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Events and happenings past and present in and around Bishopsteignton

Primary School Heritage Trail 2021

Places of interest around Bishopsteignton       The community centre The community centre used to be a school.The oldest part of the building is from 1850.It has high windows a tiled roof and big old fashioned doors that look like church doors.It’s...

2021 Census

It’s not just about you – it’s about all of us. Do you know what the Census is? Some people know about the Census with regards to their ancestry and their family past. Fun though this is, the main purpose of the Census is about measuring the present so that we can...

Commemorating the WWI Centenary

On November 11th, 2018, the community of Bishopsteignton, Devon processed along the stunning Road of Remembrance , past the new memorial bench to St John’s Church to witness a moving commemoration service acknowledging the lives of all those who were lost  in World War I. This service marked the culmination of four years of Bishopsteignton events and research marking the centenary of the Great War which are recorded here.

The VE-75 Knitted Spitfire

How the Group Developed The knitting group was set up and met before I came to the village.  Called 'Knit & tinK’ (tinK is Knit written backwards to indicate when we go wrong and have to unravel our stitches), the group meet in a local pub every month. We take our...

The Bishopsteignton Village Show 1995-2020

The Beginnings It all began September 1995. When the village celebrated the 50th anniversaries of VE Day and VJ Day, which proved a great success, it prompted the idea of holding a village show.  A committee was formed to set up the organisation of a Village Show that...

Week Twenty-Four

While responses to the Coronavirus Lockdown continue to develop over the coming weeks, we still want to record thoughts and actions in Bishopsteignton. Please leave two or three sentences and any images you may have in the comments section below. News since the...