Twyford is a village near Winchester in Hampshire within the western boundary of the South Downs National Park. According to our Wikipedia entry, mentions of Twyford were recorded as early as 963. Twyford is within the boundaries of Winchester City Council, and of course Hampshire County Council, as well as being under the South Downs National Park Authority.
Events in Twyford
The village has a number of community facilities as well as shops and pubs. The Parish Hall is the venue for a number of groups (see below) and is also available for hire. Hunter Park, owned and run by the Parish Council, has a pavilion with a community room (and kitchen) that is available for hire; a cricket pitch and football pitch also bookable via the Parish Clerk, as well as tennis courts and playground; besides being a favourite for local dog walkers.
The Parish Council also own Berry Meadow and the Watermeadows adjacent to the River Itchen, both open to the public – with educational visits available on request.
The Twyford Social Club is a member-run club in Queen Street with a large function room that is available for hire.
St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary’s seeks to be a living Christian presence at the heart of the community, providing a vibrant place of worship, spiritual hope and peace, where God’s love can be shared with all. Details of the work of the church, clergy and services can be found HERE
The present church was dedicated in 1878 and remodelled in 1996 to include church rooms, toilets and kitchen facilities. The original Walker organ was recently rebuilt details of which can be found at www.twyford-organ.com .
The church has close ties with the local primary school Twyford St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School, including some foundation governors elected by the Parochial Church Council.
Education & Children’s groups
Twyford is home to Twyfords St Mary’s C of E Primary School and the independent Twyford School. For younger children there is also the Twyford Playgroup, and for accompanied babies and toddlers there is the Twyford Tots group that meets 10-12 on Wednesdays at the village hall.
Do you know of a website that would be helpful to Twyford residents? Email the Parish Clerk firstname.lastname@example.org …
|Clubs, Groups &Societies||To list any organisation, club, group or society operating in Twyford, Hampshire or the immediate vicinity send details (up to 25 words) to the Parish Clerk. If you have found a link that doesn’t work or needs updating, then please email the Parish Clerk email@example.com .|
|Air Training Corp||Parade: Tuesdays & Fridays 19:00-21:30 at Woodside Avenue, Eastleigh. Contact: Flt Lt Dave Barker Tel: 01264 771006, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.1216eastleighsqn.org.uk|
|Badminton Club – Tuesday||Meets Tuesday evening 7.45 in the Parish Hall. Contact Paul Tel: 01962 854176|
|Badminton Club – Thursday||Badminton Club – Thursday. Meets Thursday evening at 8:15pm in the Parish Hall. Contact Penny Harvey Tel: 01962 777381.|
|Barn Dance caller||Nigel Close Tel: 01962 714220|
|Brownies||Parish Hall on Mondays 5.00 to 6.30pm. Contact the Brownie Leader Jo Payne Tel: 01962 712330
(Rainbows Wed 5.30 to 6.30pm).
|Childrens’ Church||Held in the Church Rooms, third Sunday of the month during 9.30 service. Contact Nicky Compton Tel: 01962 714821|
|Elders Club||Meetings for over 60s held fortnightly on a Wednesday in the Parish Hall (Gilbert Room) 2 to 4pm, see the Parish Magazine for the next date. Contact Jean Unsworth Tel: 01962 712840|
|Graze Festival||Graze Festival – Hampshire’s finest music & food festival, held in Twyford in August, raising funds for great local groups & charities. See http://www.grazefestival.com|
|Guides||Twyford Parish Hall on Thursdays 6.15 – 7.45. Contact the Guide Leader, Vicky Feldwick Tel: 07709 035149|
|Naomi House – Recycling||Empty printer cartridges, old mobile phones, used stamps (any country including UK) and foreign coins. Call Carole Settatree on Tel: 01962 712722 for further information.|
|Parish Magazine||Articles, event notices, Theo Johnson Tel: 01962 713734 email@example.com.
Subscriptions: Diane Oram Tel: 01962 713324
|St Mary’s Church||Church of England. Services and contact information at http://www.tomccparishes.org.uk/|
|Sports and Social Club||Twyford Social Club, Queen Street, Twyford, Winchester, SO21 1QG
Tel: 01962 715260
|Tennis Association||Hunter Park Tennis Courts Association HPTCA, contact Chris Williams Tel: 02380 267257, Treasurer Joe Marshall Tel: 01962 714587, www.hunterparktennis.co.uk
|Traidcraft||Fair traded foods – contact Val Little Tel: 01962 712456|
|Twyford C of E Primary School||Headteacher: Ms Louise Chapman Tel: 01962 713358 Web: www.twyford-pri.hants.sch.uk|
|Twyford Cricket Club||Web: www.twyfordcricketclub.co.uk|
|Twyford Lawn Tennis Club||Club Entrance: Roman Road, Twyford Tel: 01962 855265. Contacts are Bowls Secretary, Annie Westcott, Tel: 02380 614698; www.twyfordbowlsclub-hants.org Tennis Secretary, Dick Moulds, Tel: 01489 583134. Meet from April to September.|
|Twyford Good Neighbours||Welfare and transport mainly for older members of the community – enquiries Jo Francis Tel: 01962 713033. Village Lunch – see the list on the Post Office counter.|
|Twyford Playgroup||A quality setting in the heart of the village, serving Twyford for over 40 years. Tel: 07876 795624. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.twyfordplaygroup.co.uk.|
|Twyford Preparatory School||Headmaster Dr Steve Bailey Tel: 01962 712269|
|Twyford Methodist Chapel||The Drove Queen Street, every Sunday at 3pm|
|Twyford Rovers Football Club||Play Sunday morning, Adult football affiliated to Winchester & District League. Sec’y Simon Fielder Tel: 02380 266227|
|Twyford Singers (Hampshire)||SATB non-auditioned choir with 80 members. Conductor Derek Beck. Rehearsals 7.30 – 9.30pm Tuesdays Sept to May in Shawford Parish Hall. Membership Secretary: Annie Gibbered Tel: 01962 713630. Web: http://www.twyford-singers-hampshire.org.uk|
|Twyford Tots||A parent run baby and toddler group. Twyford Parish Hall 9.30 to 11.30 every Wednesday in term time. Website: www.twyfordtots.co.uk Email: email@example.com.
|Twyford Waterworks Trust||Restoring and maintaining the unique Edwardian pumping station and water softening plant. See https://www.twyfordwaterworks.co.uk for Open Days and other information|
|Twyford Twinning Assoc||Contact Angela Forder-Stent Tel: 01962 712443 or Jane Belgic Tel: Tel: 01962 712720|
|Twyford WI||Meets on the second Monday of each month (except August) at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. President Christine Hill Tel: 01962 713601. Follow us on our web site http://hampshirewi.org.uk/wi-page/twyford-wi/|
|WI – Disparate Housewives||Meet in the Parish Hall every third Wednesday of the month at 8.00pm.
Visit www.disparatehousewiveswi.co.uk for more information.
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|Business Section||To list any business trading in Twyford, Hampshire or the immediate vicinity send details (up to 25 words) to the Parish Clerk as above.
