The children of St Mary's School Mortimer will be selling off cakes, biscuits, cookies, Christmas cakes, savoury bakes that they have produced for their 'Bake Off Competition'. All proceeds will go towards St Mary's Parent & Friends charity.
A new play from Farnham Maltings written especially to tour village halls. Brilliance is, at heart, a love story, combined with eclectic live music (5 musicians). It takes place in 1948 and 1963 and is most to village life. A show that is bound to light a spark, from the inside out. Look out for tickets (£15 ) from 14th October
On the evening of Saturday 3rd November, at the Reading Minster of St Mary the Virgin, the Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire and the Berkshire Branch of the Royal British Legion held a County Concert and Festival of Remembrance to commemorate the Centenary of the World War One Armistice.
After a successful International Scout Camp in Norway in 2015, 1st Burghfield & Sulhamstead Scout Group set their sights on Denmark for summer 2018. A rather epic coach journey found 34 Scouts and Explorers plus 7 leaders at the International Camp known as Houens Odde Spejdercenter on Saturday 4th August. After a somewhat later arrival than anticipated, we set up camp in
MVP were very pleased to have representatives of 26 affiliated organisation come to the Affiliates Networking Fair yesterday, Saturday 10th November 2018. St. John's Hall was packed with displays of what the groups do. Doug Overett, MVP's vice-chairman, explained that the purpose of the morning was help affiliates get the best out of MVP and their membership.
As is to be expected a significantly larger than usual crowd attended the act of remembrance at the War Memorial today, Sunday 11th November 2018. With so much in the news about the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, honouring those who fought and died for our country was in everyone's thoughts.
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Eagerly awaited every year since its start in 2010, The MVP Scarecrow Trail is one of the MVP major events, scheduled during the school autumn half-term break.
With between 25 and 35 Scarecrows spread right across the whole of the village, the fame of this event has spread far and wide, with families visiting the village to “Walk the Trail” every year.