Our group (Friends of Tewin) organises events for the enjoyment and benefit of the village. We were formed in 2001, developing out of a committee that was created in 1998 to plan events to celebrate the Millenium. The activities organised were enjoyed so much it was decided to continue and since then we have gone from strength to strength.
Our aim is to organise events for the enjoyment of Tewin's residents and to raise funds to assist community projects and organisations within the parish.
Some events are organised annually and have become a regular part of village life, for example, Senior Citizens Lunch in February, Maypole Dancing by the children of Tewin Cowper School, Classic Car & Craft Show in August and the Carols on the Green in December.
Senior Citizens Lunch - 14th February
The lyrics of the song say "love is in the air, everywhere I look around" ........ Those words, alongside friendship and laughter werre very apt on Valentine's Day at the Senior Citizens' Lunch; the Hall was filled with conversation and happiness! 76 people enjoyed a tasty two-course meal followed by a light-hearted quiz which tested our brain cells! The aftenoon ended with tea and chocolates. We also delivered 10 meals to the homes of people who weren't able to attend.
We had some very kind comments from people telling us they had a great afternoon. We are pleased the lunch was a success, it makes all the hard work worthwhile.
We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped to serve and cook the lunch and give Tewin's senior citizens a great afternoon, we couldn't have managed without you.
To see photographs of the event click here
Dancing around the Maypole - 4th May
On a beautiful sunny May morning, a prelude to a gorgeous sunny Bank Holiday weekend, the children of Tewin Cowper School put on a wonderfully faultless display of Maypole dancing. Everyone enjoyed their dancing as the colourful ribbons weaved intricate patterns. Two Red Kites circled the sky above and both displays were a splendid sight in our lovely village. Also worth a mention is how nicely the dancers lined up afterwards, all with “please and thank you” for their drinks and rapidly melting chocolate biscuits, a credit to themselves and their teachers.
Tewin Classic Car & Craft Show - 19th August
See a report of the day on the "Classic Cars" Page.
Carols around the Christmas Tree - 20th December
We were delighted to see so many people come to Lower Green to enjoy listening to the Brass Band and to welcome the arrival of Father Christmas. Tewin Cowper School Choir entertained us by singing four Carols at the start of the event and we hope everyone who came along enjoyed singing their own favourite Christmas songs and Carols.
Friends of Tewin supplied the raffle prizes and we want to thank members of St Peter's Church who sold the tickets, not the easiest thing to do on a dark December night! We raised £196 which was donated to the charity Shelter.
Thank you so much to everyone to donated mince pies, these are a big part of the event. There is nothing quite like a home-made mince pie and we are very grateful to you.