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30th Anniversary of Maisie's Coffee Morning

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Maisie's Coffee Morning was conceived by Maisie and Don Edmunds together with Bessie Cyster as a sort of 'friendship club' for Haddenham people and started with just 6 people visiting Haddenham Methodist Church between 10 and 12 on Tuesday mornings.

Maisie not only wanted to join people together but also to raise funds for what was then The National Children's Home and is now Action for Children, and boy, have her dreams come true. Not only has the Coffee Morning grown in stature and numbers but has proved itself an outstanding success by lasting for 30 great years. Even the infamous 'Collapsing Wall Incident' didn't stop it as whilst repairs were going on, the event was held in various people's homes. The event is run entirely by volunteers, and friendships and even Romance have developed during this time.

The photographs (see our GALLERIES page) include the Church's Minister Revd Fred Ireland cutting the cake which was made by Mary White. And the Revd David Jenkins, Superintendent Minister for Aylesbury Methodist Circuit can be seen with one of the volunteers, Angela East, and one of the guests. The entertainment was by Heather Woods, Organist and Den and Chrissie Taylor.

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