On 28th January 2009 the Daily Gazette featured an article by Emily Parsons entitled Wivenhoe: Policeman bumps into 'Beast of Essex' about a sighting of the large black cat that is suspected to be at large in the county.
The Beast is back! Read More »
You are hereSheellah's Day
March 18 - Sheellah's Day is an Irish festival in honour of Sheelah-na-gig.
How do you pronounce 'sheela-na-gig' in modern day english language, anyone?
Sorry, I am from Oldham so I can't even pronounce the word bus (buzz).
according to this website it is
Pronounced….Sheela nah Ghee
(sorry, don't know why that hasn't converted to a link)
The tiny atmospheric parish church at Aldworth, contains numerous huge effigies of the De La Beche family. Read More »