Bernard Hall, Cuddington
Waddesdon Community Centre HP18 0LX
Church End Green
By Haddenham Webteam - 10th December 2016 12:00pm
A capacity group of residents gathered in the village hall on Friday evening, 9th December, to participate in the annual carol service which, on this occasion, was led by Rev. Dr Romilly Micklem from Haddenham Methodist Church.
A range of favourite Carols included O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away in a Manger, See Him Lying on a Bed of Straw and Angels from the Realms of Glory, accompanied by a very capable volunteer orchestra drawn together for the occasion by Alison Green.
Particularly notable this year was the charming singing by the girls and boys of the Haddenham Community Junior School Choir, who delighted the congregation with their vocal pieces — a real highlight of the evening and a tribute to all the hard work they have clearly put in under the guidance of their music teacher, Rachel Adamson.
The Haddenham Handbell Ringers also contributed a finely crafted and sweet-toned musical addition to the proceedings.
Readings where given by representatives of the Haddenham Library, U3A, The Brownies, The Tennis Club and the Parish Council, and John Davis read 'Twas the night before Christmas.
Prayers were offered by Rev Amanda Pink from the Baptist Church.
The evening was rounded off by a "local gaggle of men" ...!
(The Telegraph, 08Dec16).
For the record, the gaggle of thespians on this occasion also included a lady!!
For more images, please see our Galleries section.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
There will be a number of opportunities to take a peek at some lovely local gardens this Summer.The first time will be as part of the village fete, which takes place during the afternoon on Saturday 10th June. The details will be in the fete programmeThose kind enough to throw open their gardens to visitors include:Karen and Jon Pawsey at No 4 Flint StreetRos Welch at No. 5 Flint...
The Haddenham Fish Scheme celebrated its 50th Anniversary for all its current and previous volunteers with a tea Party held in the hall at Haddenham Community Infant School on Sunday 28th May.Leaders Jeanne Watt and Alison Green gave the large group of guests a potted history of the Scheme and some of the notable benefits that it has provided to the Haddenham community since its inception in...
Help is needed for our traditional village fete, which takes place on the afternoon of Saturday 10th June! So there are just over two weeks to go and we are looking forward to welcoming you the fete at Church End, Flint Street and on Manor Farm.One of the main aims of the Fete is to raise money for local good causes and organisations. Community events like this rely heavily on adult...