Dates for your Diary 2019

Friday 11th October THANK GOD FOR FRIDAYS 6.30 St Mary's Shroton Please see 'Whats On section for more details

Saturday 12th October 10am till midday at Shroton Village Hall 'A demonstration in Water Colour' presented by Sue Bates our local Artist £5 entrance fee proceeds in aid of the Shroton Church Organ restoration appeal. (refreshments provided)

Friday, 18th October  JO BURT - ACOUSTIC BY CANDLELIGHT at The Parish Church of          St Andrew, Fontmell Magna,                                                                                                               Jo Burt has been a professional musician and songwriter for over 40 years, having performed with Freddie Mercury, The Troggs, Black Sabbath etc. However, The Acoustic by Candlelight concert at Fontmell is far removed from heavy rock!  Jo now presents a show with stories from his time touring and recording with some of the biggest names in music, illustrated on an acoustic guitar with a backing group and special lighting effects.                                        Previous events have been sell-outs and described as 'magical', 'extraordinary' and 'phenomenal'. – Not to be missed, then!                                                                                            Tickets £10 in advance from Fontmell Magna Village Shop; Shaftesbury Tourist Information Centre; by phone from David (of Bedchester) 01747 811176 or online at (search Jo Burt). Tickets at door £13.  Doors open 6.30 for Bar, raffle tickets and to grab the best seats!     Did I mention the raffle which will include a 1966 bottle of Baron de Sigognac Armagnac?             The proceeds are in aid of Accessibility improvements at St Andrew's church

Saturday 26th October 7.30pm St Mary Parish Church Shroton ' The work of a Coroner' presented by Mr Michael Johnston - Tickets £8 Contact Jill Sutcliffe 01258 861933 proceeds in aid of the Shroton Church Organ restoration appeal.(Cheese and wine on arrival)

Wednesday 13th November 7.30pm St Mary Parish Church Shroton 'Flying to Africa, North America and the Himalayas in a single engine Cessna presented by Mr James Gibson-Fleming. tickets £8 contact Jill Sutcliffe 01258 861933 proceeds in aid of the Shroton Church Organ restoration appeal.(Cheese and wine on arrival)   

Festival of All Souls Saturday 2nd November, 7pm, at St Mary's Iwerne Minster.  You are warmly invited to this service in which our dearly departed will be remembered, their names read out and a candle lit.  If you wish for someone to be remembered please email The Revd. David John (see link below)       

Advent Series 2019 -  These sessions will consist of a Biblical study led by one our Clergy Team, 12 noon at St Mary's Parish Church, Shroton and each presentation will be followed by a lunch of Home made Soup and Bread.

Dr Clair Amos 4th December - "Glimmers of Glory - Advent Motifs in the Gospel of John"              The Revd. Chris Jervis 11th December - "The Jewishness of the Fourth Gospel and how important Old Testament  scriptures find their fulfillment in John's account"                                    The Revd. David John 18th December - "John's understanding of the 'Coming Ministry of the Holy Spirit' as set out in John chapters 14-16

All Welcome: