How the Peels said Goodbye to Hampton - a Centenary

To be presented by the Hampton-in-Arden Local History Group in the Fentham Hall at 7:30pm on Wed 6 Mar.

AGM followed by a talk on "Modern Planning Versus a Historical Village"

From Solihull MBC Draft Local Plan Review
From Solihull MBC Draft Local Plan Review

AGM followed by "Modern Planning Versus a Historical Village", an illustrated presentation by Mike Blomer, Chair of the Parish Council, on the major planning issues facing the village.

Village Quiz

2017 Quiz
2017 Quiz

Following the success of the 2017 Quiz, the Society will hold a Village Quiz again in 2018. Thanks all who took part last year, and we look forward to seeing a full Fentham Hall again this year!

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May Day Walk

Alan Morden and the May Day Walkers at the start of the 2017 May Day Walk
Alan Morden and the May Day Walkers at the start of the 2017 May Day Walk

Village Walk, led by Alan Morden, starting from the Church Hall car park at 4pm, and finishing at The White Lion.


Dogs welcome on the walk. Please clean up after your dog, and please keep your dog on the lead.

Triumphs and Scandal: 50 Years of the Hampton-in-Arden Society

Triumphs and Scandal will be presented by the Hampton-in-Arden Local History Group.

Local Policing

A talk on policy and resource issues by Solihull Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Bas Javid, with opportunity for questions and comment.


A talk on "West Midlands Combined Authority & UK Central" by Councillor Bob Sleigh, followed by AGM

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Hampton's Neighbourhood Plan ... what it means for the village and the Parish

Please come to the Arden Room in the Fentham Hall on Wed 6 Sep to hear John Doidge and Mike Blomer give a talk on the Neighbourhood Plan. The talk begins at 7:30pm; we hope to see lots of you there!

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Village Quiz

Many thanks to all who took part in Steve Whalley's Village Quiz 'with a local flavour', and congratulations to Blue Moon, the winning team.


Thanks also to Gaynor who kept score, and to everyone who worked hard to make the quiz possible. 

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May Day Walk

SGM followed by "HS2: what, when & how", a talk by Victoria Woodall

At a short Special General Meeting the new constitution was adopted.


Victoria Woodall then led a talk entitled "HS2: what, when & how" with John Doidge and Ken Blanch. HS2 Engagement Officers Susan Bridges and Tahir Ahmed also attended, and took many questions from the floor.

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"Changing Populations & Behaviour of Garden Birds" by David Grimshaw, followed by AGM

"The Changing Populations and Behaviour of our Garden Birds", a talk by David Grimshaw at 19:30 on Wed 2 Nov in the Arden Room, followed by the AGM.

Erithacus rubecula with cocked head

Caroline Spelman MP

Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP

A talk by the Rt Hon Caroline Spelman, MP for Meriden, at 19:30 in the Fentham Hall

50th Anniversary Summer Party

Entrance to The Arden Room at the Fentham Hall
Entrance to The Arden Room

The Society was formed in 1966 and we are celebrating with our 50th Anniversary Summer Party at 19:30 in the Arden Room.

May Day Walk 2016

Led by Alan Morden, starting from the Church Hall car park at 4pm, and finishing at The White Lion

Hampton countryside
Countryside around Hampton-in-Arden. Hopefully the sun will shine on us!
The Hall at the Church of St Mary and St Bartholomew in Hampton-in-Arden
Church Hall, Hampton-in-Arden
The White Lion, Hampton-in-Arden
The White Lion

"Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas", Dan Roberts, Thu 8 Sep 2016

Talk at 7:30pm in the Arden Room by Dan Roberts with examples of buildings from Lichfield. 

May Day Walk 2015