Thursday, November 14, 2019

Ramsbury News

The latest Ramsbury news headlines on sports, entertainment, people, health, science, world news and stuff the Ramsbury Raven finds interesting.

Ramsbury Pottery

British potter Peter Holdsworth 1919 - 1967 Ramsbury Pottery The Ramsbury Pottery was founded in 1945 by Peter Holdsworth who ran it until his death in 1967, his widow Kathy continuing the business for a further 10 years afterwards. Peter’s pottery was in the “English Studio” tradition championed by Bernard Leach. He...

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Ramsbury Pottery

British potter Peter Holdsworth 1919 - 1967 Ramsbury Pottery The Ramsbury Pottery was founded in 1945 by Peter Holdsworth who ran it until his death in...

Ramsbury Street Fair

The Ramsbury Street Fair Ramsbury Street Fair – Saturday June 15th from 11am to 3pm This year the Ramsbury Street Fair has the theme of literature...

Beating The Bounds Picture Gallery

Fifty Years of Beating The Bounds The Boundary Walk took place last week with a twist to celebrate its 50th anniversary in its modern format. On...

Ramsbury Property For Sale

Houses for Sale in Ramsbury - Updated May 2019 Currently advertised properties in Ramsbury:   Whittonditch Road, 6 bedrooms, £1,750,000 - Knight Frank High Street, 4 bedrooms, semi-detached,...

Ramsbury Kids Hill Climb Race – Video

Ramsbury Kids Hill Climb Race and Beating the Bounds The Ramsbury Boundary Walk 50th Anniversary Kids Hill Climb Race up the newly named 'Harker's Hill'.

River Kennet Creature Feature – Sticklebacks

Ferocious Fathers of the River Kennet - Sticklebacks In nearly every natural pond and stream across the UK - especially the River Kennet which is...

Ramsbury Enters Best Kept Village for 2019

Best Kept Village - The judges will be out during May to look around Ramsbury - let’s impress them! On the wall of the village hall...

River Kennet Walks Creature Feature – The Newt

When you go for walks in the countryside around Ramsbury you’re sure to find the River Kennet sooner or later and at first sight...

Ramsbury Boundary Walk

Beating the Bounds in Ramsbury 50th Anniversary - Sunday 5th May 2019 The annual Boundary Walk is Ramsbury and Axford’s modern version of the ancient parish...

Treloar’s Spring Fair

Treloar's Spring Fair - Saturday 4th May 2019 10am - 12:30 at the Memorial Hall, Ramsbury The wonderful annual Treloar's Fair in aid of severely handicapped...

Ramsbury Run

The RAMSBURY CIRCUIT 5 MILE RUN Sunday, 12th May 2019 from 10am A lovely 5 mile multi-terrain run around the picturesque village of Ramsbury in Wiltshire....

Banksy Ramsbury Manor Takeover

Internationally renowned artist to move in next door by our April Arts Correspondent, Kanye Beleavit The Raven can exclusively reveal that plans for a major art...

Emily and her Amazing Auction

We Love Emily. This is Her Story. Our good friend Emily isn't very well. Her family and friends have rallied around to organise an amazing...

The Raven Calls – The Movie HD

We could never resist a play with our name on it... Last December we reviewed The Raven Calls: Voices Through Time – an historical pageant...

The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time – Preview Review

The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time  The Raven exclusively previews The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time  (how could we resist a show with a name...

Ramsbury Primary School a National leader in Education

Ramsbury Primary School becomes a National leader in Education It has recently been announced that Ramsbury Primary School has been appointed as a National Support...
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WINNERS! Ramsbury IS The Best Village

Award Winning Best Village in Wiltshire We all think Ramsbury is a rather special place but we've had a dig around in the local archives...

Horticultural Shows in Ramsbury

Horticultural Shows in Ramsbury Ramsbury Horticultural Society holds three shows a year, in the Memorial Hall, usually in April, August and October. It is a...

Axford Beer Festival

Axford Beer Festival Saturday 7th July - Jubilee Field, Axford 1pm to 10pm The Axford Beer Festival promises a great variety of beers and live music...

The Raven’s Call

Your Chance to get involved! The next community production will be 'The Raven’s Call: Voices through time' Following the recent success of Oliver!, The Real Inspector...

Oh! What a Lovely War! – review

War is Hell The standard current interpretation of the First World War is one of the gallant common people betrayed by an ineffective and outdated...

Royal Wedding Party in Ramsbury

Have a Royal Wedding Party in Ramsbury Catch all the Royal Wedding action in Ramsbury from 11am The wedding of party Prince Harry and American actor...

A Mother’s Good-bye to Her Child

A Mother's Good-bye to Her Child DO not know, my little friend, if I shall be allowed to see to write to you again. Remember...

A Workhouse at the top of the hill

Workhouse Loneliness I have grandparents who were sent to the workhouse as children. While scavenging at a car boot sale, I came across an old...

