Welcome


This website has been created for the residents of Abbotts Barton and surrounding areas so that you can keep up to-date with what's going on.

Apart from news you can find information about events, campaigns, and how to contact councillors.

Abbotts Barton Community Group is a community association which serves the people of Abbotts Barton and aims to act as a community anchor organisation. The main areas of work for the Group are:
  • ☐ To enable residents to find out how we can make where we live even better and do something about it.
  • ☐ To run events and activities for the benefit of inhabitants of Abbotts Barton.
  • ☐ To strengthen community participation.

Big Lunch 2014
We always welcome people to join us, it's easy and free and there is no obligation to do anything! Please see our Membership page for more info!

If you should be interested in helping out at events, as a street champion, or as a Councillor's Surgery visitor, please don't hesitate to get in touch! Also let us know if you have some ideas for events or skills that could be useful (e.g. face painting at the picnics)! Read more about how you can help on our Get Involved page!

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Events

Any time:


Fancy a walk? Why not try out our self-led trail?
Community Photo Trail
A good way to get to know Abbotts Barton even better!

Events:


Every first Wednesday of the month, 11 am to 12 noon:
St. Bartholomew Ward Councillor's Surgery
in the Commons Room, Simonds Court

Every first Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm:
St. Bartholomew Ward Councillor's Surgery
at Hyde Parish Hall

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Past events:


25 July 2015 (Saturday), 10 am to 12 noon:
City Council Street Meet event for Abbotts Walk
at the Abbotts Walk meadow

14 July 2015 (Tuesday), 2:30 pm to 7 pm:
City Council consultation event
at Marquee at Hillier Road

The UK’s annual get-together for neighbours.
7 June 2015 (Sunday), 12 noon to 3 pm: Big Lunch on the main green at Chaundler Road. A one day get together for neighbours across the UK! Everybody welcome, come along with a plate of food to share, your own drink, and something to sit on.

9 May 2015 (Sunday), 3 pm to 4 pm:
Abbotts Barton Community Group Annual General Meeting


6 April 2015 (Monday), 11 am:
Easter Egg Hunt in the Abbotts Barton park,
local parents with children welcome!

7 March 2015 (Saturday), 10 am to 12 am:
Bug and meadow hunt (all ages, suggested donation £3)
Abbotts Walk Mead, off Cassandra Road

22 February 2015 (Sunday), 10 am to 12 am:
Stream Dipping (all ages, suggested donation £3)
meet at the hole in the wall


2014


29 November 2014 (Saturday), 11am-12pm:
Winchester March
starting at North Walls Recreation Ground

6 Wednesdays Sep/Oct 2014, 7 to 8pm:
Abbotts Barton Gets Active
in the Abbotts Barton park, everybody welcome!

6 Sundays Sep/Oct 2014, 4 to 5pm:
Abbotts Barton Gets Active
in the Abbotts Barton park, everybody welcome!

Every first Sunday from July to Oct 2014, noon to 3pm:
Picnic in the Park
in the Abbotts Barton park, everybody welcome!

1 June 2014 (Sunday), 12 to 3pm: Big Lunch on the main green at Chaundler Road. A one day get together for neighbours across the UK! Everybody welcome, come along with a plate of food to share, your own drink, and something to sit on.

1 March 2014 (Saturday), 1pm:
St. Bartholomew Ward Local Plan 2 drop-in meeting
at Winchester Discovery Centre


2013


Every first Sunday July to Sept 2013, 2:30 to 4:30pm: Picnic & Play in the Abbotts Barton park or on the Dyson Drive green

2 June 2013 (Sunday), 12 to 3pm: Big Lunch on the main green at Chaundler Road. A one day get together for neighbours across the UK! Everybody welcome, come along with a plate of food to share, your own drink, and something to sit on.

7 February 2013 (Thursday), 1:30pm: Abbotts Barton Community Group set-off meeting