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In and Out of the Workhouse
Explore life inside and outside the local Union Workhouse, and
changing social attitudes towards poverty.
Tutor: Liz Carter
Tuesdays 26th September to 5th December 2017
Half Term on 24th October
10 sessions of 90 minutes: Fee £54.00
10.00 to 11.45 with coffee
The Claret Centre, Buckden Towers.
Contacts: Bridget Hale 216391, Bill Templeton 456788
Operation Christmas Child
Shoe Box Appeal, 2017
Buckden Community will be taking part in the
above appeal and shoe boxes will be collected in
November. Operation Christmas Child is a worth-
while charity making a difference at Christmas, by
giving shoe boxes containing small gifts to chil-
dren in poor countries.
Toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush,
comb, hair clips, bar of soap, flannel, etc.
No Bottles or liquid items please, thank you.
Felt pens, pens, pencils,
pencil sharpener, eraser, colouring book, note-
pad, picture or puzzle book, chalk, pencil case,
stickers, solar calculators, etc.
Cuddly toy, doll, toy truck, skipping rope, yo-yo,
ball, small puzzle, etc.
Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, hair accessories,
wind up torch, jewellery set, sweets (best before
date of at least March 2018)
Are you able to knit a puppet, hat, scarf, gloves
for a Christmas shoebox please? Patterns are
Of course, you may like to do your own shoebox
and this would be very welcome, as well.
Another way of helping this appeal is, if you have
a spare empty shoebox. Donations of money al-
ways welcome for transportation as this year it
will cost £5 to transport each box. Thank you.
If you would like more information contact Carol
Swepstone on 810053. Thank you.
Join us for a great time on
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th
Many beers and ciders, plus other drinks for non-beer drinkers
Live Music on both nights.
Friday night Adults only, 18.00 to 23.30
Saturday 12.00 to 23.30, including Family Afternoon
Location – Scout Hut, Lucks Lane, Buckden
All proceeds to Buckden Scouts
Shoebox Coffee Morning and
Bring and Buy Stall
September at 10 o’ clock in the Meth-
Leaflets, knitting patterns and examples of com-
pleted shoeboxes, ways to help towards the shoe-
box appeal will all be there. Donations made will
all help the shoebox appeal. Please come and find
out if you can help in any way, thank you.
Carol Swepstone 810053
Methodists Support Macmillan:
10a.m. Friday 29th September
As usual, the Methodists will be joining the village’s efforts to
support Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ by
devoting their regular coffee slot to that cause.
There will be a cake stall and sales table and with your help we
hope for another great result, to “change lives with every
Do come along and spend a cheery morning with
good company in a very worthwhile cause. Thank you.