Village Voice for 2nd June by Rosie Warrillow

Its all set to be an extremely busy week here in A.G with of course all the preparations for the Jubilee celebrations going into overdrive to get everything just right for the big day! There will be a childrens sports competition starting at 10am-11am on the Rectory Gardens and there will also be a Family Dog show from 11am. The jubilee cake baking competition will be judged in the hall, entries will be accepted from 10.15am – 3.15pm. Throughout the morning there will also be a Family Treasure Hunt, looking for Kings and Queens through the ages! There will also be a Best Dressed Window  competition in Fore Street, with the winner being anounced on the Jubilee Day, Sunday June 5th. The main event, the Street Party Lunch will start at 1pm-3pm,between Bakers Hill and Rock Hill, there will also be a complimentary Hog Roast and Jugs of Pimms etc available from the pub. There will be an open air church service on the Rectory Lawn at 4pm, all very welcome to attend, the W.I ladies will be making tea and cakes after the service. There will be a Tug of War competion at 5.30pm.. From 6pm at the Fishermans Rest  there will be a Fancy Dress competition,open microphone with everyone who’s willing to sing, play, juggilng maybe? Are you a budding stand up? This could be your chance to shine!, If you are still hungry the pub will be serving basket meals too.

The W.I ladies have also been very busy this week when they decorated the bus shelter in some wonderful flags and the traditional bunting made by the ladies all in red ,white and blue, well done ladies, the bus shelter has nevr looked so good!!   

There was a wonderful concert in St Andrews last week featuring the Modbury Gospel Singers and the Village Choir. The music was very varied in its choices but was performed beautifully by those taking part. The Gospel singers did a selection from their  favourite songs which included some  African Songs as well as some more modern music and were accompanied by  Dave and Simon on their guitars. The village choir sang a selection of English folk music and were directed by Mrs Penny Schroeter. They sang six songs in all which were very well received by the audience.  The church choir sang Amazing Grace and the evening was rounded off by singing the National Anthem.                                   

This Sunday  St Andrews will have an open air service on the Rectory Lawns starting at 4pm,all are welcome to attend. Just a reminder that the Great Tractor Run into Devon and Cornwall starts in a weeks time, I would like to wish the guys well, congratulaions on your efforts and good luck!

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