Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 22nd. Carol Service at the Church of St James the Less

December 23rd, 2019

Very pleasant to stand outside on an unusually fine evening and admire the Millennium stained glass window. See here for details of this window.

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Village Advent Celebrations. December 21st. Mulberry Barn, Little Street.

December 22nd, 2019

Window No 21. Eve of the Winter Solstice. The rain it raineth every day – and still they come!

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 20th. Wisteria Cottage, Helmdon Road.

December 21st, 2019

“Shrimp’s Toy Store”, inspired by a page in Nigel Slater’s Cookery Book “The Christmas Chronicles”.

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Village Advent Calendar Celebrations 2019. December 19th. Bengairn, Manor Road

December 19th, 2019

Time is of the essence………….

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 18th. Queen’s House, School Street.

December 19th, 2019

We are now truly into the rainy season, with the fields and streets awash and the rain falling relentlessly. Nevertheless “ye faithful” turned out to celebrate the 18th day of Advent in School Street.

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 17th. The Old Farmhouse, Manor Road.

December 17th, 2019

A damp and drizzly evening in the courtyard of the Old Farmhouse.

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 16th. Hill Farmhouse, Manor Road

December 17th, 2019

A topical theme with an important Christmas message.

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 15th. 12 Spinners Cottages, Magpie Road.

December 16th, 2019

No 15. Gingerbread men and candy bars. Very traditional!

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 14th. Coomb Cottage, Helmdon Road.

December 15th, 2019

Back to Coomb Cottage in Helmdon Road, one of the first windows to be decorated in 2014.

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Village Advent Celebrations 2019. December 13th. The Old Vicarage, Magpie Road.

December 13th, 2019

The wide open spaces in front of the Old Vicarage were ideal for something of a dog parade, as will be seen!

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