• Nature Notes,  Victor's Wonderful Wildlife

    Dawn Chorus

    On Sunday I got up very very very very very very very early to listen to the dawn chorus as it was International Dawn Chorus Day. It was very lovely seeing the sun rise and listening to the birds sing. Did you know that it sounds louder because the air is cool and still at dawn? This year was special…

  • Nature Notes,  Victor's Wonderful Wildlife

    Butterflies

    At this time there are lots of butterflies flying around the churchyard. So I decided to put together this blog post based on butterflies. Here are some facts about the butterflies flying around at the moment. Holly Blue: This butterfly is the most common blue butterfly in woods and gardens. Brimstone: They hibernate amongst Ivy leaves over the winter and…

  • Christ Church Living,  Restoration

    While the sun shines…

    The past few weeks have been full of glorious spring sunshine which has made this strange situation that we all find ourselves in so much more bearable. Making the most of having more time on our hands during this fine weather, our little garden is undergoing a bit of a makeover including the creation of vegetable beds; a job we…

  • Nature Notes,  Victor's Wonderful Wildlife

    Things that BUZZ!

    At this time of year there are lots of insects flying around, including bees. One thing that I noticed was that some of them looked different to others. Here are some of the ones I saw. My favourite ones were the White-tailed bumblebee and the Tawny mining bee. Victor’s Wonderful Wildlife: Part 4

  • Nature Notes,  Victor's Wonderful Wildlife

    Bee-Flies

    I was in the garden getting some flowers when I saw a type of fly which looked just like a bee. It had a very long tongue and it was flying to a flower sticking its tongue into the flowers to get the nectar. I recorded this video to show you what I saw. I searched it up on the…

  • Nature Notes,  Victor's Wonderful Wildlife

    Our new writer!

    I’d like to introduce you to our new writer, Victor, our youngest son; who will be sharing a weekly post ‘Victor’s Wonderful Wildlife Wednesday’ documenting different aspects of wildlife in the churchyard. Now that we find ourselves home schooling this is a wonderful opportunity for some creative ways of learning! I hope that you enjoy seeing Spring unfurl in the…

  • News

    Some more changes…

    We are now be closed until further notice. Looking on the positive side, we will hopefully have more time available to get some Church jobs done! We’ll keep in touch. Take care and see you soon x

  • News

    Some changes…

    In a week that has seen huge change just about everywhere, we have needed to make some changes to our public access due to the coronavirus outbreak; whilst still providing a friendly smile! We will be maintaining our usual opening hours, Fridays 12-3 pm and the first Sunday of the month 1-4 pm for as long as it is possible.…