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7th June 2015

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Roger, Chairman-Sedgefield Development Trust

"SDT is very proud of our new venture and of the team that has worked so hard to bring it to you. I am quite sure it will prove to be just as popular and successful as its partner, Sedgefield News".

There was Easter fun & games in Ceddesfeld Gardens The lovely Easter event is pictured here

and you can read about it on page 3 in the regular SCA article. But this month thoughts turn to

May 16th - the 45th Sedgefield Mediaeval Fayre - a great family fun day on the village greens and in Ceddesfeld Park. The Flower Queen and her attendants in a horse drawn carriage will lead the colourful walking parade to herald the start of the Fayre and a packed

On the Green after the parade, attractions are the Fancy Dress Competition, Country Dancing, Durham Rams and Stockton Morris, Mediaeval knights demonstrations, the Tug-of-War, all the usual Craft Stalls and of course, the Fun Fair.

In Ceddesfeld Park you'll find Punch & Judy, Birds of Prey, ACLE - Mediaeval Crafts, Bucking Bronco, Children’s Rides and a Bouncy Castle. Let’s hope that the weather is kind to us!

Door to door collections are between 6 and 8pm, as follows:

Monday 11th May: Kerr Crescent etc., Pine Ridge etc., Mitford Court etc., Hardwick Road etc., Durham Road & North End

Tuesday 12th: White House Drive etc., Hawthorne Road etc.,The Lane etc., St. Edmund’s Green & East End etc.,

Wednesday 13th: West End, Station Rd etc., Spring Lane etc., Queens Drive etc., The Meadows etc.,

Thursday 14th: East End, Thurlow area, The Orchards etc., Stockton Rd, Rectory Row & Village Centre, and Winterton, where residents may also leave items at 17 Winterton Avenue, Monday to Wednesday 6 - 8pm.


Please support the Fayre by donating groceries, toys, books and bric-a-brac etc., but please - NO CLOTHES, SHOES, BIKES, MEDIUM / LARGE PIECES OF FURNITURE, HI-FI OR TVs. Articles can be left at Ceddesfeld Hall Rectory Row each evening during that week after 7.30pm. For more information contact John Robinson; 620042, Pat Buckley Atkins; 620607 or Wendy Gill; 620206


Friday 1st May

Sedgefield and District U3A: Dr Peter Edwards “A Beginners Guide to the Galaxy! At the Parish Hall from 2pm. Members Free, guests £3.00.Everyone Welcome - for more information phone Brenda on 01740 629674

Sunday 3rd

Sedgefield Farmers’ Market on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm

Monday 4th

Local History Speakers: TBA

Tuesday 5th

Sedgefield Gardening Club Ceddesfeld Hall 7.30pm. ‘Plants for different places’ Presented by Diane Nichol-Brown. All welcome

Wednesday 6th

Sedgefield W.I. A.G.M. Parish Hall at 7:15pm Members' Competition - A Sea Shell.

Bring & Buy spare plants, seeds and seedlings. All welcome (£3.50 inc refreshments)

Thursday 7th

Sedgefield Show Meeting at 8pm in the Nag's Head. All welcome

Friday 8th

Sedgefield Country Market Parish Hall 10-11.30am. Cakes, produce, crafts, cards and plants for sale. A perfect opportunity to enjoy a tea or coffee and cake while meeting friends, whilst a warm welcome awaits everyone

Saturday 9th

Sedgefield in Bloom Dance Night with The Old School Band in the Parish Hall. Tickets £9 to include pie and pea supper, available from the Town Council offices. Bring your own drinks and glasses.

Monday 11th

Methodist Wives and Friends Andrew Hall - Wood Carving Demonstration

Friday 15th

Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer in the Parish Hall 9.30-11.30 come and meet up with friends.

Saturday 16th

Fundraiser organised for Prostate Cancer UK to be held in Sedgefield Cricket Club, sold out.

Monday 18th

Meditation group The Welcome Room at St Edmund’s. 7 - 7:30pm. All welcome for a short time of reflection.

Sedgefield Family History Group (Branch of Cleveland FHS). Ceddesfeld Hall 7.15pm .“The History of the Fairs & The Fairground” by Trevor Carroll. or telephone 620367

Tuesday 19th

Ferryhill, Sedgefield and District Flower Club Parish Hall 7.30pm. “Safari Sunset” with Liz Bishop, North East Area Demonstrator.

Saturday 23rd

Ray’s Charity Ride Out 10am Westgate Road Newcastle, then onto The Manor House, Ferryhill 12pm, for a family day of fun with a BBQ, Tombola, Raffle, face painting & plenty of other activities all for £5.00. Raising Money for Alzheimer's North East and Auckland Park Hospital.

Tuesday 26th

Ladies’ Club Ceddesfeld Hall. Durham Rug Makers

Friday 29th

Sedgefield Rock and Blues Club - Jo Harman and Benjamin Bassford. SOLD OUT.


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