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. A full report will follow but 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

On the evening of Monday 6th March Madeleine Katkov gave a talk to the Chalgrove Local History Group on her work conserving the medieval wall paintings in  St Mary’s church. Not a historian herself she explained that her training in conservation had been ‘hands on’ and that she is fascinated by the historical discoveries that […] Read more

The 13th Annual Quiz Night on 11th February was another fun evening. Sixteen teams, most of them with eight members, filled the Village Hall and the competition was keen. Team names gave an idea of just how serious everyone was taking the event – ranging from “The Rat Run” to “We thought it was speed […] 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