Village News Update by Jenny Lockwood

July 8, 2015 by Pyrton PCC No Comments
Despite it being over two months since Pyrton Fete, I must begin this article with a huge thanks to all those villagers and friends, who helped to make this year’s fete such a tremendous success. New attractions, such as, the display of vintage cars and the balloon man added to the enjoyment of adults and children alike. The special raffle for cinema tickets raised over £1000, contributing to t...

Village events for June

June 6, 2015 by Sally Robinson No Comments
Village Hall
Friday 12 June from 7pm is the next pub night at the village hall with supper and a chance to play Aunt Sally Monday 29 June at 8pm is the Annual General Meeting – an opportunity to give us your views and feedback and don’t forget next years fete is on Saturday May 14th 2016 If you don’t know what Aunt Sally is a pub game that was traditionally played in central English pubs a...

Daffodil Sunday March 22nd

February 9, 2015 by Pyrton PCC No Comments
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During the afternoon, follow the Daffodil Trail to discover the secrets of Pyrton. Collect your question sheet from the church any time after 2pm and hand it in at the village hall once completed. Prizes for all correct answers.  Great for families. Fun for all ages!!   ...

News from Pyrton – Jan 2015

February 9, 2015 by Pyrton PCC No Comments
Happy New Year to you all.  Christmas was an enjoyable and sociable time in Pyrton and the mild weather encouraged good turnouts at all the events. Over 300 people attended the church services with the Children’s candlelit service once more proving to be a great success. Adults and children alike enjoyed singing carols at the Carol Service and in the Village Hall with the Watlington Band. For t...

A Southern Hemisphere Christmas by Greg Lawrence

December 12, 2014 by Pyrton PCC No Comments
I was born and raised in New Zealand and after travelling now live in Australia.  Due to the common history of Australia and New Zealand their Christmas traditions are similar to each other and both share a common bond with the United Kingdom and Ireland from whence the majority of the original settlers came. Growing up my Christmases shared much in common with England and Scotland where my close...