Category Archives: Activities

Open the Book at Itchen Abbas Primary School

Its been a busy week for the relationship between our local primary school Itchen Abbas Primary School and Itchen Valley Parish.  On Monday we held the school Harvest Festival Service at St John’s Itchen Abbas – the church was packed … Continue reading

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UTX Stargazing Evening by Kelly Gibson

John and Elizabeth Bouldin kindly hosted us for our November Social, and 18 UTXers came along to find out more about our night sky. Cloud kept the beautiful Itchen Valley night sky under wraps for most of the evening but … Continue reading

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Money Management Course by Christians against poverty

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Harvest Lunch Sunday 29th September 2019

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CAMEO 100 lunch by Revd Alex Pease

What fun we had!  With tri-colour bunting across the church and our tables bedecked like a Parisian cafe, both guests and helpers turned up dressed like the cast of ‘Allo ‘Allo for our 100th CAMEO lunch.  Nora had prepared and … Continue reading

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UTX Summer Barbecue 2019

What could be better for a group of 11 year old primary school leavers than to spend an evening tearing round the beautiful gardens of Chilland House?  Yes, on Sunday night we had the UTX summer BBQ at which the … Continue reading

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Summer Barn Dance & Hog Roast – NEXT SATURDAY

Summer Barn Dance & Hog Roast – NEXT SATURDAY – Saturday 29th June 2019, 7-11pm at Graces Farm Martyr Worthy. Band, bar and raffle – Adults £15, children aged 10 and under £10.  Raising funds for Itchen Valley Churches and … Continue reading

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The Way of the Cross 2019

Praying for a dry day for Good Friday starts sometime after Christmas; around the same time I start praying for someone to play Jesus in our annual pageant of the Passion in Martyr Worthy.  Both prayers were brilliantly answered today, … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral – Bell Ringing

Ringing for Notre Dame – call to action Following the devastating fire at the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris yesterday afternoon (15th April), the Archbishops of Canterbury & York and Prime Minister Teresa May have asked for bells at churches and … Continue reading

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Lent Lunch Tomorrow at St John’s Church

Please do come along to Lent Lunch tomorrow at 11.45am – 2pm for a simple lunch of homemade soup, bread and cheese.  Everybody is welcome and there will be toys and space for the children to play. The funds raised … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Fun by Tim Clapp

The Ark held their pancake party at St Johns, Itchen Abbas on Tuesday 5thMarch.  Over 30 children attended from the local area and were entertained with a variety of craft activities organised by James and Verity Greig such as making … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Next Tuesday

Please do come along to our Pancake Party next Tuesday at 4.30pm – 6pm at St John’s Church, Itchen Abbas.  Lots of fun games and activities and of course lots of delicious pancakes to decorate and enjoy – everybody welcome! … Continue reading

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UTX Social Evening 10th February

UTX met on Sunday for their monthly Social evening. This month we started with an ice breaker followed by a quiz night. Two teams competed against each other answering questions about science, sport, geography, television and film, the local area … Continue reading

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UTX Social

The annual UTX Movie Night was once again a popular event. The chairs were pushed back and the UTXers bought along bean bags and cushions to sit and relax on whilst watching a film and eating pizza. We watched Wonder, … Continue reading

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All New All Age Worship – Sunday 6th January 10am

This Sunday, 10am at St Mary’s Church, Easton Relaxed family friendly service with band. It’s Epiphany so children come along dressed as wise men or kings to give your presents to Jesus.

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