Monthly Archives: November 2012

Avebury Stone Circle

Now just sit back and enjoy some pictures from our past. I have included, as usual, a short extract taken from the English Heritage Web Page – http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/avebury/ from where you will be able to find more information if you … Continue reading

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Churches and Churchyards! -8-

Out into the country this time and a visit to St James’ Church, Avebury. Avebury is a very popular tourist attraction, owing to the “stone circle” (more of that another time), and it is recommended that if you have control … Continue reading

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Churches and Churchyards! -7-

This visit takes us to a slightly different place! Westbury Leigh Church and Community Hall. “There cannot be many 19th century churches in England that have been converted so successfully as Westbury Leigh Community Hall. Sympathetically altered in 2000 to preserve the essence of the … Continue reading

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Mummers!

This may be something a little different, for some, but has that quaint Britishness that makes us different. “Mummers Plays (also known as mumming) are seasonal folk plays performed by troupes of actors known as mummers, originally from the British Isles, but later … Continue reading

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A mixed batch!

This post is intended to be “a mixed batch” following a visit to Bath. The only real connection being Bath. It is such a vibrant city that there seem to be opportunities around every corner, making it very easy to … Continue reading

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Churches and Churchyards! -6-

This visit was to Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath. I start as always with a little history. It was taken from the Church web page  www.manversstreetbaptistchurch.org.uk  where more information can be found. “This church was probably founded in 1752 but before that … Continue reading

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Street scenes.

Nothing but photos.  

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