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Welcome to 2011
. Silchester celebrated with a splendid
in the Calleva and with the now traditional New Year visit by the Kennet Morris Men.
Something a little different -
have a look at the activities for
to see what has been going on during the past month!
Mina the donkey, the Second Augustan Legion, Bishop Peter and glorious weather
Palm Sunday 2011
was a great experience for the good-
sized crowd that joined in!
Basing Clog Morris and their guests the Shinfield Shamblers
dancing at the Calleva.
14 May 2011 -
Fun Run time again!
up and supporting
organisation; followed by
unners getting ready, starting and around the cour
and finally finishers as they
cross the line and the awards
presented by Canon Ken Batt. Thanks to Paul’s contribution we have improved photo coverage this year.
Rogation Sunday, blessing the crops and tradition of ‘Beating the Bounds’ -
walking the Parish Boundary
, a joint Church and Silchester Association event. Additional pictures thanks to Howard.
SILCHESTER VILLAGE FETE
11 June. Beautiful weather, a great crowd and fun for all!
Steve’s pictures from the
held 28 July.
Life in the village carries on while your webmaster has been off on his travels but I made sure to be back for the
First Silchester Beer Festiva
l in the Village Hall at the beginning of September -
out evening with a range of real ales and cider accompanied by a bowl of chilli and music by ever-
diggers’ farewell bash
managed to find fair weather for an outside drinks and music evening in the garden at the Calleva, also the scene for Sharon and Simon to celebrate their tenth anniversary in the village.
8 October -
musical evening in the church, a sell-
out concert much appreciated by everyone attending.
espite weather concerns earlier in the week,
5 November Bonfire Night
was a great success with a huge crowd enjoying the bonfire, fireworks and all the supporting essentials including pumpkins, burgers, mulled wine, crazy cakes and a bride in pink wellies!
at the War Memorial -
another good turn-
Fish was 50 on Tuesday
and taken completely by surprise on Saturday evening by a party organised by Sonia, attended by lots of people including some who Fish hadn’t seen for years!
Sunday 27 November saw a huge crowd outside the Calleva for a
Christmas market and to join in singing carols after Robin Scott turned on this year’s tree lights
December and Christmas fast approaching! The
children’s Christmas party
in the village hall, the
Barnardos Toy Run
and St Mary’s
all took place over the weekend 3/4 December.
Carols in the Calleva
a full house on Monday 19 December.
in the Village Hall.