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Patrick Barkham, The Guardian.

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St Seraphim’s Newsletter Summer 2014

Please click on the following link to see the Summer Newsletter for St Seraphim’s: St Seraphims Newsletter No 7 Summer 2014

Walsingham Picture Palace July cinema screening: The Book Thief

book_thiefOn Tuesday 29th July at 7.30pm we screen THE BOOK THIEF (12A) 125 mins

As the horrors of World War II Germany unfold, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. This is a wartime story told from the other side. The action is set in a small German town in a German working class family where the war and Nazism are facts of life over which ordinary people have no control. A young foster child discovers the meaning of life through her obsession with books and reading (including ones rescued from Nazi bonfires).

Reviewers have praised its ‘fresher perspective on the war’ and its focus on the ‘consistent thread of humanity’ in the story. Emily Watson and Geoffrey Rush play the parents. A wonderful story based on a wonderful book. Rated 12A, this is a family film for the holidays.

Tickets £4.00 (£3.50 members) on the door

Walsingham Parish Hall, Odd Fellows Hall, 14 High Street, Walsingham NR22 6AA

Contact: walsinghampp@gmail.com

Festival of Art and Flower, 25th-27th July, St Giles Church

ArtandFlower2014Come to a Festival of Art and Flower in a Country Church, an exhibition featuring leading Norfolk artists, at St Giles Church, Houghton St Giles.

Artists include Nicholas Barnham, Sarah Caswell, Martin Kinnear, Alan Schmidt and Tracey Ross

Open 10-5 on 25th and 26th July, 11-5 on Sunday 27th July.

Refreshments, Cake, Craft Work and Plant Stalls

Admission free

Print a copy for your noticeboard: Art and Flower in a Country Church

Bridewell Street Road Closure

Between 15 and 17 July 2014,  Openreach via their contractors will be closing Bridewell Street in order to install cables to enable superfast broadband as part of the Better Broadband for Norfolk Project.

 

Holt Antiques Grand Opening weekend 7th & 8th June

Holt Antiques at Walsingham Mill flyerRobin Dunkley of Holt Antiques is delighted to have secured the services of Carl Suter, renowned lutist, for the grand opening weekend of Holt Antiques, at Walsingham Mill on 7th and 8th June 2014 between 11am and 4pm.

Carl will be playing renaissance music on a lute of renaissance design, dressed in costume, over both days at varying times.

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Smart new pillar box

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This handsome, proper cast iron red pillar box has finally landed, like the Tardis, in Friday Market outside the Pilgrim Bureau.

Last collections Monday-Friday 5.15pm. Saturday 10.15am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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