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August Review

The August edition of the Review may be downloaded from here. Read More...

The June Review

The June 2022 Review can be downloaded from here. Read More...

Jack's Fundraising

Hi all,

We wanted to thank everyone who donated to Jacks's fund for the Easter Trail and to thank Shona and Jenna and their families and friends for planning this event for Jack and the Ukraine Crisis. The support you show for Jack is amazing and we do appreciate all you do for him.

Our next event will be cream teas in the Chapel garden, weather permitting, if the weather is not favourable we will serve these in the Chapel, on Saturday 13th August 2-4pm. Proceeds will be divided between Jack's Fund and St Elizabeth Hospice on this occasion. We will be holding a Summer raffle at this event too!
If you would like to book a cream tea, £5 per person please call 07837715486.


There will be an Autumn Ball on Saturday 8th October 2022 at The Orwell Hotel in Felixstowe. Details and where to purchase your tickets to follow in the next review. This will be a lovely evening and we are so excited to announce this event for fund raising for Jack. We are so grateful to Sian and Carl's amazing friends for organising this event.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support for Jack.

Sally

Memorial service for Geoffrey Grant.

Memorial service for the late Reverend Canon Geoffrey Grant.
St Martin's Church, Nacton on Saturday 14 May at 2:30pm
See poster for details (click Read More)

Dorian Singers - Curtain Up!

Concert Saturday 25 June, celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Dorian Singers.
A Night at the Musicals
Place: Kirton Church Hall
Time: 7:30pm
See poster for details (click Read More)

Village Sale Trail Result

The sale trail was once again enjoyed by many and for once the weather was on our side.  We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who booked a stall to go on our map and to everyone who volunteered their help on the day in various locations, selling maps, refreshments and checking in on the stall holders.
Also of course thank you to those who came  to have a look around the stalls, grabbed some goodies and stopped in for refreshments at the village hall.
We raised a fabulous £265 in total to donate to local groups, charities or good causes.  Some of this will be donated to the local Osprey Explorers group who meet weekly at the scout hut, we are still looking for suggestions for at least one other to donate to
– if anyone has any suggestions please let me know by email Read More...

April Review

The April 2022 edition of the Kirton & Falkenham Review can be downloaded from here. Read More...

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

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The Jubilee is nearly upon us & we have some exciting events planned which we hope will entice you to join us. The extended Bank Holiday stretches over 4 days so we are hoping for good weather so we can all be outside to enjoy the fun.


Kirton History Recorder

Kirton History Recorder

Since Len Lanigan died last year the post of history recorder for Kirton has been vacant until my appointment this March. Len had been in post for many years and his knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm will be a hard act to follow. He is much missed and I will endeavour to follow in his tradition, not only keeping comprehensive records but also painting a picture of contemporary village life that will inform future generations. Kirton has a particularly rich record of its past history- including mention of it in Domesday book where it was called Kirketuna. I shall try very hard to maintain Len's high standards. It may well be that my emphasis and approach may differ but I will always have Len in mind as my examplar.

I look forward to working with Jo Shaw who is Recorder for Falkenham and also I hope working closely with Kirton residents. If you have any photographs or knowledge of local events, news, changes that affect the village, l please do let me know. Local history is not just about dry facts but rather about active and living experiences.

This will be an exciting year for Kirton, we start with the Jubilee celebrations in June.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Ann Colvill

The Village Hall

Kirton and Falkenham Village Hall – Update and Re-Opening!

We are pleased to say that the Village Hall will re-open on Tuesday 1st March, after its indoor refurbishment, including new toilet, storage and kitchen facilities, as well as some building and decorating work in the main hall. A huge thank you to the builder John O’Dowd and his staff, our local electrician David Cox, local gas and heating engineer John Brett, and the management committee, who have worked so hard to enhance the hall into the 21st century!

We hope to have a more formal re-opening in the coming months, so you can come in and have a look! we will announce this as soon as it’s arranged!

In the meantime, our AGM will be held in the Hall on Thursday 28th April at 7.30pm


The February Review

The February edition of the Kirton & Falkenham Review is available for download as a pdf here. Read More...

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