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Events in Empingham

Activities at Empingham Methodist Church

Minister: Rev'd Leo Osborn: 01572 720721

Sunday services during September

2nd 10.45am At Oakham Methodist Church
9th 10.45am Morning Worship Rev Maureen Jones, including Holy Communion
16th 10.45am CAFÉ CHURCH with Mr John Haden
23rd 4pm Tea Time Church with Mrs Sarah Lamb
30th 3pm United Harvest Service and Tea with Rev Leo Osborn. Gifts of Tins & Dried Produce for Rutland Food Bank.

Activities throughout the year

Mondays: Post Office 2-4pm - refreshments available; photocopying/laminating service.
2nd Wednesday each month: 10.30am Prayer & Bible Study Holy Communion
3rd Wednesday each month: 10.30am Holy Communion.
Thursdays: 10.30-12 noon Toddler Group (during term-time only - starts again on 5th September). For more information contact Eileen Ray: 01780 460676


The Greenwood West Gallery Quire
at St Peter’s, Empingham 7pm on Sunday 21st October 2018

Why did a “Choir” become a “Quire”? What happened in the mid 1600’s which forced local communities to change their tune? This diverse group of about 25 costumed singers and instrumentalists will entertain us as they tell their story in music and the spoken word. It will surely be something a bit different.

Tickets in advance are £9 each, or on the door at £10.00 (free for children under 15 years).
Cash or cheques made payable to “Empingham PCC”

All proceeds to St Peter’s Church funds. Please help restore the damaged roof.

Contacts: Nick Meyrick or John Haward
Nick on 01780 460354 or email nicholas@meyrick.org
John on 01780 460502 or email john.haward@empingham.org.uk


78 RPM Big Band at St Peter's, Empingham at 7.30pm on 18/03/2018

Don’t miss this rare treat to hear the 78 RPM Big Band with Joanna Eden performing songs from the different stages of the career of Ella Fitzgerald, who was often referred to as the First Lady of Song. Selections will range from the early work that brought Ella to fame in the 1940s with the Chick Webb Orchestra, to later classics such as Cole Porter’s Every Time We Say Goodbye, and George Gershwin’s Someone to Watch Over Me. With her entertaining style and deep affection for the music, Joanna will front the fabulous Cambridge-based 78 RPM Big Band, and together they will delve into the rich legacy of Ella’s unrivalled output.

This will be the 3rd time 78 RPM has come to Empingham, and they have always played been supported by a good attendance of villagers and local enthusiasts.

Contact: Contact Nick or John for tickets which are now available: £11 each in advance with cash or cheque (to “Empingham PCC”) and £12 each at the door. Make your bookings in good time to avoid disappointment.


An evening of Antiques and Anecdotes 

An appreciative audience were enthralled with an entertaining evening given by Marc Allum, antiques expert from the BBC Antiques Roadshow.  His experiences during his many years formed the basis of his talk which took place at St Peter's Church on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017.

Members of the audience were invited to share their treasured antiques and curios for Marc to discuss and value.