Team News 4 November

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

Today there will be a service at the Church of St. Margaret, Reydon,  to remember the departed, beginning at 3pm.  During the service names of our departed loved ones are read out and there is an opportunity for you to light a candle as a sign of remembrance and love for those who have died.


This year Remembrance Day falls on Sunday 11th November. Our Services at 10.50am will take place in Blythburgh, Reydon, Southwold & Wangford.  A 6pm service will take place in Walberswick & Uggeshall.


Remembrance in Blythburgh – Holy Trinity will be turning red as the nation commemorates the centenary of the ending of the First World War. On Sunday 11 November, the Service of Remembrance (held jointly with St Andrew’s Walberswick) will start in the church at 10.50am.

That evening, at 5.30pm, people will gather for a peal of bells by candlelight.


Remembrance in Southwold

0600 a piper will play from the town hall balcony.

1030 the parade, will depart the Town Hall, and the church bells will be rung half muffled.

1040 Wreaths will be laid at the war memorial.      

1050 Service of Remembrance

1230 Church bells around the country will be rung in celebration of peace.

1855 The Last Post will be heard at Gunn Hill        

1900 The Beacon will be lit

1905 Church bells will ring in a peal of celebration and the Town Crier will cry for peace on Gunn Hill


A quiz night on the 17th November at Wangford Community Centre to help raise money for St Andrew Sotherton. Teams of up to six people (any age welcome) nibbles will be provided but bring your own drink. The quiz will start at 7.15pm, doors open from 7pm. Raffle will be held on the night. Book your place for £5.00 each by ringing Mrs Jane Walker 01986 874248 or Mrs Karen Flaxman 01986 873123