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Adstockistan 2019

August 31, 2019
This year’s Adstocktoberfest, made a fantastic £3000 for Afghanaid, despite the fact that it was probably our soggiest event so far. Thank you so much to those who came along with apples for cider making and juicing and to all the helpers under the supervision of Nick Kelly who...read more

Aedda’s Feast 2019

June 27, 2019
With games for all ages and a film in the dark hour for the children, Aedda’s feast was well attended despite lots of other things going on locally. The addition of various pub games like a coconut shy, Aunt Sally and deck quoits gave the feast and extra element,...read more

Campfire Songs

April 2, 2019
On 27 April 2019, the Adstock Singers hosted their first soiree al fresco in the orchard. Due to the 40 Kn winds in the early part of the evening, the majority of the talent was shown off in one of Adstockistan’s new shelters. There were some excellent turns from...read more

Wassail 2019

February 21, 2019
A few hardy souls braved a cold Northeasterly wind for the 2019 Adstockistan wassail (as well as pagan Ros’s bithrday), but numbers were down due to a bout of flu and possibly the thought of standing around a bleak orchard in a biting wind. For those that made it,...read more

Remembrance Sunday 2018

November 12, 2018
After the traditional Remembrance Day Church service, many villagers walked up to Adstockistan to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that brought an end to the slaughter of World War 1. The orchard’s fire bowl was used as a beacon and a simple BBQ meal was served. Thank...read more

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