Category: Lowdham

A handmade Christmas in Lowdham

LOWDHAM Pre-school is holding a Christmas Craft workshop on Saturday 24 November 2012, at which children of any age can come along to make special handmade gifts for their loved ones. The event is at Lowdham Village Hall, from 10.00am-12.30pm.…

Hold the front page!

LOWDHAM athlete Richard Whitehead is featured on the front cover of this week’s edition of Athletics Weekly, the popular magazine for runners and athletes. Whitehead is a world class paralympic athlete with several national and international records to his credit,…

A celebration of the apple

LOWDHAM’s Apple Day on Sunday 21 October looks set to continue the tradition of successful events centred on the popular fruit. Starting at 11am and running to 4pm at Lowdham Village Hall, Apple Day 2012 will include displays of over…

Gibbons launches Lowdham Lecture series

A NEW development in the Lowdham Festivals programme this autumn is the Lowdham Lecture, an annual event in which a high profile speaker will address topical local issues. The inaugural Lowdham Lecture will be held on Thursday 20 September 2012, starting…

Gold post box draws admirers

LOWDHAM Post Office has been a hub of activity this morning (Monday) as villagers come to admire its new gold post box. Painted on Sunday, the box celebrates the achievement of local athlete Richard Whitehead, who took the gold medal…

Looking ahead to Lowdham summer show 2012

THE ANNUAL Lowdham Summer Show will be held on bank holiday Monday, 27 August 2012, with a full range of competitions and other activities. The event promises something for everyone in the family, from the very youngest to the oldest.…

Storytelling on an Olympic scale

WE MAY not be getting a direct visit from the Olympic flame in our area (although Woodborough resident David Burgess will carry the torch next week at Balderton), but we can enter into the spirit of the games at an…

Youngsters can Sing and Play in Lowdham

A BABY and toddler group in Lowdham meets every Wednesday morning in term time at the Methodist Chapel on Main Street. Called ‘Sing and Play’ the group is for children aged 0-5 years along with their parents and careers. Meetings…

Book festival drops Saturday focus

A NOTABLE change to the Lowdham Book Festival from previous years is the absence of the stalls and marquees in and around the village hall on the closing day of the event (Saturday 30 June 2012). In a brief note…