Concert: Chatteris TOWN BAND

Concert: Chatteris TOWN BAND

Come along and support Chatteris TOWN BAND for an enjoyable evening!

Ticket sales encourage young musicians and provide space rehearsal space for them.

£ 10.00 at the door

Concert: Path to Peace

Concert: Path to Peace

“ Cambridgeshire Youth Wind Orchestra is the pinnacle of playing for the County’s wind, brass and percussion players. It has a long standing partnership with the Corps of Army Music and is currently conducted by the Bandmaster of the Parachute Regiment.

The ensemble will be giving a concert ”Path to Peace”  in Chatteris Parish Church on Saturday November 3rd at 2pm. The programme will include music by English composers from the era, Vaughan Williams and Elgar.  The film War Horse, a selection of Songs from WW1 and compositions that take peace as their inspiration.”

 

Bereavement Service

Bereavement Service

The annual Bereavement service is for those who have suffered a loss.  We will remember all those who have had a funeral in the last year and we shall say special prayers for those who have been bereaved. There will be an opportunity to add names at the door when you arrive.  All the names will be read out in the service. During the service you will have also have an opportunity to light a candle and say some prayers. After the service, tea and coffee will be served in the Bricstan Hall.  

This service is open to everyone to attend. Feel free to come on your own or to bring along family and friends. We hope that this service will be a source of comfort to you. 

Concert: The Band of the Royal East Anglian Regiment

Concert: The Band of the Royal East Anglian Regiment

Concert presented by the Chatteris Branch of the Royal British Legion with a mixture of music. The first half will remember the first world war. The second half will move us towards Christmas. We look forward to an excellent evening with a brilliant award winning band. 

Tickets £10. available from Lorna: lornajones2803@gmail.com

Or in town from Elizabeth's Florists

 

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

We will remember them. 

The Royal British Legion would like to invite you to attend the parade in front of the memorial followed by a special service to commemorate the end of the first world war.  In particular, we will be remembering 'every man', the 161 from Chatteris.

Refreshments will follow the service. 

Christmas Craft & Food Fayre

Christmas Craft & Food Fayre

Fair opens at 10 am with over a choice of over 30 stalls, showcasing local crafts and homemade foods. Come along and get ready for the Christmas season. Father Christmas is available to speak with the children. 

Refreshments and cakes served in the Bricstan Hall.  

Stall places are limited so please contact Jenny Mandley early to book a place for £15.00 each. She can be contacted at  jenny1wenn@aol.com

 

 

Operation Christmas Child - Deadline

Operation Christmas Child - Deadline

Are you thinking about Christmas?  Perhaps you are thinking about how to make a child happy for Christmas. Why not consider packing a shoebox.

Leaflets are available in the church with information about what to pack. Alternatively, you can check out the website for Samaritans Purse and even pack a virtual box. 

DEADLINE FOR CHATTERIS COLLECTION is Friday 18th NOVEMBER.  On the following day, a lorry will come and collect them and take them to their destination. Check out this link to see the journey of a shoebox. Thank you for your support! Happy Christmas.

Chatteris Lights Christmas Tree Festival

Chatteris Lights Christmas Tree Festival

Chatteris Lights is a huge event which brings people from all over Cambridgeshire to see the beauty of the town. The High Street is closed on Saturday for the street fair, including rides, food and drink. Last year over 1000 people also came into the church to see the Christmas Trees decorated by various community groups. Hot drinks, mince pies and live music make it a memorable experience for the whole family. Don't miss out. Doors open after the official switch on at 4:00 pm. Come and see the beauty of the lights and the trees.

What's on in the church?

  • Over 30 trees beautifully decorated by different community groups
  • A Memory Tree and a quiet area for lighting a candle in the side chapel
  • Live music on the stage
  • Hot Drinks squash, mince pies and toilets available
  • a warm welcome & information about Christmas activities, including the Christingle service on Sunday

Guidance for community groups decorating a tree for the church

  • Please use battery operated lights with fresh batteries.
  • Trees can be put up on Friday between 9 am - 4 pm.
  • Please place a sign next to your tree clearly stating the name of your group
  • Trees may stay up until Christmas. Please arrange to remove it after Christmas. 
  • Contact Jenny Mandley to arrange for your tree to be included or for more information. Alison's contact details are above. Many thanks.