Charlie Haylock talk about his role in the Netflix film “The Dig”
Local Suffolk celebrity, Charlie Haylock returns to the Local History Group for their first talk in person since March last year. This time it is to talk about his work as the dialect coach in the production of the recently released film “The Dig”.
The film tells the story of how local amateur archaeologist Basil Brown, played by Ralph Fiennes, discovered the Anglo Saxon Royal ship burial at Sutton Hoo. Suffolk Landowner, Edith Pretty, employed Basil, an amateur archaeologist, in 1939 to satisfy her suspicions that the numerous mounds on her property had secrets to tell.
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It has been agreed nationally that all VE Day celebration due to be held in May are to be postponed. It is possible they will be held in August near VJ Day.
Concerts by Resonate Choir and Comrie Singers scheduled for Old Church in June are now highly unlikely to happen.
Parts of the roof of Orpen Hall were repaired 10 years ago but other parts now need repair; unsurprising given they were laid in 1938! Accordingly, M J Group Construction & Roofing under the supervision of Ingleton Wood Project Management, have been contracted to re-tile the oldest parts of the roof.
Enovert Community Trust are funding the work which starts on 1st February 2020; it is expected to take 12 weeks. The first task is to erect scaffolding around the full perimeter of the Hall; unfortunately, this means that a small number of car parking spaces will be lost.
The Parish Council apologies for any slight inconvenience the works may temporarily cause but if you do have any queries please email: [email protected] or phone 01206 240772.
It’s “Village Halls Week” this week so what better timing to hold an open morning to launch our Online Booking System! The Village Hall Week campaign is an annual event organised by the ACRE Network. It celebrates rural community spaces and the people whose time and dedication keep them going. Continue reading “Village Hall Week – New Booking System”