Vine Community Church – Every Carol tells a Story

Vine Community Church – Every Carol tells a Story

Christmas is coming! And by now you might have heard quite a few carols on the radio, each telling the Christmas Story in their own way. There’s Mary getting the news that she’s going to be the mother of Jesus – ‘The Angel Gabriel from heaven came.’ There are shepherds in the fields watching their flocks by night and a heavenly choir turns up. The lead angel says ‘Fear not, glad tidings of great joy…

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Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

The Club is coming near to the end of a very good year of demonstrators. There was a very successful workshop in August. This was a new venture and proved very popular. In December we will be having a ‘Practical Evening’ when members are able to have a hands on session of arranging something appropriate for Christmas. January 2019 there is no meeting and in February 2019 we will be having our AGM with the…

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Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Spotlight on the Littleport Society

In a work written in 1180 by a certain William FitzStephen, a clerk to the Archbishop of Canterbury, is the following passage: “When the great Fenne or moore is frozen, many people play upon the ice; some stryding as wide as they may; some do slide swiftly; some tye bones to their feet and under their heels and shoving themselves by a little staff do slide as swiftly as a bird flyeth in the air…

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Introducing Michelle

Introducing Michelle

Here the newest member of your Littleport Life magazine team tells you a little about herself. So here I am with all my worldly possessions precariously crammed into the back of a Luton. My husband, his crazy uncle and my father sigh a huge sigh of relief as we finally pull down the hatch. I have lived in the East End of London for 30 years at this point. With 3 children in tow I…

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Rita Williams tells us how she was welcomed by Littleport WI

Rita Williams tells us how she was welcomed by Littleport WI

I moved to Littleport 4 years ago to be nearer my son, but I knew not a soul. I had been a WI member many years ago. I rang the then President Mrs June Bird and asked when they met, thinking it would give me some time to steel myself to walk into a room full of ladies I did not know. Her reply was: “We meet tonight my dear, see you about 7”. She…

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Littleport Life Editor Lyn visits YPL Auctions

Littleport Life Editor Lyn visits YPL Auctions

I needed a filing cabinet and was delighted to find one for sale in the YPL auction run by Phil Malkin. When I went along to collect my purchase I must say I was pleased to find it was in as good condition as I would expect in a new one. In fact there were new items in the hall ready for the next auction. These are held twice a week, on a Wednesday evening…

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Littleport Community Primary School News

Littleport Community Primary School News

Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all of our children, helping them develop the confidence, skills, curiosity and understanding to grow and progress academically, socially and emotionally. Learning opportunities are created in class, in our wonderful school grounds, around the school, on visits and by guests who come in to work with the children. We pride ourselves in developing the ‘whole child’, and our personalised approach to learning means that children are…

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A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

It seems that I am back again. I have the privilege and joy of serving the Methodist church at Littleport. It looks like a return fixture as I served this church some eight years ago and am doing so again while we wait for the new minister to come. So who am I? My name is Bernard Arnold and I have been a Methodist minister for forty-eight years. I am married to Ruth who is…

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Rotary Club of Littleport

Rotary Club of Littleport

Rotary Club of Littleport’s second Quiz Night. This took place at the Village Hall, Friday evening 5th Oct. where the Club played host to over 120 guests. Food & refreshment — thanks must go to Rotary members who provided the wine and drink. Together with the “Codfather” which provided fish and chips, in record time, for all to be fed within 30 mins! To those of you who attended thank you so much for your…

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The Field Theatre Group News

The Field Theatre Group News

The Field Theatre Group are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Button Tree website. Please visit; www.littleportbuttontree.com To find out more about the project, and to view the beautiful images and fascinating stories produced by our lovely community participants. We also have a newly revamped website of our own; www.fieldtheatregroup.co.uk. This gives full details of our past, present and future projects and productions. And showcases fifteen years work in our community.

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