ash6Our church is here for those who have need of it. It is a place where anyone can come and talk to God, feel his presence, share with him their hopes and fears and give thanks.   

The church is open daily for all those who want to drop in for prayer or just need space for quiet reflection. Come and experience a peace you had forgotten existed.


1st Sunday: 10.00 a.m. Partnership Holy Communion 

2nd Sunday: No service (Partnership Holy Communion at St Mary's, Cheveley)

3rd Sunday: No service (Partnership Holy Communion at All Saints', Kirtling)

4th Sunday: No service (Partnership Holy Communion at St Mary's, Woodditton)

5th Sunday: For information on 5th Sundays click here

4th Monday at 10.30 a.m.
A short Songs of Praise service with favourite hymns held at the sheltered housing in Ashley.

ash3Ashley Drop In
Our monthly drop in is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon at Ashley Pavilion.  It is open to anyone who would like to drop in for coffee and company.

We have a supply of knitting wool, often used to make hats, mittens and scarves for the Christmas Child Shoebox appeal and baby garments for premature babies. We have a lending library for books and jigsaws, occasional quizzes, card games and outings. Lifts can be arranged for those who don't have transport.

For further information contact: Pat Cobby on 01638 730297 or Margaret Jackson on 01638 730201 or click here: Ashley Drop In   

Special Events and Fundraisers

We hold a variety of events and fundraisers throughout the year.

These include: the village fete, concerts in the church, a special service for harvest and quizzes with buffet supper.

For further information click here: Cheveley Group Calendar or look on the News & Events pages.


Ashley is a small picturesque and historical village. Its name means "clearing in the meadow". It has had a church since the thirteenth century; the present church dates from 1845. 

It is a Norman style cruciform building of flint with Bath stone dressings. It has a chancel, nave and turret with one bell. The benefactor of the church was the Marquis of Bute.


Margaret Jackson: Telephone: 01638 730201

Michael Jenkins: Telephone: 01638 731727 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Treasurer: Michael Jenkins: Telephone: 01638 731727 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Church of England

The Church of England - a Christian presence in every community.

The Diocese of Ely is under the care of Stephen Conway, the Bishop of Ely and David Thomson, Bishop of Huntingdon. 

The Church of England

Diocese of Ely

Village Website Links

The four villages of Ashley, Cheveley, Kirtling and Woodditton are situated a few miles from Newmarket in the county of Cambridgeshire. You can find out more about the villages by checking out the links below.

The Church Year

Advent: a time of preparation for Christmas.  
Christmas and Epiphany: celebrate the birth of Jesus, the visit of the wise men and Jesus' baptism
Lent: a time for self reflection and preparation for Easter 
Holy Week: the last week of Jesus' life 
Easter: celebrates Jesus' resurrection from the dead
Pentecost: the coming of the Holy Spirit 
Ordinary time: includes All Souls Day and Remembrance