Category Archives: Friends of St Mary’s

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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HMS Pinafore

Opera lovers will remember Opera Anywhere’s much acclaimed  performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado in 2019 and 2021.  They are returning to Long Wittenham to perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore at St Mary’s … 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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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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Three Little Maids

Sorelle, the all female singing trio, who performed a very successful concert at St Mary’s Church in December 2019, have been booked again for Saturday 4th June 2022 at 7:30pm. They will be performing Three Little Maids, “a comedy concert … Continue reading

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Fun Dog Event

As part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, The Friends of St Mary’s will be running a Fun Dog Event in the garden of The Plough Inn on Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June starting at 2:30pm. As well as Dog … Continue reading

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Update

Here is your guide to everything that will be going on over the bank holiday weekend.  It is hoped that everyone will be able to join in the activities planned, making it a memorable and fun village celebration. All events … Continue reading

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Book Talk at St Mary’s

A reminder that the author of Landmark in Time – The World of Wittenham Clumps, Peter Adamson, will be at St Mary’s Church tomorrow evening (Saturday 7th May) talking about his book and the challenge of making each of the … Continue reading

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