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Civic, Social and Administrative Programmes

The Guild Attends a number of Civic events each year and also has a programme of events designed to provide a wide choice of activities.

Some of these events have historical or local themes, but others are purely for the enjoyment of the participants.

More detailed information can be obtained from the Secretary or Social Secretary or the nominated contact

Bookings for social events must be made with the Social Secretary, Ray Spurway.

Events in Red are by invitation only. Events in Green are for Guild Council only.

Most other events are open to Guild Members and friends.

Grey items are unconfirmed possible events.

2017

Month

Day Date Time

Event

Location Contact
January Monday 16 19.00 Burgesses Meeting Borough Council Offices
Walton Room
John Edwards
January Tuesday 17 19.30 No Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
January Friday 27 19.30 Annual Dinner Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
February Tuesday 21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
March Tuesday 21 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Club ? Stella Machin
March Friday 21 19.30 Skittles Night Cons Club Ray Spurway
April Tuesday 18 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Club ? Stella Machin
May Saturday 13 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
      11.25 Colour parties to entrance St Mary's Church Phill Kinnersley
      11. 45 Civic Service St Mary's Church Stella Machin
      12.45 Mayor's Parade Earl Street John Edwards
      13.00 Mayor's Reception County Offices John Edwards
May Tuesday 16 19.30 Guild Council Chetwynd Room Stella Machin
June Saturday 11 18.30 BBQ & Social evening. Coton Fields Phill Kinnersley
             
June Tuesday 20 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Social Club Stella Machin
June Friday 30 18.30 Canal Boat Trip Norbury Junction Ray Spurway
July Sunday 9 15.45 Perrin Memorial Service Prime Point Business Park
(near to Arnold Clarke).
Maria Redfern
July Sunday 16 12.30 Summer Lunch Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
July Tuesday 18 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
July Thursday 20 19.00 Swearing-in Court Borough Council Offices
Craddock Room
John Edwards
August Saturday 13 10.00 Allotments Open Day Coton Fields provisional
August Tuesday 16 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
September Tuesday 20 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
September Friday 9 17.00 FEW AGM W/E Start Pembroke John Edwards
September Sunday 11 15.00 FEW AGM W/E End Pembroke John Edwards
September Sunday 18 11.15 Battle of Britain St Mary's Stafford Stella Machin
October Tuesday 20 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
October Friday 13 19.30 Skittles Night Cons Club Ray Spurway
November Saturday 5 18.30 Bonfire Night Coton Fields Derek Hill
November Sunday 13 10.45. Remembrance Ceremony War Memorial John Edwards
  "   12.00 Civic Parade Earl Street John Edwards
  "   13.30 Mayor's Reception Borough Council Offices John Edwards
November Tuesday 15 19.30 AGM Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
December Sunday 10 12.00 Christmas Lunch Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
December Sunday 18 18.00 Civic Carol Service St Mary's Church, Stafford John Edwards
2018            
January Friday 26 19.30 Annual Dinner Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
             
2016

Month

Day Date Time

Event

Location Contact
January Tuesday 19 19.30 No Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
January Wednesday 20 19.00 Burgesses Meeting Borough Council Offices
Walton Room
John Edwards
January Friday 29 19.30 Annual Dinner Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
February Tuesday 16 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
March Tuesday 15 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Club Stella Machin
April Tuesday 19 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Club Stella Machin
May Saturday 7 14.30 Caverswall Castle visit Caverswall Peter Glover
May Saturday 14 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
      11.25 Colour parties to entrance St Mary's Church Phill Kinnersley
      11. 45 Civic Service St Mary's Church Stella Machin
      12.45 Mayor's Parade Earl Street John Edwards
      13.00 Mayor's Reception County Offices John Edwards
May Tuesday 19 19.30 Guild Council Chetwynd Room Stella Machin
June Saturday 11 18.30 BBQ & Social evening. Coton Fields Phill Kinnersley
June Sunday 12 17.00 Queen's 90th Celebration St Mary's Church Stafford John Edwards
June Tuesday 21 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Social Club Stella Machin
June Friday 24 18.30 Canal Boat Trip Norbury Junction Ray Spurway
July Saturday 2 10.00 Allotments Open Day Coton Fields postponed
July Sunday 10 15.45 Perrin Memorial Service Prime Point Business Park
(near to Arnold Clarke).
Maria Redfern
July Sunday 17 12.30 Summer Lunch Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
July Tuesday 19 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
July Thursday 21 19.00 Swearing-in Court Borough Council Offices
Craddock Room
John Edwards
August Saturday 6 TBA Buckingham Palace Visit London Ray Spurway
August Saturday 6 TBA BBQ & Shakespearean Evening, a play by Creative Arts Theatre, Coton Fields Ken Tillett
August Sunday 7 TBA Coton Fields Ken Tillett
August Sunday 7 09.30 Kneeler Dedication St Mary's Church Stella Machin
August Saturday 13 10.00 Allotments Open Day Coton Fields provisional
August Tuesday 16 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
September Tuesday 20 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
September Friday 9 17.00 FEW AGM W/E Start York Ant Piddock
September Sunday 11 15.00 FEW AGM W/E End York Ant Piddock
September Sunday 18 11.15 Battle of Britain St Mary's Stafford John Edwards
October Tuesday 20 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
October Friday 21 19.30 Skittles Night Cons Club Ray Spurway
November Saturday 5 18.30 Bonfire Night Coton Fields Derek Hill
November Sunday 13 10.45. Remembrance Ceremony War Memorial John Edwards
  "   12.00 Civic Parade Earl Street John Edwards
  "   13.30 Mayor's Reception Borough Council Offices John Edwards
November Tuesday 15 19.30 AGM Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
December Sunday 11 12.00 Christmas Lunch Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
December Sunday 18 18.00 Civic Carol Service St Mary's Church, Stafford John Edwards



