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EVERYBODY’S READING EVENT IN EVINGTON LIBRARY ON 1ST OCTOBER 2015 FROM 10.30AM TO 12.30NOON

www.everybodysreading.co.uk On Thursday 1st October from 10.30am to 12.30, there will be a free event in Evington library organised by Evington Scribblers. Rod Duncan will be introducing the alternative Leicester he created for his trilogy “The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire” (shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick award) There will be an opportunity to share your own Leicester/shire inspired poetry or prose ... Read More »

EVERYBODY’S READING FESTIVAL AND A ONE DAY EVENT IN EVINGTON LIBRARY ON 1ST OCTOBER 2015

The Everybody’s reading festival runs from 26th September to 4th October.  This is about Getting Leicester Reading. www.everybodysreading.co.uk On Thursday 1st October from 10.30am to 12.30, there will be a free event in Evington library organised by Evington Scribblers. Rod Duncan will be introducing the alternative Leicester he created for his trilogy “The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire” (shortlisted for the Philip ... Read More »

Buckets and Boots, Baskets and Barrows Festival

St Denys Church, Evington is pleased to launch a new festival, celebrating the creativity of our village.  We will be decorating the Church, churchyard and Parish Centre with a  summer display of decorated barrows, baskets, boots and buckets of all shapes, sizes and designs.   The Festival will be launched with a performance by our Junior Singers on Saturday 4th ... Read More »

Monday Meet

  On the 2nd Monday of every month, 2.30pm—4.30pm, in the Parish Centre Monday Meet is a friendly group for anyone who would like some company, is feeling lonely or going through bereavement. You are very welcome to join us, however you are feeling and bring a friend.  Come for ten minutes, the full two hours, or anything in between. ... Read More »

Buckets and Boots, Baskets and Barrows Festival

St Denys Church, Evington is pleased to launch a new festival, celebrating the creativity of our village.  We will be decorating the Church, churchyard and Parish Centre with a  summer display of decorated barrows, baskets, boots and buckets of all shapes, sizes and designs.   The Festival will be launched with a performance by our Junior Singers on Saturday 4th ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM

Plans are underway for preparing the flowers beds in Evington village.  Following the advice of our national and regional judges last year, pots will be moved and grouped together so there is more impact.  These pots need to be near the shops that are willing to help volunteers with watering.  The theme for the next three years is ‘Greener Streets, ... Read More »

Evington Heritage Village

WELCOME TO EVINGTON VILLAGE The origins of the settlement at Evington can be traced back more than 1000 years to Anglo-Saxon times, when the village would have been known as Aefa’s Tun – the settlement of Aefa’s people. The village is mentioned in the Domesday survey of 1086, where Hugh de Grentemesnil is listed as the principal landowner in Avintone; ... Read More »

VICTORIAN OAK TO BE AXED IN EVINGTON PARK

After standing in a premier position since Victorian times the magnificent oak tree on the lawn in front of Evington House is to be felled. A recent Leicester City Council survey of the trees in the Park has reported that some of the established trees have disease and internal rot and can no longer be saved. The Victorian Oak has ... Read More »

EVINGTON VILLAGE’S HERITAGE RECOGNISED

EVINGTON VILLAGE’S HERITAGE RECOGNISED In 1936 the civil parish of Evington was dissolved and most of it was absorbed into Leicester. At last  its status as a village with a distinct heritage is to be re-established. At a recent community meeting it was stated that Evington village would be officially recognized. This will be indicated by sign posting, banners displayed ... Read More »

TREES IN EVINGTON PARK

TREES IN EVINGTON PARK   Following an extensive Tree Survey on Evington Park urgent work on some of the trees has been identified and undertaken.   Unfortunately some of the large established trees have disease and internal rot and can no longer be saved. These trees had been monitored for some considerable time and worked carried out on them over ... Read More »