11th February 2019

Boxted Carpet Bowls Club

The club meets every Friday night from 7 – 10 pm and alternate Tuesday afternoons from 1.30 to 4.30 pm at Boxted Village Hall.

The next Tuesday meeting is on 12th February.

New members always welcome.

Boxted WI

Chinese New Year Cook Off

Tuesday 12 February in the village hall from 7.30 pm.
Boxted Parish Council February Meeting

Wednesday 13 February from 7.30 pm in the village hall.
Read Boxted Parish Council’s February meeting agenda here:

Langham Ladies

Next meet on Thursday 14 February, 8.00 pm in the Community Centre, when Sarah Knights will speak on Chappel Home Chocolate. For further details on the trip to see Annie, lunch at Colchester Institute’s restaurant and a course on technology contact Gill Brown on 273286.

Langham with Boxted Parish Newsletter

Any contributions for the March newsletter need to be sent across on or before Thursday February 14th.


The Edge Youth Group

Next meets on Friday 15 February. 7.30 – 9 pm at the Methodist Hall, Cage Lane, Boxted.

For 11 to 18 year olds. Taking place fortnightly during term time. Games, activities and chats about teen issues and current topics of interest. Run by Langham and Boxted Churches. Further information from Dominic and Linda on 273324 or e-mail dominic@poplargs.co.uk

Church Services

Sunday 17 February

8 am Said Eucharist (BCP) at St Mary’s Langham.

9.30 am Family Service at St Mary’s, Langham

11 am Holy Communion service at Boxted Methodist Church led by Rev Ken Chalmers.

Road Closure on Straight Road, Boxted

To temporarily close that length of Straight Road, Boxted in the Borough of Colchester, from its junction with the centre of Hobbs Drive, east for a distance of approximately 10 metres.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019 or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting and is required for the safety of the public and workforce works to install new foul sewer connection in association with Section 50 Licence (works to be undertaken in phases).

The alternative routes will be via: Straight Road, Dedham Road, Old Mill Road, Chapel Road, Langham Lane, Langham Road, Straight Road and vice versa.

Access for emergency service vehicles and pedestrians will be maintained at all times during the closure.

All future planned road works and closure in Essex can be found on the following link:


Art and Craft Club

This meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month at Boxted Village Hall from 2 – 4 pm.

The next meeting is on 20 February.

A small friendly group.. Visitors and new members always welcome.

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Next meets on Tuesday 19 February, 7.30 pm at the Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, when Mike Davis will speak on Aircraft Versus U-Boats in World War 2. Details available from Jeremy on 07885 657255 or  jezzyh@btinternet.com

Admission donation £4, includes refreshments and a raffle ticket.

Boxted History Group

Anglian Clerical Characters

by Rev. Roy Tricker

Wednesday 20 February

Boxted Village Hall 7.30 for 8 pm

Evergreen Club

Bring and Buy Sale

Thursday 21 February from 2.30 pm in Boxted Village Hall.

Saturday 2 March

Village Hall, Cage Lane Boxted

Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start

Teams of up to 8 people

£5 per person
£3 for 12 year olds and under

Licensed bar

Snacks provided during interval


To book please ring Linda or Dominic on 273324

All proceeds to support Youth Work in Langham and Boxted

The village whodunnit is back for those who missed it in September.

Saturday 23 March at 7 pm

Join the Boxted Amateur Players at the Village Hall for an evening of entertainment where the audience try to solve the mystery of who bumped off Roger Botham. After a series of comedy sketches all leading to a sticky end for Roger, the local bigot, the audience have to try and establish just who was the murderer.

Tickets are £12 and include dinner and entertainment. There will be a licensed bar and tickets are available to book from  boxtedap@gmail.com 

All proceeds will be going to the Boxted St Peter’s

Church Tower Repair Fund.

Boxted Village Website :

Boxted Parish Council Website

Boxted Village Hall

Boxted Primary School

Little Owls Pre-School

Langham and Boxted Churches

Boxted Methodist Silver Band

Boxted Cricket Club

Boxted Running Club

Boxted Airfield Historical Group

Langham Community Centre

Langham Community Shop

Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB

Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map

Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch

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