Category Archives: Church

Wittenham Hazelnuts

The Revd Canon Paul Wignall writes … Do you like taking photographs?  Are you an explorer?  Do you love hot chocolate and cakes?  Then Wittenham Hazelnuts could be just what you are looking for. We will be meeting once a … Continue reading

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Festival of Nativities

Come along to the Festival of Nativities at St Mary’s Church between 10:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday 10th December. The church will be filled with nativity scenes and figures from around the world. Refreshments will be available, as well as … Continue reading

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Wittenhams Honour War Dead

More than forty people gathered at the village war memorial at 11am on Remembrance Day to honour fourteen men who gave their lives in the First World War. Children from the primary school paid tribute to five of the soldiers … Continue reading

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Last Call for HMS Pinafore

A reminder that Opera Anywhere will be performing Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera HMS Pinafore at St Mary’s Church on Saturday 12th November starting at 7:30pm. Tickets are £20 for adults and £10 for under 18s and are available from … Continue reading

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Sundial Restored

Churchgoers will have noticed that the sundial on the side of the tower at St Mary’s Church has been restored. The sundial is believed to have been installed in 1830 and it has been restored on several occasions since then, … Continue reading

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Produce Show Cancelled

Residents will be aware that the extremely hot weather and drought of the past few months have had an adverse effect on the flowers, vegetables and fruit in their gardens. As a result, The Friends of St Mary’s have decided … Continue reading

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Ruth McCreight – Service of Thanksgiving

The Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Ruth McCreight will take place on Friday 26th August at 11:30am at St Mary’s Church.  Everyone is invited. Her family is hosting a lunch at The Old Farmhouse afterwards so please do … Continue reading

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Ride and Stride – Saturday 10th September

Every year, Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust (OHCT) organises the Ride and Stride event to raise money to keep our wonderful historic churches maintained and cared for.  Both St Mary’s and St Peter’s have benefitted from grants given by OHCT. Individuals … Continue reading

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Village Produce Show

Following the success of last year’s Village Produce Show, The Friends of St Mary’s will be repeating the event on Saturday 17th September at St Mary’s Church from 2pm to 4:30pm. There are prizes for adults and children with five … Continue reading

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Jubilee Roundup

It was a busy weekend in the village with a fantastic range of events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: the Fun Dog Event at The Plough Inn on Friday afternoon; the Family Sports Day at Bodkins on Saturday afternoon; … Continue reading

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