Community Rounders Match : 7th August (Noon till 3 pm)

Come and join us for a picnic on the green (Recreation Ground).

The more energetic of us can take part in a Community Rounders match (no need to book a place, just turn up at 12:00) and  there will also be a Scavenger Hunt for those too young  to take part in the match  (or those wishing for a more leisurely pursuit).

Or you could  just chill out and watch the fun.

Entry is free and there will be teas and coffees / cakes available to purchase should you wish

So what are you waiting for?  Grab a picnic and join us on the Recreation Ground on the 7th August 12:00 to 15:00

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Coffee Morning 25th July 10:30 to 12:00

Coffee morning

Come and join us for our monthly coffee morning held in the Village Hall (portacabin) on the recreation ground.  A chance to catch up with friends, enjoy home made cakes and take part in a raffle

 

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Memoires of Tunstead by Chris Weston

Looking at your joint Tunstead & Sco Ruston details plus my “return” to Sco Ruston church last Sunday, reminded me of the days I was involved in both locations.  I was Sub Organist at Tunstead in the 1960’s and clearly remember playing on the occasional Sunday at Sco Ruston. The incumbents at that time were Howard Whyntie (who came in March 1961 and left for Wells in North Norfolk) and his successor, Alan Boar who ultimately went to Marsham in the early 1970’s. Before them, it was the Rev. Davies.

Have you heard of the Five Parishes Communicants Guild and the “famous” Five Parishes Carol Travellers? We had adventures rather like the cast in Last of the Summer Wine!  Our meetings were held on the 1st Wednesday night of each month in what was then still the old Ashmanhaugh School and each member had a special certificate.

At Tunstead, I played for the only -as far as I know – Confirmation Service in Oct 1963 and 7 years later, arranged and played for the First Carol Service in December 1970 with a visiting choir who processed to various parts of the church and ended the event by singing from the raised platform behind the altar.

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Photographic Competition

Have you seen the 2016 Calendars we produced using photos from the photographic competition last year?  Has it inspired you?

We are running the competition again this year but will be using the theme  ‘Your Tunstead’ which means that you can enter photographs from way back when or ones you have recently taken as long as they are a personal view of Tunstead.

Camera

As before, the photographs will be judged by an independent professional photographer and the winning 12 photos will be used in our 2017 calendar.

The closing date is the 31st August, and entry details will be posted soon.  So come on – what are you waiting for?

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