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Birthday Cakes for Jesus

Friday 6th December saw Musical Toddlers begin in the usual way with all the little ones (and some of the grown ups too) playing with the many toys. We then came together to make birthday cakes for Jesus. We combine butter, sugar, eggs, flour and fruit and as we stirred the mixture we talked about…

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St Peter’s Codford – Advent and Christmas news

Many apologies for the lack of November news, but here’s a bumper edition for the run-up to Christmas. The big news has of course been the bells, which are now up and ringing in the tower as they have for hundreds of years.   Just think that James VI of Scotland had only just united the…

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Upton Lovell Clean Up

A huge thank you to all those who turned up to help clean the churchyard and the Village Hall car park. It was a great turn out with over 30 people of all ages coming together. A lot was achieved in a short time, with much fun and laughter throughout, so thank you all very…

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Light up the Darkness

St Peter’s Codford joined in the fun of Halloween by opening the Church for local youngsters out “trick and treating” with their parents.  To counter the image of darkness and Ghost we invited the Children to light a candle on the eve of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. for a loved one who…

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Ploughman’s Lunches at Codford Village Hall

Saturday 2nd November saw another of our wonderful Ploughman’s Lunches at Codford Village Hall. The team from St Peter’s Codford once again provided delicious food for over 70 people from all around the upper Wylye Valley. On a rather cold and wet day we all thoroughly enjoyed a three-course meal of homemade warming soup, ham…

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Upton Lovell Harvest Festival

Upton Lovell’s Harvest Festival began with a children’s ‘Bake Off’ and Harvest tea. Gill Boxall opened her home to 8 children, parents and grandparents who all had great fun making chocolate biscuits and icing cupcakes to enter in the village ‘Bake off’ competition. The church was beautifully decorated for the Harvest Festival and hidden around…

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Flower Arranging Demonstration for St Mary’s Church Codford

On Saturday, 7th September, 2019, in the Woolstore Theatre, Codford, Emily Broomhead gave a wonderful flower arranging demonstration. Emily is a Chelsea Gold medalist and her talents were displayed to our great enjoyment.     Not only is she a wonderful and talented flower arranger but she has a great sense of fun, is an easy…

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Harvest Festival – St Peter Codford

It was great to have a good turnout for our Harvest Festival last month. The church looked wonderful: thank you so much to all of you who worked so hard to decorate the church. Several boxes of food went directly the foodbank, supplemented by £112 raised from the mini auction. This month, it is Sunday…

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The Bells of Codford St Peter

Update: Our bells are to be returned to the church on Wednesday 29th October.   If you would like to see them in their pristine refurbished condition, before they are raised into the tower, to disappear from view for perhaps a hundred years, please call at the church during 29th or 30th. We hope that many…

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Butterfield and Beyond

On Saturday, September 21st, Tina Sitwell and Tom Roberts attended Butterfield and Beyond, a conference devoted to churches designed by William Butterfield,  at St Augustine’s Church, Penarth, Wales. St Augustine was built by William Butterfield in 1866 and served as the focus of the conference supported by other speakers talking about William Butterfield’s work.  There…

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