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On Sunday 28 July an outdoor Communion Service with Baptism was held at Hall Farm, Radwell near the probable site of the former chapel of St James, Radwell.

On July 12th a flower arranging demonstration was given in the church by Hazel Pearce James Thorndike (right), landlord of the Six Ringers, sitting outside the pub with a customer, 1930s. A pre 1932 three wheel Morgan motorbike parked outside St Mary's Church. On Saturday 27 July a group of cycling bell ringers visited St Marys Church to ring the bells.
At the service baby Sophia was baptised by Revd Robert Evens On 3 August 2013 Nicholas (Nick) Wells married Sophie Thickett at St Mary Magdalene Church, Whiston, Near Rotherham, South Yorks. August has been a good month for butterflies.
This Peacock Butterfly was photographed by Gordon Lang.
Ian Painter and Lisa Stratton were married at St Marys Church, Felmersham on Saturday 6 July. The photo left shows Ian and Lisa with the Rev'd Tomas Sander and on the right, a former London bus which took guests to and from the reception.

BT are re-wiring the street cabinet near Felmersham bus shelter. When the works are completed the line between Felmersham and Sharnbrook will be upgraded to ADSL2+. There are currently no plans to upgrade to fibre. Sept 2013

 The Sun, Felmersham
Hannah and Ben Just, the new publicans at the Sun, with Ben's parents Clive and Ros Just (centre).
Photo: Denis Canning

Felmersham and Radwell
Annual Show 2013
Terry Longstaff who won the show plate for the highest number of “Firsts” (4) and Monique Eyre Smith who won the “Best in the Show” cup.

A Red Kite flies over Felmersham Church Tower. At one time confined to Wales, a reintroduction scheme has brought them back to many parts of England and Scotland.
The Bishop of Bedford
Rt. Rev'd. Richard Atkinson
opened the Felmersham Community shop on Wednesday 28 August.
During the Felmersham Dog Show in June a television camera was filming for Ronnie's Animal Crackers presented by Ronnie Corbett. The Felmersham episode will be screened on BBC1 on Friday (TBA) October at 7.30 pm. A Common Darter
Photographed in
Felmersham Nature Reserve
Hobbit House
This "Hobbit's house" was photographed on Pinchmill Islands by Gordon Lang.
Possibly Gollum's house because it is near to the river.
Burst Water Main
On Wednesday 16 October a water main burst in Church End causing disruption to local traffic.

Sharnbrook Fire Engine c1930
This hot air balloon was photographed over Felmersham on Thursday evening 24 October 2013. It landed in the field alongside the river where there is a dip in Felmersham to Carlton road.  There appeared to be 12 people on board. In the front are two hoses and several leather fire buckets. The fire engine has been restored and is now on display in the lobby of The Higgins (Museum), Bedford. Remembrance Sunday 2013
After a short Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial the Service of Remembrance continued in St Mary's Church. During the service the children place on the altar poppies they had made the previous Sunday. They also lit 22 candles in remembrance of the 1 woman and 21 men from the parish who lost their lives in both the First and Second World Wars.

Recent work on the Sun public house using a cherry picker provided the opportunity to take this photograph. The thatched roof of the Sun is in the foreground.

 Felmersham Nature Reserve in late autumn

Photograph: Gordon Lang.

A birds eye view of the
the entrance to the Sun Inn.

This Bronze Age necklace, amber bead and a jet ear stud were found amongst "grave goods" when two cremations were discovered near Radwell, c1972.
They are on display in The Higgins, Bedford.
Felmersham Sunrise
Photograph taken by Peter Hartop at 8.32 am on the
5 December 2013

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