Sturton-by-Stow History Society met in the village hall when about 35 people attended to hear Graeme Wade give an illustrated talk on the Crinan Canal on the Isle of Mull. A vote of thanks was given by Rodger Brownlow and refreshments were served afterwards.
The next meeting is on Wednesday 19th February when Clive Thompson will speak about Thomas Spencer, an influential person in the 19th Century in Bransby, Stow and Sturton.
This will be celebrated at Sturton Methodist Church on Sunday 26th January at 10.30am with a specially prepared service to suit all ages.
It’s not too late to get your tickets for the pantomime Mother Goose to be performed in Sturton Village Hall on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January at 7.30pm. This is the 21st production by A Touch Of Class and friends and promises to be another excellent family show with lots of fun, superb costumes and laughter. With an original script written by Joyce Newth and Sue Leonard, this family entertainment is not to be missed. Tickets, adults £5, concessions £4 and children five and under free are available from Riny (tel. 01427 788554) and Beryl (788737).
The monthly market will be held in Sturton Village Hall on Saturday 1st February between 10am and noon with a number of various stalls for browsing or finding a bargain. Refreshments, including the popular bacon butties, will be available and the Lucky Number will be worth £25.
The annual Covenant Service will be held at Sturton Methodist Church on Sunday 2nd February at 10.30am conducted by the Rev Mark Stennett. All are welcome to share this service.
The parish council will meet in the Old Schoolroom on Wednesday 5th February at 7.30pm when there will be a time for open discussion on any parish matters.