Advent Calendar Window No. 23. The Chapel, Manor Road.

December 24th, 2017

The heavy plastic curtains over the porch to the former Methodist Chapel concealed a big surprise! More pictures in “rest of this entry”.

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Advent Calendar Window No. 22. Wisteria Cottage, Helmdon Road.

December 23rd, 2017

Having covered 21 of these lovely events, I was unavoidably absent from No. 22. Grateful thanks to Chris Behan and Hywel Lloyd for the photographs which can be seen by clicking on “rest of this entry”.

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A Christmas Message from Sulgrave Parish Council

December 22nd, 2017

Advert Calendar Window No. 21. 12 Spinners Cottages.

December 21st, 2017

December 21st. Winter Solstice and the weather is almost as temperate as at Summer Solstice. A window designed as a retrospective of past Advent Calendar Windows. See more in “rest of this entry”.

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Advent Calendar Window No. 20. Bengairn, Manor Road.

December 20th, 2017

December 20th. 8 degrees centigrade and compared to last week it feels as if spring has arrived. Certainly warm enough to melt a snowman! More photographs in “rest of this entry”.

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Advent Calendar Window No. 19. 14 Spinners Cottages.

December 19th, 2017

14 Spinners Cottages, next to the Community Shop, opposite the Stable Nativity Scene (also known as the Bus shelter!), where we began 18 days ago. More photographs in “rest of this entry”.

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Advent Calendar Window No. 18. Vinecroft, Manor Road.

December 18th, 2017

A misty evening, as can be seen on the photographs. Time for all self-respecting dogs to sit by the fire and await Father Christmas! See “rest of entry”.

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Sunday December 17th. Carol Concert in the Church of St James and Advent Calendar Window No. 17, Magpie Farm.

December 18th, 2017

Carol Concert in the Church of St James the Less, with the children collecting the nativity scene figurines from the altar and arranging them in the crib. Later on the same day, villagers made their way to the Magpie Farm, almost a mile west of the village, for the unveiling of the 17th Advent Calendar Window. See pictures of both events in “rest of this entry”.

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Advent Calendar Window No. 16. The Old Vicarage, Magpie Road.

December 17th, 2017

Fine weather saw many people making Saturday evening tours of the village to review the windows opened so far. See those visiting the Bus Shelter Nativity Scene in “rest of this entry”.

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December on the Farm

December 16th, 2017

Richard Fonge writes of December farm activities such as housing the animals for the winter and hedge trimming and laying. See “rest of this entry”.

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