Tag Archives: Harvest

Events etc in and around Dry Drayton

  1. Autumn / Harvest Celebrations in Dry Drayton

From Revd Alison Myers, Team Rector of the Lordsbridge Team of Churches, and Lead Minister for Hardwick and Dry Drayton.

It is autumn and we have a week of Dry Drayton Harvest family events planned based in the church to celebrate the season in different ways:

Community Harvest Service Sun 23 Sept, 11am to12 noon. A church service for all the family, with traditional Harvest hymns, prayers and interactive story.  The church will be decorated for Harvest including new banners made by the school to be revealed at the service.  You are invited to bring traditional Harvest donations for Cambridge City Foodbank (tins, packets etc) and the Children’s Hospice in Milton (fresh produce)

School Harvest Service Tues 25 Sept, 2—2.45pm. A service for the school – children, staff and governors – in the village church to which parents, carers and supporters are welcome.  Harvest donations are invited, as above.

Community Harvest Ceilidh Sat 29 Sept, 6-9pm, with the Cambridge University Ceilidh Band, all ages and proficiencies of dancing are welcome! Tickets £5 child, £10 adult, £25 family, on the door.  Finger buffet & soft drinks. Bring your own wine or beer.

Come and celebrate the season and life in our village at any or all of the above!  Bring your friends and neighbours!

  1. Yummies for Mummies – a new Brunch Club in Dry Drayton

From the organizer, Natalie Williamson.

First meet-up is on Friday 19th Oct 11:30am The Black Horse Dry Drayton. A friendly monthly brunch for parents, grandparents, carers and the kids! Treat yourself to a delicious brunch and make some new friends too!. It will be held every 3rd Friday of the month at 11:30am. Please join the Facebook group “Yummies for Mummies” for booking information, menu choices and prices. Alternatively contact Natalie Williamson who will be pleased to answer any questions  nataliewiniecki@aol.com . Booking and Prepayment is essential as places are limited. Natalie is responsible for organising the group and not the pub

  1. A14 Improvements

For those of you wanting to see the installation of the steel decking on the new Bar Hill interchange, HE have now posted a 1.5 minute time-lapse video of the work here: Installation of new bridge decks at Bar Hill – September 2018

A number of overnight closures are planned for the A14, closest to Dry Drayton are:

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd Sept (two nights), overnight between 8pm and 6am,
* A14 westbound Swavesey J28 to Fenstanton J27
* A14 eastbound Fenstanton J227 to Swavesey J28

Monday 24 to Friday 28 Sept (five nights) overnight between 8pm and 6am,
A428 eastbound Madingley to A14 eastbound junction 33 Milton

  1. Another crime in the village

Dry Drayton – Oak Crescent. Between 22:00 hrs on 14/08/18 and 09:08 hrs on 17/09/18, Unknown offenders have broken into a van but were not successful in getting into the rear compartment, so no items were taken.

  1. Bar Hill Church Art Exhibition

From Kaye Benson  – One for your diary – in Bar Hill.

A small Art Group in Bar Hill are holding an Art Exhibition to raise money for the Kerala flood victims. 20th October 10.30am – 4pm, at Bar Hill Church, Hanover Close, Bar Hill, CB23 8EH. Paintings and Greetings Cards for Sale. Refreshments Available. Free Entry. Disabled Facilities

  1. New Website for Madingley

Madingley now have a new website Home – Madingley Parish Council   Their Parish newsletters are there alongside all the PC’s documentation.