Category Archives: Church news

Coffee morning –  Tuesday, October 16

Coffee morning –   in St Mary’s Church new space will take place on Tuesday, October 16 from 10.30am to  12 noon. Everybody from Badby, surrounding villages and walkers will be most welcome to come along for coffee, tea, cake and … Continue reading

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Badby Fayre 2018 on Sept 2 –

Annual Show – Exhibits had to be set up in place between 8.30am and 10.15am in the village hall and marquee. After judging in the morning, it was open to everyone from 2pm to 4.30pm to see the exhibits and … Continue reading

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Monthly coffee mornings at St Mary’s –

New village event! Monthly coffee mornings at St Mary’s Come and enjoy your morning coffee in the comfortable new layout of St Mary’s Church every third Tuesday of the month, from 10.30am till noon.  Half way between ea and Meet … Continue reading

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The Root(e) Family –

The church receives quite a few enquiries and visits about the Root(e) family.  Last month an entry in the visitors’ book made us aware of a visit by Joe Jansen from Fishers, Indiana.  We followed up and Joe wanted to … Continue reading

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More Guided Tours of St Mary’s Church and its Tower

43 people, all seemingly very satisfied customers,  have been along to our guided tours of St Mary’s  Church and to the top of the tower this year. There will not be any advertised tours during the winter, but if any … Continue reading

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New Church Works Blessed –

A large congregation celebrated the end of the works with the Bishop of Brixworth leading the most interesting service on Sunday, July 15. Have a look at Susan Rose’s compilation of photos here.  

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Bellringing on Friday July 6

Badby bells were rung to 1,260 changes of Stedman Doubles from 3pm on Friday July 6 afternoon in celebration of the life of Sarah Hartland-Swann, former churchwarden, popular social organiser and supporter of Badby bellringers. The team from the Daventry Branch … Continue reading

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Wedding bells

Our village church bells rang on Saturday, June 30 morning for a wedding, but unusually not held at the church.  Badby bride, Phillippa Watkins, made a special request that the bells ring out as she left her family home to … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project – Invitation to celebrate!

You are invited to celebrate the completion of the work at St Mary’s Badby at 10am on Sunday July 15 with the Bishop of Brixworth, the Revd. John Holbrook, with refreshments afterwards.

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project report #15 and final

Monday May 13: Unexpectedly Brett turned up and set about preparing the reuseable porch floor slabs and advising the archaeologists the exact depth requirements.   Another infant and another larger skeleton found today in hard clay. The latter has chest bones … Continue reading

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