Category Archives: Fundraising

Coffee Morning in the Sunshine

Thank you to Sally and David Parker for hosting a lovely coffee morning today, thanks to everyone who helped and brought cakes along.  The sun shone and it was a lovely opportunity to meet friends and view the beautiful gardens … Continue reading

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Garden Coffee Morning – this Saturday

Sally and David Parker are kindly hosting a coffee morning in their garden at Abbey Cottage, Rectory Lane, Itchen Abbas on Saturday 23 April from 10.30am – 12.30pm Everyone is welcome, please let Beccy know if you are able to … Continue reading

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Garden Coffee Morning – Saturday 23 April

Sally and David Parker are kindly hosting a coffee morning in their garden on Saturday 23 April from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome, please let Beccy know if you are able to make a cake to be served on … Continue reading

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Flower Festival Sparkling Preview – Tickets now on sale

Thursday 16th June 2022 – 6.30 – 8.30 pm St Mary’s Church, Easton The Sparkling Preview is the Opening Event for the much anticipated Easton Flower Festival & Open Gardens weekend. During the evening guests will be able to sip sparkling wine and … Continue reading

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Letter from The Director of Operations of Winchester Diocese

To the PCC and Congregation of The Parish of The Itchen Valley, I am writing on behalf of the Bishop’s Council to sincerely thank your parish for meeting your requested contributions to the 2020 Common Mission Fund in full. This … Continue reading

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Fundraising from The Hollow by Revd. Alex Pease

Nick Owen has written to let me know that the Hollow raised £7500 for The MS Society, The Winchester Young Carers and Itchen Valley Churches.  Of this the church receives £2000.  This is a huge amount at a very difficult time … Continue reading

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The Hollow by Alex Pease

So many events have been postponed during this pandemic and its clear that there will be no Easton Pantomime this year, so it was a particular delight that we did not miss out on Anna McGowan’s wonderful production of Agatha … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Plant sale revised approach from Plant Sale Team

Today, acting quickly to adhere completely to the latest Government advice and after much consultation, the Committee of the Plant Sale have decided the following:- 1.      There will now be no visitors to Chilland House 2.      The kitchen garden at … Continue reading

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Bridge and Tea at Dymoke House Easton

  It looked like enormous fun.  From all over the parish and beyond ladies (and some gentlemen) gathered to play Bridge in the beautiful surroundings of Dymoke House to raise money for  St Mary’s Easton.  There were 16 tables of … Continue reading

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Easton Fete 2019

Gosh what a contrast from last year where the rain poured and poured….it was absolutely boiling hot.  I can well imagine that the idea of dressing up as a camel or a minion or one half of a pantomime horse … Continue reading

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Avington Car Boot Sale Sunday 14th July by Judy Thomas

Avington Car Boot Sale Just about everyone in the village in the run up to July 14 and on the day of the event, put in a huge effort to make the Car Boot Sale the resounding  success it was. … 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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Power in Russia – A Martyr Worthy lecture by Dr Andrew Monaghan

Russia is, as Winston Churchill famously said, ‘a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’.  We were very fortunate to have someone to speak to us in the Martyr Worthy lecture series last night who is in a good … Continue reading

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Michael Chance tells of his craft at Martyr Worthy Lectures

The Martyr Worthy lectures are always a delight:  drinks and delicious canapés and an opportunity to meet up with friends local and from afar, followed by a fascinating talk at Itchen Abbas and Avington Village Hall. Last night was particularly … Continue reading

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Intermezzo Opera presents The Marriage of Figaro at St John’s Church Itchen Abbas by Revd Alex Pease

Intermezzo Opera’s Marriage of Figaro St John’s Church Itchen Abbas 78 of us were crammed into the ever versatile space of St John’s Itchen Abbas on Saturday evening for the latest operatic delight from Intermezzo Opera Company – The Marriage of … Continue reading

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