If you would like to have your village organisation listed (free of charge), then please forward your submission to the Clerk (no more than 100 words for 'Information' section please).          

Organisation: Society for the Protection of Minster Lovell  
Contact Name: Diane Forster (Secretary)
Contact Email Address diane.forster@netcom.co.uk
Information: The Society for the Protection of Minster Lovell was formed in the mid 1990’s to give residents a united voice regarding applications for developments in the village.

The Society is not against all developments, we appreciate that some will happen. However, large developments which will urbanise the area and encroach into and around the village need to be addressed to protect the village.

Membership of the Society is £5.00 annually. Please contact the secretary if you wish to join. These funds are used to help offset printing costs, posters etc.

Organisation: Minster Lovell Playgroup  
Contact Names: Vicki Wright
Contact Information.: 01993 705645
Contact Email Address: vickimlpg@tiscali.co.uk

The Playgroup is located behind St. Kenelm’s School.

We are open five days a week, 9-12 midday and take children from 2-5 years old.  We serve the local area and surrounding villages.

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, received an outstanding Ofsted Report in 2009.

There are four members of staff and we welcome parent helpers.

The Playgroup will support children with special needs and/or learning difficulties.

We will be operating from a new portable building from September 2012 which we worked hard to achieve via fund raising and various grants.

Organisation: Minster Lovell Mother & Toddler Group
Contact Names: Lucy Abraham

Contact Information.:

07917 768122
Information: Minster Lovell Mother and Toddler Group is held on Friday mornings from 10.00am-11.30am in St Kenelm's Hall, Brize Norton Road. 

Entry is £2.50 and runs all through term time only. 

Everyone welcome.

Organisation: Minster Lovell W.I.    
Contact Name: Jenny Green, Secretary

Contact Telephone No.:

01993 703910


Minster Lovell W.I. meets monthly, usually in St Kenelm's Hall, on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7.30 pm.  New members welcomed.



Organisation: The Lighthouse Church
Contact Names: Stephen and Annette Hodge
Contact Information.: 01993 778539
Contact Email Address: Stephen@stephenhodge.co.uk
Website: www.lighthouse-ml.org.uk

We meet most Wednesdays at 6.30 p.m. at Rose Cottage, and at other times during the week in various places.


The Lighthouse Church, part of Church Of the Nations International, is based in a home in Old Minster Lovell. We want to share the love of God, to build community and allow Jesus to change lives.


Our church meetings are informal, family times and include sharing a meal singing, prayer and teaching from the Bible in a way that is relevant to our daily lives.


We would like to invite you to join us at one of our meetings, alternatively any prayer requests can be given by telephone or popped through our letterbox.



Organisation: Minster Lovell Methodist Church
Contact Names:

Mrs Dawn Haley,   

Lay Pastoral Worker

Contact Information.: 01993 775675
Contact Email Address: dawn.haley8@gmail.com
Information: Everyone is Welcome to join us at the following:

Sunday service - 11.00am - 12.00noon
Wednesday Prayer time - Anglican/Methodist united prayers for the village and beyond at 11.30-12.00

on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 85 Brize Norton Road

on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Vicarage Upper Crescent.

Lent Lunches - £317.25 was raised from the lunches which will be donated to Witney Foodbank.  Thank you for your support.

United services in the Methodist Church - The next united service is scheduled for 1st May (Rev Melanie Reed).

Welcome Circle - Held on the second and forth Wednesday of each month.  2.00-3.30pm when invited speakers share their knowledge and experiences.

Children’s activity days - These are organised periodically throughout the year. For details please contact Wendy Atkinson (wendy.atkinson@tiscali.co.uk) tel: 01993 776059.

The meeting room is available for local hire including: committee & AGM meetings, light refreshments after funerals etc.

For weddings, funerals, baptisms, membership or further information on any of the above, please contact Dawn Haley 01993 775675.  Alternatively, Rev Melanie Reed can be contacted as follows:-


Tel 01993 703178 - Office 01993 709874

56 Cherry Tree Way, Madley Park, Witney OX29 1AJ


Organisation: Minster Lovell Parochial Church Council
Contact Names: Judith Warwick

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 850246
Website: www.stkenelmschurch.co.uk
Information: The Parochial Church Council of St Kenelm, Minster Lovell is the body responsible for the organisation and conduct of the ecclesiastical parish of Minster Lovell.


Organisation: Minster Lovell School Association
Contact Names: Vicki Hanks

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 834825
Information: We organise fundraising for St Kenelm's Primary School, to aid the children's educational needs and also any new government directives they may need financial support with.
Organisation: Minster Lovell Playing Field Trust
Contact Names: Mr David Haley

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 702420
Information: Minster Lovell Playing Field Trust is responsible for the play area, tennis court and car park to the rear of St Kenelm's Hall.  The purpose of the Trust is to provide a recreational amenity for children and young people of the Village, which includes a small play area for younger children and the facility to play tennis and basketball.  Car parking facilities for St.Kenelm's Hall are also provided.  Four Trustees administer the Trust which is registered with the Charity Commission - two appointed by the Parish Council and two appointed by the Parochial Church Council.


Organisation: St Kenelm's Hall Management Committee
Contact Names: Cynthia Diver

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 775567

Please contact Mrs Diver If you would like to book

St Kenelms Hall (Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell)..

Organisation: Minster Lovell Historical Society
Contact Names: Geoff Hoar

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 775086
Information: We meet September to April in St Kenelm's Hall on the fourth Monday of the month (not December) at 7.30pm.  There is a summer outing to a historical venue.  Talks given on a wide range of historical subjects.  Visitors welcome, do join us!  (Non-members fee of £3).


Organisation: Minster Lovell Village Trust
Contact Names: Lorraine Haire

Contact Telephone Nos.:

01993 778784
Information: Minster Lovell Village Trust was formed after the Silver Jubilee in 1977 to manage the sale of the Village Guide books. All profits go to village voluntary organisations to help fund specific projects. Anyone interested should contact our secretary, Mrs Lorraine Haire.

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