 

2015

Month

Day Time

Event

Location Contact
January 21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
January 19 19.00 Burgesses Meeting Borough Council Offices
Walton Room
John Edwards
January 30 19.30 Annual Dinner The Post House Suite Ray Spurway
February 17 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
March 17 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
April 21 19.30 Guild Council Perkins Club Stella Machin
           
May 16 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
    12.45 Mayor's Parade Earl Street John Edwards
  19 19.30 Guild Council Chetwynd Room Stella Machin
June   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
      Summer Lunch Cons Club Ray Spurway
July 3 18.30 Canal Boat Trip Stone Ray Spurway
  19 12.30 Summer Lunch Tillington Hall Ray Spurway
  21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
  23 19.00 Swearing-in Court Borough Council Offices
Craddock Room
John Edwards
August 18 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
September 15 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
  11 17.00 FEW AGM Start Berwick on Tweed Ant Piddock
  13 15.00 FEW AGM End Berwick on Tweed Ant Piddock
  20 11.15 Battle of Britain St Mary's Stafford John Edwards
October 21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
  30 19.30 Skittles Night Cons Club Ray Spurway
November 8 10.45. Remembrance Ceremony War Memorial John Edwards
  8 12.00 Civic Parade Earl Street John Edwards
           
  17 19.30 AGM Borough Council Offices Stella Machin
December 13 12.00 Christmas Lunch Tillington Hall  
  20 18.00 Civic Carol Service St Mary's Church, Stafford John Edwards
January 2016 29 19.00 Annual Dinner Tillington Halll Stafford Ray Spurway

 

2014

Month

Day Time

Event

Location Contact
January 21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
January 23 19.00 Burgesses Meeting Borough Council Offices
Walton Room
John Edwards
January 31 19.30 for 20.00 Annual Dinner The Post House Suite Ray Spurway
February   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
March   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
April   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
May 10 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
    19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
June   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
      Summer Lunch   Ray Spurway
July   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
July 17 19.30 Swearing-in Court Borough Council Offices
Craddock Room
John Edwards
August   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
September   19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
  19 17.00 FEW AGM START Yarnfield Ant Piddock
  21 15.00 FEW AGM END Yarnfield Ant Piddock
October 21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
November 9 10.45. Remembrance Ceremony War Memorial John Edwards
    12.00 Civic Parade Earl Street John Edwards
  22 14.00 Boundary Walk 1614 Market Square John Edwards
  25 19.30 AGM Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
December 21 18.00 Civic Carol Service St Mary's Church, Stafford John Edwards
           

 

2013

Month

Day Time

Event

Location Contact
January 22 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
January 24 19.00 Burgesses Meeting Council Offices Walton Room John Edwards
January 31 19.30 Annual Dinner The Post House Suite Ray Spurway
February 19 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
March 19 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
April 16 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
May 12 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
  21 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
June 18 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
  30 13.00 Summer Lunch The Luck Penny Ray Spurway
July 16 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
August 16 18.30 Canal Boat Trip Stone Marina Ray Spurway
  20 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
September 6 18.00 Canal Boat Trip Stone Marina Ray Spurway
  17 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
October 15 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
November 10 10.45. Remembrance Ceremony War Memorial John Edwards
    12.00 Civic Parade Earl Street John Edwards
  19 19.30 AGM Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
December 12 19.00 Swearing-in Borough Council Offices John Edwards
  17 19.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
  22 18.00 Civic carol Service St Mary's Church, Stafford John Edwards
           

 

2012

Month

Day Time

Event

Location Contact
           
December 16   Christmas Lunch Constitutional Club Arthur Lawton
November 20   AGM Council Offices Walton Room John Edwards
November 11   Remembrance Parade   SBC
October     Annual Dinner TBA Ant Piddock
September 16   Skittles Evening TBA Ray Spurway
August 12 2.00 Walk and Barbecue 5 Oak Close, Church Eaton John Edwards
July 11 7.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
June 19 7.00 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
June 15 7.00 Skittles Evening Constitutional Club Ray Spurway
June 3 2.30 Jubilee Service St Mary's Church Alf Eley
May 14 7.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams
May 13 1.30

Visit to Oscott College

Sutton Coldfield

Michael Farmer

May

12 10.00 Mayor Making Gatehouse Theatre John Edwards
April 17 7.30 Guild Council Borough Council Offices Richard Williams

 

2011

Month

Day Time

Event

Location Contact
December 18 6.15 Civic Carol Service St Mary's Church Stafford John Edwards
December 3 12.45 Christmas Lunch Constitutional Club Stafford Arthur Lawton
November 26 10.45 Return of the Mercian Regiment High House Stafford John Edwards
November 13 12.30 Remembrance Parade War Memorial, Stafford John Edwards
November 13 10.30 Remembrance Ceremony and service County Council Offices John Edwards
August 12 19.30

Skittles Evening

Derrington
Village Hall

Arthur Lawton

July

27 19.00 Swearing In County Council Chamber John Edwards
           

To see the archive of activities from previous years click here.

To book for social events or obtain more details please contact the Social Secretary or Secretary.

PLEASE BOOK AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. NUMBERS TO SOME EVENTS MAY BE LIMITED

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