Past events and activities

Organ Concert

Glynn Stackhouse

When: Mon July 11

Talk – God’s House in Ewelme

Dr John Goodall

When: Tue October 11

EWELME ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Bring an item for valuation by Simon Jones of Jacobs & Jones, Auctioneers. Saturday 24th March in the Village Hall at 7.30 p.m. (doors open at 6.30p.m.) Tickets £15 each, to include a ploughman's style supper, are available from Ewelme Village Store

When: Sat March 24

Friends Party

All Friends and guests are warmly welcomed to our first party. Tickets, £15, can be purchased from:
Chips Gell - 825826, Jill Butchart - 837545, or from Ewelme Village Store

When: Fri August 31
Where: Ewelme Church

Henry VIII: A life of building ...

from Ewelme to Windsor. A talk by Dr. Jonathan Foyle, historian and broadcaster, well known for his BBC TV series 'Climbing Great Buildings'. Tickets £15 from Ewelme Village Store, or from Chips Gell (01491 825826) or Jill Butchart (01491 837545)

When: Fri October 12
Where: Ewelme Church

Ewelme's History - A Look at the The National Archive

A talk by Oliver Morley, Chief Executive and Keeper:

A light-hearted explanation of how the official archive of the UK Government works

When: Fri March 8
Where: Ewelme Village Hall

Orlando Jopling Cello Concert

Orlando Jopling, cellist, will be giving a concert in Ewelme Church. Tickets - £15 each, to include a glass of wine - from Ewelme Village Store, Chips Gell 01491 835262 or Jill Butchart 01491 837545. See also www.cellopilgrimage.co.uk

When: Fri October 11
Where: Ewelme Church

A thousand years of Ewelme: new work by the Victoria County History

A talk by Dr Simon Townley about the VCH research into the history of Ewelme. Tickets, £10 each, to include a glass of wine, can be obtained from Deborah Whitfeld (835262), Jill Butchart (837545) or from Ewelme Village Store (from February).

When: Fri February 28
Where: Ewelme Church

Ewelme in 1914: Peace and War

A talk by Dr Kate Tiller (who also wrote the new guide to the church). Tickets £15, to include drinks and food, available from Deborah Whitfeld at The Hyde, Ewelme OX10 6HP (01491 835262) and Ewelme Village Store from mid September

When: Fri October 17
Where: Ewelme Church

The Band of Music - Recital

This recital, by a group of young musicians specialising in early music and playing on baroque and classical instruments, will include Purcell and Mozart.
Tickets are £15 each from Ewelme Village Store, Sally Fehr (824822) or Deborah Whitfeld (83526

When: Fri February 13 - Sun January 11
Where: Ewelme Church

A Musical Evening with the People’s Ukulele Brigade

A Musical Evening with the People’s Ukulele Brigade directed by Sam Brown.

Tickets will cost £10 each to include a glass of wine.

For further information, contact Deborah Whitfeld on 01491 835262 or e-mail: friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri October 16 - Sat October 17

Three Pressed Men pre-Christmas Concert - 11th December 2016

Three Pressed Men will give a pre-Christmas Concert on Friday 11th December at 7.30 p.m. in the Church. They will sing traditional English songs and tunes with attitude. Tickets cost £10 each to include a glass of wine and eats and are available from Ewelme Village Store or via our e-mail.

When: Fri December 11

Professor Orme to describe life in early English schools in the 15C – 4th March 2016

On Friday 4th March 2016, in Ewelme Church, Professor Nicholas Orme will give a talk entitled ‘Going to school in the fifteenth century’. Professor Orme is an expert on early education and he will describe life at Ewelme School and other early English schools. Tickets will cost £10 each and are available from Ewelme Store or by emailing friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com. Please e-mail friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com for further details.

When: Fri March 4

Thames Valley Chorus - Male voice choir

We are holding a concert with the Thames Valley Chorus, a male voice choir who sing in Barbershop style and perform a wide range of popular music.

