The Messenger - Serving Gislingham, Mellis and the Thornhams

Diary

Future Events

01 October 2022

Book Sale, Coffee & Cakes

10.00am – 12 noon
Homemade cakes & refreshments etc.

Venue: Gislingham Village Hall

01 October 2022

Mellis Farmers Market

9.00am – 12.00 midday.

  • Artisan soughdough bread
  • locally produced cheeses and pies
  • Meat - beef ,lamb and pork
  • Organic jams, marmalades,honey and curds
  • Cakes, cookies and brownies
  • flowers locally grown
  • Barista coffee
  • Quality craft stalls and much more! 

Venue: Mellis Memorial Hall

01 October 2022

Wickham Skeith Garage Sales

Maps available from Wickham Skeith Village Hall on the day, from 8.30am.

02 October 2022

Autumn Fair at Beyond The Wall

Celebrating the end of our growing year.

12.00 noon – 3.00pm

Free entry

  • Live music
  • drinks and food
  • Plant and craft stalls and more!

Venue: Thornham Walled Garden

14 October 2022

Afternoon Tea and Live Entertainment

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Sponsored by Friends of St Mary’s, Gislingham

Entertainment by highly praised Tyler-Kemp Music from 2.00pm

Sandwiches, scones, cake and tea served from 3.00pm

Tickets from Sandra Smith 01379 788550. £15.00 per person.

Venue: Gislingham Village Hall

15 October 2022

Mellis Farmers Market

9.00am – 12.00 midday.

  • Artisan soughdough bread
  • locally produced cheeses and pies
  • Meat - beef ,lamb and pork
  • Organic jams, marmalades,honey and curds
  • Cakes, cookies and brownies
  • flowers locally grown
  • Barista coffee
  • Quality craft stalls and much more! 

Venue: Mellis Memorial Hall

19 October 2022

Gislingham WI Soup Supper

7.30pm

Venue: Gislingham Village Hall

21 October 2022

Thornham Film Night - "Limbo"

7.30pm

A witty and poignant film about following a dream, no matter where it takes you.

Tickets £5 pay at the door.

Licensed Bar - Ice Creams.
Bookings films@thornhams.org

 

Venue: Thornham Magna Village Hall

22 October 2022

Quiz Night

Tickets cost £10 to include Ploughman’s Supper.

Doors open at 7.00 pm.

Bring your own drinks and glasses.

For tickets contact Terry Williams on 01379 783903 or gislinghamvillagehall@gmail.com

 

Venue: Gislingham Village Hall

22 - 23 October 2022

Pumpkin Decorating Competition

Why not unleash your creative side this Autumn?

Decorate a pumpkin….spray it, paint it, glitter it up….whatever you want. Free to enter. Fantastic prizes for…..

  • Girls under 16
  • Boys under 16
  • Men
  • Women

Need a pumpkin? then local pumpkin patch at Frogs Farm (A140) Thwaite will be open weekends from 8th October and half term holiday.

Please bring your decorated pumpkins on Saturday 22nd October 2-4pm or Sunday 23rd 10-11am to Thornham Magna Village Hall

Venue: Thornham Magna Village Hall

23 October 2022

Thornham Autumn Fair

11.00am – 4.00pm

Free entry + VIP Guest

In aid of the refurbishment of our lovely village hall

  • Homemade Treats & Crafts
  • Posh Tombola
  • Fabulous Fudge
  • Dried Flowers
  • Pumpkin Decorating Competition
  • Handmade Jewellery
  • Grand Autumn Raffle
  • Homemade Nibbles and Much More!

Venue: Thornham Village Hall

28 October 2022

Experience the Friendly Invasion

7.30pm (Doors at 7pm)

Refreshments provided • Raffle

TICKETS £10.00 per person or £17.50 per couple (all ages) to include refreshments
Tickets from Wortham Post Office or from Kit Brinkley: 07947 414 968 (including reservations)

The US Eighth Air Force was the largest Air Armada ever committed to battle in the history of warfare.
By August 1945, over three million American GI’s had passed through the UK - Never was their impact greater than in the Counties of Norfolk & Suffolk.

Clive Stevens has been researching ‘The Friendly Invasion’ for over 30 years. An acknowledged speaker on the Military and Social impact the Americans made upon the local community, his Presentations contain countless stories and local photographs; many of them in full colour.

 

 

Venue: Rickinghall Village Hall

28 - 29 October 2022

Gislingham Variety Club: A Nunconventional Death

A Murder Mystery - by Michelle Norris
Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October at 7.30pm

Tickets £18 – includes 3 course meal(bring  your own drink/glasses)
Available from the Box Office: Telephone - 01379 788620 or email gvc@daynet.co.uk

Venue: Gislingham Village Hall

06 November 2022

Thornham Sunday Breakfast Club

Join us for a delicious light breakfast with guest speaker Christine Webber Writer, broadcaster and ex anglia TV presenter.

10:30am

Tickets - £7.50 To book please email breakfast@thornhams.org

All proceeds go towards the refurbishment of our village hall

Venue: Thornham Magna Village Hall

12 November 2022

Tales of Conservation and Faith with Elizabeth Leat (RSPB)

7:30pm

£3.00 per person including refreshments
For further information and tickets please call Kev Gladwell on 01379 898924 or check out the website at www.parkviewchapel.co.uk

 

Venue: Park View Chapel, Botesdale