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 12 October 2019 

Coffee Morning & Village Market 

Saturday 2 November  
New this month is the Village Market. If you wish to sell or swap some home made jams, cakes, honey, marmalade, plants, flowers or even somBric-à-brac do come to the coffee morning & village market.  Bring your family and friends, meet your neighbours if you’ve yet to meet them and generally hear all the village gossip. There are always delicious cakes to go with the tea or coffee.  
Open to everyone and visitors.

Village Halloween Bingo. 31 October

Alton Talks

Alton Talks are a series of talks in aid of the Coronation Hall, the roof of All Saints Church and village arts promotions under Alton Arts. Any financial benefit from the talks will be shared between these three.  Tickets can be booked in advance and cost £8.50 per talk.  Children half price. Early booking is recommended. Licensed bar at all talksClick here for Alton Talks ticket order form and information. 

Last Alton Talks  Thursday November 7th
Michael Balston on “The Garden beyond the plant”.  

Saturday 9 November. Coronation Hall 7.30 pm

Hot Potato Syncopators 

The Funniest Jazziest Act In The Empire

Alton Arts are proud to present The Hot Potato Syncopators who are a comedy swing whoopee band featuring a brace of ukuleles, musical saw and tea-chest bass played by three eccentric gentlemen. Taking the world by storm since the end of the Second World War, playing your favourite tunes of the 1920s, 30s & 40s. Expect stage theatricals, acts of ear and eye defying balancing and pop guns. Tip top jazz.

Real Hot Potatos for sale - served during the interval 
Licensed bar. 
Booking Form. Click here to save £2.00 by paying and booking in advance for £10. 00   

Tickets £12.00  on the door   

Village Christmas Party. Sunday 8th December. 

Before the party all are welcome to come and join in informal candle-lit carol singing at All Saints Church at 6.30, (bring your own lantern)  returning to the Coronation Hall for the party at around 7.15. Collecting that evening for Wiltshire Air Ambulance


To Hire Coronation Hall email:
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