Tickets cost £10 each to include wine and nibbles.
For further information and to reserve tickets: please e-mail friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri October 14

Benson and its links with Ewelme

We welcome the return of Dr. Simon Townley, who will give a talk entitled ‘Benson and its links with Ewelme.
Tickets will cost £10 each to include wine and eats.
For further information and to reserve tickets: please e-mail friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri March 17

Performance by Chaconne Brass ensemble

Chaconne Brass, a brilliant and versatile ensemble, will perform a diverse programme of music.
Tickets cost £15, including a glass of wine and eats, if bought before the evening. For further information, please email: friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri October 13

Music from the Jericho Choir

Friday 9th March at 7.30 p.m. in the Church: the Jericho Choir, based in Oxford, will perform a wide range of music – jazz, folk, pop, classical and more – in a very entertaining concert.
Tickets cost £10 each to include a glass of wine. Available from Ewelme Village Store, Derry's Den in Benson or please email friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri March 9

Jones & Jacobs - Antiques Roadshow

An Antiques Roadshow with Simon Jones of the Auctioneers Jones & Jacobs
More details to follow.

When: Fri October 5

Ukelele Band Concert

We are holding a concert with Sam Brown and her fabulous Ukulele Band on Friday 10th May at 7.30 p.m. in the Church. Tickets will cost £10 each to include a glass of wine and will be available from early March by emailing friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com or from Ewelme Village Store.

When: Fri May 10 - Mon January 28

Moonrakers concert in Ewelme Church

We are holding a concert with the Moonrakers, a talented group of four musicians from Oxford who will perform both traditional and contemporary folk music: moonrakerscelticmusic@gmail.com

Tickets cost £15 each and include a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Ewelme Village Store, Derry’s Den, Benson or by email: friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri October 11
Where: Ewelme Church

‘From Gravestones to Graffiti’, an illustrated talk by Nigel Rees

‘From Gravestones to Graffiti’, an illustrated talk by Nigel Rees, the writer and Radio 4 host. Friday 24th April at 7.30 p.m. in Ewelme Village Hall. Tickets will cost £12 each and include a glass of wine and eats and will be available from Ewelme Shop, Derry’s Den, Benson or by email: friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri April 24

Digging For Gold - illustrated talk by Martin Cook

‘Digging for Gold’ - an illustrated Talk by Martin Cook, a R.H.S. Gold Medal Winner and stone carver together with the opening of the Flower Festival.

6.30 p.m: The opening of the Flower Festival when wine and refreshments will be served followed by the Talk at 7.30 p.m.
Tickets cost £15 each and will be available from Ewelme Village Store and Derry’s Den, Benson. For more details please email friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Fri September 24
Where: Ewelme Church

The Flower Festival ‘Combined Harvest’

The floral displays throughout the church will feature a variety of different harvests arranged by a group of local florists.
The Flower festival is on Sat 25th & Sunday 26th 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Entrance £2 for adults.
The Harvest Festival Service will take place at 11.00 a.m. on Sunday 26th September.

When: Sat September 25 - Sun September 26
Where: Ewelme Church

From Gravestones to Graffiti - Nigel Rees

Friday 19th November at 7.30. in Ewelme Village Hall.
‘From Gravestones to Graffiti.’ A talk by Nigel Rees, Radio 4 broadcaster.

More details to follow.

When: Fri November 19
Where: Ewelme Village Hall

‘Spring Serenade’ Concert

Performed by Minerva:
Polly Armitage - Flute
Heather Birt - Viola
Jennifer Hil - Harp

To include works by Elgar, Debussy and Vaughan Williams

Tickets: £15
From Ewelme Village Store, Derry’s Den and friends.of.ewelme.church@gmail.com

When: Sat April 2

Farming in Ewelme

An Illustrated Talk by Sally Stocking and Philip Chamberlain as part of the Festival of Ewelme

Tickets: £5 (available on the door)

When: Sun June 5
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