The Hampshire Trading Standards Service have details of over 400 approved firms in 150 different trade categories on their website www.buywithconfidence.info
|2nd Edition Disco||Providing a musical addition to your function. Weddings, Birthday and theme nights. Reasonable rates and reliable service. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|50+ Fit4Fun||NEW low impact class focusing on core strength, toning, fitness and fun! Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am in Twyford Parish Hall. To attend please call Tracy on 07896 120 099.|
|Abbeyfield||Winchester Society at Orchard Close, Bourne Lane, Twyford – where older people find care in housing. Website email@example.com|
|Anthea’s Kitchen:||Delicious fork and finger buffets for weddings, parties, christenings, funerals, business lunches. Established in Twyford for 5 years. Menus available on request. Contact Anthea Plowman Tel: 01962 713459 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Architectural Consultants||Planning and design for new properties and extensions. Contact: Geoffrey Potter of Sunstone Design Tel: 01962 713873 or 07791 053939 email: email@example.com|
|Artist||Mark Flemons Tel: 01962 712087Aunty M’s WalkiesProfessional dog walker/pet sitting service. All dogs catered for, young and old. Diploma in canine psychology/qualified canine first aider. Pet business insured. Special rates for OAPs. Call today on 01962 711029 or 07720 347825.|
|Bed and Breakfast||Orchard House, Twyford – see www.orchardhousetwyford.co.uk for details|
|Bed and Breakfast||Email firstname.lastname@example.org and see www.winchesterholidayhomes.co.uk Tel. 01962 712921|
|Brian Weston||School of Motoring, Tel: 01962 714210|
|Carpenter||John Eaton Tel: 01962 712652|
|Charms Furnishings Upholstery||Re-Upholstery of traditional and contemporary furniture; professional upholsterer with over 40 years experience. Contact Gary Rooke at email@example.com or 07891 849745 or 01962 808335|
|Clare’s Cuisine||We are a home cookery school based in Colden Common and provide courses, individual tuition & childrens’ classes. www.homecookerycourse.co.uk Tel: 07553 811971|
|C&D Trees||Professional and friendly tree surgeons who will undertake all aspects of tree and hedge care to a high standard. For a free no-obligation quotation contact Nick or Simon on 01962 877108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Also visit www.cdtrees.co.uk|
|Charms Furnishings Upholstery||Re-Upholstery of traditional and contemporary furniture; professional upholsterer with over 40 years experience. Visit http://www.charmsupholstery.co.uk or contact Gary Rooke at email@example.com or on 07891 849745.|
|Domestic Appliance Repairs||Peter Bray Tel: 01962 714224|
|Electrician||Simon Davidson Electrics. NICEIC Domestic Installer. No job too small. Tel: 07979 354887 www.simondavidson.co.uk|
|Equine Body Worker||Ruth Mawer. Equine Therapist. “Feel the difference” www.horse-sports-massage.co.uk Tel: 07885 308515|
|Flowers||Flowers by Jane Reidy – creative and personal flowers for weddings, parties, funerals or any occasion – www.flowersbyjanereidy.co.uk or call 01962 712634|
|Gardener||Call Ralph Scaiff on 01962 712017|
|G.H.A.V. Ltd||Audio Visual Consultants and Technical Support for Conferences and Events. Tel: 01962 713601 Fax: 01962 711493, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hand Made Productions||Tel: 01962 715725 www.handmadeproductions.co.uk|
|Hare Farm||We supply fresh farm eggs at the gate. Pet Chickens also fertile eggs for incubation. We can hire you an incubator. See http://www.hare.farm for more information.|
|Healing by Rainbow||Healing by Rainbow: Hare FarmWe supply fresh farm eggs at the gate. Pet Chickens also fertile eggs for incubation. We can hire you an incubator. See www.harefarmsmallholding.co.uk for more information.|
|Hunter Park||Park and Pottinger Pavilion, bookings Parish Clerk Tel: 07443 598464|
|Independent Financial Adviser||Grange Financial Planning Ltd., Grange Cottage, Morestead, SO21 1NB. Tel: 01962 676104|
