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Heritage project open day events at St. Paul's

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Saturday 2nd September, 2017
2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Display of postcards and photos of old Woodhouse Eaves.

Saturday 9th September, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Church open for ‘Ride & Stride’ visitors.

Saturday 7th October, 2017
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Display of wedding photo albums for everyone to view.

Saturday 9th December, 2017
2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Christmas songs.

Saturday 16th December, 2017
2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Children's Christmas Workshop
(National Lottery Players promotion)

Saturday 3rd Feb, 2018
2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Bake, Taste & Swap

Saturday 3rd March, 2018
2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Kneelers, Tapestry & Embroidery ("scaled back" version due to weather conditions)

Saturday 17th March 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Make Easter crafts & goodies!

Saturday 24th March 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Visit to St Luke's in Gaddesby; tour by Keith Randon

Saturday 7th April 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Christening and wedding photos, garments and paraphernalia

Friday 13th April 2018 7.00 for 7.30 pm
Book launch: Talk and signing by local historian author, Caroline Wessell. Wine and cheese evening.

Sunday 15th April 2018 8.00 a.m - 6.00pm
The St Paul's HLF project exhibits at the LAHS history fair, Beaumanor Hall.

Submission up to end April 2018
Photography competition
"My view of St Paul's"
5 age groups - free entry - Valuable prizes

Saturday 12th May 2018, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Free art workshop for up to 30 children (0 - 18 years) with Anna Michalska-Tomajer.

Saturdays throughout June, July and August 2018
open 9.30 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.30
Exhibits changed weekly
Free entry, refreshments and cake. Children's area.

2nd June: "Exhibition tasters" with Woodhouse Eaves open gardens weekend
(PM: background organ music by Gwynneth Wilson-Whitford).

8th June (Friday): Bioblitz bat talk and walk at the church

9th June: Bats, bells, the school and more with "batty crafts" in association with Bioblitz.
(PM: 'Batty crafts' & cartoons for kids).
(PM: background organ music by Gwynneth Wilson-Whitford).

16th June: Architects, funders, the great and the good, the church windows memorials and the building. (PM: Cartoons for kids).
(3.00 p.m.: 'Church memorials' walk & talk by Keith Randon)

23rd June: Local people past and present, their lives, gives, memorials, burial records and windows.
(11.00 a.m. & 3.00 p.m. 'The stained glass windows' - a walk and talk by Mike Harding)

30th June: The church bells, clock, tiles and building, graves, people and memories.
(11.00a.m. & 3.00pm 'The Bells of St Paul's' - a talk by Evelyn Brown)

7th July (evening only including cheese & wine): 7.00 p.m. 'Tying in with history - repairs to St Paul's church' a talk by Graeme Renton, St Paul's church architect.

14th July: WW1 and WW2 theme. Bring your own memorabilia to show to others. Heritage posters on display.
(3.00 p.m. 'The Martins of the Brand' a talk by Robert Martin)

21st July: The school, Victorian teachers, the natural history of the churchyard, local families and memories.
(11.00 a.m. & 3.00 p.m. 'A school comes to Woodhouse Eaves' a talk by Evelyn Brown).

Sunday 29th July: A service of Thanksgiving for the restoration of the Chancel and the Reinstatement of the Hope Window

4th August: Celebrating needlework of the church and the community! Bring and show anything you own that is made from with thread or wool. Heritage posters on display.
(PM: background organ music by Gwynneth Wilson-Whitford).

18th August: Clocks celebration! We will be celebrating our church clock, other church features and associated people.
(11.00 a.m. & 3.00 p.m. 'The village clock' a talk by Maria Jansen)

25th August: St Paul's heritage project - the whole story. Every exhibition banner will be on display!
(PM: cartoons for kids).
(PM: background organ music by Gwynneth Wilson-Whitford).