Category Archives: Church

Long Wittenham War Dead Remembered

Long Wittenham remembered its First World War dead on 11th November at the village war memorial to commemorate Armistice Day 1918.  Fourteen soldiers from the village lost their lives in war zones in France and Palestine or died from wounds. … Continue reading

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Moonrakers at St Mary’s

The popular Celtic music group Moonrakers will be performing at St Mary’s Church on Saturday 20th November starting at 7:30pm. Moonrakers is an Oxford-based group of four musicians who pride themselves in having brought traditional and contemporary folk music to … Continue reading

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All Souls Day Services

The Revd Canon Paul Brignall writes … The 31st October, “All Souls Day”, is the day in the year when churches across the world remember loved ones who have died. This year especially, we will also want to remember the … Continue reading

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Produce Show

More than one hundred people attended the Village Produce Show last Saturday (11th September) at St Mary’s Church.  The vicar, the Revd. Paul Wignall, welcomed villagers and said: “It’s good to see so many people back again after a long … Continue reading

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Village Bell Ringers

Thanks to the wonderful support from the village, individuals and groups, the St Mary’s bells restoration has been completed and the village bell ringers are up and ringing once more. The bells are a joy to ring, and a joy … Continue reading

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Village Produce Show

Villagers who intend to submit entries to the Produce Show, which will take place on Saturday 11th September at St Mary’s Church, are reminded that entry forms must be completed and put in the submissions box at St Mary’s Church … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Summer Events

The Revd Paul Wignall writes … We are sorry to have to say that the proposed Summer Club for the week beginning 23rd August has been cancelled because of a lack of numbers. However, we are going to run a … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Summer Club

St Mary’s Church is hosting a Summer Club for children aged between five and eleven, from 10am to 12.30pm on Monday 23rd to Friday 27th August, in the Church and Churchyard. There will be art, games, drama, refreshments, and most … Continue reading

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Church Holiday Club

St Mary’s Church wants to offer children and families a holiday club this Summer, in the week beginning 22nd August. The club will be held in the church and churchyard and it is hoped that a wide range of activities … Continue reading

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Village Produce Show

The Friends of St Mary’s have organised an exciting family event for the Autumn.  On Saturday 11th September there will be a Village Produce Show in St Mary’s Church from 2pm to 4:30pm. There are prizes for adults and children … Continue reading

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