November 2013 archive

‘Nearly-Christmas’ Coffee Morning

Combine Christmas shopping with meeting neighbours over a glass of mulled wine or a cup of tea or coffee, and a mince pie! Saturday 7th December  10 am – 12 noon at Ashford Carbonel Village Hall Cakes & Produce Stall Christmas Decorations Preserves and Crafts Phoenix cards Traidcraft stall Children’s Activities Raffle Offers of cakes, …

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Ludlow Garden Club – 20th Nov

On November 20th we have John Fannin who will be talking on “Container Gardening”. More of us are trying out containers ,so hopefully we shall pick up useful hints and practical advice . Visitors £3:00 but new members can now join for the ” new season ” £11:00 until October 2014 , the added bonus …

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From the Registers – Oct 2013

Funerals     1.10.13  Stephen Coote                                         Ashford Carbonel

Historic Churches sponsored bike ride

All is safely gathered in …almost! Thank you to everyone for their continued generosity for this cause. I have handed over £320 (I think!) which is incredible. Half of this will go to the Trust and half will go towards the upkeep of St. Mary Magdalene here in our community. Susannah Hall

Church Restoration Fund

We have just received a generous grant of £5,000 from Rowlands Trust for the Restoration Appeal. The Rowlands Trust is a small philanthropic trust which gives grants to many causes, including conservation and heritage.

Quiz Special for Ashford Carbonel Church

Many thanks for everyone who supported the Quiz on Saturday 19th October. There was a select gathering of top quality quiz goers and an enjoyable time was had. Thanks to the Quizmaster, Peter, and his lovely assistant, Christine; to the Barman, Dave F; and to the Raffle Minder, Grahame T. Proceeds came to £135 including …

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News from St Andrew, Ashford Bowdler

We had a gratifyingly large congregation – just short of 50, including several children – for our joint service of Songs of Praise on the evening of Sunday, 29th September. The service was devised by Margaret Small and consisted of hymns and bible readings focussing on the theme of St. Michael and All Angels, whose …

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Flanders and Swann

A hilarious evening was had by all who attended the Flanders and Swann evening on the 26th October. Michael Bernstein (Flanders) accompanied by accomplished pianist Colin Stevens (Swann) gave those present a musical trip down memory lane. Songs included were some well known Flanders and Swann favourites such as ‘I’m a Gnu’, ‘The Hippopotamus Song’, ‘The …

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Bishop Hooper School – Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quiz night Friday 29th November 7pm for 7.30pm start in the School Hall £5 per team of four The quiz has been written by Deborah, one of the school administrators, who will also be the quiz master for the evening. Tea and coffee will be available but if you wish to bring your own …

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Knit & Stich October meeting

The Knit & Stitch Craft Group October meeting was lively with lots to talk about . Knitting and stitching projects were on the go and ideas were being shared for a handcrafted Christmas. Folded fabric projects were started, some small and simple with others more adventurous. Coffee time will soon be brighter in many households …

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