Signpost will try to point you in the right direction for news, information, 
photographs, history, activities and events 
in the villages of Ellingham and Kirby Cane.

 Christmas tree in St Mary's Church

Seasons greetings!


Your part

This website is operated by the villages' very own Computer Club and we need your help with the content. If you have any news, memories, pastimes or photographs you would like to share, or you would like to know more, please contact us.

“Community is what community does”



ICO Decision  At the parish council meeting on the 19th November the decision from the Information Commissioner (ICO) was announced, see News.
Computer Club  After more than 15 years in operation, the Computer Club closes, see News.

Litter pick There will be a litter pick on Monday 26th November. You are welcome to come and lend a hand. We'll meet at the playing field at 10.00 am. Bags and grabbers will be supplied.

What's on?

9th December 2018 - Holy Communion

11.00am at St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

14th December 2018 - Ellingham School carol service

At St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

15th December 2018 - Christmas celebrations

4.00pm to 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall: spud supper (4.00pm), Christmas tree lights switch on, brass band (6.30pm),  food and mulled wine.

16th December 2018  Carol Service

4.00pm at All Saints Church, Kirby Cane.

23rd December 2018 - Morning prayer

10.00am at St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

1st January 2019 - New year's Lunch

At the Memorial Hall there will be jacket potatoes, desserts and beverages - meal deal £5.

13th January 2019 - Holy Communion

11.00am at St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

14th January 2019 - Kirby Cane & Ellingham Parish Council

7.30pm in the room at the back of the Memorial Hall.

20th January 2019 - Holy Communion

11.00am at All Saints Church, Kirby Cane.

27th January 2019 - Morning prayer

10.00am at St Mary's church, Kirby Cane.

Regular activities

There are regular activities too - please see Groups for details.

Monday  Art Group  2-4pm  Memorial Hall   
  Bingo  7pm Memorial Hall
 for over 16's
Tuesday Keep Fit 7.30pm Memorial Hall
Knit & Natter 2pm Memorial Hall Every 2 weeks
   WI 7.30pm Memorial Hall   Week 4

Carpet Bowls


2-4pm 5pm - 6pm6.15pm - 7.15pm
Memorial Hall

Saturday St Mary's Church coffee morning 10.30am Memorial Hall   Weeks 2
Pre-school Monday to Friday 9.15am to 2.45pm, in the Memorial Hall.

Related organisations
  • Memorial Hall

    Two rooms are available: the main hall 20 x 10 m with hatch to kitchen and a cosy, carpeted smaller room for more intimate gatherings. Also a grassed area with summer house, to the rear of the hall.

  • Kirby Cane & Ellingham Parish council

    The council elected by you from our parishioners.

A chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

A Chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

0AD.pdf© Jo Gooderham 2016, 
reproduced by kind permission

NEW 1721 to 1736

     1801-6 Enclosure

Ellingham Mill 1612
     Loddon & Clavering Hundreds
     Early Medieval

Special items

Lest we forget

Ellingham Mill

Golden Jubilee celebrations, 2002

Ellingham, the Waveney Valley Line and World War II (WWII)

Home Guard.

The local brigades for boys and girls in the 1940's and 50's.

English humour.

St Mark's Mission Hall.

Methodist Chapel

Memories of 'The Green Hut'.

Broadband for rural Norfolk