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400th Anniversary of Great Ringing Day
Weekend, 10th - 11th June 2023, the bell ringers of St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden, will once again celebrate “Great Ringing Day” (GRD). This event is held annually and results from a bequest by Thomas Turner, a local mercer and benefactor
Latest copy of our Parish News. This edition will also be available in print at the back of the church and in the tourist office.
The churches of St Mary’s Saffron Walden and Wendens Ambo invite you to apply for the Michael Swindlehurst Organ Scholarship worth £752 plus lessons. The closing date for applications is 21 June 2023
Anna Lapwood Organ Concert on Saturday 1 July 2023 at 3.00pm
Anna Lapwood - Organist, Conductor and Broadcaster. Director of Music, Pembroke College Cambridge. Resident organist at the Royal Albert Hall. At St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden. Free with a retiring collection. No need to book.
Ring for the King
Ringing of church bells for the Coronation of King Charles III If you were anywhere near a church on Coronation weekend, you might have heard the bells being rung in celebration.
Music Opportunities at St Mary's
Taster sessions on Friday 9th June for those interested in joining our junior choirs to find out more. Also details of St Mary's Music Association Bursary for aspiring musicians.
Youth Trip to Dreaming The Impossible Summer 2023
A group of 18 young people and leaders from Aftershock and Saffron Walden Community Church are raising funds to get them to the Dreaming the Impossible Summer Youth Conference 29 July - 3 August 2023
St Mary's Saffron Walden Annual Church Meetings 7th May 2023
This year’s Annual Church Meetings will be held in St Mary's Church Saffron Walden after the 10.30am service on Sunday 7th May at 12.00 noon. Do read the Annual Review which gives a good account of what has been happening in the last year.
Aftershock Programme Summer 2023
Aftershock is for 11-18 year olds and meets on Sundays in the Parish Rooms, from 7.00 to 8.30pm during term time. It is a chance to socialise, learn and enjoy each other’s company and there’s normally food involved!
Friends of the Parish Church - Latest Newsletter
View our latest Newsletter which shows what we have been up to during the last year and plans for the future. We have a mission to fulfil the duty that is ours of preserving this Church in all its beauty for those who come after .
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