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Last updated: October 2016

2016 St Martins Church Treasure Hunt

treasure hunt competitors

Derek Webb & Christina Maton organised an interesting route for the 2016 Thompson Church Treasure Hunt which started at St Martins Church 2:30pm on Sunday 31st July, the instructions this year were simple turn right, turn left, instead of the usual Marked Map, also the clues were situated en-route, the 35-mile route took in some 12 villages such as, Saham Toney, Daffy Green, Cransworth, Hingham and Stow Bedon, finishing back after 3 hours at St Martins for refreshments.  The results were very close, as two crews tied for 1st place on 315 points from a total of 350.  The result was decided by a tie-break question tie - Name the actors who played the Magnificent Seven, and who are still alive today.

The Top Five results were as follows: 

1st  Irene Smith, Jo Spence, Jo Connolly            315 pts

2nd John & Ann Scott, & Lynn                               315 pts

3rd  Laine Skinner , Pam & Mark                          300 pts

4th  Phillipa Edmunds, Derek , Pam & Terry       285 pts

5th  Henry & Cath Hardiment & Ian Silvi                250 pts

The next Treasure Hunt will be run in April 2017.

Forth coming events in aid of St Martin's Church

Sunday 4th September 2016 12.30 to 2.00pm Lavendars  Lunch

at College Farm, College Road, Thompson

For more information click here

Sunday 11th September 2016 at 12.00 noon  Harvest Lunch 

at St Martin's Church

For more information click here


Wispire have now commissioned and are offering a wireless broadband service to users in the village.  The service is much faster than the wired service offered by BT and others.  Information suggests that you can use the faster broadband vouchers to offset setup costs.  The service is not currently available in the whole village as boosters are needed to reach some areas, but the more people expressing an interest in joining the service the sooner boosters are likely to be available.  Either click the link below for contact information or contact the Parish Clerk who will pass your details on.

For more information click here


1Play equipment on the Green

Congratulation to Mike Corrie and his team for all the new play equipment recently installed on Thompson Millennium Green.  The photo above shows some of the equipment which is proving very popular, especially after school.


What's happening in Thompson this month

Tuesday morning coffee morning - open 1st & 3rd Tuesday every month at Village Hall

Our coffee mornings tie in with the Active Norfolk Thompson Walks.  To find out more about these walks see

Don't forget the weekly regulars .......

Stitchers every Wednesday evening from 7:15pm both at the village hall - Novice meets experienced stitchers here - a great place to learn a craft and have a chat and laugh along the way.

Thompson WI meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month except August.

For more information about whats on in Thompson click the events button at the top and bottom of this page.