“This is the silliest stuff that ever I heard” It’s King Oberon’s birthday and it’s up to his minion Puck to organise the entertainment. But he’s left it pretty late and the only performers available are the local amateur dramatic society. He’d like them to play the Tragedy of Macbeth? Can they do it? They’ll […]
The Coronavirus Pandemic is limiting our ability to travel and with this in mind, a Covington village resident has compiled a list of local produce suppliers, many of whom can deliver to Covington addresses. Almost all of the businesses contained in the list have been recommended by one or more village residents. The list will […]
A former, long-standing resident of Covington, Simon Parsons, is currently distilling parish records, gravestones, photographs, personal histories and stories into a genealogy database. The site is being regularly updated, with 900 People and 255 Families entered as of the last update in January 2020. It is well worth a look and you can access the […]
Covington History Group – Pottery Pick, 1st and 2nd August from 10am – 12.30pm FURTHER UPDATE: The rain beat us again, we we are now looking to meet over the weekend of 1st & 2nd August. Further details to follow. UPDATE: We were rained off on the 19th July, so have rescheduled to the following […]
We are afraid this talk has been postponed as a result of the Corona virus. We will be rescheduling the talk in the coming months. You are welcome to join a fascinating talk by Nora Butler – ‘ A History of the Manchester Family of Kimbolton castle.’ This will be held in the Covington Village […]
Following much discussion regarding the official guidance on the response to the COVID-19 threat we have decided to postpone the Village Quiz which was due to take place on Saturday 4th April. Regulars will be aware of the particularly confined nature of the hall and the opportunity for frequent contact via glasses, bottles and quiz […]
One of our Covington residents has started a small ‘hobby business’ selling greetings cards featuring her photography. The cards reflect Sarah’s love of nature, especially flowers; there are cards featuring peonies (Sarah’s favourite flower) clematis and roses as well as a series of cards featuring fruits and a series reflecting Sarah’s love of the sea. […]
By: Simon Peck – Buy Early Campaign The Buy Early Campaign is a partnership between the Department for Energy & Climate Change, ACRE, Citizens Advice and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers and is promoted across the ACRE Network. It encourages customers to buy their heating oil before the onset of cold weather and increased prices. It allows […]
The Covington Bell Ringers would like to teach more people to ring the bells. Anyone is welcome, you don’t have to attend church to ring the bells! Please contact Peter Sewell directly, or via our Contact page.
All Saints Church, Covington, will be holding its annual candlelit carol service at 4pm on Sunday 22nd December. Please join us for some hearty singing, followed by delicious mince pies and warming mulled wine. The Covington band may also be making an appearance!