Fête des Rois

A message from Ian and Sheila Clabburn:

Hi All

Don’t forget that it’s our annual and very popular Fête des Rois on Saturday 6th January 2018.

A good opportunity to share the last of your Christmas goodies and to burn off a few calories! Your chance to be king and queen for the night should not be missed.

As usual: The meal will be 6.30/7.00 pm onwards. There will be a short introduction to the dances for beginners and the Bal will start at  around 8.30 or whenever we have finished eating!

Bring your friends, come for the meal. We are expecting a great evening!

Badby Village Hall  The Green, Badby, Northants  NN11 3AF

All Musicians/dancers/listeners welcome

All you need to do is…Bring a plate of food… for a shared meal (if you wish)Bring your own alcohol (or pub nearby)A whole evening’s entertainment for a mere £4!

**RSVP very much appreciated to ian.clabburn@yahoo.co.uk**

see you soon  – Happy Christmas

Ian and Sheila

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Only 2 days to go….

remember the Badby Parish Draft Neighbourhood Plan consultation finishes this Friday 6th December. So don’t forget to make your comments by Friday.

The plan and response form can be found here

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Badby Parish Neighbourhood Plan

The next meeting of the BPNP Steering Group will be held next Wednesday, 13th December in the Maltsters at 7:30. There are two slots on the agenda for public participation and all parishioners are welcome to attend.

For more information see the BPNP Agenda 13 December 2017 and draft BPNP Notes of meeting 1 November 2017

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Next meeting of Badby Parish Council

The next meeting will be held on Monday 11th December, starting at 7.30pm in the village hall.  Below are the documents for the meeting:


Draft minutes November ordinary meeting

Draft minutes November extraordinary meeting.

Everyone is welcome to attend and raise any appropriate issues in the two public forum agenda items.

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Bellringers’ Carol Concert

Ringers from the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers held their monthly meeting at St Mary’s Church on Saturday, December 9.

There was ringing from 3.30pm until 5pm. Afterwards there were sandwiches, cakes and tea in the church.   This was followed by a short business meeting.  There was time spare until 7pm, for the bells to be rung again and left mouth upwards for Sunday ringing. This meant that the clock did not chime overnight.

At 7pm the annual ringers’ carol concert began.   Prayers will be led by our Rector, the Revd. Sue Faulkner. The ten carols were accompanied on the organ by member the Revd. Michael Haighton and the branch musical ensemble comprising a Clavinova, flute, viola, clarinet and tuba.  There were six short items between the carols from different tower teams. One villager accepted the invitation to come along!

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BPNP final drop-in session.

The consultation period regarding the Parish Neighbourhood Plan comes to an end on Friday December 8th.

There is one final ‘drop-in session on Saurday 2nd December between 2:00 and 4:00 in the village hall for anyone who has missed the 3 previous sessons, or would simply like a further look at the plan. Members of the Neighburhood Plan Group will be in attendance to answer any questions.

The full text of the plan can be found here

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Horticultural Society Xmas wreath and table decorations fun evening

Come along to the Village Hall on Friday 15th December, 7:00 for 7:30 start on making your own  Christmas wreath or table decoration. Demonstrations and guidance from Chris Littlewood and Mince pies, raffle and refreshments to keep you going.

It promises to be a fun evening and all are welcome to join in.

For more details see BDHS Xmas Wreath and decoration poster 

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Don’t forget Tea and Meet this Friday

Come to the Village Hall out of the cold wind and enjoy a hot cup of tea and cake with friends old and new. All meet up from 2:00 – 3:30 this Friday 1st December, the last Tea and meet for 2017..

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Coming soon…

To Badby & District Film Society. Details of December and January films and advance notice of the AGM

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St Mary’s Church – Advent and Christmas 2017

STOP PRESS: DEC 10 SERVICE CANCELLED due to an excess of snow!

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