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Son Yambu concert – Flintham

Son Yambu are giving a concert in St. Augustine’s Church, Flintham, on Wednesday 27th March. Full details of tickets and prices are detailed in the the promotional flyer – click here.

Son Yambu are a UK based band who play authentic Cuban son – the essential Afro-Cuban sound that originated in the streets of eastern Cuba at the turn of the last century and later gave rise to modern salsa.

Most of the band members hail from Cuba. Each has a lifetime’s worth of experience in playing son Cubano and are all passionate about maintaining the traditions of the genre.


Compline at Flintham

St. Augustine’s. Flintham are hosting the ladies choir Chiara who will be singing Compline at 6 pm on Saturday 15th December. The music and service is very much in the manner of that heard in monasteries. All are welcome.

Lest We Forget – 100 Years of Remembrance


East Bridgford is holding a series of events on Armistice Day, Sunday 11th November 2018,
to which all are invited. The programme is:

  • Service of Remembrance at 11:00am at St. Peter’s Church
  • Exhibition of WW1 memorabilia from 2:00pm at St. Peter;s Church
  • Candlelit procession starting at 6:30pm from two village locations
  • Lighting the beacon at 7:00pm outside St. Peter’s Church followed by
  • Candlelit festival of readings, prayer, music and singing in church.

For further information click here

Harvest Festivals

Harvest Festival services will be held in all churches in the Fosse Group during September and October. These include:

16th September
11:00am Harvest Festival Holy Communion (CW), St Mary’s, Car Colston
:00pm Harvest Festival Evensong (BCP), St Helen’s, Kneeton

23rd September
11:00am Harvest Festival (CW), St Augustine’s, Flintham

7th October
9:15am Harvest Eucharist (CW) St Peter’s, East Bridgford
11:00am Harvest Festival – Morning Prayer (CW), St Wilfrid’s, Screveton
6:30pm  Harvest Festival Evensong (BCP), St Peter’s, East Bridgford

Screveton Lammas Lunch

A very successful Lammas Lunch was held on 5th August, hosted by Lorrie McGowan and Ed Hines. A total of £1,465 was raised  to continue the upkeep of St Wilfrid’s Church. The Churchwardens would like to thank all those who attended from both sides of the Fosse and surrounding villages.

An additional programme of monthly Parish Lunches is also open to all – click for more information.

The Revd David Wakefield


David Wakefield died peacefully on 19th July 2018, aged 75.

David served as Priest in Charge at Car Colston (St. Mary) with Screveton (St. Wilfrid) and at Flintham (St. Augustine of Canterbury) from 1999-2008, from where he retired to live in Filey, North Yorkshire. David also supported the parishes of East Bridgford and Kneeton during the interregnum following the retirement of Canon Alan Haydock. David leaves a widow Jenny and grown up children

A memorial service is to be held at St. Wilfrid’s, Screveton on 29th September at 4.00pm, to which all who knew David are welcome.

Parish lunches in Screveton

There is an open invitation to sign up for lunches
which are being held to raise funds for the fabric
St.Wilfrid’s. The programme for the Autumn is:

Parish Lunches

7th September at 12.30 Victoria Cottage Screveton £10

5th October 12.30 Old Hall Farm Car Colston

2nd November  12.30 Linden Cottage Screveton

7th December Venue to be arranged

For any information about any of the above contact
Elizabeth Bonser 01949 20944 or Mandy Beeby 01949 20123

If you would like to come along, please let Elizabeth Bonser know about a week
in advance if at all possible (t. 01949 20944)
A donation of £5 is suggested unless stated otherwise.

Flintham Peace Day

Sunday 22 July 2018
The Flintham Museum Committee invites you to our interpretation of
Flintham’s Peace Day 

11.00 am        Flintham Church – short Sunday service

11.30 am        Commemoration of Flintham residents who fought in the Great War (1914-1918) and                           those who kept Flintham alive waiting for the men to return.
                       A Peace banner will be displayed
                       The Flintham Community Choir will sing two songs.

11.45am         Bring your own picnic and drinks to the courtyard at Flintham Hall
                       courtesy of Sir Robert and Lady Lucy Hildyard.
                       Picnic tables, rugs, chairs are advisable

The original Peace Day was held 19 July 1919 when a long church service was held followed by a Public Tea and games in the grounds of Flintham Hall