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Upcoming Events (multi-day events listed under 'Notices')

Thu Jan 23 @19:00 - 21:30
Karate
Fri Jan 24 @17:00 - 19:00
Elderflowers Food Co-op at Eli's
Mon Jan 27 @09:30 - 10:30
Age UK Somerset - Yoga, stretch and flex
Mon Jan 27 @11:30 -
Join us for a Langport Health Walk
Tue Jan 28 @14:30 -
The Forget-me-not Memory Café at Sewers Village Hall, Curry Rivel
Tue Jan 28 @19:30 - 21:00
The Mid Wessex Singers – an invitation
Thu Jan 30 @19:00 - 21:30
Karate

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St. Mary’s Church - Mardi Gras Celebration Dinner.
Tuesday 09 February 2016, 19:30
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Contact Team Office Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am until 1pm tel. 01458 251881 email: office.langport.team@dsl.pipex.com

St. Mary’s Church - Mardi Gras celebration dinner.

St Mary’s Church - Mardi Gras celebration dinner at All Saints’ Hall on 9th February, 7.30pm. As the name implies it will be based on the celebration in New Orleans with Creole and Cajun food. Around the world this is the last day of celebration when historically all the sweet and meat items were eaten before the period of abstinence. In England you were shriven on Shrove Tuesday and ate the last of the flour in pancakes and sweet jams and honey. In Spain it is Carnival, eating the meat.
So on Ash Wednesday this becomes the penitential season and people gave up fine food and meat. Many still have a go, perhaps having simple dinners once or twice a week. There are services in churches and Langport and the surrounding area have Ecumenical events.

Location All Saints’ Hall