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Benefice Events and Fund Raising Events 2018

The following events are all the major fund raising events currently scheduled for this year by each of the Bansfield Benefice churches. The "[more information]" link takes the reader to either Flyers or booking forms for the specific event. If you require more information please email

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Cowlinge | Denston | Lidgate | Ousden | Stansfield | Stradishall | Wickhambrook

All events can be found in the main Events Diary and Calendar below.


Bansteads Farm Walk
Saturday 22 September From 10.30am
Bansteads farm walk starts at 10:30am with coffee then one and half hour walk followed by lunch with wine. All welcome. Dogs on a lead please. Cost £11 including lunch.


Denston Marmalade Morning 12 April @10.00am – For details click on the link to view the flyer.

Denston Concert 26 May @7pm – For details click on the link to view the flyer.


Lidgate Cheese and Wine Fundraising Party 20th July from 6pm Pippin Park, The Street, Lidgate. Tickets £8 available on the door to include a glass of wine and food – not just cheese! Additional wine available for purchase as well as a Raffle with great prizes! For details click on the link to view the flyer.

Lidgate Farm Walk 9th June@10.30am from the church gate. People may bring well behaved dogs on leads. There are refreshments at the end of the walk at church. The walk is in aid of St Mary’s Church Lidgate. Cost £5.00 per adult and £2 per child.

Last year we raised £255. Please help us to do even better this year.

Our thanks to Ousden Estate for giving permission for the walk and to Graham Flux for organising it. The walk promises to be full of wild flowers this year.


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Stansfield PCC village BBQ 26 August @11.30am – Outdoor Benefice service in the garden followed by Stansfield BBQ @12.30pm. Venue Laurel Bank Farm, Assington Green, Stansfield CO10 8LY. Bar and raffle. Tickets £12.50 per person (under 10s £5) available from Louise Mackrill All proceeds to All Saints' Church, Stansfield.


Stradishall WW1 Commemoration Events 2018

  • 6th September at 7.30pm or 11th September at 6.30pm – Trace your families WW1 history at Kedington Library.
  • 6th October - Make a poppy Workshop - 10.00 am -12.00 noon in St Margaret’s Church. Come and make a Remembrance poppy. All ages welcome, everything provided including refreshments.

3th – 11th November Remembrance Week - Flyer

  • 4th November - Benefice Service - 10.00am commencing the Remembrance Week in the village.
  • Come and see the silhouettes in the Church.
  • See the displays with information about those servicemen from the village who lost their lives and are commemorated on the memorial.
  • Learn about the formation of the R.A.F.
  • See information of other service personnel on the displays in the Church.
  • 7th November 7.30 pm at Stirling House, Stradishall with the kind permission of the Prison and Justice Service. There will be a talk on the Art of WW1 medals and medallions. For details click on the link to view the flyer.
  • 11th November 12.30 noon Short Informal Prayer Service and laying of the wreath in the Church

Note. The Church will be open 11am – 4pm at the weekends and during Remembrance Week

Harvest events

  • Harvest Festival - 12th October at 6.30pm - Flyer
  • Harvest Lunch - 14th October at noon - Flyer


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Last Modified Thursday 18 January 2018