Alton Parish village website

This is the Website of Alton Parish Council, comprising the three villages of Alton Barnes, Alton Priors and Honeystreet.   This website last updated 23 May 2019 

Barge Inn Honeystreet reopens Friday 24 May

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Saturday 1 June.  Coffee Morning.
Do come along, bring your family and friends,  and meet your neighbours, make friends with new neighbours and generally hear all the village gossip. There are always delicious cakes and things to eat.  Open to everyone and visitors are especially welcome.

Friday 14 June 
Lime-wash Working Party -  
All Saints’ Alton PriorsJune 2pm-6pm

Come and join experts from the Churches Conservation Trust to discover the ancient art of lime. Traditionally used for plastering, rendering, filling and finishing, lime is still the material of choice today. Your help to lime-wash some of the interior of the church will be very much appreciated.

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A new Treasurer for our Parish Council. Our wonderfully efficient Treasurer, Debby, is unfortunately moving on. If anyone with basic accountancy skills might be willing to volunteer a few hours work a month we would love to hear from them. Ring Charles Reiss on 07803 853459.s.
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! Past and present intertwine as a pregnant Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is busy re-launching her mother’s taverna while husband Sky is away in New York.  Flashbacks transport us back in time to learn how the Dynamos came into being and how Donna (Lily James) met Sophie’s three putative fathers.
“It’s down to cannily cast diva Cher, playing Sophie’s maternal grandmother Ruby Sheridan, to really raise the roof as she does singing Fernando in duet with her lost love (played by Andy Garcia). The moment white-wigged Cher steps out of her helicopter on the jetty in that sparkling, sun-drenched bay, she owns the movie hook, line and sinker and virtually nothing else exists. Or at least until Meryl Streep appears singing My Love, My Life in that famous cliff-top church and instantly reduces the audience to floods of tears. In a replica of The Winner Takes It All showstopper in Mamma Mia!, it’s a stunningly bravura moment that will live long in the memory.”  Radio Times
“To sum it up in one easy sentence: if you loved the first film, you’ll certainly adore this one.”  The Upcoming