Category Archives: Church news

Badby Church Pew Platforms Project –

The contractors have delayed their start by a week to Monday, January 15, 2018 but still expect to finish by Easter. Work will take place throughout the building and outside, so the contractors will have to restrict access for safety … Continue reading

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Ring out 2017 – Ring in 2018 –

Badby bellringers continued the tradition of ringing out the old year from 11.30pm on Dec 31.  2017 ringing ended with “diminishing rounds”, whereby the largest bell stops first and the remaining five continue, then the 5th stops … until the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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Badby Bake Off –

The new recipe book, full of sumptuous cake and bun recipes, is now available – just in time to buy for Christmas presents. The book is spiral bound so that it lays open flat, has 93 recipes and the photo … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday at St Mary’s Church –

This year we commemorated the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele and remembered all our soldiers who gave their lives from both World Wars at a family Remembrance Service at 11am on Sunday, November 12. We were very pleased … Continue reading

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Guided tour of Church and Tower –

Before the builders start work on the floor repairs and improvements in St Mary’s Church, 25 people came along on Sunday, October 15.  Starting with an hour’s guided tour of the  heritage of each part of the inside of the … Continue reading

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Celebration of Harvest at St Mary’s Church –

At 11am on Sunday, October 8 there was a service of seasonal readings and favourite harvest hymns followed by an English ploughman’s lunch in Church.  There was a good attendance of over 30. We continually collect non-perishable food for the … Continue reading

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Badby – Then and Now –

About 180 people came to see the exhibition over the first weekend of September.  The display boards will remain on display in St Mary’s Church until after Harvest Festival on October 8.  The church is usually open between 10am and … Continue reading

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Badby Church wins National Lottery support

Today, St Mary’s Church, Badby has received news of a grant of £79,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an urgent project to replace rotting floors.  Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will also … Continue reading

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