St Mary’s Spring Clean

It was all hands-on-deck as a team from St Mary’s descended upon the church and the resource centre to give it a good in-depth clean. It took all day to do the deep cleaning, with all the chairs being scrubbed and the blinds being taken down and cleaned, with many other cleaning activities undertaken which involved scrubbing and hoovering. The team were kept motivated with … Continue reading St Mary’s Spring Clean

Maytime Music Event at St Michael’s

Over half the tickets have been sold already; order yours now in case we sell out. See Shirley Burke or Stephen Hayes to get your name on the list. Closing date March 15th. Military Wives Choir The Marchword Military Wives Choir will be performing at Saint Michael’s Church on the 2nd May for the Maytime Music event. Make sure you don’t miss this wonderful event. … Continue reading Maytime Music Event at St Michael’s

Orlando Furioso performance at All Saints Church

Today the people of Thorney Hill were treated to a performance of Orland Furioso, with Hannah Ely as soprano and Harry Buckoke on the vilo de gamba (which is like a mini cello, yet it is fretted and more in-line with the lute family than the cello family – this information was provided by Harry). Orlando Furioso is a medieval poem, which has over 4000 … Continue reading Orlando Furioso performance at All Saints Church

Should auld acquaintance be forgot…

Happy new year! Last night the Benefice of Bransgore and Hinton celebrated a Kenyan New Year’s at St Mary’s, Bransgore. The countdown and singing of Auld Lang Syne took place at 21.00 (Kenyan time), allowing for those with children (or those who wanted to go to bed!) to celebrate the New Year with friends and family. There was plenty of hot-dogs and ice-creams, music and … Continue reading Should auld acquaintance be forgot…

A Delightful Carol Service at St Mary’s

Tonight was the St Mary’s carol service in Bransgore. The service began with the Children’s Choir singing the first verse of Once in Royal David’s City. The service was full of classic carols and readings from the Bible, with a great festive and informative talk from the vicar with a strong Christian message. The highlight of the night was the performances from the Choirs and … Continue reading A Delightful Carol Service at St Mary’s