As well as all the usual articles, the November Dragon features information about forthcoming events related to the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI and advance notice of upcoming Christmas events. Please note in particular:
• The School Jumble Sale on 3rd November from 12–2pm 

• Temporary Road Closures around the Henham Memorial ( for about ten minutes) on Sunday 11th November just before and during the Henham Remembrance Day Memorial Service

• Henham Christmas Market on Friday 16th November in both OSCA and the Village Hall from 1pm to 8pm

• David Morson, retired History Teacher will give a Commemorative Talk to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI in St Mary's Church, Henham on Sunday 11th November 7.45 for 8pm. In this special commemorative powerpoint presentation, David will cover the origins, main turning points and conclusion to the War in the Western Front 1914-1918 and will include extracts from his visits over twenty five years with school children to the Battlefields, Monuments and Cemetries of Flanders and the Somme as well as some of the stories of the fourteen brave men from Henham whose names are on the Henham War Memorial

• a call for singers to join the Carols by Candlelight Choir. The Christmas Services will be on :
o Sunday 23rd December at 4pm, St Peter’s Ugley
o Sunday 23rd December at 7.30pm, St Mary’s Elsenham
o Monday 24th December at 7pm, St Mary’s Henham.
Rehearsals for this year’s Carol Services all start at 7.45pm and are as follows:
o Friday 9th November, St Mary’s Henham 
o Friday 16th November, St Mary’s Elsenham
o Friday 23rd November, St Peter’s Ugley
o ** No rehearsal on Friday 30th November **
o Friday 7th December, St Peter’s Ugley
o Friday 14th December, St Mary’s Elsenham
o Friday 21st December, St Mary’s Henham

• An extract of some of John King’s childhood memories (in Henham Road where, now a sprightly 91 year old, he still lives) which have recently been added to the Henham History website

• Information from Citizens Advice about training to become an Adviser 

• Uttlesford District Councillors’ Surgery this month will be on
Thursday 15th November at 7.30pm in Petrina’s House: Orwell House, Station Rd, Elsenham. 

Sheena - Editor

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Village Calendar 2018

If you know of any events that could be included in the calendar please e-mail: or phone any of the Committee, (numbers at the bottom of the contents page).

Tuesday 30th Garden Club Outing to Chippenham Park, Ely

Saturday 3rd Tennis Club Whist Drive
Tuesday 6th Garden Club Annual Meeting/Quiz
Friday 16th Henham Christmas Market
Saturday 17th Afternoon Teas
Saturday 17th Tennis Club Open Tournament

Saturday 1st Tennis Club Christmas Dinner

Hall Bookings
Church Hall Isobel Brooks 850354
OSCA Jill Smales 850541
Village Hall Pauline Foster 850610
HUSCH Jane Smith 850016