Where meet: Long Compton and Whichford Towers

When meet: Tuesday 7.30-9.00 pm

Objectives: Practice and enjoy the historic art of change-ringing. 
Care for and maintain the two parishes 14 tower bells and ancillary equipment
Endeavour to maintain enough active ringers to a least service weddings, and when possible to ring before Sunday services


  • Trevor Hobday, , 01608 684818
  • Peter Kenealy, , 01608 685051 

Book Club
Long Compton Book Club

Where meet: In members' homes

When meet:  7.00-8.30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month, excluding December

Objectives: We read a book a month (usually a library book) and meet to discuss it.

Contact: Carole Clements 01608 684938 


Long Compton Charity Knitters

Where meet: Each others houses

When meet: Random

Objectives: To meet to knit together and produce items to support local charities.  Wool donations always welcome


  • Doreen Cunnington, 01608 685358

Where we meet: Talks & Meetings  - The Methodist Rooms, Methodist Church , Chipping Norton -  , everyone welcome, donation from non members always appreciated . Refreshments and full facilities .

Field observatories - Rollright Stones, Long Compton Recreation Ground plus other private venues- frequency of observing meetings dependant on the weather .Visit the website for all upcoming events and latest updates , contact chairman if you would like to be added to our discretionary regular event update list ( membership not necessary )

Membership : or telephone  01608 641654

Website : www.cnaag.com

When meet: 3rd Monday of every month - 7.30 for an 8pm start

Objectives: To promote astronomy to as wide a public as possible , to illustrate that astronomy is for everyone and to provide this in an informal , sociable and entertaining manner


  • Chair, Robin Smitten - 07527 224411  

Where Meet: Members Homes

When Meet: 3rd Mondays at 2pm

Objectives: Meet to enjoy doing creative things with textiles and to share skills


  • Co Ordinator, Caroline Nixon   
  • Co ordinator, Jane Burras     01608 684831

Where meet: Long Compton Village Hall

When meet: 2nd Wednesday in the following months months, September, October, November, December, March, April, May, June at 7.30pm

Objectives: To increase the understanding and knowledge of the history of Long Compton and vicinity



  • Diana Cook,  01608 684771
  • Christopher Fance,   01608 674207


Programme for 2020-2021


Because of the Covid-19 outbreak the Committee has decided that the earliest time for a possible meeting will be March 2021.

It is hoped that the following meetings, arranged for 2020, can be re-arranged for the same months in 2021


March            Warwickshire under Richard II    Will Gowers

April              Women in the Arts and Crafts Movement    Katherine Bradley

May               Pagans and Puritans - the story of May morning in Oxford    Tim Healey

June              The Poor Law in the 18th Century - the crisis in the parishes    Deborah Hayter 


Visitors are welcome to attend any meeting at 7.30 in the Village Hall for a small fee of £2 each


Where meet: Long Compton Village Hall

When meet: 3rd Wednesday in Month 2.30pm in winter / varies in Summer

Objectives: Varied talks and outings for over 60s


  • Anne Brown  Treasurer 684026
  • Margaret Welsh Link contact 684238

Long Compton Cricket Club

Where Meet: Recreation Ground and away matches.  Nets at local school

When Meet: Winter- Wednesday evenings late - nets

Objectives    Summer - Sunday afternoon/evenings


  • Enquiries, Rob Pitcher    07770 654366
  • Fixtures, Simon Hayward    07803 293860

Long Compton Football Club

Where Meet: Recreation Gound and away matches

When Meet: Tuesday evening - training

Objectives: Weekend matches


  • Enquiries, Sean Collins  07497 017846

Where Meet: Church in our village                                                                                                

When Meet: Approx 3/4 events a year Concerts, talks, etc. 

Objectives: To raise funds to support the fabric

and work of the church in Long Compton.

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Long Compton Gardening Club

Where Meet: Long Compton Village Hall 7pm coffee and chat for 7.30 start

When Meet: Fourth Wednesday of month excluding December

Objectives: To welcome anyone with interest in gardening to join us to share common interests.

  • Six Autumn winter meetings with speakers
  • Summer outings to outstanding horticultural or historical gardens


  • Chair, Anthony Wells  01608 684337     
  • Secretary, Lesley Roberts  01608 684545    

2018 TRIPS



9th May             Painswick


21st June           Burford


24 July                Broughton







*  We will be traveling by car and lifts arranged on the day.  The start time is from Long Compton Village Hall, so please arrive promptly at least 5 minutes prior. If going direct to venue please let Lesley Roberts know with at least 24 hours notice.

Most visits include refreshments in the price.  No lunches are included but suitable eating places will be recommended.


Where meet: Assemble in the car park at Red Lion in Long Compton

When meet: 2nd Tuesday of each Month @ 9.30 am

Objectives: Monthly walks on an informal basis to enjoy the varied countryside and the company of fellow walkers


  • Jan Treadaway, janettre

Where Meet: Recreation Ground

Objectives: To increase and inmprove the sporting facilities in the village and to encourage more people within the village to participate.


  • Secretary: Andrew Lund-Yates 07813 032144/ 01451 820467

Where Meet: Long Compton Village Hall

When Meet: 1st Monday of Month ex Jan & Aug and moving to 2nd Monday when Bank Holiday

Objectives: We started off with the hanging in the church, of the houses in Long Compton, going on to kneelers and altar frontal.  We now knit items for charity and Village Hall Christmas Fair.  Group enjoy meeting up for chat and to work together   


  • Leader, Christina Stobart  01608 684817

Where Meet: Local Village Halls

When Meet: Quarterly update meetings with other villages

Objectives: Neighbourhood & Home Watch is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners, to build safe and friendly communities.


  • Jordan Boswell  07795 008998

Where meet: Rollright Stones

When meet: 

Objectives: Preservation and Promotion of the Rollright Stones


  • Chair, George Lambrick, 


LCVH Logo Where Meet: Long Compton Village Hall, Main Street, Long Compton, CV36 5JJ
When Meet: 2nd Monday in Month 7 - 8.30pm
Objectives: To further develop village hall as a hub for the village. 

Raising sufficient funds annually to maintain hall (c£8K pa)



Chair: Mo Read          01608684130
Secretary: Alison Haine


Bookings: Jon Bayliss 01608 684834