Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events

Checkendon Flower Festival

‘Our beautiful church’ : a festival of flowers. Step inside this 900 year old church and enjoy its historic splendour decorated with flowers. Tea, coffee and cake available. Donations welcome. Opens Saturday 18th May 9.30 til 5.30pm Opens Sunday 19th May 12.30 til 5pm Special Flower Festival Celebration Service Sunday 19th May 11am

Checkendon Church and Churchyard Clean Up

Please join us on the morning of Saturday 27th April, between 10am and 12noon. We want to clean the church on the inside, and spruce up the churchyard on the outside. A good time is guaranteed, and refreshments will be provided !

Lent Course 2019 at Checkendon

Lent Course at Checkendon 2019. Team Rector’s Lent group meets at Checkendon Rectory starting Tuesday 12th March from 1.30-3pm for five weeks. We’ll be watching the Franco Zeffireli’s classic film “Jesus of Nazareth” – a portion each week, and giving ourselves time to discuss what we have seen. There’ll be tea, and cake too (for…

50 Years in Tennis

an illustrated talk given by John Beddington. Checkendon Church warmly invites you to hear some of the highlights of John’s career – a career that has included the management of top players, the running of major international events, the sponsoring of promising junior players and working for charities to bring tennis to disadvantaged children. Doors…

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Big Silence at St. Leonard’s, Woodcote

Come and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a silent, candlelit church; the ideal space for your Advent discipline of prayer and contemplation. We end our silence at 8.30pm but please feel free to come and go within the hour if you wish.

Ipsden Christmas Market in the Barn

Presents for everyone can be found at the many varied stalls of the Christmas market. Gifts, art, clothes, local produce, crafts, jewellery, vintage homeware, festive food and drink, including mulled wine.  Admission £1 for adults, youngsters free. All proceeds to Ipsden Church Friends. For more details contact Harry Clark at : harryclark1@gmail.com

Autumn Fair

Come to our autumn fair, which is back due to popular demand! Gifts, cakes, raffle and other goodies. Come and join us, all are welcome.

An Evening of Music 2018

Come and share in the magic of music, presented for this evening by The Friends of St Mary’s & St John’s. Clare Langan, Nick Leadbeater Hart, Chris Alcock, Leslie and David Maynerd, Mark Dallas, Andrea Kmercova-Vargas and Michael Howell will perform in a recital to suit all tastes – from The Eagles to Handel and…

Harvest Festival, St. John’s Mongewell

Harvest songs and prayers followed by a picnic which will take place inside or out, depending on the weather. Bring your own picnic (plus a folding chair) plus your gifts of tinned and other non-perishable foods for Reading Food Bank. For more details contact Rev. Alan Gates at : pearleygates@outlook.com (To get to the church,…