This year’s Norham Church Fair was special and more lively than some recent years. With an official opening by the High Sheriff of Northumberland, Lucy Carrol, the 850 Fair kicked off with a resounding and specially composed trumpet fanfare played superbly by two young players. Well, an 850 year Anniversary is rather special, so sound […]
A beautifully designed bone china mug has been produced to celebrate 850 years of our ancient church. Only a limited number will be available and we hear they will be on sale at the 850 Fair in Norham on July 11th. Make sure you come and get your’s.
On a sunny day in April Northumberland’s High Sheriff for 2015 was installed in our Church. It so happens that our new High Sheriff is also a member of our choir! Here she is, with the choir, after the ceremony.
Piper Daniel Laidlaw VC was remembered on Sunday 31st May 2015. There is a Commemoration Service in Norham every year on the Sunday nearest the anniversary of his death. This year’s service marks not only 65 years since his death but the 100th year since his courage at the Battle of Loos (September 2015) earned […]
Following an old tradition the start of the Tweed Salmon fishing Season was given a blessing on Sunday 1st February. The short service conducted by Rob Kelsey, Vicar of St Cuthbert’s Church Norham took place on the river bank at Pedwell Landing. The event drew a small crowd and following the Blessing an angler dressed […]
The following message recently arrived in our mailbox: “I cannot express my gratitude personally to each and everyone of you that cared for my Auntie after her accident and the kindness and good wishes since. She is my ‘special’ person and you all treated her as though she is your own. I am proud that she lives […]
NCWA will be holding their first AGM in The Masons at 7.30 pm on 25th November. All Norham residents welcome.
The “Vicars & Tarts” Vintage Tractor Rally held in September raised an amazing £2,000! ! Many thanks to all who participated in this event and the many generous sponsors. £1,000 has been given to RABI and the other £1,0000 has been equally divided between the Parish Churches of Norham, Cornhill, Carham, and Branxton.
A large turnout of tractors with their drivers in various disguises arrived on Cross Green in Norham on Saturday 6th September. A good crowd also turned up to watch the spectacle. The rally was organised to raise funds for RABI and the four parish churches visited along the route. The tractors first congregated on the […]
On Monday 4th August in the late afternoon an army of over 70 riders from Coldstream poured over Norham Bridge. The clattering hooves echoed across the bridge and the riders kept determinedly onwards. The riders enjoyed the best of weather and once into Norham they also enjoyed an excellent tea provided by the ladies of Norham […]