Time flies, doesn't it? Christmas seems to come round very quickly. So here's a timely reminder of a possible Christmas gift for someone you love. *Looking for the perfect Christmas present? Look no further. Christine Brennan’s book METFIELD Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017 makes the perfect Christmas gift for family and friends. Packed with … Continue reading Season’s greetings and all good wishes for 2019!
Knowing that we all want to reduce incoming mail, we don't bother you every time we update the website. So it's been a while since you've heard from us. This weekend, however, people all around the country are busy commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War – by lighting beacons and … Continue reading It’s been a while…
See the Photo Archive page for some fascinating new photos and information on the Denmark family dating back to 1823, kindly supplied by Peter Melvin.
Thanks to the success of her book and Christine Brennan's generosity, Metfield Books is now happy to consider applications from local individuals for help and/or financial support for future projects. Your project ideas must, in some way, add to the written or photographic history of Metfield. Click here to find out more and get your … Continue reading Financial help for village history projects
An ILLUSTRATED TALK and FILM SHOW on the history of the USAAF 353rd Fighter Group at Metfield during the Second World War Noted 8th Air Force historian Dr Graham Cross presents a collection of unseen wartime photographs and film to bring the history of the former airfield at Metfield alive. Dr Cross will have copies … Continue reading Thunderbolts over Metfield
As you are following the website blogs for Christine's book, you will likely also be interested in other aspects of life in Metfield. A new website embracing all aspects of the village has recently been launched at metfieldsuffolk.com. If you want to follow the village website blogs or be notified when more information is added, … Continue reading New village website for Metfield
Snow storms, impassable roads, cancelled trains, people unable to get home, shops running out of vital supplies, deaths caused by extreme temperatures and weather conditions… it's a few years since we've heard stories like those, thank goodness. Early February gave us a sprinkling of the white stuff. But mid February brought Storm Emma and the … Continue reading Talk about a dramatic February!