Overbury Blog

COCO Juicing Day 19th October 2014 - New Date

COCO Juicing Day 19th October 2014 - New Date

  • 6 Oct 2014
  • Local Events

COCO Juicing Day 19th October 2014 - New Date Sunday October 19th 2014 2.30pm - 4.00pm Due to the warmer weather the fruit has ripened sooner than expected, so please note the date change. The annual juicing event will now commence on Sunday 19th October at 2.30pm in the Lower Orchard, providing you with the opportunity to press and juice apples...


Overbury Street Market

Overbury Street Market

  • 22 Jul 2014
  • Fundraising, Local Events

Overbury Street Market made its annual appearance on Saturday 12th July 2014.  The sun shone and villagers and visitors turned up in their masses to fit in as much shopping and fundraising as possible in the space of just two hours!   The ‘Going for a Song’ tables were a hive of activity as purchasers haggled for the best price, from...


Church clear up

Church clear up

  • 15 Apr 2014
  • Local Events, Out and About, Overbury Estate

On a Saturday 12th April 2014 an enthusiastic group of volunteers set about clearing the Church yard at St Faiths, Overbury.       With the sun shining Overbury resident Bridget Worley was busy trimming and tidying.           Bruce Bossom took charge of clearing under the hedge.      ...


Carol Singing

Carol Singing

  • 17 Dec 2013
  • Clubs and Activities, Local Events, Overbury Estate

On Monday 16th December we had the pleasure of welcoming Overbury Grasshoppers and Overbury First School to The Court for some Christmas Carols.     With the fire lit and mulled wine warmed and ready, parents, staff and teachers joined together to enjoy the Christmas carols performed by the children.       With the...


Overbury First School Maypole Dancing

Overbury First School Maypole Dancing

  • 6 Jun 2013
  • Local Events, Overbury Estate

We were very privileged to welcome today Overbury First School for their annual Maypole Dancing at Overbury Court. Due to the unfortunate weather in May the dancing was rearranged  - and today the sun was glorious.   Maypole Dancing is a wonderful Overbury tradition which is believed to date back to the early 1900's. Dancers gather in a...


Toff's Open Weekend 2013

Toff's Open Weekend 2013

  • 1 May 2013
  • Local Events, Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

On Saturday 1st and Saturday 2nd June, Toff Milway will be opening his Conderton Pottery for 'Toff's Open Weekend 2013'.   The doors will be open from 10.30am until 5.30pm, when Toff will be showcasing his winter creations and seasonal crafts. Asparagus, rhubarb and spring foliage have all offered inspiration and there will...


COCO Treasure Hunt

COCO Treasure Hunt

  • 2 Apr 2013
  • Clubs and Activities, Local Events, Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

On Saturday 6th April The Conderton and Overbury Community Orchard are hosting a Treasure Hunt in their beautiful Orchard. The aim of the game is to find as many stickers as you can and collect your prize! The Treasure Hunt is open from 2.30pm, where you will receive your very own map to help you find your way. Entry is £1.50. If you prefer...


Blossom Vale Arts Fair comes to Overbury - 9th to 17th June inclusive

Blossom Vale Arts Fair comes to Overbury - 9th to 17th June inclusive

  • 8 Jun 2012
  • Local Events, Out and About, Overbury Businesses, Overbury Estate

Three of our village artists are opening their studio doors this week, alongside a variety of other artists, as part of the Blossom Vale Arts Fair; Toff Milway at Conderton Pottery http://www.toffmilway.co.uk/ ; Leigh Charman at Lilac Gallery http://www.lilacgallery.co.uk/ and Alexandra Churchill at Vicarage Lodge...


Jubilee Celebrations at Overbury

Jubilee Celebrations at Overbury

  • 5 Jun 2012
  • Local Events, Out and About, Overbury Estate

The Overbury and Conderton bring and share Jubilee Picnic was a huge success, with approximately 150 people turning out on the day.  There was a fantastic spread of food and a childrens inflatable slide, as well as party games including welly wanging and family rounders. A big thank you to Bridget Worley and Georgie Milway for organising, Mike...


Overbury Crowns the May Queen

Overbury Crowns the May Queen

  • 1 Jun 2012
  • Local Events, Out and About, Overbury Estate

Overbury First School and the Grasshoppers Nursery School joined together to crown their May Queen today, with a musical celebration and dancing around the Maypole in the Courtyard at Overbury Court. See the first school website http://www.overbury.worcs.sch.uk/ and  nursery school website and blog http://www.overburygrasshoppers.co.uk/blog/ for...