Category Archives: Event

Christmas Carols – Dec 14th

By   December 12, 2022

Wednesday 14th 7:30pm – in the Village Hall

these were to be on the Green (near the village sign) but weather conditions favoured the move.

Mince pies and mulled wine aftewards in the VIllage Hall

Christmas Carols on the Green- Date TBA

By   November 21, 2022

There will be a carol service on the Village Green (near the Village Sign)

The Breckland Brass Band will play carols and Christmas songs from 7.30 pm -

This will be followed by mince pies and mulled wine in the Village Hall courtesy of the Parish Council and the Village Hall.

Date TBA

Poster to follow 

Coffee Mornings

By   October 20, 2022

Coffee mornings have resumed at the village hall

At present there are only two scheduled the 26th of October and the 9th of November

10:00am to 12:00 if my memory serves me

Village sign unveiling

By   October 1, 2022
The village sign unveiling will take place on Wednesday 12th October at 11.00am.  

This will be followed by a simple gathering in the village hall.    

Tea/coffee and cake will be available.

Forest foraging courses

By   February 1, 2020

Wildfooduk are running a number of courses in/around Thetford forest starting of from St Helen’s Picnic Site.

Image of a Fairy Ring provided by WildfoodUK

These are commercial courses lasting about 3 /12 hours and as such charges apply.

Details are as follows:-

Thetford Forest Foraging Courses

Address/meeting place:
Thetford Forest
(St Helen’s Picnic Site)
Santon Downham
Brandon
Suffolk
IP27 0TJ

Description:

Thetford Forest is a large pine forest to the east of England. We’ll be meeting at St Helen’s picnic site, in an area of the Forest where this diverse environment allows for many wild plants and mushrooms to flourish.

The course starts with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes.

Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the area and along the Little Ouse river, teaching you how to identify the different plants and mushrooms that we find.

We’ll break along the way for homemade refreshment, such as our wild food soup or elderflower champagne.

Afterwards we’ll head back to the picnic site to end the day with a tasty wild food lunch based on what we have found and some pre-prepared homemade treats.

We’ll email you a list of everything we discussed on the day to help you to remember what you have learnt.

Dates/times:
28th March
24th April
30th & 31st May
3rd & 4th July
8th & 9th August
All courses start at 12pm and finish approx. 3.30pm

Ticket prices:
Adults £50, under 16’s £25.00, under 12’s free.

Contact details:
Tel: 01981 590604
Email: admin@wildfooduk.com
Website: www.wildfooduk.com
Ticket URL: https://www.wildfooduk.com/foraging-trips/suffolk-thetford-forest-foraging-courses/

Family Fun Day and Pop Up Golf

By   May 30, 2019

Rotary Club of Brandon and District Family Fun Day and Pop Up Golf

This will take place on Sunday, 30th June from 10.00 am on the Village Green. It is to raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

There will be a barbecue, Fun Golf, Welly Wanging, Bouncy Castle, Paint Ball and Face Painting.

Toilets and bar in the village hall.