Events

Each year there are a number of regular events which we put on to raise funds and to have fun. To find out more of what’s coming up, please use the link on the right to the current Newsletter.

Some things coming up for March….

First a York Lent Course based on the lyrics from the musical Jesus Christ Superstar!!

Also a Lent Lunch when we have a Bring and Share Lunch at St Saviour’s Community Centre with a short talk by Stephen Collas about Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association, which is our Lenten Charity this year.

WEBSITE lunch poster 2020

Also we kick of our Concert Series 2020 on 8th March at 7.30pm….

 

Our REMEMBRANCE Events…….

Last year we had 4 delightful Chelsea Pensioners come to our annual Tea Party. Always such fun! The church was packed with not only masses of poppies but also  around 120 people!

A wonderful community event ! Several of the island’s residential and nursing homes attended with some of their residents, who thoroughly enjoyed the tea.

The display this year was greatly enhanced  by the loan of some stunning watercolours done by Peter Burkhardt’s grandfather, Major Valentine Burkhardt DSO, and painted in 1917/ 1918. If you haven’t seen them yet please do come into church and look at the poppy display, the paintings and also an installation in the side chapel of details of the names on our Memorial.

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We also had a marvellous concert by GWMVC which attracted over 125 folk. We ran out of glasses but not wine ! Fabulous singing and a marvellous retiring collection of £820 was donated and will be split equally between church and the choir’s choice of charity for this year which is Ron Short Centre.

Thank you to all who attended and gave so generously.WEBSITE A4 poster GWMVC 8 Nov 2019

In October we had our Harvest Festival..Have a look at the slideshow of all the gorgeous flower arrangements that filled the church with beauty and a wonderful smell too..

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WELL DONE TEAM ST SAVIOUR’S!!!

Our ever popular REVEL was  a fabulous afternoon in glorious sunshine. A lovely atmosphere with some old fashioned games such as Splat the Rat and a Coconut Shy! The revived plant/ veg stall was very popular as were all the stalls.

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the REVEL such an amazing day.

Those who helped before the event boosting Raffle ticket sales, (total sales for the Raffle was a staggering £4,350), those who erected tents and shifted furniture, those who made cakes, fed the hungry hordes be it BBQ, ice creams or scones. In fact to all who worked so hard on the day and made each and every game and stall a huge success and helped to bring in the fantastic total of just under £7,000. A fabulous Country Fair with a wonderful community atmosphere. Yes a tiring  day, but so  worthwhile.. THANK YOU !!!!

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Flower festival 2019 opened with an amazing concert by  THE ACCIDENTALS.

Surrounded by 27 stunning Flower Displays we heard a wonderful mixture of songs,  a cappela style, many being compositions by Lydia Pugh. Just marvellous ! With a standing ovation at the end. What an evening!

If you were not there you missed a real treat!!

BUT they will be back to open next year’s Flower Festival so make a note

NOW in your diary for 8pm on Wednesday 10th JUNE 2020.

Please see below the slideshow of the arrangements and the exhibition of photos by Spectrum Photographic club.

 

 

 

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