Lent lunches will be provided on the following dates and venues

This year we are holding them in each village of the Parish, to give more people the opportunity to join us

(all Saturdays, starting at 12 noon to 1.30pm : last serving at 1pm)

4th March – Orsett Churches Centre, Orsett

11th March – Parish Room, Bulphan Church

18th March – The Woolmarket, High Road, Horndon on the Hill (CHANGE OF VENUE)

25th March – Orsett Church (CHANGE OF VENUE)

1st April – Parish Room, Bulphan Church

The menu will be a hearty soup (vegetarian), a chunk of French stick loaf, an apple and a (Fairtrade) hot drink.

Those attending are encouraged to donate what they would have spent on a lunch.

At the lunch we will be selling raffle tickets for a hamper of Fairtrade goods.

All monies will be donated to the Great Green Wall Project. The Great Green Wall is an African-led movement with an epic ambition to grow an 5000 mile (8000km) natural wonder of the world across the entire width of Africa. More details can be found at