They’re gown – but not forgotten

CHRISTENING gowns and memorabilia dating back to the Victorian age were on display at St Catherine s Church in Litlington at the weekend. Residents contributed about 20 gowns, including a Christening dress which was given to a family in the area by Winst

CHRISTENING gowns and memorabilia dating back to the Victorian age were on display at St Catherine's Church in Litlington at the weekend.

Residents contributed about 20 gowns, including a Christening dress which was given to a family in the area by Winston Churchill's wife.

Outside, villagers flocked to the annual fete where there were traditional stalls, games, and a country dancing demonstration by pupils of Steeple Morden Primary School.

The fete raised £1,000 for the church fund.


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The church will be holding a barn dance in the village hall on Saturday for the tower appeal.

There will be a live band. Tickets are £8 adults, £4 children. They are available from Sue by calling 01763 852974 or Ann on 01763 247523.

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