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Welcome to Sedgeford Village Online


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Sedgeford has a reputation for being one of the friendliest villages in Norfolk. It is situated within a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The village is just minutes away from the sea and some of the most stunning beaches in the UK. Sedgeford is surrounded by open undulating countryside, is rich in history. It's a great place to visit and with only 600 residents it's an idyllic place to live and work.


 

Mobile Phone Mast

There will be a public meeting in the village hall at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17th June to discuss initial proposals for a mobile phone mast on one of two possible sites in the village. All are welcome to attend.


 

Forthcoming Events


Who Me? - Saturday 13th June

The play Who Me? Will be presented at the Village Hall by the Peterborough Revellers in a supper theatre format and should be a fun evening.

It tells the story of eminent author Stanley 'Linc' Lincoln, whose life is thrown into chaos when an enigmatic young woman arrives on his doorstep late one night.

For more information or to book tickets, please ring 579355 or 570097.

Jazz evening - Friday 19th June

There will be a jazz evening with the Shannon Reilly Trio in the Village Hall on Friday 19th June, with a barbeque supper served during the evening.

For more information or to book tickets, please ring 579355 or 570097.

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Summer Season of Films

FRIDAY JUNE 12TH. KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (15)

A James Bond spoof fantasy enlivened by some excellent action film direction and an outstanding cast including Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson and Michael Caine. Described as great fun by the critics

FRIDAY JULY 10TH. THE SECOND BEST MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG)

The follow up film with the same excellent cast including Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and this film also has Richard Gere staying at the hotel.

FRIDAY AUGUST 14TH. CINDERELLA (U)

Directed by Kenneth Branagh, this is a re-telling of the Disney film with Cate Blanchett as the stepmother and Helena Bonham Carter as the fairy Godmother. This is a family film showing in the middle of the school holidays.

The films are all on the second Friday of each month. The first 3 films will start at 7.30 and admission is £5 including a glass of wine, with payment on the door. Admission prices and film start time for Cinderella will be advised nearer the date.

Cream Tea afternoon

25th July from 3 - 5 pm

At Chalkpit House, Docking Road, Sedgeford
In aid of festival flowers

Flower Festival and Craft Fair

28th, 29th and 30th August from 10 am - 5 pm

Lunches from 2 pm and refreshments all day.

 

Proposed Chicken Farm at Sedgeford

Planning Application.

Nearly 80 local residents attended the Parish Council meeting on 18th March to express their concerns about proposals to construct a poultry unit in the village. After listening to their views and taking account of additional information available, councillors voted to rescind their earlier approval for these plans and send a letter of objection to the Borough Council's planning department.
The Lynn News reported on Friday 3rd April that the developers had withdrawn their application for a poultry farm in Sedgeford. A letter confirming this was posted on the Borough Council's website on Wednesday 1st April.

The applicants intend to outline their proposals for greater community engagement during the coming weeks.

http://www.lynnnews.co.uk/news/local/latest-local-news/sedgeford-poultry-farm-plan-shelved-after-protests-1-6671218


New River Walk

A group of intrepid walkers met on Sunday 8th March to walk a new concessionary path. This circular path, which follows the river for part of its route, has been opened to Sedgeford residents on Sundays between February and July, courtesy of Ken Hill Estates and the Norfolk Rivers Trust. Maps were circulated with the March newsletter: please note that there will be cattle in the fields for much of this time, so dogs are not permitted.

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Images from the Sedgeford Flower Festival, August 2014.

Sedgeford BagsSedgeford Bags
ChristmasChristmas
LilliesLillies
Bread and WineBread and Wine
EatEat
Boat

Open Gardens 2014

Garden enthusiasts came from near and far to view the ten gardens open this year, from surrounding villages and also from across East Anglia and the Midlands, several visiting this area for the first time. After a very wet Saturday, we were fortunate that Sunday stayed fine and dry, so visitors could enjoy strolling round the village and sitting outside with teas, home-made cakes and ice-creams. Lunches in the Church proved as popular as ever and there was a variety of crafts and produce on sale.

The photos below show scenes from some of the gardens which were open this time.
A place to rest
Lakeside
Roses over doorwayRoses over doorway
Open garden
Open garden 2
Copper iris
Peaceful

Flower Festival 2013

Ascot ladyAscot lady
CinderellaCinderella
CATSCATS
Miss HavershamMiss Haversham
Elizabeth 1Elizabeth 1
Wizard of OzWizard of Oz

SHARP Update

'Digging Sedgeford - a People's Archaeology' was officially launched in Sedgeford Church on 29th August. The Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project has been exploring the history of the village for nineteen years: this very readable and beautifully illustrated book tells the story of their discoveries and provides insights into the importance of this part of Norfolk. For further information, click here

 

Sedgeford Village Newsletters Available for Download

The latest Newsletter is now available for download. A library of previous Sedgeford Village Newsletters are also available to download from this web site.

[Click Here to visit the newsletter download page]

 

Sedgeford Community Lunch

Sedgeford Village holds a Community Lunch once a month, during each school term. The lunches are normally on the second Thursday of the month and start at 12 noon.

The Sedgeford Community Lunch is open to all Sedgeford residents and those with village connections. It is growing in popularity each month. Anyone who would like to come to future lunches should contact Janet Frost on 01485 571352 at least a week beforehand.



See you there?

Sedgeford Community Lunch

 

What's on at Sedgeford Village Hall?

There is always something going on at Sedgeford Village Hall. For further information [CLICK HERE]

 
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