St Margaret’s Church Summer Fete and Gift Day Saturday 9th July. Roll up, roll up! 10.00am – 1pm in the churchyard
Celebrate summer with the Happenstance Morris dancers, and enjoy coffee and cake, raffle and tombola, craft and produce stalls, outdoor games and activities at Alderton’s annual church fete.
Stalls also available in the church and a display of vintage cars in the Old Rectory garden.
Book for a delicious lunch in the Village Hall from 12.30 to 2pm. Please see menu for details. Ring Helen West with your choice on 620587 or hand in into the shop or at Junipers, Blacksmiths Road.
Come along to St Margaret's Church Food and Fizz evening in Alderton Churchyard on Saturday June 11th starting at 6pm. Karen Cox's woodwind group will be playing background music and there will be an exhibition of royal memorabilia in the Church to celebrate the Queen's birthday. Tickets are £5 and include canapes. There will be a pay bar.
Tickets from Helen West on email@example.com or Ros Smith 620560/ firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds to church running costs.
Blessing of the crib and children’s carols, 3.30pm
Midnight Mass, 11.30pm
Holy Communion, 10.30am
Nine lessons and carols, 10.30am
Please come along to St Margaret's Church Summer Fete and Gift Day. There's a wide range of stalls in the churchyard - plants, cakes, vintage treasures, cards, books, woodturning and other crafts, accessories, cosmetics and gifts. There's lots of other attractions including:
Lunch is served in the Village Hall from 12.30pm from £5 per head. Book in advance: 01242 620587 from the menu. Still hungry? Tea can be had in the church from 1.30pm.
This year we're also holding a photography competition on the theme of Alderton is a Way of Life. There's an entry fee of 50p per photograph with prizes for the winners of the adult and 16 and under classes. Entries should be submitted as prints to the Village Hall between 5-7pm on Friday 10th July or in advance to Ros Smith at 7 Church Road.
All are welcome and there is no entry charge.
Alderton residents, please bring your Gift Day envelopes with you. There will also be a box in the village shop and the church for donations. Please give generously to help us repair the bells in our village church and preserve it for the future.
Lunch menu and booking details
St Margaret’s Church Fete & Gift Day
Join in the fun!
All are welcome, both new and long term residents of Alderton! Please bring your Gift Day envelopes with you for collection by the Rev Nick Carter. There will also be a box in the village shop.
World War Remembrance Service
A service with choral tributes and poetry readings will be held on Sunday July 13th 10am-2pm. See Newsletter for more details.