16th December 2019

Village News and Events

in Boxted and Langham


Welcome to this week’s newsletter – giving you a reminder of some of the regular events taking place in Boxted and Langham. There’s a packed schedule for the weeks ahead.




Digital Help at the Hub

Tuesday 17th December
10am – 12noon


Drop-in session. Get basic digital skills for free. Bring your own devices.
 



Boxted History Group

Wednesday 18th December, 7.30pm
Boxted Village Hall


Ernest Hemingway – Soldier, Sailor or Spy – a talk by Barbara McElroy.

Everyone welcome.
 


Mobile library

Thursday 19th December, 10.10am to 10.40am
Boxted playing field car park


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Book review

Secret Service by Tom Bradby

Secret Service by Tom Bradby

The world is on the brink of crisis. The Cold War is playing out once more on the global stage. The Worlds’ governments will do whatever it takes to stay at the top.

To those who don’t really know her,Kate Henderson’s life must seem perfectly ordinary. But she is in fact a senior MI6 officer, who right now is nursing the political equivalent of a nuclear bomb.

Read the book review here.



 


Reverse Advent Calendar with Colchester Foodbank

 
The church youth groups are participating in this and any donations can be taken to The Edge, The Zone or the village churches. 
 



 


Church services



Sunday 22nd December

 
St Peter’s Boxted:
 
Sung Eucharist 9.30 am.
Carol Service 4 pm
  
 


 Dates for the diary …



New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Tuesday 31st December 7.30pm – 1am
Royal British Legion


Seasons Art Class
Monday 6th January
14 week course
                  Boxted Village Hall


Absolute beginners to improvers. Call 01206 526834 for details
 



Mobile library
Thursday 9th January, 10.10am to 10.40am
Boxted playing field car park


Useful links:

Boxted Village Hall
Boxted Village Website
Boxted Primary School
Boxted British LegionLittle Owls Pre-School
Langham and Boxted Churches
Boxted Cricket Club
Mobile Library Service
Boxted Runners
Boxted Neighbourhood Plan
Boxted WI on Facebook
Boxted WI on Twitter
Boxted 10K
Boxted Airfield Historical Group
Langham Community Centre
Langham Community Shop
Langham Village Website
Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB
Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map
Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch


Copyright © 2019 Boxted Village Website, All rights reserved.

8th December 2019

Village News and Events

in Boxted and Langham


Welcome to this week’s newsletter – giving you a reminder of some of the regular events taking place in Boxted and Langham. There’s a packed schedule for the weeks ahead.


Monday 9th December 8pm
The Shepherd, Langham
 


Tuesday 10th December
2-4pm



Boxted WI
Tuesday 10th December
Boxted Village Hall

This will be our Christmas party but we will also be focussing on issues contained in one of the 2019 WI campaigns this year which is ‘No more violence against women’.  With that in mind we will be having an ‘orange’ themed evening as this is the colour that marks the UN campaign to eliminate violence against women.  Visitors are very welcome to join us. 

We will also be collecting items to support the Colchester and Tendring women’s refuge and would welcome donations from the wider village community.  These can be brought to the village hall on the night, given to any WI member or contact us on 272597.  The list of new items they are looking for is as follows:

  • Toys for the children 
  • Single quilts*
  • Pillows*
  • Towels
  • Duvets covers*  – All families are provided with new bedding & towels, They then take them when they move on from the accommodation.
  • Toiletries 
  • Makeup
  • Nail Varnish
  • Tinned food – Food parcels are provided to all families on admission.
  • Pasta
  • Jars of sauces
  • Rice.

  * Only new bedding and linen accepted for the Women’s Refuge. 
 


Wednesday 11th December

Visit to Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Contact Info: Gill Brown 273286 or Tricia Gooding 230510



Your chance to get to know your local community policing team over a coffee.
 






Friday 13th December 7.30-9pm
Boxted Methodist Hall



Not to be missed!
The Boxted Amateur Players’ 2019 pantomime.


Matinee prices are £6.50 adult, £3.50 child.
Evening performance all seats are £6.50.
Buy tickets at buytickets.at/boxtedparishcouncil
 




Church services

Sunday 15th December


Eucharist – St Mary’s Church, Langham, 8:00 am 

Nativity Family Service – St Mary’s Church, Langham, 9:30 am




Reverse Advent Calendar with Colchester Foodbank

 
The church youth groups are participating in this and any donations can be taken to The Edge, The Zone or the village churches. 
 








 

 Dates for the diary …



Digital Help at the Hub
Tuesday 17th December
10am – 12noon


Drop-in session. Get basic digital skills for free. Bring your own devices.



Christmas Art Exhibition
Tuesday 17th December
10.30am – 12.30pm
Boxted Village Hall



Mobile library
Thursday 19th December 
Boxted playing field car park



Also on 9th January 2020

 



New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Tuesday 31st December 7.30pm – 1am
Royal British Legion


Useful links:

Boxted Village Hall
Boxted Village Website
Boxted Primary School
Boxted British LegionLittle Owls Pre-School
Langham and Boxted Churches
Boxted Cricket Club
Mobile Library Service
Boxted Runners
Boxted Neighbourhood Plan
Boxted WI on Facebook
Boxted WI on Twitter
Boxted 10K
Boxted Airfield Historical Group
Langham Community Centre
Langham Community Shop
Langham Village Website
Dedham Vale & Stour Valley ANOB
Essex County Council’s PROW Interactive map
Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch


Copyright © 2019 Boxted Village Website, All rights reserved.