Category Archives: St. Peter’s Church

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 …
Horningsea 800 is supported by a Shared […]

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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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Horningsea at War! Sunday 10th November 2:30pm

[ November 10, 2013; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ] At St Peter’s Church
Drop in and explore the history of Horningsea during WWI and WWII
Read the research of the young men who went from Horningsea to the Trenches – and find out about the graves of those who did not return …

Chat to those who have grown up in the village and remember the incendiary […]

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Warm-up for Horningsea 800 on Sunday 22 September (pm)

[ September 22, 2013; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] A warm-up to the Horningsea 800 celebrations:

Come and explore the history of farming in Horningsea –

Find out what the Domesday Book said about farming here, read the Leys School record of farming in the 1950’s, look at the photographs of farming in the early years of the 20th century, read about harvest, haystack arson, farming […]

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Madrigals on the river bank: Sunday 11th August at 7pm (picnic from 6pm)

[ August 11, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Please join us to picnic and to listen to Madrigals on the River.

Fen Edge Voices will be singing madrigals on the river on Sunday August 11th, starting at around 7pm. This will take place down at The Orchards as before (entry via the lane opposite the telephone box).

So come along with your picnics, folding tables and chairs […]

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Carol Singing round the village

[ December 21, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] For any one who would like to sing carols round the village, please meet at the bus shelter at 7pm on Friday evening 21st December.We will do a circuit of the village, weather permitting, and collect funds for Winter Comfort.
Come dressed warmly with a torch. Word sheets provided.
Any queries please contact Frank Hopkirk 861161

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Holy Communion with Carols

[ December 25, 2012; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] St Peter’s Church – Christmas church service

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A Very Short Nativity

[ December 16, 2012; 11:00 am to 11:20 am. ] Children of all ages are invited to come dressed as angels/ shepherds/ wise men – one Mary, one Joseph and one Inn keeper would be helpful too! The nativity will last about 15 minutes. Don’t forget to bring your cameras.
St Peter’s Church Sunday Dec 16th, 11am

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Carols by Candlelight

[ December 9, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Carols by Candlelight
The traditional Carol Service
St Peter’s Church, 6pm, Dec 9th
Arrive early to get a seat! Dress warmly!

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