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Friday February 26th 2021

St Mary’s Festival Weekend

Friday 20th May 7.00pm Official Opening

Richard Stilgoe will officially open our Flower Festival. There will be a Welcome Reception with drinks and canapés. Poetry readings, chosen from those illustrated by the flower displays, will be read by members of our congregation and Richard will entertain us with a few of his own poems.  Tickets £5 from Valerie Muller (01883 742799) or on the door.


 The Flower Festival will be open all weekend. The choice of hymns/poems that are inspiring the arrangements are very exciting.

Saturday 21st May at 2.00pm Fete in the Churchyard
Look out for plants, home-made cakes and marmalades, Tombola, Friends of St Mary’s memorabilia, ice cream parlour, refreshments, second hand books and children’s toys, as well as games for the children to enjoy. Prepare your teddies for a very exciting adventure – Zip Wire for dare devil teddies.

Saturday 21st May at 7.30pm  Concert
A musical concert by the Reigate based choir Cantamus. A varied and inspirational programme of classical music for your pleasure. Refreshments. Tickets on the door £10.

Sunday 22nd May from 3pm  Teas
Delicious Cream teas in the churchyard will be available.

Sunday 22nd May at 6.00pm      Songs of Praise
Our Festival Weekend will close with a Songs of Praise, an opportunity to sing some of your favourite hymns which have inspired the Flower Festival.