Music in Morcott Church 12 May 2019

Tickets are selling fast for this wonderful Sunday afternoon concert, featuring the talented pupils of Uppingham School Chamber Ensemble.

musictreeThe concert starts at 3pm. Tickets are £10 per person, to include light refreshments served afterwards (tea, cake) and are available from Alison Johnson on 747 381.

The planned programme is: Gounod the complete Petite Symphonie (Wind Nonet); Borodin Nocturne from String Quartet No.2; Shostakovich String Quartet No.1 Op.49 1st & 2nd movements; John Williams Selections from the film score to Schindler’s List.

UNRESERVED SEATING: come early for the best spot, and bring a cushion!

This is a fundraiser for St Mary the Virgin Church. The Church Council is very grateful to Uppingham School for including Morcott in their programme of Summer Concerts!

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Run Julie Run! A marathon fundraiser

Morcott’s own Julie Parker is taking part in the Virgin London Marathon this Sunday 28 April 2019.

Julie is raising money to help find a cure for Huntington’s Disease. Sadly, Julie’s son has recently been diagnosed with the disease, and her former partner lost his battle with Huntington’s in 2016. hda-logo_display

Please support Julie’s amazing effort: it’s really easy via her official (secure) Virgin Money Giving page, or knock on her door at 22 High Street with your donation.

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Spring Sale Saturday 27 April 2019

This new event is in Morcott Village Hall next Saturday opening at 2pm (until 4pm).

The Spring Sale features Nearly-New Clothes, a Cake & Produce Stall, a Bric-a-Brac/White Elephant stall and a small stall of Hardback Books. We’ll also be offering Tea & Cakes to buy/eat, and there’ll be a Raffle.

Entry on the door is £1.

The event replaces the Jumble Sale, and the clothes and goods on offer will be good quality. Find something lovely to wear, to use or to display in your home!

This is a fund-raiser for St Mary’s Church and a community event open to everyone.

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Easter Sunday Service 11am

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Our Easter Day service is at 11am, led by the Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong, followed by coffee and biscuits. All welcome! Chris and the churchwardens wish everyone a very Happy Easter!

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Mothering Sunday in South Luffenham

Since Mothering Sunday falls on a ‘fifth Sunday’ this year, there is just one Church service for our group of villages, to which all are welcome. The special Mothering Sunday service starts at 10am and is hosted by South Luffenham church.

PSDon’t forget the clocks spring forward one hour in the middle of Saturday night/Sunday morning.

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Coffee Morning 28 March

Pat Simmonds and friends are holding a Church Coffee Morning on Thursday 28 March from 10.30am-12 noon 2019, in the Village Hall.

£1 entry fee for coffee & biscuit. There will be a Bring & Buy Stall, Cake Stall, Raffle and the opportunity to fund the Easter Lilies in memory of a loved one. The 2019 Church Flower Rota will also be there with plenty of gaps to fill, and there will be a short flower demo to inspire us.

Village artist Tina Firkins will also be launching a lovely Greetings Card depicting Morcott Church which will be available to buy. Tina is kindly donating a percentage of the profits to church funds.

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Walking Group 21 March

The second half-day Walk of the recently-formed Morcott Walking Group is on Thursday 21 March 2019. Call Belle and Richard on 747 003 for details of meeting place, time and distance/stamina required!

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