Posts Tagged winter

New exercise classes for Great Gidding

New exercise classes for Great Gidding

Exercise4Seniors starts in November in Great Gidding Village Hall on Thursdays at 11.00am. Contact Steph Taylor on 07720 583340 or visit www.exercise4happiness.com

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Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Here’s something to ponder on the lead up to  Christmas. What type of tree will it be sat in the corner of the room, heavily draped in tinsel and a fine looking fairy/angel / Action Man adorning the leading tip.  There are a couple of ex Christmas

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Support Great Gidding School – Christmas Fair at The Admiral Wells in Holme 14th December

Come along on 14th December for cakes, crafts and reindeers at the Admiral Wells, 41 Station Road, Holme, Peterborough.

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History Group meeting dates 2013/14

History Group meeting dates 2013/14

Great Gidding History Group The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month between September and April. 7.30PM start time. The meetings are very informal – chatting and exchanging memories, sometimes photos or objects are brought in for discussion. The next meeting dates are: Wednesday 18th

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The Giddings in the snow, January 2013

The Giddings in the snow, January 2013

The recent cold snap has added an extra photogenic element to our villages. View the Photos section for more images of the January snows. View the Photos section for more images.

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Wassail

Wassail

On the evening of January the 9 th we will be exercising our pagan past with a Wassail This is an event that has been introduced over the past few years more to reconnect with our rural history and heritage.  The format for the evening has changed

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Bateman’s, Hook Norton and Fullers beer and Skittle’s night.

Bateman's, Hook Norton and Fullers beer and Skittle's night.

It’s the bleak mid winter, snow lying deep and crisp and even. Well you get the picture, so thank you to those who braved the cold for the February B & S night. As usual it was with great interest to see what the various offering would

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A Wassailing we go!

Drawn to the Jubilee woods by the light of bonfire and waning gibbous moonlight, the villagers once again gathered to join in with the ages old tradition of Wassailing. This year, to aid the abundant harvest of fruit on the trees, the Wassailing performed around the circle

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