St Nicholas Church Fundraising Photographic Competition

We are inviting photographers to submit their photographs for our 2021 Christmas Cards design

We are hoping to have the winning photographs from each group printed as packs of Christmas cards which will be sold to help church funds. We also hope (COVID rules allowing) to exhibit all of the competition entries in Church on a special occasion organised to recognise the efforts of the competitors and the winners. Tea, cakes and cards would be available to buy in the Parish Centre. Date is to be confirmed.

Rules of the competition

Entrant groups:-

Children Primary school Age,

Children Secondary School age


All entries must be submitted by March 31st

You may submit as many photographs as you'd like of the local area, views, or pictures but they must be a photograph

The Judges will be independent from the village and our church congregation

Please send your photographs to Sue Jones no later than March 31st at



 Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria

Rest, Recharge, Reconnect

Friday 10 September to Sunday 12 September 2021

'At Rydal, natural beauty combines with generations of care to make a spectacular setting in which to re-discover realities submerged in the troubles of daily life.' Please join us on our tenth parish weekend at Rydal Hall.

We are very pleased that Archdeacon David Picken will be with us for the weekend to lead the adults in our morning sessions.

We are also delighted that Susan Witts (the now retired but former Diocesan Assistant Director of Education, Children's work) is once again joining us to lead worship and young people each morning.

The cost for full board is £185 per adult with discounted rates for children and young people. To book please email Cheryl:

Deposits of £25 per person are now due and can be paid by BACS: PCC Ribby with Wrea 01-04-84 74906232

For more information consult Cheryl 01772 684037 / 07778 734719 or Sue 01253 794524 / 07957 135749 who will happily provide more details.