The Abbey Lodge Natter

Second Monday each month.
B1192 south of Woodhall Spa
Tel: 01526 352538
Food available.
Start at 7.30/7.45 p.m. in Summer
with Drive Outs/Games Night/Landlord's Choice 
Meeting start at 8.00 p.m. in Autumn & Winter
  Natter Leaders:
Len & Sue 01205 750386
Dave & Fran 01507 527945: Kevin 01529 460169. 


Previous Events
      Landlord's Choice May 2015
Drive out June 2013

Landlord's choice supper 2013

Xmas Dinner Dec 2012
Games night July 2012
Landlord's Choice May 2012
Landlords Chioce May 2011


Abbey Lodge Landlords Choice
Monday 11th May 2015

Here are the podium places in the landlords choice

1st Peter Ellis

2nd Kirk Fields

3rd David Stonehouse



Bridget the Midget visits the Abbey Lodge




Abbey Lodge Social Drive Out
Monday 10 June 2013

Organised by Mick & Tina Palfreyman and Kev & Janet Hobson, the 10 June Social Drive took us along roads many of us had never seen before . . .

Sheila Laurence was busy with her camera as the MGs left the Abbey Lodge . . .


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Abbey Lodge Supper & Landlord's Choice
Monday 13 May 2013

MGs gathered in the carpark at the Abbey Lodge, Kirkstead, for the 2nd of the MG Car Club Lincolnshire Centre's Landlord's Choice evenings . . .





1st - Kirk Field - MGB Roadster
2nd - Peter Hermite - MGB Roadster
3rd - David Stonehouse - MGBGTV8
4th - Fran Noble - MG Midget




5th - Mick Palfreyman - MGF


"You need to select the MG you'd most like to own . . ."

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Christmas Celebration Meal at the Abbey Lodge
Monday 10 December 2012

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Games Night Monday 9 July 2012

Fun and Games on a Summer Evening were just the thing and we were very lucky with the weather as the sun shone and the clouds stayed together!

Dave Noble had been busy putting together some fiendish games to tax our "village garden fete" skils . . .

At the end of the evening, the rosettes and prizes were awarded and Peter Hermite was ready with his camera . . .


Dave Noble [left] presents 3rd placed Steve Kemp with his rosette
2nd place Peter Hermite
1st place a very friendly John Simpson!
3rd The Coach & Horses Tilney St Lawrence -
left to right back row: Lloyd & Karina Chalke, Alison Kemp, Fran Noble [presenting the [prizes] and Alex Krill. Steve Kemp is kneeling in front.
2nd The Abbey Lodge Kirkstead "Home" team -
left to right: Peter Hermite, Sheila Laurence, Fran Noble, John Laurence, Sue and Len Hartley.
1st place - holding their pennant and 1st place Rosette the Admiral Nelson, Benington, MGF/MGTF Natter -
left to right - Mick Palfreyman, John Simpson, Geoff & Vicki Edge and Fran Noble.

Many thanks to everyone involved with the organisation of the evening.


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Abbey Lodge Landlord's Choice
Monday 14 May 2012


Emma was busy presenting the award rosettes and shaking hands after producing some super pies earlier in the evening.
5th place - Mick & Tina's MGF
4th - John's LE500
3rd - John's L2 Magna [you're almost smiling, John!]
2nd - Alison's MGTF

1st - David's Citroen MGBGTV8



Thanks to Dave & Fran for organising the evening and to Tim Hoff for taking the photographs.

Special Thanks to Emma & Chris and the staff at the Abbey Lodge for the Pie Suppers and for judging the MGs.



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Landlord's Choice Pride of Ownership
Monday 9 May 2011


Sheila Laurence was busy with her camera while the sun was still shining and the rape seed fields made a magnificent backdrop even if those of us with 'hayfever' found them somewhat tiresome . . .

Richard Mourao and his son proudly show their MG Montego EFi to Landlord Chris Boddy

Organiser of the Sausage & Mash Supper, Fran Noble, enjoys her tasty meal. Thanks for all the hard work, Fran. We all had a great time - nice bangers!
Chris Boddy presents Lloyd Chalke with his 3rd place Rosette - Lloyds car is a very nice MGB roadster
Chris Boddy presents Kev Roberts with his 2nd place Rosette - Kev's car is an equally nice MGB roadster
Chris Boddy presents Richard & Emma Mourao with their 1st place Rosette - the family MG is the spectacular MG Montego EFi



John Hebb
Geoff & Vicki Edge
Lloyd Chalke
MGB Roadster
Kev Roberts
MGB Roadster
Richard & Emma Mourao
MG Montego EFi


Thanks to Chris & Emma Boddy for the judging and supper - it was another great night at the Abbey.


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