Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events

Ipsden Tea Recitals : Raymond Burley Guitar Recital

Raymond Burley returns to delight his audience with a varied programme of music for classical guitar. As always, the recital will be followed by tea and fantastic cakes. Free entry but a retiring collection to cover expenses. Children over the age of 8 welcome.

The Yanks are Coming!

American-themed evening of food, fun and laughter, featuring American after dinner raconteur, Linda Scoles. Tickets are £12.50 per head (price includes the meal and speaker). Drinks are available on sale. For more information and tickets please contact Alan Gates at : or on 01491 681808. All proceeds to Ipsden Church Loo Fund.

Ipsden Vintage Fair

This event was originally scheduled for March but bad weather led to its cancellation. But now that the good weather is here (!) you have another chance to get hold of some unique, pre-loved items for a reasonable price. Come along to the Ipsden Vintage Fair and lose yourself in nostalgia. All items will be…

Fun Quiz Night

Come along to Woodcote Village Hall to show off your general knowledge at this light-hearted quiz night event in aid of St. Leonard’s Church. Prizes for winners plus raffle. Tickets £5 per person (this includes light refreshments). Bring your own drink. For more information contact : Gillian Fowmes on : 01491 681711.

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Big Silence at St. Leonard’s, Woodcote

Discover the presence of God in the silence and warmth of our beautiful candlelit church in this season of Lent. No hymns, spoken prayers or sermon, just unbroken peace. Space for contemplation, encounter and prayer. Come for a short while or longer. Everyone most welcome. First session starts on Thursday 8th March and continues onto…

Lent Course 2018 at Checkendon

Lent Course at Checkendon 2018. Team Rector’s Lent group meets at Checkendon Rectory starting Tuesday 20th Feb from 1.30-3pm for four weeks. We’ll be studying the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2018 “Say it to God” by Luigi Gioia which takes us into the basics of Christian prayer. Luigi Gioia is an Italian monk,…

Out of the Wood : Ideas in the Making

Come and hear the wisdom of Philip Koomen. This furniture designer and artist in wood talks about the sources of his inspiration. He will be bringing some samples of his very fine work and talking about the deep love he has of his medium and the ways in which he combines his philosophy of life with the day to day demands of…

Bible Study for October

All are welcome to a series of Bible study courses, designed to be run during October. These weekly studies will be taking a forward look at the Gospel reading for the coming Sunday and will give an insight into what clergy go through to prepare for the week’s sermon! First session will be on Wednesday…