Those of you who saw the last blog post about the Almeys in Foston might wonder what the connection to Waterloo is. Well, while researching his family tree, David Woolerton found that some his family members who fought at Waterloo … Continue reading
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One of the joys in running this site is the correspondence from people who are researching their family tree. One such recent email was from David Woolerton, who is descended from the Almeys: Elizabeth, John and William are all buried … Continue reading
After the success of last year’s event, we have arranged for a meal to be held at Dine India in Countesthorpe on Monday 26 January at 7pm: The format will be as previously and you are very welcome to join … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to you from all at Saint Bartholomew’s. We hope you have a wonder-filled, peaceful day. Just to remind you, our Christmas Day Holy Communion starts at 9.15 on the 25th, but it can get very busy, so you … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came to the Christmas Tree Festival, whether as a volunteer, tree decorator or visitor: the church looked lovely. Here are a few pictures taken by David & Ros Holmes.
Please join us for the annual Christmas Carol Service on Sunday 21 December 2014 at 4pm. Note: There will be no Holy Communion Service on that day.
The Christmas Tree Festival is back for another year for the weekend of Saturday 13-Sunday 14 December, 10am-4.30pm each day. The church will be filled with Christmas trees decorated in many different styles with beautiful lighting for a magical mid-winter … Continue reading
We’ll publish more details nearer the time of each one, but here’s a quick list of the events coming up at Foston: 13-14 December 2014: Christmas Tree Festival 21 December 2014: Carol concert 25 December 2014: Christmas Holy Communion 26 … Continue reading
24 August is Saint Bartholomew’s Day: read about him here.
We thought you might like to see a few pictures of this year’s Flower Festival. The church looked fantastic (thank you very much to everyone who contributed arrangements in this year’s theme of “Where in the world”) and the stalls … Continue reading