Village News: Friskney

WI - The speaker at the April meeting of Friskney WI was Joy Taylor, who gave an interesting talk on “The Life and Monologues of Joyce Grenfell”.

The monthly raffle was won by Hilary Jarvis.

The competition for a home-made Easter bonnet was won by Hazel Helliwell, with Shirley Bull in second and Pauline Ghest in third.

The flower competition was won by Shirley Bull, with Ann Kirk as runner-up and Liz Burbridge in third.

The May meeting will be held on Tuesday (May 8) at 7.30pm in Friskney Village Hall, when the members will be taking part in a Beetle Drive. Visitors are welcome.

JUBILEE - Further details have emerged about Friskney’s celebrations to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

On Sunday, June 3 there will be an exhibition of photos, books and records of Friskney in times gone by.

Family history, village organisations and village businesses will be inside the hall from noon.

The setting up of the exhibition will take place on the Saturday evening and the Sunday morning.

For more information call Pete Holland on 01754 820 694 (evenings).

During the Sunday afternoon there will also be a village picnic on the grassed area at the back of the Village Hall.

Bring your own sandwiches, rugs to sit on etc.

Tea, cake and ice cream will be provided by members of the WI.

The suggestion is that everyone should wear something red, white or blue.

There will also be children’s games and entertainment.

The picnic starts at 2pm and will run until 5pm. The village hall bar will be open.

The event is free.

At 6pm there will be a songs of praise service in the village church.

Meanwhile, on Monday, June 4 the village hall will be open from 5.30pm to 7pm for children’s games and entertainment.

A barn dance will follow from 7pm onwards, and will include a hog roast.

Tickets for the barn dance etc will be £5 per adult and £1 for each accompanied child under 16.

For tickets or information call Hannah on 01754 820 733.

The village beacon will be lit between 10pm and 10.30pm.