Plans are well advanced on our natural history study of Antrobus today and how it
has changed since Arnold Boyd documented his book “A Country Parish” in 1950.
All our displays will be in St. Mark’s Church, Antrobus, CW9 6JW from Friday 20th September to Monday 23rd September and the church will be open from 10-4pm each day.
The programme of events will be:
Friday 20th September
11am: Official opening by Reverend Alec Brown
Everyone is very welcome to this first opportunity to look round and there will be coffee and refreshments served.
2pm: “Medicines from the Antrobus hedgerow”. Talk by Helen Phillips Dip.Phyt., MSc., MNIMH, MCPP.
Talk will be followed by tea and cake. If visitors for the talk need to go to collect children from school at 3pm they are very welcome to bring children back for refreshments too.
Saturday 21st September
Exhibition open all day 10-4pm so come and have a look around after dropping off your entries at this year’s Village Show in the Village Hall.
2pm Talk on AW Boyd and his life by Dr. Clemency Fisher
Sunday 22nd September
Exhibition open 10-4pm
10.30am – 11.30 : Special country service with Reverend Christina Westwell
All very welcome. Village tea room is open afterwards for refreshments.
2pm in Antrobus Methodist School Room: Talk by Dan Fox on “The pleasures of keeping bees in Antrobus!”
Followed by tea and cake and the opportunity to look round the chapel all decorated for the Harvest Festival service at 6.30 pm.
Monday 23rd September
Exhibition open from 10-4pm