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A snowy evening 22 December, nearly Christmas and the Calleva is packed for
, accompanied by musicians Hannah, Alastair, Katie and Izzy.
Silchester Christmas Dance
and Air Guitar Championship with a new band this year, The Lards. The trophy spends a third year with the Osman family with Cathy’s son Nat carrying it off this year!
Lots of fun and Father Christmas at the
children’s Christmas Party
in the Village Hall.
Christmas Tree 2010
Cutting, erecting and lighting up with carol singing!
Thursday 11 November with Silchester School Year 3 and the parish service on Sunday.
Bonfire and Fireworks 2010
in the grounds of Silchester House.
‘Hall Together Now’
Robin and friends provided a superb evening of music on 5 November to raise funds for the planned Village Hall development.
Girls and Ghouls
out to play at Hallow’een.
and organist Henry Peat entertain, 16 October, in aid of the organ maintenance fund.
Bishop of Basingstoke
, Peter Hancock, paid his first visit on 10 October to confirm several candidates and to meet locals at the Calleva afterwards.
A great working party of all ages spread new bark and tidied up the
on 9 October.
Harvest Hymns in the Calleva
for the pavilion -
the Calleva team thoroughly beaten by the ‘Professionals’ from the cricket and football teams.
Farewell to the 2010 diggers with a
party at the pub -
thanks to Paul for the pictures.
Silchester Music Festval 2010
a lower key event in the Village Hall just for this year but still really enjoyable with
Fake the Attack
Dead Mask Club
providing the entertainment.
The Romans return
to Silchester and dig open days 16/17 July -
lots of fun as well as the chance to learn more about our local heritage.
a well established annual event now! Thanks to Jon for taking some pictures while I was in Finland.
12 June on the Common with many of our usual favourites, joined by Pan Everest, the superb young steel drum musicians from Basingstoke.
More Morris Dancers!
Shinfield Shamblers, Basing Clog Morris and Fleet Morris performing outside the Calleva.
15 May -
Fun Run 2010
, lots of pictures!
up and supporti
ng organisation; followed by
runners getting ready, starting and around the course
and finally finishers as they
cross the line and the awards
presented by Tony Stanley, Chairman of the Parish Council.
The Silchester Trail
, funded by the National Lottery and local councils, was
launched on Bank Holiday Monday
when about fifty locals and guests donned boots and strode out to explore.
Palm Sunday in Silchester
donkey and Roman soldiers as usual but it was too wet to use the amphitheatre so the walk ended with a service in the Church this year.
A new plaything for our youngsters! A
has been installed and become an instant favourite as school comes out!
Valerie’s 90th birthday party
a big party for a great occasion.