Friends of Foxcote

Successful, fun & fund raising year at Foxcote


Carole Stevenson
Friends of Foxcote


The Friends have enjoyed a very successful Community Building & Fund Raising Year.

APRIL

A Easter event involving Community Events, followed by a egg hunt, & Easter cake refreshments.

MAY    

  • The Friends Provided Refreshments in aid of Foxcote Church at the Village Hall plant sale.

  • Souper Tuesday  
    Held the 2nd Tues of each month Community Lunch, homemade fayre of soup, cakes, drinks, raffle, quiz, craft table, preserves etc. £3,50.


SEPTEMBER

  • Village Flower Show. 
    The Friends provided refreshments etc, & hosted a craft stall.

Throughout 2018, a village calendar plus cards theme, of village wildlife 2019 was created & sold for to raise funds for Foxcote Church

 

OCTOBER

A great big harvest thank you concert programme involving, poems from all organisations within the Village, Shoscombe School Choir, Community Choir, to reflect our thanks for all the good in our Community. Followed by Refreshments.


DECEMBER

  • Church/school bazaar 
    Craft stalls lucky dips, refreshments jointly shared with friends & FOSSA.

  • Festival of light & candle lit carol service.  
    Involving readings by Shoscombe School & Church Members, Procession of St. Lucia Shoscombe School children, the Community Choir. Sketch Rev. Tom Benyon & Caroline, followed by hot mulled wine & mince pies.

During the year villagers & church members undertook the mammoth task of pollarding &  clearing the dead wood at Foxcote Churchyard.

The Friends next meeting to plan events for 2019 will be on the 6th March 2019 at Shoscombe School 2019.  ALL MEMBERS OLD & NEW WELCOME

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