A very enjoyable afternoon was had by all who attended the launch of the second edition of the Illustrated Guide to the Wall Paintings. Sir Hugo Brunner was introduced by Canon Ian Cohen and in turn wittily introduced the new book, complimenting Bob Heath-Whyte on a very interesting and well produced guide. Madeleine Katkov showed […] Read more

How enjoyable it was to be back in the familiar surroundings of St Mary’s for the annual banquet, and with everything looking so much better. The illuminations in the chancel really showed off the conserved paintings and refurbished walls to perfection, while the new heating made the whole place pleasantly warm. Claire Ing and her […] Read more

We were indeed fortunate to have Joseph Nolan, Organist and Master of Choristers at St George’s Cathedral in Perth, Australia, to give this concert to us on our new digital organ. With a programme including Widor’s 5th Symphony and Noel Rawthorne’s Dance Suite, Joseph was able to demonstrate to us the full range of this […] Read more

Cantores Illuminati led by Jonathan Arnold gave us a wonderful selection of music from medieval to modern and raised the grand sum of £484 for the work of the church. Thank you to Jonathan and Cantores Illuminati and to Lynn and Charles Baker and the Friends of St Mary’s for organising everything. Photo ©Kevin Poyle […] Read more

It poured with rain on the day of this year’s Ride and Stride, but our Striders were undaunted! Alan Thompson, Charles and Lynn Baker all bicycled, while Ross and Judy Martin strode, between them raising over seven hundred pounds in sponsorship, half of which will come to St Mary’s. A sterling effort! Well done 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