Alton Webteam: November 2016
This month is a tale of two halves.
The first half of the month includes Remembrance and the band leading the parade through the town, a very special event and a great advert for our young people. It was, as always, a very well supported and poignant event.
The second half of the month see's us entering our next battalion competition, the 5 a side football. Historically we have not been especially successful in this but, who knows, perhaps this is our year!
Meanwhile, our Friday night meetings continue with our interest classes...no models built or painted yet, but noises are emanating from the church in music class, and there is a new shelf in our cupboard!
I'm sure that every other article is telling you about the Christmas fayre on the 26th. We will be in the hall at the back of the church with some games to entertain your youngsters while you look around the stalls.
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The Lunch Club celebrated Christmas with a wonderful roast turkey lunch with all the trimmings followed by a chocolate desert and then cups of tea. This was served by willing helpers complete with Christmas attire to around 65 people. Carols were then sang with festive readings and some pictures of the 'Alton Angels' that had been knitted by some of our members (including Doris 100 years...
The Open The Book Schools Team have presented the Shepherd's Story at 3 different venues: Andrews Endowed School, Wootey Junior School and at the Hard of hearing Club's Christmas service in All Saints Church. The photographs were taken in All Saints Church...many thanks to Allison who donated the angel costume to our resource...
Many thanks to all who knitted the little angels — I estimate that we had about 600 in total! All were different and many were quaint characters!These were collected together ,sewn up and labelled with a greeting — many hands helped with this task. As I write the angels are being distributed around Alton- perhaps you have already seen some or been lucky enough to have one in your garden! We...