Hemingby History Group

Hemingby ~ A Home to Generations The village is first recorded as Hamingebi in the 1086 Domesday Book, from the Old Scandanavian Hemingr+by or “farmstead of a man named “Hemingr” (A. D. Mills, “A Dictionary of English Place-Names,” Oxford University Press, 1991.) and to this day farming is a major economic activity in the village. … Read more


Bell ringing in the village Perched high inside the tower of St Margaret’s Church are three bells each cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in 1764. Rung from the ringing chamber half way up the church tower (with a good view of the whole church interior) a full     bell ringing session requires concentration, timing … Read more

Linus Group

Hand-made blankets for sick children Our mission is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to sick children through the gift of a handmade blanket lovingly created by volunteers. We are just six in number but we willingly get together to make a practical gift for children who are sick. The Hemingby … Read more

Hemingby Qu-Afters

The group for anyone interested in Quilting – or anything Crafty! Qu-Afters was derived from organising a group of local residents who all had an interest (and some that didn’t) in various crafts. Our early meetings produced some wonderful hand made boxes, all the same shape and style but, by using individually chosen fabrics, they … Read more

Table Tennis and Bowls

Fun and games in the village hall Little did they know back in 1993, when some members of the village hall committee decided to find a game that everyone could play, that it would still be going strong now.  The chosen game was carpet bowls and the Bowls Club was born.  Its humble beginnings were based … Read more