News and Events
Many thanks to Jacky Nabb and the stalwarts of CWACS who spent several hours on a grimly wet day clearing the hedge around the church of brambles and other weeds and laying those sections that were ready to be laid. This maintenance work is ensuring that the hedge is growing into the sort of hedge that a country church such as ours should have.
THE CHRISTMAS TREE
We think the Christmas tree this year is the tallest we have ever had in the church as it is nearly touching the ceiling. It certainly took a fair amount of effort to get it safely erected - three and a half hours for the team expertly led by Andrew Davis! Hooray! and well done to everyone involved! It truly is magnificent!
ST NICK'S FAYRE
Some clever re-arrangement of the tables meant that this year's Fayre seemed less hectic and more enjoyable. Father Christmas was able to see as many young people as came to his grotto, the School choir sang a wonderful selection of Christmas songs, Jeanette's sausage pie was as wonderful as ever - and everyone, whether looking after a stall or visiting, had a thoroughly good time.
Thank you to all who organised and ran it and helped us to raise a magnificent £1,720 for the life and work of the church.
KINGSTON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
The second concert given by the Kingston Chamber Orchestra was even better than the first one! Over 90 people filled the church on Advent Sunday afternoon to hear the orchestra and the young highly accomplished cellist, Jamal Aliyev, perform a varied programme of excellent music.
Our thanks to Christine and Graham Smith, to musical director Andy Myers, to the players of the orchestra and especially Jamal Aliyev for a wonderful concert. Thanks too to Jeanette and her team for the afternoon teas and refreshments, and to all who donated a total of £553 to the Conservation and Refurbishment Project.
CONSERVATION AND REFURBISHMENT PROJECT
We have been granted a phase 1 Development grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund.For more information Click here or on the button at the left of this page.
Shared Life Activities in 2015
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