Community and Fundraising Events Planned for 2018

  • A Concert to celebrate the refurbished organ and the magnificent acoustics of St. John's Church. Date to be arranged
  • The Produce Stall (and coffee) held under the Lych Gate of St. John's Church will run from 30th June until 1st September
  • Parish Breakfast held at Staplegrove Village Hall from 8.30 am until 11.30 am. Dates planned for 2018 are Saturday 3 March, 9 June and 10 November (with stalls)
  • Monthly Soup lunches held at 12 noon on the second Tuesday of the month at Staplegrove Village Hall from October to March (not December)
  • Monthly Tea and Chat held on a Thursday in St John's Church from April until September (not August). Dates to be confirmed

Why not put these dates in your diary. You will be very welcome!


Staplegrove Church Remembered

  • Our book "Staplegrove Church Remembered" will be available now,  contact Elizabeth on 284877 to reserve a copy
  • A bargain at £7.50
  • All profits to Church funds

The Staplegrove Selection

  • The Staplegrove Selection Recipe Book is available at the bargain price of £5
  • All profits for Church funds
  • To secure your copy contact Moira or Jim on 279686



News from fundraising events in 2017



The weekly Produce Stall held between June and September 2017 raised a magnificent £1703.95. 

  • Thank you to everyone who contributed to, bought produce from or ran the stall 


The Parish Breakfast with stalls, held on 23 November 2017 raised £505.17 in aid of the Organ Fund


The Bell Ringers raised £260 in aid of Children in Need in November 2017


The Coffee morning with produce stalls held at Staplegrove School on 14 October 2017 raised £250

  • £50 was given to the Brownies for the Children of the Caribbean Disaster Appeal
  • £50 for the Friends of Staplegrove School and £150 for Church funds.  
  • Thank you to those that contributed to the day by providing produce or attending the event or by helping including School Staff and Prefects and members of the Church



The Strollers' raised £55 for the 'Ride and Stride' Appeal on 9 September 2017


The family afternoon at Higher Yarde Farm raised almost £400 for the Church Reordering Fund on 9 July 2017. 

Thank you to Tom and Anita Harris for hosting the event