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Friends of St. Peter’s, Henfield, Summer Event Friday 12th August

The Friends of St. Peter’s, Henfield, Summer event takes place this Friday 12th August at 7:00PM in the Garden room at the Henfield Hall.

Tickets cost £12:50 and include a generous buffet, wine or soft drinks and the opportunity to play croquet or boules if the weather is kind. There will be a raffle and quizzes and of course, good company! If you would like to try croquet or boules, we will be open from 6:30pm and John Croft and Stephen Dexter will be happy to show you the ropes or even set up a competition. There will be prizes for the winning table at the quizzes and if there’s a proper game of croquet and boules something to reward the team.
Please ring the ticket line on 01273 492294 or visit Village Care to buy your tickets by Wednesday 10th at the latest.

Choral Evensong at St Giles’ Shermanbury. Sunday 31st July.

For those who enjoy the sung service of Evensong from the Book of Common Prayer come to stunning little church of St.Giles’ Shermanbury on Sunday 31st July. The service starts at 5.30pm and will be followed by Pimms or wine. A perfect Summer’s evening.

Service of remembrance for the Battle of Jutland and the Battle of the Somme.



Revd Paul will be leading a service of remembrance on Thursday the 30th June at 8pm at the Henfield War Memorial, Cagefoot Lane, to commemorate the sacrifice of those men of Henfield who died at the Battle of Jutland which took place between 31st May and 1st June 1916 and the Battle of the Somme which was fought between the 1st July and the 18th November 1916. All are welcome to attend.

Join us in celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Sunday 12th June at St. Peter’s Henfield.

Queen Elizabeth II visits a new maternity ward at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage.


This weekend see Henfield celebrate Gardens & Arts when St.Peter’s will be open for teas and other special events. On Sunday 12th  June there will be a special celebratory service to mark the Queens 90th birthday which will be held in the Vicarage Garden (in a marquee) at 10.00am.  After the service there will be a BBQ at Midday  drinks and burgers/sausages  will be available  at £1.50 and drinks at £1.00. Profits will be donated to the Henfield Haven who provide services for older people within the community.

Inside St Peter’s Church, Henfield, throughout June there will also be a special exhibition celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday.

9am – 5pm

Key Events in the Queen’s Life.

Historical Timeline showing how Henfield has changed during the Queen’s lifetime.

Words & Pictures demonstrating how the church is still at the heart of the community.

Over the weekend of 11/12 June during Henfield’s Festival of Gardens & Arts, visitors to the Queen’s 90th Birthday Exhibition can listen to recordings of our very own nonagenarian, Reg Saunders, with his fascinating memories of how life used to be in Henfield when he was young.

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