The annual bonfire night celebrations will take place on 5th November at the playing field at 6.00pm. The show will start at 6.30pm with the main display beginning at around 7pm. Hot food will be available together with a licensed bar.
Jeff Tooms, Cilla Eisner and Stuart Ashley have volunteered to keep a caring eye on the new trees in Allington’s community wood. They met up on Saturday 17th October for some photos, with Helen Taylor wielding the camera. Anyone who would like to join them will be more than welcome.
The volunteers are looking forward to meeting the Woodland Trust and sponsors BIFA who are coming to view the wood on Nov 6th at 11.00am.
Tickets are available £5 in advance and £6 on the door. You can get them from Allington Stores and Theresa Tanner. Phone 01400 281042. Refreshments are included in the admission fee.
You don’t have to dance, just come just along and chat whilst enjoying great music and delicious afternoon tea.
On Saturday 11 October the Playing Field Fundraisers and other volunteers tidied the small wooded area at the top of the playing field. This land is leased by the Parish Council and forms part of the new community wood.
This month’s recipes are from Pam Jackson and Vickie Withington. Pam has sent us Tea Loaf (as in the first Allington cookbook). This recipe is originally from Norah Abbott, a previous W.I.member. We also have Grannies Ginger Snaps from Vickie. Read more →
Allington playing field fundraisers are holding a music quiz at the village hall on 4th October. The doors will open at 7.30pm and questions begin at 8pm. There will be questions for all age groups and whatever your taste in music you should find something that sounds familiar.
Entry is free although competitors will be asked to make a £1 donation. All donations will be returned to the winning team as prize money. We’re looking for people to get together in teams, ideally of no more than 6 people. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team, you should be able to join one on the night. It’s first come first served but anyone wishing to reserve a table can do so by emailing email@example.com or calling John Slater on 07896155341.
There will be a licensed bar available thoughout the evening and if you just want to come and watch/socialise then you’ll be more than welcome.
Here’s the latest recipe from Allington W.I. This time it comes from Gill Towers, a winning baker at the recent craft show.