Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events

Coffee Morning

Drop in to church for free coffee, cake and a chat.

Messy Church

Join us for family friendly fun activities in a warm, Christian environment.

Midsummer Music : a concert by Reading Phoenix Choir

  Come and hear one of the best amateur choirs in the country in the beautiful surroundings of Checkendon church. Featuring music by Victoria, Tallis, Morales, Howells, Rachmaninov, Eric Whitacre and many others, plus clever arrangements of traditional folk tunes, jazz numbers and even David Bowie!  This rich and varied programme is guaranteed to delight,…

Discover St. John’s

Come to our church to learn about its history, go on wildlife trails, enjoy a range of children’s activities and refresh yourself with a cup of tea. The afternoon’s activities will last from 2 til 5.30pm and be followed at 6pm by a Cheese and Wine evening, hosted by the Friends of St. John’s. Admission…

Forty Fingers Saxophone Quartet

Please come and join us for an enjoyable evening of live music at St. Leonard’s Church, Woodcote. There will be plenty of lively, toe-tapping tunes from this accomplished quartet. Tickets £10 each (under 18’s free). Refreshments are included in the ticket price. For more details contact : Gillian Fowmes on 01491 681711

Ipsden Tea Recitals : A Brief Encounter with Musical Theatre

Enjoy an afternoon of light entertainment, featuring comic songs, lyrical ballads, instrumental arrangements of famous show tunes and ensemble numbers. Features Cynthia Morey (soprano), Anthony Jennings (bass clarinet), Ian Wheeler (baritone) and Mary Daniels (keyboard).  As always, the recital will be followed by tea and fantastic cakes. Free entry but a retiring collection to cover…

Ipsden Rocks

Live music featuring local rock bands The Echo, Six Feet of Snow, The Ironics and Dolly and the Clothes Pegs. Tickets £10 in advance or £15 on the door. Under 18’s £5. Barbequed food and licensed bar. Tickets available online from www.Ticketsource.co.uk/ipsdenrocks or band members.. All proceeds to Ipsden Church Friends.

Thy Kingdom Come

An invitation to an evening of prayer and reflection based on the Lord’s Prayer. Led by Linda Smith and Liz Lowth. All welcome.

Ethiopia Unseen

An illustrated talk featuring stunning professional images of Ethiopia, its culture, people and landscapes given by Canon Kevin Davies. Kevin visited Ethiopia in January with a team of diocesan  and neighbouring clergy, one of whom is a professional photographer. Since then Kevin has given some fascinating talks about Ethiopia in the sermon ‘slot’ at Checkendon.…

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 : pearleygates@outlook.com or on 01491 681808. All proceeds to Ipsden Church Loo Fund.