenge in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). In conjunction with a tea and cake stall for...read more

Forces Fitness Farm

May 14, 2018
Forces Fitness Farm has been running for approximately a year now, headed by Michael Heason, an ex-army physical training instructor. Sessions take place on Tuesdays starting at 1900. During the hotter months the orchard is used, but during the darker months and when the weather is too bad, one...read more

Wassail 2018

January 15, 2018
Adstockistan celebrated it’s third Wassail almost without a hitch. The weather was reasonable, dusk happened at the right time, none of the disciple flares were blown out apart from Judas who stayed extinguished as he should have. Unfortunately after 3 years, Vicar Ros (or High Priestess of the Orchard...read more

Adstocktoberfest 2017

August 23, 2017
The 2017 Adstocktoberfest was a roaring success, raising £1720 for Afghanaid’s vital projects for the poorest families in the remotest parts of Afghanistan. The day started at 1000 with a steady flow of apples coming in from the neighbourhood for Nick Kelly and his team to transform into cider...read more

Wassailing 2017

January 11, 2017
A fantastic attendance again for Adstockistan’s 2nd Wassail despite a windy and somewhat gloomy evening. It was great to see the Owlswick Morris side once again and this years celebration was boosted by the wonderful voices of the Adstock Singers led by Lucy Bignall. Ros the High Priestess of...read more

Spring has sprung

March 9, 2016
Spring has sprung (apparently) and all the trees have either blossomed or are at least budding, which is great news.  A couple of the trees, however, have been a touch deer nibbled and are therefore are a little bit stunted.  We will see how they fare over the summer; they...read more

Orchard Update – picnics, mud & cider

February 16, 2016
Queen’s birthday – The Village Hall Committee are organising a celebratory Picnic to commemorate the Queen’s Birthday on 13th June. Mud hut building -The intention is to build a cob hut in the space in the middle of the orchard, to be used for shelter and storage.  Drainage will...read more