It's been quite a while since the last blog and Christine's book has sold very well but obviously things have quietened down over the past year. We still have a small quantity of copies in stock – currently residing in our spare rooms! So we've decided to discount the remaining copies and they are now … Continue reading Happy New Year!
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!
January can be a difficult month for some. Post-Christmas blues, paying the bills, dreadful weather, grey skies, colds, flu… But we've made it through and are in sight of the clocks changing in March, with all that that heralds. Hopefully, reading Christine's book helped some of you to pass a dreary day or two. We'd … Continue reading Well, that’s January done and dusted!
This has been an astonishing journey… from first hearing about Christine's book four or five years ago (and foolishly offering to give it a quick look over if ever she wanted me to) to Abbie giving me a tiny memory stick containing all Christine's words and pictures on it, efficiently organised and typed up to … Continue reading A dream come true!
Well, the excitement of Christmas is over – cards sent, presents wrapped, given, received, opened. Trees decorated, lights put up, turkeys stuffed and roasted, families have got together to celebrate and have (usually) eaten far too much! The New Year has been ushered in and life gets back to some kind of normality. We've enjoyed … Continue reading Happy New Year!
This is positively your last reminder this side of Christmas!
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 fascinating stories and heavily illustrated with old and new photos, it’s a good read whichever way you look at it.
There are still some copies available at your local stores in Metfield and Fressingfield as well as Robinson’s in Harleston, Harleston Information Plus in Harleston, The Chocolate Box in Bungay, Halesworth Bookshop and Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in Flixton. Make sure to get however many you need before supplies run out.
RRP £10.00. Hurry while stocks last!
Only 3 shopping days left until Christmas…
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 fascinating stories and heavily illustrated with old and new photos, it's a good read whichever way you look at it. There are still some copies available at your local stores in … Continue reading Looking for those last few Christmas presents? It can be a nightmare.
METFIELD CHRISTMAS FAYRE from 2pm Saturday 9 December at Metfield Village Hall Copies of METFIELD Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017 are still on sale and selling well in Metfield Stores, Fressingfield Stores, Robinson's Stationers in Harleston, Halesworth Bookshop, Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum at Flixton and The Chocolate Box in Bungay. But this Saturday the … Continue reading Buy the book (get it signed by the author) and find other great gifts, upcycled items, seasonal decorations and more this Saturday at Metfield Christmas Fayre
Current stockists of the book are: In Metfield: Metfield Stores In Fressingfield: Fressingfield Stores In Harleston: Robinson’s Stationers In Flixton: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum In Bungay: The Chocolate Box In Halesworth: Halesworth Bookshop We are delighted with the enthusiastic response so far but don't forget that there are fewer and fewer shopping days left to sort out your Christmas presents! … Continue reading The ideal Christmas present
Published on 11 November 2017, this book is selling like hot cakes! Copies (RRP £10.00) now available at the following retail outlets: In Metfield from Metfield Stores In Harleston Robinson’s Stationers In Flixton from Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum In Bungay from The Chocolate Box In Halesworth from Halesworth Bookshop
Christine’s book METFIELD Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017 was published at the launch party on Saturday 11 November. There was standing room only as guests (more than 200 of them) packed into Metfield Village Hall in the early evening and the crowd buzzed with excitement. Granddaughter Abigail told us a bit about her Nan and how … Continue reading Published and selling like hot cakes!
Christine's book METFIELD Tales From a Suffolk Village 1928–2017 was published at the launch party on Saturday 11 November. There was standing room only as guests (more than 200 of them) packed into Metfield Village Hall in the early evening and the crowd buzzed with excitement. Granddaughter Abigail told us a bit about her Nan and how … Continue reading Published and selling like hot cakes!
A great time was had by all! The support for and interest shown in Christine's new book was overwhelming. Over 200 lovely people turned up. Indeed, just before the doors opened it was reminiscent of a jumble sale, queues stamping their feet in the cold and demanding to be let in! It was truly 'standing … Continue reading Wow! Thank you Metfield and everyone else who came to the Launch Party on Saturday evening.
Unlike any other night in Christine's life, tonight is the night that her first book is officially launched and published at the Book Launch Party in Metfield Village Hall. All welcome. It promises to be busy and fun. We hope to see you there! Look at other blogs and pages on this website for full … Continue reading Tonight’s the Night