Author Archives: David Hankins

Chats in Old Churches

Why not join us at 10am on Tuesday 19th March for an informal, informative and friendly get together to learn more about St Pegas Church?

St Pega’s wall paintings and why we need to save them

The Significance of St Pega’s Wall-paintings and why we need to save them By Dr Avril Lumley Prior (posted by David Hankins)   The Church and its wall-paintings The present building was erected in 1014/15 as the ‘new minster at Pegecyrcan [Peakirk]’. In 1016, it received grants of land from King Edmund Ironside for the… Read More »

Talking About Peakirk

  On 2nd May next year at 7 30pm in Werrington Village Centre, Dr Avril Lumley Prior will be giving a talk to Werrington History Society  about Peakirk’s past.          ‘ Probing Peakirk’s Past: The Archaeology of a Fen-edge Settlement ‘                 Christopher Saxton [1576] Synopsis Peakirk is a… Read More »

Peakirk Fete

After a dodgy start (raining) on Saturday afternoon when we were putting up the marquees and gazebos and a cloudy Sunday morning, we were blessed with a glorious sunny afternoon just in time for the fete opening. The usual variety of stalls and games kept hundreds of visitors occupied whilst the tea and home made… Read More »

Peakirk Fete Sunday 13th May 1PM

Peakirk Village May Fete 2018 Sunday 13th May on the Village Green starting at 1p.m. There will be a host of stalls and competitions Come and enjoy afternoon tea and cakes, or a refreshing tipple from the Pimm’s stall CAN YOU HELP? Do you have any – BOOKS, BRIC A BRAC, TOMBOLA ITEMS, PLANTS, CAKES, PRESERVES… Read More »

Peakirk’s Annual Litter Pick 17 March

  No Beast from any direction could stop these sturdy folk venturing out for Peakirk’s Annual Litter Pick.Two hours later,having collected a huge pile of rubbish and 11 number plates they were rewarded with a cup of tea and a bacon butty. Click for photo