|Italian Wine Club||Selected Italian wines from artisan producers. www.italianwineclub.org.uk Tel: 0845 6860246 or 01962 717390|
|IT Support||Gerry Ball IT Support – Friendly and professional IT support for individuals and small businesses. Established 2003. Tel: 01962 712674 Mob. 07900 845814|
|Karate Club||Children 5 to 13 years every Thursday evening 6.30 – 7.30 pm at Colden Common Community Centre. Classes also for 5 to 11 years and over 12s at Durley. Details Ken Skene Tel: 07711 317834|
|Mobile Library||Visits the Phoenix car park, Old Fire Station and Northfields. Go to http://maps.hants.gov.uk/mobilelibrariesgis for days and times.|
|Party Food||If you would like beautiful, delicious, homemade, titbits and canapes for your party, phone Jane for menus and prices on 01962 711254 or email: email@example.com|
|Personal Trainer||Personal Training home visits in Winchester and surrounding area. Call Ian Debnam 07581 235747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pet Sitting – Twyford Petcare||Pet sitting visits in your own home: one offs, holiday cover, regular visits. Insured, reliable, local vet registered service – references available. Call Alix 01962 711552 or email email@example.com|
|Physiotherapy||The Twyford Clinic Premiership Specialist for back and neck pains, sports injuries, shoulder problems, knee pains. All injuries and all ages can be treated with a professional skilled physio who specialises in manual therapy and specific self treatment programmes. Call 01962 714 979. www.thetwyfordclinic.co.uk|
|Phoenix Inn||Contact Paul Mundy, Tel: 01962 713322 www.thephoenixinn.co.uk|
|Pilates||Pilates Mondays 12.00 Parish Hall, Andy Tel: 07920 282502
Pilates Tuesdays 9.30 Parish Hall, Clare Tel: 07966 534864
|Police station||Meon Valley Police Station, Hoe Road, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1DS – Tel: 0845 0454545 or 101|
|Post Office and Stores||Contact 01962 712168|
|Revilo||Oliver Gray www.revilolang.com|
|Roger Walker Travel||ABTA registered 01962 713330 www.rogerwalkertravel.com|
|Raymonde Hair Styling||Tel: 01962 715714|
|Self Catering Holiday Lets||Email firstname.lastname@example.org and see www.winchesterholidayhomes.co.uk Tel: 01962 712921.|
|Sentry Self Storage||Self storage units at Shawford – http://www.sentryselfstorage.co.uk/winchester.htm Tel : 02380 442600 Fax: 02380 449199. Email: email@example.com|
|Spanish/English Translations||Experienced translator / interpreter available for any type of document needed. Email: Susansueldo@gmail.com|
|Tai Chi and Qigong||Beginners’ classes, Fridays 11-12 at Social Club. Phone 02380 651223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|The Lot||Marketing Communications: Christopher Newberry, 01962 712858: email: email@example.com. Photo Restoration Service. Bring back cherished memories.|
|Tree Care||Professional personal tree care service based in Compton. We are fully equipped, insured and qualified. Contact Blake Davis for a free written quotation. 07737 617 963 or 01962 711745 also see our web site www.davistreecare.co.uk|
|Tutoring||Experienced Classics, History and English specialist, currently teaching up to CE and scholarship level, available for tutoring in school holidays. Contact Edward Gilsenan firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07874 935593|
|Twyford Cars||Airport, local or longer transport – Andy Spencer 01962 712238 or 07787 538729. For details of our services and rates visit our web site www.twyfordcars.co.uk|
|Twyford Social Club||Queen St, Twyford, available for hire, functions, club bar prices, skittle alley, cold buffet available, Enquiries: Enquires: Clare and Derek Maskell 02380 692342 or email@example.com|
|Twyford Surgery||Appointments Tel: 01962 712906|
|Patient Participation Group||Angela Forder-Stent Tel: 01962 712443|
|Upholstery||A. Neil Tel: 01962 714129|
|Will Consultant||Tony Wolstenholme Tel: 01962 712544|
|Yoga||Yoga Mondays Parish Hall 9.15 Jo 712492 07984 780515
Yoga Mondays and Thursdays 7.00 The Chapel Lucie 07716 096504
|NEW Zumba Gold||Fridays Parish Hall 1.15 – 2.30 Ann Huntm Tel: 07801 440041|