On Dec 4th 2016 a truly wonderful addition to our village was unveiled, to a crowd of villagers, friends, family and helpers. Local Artist David Lomax created this plaster sculpture from the original casts which he used to make bronze statues of the Hoarsib bull elephant in 1992.
Lord Joffe of Liddington Manor made a place for the elephant on his land adjoining the Coombe. Our bull elephant seems to be just stepping out for a stroll in his new home. We hope his stay in Liddington will be long and happy.
2016 Liddington Christmas Concert
This enchanting event, held on 9th December 2016, featured the Madrigal Ensemble from Bristol University, who treated us with their wonderful singing. We also enjoyed a visit from Father Christmas, and a poetry reading by our village poet Maurice Spillane.
Mince pies and seasonal Gemütlichkeit!
New Liddington Bells Dedication Service
The Dedication of the new bells took place on Saturday 29 October 2016. The choral service was conducted by the Rt Revd Mike Hill, Bishop of Bristol with the choir of Christ Church, Old Town, Swindon. The guest organist was Peter Eyles.
HM Queen Elizabeth 90th Birthday Celebration Concert
June 10th, 2016
Children’s Celebration Party
June 11th 2016
lots of fun for the children, and it looks like the grown-ups had a good time as well. 🙂