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.

 Playingfield equipment

If you shop at Tesco, Beccles, please ask for tokens and vote for our playing field equipment!


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”



 GNLP Your opportunity to comment NOW on the sites submitted in our parishes.
 New web  site At their November meeting the parish council agreed the introduction of a new web site, see https://kceparishcouncil.wixsite.com/kcepc , see News.
 Ellingham village sign The new village sign has been installed near the school. 
 Parish Council There is one vacancy on the Parish Council, please see their website.

What's on?

Here are details of special events for the next few days. 

21st January - Holy Communion

11.00am at All Saints Church, Kirby Cane.

28th January - Morning prayer

10.00am at St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

4th February - Morning prayer

10.00am at All Saints 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
  Computer Club  7.30pm Memorial Hall  Week 4
   WI 7.30pm Memorial Hall   Week 4
Friday Carpet Bowls 2-4pm  Memorial Hall   
Saturday St Mary's Church coffee morning 10.30am Memorial Hall   Weeks 2
Pre-school Monday to Friday mornings, 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.

  • Ellingham & Kirby Cane Computer Club

    A friendly group and hopefully we increase our knowledge of various popular aspects of computing too! You don't need a computer to join us.

  • Kirby Cane & Ellingham Parish council

    The council elected by you from our parishioners.

A chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

This week:

1931 - 1934 

A Chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

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

     1801-6 Enclosure

Ellingham Mill 1612
    1015AD.pdf Loddon & Clavering Hundreds
     Early Medieval

Special items

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