Village Life

Newchurch has a history of a busy social calendar, here are just a few of the events that have happened....

Children's Play in St Peter & St Pauls Church around 1984

Back row from left to right: Joanne Wimble, Pippa Barclay, Brian Sneyd, Sacha Barclay, James Wimble, Katie Sneyd
Front row from left to right: Stuart Apps, Juliet Sheddon, Jolene Apps, Unknown 

Sunday School Float A decorated float titled "Farming Through the Ages" that took part in the New Romney Carnival in June 1957.

From left to right on trailer: Melvyn Beeching, Margaret Cripps, John Homewood, Ann Jennings, Angela Homewood, Alan Bartholomew.
L to R in front : Pat Wilkinson, Lance Beeching, Maureen Homewood, Joan Cripps, Brian Semple, Ronald Else


Children in the Old Village Hall around 1960.  Nobody remembers what they were doing! Please email us if you know

From left to right: Angela Clifton, Ann Rootes, Joyce Rootes, Trevor Apps, Lance Beeching, Brian Clifton, Vic Cripps

The Village Fete : Governess Olive Bolding with Mrs W. Wimble (nee Milton) at The Rectory about 1923

Sports Day At Newchurch. It is believed the photo was taken in 1952 or 1953.

From left to right: Hazel Phillpot (nee Mitchell), Emily Jane Moir (nee Mitchell), unknown, John Moir.

Do you know anyone in this photograph?  Click the photograph to enlarge.  
Please email us if you were there or know who was

A Social Outing
A group outside The Black Bull Inn and Street Farmhouse about 1928

The John Jones Coursing Club met all over the marsh and often at the Black Bull Inn in Newchurch, weekly from October to March.

Event in the Bull field in 1952.  Please email us if you know anything about this event.

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