Chequers old postcard

Astons History Group

Our meetings programme:

Programme for 2019. 

March 20th         The history of costume, with Alison Carter. With particular reference to the Paulise Lugg collection. (Astons Village Hall, 7.30pm.)

April  tbc            Home meeting.

October tbc        Sarsen stones - their meaning and history, with Katy Whitaker of English Heritage. (Astons Village Hall, 7.30pm.)

November tbc     The Astons History Group's 25th anniversary

December tbc      Christmas social meeting.


Bobby Lightfoot - a rider from the Astons Cundell racing stables -  beating Gordon Richards, a champion flat jockey for many years in the mid 1930s.

Cundell stable lads.

Racing establishments were a major employment in the Astons - at one time there were five different stables in the village.