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‘Folk Music in East Anglia’ – report

This was Bill Tamblyn’s pet subject of course, as he teaches folk music courses and collects songs too. This was held on 17th September and although only a dozen people came, they were mostly from outside the parish but were interested in the subject.

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December event: Peldon Village Carols

This Peldon tradition didn’t happen last year. Let’s revive it this year ! . Meet at PWCH car park at 6.30 pm. on Tuesday 17th December for some carol singing around the village. . Bill has the song sheets, all you need is some warm clothes and a torch!

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November event: ‘Storm along! Roll along!

A blockbuster Shanty Night on Saturday 16th November, with: . ‘The Hoolies’ – shanty crew from Wivenhoe . Bob Needham – Colchester Town Crier and shanty man . Quire – Colchester World Music Choir . Elaine Barker – Storyteller . . Bring a song! Bring your voices! The bar will be open – of course! […]

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Friends AGM, 2019 – NEW DATE

Dear Member of the Friends, The AGM scheduled for Wednesday 30th October had to be abandoned because there was not a quorum. It has now been moved to: Wednesday 13th November, at St. Mary’s church, Peldon, starting at 7.30pm The Agenda is confirmed as: Approval of the Minutes of the 2018 AGM, Matters Arising, Financial […]

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Some events for the Autumn

Folk Music in East Anglia Tuesday 17th September, 7.30pm at St. Mary’s. Harvest Supper Saturday 28th September, 7pm at St. Mary’s. Friends AGM Saturday 30th October, 7.30pm at St. Mary’s. Shanty Night Saturday 16th November, 7.30pm at Peldon & Wigboroughs Community Hall.

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‘Music for a Summer Evening’ – report

The Elite Quartet The Beaufort Ensemble Octavia (Quire) Elaine Barker Wednesday 17th July A delightful concert with light music for Strings by Karl Jenkins, Percy Grainger and Piazzola; wind music by Gerschwin, Irving Berlin and Freddie Mercury; and Octavia’s usual blend of songs from Africa, Europe, and a couple of Tamblyn originals. Elaine Barker presented […]

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Church Open Tower & afternoon teas

Sunday 11th August, 1.30 to 4.30pm. Ascend 88 steps for stupendous views ! Admission: £2.50 adults, £1 children. Also on Saturday 24th August and Sunday 22nd September.

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