News and Events
CONSERVATION AND REFURBISHMENT PROJECT
The project works are now complete and we are now using the church once again. For more information on the project click here or on the button at the left of this page.
OHCT RIDE AND STRIDE
It poured with rain on the day of this year's Ride and Stride, but our Striders were undaunted!Alan Thompson, Charles and Lynn Baker all bicycled, while Ross and Judy Martin strode, between them raising over seven hundred pounds in sponsorship, half of which will come to St Marys. A sterling effort! Well done and thank you to you all, and to the team of Welcomers at St Mary's.
Cantores Illuminati led by Jonathan Arnold gave us a wonderful selection of music from medieval to modern.
And raised the grand sum of £484 for the work of the church. Thank you to Jonathan and Cantores Illuminati and to Lynn and Charles Baker and the Friends of St Mary's for organising everything.
Photos İKevin Poyle.
We were indeed fortunate to have Joseph Nolan, Organist and Master of Choristers at St George's Cathedral in Perth, Australia, to give this concert to us on our new digital organ. With a programme including Widor's 5th Symphony and Noel Rawthorne's Dance Suite, Joseph was able to demonstrate to us the full range of this remarkable organ, producing sounds that we didn't think possible from what appears to be a small instrument! It was a fantastic evening.
As well as the hairs on the back of our head, the concert raised an excellent £589 for the work of St Mary's. Thank you to Joseph Nolan and Regent Classic Organs for arranging the concert and to Lynn and Charles Baker, Jeanette and the Friends for the local organisation and refreshments.
Shared Life Activities in 2016 OCTOBER
Saturday 15th October
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Contact Jeanette on 01865 890607
Sunday 6th November
Saturday 3rd December
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