Please check centre pages for details of church services during December. The Christmas Carol and Christingle Service is at 6.00 pm on Sunday 22 December and will be followed by mince pies and mulled wine. There will also be our usual ‘mid-night’ communion service at 11.30 pm on Christmas Eve. Please ring Margaret Davis on 550703, Anna on 540610 or Richard on 541522 if you want more information or to ask any questions.
‘Rosey’s do’ – our Christmas Bazaar will be held on Friday 29 November.Please help us get the Christmas season off with a bang! Please ring Anna on 540610 for more details and offers of help.
100 Club – November winners were Faye Smith and David Alexander. Warmest congratulations to them.
Quiz – over 60 people came toourNovember quiz which as always provided much enjoyment and fun – and the wide and delicious range of savoury flans went down a treat as well. Many thanks to all who helped organise things, provided food and helped clear up afterwards – and of course to our brilliant quizmaster Mike Smith. The event raised £549.80 for church and village funds.
Yoga – the class continues from 9.00 am – 10.00 am on Monday mornings. Occasional workshops following the routine sessions are now offered from time to time. Please call Jenny Allwork 07792 033 242 or email her email@example.com for more details. Check her web-site at www.jennywallwork.com.
Pilates - classes continue on Tuesday evenings from 5.25 – 6.25 pm, and on Wednesday evenings from 6.15 – 7.15 pm for beginners and 7.30 – 8.30 pm for beginners and improvers. All classes are small, fun, friendly and relaxed. If you are interested, please email Vanessa on firstname.lastname@example.org or ring on 07852 781566 to check sessions.
Garden Club - Viv McLennan writes‘The Garden Club wishes all its members a very happy Christmas and New Year. Our programme for next year is still being worked on and there will be an early meeting in the New Year to discuss it – but in the meantime we have a planned visit to Kathy Brown’s Gardens near Bedford on 14 May so please put this date in your new diaries. If you would like to become a member of the Garden Club, please contact email@example.com. The annual membership fee is £5 per family.’
Art Group – Jill Turner writes ‘During October we were very pleased to welcome several more members to the art group. We now have a membership of 19. The 2020 calendars are selling well – only 6 copies left which will be available for sale with Christmas cards at ‘Rosey’s do’ on Friday 29 November. Wednesday 4 December will be Ken Mark’s last session for tuition and Wednesday 11 December will be an informal session from 10.30 – 12.30 followed by the end of year pot-luck lunch. No further meetings then until Wednesday 8 January, when normal weekly sessions from 10.30 – 12.30 resume. Anyone wishing to find out what we do with a view to joining is very welcome to come along to one of our sessions or to contact Jill Turner on 01799 543680.’
Wicken Ladies – Jenny Burgess writes ‘The Wicken Ladies met in November for their annual film night which was much enjoyed. The film was Fisherman’s Friends and once again Jane Matheron offered a very warm to spend the evening in her delightful cinema room. Described as a real ‘feel good’ film, it tells the story of a group of Cornish fishermen who win a recording contract and become internationally famous for their sea shanties. Filmed in Port Isaac, there was something for everyone with gorgeous scenery and great music.
‘Thursday 5 December is the next date for your diary when we will be holding our Christmas get-together. There’s bound to be lots of fizz and sparkle, so one not to be missed!
‘We have one or two new members joining but as always everyone is most welcome. If you would like to come along to any of our events or would like to join our mailing list, please contact Tanya on firstname.lastname@example.org or Jenny on email@example.com.’
Carpet bowls – normal pattern - meet at 7.30 pm on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month (so as normal on Tuesday 10 December but no meeting on Christmas Eve). Back to normal pattern in January (14th and 28th). We’re a friendly group with a warm welcome. Come along and try it! (contact Joan Morgan on 542558).
Book Club – Normally meets at 7.30 pm on the last Thursday in the month. No meeting in December, so next meeting will be Thursday 30 January. To check dates and for more information please contact Marion Tyrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Handbells (Belle-plates) Group – Weekly sessions 7.30 pm on most Mondays. We’d love more members. No experience necessary – and it’s fun! Come along to have a go! Bring a friend!! If you’re interested or for more information, please ring Joan Morgan on 542558 or Richard Taylor on 541522.
DECEMBER 2019 DATES
Yoga 9.00 am Mon 2nd 9th 16th 23rd(contact Jenny on 07792 033 242)
Belle-plates 7.30 pm Mon 2nd 9th 16th 23rd(contact Joan Morgan 542558)