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Upcoming Events

We are delighted to host a Gospel Day with Karen Gibson (Karen's choir recently sang at the Royal Wedding in Windsor).

 

 
 

Join us on Saturday 29th September 2018 travelling by coach from Balcombe to the interesting town of Windsor and its Castle. The Castle andSt George’s Chapel have been in the news recently for the Wedding of PrinceHarry and Meghan Markle – see where it all happened! Have your own opportunity to experience the wonder of the largest and oldest continuallyinhabited castle which has witnessed so much of this country’s history andpageantry having been home to 39 monarchs since William the Conqueror. Many of our former monarchs have been laid to rest in the chapel including King Henry VIII, King Charles I and the Queen Mother & Princess Margaret. The castle experienced a serious fire in 1992 and was lovingly and beautifully restored by traditional craftsmen – see the results for yourself. The town of Windsor is on the banks of the River Thames and has some lovely shops and places to find refreshment – there will be time to explore. Numbers are limited. Booking forms are available from Pennie Burton email:desmondandpennie@gmail.com. Don’t delay!

 

On Sunday September 16th at 4pm, Balcombe will have a chance to unite to

remember and celebrate its role in World War One. Using the beautiful

murals in the Victory Hall as our inspiration, we will have a chance to reflect

on the events and join in the old war time favourite songs and hear afresh the

part Balcombe played in the Great War. With contributions from Balcombe

School, The Victory Players and St Mary’s Choir, you will not want to miss

this. So, dig out your old kit bag and join us at 3.00pm on September 16th

in The Victory Hall. Tickets available from July.

 

PARISH BBQ SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018

Date: August 19, 2018

Please join us for our annual Parish BBQ.  To be held in the Parish Room, Balcombe from 12noon.

Enquiries via balcombe.stmarys@gmail.com.

 

Recent Events

Birchanger Open Gardens 2018

Date: May 5, 2018

Saturday 05th May from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
Dogs on leads welcome
Free parking
Tombola
Refreshments
Wheelchair access
Birchanger is on the B2110, two miles EAST of Handcross, and two miles WEST of B2036, near Cowdray Arms pub.
 

St George's Songs of Praise at 6pm

Date: April 22, 2018

Songs of Praise Service on Sunday 22nd April at 6pm for St George’s Day. 

 

Mothers' Union Coffee Morning

Date: April 14, 2018

14th April 2018 - Parish Room

 

 

MOZART REQUIEM

A candlelit performance by

Coro Nuovo

and Music Director Andrew Rees

Saturday 17th March 2018 – 7.15pm

St Mary’s Church, Balcombe

 

Tickets :  £12.50 (Concessions £10.00)

available from :

Shop :  Threads, Balcombe

Email : tickets@coronuovo.org.uk

Phone : 07740 946276

Web : coronuovo.org.uk/online-tickets 

 

QUIET DAY - FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2018

Date: February 9, 2018

Parish Quiet Day  - February 9th 2018

 
 
 
 
 

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Haywards Heath Road
Balcombe
West Sussex RH17 3PA
Tel: +44(0)1444 811249

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