Category Archives: Friends of St Mary’s

Don’t Forget to Use Amazon Smile

With only twenty-four online shopping days until Christmas, this is a reminder that if you intend to purchase any gifts through Amazon, please use this Amazon Smile Friends of St Mary’s link.  By doing so, a donation of 0.5% of … Continue reading

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Support St Mary’s Through Amazon

The Friends of St Mary’s support the church by helping with maintenance and providing little extras when Parochial Church Council resources are stretched. They usually raise money for this by running events throughout the year.  However, with the Covid-19 crisis … Continue reading

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Friends Events Cancelled

The Friends of St Mary’s are disappointed to have to announce that the Village Produced Show which was scheduled for 12th September and the Opera Anywhere performance of The Mikado on 19th September have been cancelled owing to the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Moonrakers – Saturday 4th April

Residents who enjoy traditional Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English music will be excited to hear that the Friends of St Mary’s have booked the Celtic music group Moonrakers to perform at St Mary’s Church on Saturday 4th April starting at … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening

There are still tickets available for the Sorelle concert at St Mary’s Church tomorrow evening (Saturday 7th December) starting at 7:30pm. Some Enchanted Evening promises to be a magical event celebrating the witches, fairies and enchantresses of opera and musical … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening

Less than three weeks to go to the Sorelle concert at St Mary’s Church on Saturday 7th December.   Some Enchanted Evening promises to be a magical event celebrating the witches, fairies and enchantresses of opera and musical theatre, and, as … 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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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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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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