Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events (Page 2)

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 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 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 : 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.