The Village That Likes to Sing!

That’s how Ridlington is increasingly being described. The Ridlington Singers enjoy singing music of all styles - from Abba to Elgar, from Gilbert and Sullivan to the Beatles. The Singers are growing steadily in number and attracting members from surrounding villages. Why not be a part of this lively group? No experience is necessary – just an enthusiasm to sing for pleasure. We are starting a new programme now for a Spring Concert, and new members are always very welcome! We meet weekl...
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BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

"New for January" Three more books to relax by the open fire with.... This month, another crime novel – P.D. James’ “A Certain Justice”, an Adam Dalgleish mystery.  If you missed the television series in 1998 it would be worth a read, although the first section of four is a bit stodgy as each of the characters is introduced.  The pace livens with the first body and the plot will keep you guessing. Also, now available is Jordan Belfort’s “The Wolf of Wall Street”, which is the first ...
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Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Concert Everyone is warmly welcomed at this year’s Carol Concert to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 22nd AT 6:00 PM, followed by refreshment at The Rectory, courtesy of Steve and Louise Fox and Family. The service will be a mix of traditional carols for everyone, readings and prayer, plus a performance from the Ridlington Singers.   Luxury Hamper Raffle A luxury hamper raffle, including Christmas cake, wine, crackers, chocolates and much, much more… is to be held and drawn ...
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FOODBANK – Items needed for Christmas Hampers

The Oakham Foodbank were very grateful for our latest delivery. At present they have no need for toiletries, but do need Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Pasta sauces and also items to make up Christmas hampers especially: Tinned pink salmon; Christmas biscuits, small Christmas cakes, small Christmas puddings etc. Our next delivery to them will be on the morning of Friday, December 6th, so please place any items in the box at the back of the Church. Thank you to those who have already been dona...
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A Message from the PCC

As we come to the end of 2019, we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone for your continued generosity, for your willingness, time, energy and support. We also wish to thank you all for your donations towards the Church, especially for the Church Roof, which has undergone major repair on the south side. This year, we have welcomed John and Jacky Morrell into the village at the top of East Lane, both of whom have quickly become part of village life. We have witness...
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FOODBANK Update

Thank you to those who have donated to the Foodbank. Unfortunately, stocks have recently been low, so please keep donations coming…the collection box is at the back of the church and has a list on top of items currently needed. For further information, please see: https://rutland.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Loaf
Our Harvest Festival was held on Sunday 6th October, followed by refreshments. A big thank you to all who attended and especially to those who so beautifully decorated the church. This year, dry goods have been donated to the Foodbank, whilst fresh produce has since been collected and donations offered to the church.  
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A NIGHT ON THE TILES

A big thank you to all those involved in and to those who attended our magnificent ‘Night on the Tiles’ performed by The Ridlington Singers, directed and conducted by Martin Wall. This Autumn Concert was well received as the choir sang their way through a selection of music ranging from the hits of ABBA to 'The Judges Song' from Gilbert and Sullivan. The full programme also included music from John Rutter and Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. In excess £420 was raised in donations which are to b...
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