Wing Church Carol Service Monday 21st December 7.30pm. Do join us for traditional carols and the re-telling of the Christmas story.
Carol Singing around the village on Tuesday 22nd December. Meet at the Kings Arms at 7pm for a sustaining glass of mulled wine and then off around the village. All are very welcome to join in. Remember to bring a torch.
The Wing section of the Parish Magazine September 2016 is available here and in the Church section.
4th September 9.30am Lay led service
11th September 9.30am Lay led Service
18th September 11am Benefice Service at Whitwell
25th September 9.30am Holy Communion
SS Peter and St Paul
Wing Safari Supper on Saturday 24th September. Tickets are selling fast so please contact Helen Bateman on 737499 if you’d like to join in this fun evening, alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome. Tickets £20 per person. Please advise us of any dietary requirements. In aid of Wing Church.
Harvest Festival Evensong and Organ Recital Sunday 9th October
David Hill will give an organ recital starting at 4pm. This will be followed by tea and then an evensong to celebrate the Harvest at 6.30pm. The pedal organ has recently been repaired ???
Preston, Ridlington & Wing Flower and Produce Show: this annual event saw a record entry this year. Thank you to all competitors who helped to make the show such a success. In particular, congratulations go to Tom Roberts who won the men’s fruit cake competition, Jane Peach who scooped three cups and Alisdair Orr with a Produce Cup. Please do consider entering this fun event next year.
Wing WI THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8th.
September 8th’s meeting will be Gardeners’ Question Time. The panel will be local residents well acquainted with our region’s growing conditions. Good advice on suitable plants and their care will be given. All visitors are welcome to this, as they are to any of our meetings!
Please contact Jane Gilmore for information on the outing or the WI- 737324. All visitors welcome.
WING VILLAGE HALL
WING VILLAGE CAKES AND COOKBOOK- now available from Mary Rodgers -01572 737745 or from the Village Hall during SUNDAY teas. £12 a copy. Full of good recipes, anecdotes and drawings of the village, it will make an excellent memento and perfect gift.
WING VILLAGE GREETINGS CARDS- a set of cards showing drawings of the village are now on sale in the Village Hall, the Church, the WI or Mary Rodgers. All proceeds will go to those organisations.
WING SENIORS CHRISTMAS LUNCH: Sunday 11th DECEMBER 12.30 for 1pm. Please register your name with Paul at the Coffee Morning or Mary Rodgers on 737475.
THE BIRCH GOOD NEIGHBOUR SCHEME:
Meeting for volunteers and users on MONDAY 5th SEPTEMBER IN THE VILLAGE HALL AT 6.30pm. This is an opportunity for an update on the scheme and its users as well as an open discussion on future plans for the scheme. All welcome!
WING’s GOT TALENT!! If you have an interest in taking part in such an event please contact Sally Cox 07976 936509 or e mail email@example.com
If there is sufficient interest then further details will follow.
BOOKING SECRETARY: Sarah O’Boyle : contact her on 737128. Online booking available via the website wingrutland.uk
COFFEE MORNING in the Village Hall every THURSDAY from 10.30. Second hand books available too as well as a friendly chat. Please do call in!
WING POST OFFICE- every TUESDAY from 2pm to 4pm- again please use or we lose
The process for accessing the defibrillator is as follows:
Ring 999. Do not delay
The operator will then give you the code for getting the defibrillator from the phone box near the Kings Arms on Top Street.
Take it to the patient.
Open the case and it will then begin to give you instructions.
Do not worry about using it incorrectly as it is fully automatic and will only work in appropriate circumstances.
Anyone with any items for the parish magazine please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 24th September 7pm
All are welcome to this ever popular village event. Prompt booking is advised.
Tickets 20.00 per person available in advance from Helen Bateman tel: 737499.
Please inform us of any dietary requirements.
Offers to host a starter or main course gratefully received. Please email
In aid of Wing Church
Is available here
Songs For Summer’s Evening
The Old Hall, Wing
Saturday 25th June, 2016
David Hill, Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, will accompany Emma Tring in a selection of repertoire for soprano and piano; there will be something for everyone!
Emma trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and now studies with Jacqueline Bremar. She has been one of the high sopranos in the BBC Singers for the last 8 years.
Tickets £20 available from Alice Hill, 01572 737516.
Proceeds from the concert will be shared between the Church and the Village Hall.
For you historians or people just interested in Wing in days of yore you can do no better than to look at the most authoritative history of the village (1), which can be found on the British History Online website. This is a treasure trove of information about the history of the whole of Britain.
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(1)-‘Parishes: Wing’, in A History of the County of Rutland: Volume 2, ed. William Page (London, 1935), pp. 103-106. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/rutland/vol2/pp103-106 [accessed 28 April 2016].