The Church Minshull Community Website

Church Minshull

Pipes & Pancakes

Home » News » Pipes & Pancakes
IMG_0859
IMG_0862

St Bart's revived an ancient tradition today on Shrove Tuesday. The sound of the galoubet — pipe and tambourin — drum were once again heard from the Church Tower, echoing across the ancient lands of the Minshull's. We had a good turnout at our event and we all enjoyed coffee and pancakes as we listened to the music.

Liz Davies has been running a competition, following the successful visit of author Elizabeth Hobbes on the library bus. We had a number of entries via village arena
The answer to the question of course was "Andrew Guy"
Names were drawn out of a hat at our Pipes & Pancakes Event -The winner of the book was Elizabeth Headon, and prize donated by Liz was won by Barbara Robinson

Many thanks to all who came

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

PlantSale2020Pansies
St Bart's Church: Sat 19 Sep 11:04pm

Autumn Plant Sale 2020, what a result!The weather could not have been better for St. Bart's Church's first ever Autumn Plant Sale. A great crowd turned out to select their winter bedding and perennials and the stocks were soon going down. Out came the watering hosepipes as the day got warmer, while inside the church, the bulb stall was a big favourite and the craft stall and...

Library Bus
Arena Webteam: Thu 17 Sep 9:50am

For all you readers, the Mobile Library will be restarting its visits to Church Minshull on Tuesday 22nd September at the usual time, 10.20 am, although I am told that they may arrive a little earlier. There will be no access to the inside of the bus and your requests will be brought out. The next visit is planned for 6 weeks time as the bus is due for its...

village hall
Arena Webteam: Tue 15 Sep 4:09pm

1963 — Can you remember the special events of that year? Well, it was the year of the big winter; snow was still lying in April in some parts of the country. Cliff Richard and his mates took a London double-decker bus on their 'Summer Holiday' and Dr Beeching decided we didn't need nearly 2000 railways stations. In the United States, its 35th President, J F Kennedy was assassinated...

Church MinshullChurch MinshullVillage Arena