Kate's Home Nursing Carol Concert
Kate’s Home Nursing Carol Concert
St. Edward’s Church, Stow-on-the-Wold
Saturday 17th December 2016 at 6.30pm
Churchdown Male Voice Choir
Musical Director - Ralph Barnes
Accompanist -James Quinn
Tickets Available From:
The Borzoi Bookshop
Download an invitation (PDF)
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Winchcombe Christmas Festival
Winter wonderland welcomes you in Winchcombe
Winchcombe’s annual Christmas Festival returns on Tuesday 6th December when the picturesque ancient town’s independent shops, galleries and restaurants throw open their doors in a warm festive welcome to all.
The late night Christmas shopping evening is becoming an increasingly popular Cotswold Christmas tradition, with the town beautifully lit up with sparkling Christmas trees giving a truly festive experience for all the family.
The family friendly festive fun takes place between 5 and 8pm, offering an early Christmas treat for families, shoppers and foodies alike.
With live music entertainment, festive food and gift stalls from a variety of Cotswold craft traders who descend on the town in a one off Cotswold Christmas market, it is one of the biggest events in the Winchcombe calendar.
Last year over 2,000 people attended the community celebrations to mark the Christmas season and support local businesses and traders.
For the music lovers there will be festive music from choirs, singers and primary school performers as well children’s entertainment, Morris dancing and live radio broadcasts on Radio Winchcombe throughout the evening.
For those looking to tick off some items on their Christmas shopping list there will be over 40 stalls on North Street and Abbey Terrace offering local food and produce, jewellery, local crafts, arts and decorations galore.
For foodies the town’s popular pubs and cafes will be open serving up something festive and delicious including mulled wine and festive sweet and savoury treats.
Father Christmas will be the guest of honour in his special Grotto in the town’s Guide Hall, supported by Winchcombe Rotary Club and a team of happy Elves.
Angela Teasdale from Emporium on Winchcombe’s North Street is organising the festival this year. She said, “Winchcombe is a beautiful working town rich in Cotswold history and heritage. The festival is all about opening our doors, welcoming everyone in to share what we have to offer. It just captures the real meaning of Christmas. The event is organised by a team of volunteers from local businesses and residents to put something on for the local community to celebrate our town, and the local community responds by turning out in force to enjoy the Christmas celebrations with us.”
For more information on the Winchcombe Christmas Festival visit www.winchcombe.co.uk or www.facebook.com/WinchcombeChristmasFestival/
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Charity Christmas Party
Charity Christmas Party - 3rd December - please click on photo below for details:
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Vegan for November
Jennie Davis is currently working as a residential carer and recently had support from Kate's. She has described them as a wonderful palliative team based in Stow on the Wold and wrote the following:
They were my baseline and main contact when I looked after a client who died. They were absolutely amazing in their support, nothing was too trivial to ask. Their team was set up by a lady called Kate who needed palliative care, Their staff are fantastic. I intend to go vegan for November in support of their team; any donation will be greatly received and sent to them. I enjoy cheddar cheese, milk in tea and yogurt and I think soya cheese and yogurts are pretty awful, so this won't be particularly easy. I'm hoping to raise for £10 a day over 30 days towards Kate's palliative team funds. 'Vegan for November' is a World initiative.â€‹
Jennies, Virgin Giving page is shown above should you wish to support her intitiative.
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Family Fun Day and Open Air Concert
Kate's Record Breakers are holding a fantastic finale to their fund raising campaign for Kate's Home Nursing on 24th September at the Cotswold School, Bourton on the Water.
The day starts with a car boot sale and continues with the fun day from noon and the open air classic rock concert at 6pm, featuring Night Machine, Fourth Bass and Ricky Dee as Elvis.
The afternoon is free to all and there will be plenty for everybody to do including fun fair rides, Hobgoblin Hog Mob Bar, 'Kids Zone', classic car show, food and craft market, food marquee, bouncy castle and slide, show arena, face painting. All until 5pm when the gates open for the evening concert.
Tickets for the evening concert are £12 each, under 16's go free. There will be a pig roast and bar so lots of fun to be had. Gates open at 5pm. Tickets are available from The Kingsbridge Inn in Bourton on the Water.
For more information about any part of the day please follow the Facebook page at Kate's Record Breakers or ask Lynda on 01451 820903, 07867121122 or email@example.com
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