Get planning your entries now for Fairwarp Fete Get your creative hats on and start planning your entries for this year's fete. Lots of categories to enter with some new ones in the mix - including a men only class for a curry sauce. Let's make it a bumper competition this year! Download [...]
What a wonderful and entertaining evening it was. With home-grown entertainment that was so varied and ably curated by Angela Tilly. The evening began with two poems from Lyn Telford which made us cry with sorrow and then with laughter. Dr John Caperon (our vicar) regaled us with a reading from Dicken’s A Christmas [...]
If you have been into the church recently you will have noticed the the dossal (the ornamental cloth hung behind the alter) is missing. It has been sent to the Royal School of Needlework to be repaired and cleaned. It had been hanging directly against the wall which is a little damp and when [...]
As part of the Fairwarp Remembers initiative, the WW1 Committee have been arranging to renovate and improve the war memorials to The Great War both in the churchyard and inside the church. The inside memorial has been renovated, cleaned and the gold paint updated. This lists all the men of Fairwarp who fought in [...]
Vicky Humber would like to thank everyone who joined her walk for charity in aid of NET Patient Foundation. The tea, coffee, cake and sausage rolls that awaited the walkers’ return went down very well! The event has raised £379.60.
There are lots of things planned to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. They will be taking place leading up to and including the weekend of 10 and 11 November. See our Fairwarp Remembers page for full details. You will also see we have put large poppies around the village. East [...]
Many thanks go to all those villagers who joined the clear up on Saturday 20 October. Everyone worked very hard and made such a difference in such a short time with their strimming, hedge cutting, grass cutting, and weeding. The bacon butties supplied by the Foresters Arms were very welcome at the coffee break [...]
Can you knit or crochet a poppy for the WW1 Steering Group? The poppies will be displayed as part of a bigger display on the weekend of the 10th/11th November to mark the end of hostilities in the First World War. See below for more information....
We hope you can join us for this special Cricket & Croquet Day when we remember all those whose lives were turned upside down by the First World War. The soldiers who never came back; the soldiers who came back with memories so awful they were never spoken about. And the families in small villages [...]