Category Archives: Friends of St Mary’s

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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Big Picnic Lunch Success

A huge thank you to the organisers of the inaugural Long Wittenham Big Picnic Lunch which took place at Bodkins Field yesterday afternoon.  A good turn out of approximately one hundred and fifty villagers and fine weather made it a … 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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The Pirates of Penzance

Opera Anywhere is coming to Long Wittenham to perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s very popular comic opera The Pirates of Penzance for one night only at St Mary’s Church at 7:30 on Saturday 4th May.  The show will be presented by … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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Antiques Evening with Jonty Hearnden – Book Now

There are just four weeks to go until So What’s It Worth? – An evening with Jonty Hearnden, in Long Wittenham Village Hall on Friday 8th March. If you have not yet ordered your tickets, then do so without delay … Continue reading

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So What’s It Worth?

Do you enjoy The Antiques Roadshow, Cash in the Attic or Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?  Then you won’t want to miss So What’s It Worth? – An evening with Jonty Hearnden, in Long Wittenham Village Hall on … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper – Saturday 6th October

The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham will be holding the annual Harvest Supper at the Village Hall on Saturday 6th October starting at 7pm. The evening will include live music and a donations bar will be provided.  Proceeds … Continue reading

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Church Extension Underway

Residents may have noticed that building works are taking place at St Mary’s Church.  The PCC is building a timber-framed extension out from the north door which will house a disabled accessible toilet and baby-changing unit. PMS Oxford won the … Continue reading

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