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In conversation with Chris Saunders

This month I talk to Chris Saunders about the 2nd “Gis-Fest” music festival he is organising at Gislingham Village Hall on Saturday 24th June. JN: How did the original idea for a Music Festival come about? Chris: Back in 2015, the GVHC proposed to organise some kind of event to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of

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Snorkelling with snappers

We arrived in Auckland, although not the capital of New Zealand it really seemed hard to comprehend that this is the country’s largest city. The weather was mixed and a totally different climate to Sydney our previous stop. On a day of bad weather, we went to the museum and on the better days climbed

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Sponsor a flower display!

Gislingham flower festival – 26-28th August “Simple Pleasures”. Friends of St Mary’s, Gislingham invite individuals and families to mark this special and colourful annual event, either to remember or celebrate the lives of family loved ones, by sponsoring one of the many displays. The cost is £30 and you have the option of having your

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Gislingham Spring Litter Pick Team 2017

There was a fantastic turn-out on Sunday 23rd April in Gislingham for the “Spring Litter Pick”. Over twenty-five adults and young children turned out in force to pick up all the litter from the road sides, grass verges and foot paths, and even the road signs were given a wash and clean up! This was

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Upcoming Events

Village weekend

Giant Plant Sale Refreshments Second Hand Book Sale Bric-a-brac and Produce Stall Treasure Map Game Garage Sales maps available 50p Sunday only: Gislingham Silver Band 2.00pm – 4.00pm & Songs of Praise

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Live music

Commences at 5.30 pm. Free entry. There will be a BBQ and a Bar selling Beer, Lager, Cider, Wine and Soft Drinks.

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