Posts Tagged summer

Gidding Gobblers Café – Summer 2017

Gidding Gobblers Café - Summer 2017

What a great summer it’s been! It only seems like yesterday that Krystyna and Julie had the idea of opening a summer ‘pop-up’ café for cyclists and the local community in the village hall. And what a success Gidding Gobblers Café has been – a great opportunity

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Village Show a great success

Village Show a great success

A big ‘thank you’ to everyone who came along and helped to make this year’s produce show such a lovely day. The weather was wonderful, which was a relief after last year, and we were really amazed at the increase in entries, with nearly 300 exhibits from

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Moth Night

Our local moth experts carried out a moth watch on a calm summers evening on the 28th August. Two locations were chosen within the Jubilee Wood and once the equipment was set up and dusk rolled in all the creatures of the night put in an appearance,

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Plenty to experience in and around our lovely Parish

Plenty to experience in and around our lovely Parish

Well we are now into the spring equinox & many of us will be enticed into the countryside by the sheer pleasure it brings to those of us who walk, cycle, ride or drive. Everyone is encouraged to make sure though, that they are clearly visible to

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Barn Owl sitting on the camera

Barn Owl sitting on the camera

2014 has seen an apparent successful breeding season for Barn Owls in the Gidding Parish. At one location I tried to film some evening activity with a new time lapse camera, really just to understand the potential of this type of camera. So it was with surprise and

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Gidding Produce Show 2014 – a growing success

Gidding Produce Show 2014 - a growing success

What a show it was this year! Considering how difficult the weather has been at times we were a little apprehensive about how many entries we would get but we shouldn’t have worried. There was a wonderful array of vegetables and fruit and a great increase in

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Is it possible? Less than a week to go before the Gidding Village Show !!

Is it possible?  Less than a week to go before the Gidding Village Show !!

Just a reminder that there’s less than a week to go before the village show and BBQ on Sat 6th September from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. We hope that there will be plenty of entries this year and know that it’s been a difficult year (again) but don’t

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Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds – photos

Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds - photos

The weather didn’t deter us hardy villagers from turning out to join in the fun of playing the now traditional August Bank Holiday Monday game of Aunt Sally at The Fox & Hounds. Contestants came in all ages (2 and upwards) and nationalities (Slovakian, Folksworthian to name

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Aunt Sally and Pork Pies

Aunt Sally and  Pork Pies

August 25th 2pm Gidding Time @ the pub The Annual August Bank Holiday Aunt Sally Tournament Its back, the tournament you can’t say no to. Monday August 25th sees the annual Aunt Sally Tournament starting at 2pm Great Gidding time. This is in addition to the regular

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Mid-summers day dawn

Mid-summers day dawn

The time lapse camera crew have been out and about again. The latest video is of dawn breaking over the Jubilee Wood in Great Gidding on Saturday  21st June 2014. The camera was set to record from first light which occurred at around 3.50 am.  The street

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