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GLEANINGS FROM THE PARISH NEWS - JULY 2019

This page presents a selection of our latest news & other articles, updated at the beginning of each month. The articles are mainly taken from (or based on information from) our parish magazine, the Parish News,

For more details about the Parish News, including subscriptions, please click on “Groups and activities” in the navigation bar above.

Letter from the vicarage

Gleanings from the Parish News

Facilities improvements

for our churches

“BECAUSE WE CARE” COMMUNITY EVENT - SAT 20TH & SUN 21ST JULY

A fun weekend, all centered around the Church, School and Village Green at Plaistow

Free parking - follow the signs

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS SUMMARY - for full details visit www.kppevents.co.uk.

ALL WEEKEND

Winterton Hall exhibition

How the Parish has changed (or not!) down the years - historical pictures and information.

Food and drink

Food stalls for everyone, refreshments and beer stand, plus cream teas in Winterton Hall.


SATURDAY 20TH JULY

9.45 am - 5.00 pm: Flower festival at Holy Trinity church

Opened by Dame Julie Walters at 9.45 am. Plus children's competition: flower arrangement in a jam jar.

10.30 am: 5k Fun Run

Run with Lord Sebastian Coe or walk with Dame Julie Walters. Start & finish at Plaistow & Kirdford School.

Entry fee £15 - sign up on-line of pick up a form from the Village Stores. Registration from 9.00 am.

10.00 am - 6.00 pm: F1 McLaren simulator

Three laps of the Monaco Grand Prix Race Track. Tickets £10.

Book your slot on-line to avoid disappointment. Sign in 10 minutes before your slot.

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm: Fitsteps with Maureen

Dance/fitness fun session designed by Strictly Come Dancing stars Ian Waite & Natalie Lowe. Tickets £3.00

6.00 pm - 10.30 pm: Party the night away

With singer/songwriter Keiran Blackmore, Live DJ, & headline act Murdoch's Crazy Eyes. Tickets £15.00.

10.30 pm: Firework Display

By Aurora Fireworks.


SUNDAY 21ST JULY

All Day: Stands, stalls & more

Starlight Parties bouncy castle & assault course, Mini bell tower, Children's craft activities, Tombola,

'Summer Mummers' by Kirdford Players, Sample Nepalese food and meet the Gurkhas,

West Sussex Wildlife Trust, Plant Stall, Local Crafts, Local Charities, Sussex Community Search Team,

…… and much more.


9.00 am: Holy Communion at Holy Trintiy church

10.00 am - 5.00 pm: Flower Festival at Holy Trinity church

Plus children's compettion: Flower arrangement in a jam jar.

10.00 am - 6.00 pm: F1 McLaren simulator

Three laps of the Monaco Grand Prix Race Track. Tickets £10.

Book your slot on-line to avoid disappointment. Sign in 10 minutes before your slot.

11.00 am: Carnival and Vintage Car Parade

Floats assemble at Rickmans Lane from 10 am.

Cars assemble at Kelsey Hall from 10.00 am and tour Ifold before joining the Parade.

11.30 am - 5.30 pm: Laser Clay Shooting

With Gold medallist and World Record holder Peter Wilsom MBE. No booking required - pay as you go.

3.00 pm onwards: Live music

From Liam Wakefield, Taygan Paxton, Plaistow & Kirdford School Choir, Rock Choir


This event is to raise funds for the re-ordering of Plaistow church (so that it can be used more flexibly, not just by the church family, but also by the whole community), and for other village projects