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  • St. Peter’s Church

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    All residents and visitors are warmly welcomed to join our services in February.

    Sunday 1st February

    8.00am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

    9.30am  Family Communion (with children’s corner)

    6.30pm  Holy Communion

    Saturday 7th February

    12 noon Communion Service (short) in Foley Chapel

    Sunday 8th February

    8.00am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

    9.30am  Family Communion (with children’s corner)

    Sunday 15th February

    8.00am    Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

    9.30am    Family Communion (with children’s corner)

    11.30am  Children’s Service

    6.30pm    Evening Prayer

    Wednesday 18th February

    7.30pm  Service for Ash Wednesday

    Saturday 21st February

    12 noon Parish Prayers in Foley Chapel

     Sunday 22nd  February  First Sunday in Lent

    8.00am  Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

    9.30am  Family Communion (with children’s corner)

     

    Church on the Edge
    Church on the Edge is a Friday night contemporary-music based service open to anyone and everyone. During the winter months we meet at Kinver Methodist Church in Enville Road.  Whether you go to church every week, haven’t been for ages or have never been at all, come along and see what it’s all about.  Dates for February: Friday 6th February 7.30pm  Friday 20th February 7.30pm

    Open Church –Coffee Morning most* Saturdays at 10-12 am.

    St Peter’s is open for coffee, tea, cake, company and conversation, and a chance to look around our wonderful Grade I Listed Building and admire the view over the village from the church.

    * Church will not be open on Saturday 14th February *

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  • Kinver & District Horticultural Society

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    Whether you are an expert gardener or a complete novice, visitors and new members will receive a warm welcome at our monthly meetings held on the last Thursday of each month at 7.30pm in St Peter’s Church Hall, Vicarage Drive, Kinver, DY7 6HJ (except August and December) or why not join one of our coach trips to beautiful gardens and inspirational shows?

    Membership is £10 per year.

    Visitors will receive a warm welcome at out monthly meetings (£2 including tea and biscuits).

    We have an exciting programme of speakers and trips for 2015, including coach trips to Malvern Spring and Autumn Shows, Painswick and Arley Hall Gardens as well as car trips to inspirational gardens closer to home. At our monthly meetings we have a variety of good speakers to talk to us on a wide range of topics from ‘Weeds, friend or foe?’, ‘Hostas’, a talk from a medal winning grower who will also be bringing plants for sale, and a talk about ‘British Owls’ by a wildlife photographer and author. Details can be found on our website.

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    This year we are holding a special event on 18th April when Bob Flowerdew, the organic gardening personality of TV and Radio (Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time), will be coming to Edgecliff School Lecture Theatre, to talk to us about

    ‘NO WORK GARDENING’

    Whether you are time poor, time is catching up with you or, like Joan Bakewell on Room 101, you think gardening is housework out of doors, this promises to be an entertaining evening with something for everyone.

    Tickets for Bob Flowerdew will be on sale from the end of January from Olga’s Tea Rooms, 35 High Street, Kinver or contact Rosemary on 01384 872 641 or email  peterrosie022@btinternet.com

    For this years programme of meetings and events, trips and newsletters take a look at our website www.kinverhorti.org.uk

Find out about where to eat or stay in Kinver Village, what businesses and shops trade in the village and how to enjoy a full day out in this wonderful little oasis of the Black Country. There is plenty to be enjoyed by all the family for tourists, and villagers alike. A brilliant location to live or to visit for a holiday.
Browse our pages for information regarding the heritage of Kinver village and Kinver Edge - an area of outstanding natural beauty which has been found to be incredibly important historically. Please Follow Us or contact us if you have any information you believe would be of use, or if you are interested in advertising on our pages.

The award winning village of Kinver and the surrounding countryside is steeped in history dating back thousands of years. The centre of Kinver village was planned in the feudal 13th century during the reign of the Plantagenet Monarchs, and the original burgage plots along the High Street remain today. There are plenty of Tudor Houses and Inns which have won awards for their restoration. The village was within the Royal Forest of Kinver, and nearby Stourton Castle was the Royal Hunting Lodge and Royal Forester’s lodge for King John. Kinver Forest was part of a large forest which included Wyre and Morfe Forests. Whilst the forest is a shadow of it’s once large expanse, Kinver can be easilly located with good accuracy in Google Earth from a great height.

Kinver Edge is a woodland sandstone ridge high above the village offering fantastic views across the West Midlands and surrounding counties, now owned by the National Trust. The sandstone rocks date back 230 million years to when dinosaurs roamed the planet, and are said to be the last inhabitated caves in Europe. The Martindale Caves were restored and reopened to the public in 2012. The Staffs & Worcs canal passes through the village at Dunsley, and is popular for boaters passing through on a boating holiday, walkers, cyclists and anglers.

Download one of our featured walks with a route map to enjoy the pleasant and tranquil countryside in and around Kinver, Dunsley and Compton.


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