Photos: An Evening in the Garden June 22nd

Photos: An Evening in the Garden June 22nd

‘An Evening in the Garden’ (in support of Emily Read’s expedition to the Arctic) took place at Crown Cottage, Great Gidding on Saturday 22nd June and featured the Peter Shepherd Jazz Trio and King’s School Swing Band. A note from Emily: Thank you hugely to everybody who

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Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walkers Association If you like walking you may be interested to know about a national organisation that exists to promote walking longer distance as a recreational or challenge activity. The Long Distance Walkers Association  (LDWA) promotes distance walking through its regional groups. For example the

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Sun shines on The Big Lunch & Have a Field Day

The sun shone for the annual ‘Big Lunch’ and ‘Have a Field Day’ on the recreation field in Great Gidding on Sunday 2nd June. Picnics and drinks were followed by a well fought rounders match (which ended in a very fair draw)! Free kites and footballs supplied

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‘Find José’ competition winner announced at Beer and Skittles evening.

The winner of the Giddings website competition ‘Find José’ was announced at last nights Beer and Skittles event held in The Village Hall. The winning entry was drawn from José’s sombrero by Andrew Alexander. The lucky recipient of the bottle of ‘bubbly’ was Michael Trolove who had

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Cambs ACRE/Environment Agency photography contest marks countdown to spring

Cambs ACRE/Environment Agency photography contest marks countdown to spring

After months of rain and snow, the Environment Agency is counting down the days until spring with a photography competition open to everyone in the east of England. Environmental enthusiasts have been urged to get their thinking caps on and their lens caps off to capture an

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“AY CARAMBA!” Chilli Night raises over £2000!

"AY CARAMBA!" Chilli Night raises over £2000!

If you were passing down Main Street on the rainy Saturday night of 26 January, you may have heard the strumming of Mexican music, the faint waft of chilli. This was the spectacular ‘Chilli Night and Auction of Promises’ put on on behalf of St Michael’s Church to boost much needed funds.

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