Category Archives: St. Peter’s Church

Lindsay’s Road to Mandalay – Saturday 25 April at 7:30pm

[ April 25, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] In St Peter’s Church, Horningsea

The Road to Mandalay…. Where mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun…. a journey into Myanmar – an illustrated lecture by Lindsay Davies.

Travelling down the Salween and Irrawaddy Rivers…. visiting Colonial parts of the towns… wandering around villages near the Thai borders (but not where the land mines […]

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St Peter’s Church – Family services for 2015

Special Services for all the Family:
Sunday March 15th at 3pm: Mothering Sunday Service and Horningsea’s Farewell to Reverend Michael Bowers;
followed by Tea in the Village Hall
Sunday 10th May at 11am: Service commemorating 70th Anniversary of VE Day – Exhibition of Children of the War:
Sunday June 7th (time to be confirmed): Animal Service – bring your […]

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Messiah part 1 Saturday Nov 29th 7:30

[ November 29, 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm. ] Handel’s Messiah, part 1, which tells the Christmas story, will be performed in St Peter’s Church Horningsea on Saturday 29th November, 7:30pm by  Eyehall Musick and Fen Edge Voices, accompanied by the Fen Edge Baroque Ensemble and directed by Ian Priest. Solos will be sung by members of the choir;  the audience will be invited […]

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Remembrance Day – Sunday 9th November

Remembrance Day Service: Sunday 9th November
10.15am at St Peter’s Church
10.45am at War Memorial in Jubilee Garden
Afterwards a tree will be planted on the green and
teas & coffees served in the Pavilion.

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Heritage Open Day Saturday 13th September

[ September 13, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] St Peter’s Church will be open – all welcome!

Ride & Stride leaving St Peter’s Church at 10am for circular ride/stride to Fen Ditton/Teversham/Horningsea
Teas served all day (Vee’s Teas 2.30 -4.30)
Horningsea 800 Film throughout the day
Self Guided Tours
Diocesan Bell Ringers 4.15 – 4.45

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800 exploration of the Church: Sunday 27th April 2pm

[ April 27, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] The last of the Horningsea 800 explorations will be a chance to find out the secrets of the Church!

Walk around the outside and inside, look at the gargoyles and work out whose heads appear on the windows. Look at pictures of the Church over the centuries and see how it has changed – with additions, […]

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Horningsea 800: People and Places Sunday 23rd March

[ March 23, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Walk  around  some  of  the  22  listed  buildings  in  the  village,  setting  off  from  the  Church  at  2pm.

Can  you  identfy  them  all?  Do  you  know  which  ultra  modern  Horningsea  house  featured  in  a  television  programme  in recent  months?  Look  at  the  Church  archives  and  work  out  which  is  our  oldest  family  –  Asplins?  Ashmans?  Fishpools?  […]

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Horningsea 800: The Viking Invasion and Tales of the River

[ February 23, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Horningsea 800 celebrations at St Peter’s Church:
The River – and the Viking Invasion – was Horning a Viking leader?

One warm dark summer night in that year of 870 disastrous for so many religious establishments throughout Anglo-Saxon Britain. The first noticeable sound would have been the splash of many oars approaching the dock – then the […]

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The Romans in Horningsea! Sunday 26 January 2014

[ January 26, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Horningsea 800: the Romans in Horningsea!

Meet at St Peter’s Church to walk around Roman Horningsea (NB on muddy paths so suitable footwear needed)
Bring along items found in your garden for identification by archaeologists … (pottery? Coins? Clay pipes? Bronze age axe heads?)
Look at the maps of Roman Horningsea …
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Caius College Choir Xmas Concert – Saturday 7th December

[ December 7, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] St Peter’s Church is delighted to welcome one of the UK’s leading choirs. With a global reputation based on its extensive touring and broadcasting, the choir of Gonville and Caius College is known for its highly acclaimed and imaginative CD recordings.

For this highly-anticipated Xmas concert, the choir will sing a selection of festive music, both […]

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