A pleasant morning could be spent by visiting the Coffee Morning and Second Hand Book Sale at All Saints’ Church in Ashwellthorpe, starting at 10.00 a.m. Home-made cakes and other refreshments will be available.
SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018 – 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Another date not to forget is tomorrow’s Table Top and Craft Sale at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall in aid of the charity Bloodwise. Also with Refreshments, Raffle and Lucky Dip
FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER 2017
Bramble Bears Playgroup are holding a fund-raising Prize Bingo evening at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall, with doors opening at 6.15 p.m. and EYES DOWN at 6.45 p.m. Books only £1.00 each – buy as many as you like! – with amazing prizes to be won. Also, drinks and cakes will be available and there will be a Raffle at £1 a strip.
Come along, enjoy yourselves, and help raise much-needed funds for your village Playgroup.
The Winter Warmer Meal will be held at Tacolneston Village Hall this year – on SATURDAY 27 JANUARY 2018 – at 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. with the tickets costing £12.50 for adults and £6.00 for children. Tickets are available from Dawn on 01508 489746 and Margaret on 01508 489112.
Proceeds will be for all the Upper Tas Valley Benefice Churches
The house-to-house collection in Ashwellthorpe has now finished, so many thanks to all of you who have contributed to this Appeal this year; there were six volunteers involved in these house-to-house visits – without them, there would be no collection. Collecting tins were also placed in the King’s Head and the White Horse Public Houses and, again, thanks to mine hosts for collecting. The total amount raised will be posted on this page as soon as it is known.
Sad to say the last performance by the Ashwren Players will happen this SATURDAY night, the 23 SEPTEMBER with Curtains Up at 7.30 p.m.
Make sure you’re there to enjoy yourselves, to support them, to thank them for giving much pleasure over the years, and to help them raise funds for their chosen charities this year – St Martin’s Trust and Little Discoverers.
TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE AT £6.00 (adults) and £3.00 (juniors) in advance from Christine on 01508 488123
If there are spaces on the night, tickets on the door will cost £6.50 (adults) and £3.50 (juniors)
A Garden Party with Cream Teas and a Raffle, hosted by David Turner at Woodman’s Lodge, The Street, Ashwellthorpe, will be held on SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017 from 2.00 to 5.00 p.m. Donations to All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe, Fabric Fund and Wymondham Abbey. Parking will be available.
SATURDAY 17 and SUNDAY 18 JUNE 2017
More than a dozen gardens – both large and small – will be open to visitors during this year’s Open Gardens weekend organised by the Ashwellthorpe Gardening Club, some regulars and some new ones to enjoy in what, we hope, will be glorious weather. Tickets and a map of the route, as well as refreshments, will be available in Ashwellthorpe Village Hall (NR16 1AA) and in various gardens – cost £4.00 for adults covering both days; accompanied children free.
All Saints’ Church in Ashwellthorpe will be presenting a Flower Display where you can vote for your favourite and St Nicholas Church, Fundenhall, will be putting on a display of Gardening in a Barrel. Various gardens will also have plants to sell.It is hoped that some local musicians will provide pop-up entertainment in different locations.
Come along yourselves; bring your friends and neighbours; enjoy the weekend; and help the charitable organisations being supported.
LOOK OUT FOR THE VILLAGE SIGNS WITH FURTHER INFORMATION
The 2016 house-to house collection in Ashwellthorpe, together with the Ashwellthorpe Industrial Estate collection, and the collection boxes in the Kings Head and White Horse Public Houses, raised the sum £458.81. Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall Parish Council contributed a further £50.00 for the poppy crosses which are placed around the War Memorial in Ashwellthorpe outside All Saints’ Church, and that of Fundenhall, inside St Nicholas Church, to commemorate each of the men whose names are on these Memorials. This made a total for Ashwellthorpe of £508.81.
Thanks to all of you who contributed to this great sum and to the collectors – Liz Bell, Carole and Richard Bradford, Annette Bunting, Lin Packer and Jennifer Robbie – to Mine Hosts at the two public houses and to the Parish Council.
The Gift Day held at All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe, on the morning of Saturday 5 November 2016 to raise funds for roof and tower repairs outlined by the Diocesan Architect in the quinquennial review, was an enjoyable and successful event and £2288.70p was raised.Thanks to those who attended and donated cakes and biscuits as well as to the amount raised.