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  • Sneak preview – Galliard Trio concert programme

    Sneak preview – Galliard Trio concert programme

    We are delighted to give you this sneak preview of what’s in store for this evening’s concert… Download an online version of the programme (which will be free on the evening) by clicking the link below: The Galliard Trio – The Programme (pdf) Haven’t bought your tickets yet? Reserve your place… If you haven’t bought […]

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  • Reserve your tickets for collection on the door!

    Reserve your tickets for collection on the door!

    If you haven’t got round to buying tickets to the concert (Saturday 15th) and would like to guarantee entry send an email to Dona McCullagh on dona@dmccullagh.co.uk and we’ll reserve tickets in your name for payment on the door. We are delighted to be welcoming the London-based Galliard Trio to Caldecote. The evening – on […]

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  • And there was light

    And there was light

    The recent rains had given stinging nettles a new lease of life in the churchyard, as some of us found to our painful cost during the working party morning. But we made very fast progress to bring air and light back into some of the more overgrown areas of the burial ground.

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  • Bees & Teas! Gardens announced…

    Bees & Teas! Gardens announced…

    Thank you so much to all who have volunteered to participate in this year’s Caldecote Open Gardens – we have a wonderful range of gardens and attractions lined up, from plant stalls to pony rides and pizzas to pigs!

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  • Churchyard working party: Saturday May 11th

    Churchyard working party: Saturday May 11th

    Last summer a group of us had a go at tidying up the more overgrown areas of the churchyard. And the difference we managed to make in just a few hours is still very evident today. The north side of the graveyard is transformed – the late daffodils recently graced graves which a year ago […]

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  • A Tune for June – harpsichord, oboe and flute!

    A Tune for June – harpsichord, oboe and flute!

    We are privileged to have been offered a concert performance in St Michael’s by the Galliard Trio to help us raise funds for the church. The Galliard trio was formed in 1981 and has been giving concerts ever since throughout the south of England, for music clubs and good causes. The players are: Andrew Morris […]

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  • Fundraising Planning – next meeting on April 11th

    Fundraising Planning – next meeting on April 11th

    Our February planning meeting came up with a series of fun activities to look forward to through the year – very many thanks to all who spoke to us, offering help and suggestions. We have set a date to meet again to further discuss the ideas and how best each event can be arranged – […]

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  • Can you join our delivery team?

    Can you join our delivery team?

    A couple of years ago a team of Friends undertook to delivery each issue of the village newsletter – the Caldecote Journal, in aid of the Friends of Caldecote Church. We are extremely grateful to everyone who has been taking part in this project, which is bringing in a modest regular contribution to our funds. […]

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  • Why our churchyard is good for baby birds

    Why our churchyard is good for baby birds

    A recent study by the Cambridge-based Anglia Ruskin University discovered that young birds raised in areas with traditional hedgerows and native trees were bigger and healthier compared to those raised in city parks. The reason seems to be that the parent birds had more trouble finding the types of moth caterpillars that they feed their […]

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  • A date for your diary: November 23rd 2013

    A date for your diary: November 23rd 2013

    After the success of Moira Neville’s flower arranging event last year, which raised nearly £600, Moira has offered to come to Caldecote again, this time in the lead-up to Christmas 2013. We’re sure this offers an excellent and opportune chance to share seasonal ideas and inspiration. At this stage it’s a date for your diary […]

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