Monthly Archives: January 2013

Friends of Chadkirk February meeting

February. Days are lengthening a little. Yet spring seems a way off.
Looking for a date in February, something to celebrate, a chance to get together and eat a little something, maybe laugh a little. Howard suggested Accession Day: February 6th 1952. The coronation of Elizabeth II was later in 1953. Ok it’s a bit of stretch but…the social planned is a 1953 themed evening. There’ll be a DVD of the coronation, music of the period and nibbles, Coronation Chicken and Battenberg cake.

Each member of the group is contributing, all co-ordinated by Pat.
If you are a member already, Pat will let you know how you can contribute.
For those who are not yet members, it costs £5 to join The Friends of Chadkirk.
Then you can come to the Chapel, bring and share, and celebrate 1953.
By joining now you will be able to take part in this members only event as well as all the other activities planned for the year.

7-9pm Thursday 14 February 2013 in Chadkirk Chapel

The lamps in the garden have been repaired. Approaching the Chapel on a dark evening is no longer spooky – instead it is quite romantic. Befitting for a social gathering on Valentine’s Day.

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The year ahead

Happy New Year!

Friends of Chadkirk met in the Chapel last night to summarise the achievements of 2012 and to look forward to the coming year. While there are uncertainties about the evolving structure for management which are beyond our control, the decision was made to draw up a calendar for the year as a starting point. Here is a provisional list of the events visitors will be enjoying in 2013.

Gardening Time for volunteers:
First Saturday (2-4pm) and third Thursday (10.30am-12.30) of every month.

Meetings:
Friends of Chadkirk meet every month on 1st Thursday of the month.
Business meetings alternate with a varied mix of social meetings.

Thursday 3 January 7-9pm Business meeting
(There will be no meeting of volunteers for Gardening on Saturday 5th January)

Thursday 14 February 7-9pm Social. Remember 1953.

Sunday 3 March St Chad’s Day Service in the Chapel

Sunday 31 March Easter Sunday Service in Chadkirk Chapel 3pm

Monday 1st April Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday 26 May Scarecrow making in The Walled Garden

Saturday 8 June Plant Sale in the gardens 2.30-4pm
*Please note that this is a week earlier than originally planned.

Wednesday 24 July Team begin Well Dressing for Festival TBC

Sunday 28 July Chadkirk Festival

Saturday 14 September Bat and Bird Box Building in Chapel

Friday 25 October Harvest Supper in Chapel

Sunday 27 October Harvest Service in Chadkirk Chapel

Sunday 8 December Carol Services at 3pm and 4-30pm in Chadkirk Chapel