February brings the SNOWDROPS at Thorpe Market church
Snowdrop Sundays have become an institution at St Margaret’s over the past 20 years, with more than 800 people visiting the Snowdrops events in 2016. In February 2017 we look forward to again greeting friends, old and new alike.
Every Sunday in February church members and friends will be offering their usual hospitality.
Visit our award-winning conservation churchyard and see the snowdrops and aconites.
Admire the results of 2016’s Norfolk Workout Group volunteering in St Margaret’s churchyard and Hazel Grove
Find a good selection of used books to exchange or buy
Meet a visiting local artist exhibiting their work every Sunday in February
Enjoy the most efficient church heating system in the vicinity!
Hot drinks and home-made cakes
Open every Sunday from 1.00 pm, free entry
St Margaret’s has parking and WC facilities and is accessible to wheelchair users. Visit www.thorpemarket.org.uk for further details of all events taking place at St Margaret’s Church Thorpe Market.
We would like to thank all the residents and friends who contributed to our Christmas services in December, with over a hundred people through the doors. Particularly thanks to our band of musicians and the brave lesson readers!
The Cantamus Christmas Concert is on Friday 9th December at 7.00pm. £8 Fee on entry of which 50% of all income raised will be donated to the ‘new organ’ fund at Thorpe Market church. More details about Cantamus can be found HERE
St Margaret’s Church Thorpe Market
A village-based venue for both visual and performing arts.
FRIDAY 18TH TO SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER 2016
Following the success of the first Seasonal Spectacular last year, once again we will be holding a seasonal exhibition and sale of work in the very pretty (and warm!) St Margaret’s church, Thorpe Market, combining stunning new artwork and photographs with a variety of unique, handmade Christmas gifts (if you can bear to give them away), cards and decorations, from three local artists. As always, a wide selection of used books will be for sale, as well as teas, coffees and delicious homemade cakes. Entrance is free, the artists will be on hand throughout the exhibition and there is ample parking opposite the church. Opening hours 11 – 4 each day.
ROSALIE OSBORNE GIBB
Rosalie will once again be exhibiting an exciting new collection of artwork in various mediums as well as photographs, signed Limited Edition mounted prints plus greetings cards, depicting her paintings and photos. Rosalie’s artwork covers many diverse subjects, the North Norfolk coast and countryside being favourites. Rosalie will also have for sale a unique collection of Christmas cards, decorations and gifts. Rosalie’s paintings have found their way around the UK and Europe, and from New Zealand to South Africa, the USA and Canada, have sold at various exhibitions and galleries, locally and further afield, including The Guildhall in London.
TERRIE AND PAM
Glass Artists Terrie and Pam create an exciting range of handmade copper foiled, fused and cast kiln-fired glass items, ranging from beautiful Murano glass necklace pendants with shimmering dichroic inserts to Christmas decorations, dishes, ornamental items, lamps and landscape and seascape panels. These beautiful creations are not only totally unique to Terrie and Pam, so make really special gifts, but are also affordable with prices starting at £5. Individual commissions can also be undertaken.
Ian crafts attractive and sturdy lamp bases from oak, which are fully fitted with bulb and shade holders, a long flex and a plug. His stylish clocks are made from recycled oak boards and incorporate German quartz movements for accurate time keeping and near-silent operation.
BANK HOLIDAY BONANZA
FRIDAY 26 – MONDAY 29 AUGUST 2016
Make sure not to miss an exciting new exhibition and sale of work over the
Bank Holiday weekend at St Margaret’s church, Thorpe Market, situated in a
beautiful and tranquil setting. As always, a wide selection of used books
will be for sale, as well as teas, coffees and delicious homemade cakes.
Entrance is free and there is ample parking opposite the church. Opening
hours 11am – 4pm each day. Do come along and meet the artists.
Win a signed Limited Edition Print of your favourite painting by voting
for the Visitor’s Choice.
ROSALIE OSBORNE GIBB – 26th – 29th August
Following several very successful exhibitions at Thorpe Market church over
the last year, local artist Rosalie will once again be exhibiting an
exciting new collection of artwork in various media, as well as framed
photographs, mounted and signed Limited Edition prints, greetings cards
depicting her paintings and a variety of gifts, including unique mugs
decorated with her artwork. Whilst Rosalie’s art covers many diverse
subjects, the Norfolk coast and countryside remain firm favourites.
Rosalie’s paintings have sold through several galleries and exhibitions,
including an exhibition at The Guildhall in London last autumn. Rosalie’s
‘Cow Parsley’ watercolour won the People’s Choice Award at the Arts North
Festival Art Exhibition in North Walsham in June.
NICK WOOLSTON – 28th and 29th August
Arcs & Sparks Welding Services is owned and operated by Nick Woolston, a
highly experienced coded welder with over 25 years’ knowledge of
fabricating and welding steels and alloys. Nick has an eye for detail and
prides himself on delivering a quality service at a reasonable price. As
well as a huge range of products from small candlesticks and letter racks
through boot scrapers, log baskets and companion sets to garden gates and
arbours of virtually any size and design, Nick also offers a bespoke
service, making unique items to customers’ requirements.