Category Archives: UTX

UTX Sunday Social

UTX met on Sunday evening (9th September) at St. John’s for their first UTX Social evening of the new school year. The evening started with an ice breaker which also allowed a chance for everyone to catch up on what … Continue reading

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UTX Barbecue 2018 by Kelly Gibson

On Sunday 8th July UTX our Valley Youth Group met for their July Social meeting, their final meeting before breaking up for the summer holidays. The Mezgers kindly offered their beautiful garden for an end of term BBQ. The UTXers … Continue reading

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UTX day with the Stewards Trust in Itchen Valley by Kelly Gibson

On Saturday, with very kind hospitality from Andrew and Katherine Impey, some of our UTXers met for a day led by Beth and Liv from The Stewards Trust The Stewards Trust website. The day started by chatting and getting to … Continue reading

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UTX Day with the Stewards Trust 12th May 2018 at Chilland House

UTXers! This is going to be seriously cool……Come join Liv, Beth and friends from the Stewards’ Trust at Chilland House, Martyr Worthy on Saturday 12th May 2018 from 10-4pm for a day of fun, games and getting to know each … Continue reading

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UTX social Sunday 11th February 2018

Its half term and as the mountains of Europe ring to the sound of Itchen Valley teenagers pelting down the slopes, we had a slightly quieter UTX this Sunday than in January.  However we had fun.  Kelly and Mike had … Continue reading

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UTX doubles….

Well perhaps not quite doubled….but we were 17 teenagers at our film night last night at St John’s.  Kelly and Mike had prepared a wonderful evening for all the UTXers with a movie projected onto a large screen, the large … Continue reading

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UTX Social Christmas Cards and Decorations

10 of our UTXers turned up despite the freezing temperatures outside to make Christmas decorations and cards in a very warm St John’s Itchen Abbas – thank you to our verger Vernon Tottle! This was the last UTX social evening … Continue reading

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UTX Social: Painting, Games and the End of the World

UTX met on Sunday evening at St John’s and had a lot of fun painting, eating popcorn and playing games.  Really good fun for all involved. And then we came to the end of the world. In our 30 minute … Continue reading

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UTX starts the Autumn Term 2017

Our amazing UTXers have started the term by getting ready for harvest – by making harvest loafs for all our churches – in the shape of a sheaf with beaten egg as glue and plaits and mice in dough – … Continue reading

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UTX Evening in Hollywood….

UTX spent last night in Hollywood – or the Hollywood Bowl Eastleigh at any rate…bowling. It was really good fun to get together just before everyone leaves for summer holidays.  Friendships were strengthened between those no longer at the same … Continue reading

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UTX Social – Bonfire and Pentecost with Sara and Richard Mason

The UTXers were at Sara and Richard Mason’s house last night for an amazing evening of bonfire roasting of sausages, popcorn and marshmallows….really good fun.  Thank you so much Sara and Richard and to the group leaders Mike and Kelly … Continue reading

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UTX – What’s happening in 2017

We have arranged an exciting programme for our young people again this year. Here is the programme so you can get the dates in your diaries! utx-programme-2017 UTX for young people in year 7 and above. If you would like … Continue reading

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Making Christingles 2016

A group of willing helpers kindly gathered in St John’s this morning to make the Christingles for tomorrow’s service. Getting nice and sticky…and resisting the temptation to eat the sweets…everyone worked hard to get 118 Christingles made. Children of Itchen … Continue reading

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A wedding cake fit for a king

Some of our young people were very creative this afternoon and made this beautiful cardboard wedding cake for the All Age Service tomorrow. Why not come to St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy at 10am to see it for yourself and discover … Continue reading

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UTX get ready for Harvest Festival

It turns out that watching The Great British Bake Off was good preparation for last night’s UTX. Our young people began our parish preparations for Harvest festival by making a special harvest loaf for each of our four churches. The … Continue reading

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