Great Gidding

Service of Remembrance

Service of Remembrance

This year our Service of Remembrance at St Michael’s Church on Sunday 12th November takes place in the late afternoon at 5pm. The Sawtry Branch of the British Legion will be in attendance, and the service will be taken by Revd Mandy Flaherty. Before the service, the

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August church services

The Tuesday morning services of Matins on 8th, 22nd and 29th August are cancelled – services will resume again in September. However the scheduled service of Holy Communion will take place on Tuesday 15th August at 8am.

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Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

The Induction of Revd Mary Jepp took place at Holy Trinity Church, Kilmarnock on Thursday 15th June. A number of people from the Benefice travelled north to attend. The church was packed for the service taken by the Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway. Besides Mary’s parishioners and

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Mary’s final service ends on a merry note

Mary's final service ends on a merry note

The Revd Mary Jepp’s final service took place on Sunday 21st May at St Michael’s Church. The service was one of Choral Evensong. We were delighted to welcome back “Divers Voyces” to lead the music, and they sang settings by Bruckner, Morales, Holst and Peter Phillips. The

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Talk and organ recital – CANCELLED

Talk and organ recital - CANCELLED

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE TALK AND ORGAN RECITAL ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE EVENT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED LATER THIS YEAR. Friday 19th May 2017 at 7.30 pm in St Michael’s Church at Great Gidding José Hopkins (Diocese of Ely Organ Advisor) will give a short talk about

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Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

We welcome back Divers Voyces with their Music Director, Jeremy Jepson, to lead the music at this service. The Introit will be by Anton Bruckner (Locus isti), and the canticles sung to settings by the 16th century Spanish composer Christòbel de Morales and Gustav Holst.  As Ascension

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Repair work to St John’s and St Michael’s – A report

Repair work to St John's and St Michael's - A report

2016 was a very busy year in terms of fabric restoration at both our churches. Restored windows for St John’s Church, Little Gidding At St John’s Church, Little Gidding, the restoration of the fabric at the east end has been completed with the provisions of new stonework.

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GIDDING HISTORY GROUP – Archaeological Dig – 22nd and 23rd May 2017

GIDDING HISTORY GROUP - Archaeological Dig - 22nd and 23rd May 2017

Gidding History Group have been chosen by the University of Cambridge to host this year’s Higher Education Field Academy.  This annual event enables young people from local Academies to have a try at digging a test pit.  Details are on the attached poster.  We are seeking 12

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Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

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Great Gidding History group next meeting

Great Gidding History group next meeting

The January meeting of the History Group will be held on Tuesday 24th.  Change of venue to Manor Site Farm.  We will be looking at old (mainly black and white) photographs of Peterborough and surrounding village. 7.30PM start time

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