We meet weekly in the Bowls Club, Wellingborough Road at 1.45 pm until 3.30 pm on Wednesday afternoons. We have tea/biscuits, entertainment, bring and buy sales, speakers, bingo and outings. Admission £1.00 plus 20p raffle. October Programme 3rd Derek Blunt - Spires & Squires 10th Happy Feet!! 17th Bingo 24th Christine - baskets [...]
A huge thank you to all the ladies, Margaret, Margery and Carolyn, who have been busy knitting and making items to sell on the craft stall. We raised £198.00 over the flower festival weekend. We couldn’t have done so well without all your hard work. A special Thank You to Nicola for spending Saturday on [...]
Our next meeting will be held in the Mission Room at 2-30pm on Tuesday 2nd October. We will have a short service to be followed by tales and anecdotes from some members, with the usual tea and biscuits. Anyone who would like to come along will be made welcome.
On the left hand side of Laws Lane, looking up from Dolben Square, stands two stone buildings and one brick building that formed the Star Institute complex that for over one hundred and fifty years was a social hub for the residents of Finedon. John Bailey stated in “Finedon otherwise Thingdon” that the building [...]
The three mischievous cats have found a new home. Congratulations to Carole Mitchell who won the beautiful X-Stitched design. A total of £30 has been raised for church funds. Thank you to Jane our Curate for pulling out the winning name. Thank you to everyone who took part. Julie Kightley
Thank you to Father Stan and Kathryn for putting together another interesting Treasure Hunt and afterwards for entertaining the contestants in their garden for their picnics. Well done to Valerie Richardson and family who were the winners. £100.00 was donated from the Treasure Hunt to church funds.
The next meeting of the society will be on Monday 22nd October and will be a talk by Malcolm Deacon ‘The Princess and the Gunpowder Plotters’. The meeting will take place in the Mission Room Well Street Finedon at 7.30 pm. Admission is as usual £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non members. Light [...]
Well I did it, much to the relief of my Mum. On the 1st of September I jumped out of a plane at 15,000ft strapped to an instructor and fell for two miles before the parachute opened. It was the most incredible experience and as a result I have raised £927 so far. [...]
The next Finedon Townswomen's Guild meeting is at 7.30 on Thursday October 4th in the Town Hall. The speaker is Colin Rowe, whose talk is entitled 'Luxurious Locomotion, The Story of the Orient Express'. The competition is for train memorabilia. During the social half-hour there will be seasonal refreshments. For any non-members who [...]
One of things I like about being a churchgoer is the way it marks out the year. Easter and Christmas - especially Christmas - still shape pretty much everyone’s year (well, the holidays and their commercial exploitation do). But we mark too Advent and Michaelmas and Lent and Holy Cross and the Ascension, church festivals [...]