There's a lot goes on in the village despite its small size. Here are some of the regular and occasional events that ensure there is always something to do or or to look forward to.
The Village Fete takes place in August every year, whatever the weather! It is one of the longest running events in the calendar, with photos elsewhere on the website dating back to 1941.
The Lollipop Race is an annual favourite which heralds the start of Fete weekend, A large crowd of villagers lines the bridge parapet to cheer on their ducks and lollipop sticks in the race to the line.
The Family Ceilidh takes place during Fete weekend and is always an extremely popular, sell out event with the emphasis being firmly on ensuring the whole family can get involved.
Thanks to the benevolence of a former parish resident the senior citizens of the village are able to gather together at Chrismas to enjoy a splendid lunch and post lunch entertainment.
Childrens' Xmas Party
The childrens' Xmas party is a highlight for all the young people in the village. After Santa has delivered presents and gone on his way there is an afternoon of food, fun and games for everyone.
Author evenings featuring best selling authors such as Gail Honeyman and James Oswald are extremely popular, sell out events giving villagers a chance to hear first hand about their writing.
Involving Young People
Young people have lots of opportunities to take part in village life, including painting the chimney pots which now adorn the Community Garden and planting hedgerow shrubs in the park.
The Village Hall is popular as a host to a range of recreational activities and classes including Pilates, Yoga, Art, Guides, Choir and African Drumming.
A fantastic day out to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, but also a super excuse for villagers to get together for a great post pandemic social event.
In this section we have a selection of photos supplied by village residents recalling their memories of the village during the 20th century.