Walk just a few hundred yards out of the main village and you soon realise that Bishops Tachbrook is surrounded by working farms. These two front covers illustrate our rural community.
Volunteers from the local community help to keep footpaths and the general appearance of the village in order. Pictured on the left (not my picture) are a party who have just help maintain the footpath to New House Farm (the solar farm walk). The team here is Graham Leeke, Keith Wellsted (current PM editor),Pete Ash, […]
Three front covers taken around Bishops Tachbrook in the autumn and winter. The left hand picture of Chesterton Windmill is taken from Oakley Meadows with my sons more expensive and powerful camera in January. The centre picture taken in the late afternoon of a bright January day is from the Banbury Road looking towards Red […]
The village encountering major sporting events are depicted in these two magazines. 2012 was the year of the London Olympics and large crowds created the procession of the Olympic torch. Bishops Tachbrook resident, Peter Frazier, is pictured carrying the torch outside Leamington pump rooms, a great honour. Recorded on the right is the 2018 Tour […]
Many community events are held on the meadow throughout the year and they frequently were photographed for the magazine. Pictured are the church fete in June, Tach Fest in August and Bonfire night in November. Also pictured are the BT events group from 2009, who help to make events like these happen.
The previous post of March 2009, illustrated how the building of a church community hall, the St Chads centre, was an issue for many years within the village. These two magazine covers record the eventual start of build of the St Chads centre in 2014, the parish priest Elaine Scrivens digging the first foundations and […]
Youth groups featured frequently on the front cover especially the Brownies, who were ever present at civil services, litter picks and pictured here presenting a cheque from a fundraising activity. Also pictured are the |Bishops Tachbrook boys football team
St Chads Church frequently featured on the front cover of the magazine. The stained glass window depicts St Chad being instructed by an Archbishop that he must ride a horse that befits his status as a Bishop. It is depicting his humility. Chad was born in Northumbria, ~620 and was a student at Lindisfarne and […]
The church has an annual fete on the meadow. There are always lots of events and stores to photograph; all the community groups, jam stores and fun fair games. With numerous pictures to fit on the front page I tried applying some science to fitting them on, HCP arrangement as chemistry uses to describe the […]
In February 2010 the BMX track at the meadow was opened and used for the first time by enthusiastic bikers. Then in October 2012 the track featured again on the front cover when a BMX competition was held on the track.