Long Compton and Whichford Towers

Tuesday 7.30-9.00 pm

Objectives: Practice and enjoy the historic art of change-ringing. 
Care for and maintain the two parish's 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

Meeting in members' homes

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

Meeting in each others houses

No set times for meetings

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  


Meeying in members' Homes

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


Meeting in Long Compton Village Hall

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

Programmes for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022

Because of the Covid-19 outbreak the Committee had hoped that the earliest time for a possible meeting would be March 2021.

However, with the way the outbreak has developed, the Committee now considers that a start can be made in September with the traditional pattern of a short AGM followed by a talk.

The programme for talks in 2021-2022 will be posted here as soon as is possible.


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



Long Compton Village Hall

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 Football Club

Where Meet: Recreation Gound and away matches

When Meet: Tuesday evening - training

Objectives: Weekend matches


  • Enquiries, Sean Collins  07497 017846



Meeting at the Church in our village                                                                                                

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

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

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    


Assemble in the car park at Red Lion in Long Compton

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


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


Long Compton Village Hall

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


Local Village Halls

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


Meets at the Rollright Stones

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          01608 684130
Secretary: Alison Haine


Bookings: Ann Lattimore 01608 684540