In 1672, the north Wiltshire town of Malmesbury was swept by witchcraft hysteria. Leading families were convinced that their children were under attack from an organised coven of witches. Fourteen people were arrested as members of the coven. Visiting speaker Tony McAleavy has researched this little-known episode using sources that survive from the time. He will tell the story of the witches of Malmesbury and what happened when some of the accused were sent for trial in Salisbury.
If you want to have a pleasant walk in the snowdrops this year try Colesbourne Park on the old Cirencester to Cheltenham road. About 35 mins away by car. Only open Saturday and Sunday afternoons until from 1.00pm until 4.30pm until 1st March it’s one of the best snowdrop gardens around. Wait for a week or so and they will be at their peak, and arrive early…… https://www.colesbournegardens.org.uk/
The Annual General Meeting for
Stinchcombe Village Hall will be held in the Committee Room at 7.30am on
Tuesday 19 November 2019.
The village hall is an important
asset for the village and the village hall committee continue to maintain it
and run it so it is a viable operation. A piece of land has been acquired
behind the hall to enable the committee to extend the car park, as the present
car park is too small for the present usage.
Please come along and support us, it
is your Village Hall and we are always happy to listen to suggestions for its
There will be a service to commemorate those killed in World War 1 and World War 2 at the war memorial in the village at 10.50am.
The two minute silence will be observed, a wreath will be laid and the names of the fallen read out. Afterwards there will be a service of Remembrance with Parish Eucharist in St Cyr’s church. All are most welcome