Category Archives: Church

Bells Appeal Reaches Target

Nearly £44,000 has been raised towards the restoration of the six bells in St Mary’s church.  Work on the project by Whites of Appleton is expected to start next summer. The amount raised is £43,756.  The revised estimate of the … Continue reading

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Nativity – 16th December

This month’s film at the Long Wittenham Film Club at St Mary’s Church, next Monday 16th December at 1:45pm is Nativity, a feel-good Christmas film for the whole family.  Primary school teacher Paul has to produce a musical version of … Continue reading

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Village Honours The Dead

More than one hundred and forty villagers, school children and teachers gathered at the First World War Memorial yesterday to honour the soldiers who were killed or died from injuries in the conflict. Long Wittenham honoured those who sacrificed their … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening

Residents who were lucky enough to get a ticket for Opera Anywhere’s performance of The Pirates of Penzance at St Mary’s Church last May, will remember the wonderful singing of the female soloists. Three of the Opera Anywhere sopranos have … Continue reading

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Boost for Bells Appeal

More money has been raised to boost the appeal for the restoration of the church bells at St Mary’s church, including £1,000 from an anonymous donor. The Wittenham Warriors Safari Supper in the middle of September raised £1,200 and the … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper – Saturday 5th October

The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham will be holding the annual Harvest Supper at the Village Hall on Saturday 5th October starting at 7pm. All residents from Long Wittenham and the surrounding villages, together with their families and … Continue reading

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Film Club At St Mary’s

Mark the third Monday of each month in your calendar to remind you to come along to St Mary’s Church at 1:45pm for the new Long Wittenham Film Club which starts on Monday 16th September. Age UK will be screening … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Bells Appeal

Residents may be aware that a project has been underway for some time to raise funds to refurbish and re-tune the bells at St Mary’s Church.  The last time such works were carried out was in 1923 and they are … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Service of Evensong

There will be a Thanksgiving Service of Evensong on Thursday 11th July at 7pm in St Mary’s Church with fizz and canapes from 6pm, to celebrate and give thanks for all the wonderful people who help keep our churches open … Continue reading

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Pirates In Church

St Mary’s church resounded to the strains of Gilbert and Sullivan last Saturday evening as Opera Anywhere performed one of the most popular works in the canon of English comic opera, The Pirates of Penzance or The Slave of Duty.  … Continue reading

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