Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration in Snape Melanie Thurston and Mary James were determined not to let the Queens 90th Birthday pass us by in Snape without recognising it in some way.  So we put a notice in the magazine earlier in the year inviting anyone interested, to join us in a meeting to see what […]

Village Hall Birthday Special!

The June coffee morning was really busy with everyone coming to view Brian Boulton’s fantastic photographic display, including children from Snape primary school. We decided to celebrate the Queens birthday early with Brian’s photos setting the scene perfectly with 90 years of Snape history. Joining in our celebrations were 3 of our Snape residents who, […]

Results from Snape Test Pitting

As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Touching the Tide scheme a small archaeological ‘test pit’ excavation was carried out by the Department of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge to discover how the area has developed over hundreds – even thousands – of years in the past. Below are the results of the pottery analysis from that dig: Pottery […]

Love to Sing’s Sell Out Performance

We raised £150 for Snape Village Hall through ticket sales and £658 for the Royal Marsden Hospital from our prize laden Grand Draw with out Top prize of a London Theatre trip and meal for two going to a member of the audience. The event was an absolute sell out, and the Choir were 50 […]

Village Hall Update for March

  What a difference a floor makes!! Our thanks must go to the Pargiter Trust, administered through Suffolk Community Foundation for their generous grant. The village hall looks like new! Amazing! The floor was sanded down and resealed during half term. Although the closure caused some disruption, the consensus of opinion is that it was […]

Priory Wood’s Winter Boost!

Snape’s Woodland Group has recently been delighted to receive three separate donations of trees for Priory Wood plus a fantastic gift of £200 from Snape’s Carol Singers following their successful nights out raising money for good causes. We have received a award of 105  trees from the Woodland Trust. These we have mainly planted these very young whips along […]

Arresting Performance!

The renowned Suffolk Constabulary Male Voice Choir performed in Snape Village Hall on November 28th to raise funds for our new woodland area. As well as providing a great performance by the choir the popular event raised a much needed £300 for Snape Woodland group. The money will be used for maintaining and further improving the wood. If […]

The Young ‘uns

We are so excited that “The Young’uns” spent the day at our School on Tuesday 20th October “The Young’uns” are an amazing trio who won the BBC Radio 2 Folk Group of the Year Award 2015. They came and sang for the grand opening of the new community funded classroom which will allow our 35 pupils to be […]

Repair of the River Wall post Surge

The East Suffolk Internal Drainage Board have recently completed the first phase of the repair to the wall which has been raised to 2.9m (to allow for settlement to 2.7m) a significant improvement from the 2.4m it was in December 2013.  The local landowner, Adnams, EA and SCDC have all contributed to the cost and thanks also […]