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Play Area Phase 1 opens for the Summer Holidays

Well, we got there at last! Thanks to lots of hard work from volunteers (Sarah Fordham,  Andrew Wright, Andy Martin, Roger Burton, Tony Goryn Mick Powell and Chris Northfield) who gamely cleared all of the old timber equipment and spruced up our old swings. Thanks also to the team from Kompan who worked through the […]

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Our 1970’s Wicksteed swings given a new lease of life

Mick Powell and Chris Northfield of Frog End, Gt Wilbraham gamely spent the day yesterday sprucing up our old swing set in preparation for the new play equipment installation this summer.  We are pleased to be able to retain this old favourite (with the addition of pigeon spikes to keep the seats free of poop). […]

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Play Area Project Update

We are delighted to announce that we have had some success in our fund raising efforts and grant applications. We have now raised 2/3 of the projected budget of £75,000! So far funding has been received or pledged from the following organisations: Wilbrahams’ Memorial Hall Funds from Fundraising Events – £10,000(assisted by Weenie Warblers Sponsored […]

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Chairman’s Warbler Report

Memorial Hall Warbler report, Summer 2019 My last report painted a bleak picture for our most pressing project – the play area refurb in Great Wilbraham. Not only were we struggling with fundraising, but we were having to take out some of the aging equipment. Soon after I wrote that report some of the equipment […]

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Wilbrahams’ Community Choir – summer concert tickets now on sale!

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OUR PLAY AREA AT RISK !

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Pie & Ale Night raises over £1000 for the Play Area Fund!

Wilbrahams’ Memorial Hall was bustling with 90 guests on Friday night who came to celebrate Burn’s Night and enjoy a fantastic Pie & Ale feast. Glorious pies and tarts of all persuasions were brought along by local bakers, which meant that most of the ticket price could contribute to the fund raising total . We […]

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Festive Singalong 15th December 2018

Oh the weather outside was frightful But the music was so delightful With mulled wine and pies galoreLet us sing! Let us sing! Some more!.. Whilst the sleety rain lashed the building, we all enjoyed a rousing carol singalong, brilliantly led by Jeremy Davis on the accordion. Thanks to Tony & Charles for brewing the mulled wine […]

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Santa & Rudolph came to Wilbrahams’ Memorial Hall!

The Memorial Hall was thronging with kids and their parents at our Christmas Party on December 15th. Party games, karaoke, piñata..what’s not to like! Thanks to Gt Wilbraham & Lt Wilbraham Parish Councils for funding the event, and especially to Sarah Fordham for gamely organising it. £91.81 was raised in donations for the Play Area […]

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Centenary of the Armistice ~ The Wilbrahams dedicate a new memorial to those who served from Lt Wilbraham & Six Mile Bottom

About 100 villagers gathered at Wilbrahams’ Memorial Hall on Sunday 11th November 2018 to dedicate a new plaque to those who served in The Great War from Lt Wilbraham & Six Mile Bottom. The etched glass plaque was researched and designed by John Bramwell and funded by Lt Wilbraham Parish Council and now sits alongside […]

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