Archive for May, 2012

Open Arts this weekend

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Can you id this?

Photographed by the Jubilee pond, this was sent to us with a request that can any one identify the insect?

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Friday 8th June – 7.45pm – Memorial Hall
Based on the book War Horse, this exciting film is set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. It begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets – British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter – before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land. Directed by Steven Spielberg

Certificate 12            Free Entrance               Refreshments              Raffle

Official site   Wikipedia

Reviews “A moving Masterpiece!”   “Michael Morpurgo portrays the brilliance of the plot and Steven Spielberg brought it into the spotlight with pinpoint

***  Catering4Parwich will be serving Burgers (£2) and Sausage baps (£1.50), along with chips, tea, and sweets for the children.  Come and have your Supper before the film showing! Or in the interval.***

  • Silent projection
  • Hi Fi Sound
  • Special hi-fi headphones for those with hearing difficulties, please ask.

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Real milk!

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Does anyone know Lesley?

We have received the following request for information:
I don’t know whether anybody is able to help but I am trying to locate a sixty year old woman, Lesley (nee Yates), with whom I attended Lady Manners School in Bakewell. Being our sixtieth year, a school reunion has been arranged for the first weekend in July. I have only recently been contacted but, due to the passage of time being an obstacle to finding people’s whereabouts, I was asked if I could assist with locating others, one being Lesley Yates.
I think Lesley lived in Great Longstone, near Bakewell, during our schooldays. I believe that she subsequently moved to Parwich after marrying a local man from the village, although I cannot recall her married name. The reason that this sticks in my mind is that I am originally a Brownson (father Wallace Brownson who married Stephanie, paternal uncle Godfrey Brownson who married Mary, paternal grandparents Wallace and Clara Brownson from Townhead and The Cottage, Nether Green) and I remember being envious that Lesley lived in the village that held some lovely childhood memories for me. In fact, I have just spent the last two hours reminiscing over photographs, tales and information on the internet.
Lesley will now be around 60 years old.
If you are able to help, that would be great, especially given the paucity of information that I have provided. If not, then thank you for taking the time to read this e-mail.
Susan A
Emails to will be forwarded to Susan A.

Update – June 22nd 2012: Lesley has been found.

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A feathered Narcissus

Thank you to JFS for this photo of a grey wagtail, at the Millenium pond.

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Parwich Parish Council, the Carnival and Recreation Committee & the Diamond Jubilee Planning Committee would like to thank everyone for their support and help in planning this event.

For more details please read on (more…)

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