Saints Alive: Stanhoe and Barwick Newsletter

October 2018

Dates for your diary:-

4th & 10th October:– WI meetings – see below

4th October:– Flu Clinic – see below

17th October & 12th November:– Stanhoe Village Screen – see below

20th October:– Autumn Wine Tasting:– see below

WI notices:–

Thursday 4th October, in the Reading Room, Cross Lane, Stanhoe PE31 8PS. Dr Maureen James, “Witch, Wicca, Wisewoman”. This is an Open Meeting and all are welcome.

Wednesday 10th October - members’ lunch at The Barsham Arms. Advance booking required.

For further information about our WI, please contact Valerie (01485 576261) or Pamela (01485 518033)

The Burnhams Surgery - Flu Vaccination Clinics:–

This year’s Flu Vaccination Clinics will be held on Thursday 4th October 2018 and Tuesday 9th October 2018 between the hours of 11:00 am and 3:30 pm at The Burnham Surgery.

The Clinics are open to all Registered patients over 65 years of age or patients who have the following:–

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Lung disease
  • Liver and/or Kidney disease
  • Pregnant or a Registered Carer
  • Lower Immune system due to disease or treatment
  • Neurological disease such as Parkinson’s or Motor Neurone Disease.

No appointments are necessary to attend the Flu Clinics.

Stanhoe Wine Tasting Event:–

  • Don’t forget to book Stanhoe’s charity wine tasting event on 20th October!

  • The wines have been delivered and they look great on the outside

  • Book now to find out how they are on the inside!

This Iberian Themed Charity Wine Tasting is in aid of the Reading Rooms and Village Hall

  • Welcome glass of English Sparkling Wine

  • Tastings of two white wines and 3 red wines from Spain and Portugal

  • Convivial company of friends and neighbours

  • Simple, tasty and plentiful home-prepared buffet.

Advanced Booking Essential:–

Numbers are limited so RSVP by 7th October please

Tickets:– £16 Nic Hopkins or Kate Jewell

Mobile:– 07785 387683

Address:– Lavender Cottage, Cross Lane, Stanhoe.

Email:– nic@stanhoe. org

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Stanhoe Village Screen:–


‘The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society’ (12A) (Drama/History/Romance) on Wednesday 17th October at 7:30pm

A writer (Lily James) forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War 11, when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. Adapted from the novel by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer, the director Mike Newell weaves together a richly layered film that is uplifting, moving and delightful.

Date For Your Diary:–

‘The Mercy’ (12A) Adventure/Biography/Drama, on Monday 12th November at 7:30pm

The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times. Starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz.

Tickets £5 on the door to include a complimentary drink.

Doors open 7:00pm

For further information:–

Website -

Phone - 01485 518191

Brancaster Camera Club:–

Tuesday 9th October:– Roger Hance FRPS AFIAP BPE5* presents ‘The law of Averages’.

This should be a very special evening. Visitors welcome. Admission £5 to include refreshments.

Tuesday, 23rd October:– Annual Digital Competition judged by Ian Ward

Both meetings to be held in Brancaster Staithe Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

Contact Jim Till on 01485 210013 or Wendy Calow on 01553 674725 for more details.

And finally:–

Autumn Winds

Autumn winds begin to blow
Coloured leaves fall fast and slow
Whirling, twirling all around,
Till at last they touch the ground.

Saints Alive editor , 7 Station Road, tel 517 005

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