Monthly Archives: November 2017

Reception and supper, with Countess Bathurst

Harpist Jemima Phillips was the surprise entertainer when the Bells Appeal committee laid on supper and entertainment in the church on Friday November 3rd.  It was a chance for us to say thank you to the many donors and supporters … Continue reading

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Fund raising events to date

The visit by the Ross Choristers (above) to Newnham last month (October 2017) was the latest in a series of fundraisers on behalf of the Bells Restoration Appeal.  We are grateful to all those who have given time and energy … Continue reading

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Progress on the project

From the Archive: originally published 9th September 2017 Getting the diocesan approval for such an ambitious project was always going to be a major task and so it proved. After two years of inspections, reports and budgeting, we finally got … Continue reading

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Letter from the chair

From the Archive: First published 9th September 2017 Having met Lady Sara Bathurst last week, I know that we are very lucky indeed to have her support as our patron. She made it clear that she wants to get involved … Continue reading

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Our appeal gains an influential patron

From the Archive: Originally published 8th September 2017 The Countess Bathurst has agreed to become patron of the St Peter’s Bells Restoration Appeal in Newnham.  Lady Sara Bathurst lives at Cirencester Park with her husband Allen, the 9th Earl Bathurst.  … Continue reading

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Newnham Live, June 9th – 23rd 2016

From the Archive: Originally published 1st May 2017 A festival of five great acoustic acts performed in a beautiful Severnside village. Newnham is hoping to attract the crowds this summer with a music festival in the church.  The event is directed by … Continue reading

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New Orleans Mardi Gras comes to Newnham Club

From the Archive: Originally published 20th January 2017 Enjoy an evening of New Orleans music and gumbo in the company of internationally renowned Mardi Gras band Dom Pipkin and the Ikos.

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