This is a very traditional evening, celebrating the famous Scottish poet Robbie Burns.
Following a drinks reception a Scottish piper will lead diners to their tables. They will be served a delicious and hearty meal starting with Mrs. Sutherland's scotch broth. followed by haggis, 'neeps and tatties', roast beef with vegetables and then on to sweets, cheeseboard and coffee and mints. Guests will also enjoy a whisky or port at the end of the meal.
There will be a traditional 'Address to the Haggis, chosen verses and of course a 'Toast to the Immortal Memory'.
It's a great traditional evening of celebration, fun and excellent food!
The aster Egg Hunt is on Easter Monday 2nd April. Children under 12 are invited to join in the hunt for Easter eggs hidden in the grounds. There are prizes galore for different age groups and families are welcome to bring along a picnic, (if the day is fine) to enjoy on the lawns. There is also an Easter bonnet competition. The afternoon begins at 1.45 pm in the main hall with the selection of the Mediaeval Fayre May Queen and her attendants (raffle ticket draw). The egg hunt begins at 2 pm. This is a free family event, sponsored by SCA and the Mediaeval Fayre committee. The bar is also open.
7PM. This themed evening will provide entertainment and an opportunity to appreciate and enjoy the wonder of St. George.
A delicious, 4 course meal will be served, broth, Beef & ale pie and then lemon possett, cheese and biscuits.
Lirica will also be performing.
Tickets £18 from the usual SCA contacts.
10AM UNTIL 4PM.
This is the SCA’s biggest event of the year and it’s another great family day. There is a wide range of events taking place on the village green as well as in Ceddesfeld Hall and grounds. A selection of stalls include: tombola, craft, books, white elephant, groceries, and plants as well as community and charity stalls. The events which take place on the lawns include; Punch and Judy, balloons, face painting, bouncy castle and Bucking Bronco. Historic re-enactments take place on the green, as well as a tug of war and country dancing.
There are concerts in St Edmund’s by local groups and choirs. Delicious bacon sandwiches, teas, coffee and cakes are served in the main hall. The event begins at 10am with a themed walking parade, around the green onto the turning circle in front of the church, by the combined primary schools. It’s a great event, very much enjoyed by the whole community. Anyone wishing to volunteer with the organisation and collections please get in touch.
For further details contact Wendy on 620206, Pat on 620207, John and Maxine on 620042 or Sarah on 622185.
10AM- 4PM. A free family event celebrating Sedgefield's community through a varied programme of music, dance and entertainment by and for all ages in Ceddesfeld Hall and grounds. It's a great opportunity to come and see what's on offer from the various and very wide ranging groups who use Ceddesfeld Hall.
The festival is now an established summer event and continues to be a sell out. With a wide selection of 14 real ales on offer as well as burgers and hot dogs, good company and some live entertainment on the Saturday evening, it’s very popular and attracts visitors from far and wide. The event takes place in the main hall and outside on the lawns and runs over the weekend.
The festival is another established event which draws people to Sedgefield from far and wide. There are a host of great events across the town, (Parish hall and the Manor House) and the SCA are very pleased to support this event by hosting several of them. On the Friday and Saturday evening, the main hall is the venue for local singers and groups to perform.
The bar is open and a relaxing, very entertaining, musical evening can be enjoyed. Workshops, including ‘Spoons’ and ukulele are open on Saturday afternoon, culminating the ‘World Spoons’ Championship. The weekend ends at Ceddesfeld with a final sing around and free buffet. Please find more information from Sedgefield Folk Festival website.
A review of the 41ST DRAMA FESTIVAL.
Sedgefield Drama Festival returned in fine style in September, with outstanding results for Sedgefield Players. Best Production, the Players’ imaginative reworking of Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Jewish Wife’, also won awards for costume and technical achievement.
The cast won the Ensemble Award and Tom Guest was awarded Best Director for this production. Tom also won Best Actor for his sensitive portrayal of social worker Leslie in Sedgefield’s ‘A Touch of Rose Madder’, which also won the Audience Award and the Mayor’s Runner-up Award.
More information to follow. Tickets for all events can be obtained from behind the bar at Ceddesfeld Hall or Norma: 01740 620091 or Sarah: 01740 622185
The SCA are pleased to support this Town Council event. A large display takes place on the lawns and the bar is open. Tickets can be bought from the Town Council offices.
This is another popular Town Council event. The SCA support the event by holding a craft fair in the main hall and serving refreshments.
Following the singing of carols on the turning circle in front of St Edmund’s Church, carollers are welcome to come and enjoy a glass of mulled wine in the lounge at Ceddesfeld.