Horticultural Show 2017 Results

Last updated on September 17th, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Horticultural Show Saturday 12th August 2017

horticultural show officials discussing the outcome of the judgingThis year brought drought in May, a heatwave in June, and a torrential downpour just before, but despite this and several regular entrants being away, Walsham still put on a great Show with entry numbers higher than last year.  Very encouraging. 

The Committee would like to thank everyone who entered, those who came on the day to view the display and all who worked so hard to make it a success, setting up the Hall the day before, assisting the judges, baking such delicious cakes and serving the teas, and for donating the many generous raffle prizes.

The Committee were delighted to welcome Sue Wooster from the Bellflower Nursery in Langham to present the cups.  Next year will be 150 years since the first Walsham Horticultural Show so we are hoping to make it a special one. Continue reading “Horticultural Show 2017 Results”

Tour of Britain passes through Walsham

Last updated on September 17th, 2017 at 10:45 pm

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On Friday 8 September 2017 Walsham welcomes the Tour of Britain!

Stage Six of Britain’s premier road cycling race will take place entirely within Suffolk, starting in Newmarket at 10.45am and finishing in Aldeburgh.

Based on current estimated timings the race will arrive here in Walsham at 12 noon

You’ll be able to see some of the world’s top cyclists weaving their way through our village, so please line The Street and Finningham Road and wave your flags as they speed past!

image tour of britain passing over winning lineThe Memorial Hall Coffee Shop will be open from 10:30 until 12:30

There is more information about Suffolk’s stage of The Tour on the official Tour of Britain website.

You can also receive regular updates, team and rider announcements on Twitter.

Diary of an ‘Organised Cycle Ride’ Published

Last updated on September 17th, 2017 at 10:40 pm

ian's cycle diary 2017The diary of Ian Toulson’s Organised 2604 mile Cycle Ride over seven weeks in April and May this year has been published.  

Suggested minimum donation is £7.50 with all proceeds going to St Mary’s Church for the Fabric and Organ Funds. 

Contact Ian for a copy on 01359 259 646 or see him in the Coffee Shop in Tuesdays and Thursdays.