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Making Connections in the Wigoroughs

St Stephen’s Church, Great Wigborough, is hosting a series of events between May 16th – 18th to encourage local residents to get to know each other.  

Friday 16th May – Meet Your Neighbours

Meet over drinks and canapés – tower opens 6:30 – 8:30pm.

Saturday 17th May – Puppets come to Tea

This family oriented activity is a family event for all ages starting at 3pm – free tickets are available from Louise – call 735136.

Sunday 18th May – Café-style service

Faith stories from local ministers at 4pm.


What’s coming up in the Wigboroughs?

There are a range of commuity and social events coming up in the Wigboroughs this year with both the Friends and Parochial Church Council getting involved.

Sunday 23rd March – approx. 10:30am

The AGM of the Parochial Church Council is being held at St Stephen’s Church, Gt. Wigborough starting after the morning service, so at approx 10.30 a.m.

Thursday 24th April – 7:30pm

Friends of the Wigboroughs AGM followed by Thai dinner at St. Stephen’s Church, Great Wigborough.  The Friends are particularly looking for ideas on how to strengthen the Rural Community.  Dinner for non-members is £5, for more information, or to book, please contact Melanie Newton – [email protected] or call 736118.

Weekend 16th – 18th May

To celebrate the Centenary of the Diocese of Chelmsford, the PCC are running a ‘Wigborough Making Connections’ weekend:

  • Friday evening, 16th May, ‘Meet your neighbours’ social event with wine and nibbles;
  • Saturday afternoon, 17th May, ‘Puppets come to Tea’ family event for all ages;
  • Sunday afternoon, 18th May, Informal Café-style service, with faith stories from many of our local ministers.

More details nearer the time from Anne & Peter Owen (tel 383843).

Saturday 6th September (time TBA but probably around 2pm)

The regular Wigboroughs vs Peldon cricket (and other diverse activities) day taking place at Elmdale by kind permission of Steve & Sue Copeland.

Saturday 1st November (time TBA but probably around 7:30pm)

With the centenary year of the start of the Great War coming close to its conclusion the Friends are hosting a WW1 themed quiz to be held in St. Stephen’s Church – quizmasters Mick & Alison Biegel.