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Stow & District Civic Society

 

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16th November 2017

 

Wipers Times

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Friday, 6th October 2017

 

 “King of all Balloons”

James Sadler the Oxford pastry cook and first English aeronaut

Speaker - Mark Davies  

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Friday, 10th November 2017

Wyck Hill House Hotel, near Stow

 

Speaker:  Dan Szor, Founder and CEO of The Cotswolds Distillery

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CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

 

8-11th December 2016 - St Edward's Church

Once again the Society took part in St. Edward’s Church Christmas Tree Festival and I do hope as many of you as possible were able to visit the Festival over its 4 days (8-11 December).

 

Society member, Val Simmons, very kindly volunteered to decorate our tree and we decided on a theme of “A Victorian Christmas.”  The tree looked absolutely stunning and the fragrance from the pomanders she had been busily preparing (and leaving in her airing cupboard since August!) was just beautiful – so our sincere thanks once again to Val for all your hard work and thought in making our tree so delightful.  

 

Every tree had to be removed from the Church at the end of the Festival and the Society decided to offer our tree to stay in St. Edward’s Hall over the Christmas and New Year period where it had the chance to be seen and admired by another appreciative audience.  

 

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Christmas Tree Festival - Results

 

We are pleased to announce that the category winners at the 2016 Christmas Tree Festival are as follows:

 

    Children: Swell Primary School with their tree entitled "Children of the World"

 

    Business: Lucy's Tea Room with "Lucy's Jam Tree"

 

    Organisation: Blue Cross with "Reigning Cats and Dogs"

 

    Overall winner: Stow Lodge Hotel with "Festive Fun"

 

Many congratulations to all 44 participants for their splendid efforts and delightful entries.

 

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