Another successful (if wet!) croquet tournament!

Thank you to ALL for coming to the Magnis Croquet Tournament 2018 on Saturday 11th August.  Perhaps the rain made it all the more a typically British summer’s afternoon of playing a peculiarly British game.

Joining in the fun were teams from local parishes – Bishopstone, Bridge Sollars, Brinsop, Kenchester and Mansel Lacey – and after 3 rounds playing on 2 courts in the wonderful grounds of Bishopstone House, the winners were the team from Bishopstone.

Bishopstone team comprising Damian Keefe, John Burwood, Anne and John Moore


David Macklin has now counted the proceeds – we made a little less than at Kenchester last year but, despite the rain, we still made a very decent total of £385. We plan to use the same formula as was used last year, i.e. two-thirds to the host parish PCC and one-third divided between the other parishes’ PCCs.

A very big thanks for our hosts, Matt and Sybella Kirkbride.

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