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Aedda’s Feast 30 June 2018

June 6, 2018
Please join us in the Orchard this year, 4.30 until late, 30 June. The event centres on long-table communal feasting for all villagers. plus fun activities into the evening. Entry is free and includes free meat, but please bring other food and drink to share. Wrapped around the feast,...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

Aedda’s Feast 8th July

April 14, 2017
For the second year in a row the weather stayed superb for the Adstock village camp out in the orchard, to be known for evermore as Aedda’s Feast – named after Adstocks original Anglo-Saxon resident. Villagers turned up in their droves to camp in Adstockistan and to enjoy some...read more

Salman Thanks You for His Orchard

February 7, 2017
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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

Adstocktoberfest 2016

July 24, 2016
Adstockistan’s first Adstocktoberfest held on 8th October was a roaring success and thanks goes to all that turned up to participate, have their concoctions judged and to give so generously to Afghanaid – the total raised was a huge £1,074! The day started after lunch with the cider press...read more

Adstockistan Camp-out

July 13, 2016
The 30th July saw an excellent turnout for the first family camp-out in Adstockistan. All families made a real effort with the Tents, but the family that drove 200 metres to the orchard in their camper van and simply parked up were never going to win the prize for...read more