This weekend 158 visitors came along to St Marys Church to admire our community’s contribution to the 2018 Horncastle and Villages Churches Festival. The Church was transformed in commemoration of those who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars. Feedback was very complimentary and many visitors commented on the transformation of the church and the individual displays, all donated and arranged by parishioners. There was special praise for the idea to feature over a thousand knitted poppies, both red and white. This morning children and teachers from the primary school took a break from the classroom to see what can be achieved by a dedicated and creative community team.
……at this year’s Kirkby on Bain Annual (Civil) Parish Meeting, scheduled for 7pm Thursday April 28th 2016, in the Primary School Hall in Wharf Lane.
It’s not a regular Parish Council meeting with a strict agenda, but an informal get-together – your chance to tell us what you really think about life in this village, to suggest how we might improve things, to socialise, showcase community activities and celebrate recent achievements.
Some of the highlights: Continue reading
If you don’t believe this, you can see them for yourself in St Botolph’s Church (aka the Stump) until January. 3,000 Christmas tree stars and a nativity scene knitted by people across Lincolnshire, all dedicated to family, friends, memories and even pets.
Called Christmas Knitivity, this imaginative project was organised by BBC Radio Lincolnshire in partnership with St Botolph’s Church. Local radio staffers and Boston parishioners got together with Oldrids store to decorate more than 30 trees with these unusual stars. Continue reading
From Penny Stones:
The KOB KRAFTERS group meets on the last Tuesday evening of the month at a member’s house. Our friendly group meet to chat, drink tea and coffee, knit or crochet and discuss all things woolly for a couple of hours! We compare notes, put the world to rights and show off our work.
There is help with woolly problems and we have lots of laughs. For more information ring me on 01526 353739