Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas morning at the Bandstand

An unusually mild morning found us sharing the park with dog walkers and children trying out their new bikes, Our enthusiastic Christmas greetings to each other took care of any further chill in the air. In brief we shared contributions that we had brought along which included; A Christmas Liturgy from Abbotsford.org.uk 2 Christmas carols… Read more »

Crackers?

  We met on the last Sunday in Advent traditionally a time when churches take part in a service of nine lessons and carols. This morning Third Space did their our own version of this tradition adding a few little twists and edits. This tradition was started in 1880 by the Bishop of Truro with… Read more »

Advent Breakfast

Bandstand being used … Victorian Market Marquees … Fairground rides … What has happened to the park? Knowing the Victorian Christmas Market was being held and the bandstand was being used by others we had to go to plan B An advent breakfast Swedish Style. We started in brilliant sunshine and sharp frost, but not the dark morning… Read more »

Gratitude

We met on Sunday in glorious sunshine, after a frosty night. We were warm and cosily wrapped up against the cold. The colours and the scenery were breathtaking.   As we looked around we noticed the newly refurbished roof inside the bandstand. No fund raising, no thermometer (well it would have registered near freezing anyway). What… Read more »