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.
SUNDAY 10 DECEMBER 2017
The annual Carol Service will be held in the Church at 6.30 p.m., followed by refreshments and mulled wine
The Christmas Tree Festival in St Nicholas Church will take place from Monday 4 to Friday 8 December 2017 with viewing between 3.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. each day. The Christmas Trees will also be on view on Saturday 9 December when a Christmas Bazaar will be held between 11.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m., with Crafts, Refreshments and visits from St Nicholas. You can vote for your favourite Tree for only £1.00 with the money raised going to winning charities.
SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2017
This will take the form of the usual monthly Community Breakfast Prayers at 09.30 and then Dianne Burridge and Alan Womack will travel to All Saints’ Church, Tacolneston, for the reading of names and Act of Remembrance of the men of Fundenhall.
ST NICHOLAS CHURCH, FUNDENHALL (Sat Nav NR16 1AT) –
The Church will be showing its extensive First World War exhibition ‘Reconnecting with Fundenhall’s Fallen’, together with Kate Munro’s new sculpture incorporating “Tower of London” Poppies, from Sunday 5 to Friday 17 November 2017, between 09.00 and 17.00 each day.
The traditional January Quiz ‘n’ Chips Night at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall will be held on Twelfth Night
SATURDAY 6 JANUARY 2018
Put the date in your diary – more details nearer the time
FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER at 7.30 p.m. (Doors Open from 7.00 p.m.)
This is your chance to see the 2016 film “Whisky Galore” starring Eddie Izzard, Gregor Fisher, Naomi Battrick and James Cosmo, at our Village Hall, showing in co-operation with Village Screen and Creative Arts East. The film has a PG Certificate and lasts for 1 hour 38 minutes.
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW from Box Office 01508 489432 – Cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door on the night.
TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2017 – 7.30 p.m. Ashwellthorpe Village Hall
is the date of the next meeting of the Ashwellthorpe Gardening Club when the Speaker will be Trevor Harrison from the Creake Plant Centre, based in South Creake, which specialises in unusual shrubs, and herbaceous plants, old roses and hellebores amongst others.