Ashdown House – Portraits with pearls

Ashdown House A country house with beautiful woodlands and bursting with history Where the English counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire meet, you’ll find a life-size...

Wonderful Things – Short Story

Wonderful Things My mummy is lying in a cold and dusty chamber. Not my mother but my dried out, dead body all wrapped in bandages....

Ramsbury Flyer

Ramsbury Flyer - Ramsbury Community Transport Latest Trips on the Ramsbury Flyer 2018 Thursday 3 May: Living Rainforest, Thatcham Visit The Living Rainforest is a rare opportunity...

Chewy ANZAC Biscuits Recipe

For traditional Aussie tucker try our chewy ANZAC Biscuits recipe ANZAC biscuits range from super-chewy to extra-crisp. They’re buttery, with golden syrup, coconut and oats...

James’ Amazing Rock Cake Recipe

James' Easy Rock Cake Recipe Scrumptious treats in less than 30 minutes. James' simple rock cake recipe for kids (with a tasty coconut twist) makes...

Growing Smiles with Cress Heads

Family Fun 101: Growing Cress Heads Grow your own cress from seed and add 'hair' to healthy salad sandwiches in just one week A final gift...

Avebury Rocks

Family Days Out - Avebury Rocks Avebury World Heritage Site is a complex of intriguing prehistoric monuments comprising Windmill Hill burial mounds, Silbury Hill, West...

Pit Stop Discovery – The Battle of Lansdown

Sir Bevill Grenville's Monument and the Battle of Lansdown 1643 Always driving past it, never actually stopping, until today. The monument stands just north of...

A moment of calm on the River Kennet

Mindfulness: A moment of calm on the River Kennet Having a tough day? For your sensory pleasure take just one minute and time out to...

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Family Days Out: Farleigh Hungerford Castle In less than an hours drive from Ramsbury you'll find the romantic ruins of Farleigh Hungerford castle. The castle...

River Kennet Rescue

River Kennet Rescue https://youtu.be/_Nquw7xZJDo It was a sunny Thursday afternoon and my mum, my sister and I were walking from the Duck's Bridge (Kennet Bridge) on...

Growing up in Ramsbury, there’s always something to do

Village Kids living the country life Things to do in Ramsbury for kids When you live in a rural area, there are no excuses for sitting...

Ramsbury to twin with Rome

“Romesbury” - Ramsbury to twin with Rome In an attempt to maintain cultural and commercial links with Europe post-Brexit, Ramsbury Parish Council has announced it...

Ramsbury’s Royal Connections

Ramsbury’s Royal Connections King Edward I "the Elder" of England Records begin of Ramsburys royal connections in 909, where King Edward I "the Elder" of England...

Josie’s 21st century Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Josie's 21st century Yorkshire Pudding Recipe (So easy, a 7 year old can make them) Yorkshire Pudding Ingredients 70g plain flour 2 eggs 100ml milk goose fat for baking (or...

Worlds Worst Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Life is too short for homemade Hot Cross Buns Seduced by glorious magazine recipes for hot cross buns? Tempted to make your own? Are you...

Local Butchers Sumbler Brothers Win Awards

Local Butchers Sumbler Brothers Win Awards Family butchers Sumblers made mincemeat of the opposition by taking home the trophy for Wiltshire Life 2018 Independent Food/Drink...

BBC Investigates Fishy Business at Ramsbury Primary School

BBC Wiltshire Radio onsite at the River Kennet in Ramsbury to chat to village schoolchildren on their ARK Trout Release     Class 2 and Class 3...

Spring Equinox brings Cold Chickens

Spring Blog from Ramsbury Today is the Spring Equinox, despite the patches of snow which are still lying on the ground. The Equinox signals the...

Tea and Geography

Tea and Geography A view of worldly attitudes towards tea It's spring in my English country garden in Ramsbury and I have in full bud a...

The Bell at Ramsbury

The Bell at Ramsbury a 300 year old former coaching Inn The Bell is many things: a prize-winning pub, a restaurant, a café, somewhere smart to...
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The Ghost Village of Imber

The Ghost Village of Imber “Little Imber on the down, seven miles from any town” The remote settlement of Imber dates from at least Saxon times...

Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry

The Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry Rich in colour, strong design and variety of depicted village scenes. The Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry is the result of a community...

Raspberry Jam Marlborough

Jamming in Marlborough We can all use computers - they’re all around us, in a myriad different gadgets - but most of us can’t program...

How to Make a Mealworm Bird feeder

Homemade Meal worm Bird Feeders Give birds a helping hand Make your own attractive pine cone bird feeder that not only looks better than plastic bird...

Homemade Snow Ice cream

How to Make Snow Ice cream You've sledged in it, made it into snowballs, sculpted it into snowmen - now for one last rush of...