Mist and Frost!

December 30th, 2016

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Photo by Will Priestman. For more photos inspired by misty and frosty days see next page.

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Retrospective: the 24 Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016

December 26th, 2016

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1 Sulgrave Village Shop, Magpie Road

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2 Hill Farm House, Manor Road

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3 Forge Cottage, School Street

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4 Christingle Service, Sulgrave Church

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5 Vinecroft, Manor Road

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6 The Oak Barn, Magpie Road

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7 Belmont, Little Street

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8 The Star Inn, Manor Road

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9 Westfield, Park Lane

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10 Bell Cottage, Church Street

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11 Wootton House, Little Street

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12 Coomb Cottage, Helmdon Road

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13 The Old Bakehouse, Manor Road

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14 Bengairn, Manor Road

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15 Swallow Cottage, Manor Road

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16 High Barn, Manor Road

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17 The Old Vicarage, Magpie Road

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18 Carol Concert, Sulgrave Church

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19 Wisteria Cottage, Helmdon Road

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20 Jasmine Cottage, Little Street

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21 Rectory Farm, Little Street

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22 Queen’s House, School Street

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23 12 Spinners Cottages, Magpie Road

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24 Chapel Stones, Little Street

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016 – No. 24 – Chapel Stones, Little Street, and A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL.

December 25th, 2016

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Here we are at No 24 on Christmas Eve, appropriately on the site of the former Baptist Chapel. Our thanks go to all who helped with the planning and execution of this wonderful pre Christmas event (or events!), especially Shrimp, Ken, Annie and Ingram (currently in hospital after a skiing accident and to whom we all send our very best wishes for a speedy recovery). Our thanks also go to all those who went to such trouble to decorate their windows, to the great joy of villagers and visitors alike.

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016 – No. 23 – 12 Spinners Cottages, Magpie Road and Carol Singing

December 24th, 2016

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The penultimate window!

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows – No. 22 – Queens House, School Street

December 23rd, 2016

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The Queens House window photographed on a rather rainy evening.

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016 – No. 21 – Rectory Farm, Little Street.

December 22nd, 2016

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Birds at Rectory Farm on the day of the Winter Solstice, which means 21 windows unveiled and 3 more to come!

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendars 2016 – No.20 – Jasmine Cottage, Little Street.

December 21st, 2016

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Crackers! The indispensable accompaniment to the Christmas feast.

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016 – No. 19 – Wisteria Cottage, Helmdon Road

December 21st, 2016

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To the consternation of passing motorists about 60 people thronged Helmdon Road for the window unveiling whilst seeing off 150 sausage rolls, 80 sausages and 3 dozen mince pies, washed down with quantities of mulled wine!

More pictures of Wisteria cottage decorations, inside and out, on the next page

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows – No. 18 – Carol Service at St James Church

December 18th, 2016

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The crib in the Church of St James the Less, Sulgrave.

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Sulgrave Village Advent Calendar Windows 2016 – No. 17 – The Old Vicarage, Magpie Road

December 17th, 2016

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A warm but damp and misty evening at the Old Vicarage.

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