Monday, 14 October 2019

November and beyond events

NOVEMBER
Sunday 3rd November: FREE EXCHANGE CAFE - Fresh croissants, coffee, newspapers,
friendly conversation and the exchange table. Children's story-telling with Ros (11 am).
10.30 - 12 noon Church LAST CAFÉ OF 2019
Tuesday 5th November: GUY FAWKES NIGHT! Parade of Guys, Fireworks, Bonfire.
From 6.30pm Five Bells
Sunday 10th November: REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: Ceremony and Service. Tea, coffee
and bacon butties at 10 am in the church!
10.45 am War Memorial, followed by short service in Church.
Saturday 16th November: VILLAGE BARN DANCE following on the huge success of last
year. Callers and musicians from the Wyld Band. Bring and Share Finger Food Buffet
Supper. Great fun for dancers and non-dancers alike. £5 on the door; proceeds to The
Friends of St Candida. Details from Briony (01297 489546). 7 for 7.30 pm Village Hall
Monday 25th November: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY, showing The Eagle Huntress.

6.45 pm Village Hall



LOOKING FURTHER AHEAD............
Sunday 15th December: SHORT & SWEET FAMILY SERVICE: A jolly, half hour get-
together for children, their parents and anyone who just enjoys it! We’ll be ‘following

the star’ and making fantastic stars and star-shaped biscuits. 11am, Church
Monday 16th December: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY, Film to be confirmed.
6.45 pm Village Hall
Thursday 19th December: CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT The traditional Christmas
service of Lessons and Carols for Choir and Congregation, with the Whitchurch
Occasional Choir. Mince pies and mulled wine to follow! A HIGHLIGHT OF THE
VILLAGE YEAR. 7pm Church.

Monday, 23 September 2019

October events

OCTOBER

Sunday 6th October: FREE EXCHANGE CAFE - Fresh croissants, coffee, newspapers,
friendly conversation and the exchange table. Children's story-telling with Ros (11 am).
10.30 - 12 noon Church

Saturday 12th October: DECORATE THE CHURCH for Harvest Festival: Bring flowers,
fruit and vegetables for the decorations or join us for coffee and a chat. 10 am Church

Sunday 13th October: HARVEST SONGS OF PRAISE 11 am Church

Friday 18th October: GRAND QUIZ NIGHT by The Friends of St Candida. Lots of
prizes, Raffle, Licensed Bar. Great fun in a good cause. Teams of four – call Alan (01297
489055 or alan.woody@gmail.com) 6.30 for 7pm Village Hall

Monday 21st October: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY, showing Enigma.
6.45 pm, Village Hall

Sunday 27th October: CHORAL EVENSONG, with the Whitchurch Occasional Choir,
6pm Church LAST CHORAL EVENSONG OF THE YEAR

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Free Exchange Cafe October

The popular Free Exchange Café is open on Sunday, the 6th of October from 10.30 to 12 noon, in the Church at Whitchurch Canonicorum.

Enjoy freshly-brewed coffee, tea, croissants and pastries straight from the oven. Catch up with friends and neighbours, or browse the Sunday papers. Come for ten minutes or stay for an hour. 

Ros will be hosting the Children's Corner 

The Free Exchange Table is open, too. Bring something you no longer need, take something away if you like it or both or neither - whichever you choose, no money changes hands. Plants and Produce are always welcome. 

There's no charge for the Cafe (but feel free to leave a donation).

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Free exchange cafe September

The popular Free Exchange Café is open on Sunday, the 1st of September from 10.30 to 12 noon, in the Church at Whitchurch Canonicorum.

Enjoy freshly-brewed coffee, tea, croissants and pastries straight from the oven. Catch up with friends and neighbours, or browse the Sunday papers. Come for ten minutes or stay for an hour. 

Ros will be hosting the Children's Corner 

The Free Exchange Table is open, too. Bring something you no longer need, take something away if you like it or both or neither - whichever you choose, no money changes hands. Plants and Produce are always welcome. 

There's no charge for the Cafe (but feel free to leave a donation).

Friday, 23 August 2019

August/September coming events


Sunday 25th August: CHORAL EVENSONG, with the Whitchurch Occasional Choir,
6pm Church
Monday 28th August: WHITCHURCH, MORCOMBELAKE & RYALL FLOWER AND
DOG SHOW: The annual extravaganza of local gardening and artistic talent plus fun and



SEPTEMBER
Sunday 1st September: FREE EXCHANGE CAFE - Fresh croissants, coffee, newspapers,
friendly conversation and the exchange table. Children's story-telling with Ros (11 am).
10.30 - 12 noon Church
Saturday 14 September: ANNUAL RIDE & STRIDE: Join us on foot, on bike, on a
tractor or on horse for a day out in aid of the Dorset Historic Churches Trust and our
own church. Sumptuous Afternoon Tea for all participants!
Details from Michael - 01297 489795

Sunday 15th September: SHORT & SWEET FAMILY SERVICE: A jolly, half hour get-
together for children, their parents and anyone who just enjoys it! We’ll be looking at

the food we eat and we will have a mini picnic, making a sandwich and having a drink.
Please bring a rug to sit on and if you have specific allergy needs your own food.
11am, Church
Monday 30th September: WHITCHURCH FILM SOCIETY, showing Apostasy
6.45 pm Village Hall

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Evensong this Sunday

THIS SUNDAY, 25th AUGUST, AT 6 PM

CHORAL EVENSONG  
at

ST CANDIDA AND HOLY CROSS
WHITCHURCH CANONICORUM

Introit: Thou knowest, Lord (Purcell)
Preces and Responses: Ayleward
Canticles: Wood in D
Anthem: O thou, the central orb (Wood)

The Whitchurch Occasional Choir, directed by 
Peter Lea-Cox

Organist: Richard Godfrey

Monday, 22 July 2019

This Wednesday - Sr George Somers Day Service

St Candida & Holy Cross

 Whitchurch Canonicorum



GEORGE SOMERS’ DAY THANKSGIVING SERVICE



3.30pm Wednesday 24th July 2019



A Service to give thanks for the historic link between the

people of Bermuda, Whitchurch Canonicorum,

Lyme Regis, Jamestown Virginia and Sir George Somers.

The Service will be followed by a Procession to Whitchurch War Memorial  for “The Cry from the Cross” 
and Afternoon Tea.