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working party sept 19

Working party – Friday 27th September

On Friday 27th September a group of willing volunteers undertook various tasks in and around the church. Much work was completed including hedge trimming, weeding and carpentry repairs. Many thanks go to Mr and Mrs Marsh who very kindly arranged for ‘heavy duty’ trimming of the front hedge.

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community bus

Billingsley Bus

A bus from Billingsley? Yes!!! Bridgnorth Community Transport run a community minibus on a Saturday morning from Cleobury to Bridgnorth and this can pick up in Billingsley by appointment. To use this, you first need to join the group; phone 01746 768539 or visit their website http://www.bridgnorthcombus.org.uk to get a registration form. This costs £8 […]

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photo competition

Photography competition – September

During September, we are taking part in a photographic competition promoted by our insurers, Ecclestiastical. We are looking for a single sentence about why Billingsley Church is special, accompanied by a photo of the church that illustrates this. Be as creative as you like! We will put all the photos on display in the church […]

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14th Century Easter Sepulchre

Easter at St Mary’s – April

In April we had a talk on the archaeology of Billingsley and a number of Easter services. These focused on the medieval Easter sepulchre in the church. This is a recess in the wall of the church close to the altar. It looks like the space for a tomb, typically where the founder of the […]

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BBQ and Harvest Sing Along – 10th September

Come and celebrate Harvest with Songs of Praise in the church at 6pm on Sunday 10th September. The service will include a short talk by David Poyner on the history of farming in Billingsley. The service will be preceded by a BBQ at the Old Post Office Billinglsey from 2.30 – 5.30pm. Tickets are available […]

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Glazeley Embroidery Sampler

Glazeley Embroidery Sampler

Thank you so much to David & George Poyner for putting the Victorian embroidery sampler from Glazeley Village Hall onto our wall. The sampler was worked by girls from Glazeley School, and runs from 1833 to 1869. Many of the surnames on the sampler are still very popular local names. Why not pop in and […]

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