READ: Horrible Histories unravel Egyptian facts

School trip - As part of their studies on the Egyptians, Key Stage Two of St John’s Primary School, Read, visited Manchester Opera House to see “Horrible Histories” a production featuring ancient Egypt.

The enthusiastic cast of six entertained a theatre full of children from Lancashire. They were full of information, portrayed in a fun way and using a back cloth to enhance the building of the pyramids.

Parish Council - Read Parish Council will meet at St John’s School, Read, tomorrow, at 7-30 p.m. All welcome.

Mothers’ union - Members of St John’s Church Mothers’ Union, Read, have started collecting items to sell at the annual Christmas fair on Saturday, November 26th in St John’s School hall. There will be a tombola, jewellery and cake stalls. Gifts can be left at the back of church or contact a committee member to arrange collection.