Heathlands Fair

This year Heathlands Fair is on Sunday 16th July. We will again be taking a table and look forward to seeing you there. This event is always great fun.

Make & Mardle

The next Make and Mardle will be on Tuesday 18th July from 10 am to 12 noon at Hemblington Church. As usual there will be coffee, cake, chat and craft (optional); all are welcome. Call 270360 for more information.

Hemblington Church Quiet Day

A Quiet Day is being held at Hemblington Church on Saturday 1st July from 10.30 am until 3.30 pm. This day will be led by Rev Alison Atkinson. It will consist of scriptural reflections and times to reflect on them in stillness. There will be a lunch break when your own packed lunch can be eaten but tea, coffee and juice will be provided.

Friends of All Saints Church – Painted Churches Tour

If you are interested in Medieval churches and wall paintings then this is the tour for you! A guided tour of three local churches with several sets of well-preserved 14th & 15th century
wall paintings and a unique 15th century pulpit plus tea and cake!

Our tour takes place on Saturday, 12th August starting at 2 pm at South Burlingham Church (near to Acle, south of the A47) then to Moulton St Mary and Wickhampton. The tour will be led by the Rev’d Canon Nick Garrard, Rural Dean of the Blofield Deanery, who will discuss the wall paintings, their meanings and significance, as well as some of the other treasures within each church.
Information about each church, a map and directions will be sent in advance. The cost is £11.00 per person.

To reserve a place on the tour, please download and complete the form *HERE*.

Visit by the Bure Valley Conservation Group

On Wednesday 26th April members of the Bure Valley Conservation Group visited Hemblington Church for a talk about the history and architecture of the church. After refreshments the group braved the cold winds to undertake the first wild plant survey of the year, noting some 46 plants and seeing or hearing 13 different species of birds. This event was organised by the Friends of All Saints Hemblington. Thanks to David Bryant for this photo of the event. Click on the photo to see a larger version.

Bure Valley Group

You can see a full report of this event *here*.