Category Archives: Fundraising


An excellent video by the Diocese of Winchester including an old friend of the Itchen Valley

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Mayhem at St Mary’s

We had mayhem at St Mary’s, Easton on Saturday night.  It’s July, it’s Wimbledon season and so it’s a time when we think about things British. And what could be more British than an amazing drinks with canapés in the … Continue reading

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Hay Fever by the Southwood Players – Opening Night 2017!

When people start saying ‘It’s all terribly British’ you know that they are not just talking about cucumber sandwiches and the Grenadier Guards…but about the mad behavior of British people, who (like the mad dogs and Englishmen who ‘go out … Continue reading

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Victor and Albert fund raising for St Mary’s Easton Development Fund

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Oxford and Cambridge – A Tale of Two Cities – a Martyr Worthy Lecture

  Dr John Davies is a particularly welcome guest in the Valley.  He has spoken to us twice before in his specialist area – architecture.  After 34 years practising medicine in Winchester, he knows us very well and knows exactly … Continue reading

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The World in Conflict – a Martyr Worthy Lecture by John Andrews

This evening another fascinating talk in an excellent series of the 2016/17 Martyr Worthy lectures.  This time the speaker (who was introduced by John Lang and Revd Rebecca Fardell) was John Andrews a senior contributing editor for the Economist. An … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Lectures – the Dutch Golden Age

On Tuesday 15th November, Revd Amanda Denniss introduced the first of this series of Martyr Worthy lectures, given by Rear Admiral John Lang.  It was a packed house in Itchen Abbas Village Hall to hear this very popular speaker talk … Continue reading

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