Forthcoming Events

A CONCERT
Saturday 13th October 5.00pm – 7pm

at Holy Trinity, Forest Green
The Friends of Holy Trinity Forest Green invite you toto celebrate the works of Mozart, Bach, Vaughan Williams and others including music around the tune "Forest Green" played on our historic organ.

See the details on our poster

Quarter Peal Rung at Ewhurst
Saturday 20 October
St Peter & St Paul, Ewhurst

Following the successful full peal last weekend, there will be a quarter peal (1260 rounds - 40 mins) on 6 bells rung at 2.30pm on Saturday 20th October as part of the Guildford District Quarter Peal Day.   Two of the bells will be rung by our own ringers, Sue Henderson & Richard Thomason.

We welcome visitors and people interested in ringing to come to our practice sessions on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm.

 

Lighting the Way
Friday 26 October 4.30pm
St Peter and St Paul, Ewhurst

A family service for all ages,  to celebrate “Light” as an alternative to Halllow’een. You are encouraged to make lanterns that will be lit in the church and then carried  into the churchyard.  Here, there will be a bonfire, hot and cold drinks, hot dogs and QUIET fireworks for everyone to enjoy. We hope you can come!

Winter Warmer Lunches
Thursday 8, 15, 22 & 29 November at 12.30pm
The Wilson Room, Ewhurst

Your chance to have a delicious lunch of homemade soup, freshly cooked rolls, cheese, fruit and a cup of tea or coffee for just £5 … and to chat with friends at the same time. The proceeds from the lunches will be donated to BHA (British Humanitarian Aid) to help cover the cost of transporting our Harvest Gifts to Ukraine. Everyone  - and  friends – are  very welcome.

All Souls Service
Sunday 4 November, at 4.30pm
St Peter and St Paul, Ewhurst

A special service to remember loved ones who have died.  During the service, candles are lit in memory of those people. The choir is at this service and there will be music and readings to reflect this theme. A Book of Remembrance will be at the back of Ewhurst church from mid October for you to record the names of those you wish to be remembered at the service.

Please join us after the service for tea and cake in the Wilson Room

First World War Commemorative Walk in Ewhurst  Churchyard
Saturday 10th  November
Meet at the War Memorial at10.30am

This free guided walk will be organized by Janet Balchin, Ewhurst History Society.  It will be around the church, churchyard and war memorial to look at things connected with the First World War.  The walk takes about an hour and a half and involves some standing around and uneven ground.

Numbers on the Walk are  limited to 20 people – please register in advance with Janet Balchin 01483 277342  or e-mail ewhursthistory@btinternet.com

Find out more about Ewhurst and WWI by attending Ewhurst History Society meeting on Tuesday 20th  November at 8pm at the Ewhurst Baptist Church. Janet Balchin will be giving a talk on how the war years 1914 -1918 affected the community of Ewhurst.

Act of Remembrance
Sunday 11 November at 10.45am

Ewhurst War Memorial, outside St Peter and St Paul

The Act of Remembrance at the Village War Memorial includes the Reading of Names and the Two Minute Silence, concluding with the Trumpet Reveille and the laying of wreaths.  This part finishes just after 11 am, but you are very welcome to join us in the church for a special Remembrance Day service which begins at 11.15am.

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, we will be joined by the congregation of Ewhurst Baptist church. The collection taken at the service  is donated to the Royal British Legion

Race Night
Saturday 24 November at 7pm
Ewhurst Village Hall

Join us for an Evening at the Races compered by the racing commentator and author, Brough Scott.  After a homemade two course meal, you can test your luck on the horses as you try to pick the winners.  A licensed   bar   will be on hand to keep up your spirits whatever results you get. Nearer the time, you may get the chance to sponsor a horse – if it wins – you win a bottle of Bubbly. We will have more details on this later.

The room will have tables of eight, so if you have friends to join you, book a table now by contacting Jan Allen on allenplus@aol.com  or 01483 277287.  Tickets are £15pp and can also be bought individually.

All the money raised will go towards the upkeep of St Peter and St Paul church building