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Community Centre wins Green Energy Grant

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

The Trustees of the Community Centre are pleased to announce that we have secured a grant of £5000 from Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment (TOE2) and their funding partner Grundon Waste Management.
This grant is to convert our hot water boiler system to point of use water heaters and to install a vastly improved boiler management system for the main central heating. These improvements should result in reduced running costs for the centre.

Christmas Craft & Gift Fair – Saturday 28th November 2015 10am -4pm

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that on Saturday 28th November we held our annual Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at the Carterton Community Centre, Marigold Square, Shilton Park, Carterton OX18 1AX from 10am – 4pm. There were over 30 fantastic stalls selling beautiful and unique handcrafted items & other great Christmas gift ideas. Admission was free & the Café was open. Proved the perfect opportunity to pick up some great presents in time for Christmas then relax in our friendly Café with a hot drink & something to eat.

Carterton Wedding Fayre – Sunday 17th May 2015 – 11am -3pm

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we are held the Carterton Wedding Fayre at Carterton Community Centre, Marigold Square, Shilton Park, Oxon, OX18 1AX for the fourth consecutive year on Sunday 17th May 11am – 3pm. Proved a perfect opportunity for anyone planning a wedding to visit and discuss their wedding requirements with local exhibitors such as Classic Flowers, Cake Explosion, Photo Guest Book, Tuition with Edwina (Harpist), Beautiful Unique Bridal Accessories, Oxford Chair Covers, Twists Bridal Hair, Caroline Jane Couture & more to help make their big day even more special. Entry was free and an information pack was available for all visitors. If you would be interested in exhibiting at next years fayre please contact Gill Carver on 01993 842807.
Email: cartertoncommunitycentre@btconnect.com
Website: www.cartertoncommunitycentre.com
Facebook: Carterton Wedding Fayre

Christmas Craft & Gift Fair – Saturday 29th November – 10am – 4pm

Monday, December 8th, 2014

We held our Annual Christmas Craft & Gift Fair this year on Saturday 29th November 10am – 4pm. We had over 30 stalls selling beautiful and unique handcrafted items & other great Christmas gift ideas. Admission was free & the café was open. It proved to be the perfect opportunity to pick up some great presents in time for Christmas then relax in the café with a hot drink & something to eat. The “Frozen” themed grotto was a huge success with proceeds going to the RAFA Calendar Girls.
So thank you to everyone who came along to support our event – we hope you enjoyed it!!

WW1 Memorial Ceremony – 4th August 2014

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

WW1 MEMORIAL CEREMONY
To commemorate and honour the eight local men who died in WW1 and who are named on the town’s war memorial, Carterton Community Centre held a short ceremony of remembrance.
At 11am on August 4th ,100 years after the outbreak of war, as a mark of respect, a memorial plaque dedicated to each man was placed against the eight mountain ash trees which have been planted in the grounds of the Community Centre.
The Service of Commemoration was attended by representatives of the Royal Air Force, Royal British Legion, Royal Air Force Association and Royal Naval Association together with cadets from a number of organisations.
Members of the public were invited to attend with plenty of space available outside the Community Centre’s grounds bordering Sorrel Way and Thornhill Close.

Proceedings were conducted by a member of the Community Centre’s Trustees and the local clergy.

For photos of the Commemoration Service please see our photo gallery.

Summer Craft Fair – Saturday 28th June

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Summer Craft & Gift Fair Saturday 28th June 10am – 4pm. Admission was free & the café was open. Some fantastic stalls with handmade crafts & lots of other great gift ideas. Proved a great opportunity to get some lovely gifts then relax in our friendly café with a drink & something to eat!! Thank you to everyone who supported our event especially considering how awful the weather was!!

CARTERTON WEDDING FAYRE – Sunday 16th March 11am – 3pm

Monday, January 27th, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we recently held the Carterton Wedding Fayre at Carterton Community Centre, Marigold Square, Shilton Park, Carterton, Oxon, OX18 1AX for the third consecutive year on Sunday 16th March 11am – 3pm. This proved a perfect opportunity for anyone planning a wedding to visit and discuss their wedding requirements with local exhibitors: Barbela Designs, Beautiful Unique Bridal Accessories, Cachet Cakes, Caked In It, CD Hair, Christine Moon Photography, Classic Flowers, Dressed for a Wedding – Chauffeur Service, Eyekandi Beauty Treatments, Harbar Delights, PNW Lifestyles, On Cloud Nine Stationery, Oxford Chair Covers, Photo Guest Book, Rachel’s Weddings, Virgin Holidays & White Chocolate Catering to help make their big day even more special. Entry was free and all visitors received a free information pack.
We will be holding another Wedding Fayre next year – most likely the same time of year. If you are interested in exhibiting with us please call Gill on 01993 842807 or email: gill.carver@tiscali.co.uk

Carterton Lions Fourth Open Art Exhibition

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Carterton Lions Fourth Open Art Exhibition
Proved to be yet another successful exhibition with lots of visitors between Thursday 31st October & Sunday 3rd November. The artwork on show this year was of such a high standard yet again!
Winning Artist via the public vote was: Evening by Ken Messer

Christmas Craft Fair with Santa’s Grotto – Saturday 30th Nov

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Saturday 30th November 10am – 4pm. We had a fantastic variety of over 30 stalls with handmade crafts & lots of other great Christmas gift ideas. It was fantastic to see so many families visiting Santa’s grotto. The money raised from this went towards RAFA Calendar Girls. This proved to be a great opportunity to get some lovely Christmas gifts, see Santa then relax in our friendly café.
Huge Thank you to everyone that came along & supported our event. It was lovely to welcome so many people into the Centre. Hope to see you all again next year.
www.cartertoncommunitycentre.com

Summer Craft/Gift Fair & Heythrop Zoo’s Animal Encounters – Saturday 29th June 10am – 4pm

Monday, January 21st, 2013

We had a lovely variety of over 30 stalls selling beautiful and unique handcrafted items & other great gift ideas. Plus many families came down to meet the animals with Heythrop Zoo’s Animal Encounters. they got up close to skunks, an eagle owl, giant snails, tortoises, squirrel monkeys & more! Admission was free & the cafe was open. It proved to be a perfect opportunity to pick up some great gift ideas then relax in our friendly Cafe with a drink & something to eat.
Thank you to everyone who supported our event – it was great to see you there!!