Welcome to the Baconsthorpe Village website

This site has been jointly funded by the village hall and St Mary’s Church as a resource for the village of Baconsthorpe.
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Help in Baconsthorpe with Coronavirus

Please call Corinne on 01263 577263 if you can help or need help with

  • Collecting prescription medication
  • Shopping for essential food items
  • Making a phone call for a chat with someone who is isolated
  • Walking a dog for someone who is isolated

Corinne will keep a list of people who need help and those who can offer help and will put them in touch with each other.


Churches are now open for private prayer only. There are still regular services being put on-line that can be viewed on the Matlaske Benefice YouTube channel by clicking here.













The mobile library van is postponed until further notice.

The Post Office will be in the Village Hall every Wednesday from 9.40am – 10.40am.

Mandy Honeyman is a teacher and specialist in home education who lives in Baconsthorpe. She has written a helpful article with strategies for coping with self-isolation and home-education please click here to read.

Mandy also has a useful blog with more self-isolation education ideas and resources for parents that can be found by clicking here. She will be updating this regularly.

Paul Nichols from Baconsthorpe has started a blog about his walks and nature observations during the lock-down. Please click here to read.

Regular Village Hall Events

Post Office
Wednesday from 9.40 – 10.40am.


Carpet Bowls
Tuesdays 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Country Mice Play Group
Tuesdays during term time 10.00am – 12noon

Pop-Up Pub
Last Friday of the month 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Community Coffee
Third Thursday of the month 10.30am

Book Club
Second Wednesday of the month 7.30pm

Mobile Library Van

4.05pm The Old Hare & Hounds NR25 6LE
4.20pm Old Post Office NR25 6LG
4.40pm Council Bungalows NR25 6LJ

Latest Events

July Pop – Up Pub at the Village Hall
Friday 30 July
Time: 6:30 pm
There will be a BBQ for supper.

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