Flixton in Loving Land

In 1630 the Rev’d Brisley preached at the rededication of St. Andrew’s, Flixton.  He called his sermon,  ‘The Glory of the Latter Temple greater than the Former’ .   When published in London in 1631 it carried a sub-title ‘A Sermon preached at the Consecration or Restitution of the Church of Flixton, in Lovingland, Suffolk, being […]


There was a settlement at Haddiscoe  long before fishermen began to dry their nets on the sandbanks at the mouth of the estuary –  sandbanks that were to become Great Yarmouth! Parking my car beneath the church, with its 11th century Anglo-Norman round tower, I walked in the Beccles direction, on a footpath that crossed […]

Research and Development Day

A small group of Friends of  CTOB were able to accompany Briant Smith the Methodist Chaplain to the Broads on one of the walks he offers to visitors to the Broads. Upton Fen was new to many of those who participated. Afterwards some of us shared lunch at the  at Ranworth. A series of monthly […]

Annual St. Fursey Pilgrimage

The Fursey Pilgrims held their annual pilgrimage on Saturday 2nd October at Burgh Castle There was  a service in church and then prayers at the traditional site of St. Fursey’s Monastery inside the walls of the Roman fort. Abba Seraphim the Metropolitan of the  British Orthodox (Coptic) Church who  is a monk attached to Monastery […]