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                                        Frampton Village Society

Frampton Village Society is open to anyone who agrees with its aims:

  • To protect, maintain and improve the Village environment for the good of the community at large and in co-operation with other organisations
  • To offer members a range of suitable events and activities which are consistent and complementary to this.   

Meetings are normally held on the fourth Friday of the month at Frampton Village Hall starting at 7.30 pm.

For any further information, please contact:



Kelvin Broad

 01452 740775



Vice Chairman

Keith Roberts

01452 740498




Paul Bradly

01452 742184




Keith Roberts

01452 740498




Normally on the fourth Friday of the month at Frampton Village Hall starting at 7.30 pm

26th January

Virginia and David Adsett


The Fab 50s

Virginia and David will take us on a Nostalgic trip back to the 50s.

23rd February


Peter Berry

Zimbabwe Steam Safari

A grand tour of this wonderful country including game drives, local people and, of course, Victoria Falls


23rd March

Gwilym Davies

Percy Grainger Folk Song Collecting in Gloucestershire

Composer arranger and pianist, Percy Grainger played a prominent roll in the revival of British Folk Music


27th April

Lorraine Parsloe

Only Fools and Corsets

The experiences of a TV extra - from Casualty to Pride and Prejudice

18th May


Woodchester Team

Woodchester Mansion

The Mansion and its History

22nd June


Dame Janet Trotter

Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

Dame Janet on her roll as Lord Lieutenant and her life experiences in support of her work

Date to be confirmed


Frampton Scarecrow Festival

Annual Festival of the Scarecrow

In conjunction with Framptons Hidden Gardens Event

For all to join in.

17th August


Visit to Woodchester Mansion

Followed by a meal at local hostelry

28th September

Shaun McCormack


The Queens Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard

The creation, recruitment, state of dress and duties of the guard

26th October



    AGM and presentation of the Bill Wood Memorial Trophy

23rd November


John Putley


Get `Orf Moy Land

A history of Farming in Gloucestershire pre-history to WW1

1st December

At 7.00 pm


Christmas Dinner

Village Society Christmas Dinner -

another festive evening with, hopefully all the usual joviality

A.G.M. 2017

The Village Society Annual General Meeting was held on the 27th October. The Meeting, which was well attended, took a brief look back at the activities and successes of the past year as well as looking forward to the coming year’s Programme, which was formally published on the evening.

Records from the Treasurer highlighted a healthy and thriving Society with a steady membership of around 100.

All of the 2017 Committee members were returned for another year with an open invitation from the Chairman for others to join at any time. The Chairman expressed his appreciation to all of the Committee members who had, over the past year, made significant and active contributions to the running of the Society and its events. A special appreciation was also expressed for all the ‘behind the scenes’ people who have quietly made things happen.

The Bill Wood Memorial Shield Presentation (which followed the V.S. A.G.M.)

The Bill Wood Memorial shield is awarded to ‘an individual or couple who have made a significant contribution to the Community’. This year the event was hosted by Frampton Community Association and the shield was presented by Derek Barnes on their behalf, to Daphne Gardner. The award was made in recognition of all the work that Daphne has put into the village over very many years. Daphne is well known for her 20 year Chairmanship of the Community Association but in addition to this she has initiated or supported numerous other clubs and organisations including being a long standing Committee Member of our own Village Society.

Daphne was presented on the evening with a personal commemorative Certificate and the Bill Wood shield which will remain on permanent display in the Village Hall.


08 Daphne  Glennie (002)
01 Daphne_Derek (002)
07 Daphne Shield (002)

Scarecrow Display  2018

As_the_Crow_Flies copy
Balloonie copy
Bone_Apart copy
Branch copy
Fred_the_Builder copy
Mower_Crow copy
Mrs_Masseys copy
Paddy_Leprecrow copy
Re-cycling_Man copy
Scaregeant_Major_Crow copy
Senor_Scarecrow copy
Spring_Queen copy
The_Couple_of_the_Green copy
The_Last_Straw copy
The_Thirsty_Bricklayer copy
Wallace_and_Gromit copy
We'll_Meet_Again copy
Where's_Wally copy