Village News: Burgh le Marsh

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ANGELS - The Little Angels will meet next Wednesday, August 7 at 2pm in the parish church of St Peter and Paul.

OUTING - Monday Club and British Legion members and friends enjoyed a coach trip to London last Wednesday to the Royal Hospital Chelsea (pictured).

They were given a guided tour by Chelsea Pensioners who explained the history of the hospital, which was founded in 1692 by Charles II and the architecture is by Sir Christopher Wren.

The tour included visits to the magnificent dining hall and the impressive chapel where amongst the cushions dedicated to various regiments was one to the Royal Artillery, where organiser Chris Bassford’s late husband Jim had served.

Following the tour, there was opportunity for tea and cake in the cafe and to enjoy a stroll around some of the grounds.

Thanks were expressed to Chris and to the driver Nick for an enjoyable trip which also includeed a brief tour of London.

SUMMER FAYRE - The Methodist Church will be holding their Summer Fayre on Saturday, August 3, from 2pm to 4pm. There will be stalls, raffles, tombola and refreshments. All are welcome.

WI - The Burgh WI branch will host an afternoon tea with entertainment next Wednesday, August 7, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm in the WI Hall.