Gamlingay Has Talent 2017!
Hosted by St Mary's Church, Gamlingay
7:30 p.m. Saturday 11th March at the Eco hub
Entry is only £5 for adults and £2.50 for children with free entry for children who will be performing. There’ll be a licensed bar to add to your enjoyment.
We are delighted to announce that our loyal friends, Acid Reflux and Gamlingay Community Choir will both be performing.
So come along and showcase your singing, dancing, comedy routine, instrumental prowess, magic skills, etc! We know we live in a very talented village so why not have-a-go this year?
Or just come and enjoy a great evening out in a warm and inviting venue and support your Parish Church at the same time.
Information about tickets and entry forms will be available soon but put the date in your diary.
For more information, email Andrew Smith on email@example.com.
Do come and join this great village event.
By Dana Bagshaw
Saturday 22nd April - 7 pm - St. Mary’s Church, Gamlingay
‘Cell Talk’ is an hour-long play, in the form of a costumed read performance, which follows the development of an imagined relationship between two real women who lived in the 14th century. Dame Julian of Norwich became an anchoress in a cell attached to the smallest church in Norwich and Margery Kempe was a younger woman known to have visited her there over a period of ten years. Both women experienced divine ‘showings’ and during the duologue of the play these are discussed as their relationship develops. Their very frank conversations range from deeply profound to, at times, light-hearted and humorous. Sources of inspiration for the play include modern translations of books written by both Margery and Julian.
Dame Julian will be played by Angela Harris.
Angela was a member of Gamlingay Players for many years before moving to Stamford where she has performed with the Stamford Shakespeare Company and the Shoestring Theatre Company. She has also performed at the Minack open-air theatre in Cornwall and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Margery Kempe will be played by Jane Bower.
Jane is a teacher, actress, writer and artist and is an Associate Lecturer at Cambridge University’s Faculty of Education. She is a member of Equity and acts professionally, writing and performing her own one-woman shows. In 2010 she was commissioned by the actress Maureen Lipman to write a show which they performed together.
Production Assistant – Wendy Walford.
Wendy has previously directed ‘Cell Talk’ for the Cameo Theatre Company in Cambridge and says she is delighted to be re-visiting this captivating play with Angela and Jane.
The evening will also include a short A Capella performance of appropriate music and an interval during which light refreshments will be provided. We aim to attract a large audience from all around the district but very much hope our own community of Gamlingay will take advantage of this unique opportunity.
TICKETS : £8 incl. tea/coffee and light refreshments
Available from St. Mary’s Church or ring :
Brenda Elcome 01767 650489 Jan Cooper 01767 650178
Donations can be left in the box in St. Mary's church. If you can help or have any queries speak to Gerry Brunt and if you know of anyone in need get them to phone Gerry on 07752428191.
Bell Ringing practice takes place every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in church.
The next Chat Group will be at 2 Charnocks Close, Gamlingay on Wednesday 8th March starting at 10:30 a.m.
The Guild of St. Mary
Monday 20th March at 7:30 p.m. in the Church Hall
Bible Study Group
The Bible Study Group sessions will take place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at 11 Bunyan Close.
Please bring your Bible.
The next Soup Lunch will be on Wednesday 27th February at 12:30 in St. Mary's Church Hall Gamlingay.
Home-made soup and bread, with a simple pudding, tea or coffee for
£5.00 per person.
All proceeds will go to Christian Aid.