In normal times Bookworms meets at the Vicarage on the second Monday of each month at 2 pm. It is a reading group for people from both parishes, with about 15 regular attenders. Meeting together is currently suspended.


The books that had been chosen for Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 were

Monday 12 October            

Music and Silence by Rose Tremain

Monday 9 November          

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycha

Monday 14 December        

Santa Klaus Murder by Mavis Doriel Hay

Monday 11 January            

Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

Monday 8 February            

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Julie wrote this article for the October church

magazine, giving suggestions of other books to read.

You can also read Julie’s book blog here.

We're not sure how and where Bookworms can restart - 

social distancing is not possible in the Vicarage lounge.



Here is Alan Rickman as The Reverend Obadiah Slope in the BBC production of Anthony Trollope’s Barchester Chronicles.