St Michael & St Mary Magdalene

2017 Celebrations

2017 sees the 150th anniversary of the rebuilding of our Church. To mark this very special occasion, we have a series of events from April through to September

Please save the dates on your new calendar and consider helping, to make 2017 a year to remember.

April 29th at 6pm Prayer Vigil-and Sleepover led by Youth Emmaus

April 30th at 9.30am 150th Celebration Eucharist - Celebrant and Preacher the Bishop of Reading

April 30th at 12 pm Celebration Lunch (tickets £6 per head, see Jackie Miles)*

May 1st Churchyard 150 activities for families around the churchyard - Suitable for 5 year+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

May 13th at 2 pm Rogation Family Ramble, followed by Afternoon Tea

May 19th-21st Parish Retreat led by Rev Sally Bottomer*

May 27th Pilgrimage to Westminster Abbey*

June 24th at 7.30 pm Organ Recital by Liam Condon 

July 1st 12 pm - 3.30 pm Purple and Gold Fete with Victorian theme

July 22nd Pilgrimage to Taize*

July 23rd 9.30 am Celebration St Mary Magdalene Eucharist - Celebrant and Preacher Archdeacon of Berkshire

  • 3 pm Lecture on Osborne Gordon by Dr Cynthia Gamble,
  • 5 pm tea and cake,
  • 6 pm Evensong for St Mary Magdalene Day

August 13th 6 pm Evensong at Hurley Priory followed by BBQ by the river*

August 27th at 3 pm Sunday afternoon tour of the windows by Fr. Guy with light refreshments

September 7th-10th Heritage Open Days

September 7th-11th Flower Festival

September 9th at 10 am - 4 pm Craft Fair

September 10th Evensong for Open Days

September 23rd 11 am - 3 pm Family Fun Day

September 24th Celebration Michaelmas Eucharist - followed by Cake and Fizz

* Booking necessary

Please look out for updates and details for these events nearer the time.