House of Spice
Sports Pavilion, Woodways Rec
Bernard Hall, Cuddington
By Tim Armitt - 16th October 2013 7:45am
As most residents of Haddenham and surrounding villages will know, the annual fete, organised by the parish council, is key event in Haddenham's calender. As well as providing a fun afternoon for locals and visitors, this wonderful rural village tradition also helps to raise the profile of many local not-for-profit organisations, and provides an important opportunity for fundraising.
We are grateful for the support and assistance of the many volunteers and helpers who create the event each year, through their time and commitment. We are also grateful to our residents and guests who are ready to dip into their pockets and contribute so generously to the fete's financial success.
At a meeting of the fete committee held on Thursday 10th October, the following grants were agreed for 2013:
- Haddenham Community Library — £1,000
- Abbeyfield Care Home — £1,000
- Haddenham.net community website — £500
- Haddenham Benefice Choir — £500
- Donation towards paint costs for Age Concern to paint the Village Hall — £250
- Haddenham Parochial Charities — £500
- The Thursday Club — £250
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
As part of their Eastertide observance, members of local church congregations met together on Good Friday 19th April, under the banner of Churches Together in Haddenham, to participate in a public act of worship and a walk of witness through the village.Beginning with prayers and hymns on Townend Green, the group -- led this year by Rev Margot Hodson on behalf of St Mary's Church --...
The Summer 2019 programme has been announced for Haddenham Screen, our local village cinema club.The season starts on 23rd April with "Stan & Ollie" the story of the later career of Laurel and Hardy. This will be followed by two winners from this year's Oscars — "The Favourite" (Best Actress for Olivia Coleman) and Green Book (three Oscars including Best Film).Do take...
Plans are afoot for Haddenham to host a new, week-long "Peoples' Festival" in September. Called 'The Feast Festival', a wide range of cultural, social and arts events is being planned, to be held every day, in all parts of the village, appealing to all tastes and ages. You can find out more at the Feast's https://www.facebook.com/thefeastfestival/.11(Facebook...