Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow 2nd December

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And there are some events this week to prove the point. There will be a Children’s Workshop in the village hall this Saturday, starting at 4.30pm for children aged up to 11 years. The youngsters will have the opportunity to explore how to make lanterns and do some cooking, have a lovely time with some craft ideas, and they will be able to enjoy a Christmas story too. There will be a donation required of £2 for each child and Caroline Barker is the point of contact, you can reach her on 550730 or email

Also on Saturday at 6pm there will be a parade along Fore Street , starting at the village hall, to sing carols and enjoy the Christmas Tree lights switch-on at the Fishermans Rest with the Old Gaffers Shanty Crew. Please bring lanterns or torches to light your way,come along and enjoy  a bit of Christmas fun and get in the festive groove!                                                                                                                                                     

Still with the festive mood in mind, our W.I ladies are hosting the Group Carol Service at St Andrews Church on Wednesday December 8th starting at 2.30pm. The ladies, from A.G ,Modbury, Ringmore and Loddiswell, are inviting anyone who would wish to attend to just come along, it promises to be a great family occasion, and our vicar Rev Matt Rowland will be leading the proceedings, with each of the W.I groups reading from the bible and reading poems.There will of course, be some lovely refreshments after the service.                                                                                              

The village shop is having a raffle for a luxury hamper which contains all you would need for a merry Christmas, wine, choccy bikkies, tea, mince pies and some chocolates! All you need to do is to spend £10 or more at our village shop to qualify for the draw, which will take place on December22nd                 

A present maker exhibition will take place from November 30th-12th of December at Harbour House in Kingsbridge. There will be all sorts of things available and including work from local artist John Ashton, paintings, jewelry, prints and lots of present ideas. The exhibition is open from Monday- Saturday from10am-5pm and from 11am -3pm on Sundays.                                                                             

St Andrews will have a Sunday Worship service starting at the usual time of 11am on Sunday, all are welcome and there will be refreshments after the service.   

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