Category Archives: Fundraising

Avington Boot Sale 2018

What a totally brilliant idea!  A boot sale at Avington Park.  In the huge field beyond the haha in front of the house, dozens of cars were lined up to exchange the unwanted for the wanted and make some money … Continue reading

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Car Boot Sale at Avington Park Sunday 1st July 11am-3pm

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Martyr Worthy Gardens Open 2018

The sun was shining, the England football team had just thrashed Panama in the World Cup, the England cricket team beat the Aussies, the England Rugby team beat the South Africans and the gardens in Martyr Worthy were open – … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Gardens Open Sunday 24th June 2-6pm

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Duck Race by Gerry Stacey

A real scorcher of a day greeted us all at the Easton Duck Race. Unfortunately for health and safety reasons only the duck wranglers were allowed in the river although many of us (especially the children) would have loved to have joined them but had to make do with you know whose ice cream to keep cool. Continue reading

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Easton Duck Race Deadline TODAY by David Poole

DUCK RACE Please note that the deadline for reserving lunch at the Duck Race is today (Tuesday 22 May).  The application form for tickets is page 10 of the May Edition of Valley News. Spectators are welcome to arrive on the day. … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Plant Sale 2018

I knew that it was going to be a good year for the Martyr Worthy Plant sale when one lady (and her long suffering children) arrived a week early for the off! Some are attending the Martyr Worthy Plant Sale … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Plant Sale Saturday 21st April at Chilland House from 10-12

Just to let you know that (despite information to the contrary in our church newsletter Church Matters and previously on our website) the Martyr Worthy Plant sale is at Chilland House on Saturday from 10am until 12pm. Apologies. Alex

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Auction at Easton for the Itchen Valley Churches by Frits Janssen

The auction and supper organised by Vanessa Rosewell at Easton Village Hall on November 18th was a great success. The supper was organised by members of the DCC and the room, the food and general atmosphere for the 65 guests … Continue reading

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An excellent video by the Diocese of Winchester including an old friend of the Itchen Valley

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Mayhem at St Mary’s

We had mayhem at St Mary’s, Easton on Saturday night.  It’s July, it’s Wimbledon season and so it’s a time when we think about things British. And what could be more British than an amazing drinks with canapés in the … Continue reading

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Hay Fever by the Southwood Players – Opening Night 2017!

When people start saying ‘It’s all terribly British’ you know that they are not just talking about cucumber sandwiches and the Grenadier Guards…but about the mad behavior of British people, who (like the mad dogs and Englishmen who ‘go out … Continue reading

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Victor and Albert fund raising for St Mary’s Easton Development Fund

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Oxford and Cambridge – A Tale of Two Cities – a Martyr Worthy Lecture

  Dr John Davies is a particularly welcome guest in the Valley.  He has spoken to us twice before in his specialist area – architecture.  After 34 years practising medicine in Winchester, he knows us very well and knows exactly … Continue reading

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The World in Conflict – a Martyr Worthy Lecture by John Andrews

This evening another fascinating talk in an excellent series of the 2016/17 Martyr Worthy lectures.  This time the speaker (who was introduced by John Lang and Revd Rebecca Fardell) was John Andrews a senior contributing editor for the Economist. An … Continue reading

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