Events

 

ARTS FESTIVAL

 

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2019

 

St. Mary’s Church, Colkirk. NR21 7NR

 

10am – 5pm Saturday, 10am – 4pm Sunday

 

Displays with the theme of

‘All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Creatures Great and Small’

 

*Vote for your favourite display with your spare change*

 

Over 100 paintings

Beautiful Flower Displays

Pottery by Colkirk potter

Stainless Steel Sculptures

Display of Bonsai trees

 

Refreshments available throughout the weekend.

 

Rev. Robin will close the Festival with a

Songs of Praise service at 4.00pm, Sunday.

 

All welcome.  Free Admission.

 

Further details contact Vanda Richards tel.01328 316514

 

 

 

 "Colkirk Boy", a book written by Fakenham author Ken Lake, is now available priced at £5.99 plus P+P

You can read specimen chapters from this and his other books on his website www.kenlake.co.uk

Purchasing is via the "Contact Ken" link on his website or copies can be bought from:

 "Special Moments" in Millers Walk, Fakenham

 "The Holt Bookshop" in Appleyard, Holt

Other retail outlets are being negotiated

 

The late Michael Bishop had been writing his autobiography for many years.

Titled " From Smock to Cassock, my personal journey ", it is available from Amazon.

Book Review on Amazon

From Smock To Cassock provides a thoroughly enjoying read about an area in which there has not been much written - both the insight into growing up in the English countryside as a farmer's apprentice after World War II, and how someone is 'called' to be a Priest. The writing style is very easy to read and enjoy. From Smock To Cassock has the same positive feel as Frank McCourt's books - Angela's Ashes and 'Tis. This is Michael Bishop's first book and an excellent one at that. As a side note, a Smock and a Cassock are the names given to items of clothing a farmer and a priest wear! I give this book *****.

 

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