The Vicar of Chalgrove, Revd Canon Ian Cohen, is retiring. At the Sung Eucharist service on Sunday morning 22nd July, Ian celebrated for the last time in St Mary’s church, accompanied by Revd Adam Stevenson, our Methodist Minister, and Revd Christopher Evans, who was present at Ian’s Induction service in St Mary’s on 19th May […] Read more

The Organ Recital by Dr Joseph Nolan on 19th May was another excellent demonstration of his virtuosity and the calibre of the instrument that we now have in our church. The church was full for the concert and over £400 was raised for the life and work of the church. Read more

This year’s Fayre was another thoroughly enjoyable event. The photo shows the crowd of people around the stands at midday and gives an idea of how busy things were. Jeanette and her team served over 50 lunches as well as copious drinks (mulled wine, tea, coffee and soft drinks too), cakes and mince pies, while […] Read more

This was truly an amazing event, attended by 76 people, which, as well as being a thoroughly enjoyable evening with wonderful food, raised £1,300 for the life and work of St Mary’s church. Many thanks to all who helped, and especially to organiser Jeanette and her veg chefs Maggie and Laura. Read more

The Harvest Flower Festival on the theme of “The Countries of the World in Bloom” was a great success and enjoyed by the many visitors who came to see it. Here are some of the displays that filled the church.   Read more

On the evening of 24th May 2017 we were treated to a choral concert of beautiful music by the Drury Touring Choir under their conductors James Davidson and Allin Sorenson. From the Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, USA, the choir were coming to the end of a two week tour in the UK. During rehearsals […] Read more

What a wonderful evening of music the Men in Blaque gave us on 4th July! From the moment they made their entrance to the evocative South African song Wana Baraka, to their encore and exit to the same song, they held their audience of some seventy people entranced by their strong voices, undoubted talent and […] Read more

The Church

The Church

The Church of England Parish of Chalgrove with Berrick Salome is in the Aston & Cuddesdon Deanery of the Diocese of Oxford

Friends of St Mary's

Friends of St Mary's

The Friends support the work of the church through social events and fundraising



The main glory of St Mary's is the internationally important scheme of medieval paintings on the upper walls of the chancel