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Christmas Tree Festival

It was lovely to see the Charity Christmas Tree Festival fully up and running this year and it proved to be a great success. Thanks are due to everyone who contributed – to all the organisations who participated by decorating a tree, to the many volunteers who helped to serve refreshments & run the fundraising …

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Defibrillator

Many of you will have noticed the arrival of a defibrillator which is housed in a yellow cabinet mounted on the front wall of the Parish Rooms. This enhancement to community safety has, to the large part, been most generously funded by an anonymous donor. Grateful thanks are also due to The London Hearts Charity …

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Christmas cards for sale

Church Christmas cards are now available to purchase. This year’s card features a painting of St Annes Parish Church by local artist, Ronald Haber. A pack costs £5 and contains eight cards and envelopes. These are available in church from Susan McMahon or contact her on 01253 723280 to arrange collection or delivery. All profits go to church …

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HM Queen Elizabeth

It was with great sadness that the country heard today that HM Queen Elizabeth II had died. On her 21st birthday she said, “I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service”, and she was true to her word.  The Acting Bishop of …

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Heritage Day 2022

The Church will be open for general viewing, on Saturday 17th September, from 11.00pm to 4.30pm. Come and visit this fine Grade II listed building. See the WW1 Memorial Chapel, the RNLI ‘Laura Jane’ Memorial, and the famous St Annes Heritage Mural, which tells the story of St Annes on the Sea from 1873 to …

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The Blue Magnolia Jazz Band

The Blue Magnolia Jazz Band will be presenting an evening of well-known jazz favourites in Church on Saturday 20th August at 7.00pm. Tickets, including a drink, cost £10 and are available from the Parish Office or on the door. More details can be found here.

Patronal Festival

On Tuesday 26th July we celebrate the feast of St Anne. Tradition holds that St Anne is the mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary. There is no mention of Anne in the bible but non-biblical books from the early Christian centuries acknowledge Mary’s parents as Joachim and Anne. The church celebrates her feast day, along …

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Chorale Amici concert

Chorale Amici are delighted to be returning to St Anne’s Parish Church for their next concert, the first one since February 2020! “Light Beyond Shadow” takes place on Sunday 3rd July at 3.00 pm. The concert is conducted by Alistair MacKenzie and we are also very pleased to welcome back our soprano soloist, Vicky Little …

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