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The Reptiles celebrate their tenth year performing at the
enjoyed by the sell-
out crowd in the Village Hall, 12 December.
erection, lighting up and carol singing around the tree and bikers’ presents for Barnardos.
Children’s Christmas Party
pictures courtesy of Philip
with BBC’s Sarah Walker judging the pumpkins.
at the War Memorial.
raising money for Guide Dogs.
18 October -
Silchester pupils, past and present,
remember Jacky Bhanot
in a celebration raising funds for SCOPE -
thanks Claire for the pictures!
4 October -
parish boundary walk
followed in the evening by harvest hymns in the Calleva.
13 September -
Lady Porter, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire joins us to celebrate community and the VoY achievement at the
6 September -
Family Fun Day
on the Common
1 August -
St Calleva’s School Social
” well supported by diggers!
Graham Lemm won the 2009 Potato Growing Trophy -
pictures of the
exhumation and weigh-
11 July -
for the diggers on a wet Saturday evening
8 July -
Residents’ garden in Firth Close
celebrated with Sentinel Housing
7 July -
a wet visit for
Shinfield Shamblers and Fleet Morris
27 June -
the sun shone for the fifth annual
Silchester Music Festival
23 June -
another visit from our friends
Kennet Morris Men and guests Hook Eagle
14 June -
Songs of Praise on the Common
with Hannington Band.
13 June -
Village Fete and Dogshow
, a lovely afternoon, enjoyed by all. (Thanks to Philip for some extra pictures.)
9 June -
Basing Clog Morris and Aldbrickham Clog Dancers
24 May, Bishop Trevor lead a packed congregation and
Confirmed three candidates.
After 12 years’ service, Val has stood down from her Churchwarden duties -
a gathering at St Mary’s on 17 May said a
19 May -
Fun Run 2009
a damp day’s trot!
26 April 2009 -
Silchester Strollers beaten by the Plough.
Berkshire Vintage Motorcycle Club
gather at the Calleva.
Palm Sunday 2009
on a lovely spring day with Roman Soldiers and Jenny the donkey.
Village of the Year
presentation in the school hall on 3 April. On 23 April we heard that we’ve won the Southern Area!
James Hellem completed the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara, 151 miles, six gruelling days raising money for cancer research. A
music night in the Calleva
added over £150 to his total.
at Silchester School -
the annual showcase for our youngsters lived up to expectations, a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Thanks to Jon Saltmarsh who took the pictures.
celebrated its 50th birthday with a gathering of both current and past team-
members, some travelling long distances to be with us -
have a look and see who you can recognise from the past.
birth of the
continues to attract both stalls and customers -
March saw the second of what is planned as a monthly event in the Village Hall.