Overbury Blog

Yew Tree Pub, Conderton - Double Award Winners

Yew Tree Pub, Conderton - Double Award Winners

  • 6 Jan 2012
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

Congratulations to the Yew Tree Pub! The Yew Tree pub at Conderton has been awarded two prizes at the annual Wadworth awards ceremony. The prizes were Retailer of the Year and Tenant of the Year Awards. Dale Allison, was extremely thrilled to hear the news and it is a great reflection of his hard work and effort that he has put in to the Yew...


Overbury Village Hall New Doors

Overbury Village Hall New Doors

  • 14 Nov 2011
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

Can you tell us how many pieces of wood you think were used to build these doors? The village hall has had some smart new wooden doors to replace the old doors, which had stood the test of time there since 1896! See our before and after pictures below to see what a difference it has made! Simon and Alan in our joinery department made the...


Overbury Estate Joinery - launching our supply and fit service

Overbury Estate Joinery - launching our supply and fit service

  • 19 Apr 2011
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

The Overbury Estate Joinery Department make beautiful bespoke woodwork for all our buildings including houses, cottages, offices and farm buildings. We are delighted to announce that our father and son team; Alan and Simon Whitaker are now branching out with a supply and fit joinery service for third parties. Just take a look around the...


Introducing The Overbury Stallions 2011

Introducing The Overbury Stallions 2011

  • 31 Jan 2011
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

This is the first in a series of blogs introducing Overbury Estate based businesses and what they do:- Following a long standing tradition of a stud farm here at Overbury, Simon Sweeting and his family (who also own and operate Conduit Stud) have leased the Overbury Stud since the year 2000, launching the very successful Overbury Stallions Ltd...


Alexandra Churchill's Christmas Show and Sale

Alexandra Churchill's Christmas Show and Sale

  • 3 Dec 2010
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

Alexandra Churchill invites you to her Christmas Show and Sale at home in Overbury. The new studio will be open on Sat 4th & Sun 5th Dec and also on Sat 11th & Sun 12th Dec between the hours of 11am and 4pm. Guest artists: Danek Piechowiak (custom engraved glass), Fiona Cameron (hand made silver jewellery) and Toff Milway (renowned...


Welcome back to Alexandra Churchill

Welcome back to Alexandra Churchill

  • 23 Aug 2010
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

We are delighted to welcome the renowned artist, Alexandra Churchill, who has recently re-located her studio back from Chipping Campden to Overbury, although she has lived in the village for many years. Alexandra has a passion for painting horses, dogs and hare and gets much inspiration from the village and surrounding fields and countryside....


Farm and Estate Tour by the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Farm and Estate Tour by the Royal Agricultural Society of England

  • 27 May 2010
  • Local Events, Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

There was a full turnout of pupils and parents when the children of Overbury C of E First School crowned their May Queen on the last day of term last Friday, 28th May. They led a procession from the School for their annual Maypole Dancing in the courtyard at Overbury Court. Grasshoppers Nursery School came along to watch. We were very honoured...


Our Apprentice of Distinction

Our Apprentice of Distinction

  • 7 May 2010
  • Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

Well done to our Apprentice Joiner, Simon Whitaker, who recently achieved a Distinction in his end of year theory exams at Gloucestershire College. Simon is currently in the 2nd year of a Carpentry and Joinery NVQ having commenced an Apprenticeship Programme with the college in 2008. Simon works alongside his father, Alun Whitaker, in our...