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News items include the latest news from the Friends and news items relating to the church building, which may be of interest to Friends. For news relating to Aylmerton Village Hall please visit www.aylmertonvillagehall.wix.com/northnorfolk

  • The Bell is Back in the Tower!

    The Bell ready to be re-installed

    At 8am on Tuesday 19th September, Paul Mason, professional bell hanger, Northampton, arrived with his assistant Tim, to re-install the bell that had undergone a satisfactory weld repair by the specialist contractors, Soundweld, Cheveley, Newmarket.

  • Our Trip to Blakeney Point (Friends Raffle Winner!)

    Launching 'Mr Mole'

    We were delighted to discover that we had won the first prize in the Friends Raffle particularly as we had missed the talk by Richard Porter at the village hall….

  • At long last, good news about the bell !

    Removing the Bell for Repair

    At 8am on Tuesday 15 August Paul Mason (the professional bell hanger) and his  colleague, Tim, arrived to remove the bell

  • Friends Annual Fundraising Event: Life on the Edge


    Our latest fund raising event on 21 April was a most successful illustrated talk by Richard Porter on the birds, mammals, plants, butterflies and insects that live and survive the challenging environment on Blakeney Point, where life is most definitely “On the Edge”.

  • A Visit to the Houses of Parliament

    Houses of Parliament

    Mandy Wegg successfully bid on one of the star auction items a the Friends Auction last April – a visit to the Houses of Parliament and tea with Norman Lamb, our local MP…

  • Bird Watching with Trevor Williams

    Peregrine Falcon

    At the Friends dinner/auction in April 2016 we were fortunate to secure the successful bid for a birdwatching experience with Trevor Williams, Chairman of North East Norfolk Birdwatching Club, himself a Friend of St John’s. Finding a date when seven retired people have nothing in their diaries is always a difficult task so it was not until 26th October that Patsy and I, with four other Friends met up with Trevor.

  • Autumn Fund Raising Concert

    Gresham's School Sound the Trumpets

    The Friends autumn fund raising concert was held at St. John’s, Aylmerton on 28th September where we were thoroughly entertained by talented musicians from Gresham’s School, Holt.

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