Welcome to Leafield
Right on the edge of the Cotswolds, Leafield is only 18 miles north-west of Oxford, and five miles from Chalbury railway station. With 330 households, and a total population of just over 800, Leafield is both remote, up on the windy highground between Witney and Charlbury; and connected, with easy access to both Oxford and London.
Until the 1850′s Leafield was surrounded by the ancient royal forest of Wychwood. The village centres on the Green, with the picturesque school in the middle. The tall spire of St Michael and All Angels’ Church, designed in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, is a distinctive feature on the horizon for many miles around.
A Special Meeting was organised for Wednesday October 15th by the Fete Committee. After two successful village fetes, plans for next year’s event have been scrapped due to the collapse of the organising committee. The outgoing committee had made a desperate appeal for new volunteers to take over the running of the summer Fete and […] »
Leafield Community Gym is well on course for an early November opening, but funds are still needed. And that’s where YOU can help, by sponsoring Nick Birtley who will be running the New York Marathon on November 2. Gym Committee member Nick has set a target of raising £2,000 through Localgiving.com, which will match any […] »
A consultation exercise on Oxfordshire County Council’s mobile library service started on 6th October – this is predominately aimed at service users and will run until 31st December 2014. Background and proposal We have recently reviewed our mobile library service and found that whilst the service is clearly valued, many of the stops we currently offer […] »
Doors open 7pm, Bar and refreshments available. St Michael’s Church, Leafield. Tickets £10 concessions £8 Your chance to hear this excellent local folk group in our refurbished Church Spacious venue, excellent acoustics. For tickets or information: email@example.com or 07779 637486 Full address St Michael & All Angels Witney Lane, Leafield, Oxfordshire, OX29 9PH »
Gates open at 6.30pm, Fireworks start at 7.30 pm. There will be a bbq, live music from the Charley Alan Band and pre school are doing popcorn. There will be a sparkler area where you can buy sparklers but please don’t bring your own. There will also be a bar run by The Fox. This year the... »