On Sunday 29th October a quarter peal was rung prior to the Choral Evensong that included the laying up of the Royal British Legion Chalgrove Branch Standard. 1260 Grandsire Doubles Treble – Mary Riglar 2 – Geoffrey Riglar 3 – Gordon Smith 4  – John Tchighianoff 5 – Andrew Davis (Conductor) Tenor – Alan Keen ... Quarter Peal dedicated the Royal British Legion Chalgrove Branch Read more

St Mary’s Autumn Banquet

This year’s Church Autumn Banquet will take place on Saturday 7 October with the theme of “Euro Vision”. The church will be open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Tickets cost £20. To reserve tickets, or book a table for 8 guests, please contact Jeanette Barrington on 01865 890607 or email   Read more

St Mary’s Quiz Night

St Mary’s Quiz night will take place on Saturday 4th November from 7pm to 10pm in the Village Hall. £10 entry with light supper provided. Bar and raffle. Please book in your quiz team with Judith Bennett on 01865 890958, 07811 656597 or email Read more

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days are organised by the National Trust and take place at venues across the country. St Mary’s is taking part in this event on Saturday 9th September and Sunday 10th September. Opening times are: Saturday 9th September 10 am to 1pm and 4pm to 5pm Sunday 10th September 11.30am to 4pm Tours of ... Heritage Open Days Read more

Pop Up Cafe

Following on from the success of the Warm Spaces at the John Hampden Hall during the winter, St Mary’s are delighted to announce that the Pop Up Cafe will now be at the John Hampden Hall every Thursday afternoon from 2pm to 4pm, when there will be Coffee, Tea, Cakes, Games and time for a ... Pop Up Cafe Read more

On Thursday 15th June, the Friends of St Mary’s hosted partially sighted members of  MyVision Oxfordshire, led by Devante Claridge, and members of Oxford University’s Touch Tours available in their gardens, libraries and museums (GLAM service). The occasion was the launch of the new audio/touch guide to St Mary’s heritage features.  Also present were some ... Touch tour guide “launched” for people with sight loss Read more

St Mary’s planned Events for 2023

Saturday 15th April Progressive Supper. Further details here. Monday 1st May The Friends of St Mary’s  “Hospitality and Muffins Stall”, 11am to 3.30pm at the Village May Festival, Chalgrove recreation ground Church Open Day Saturday 6th May Coronation Weekend Church open for reflection and to view the floral displays Saturday 20th May Friends Plant Sale ... St Mary’s planned Events for 2023 Read more

Tots is Back!

Tots is Back! At 2pm on Wednesday 3rd November 2021, we relaunched the Tots group and service.  This event runs every week at this time.  There is singing, activities, a story, and refreshments in a lovely environment, with a warm welcome. If you know of a mum, dad, or carer who might appreciate this event, ... Tots is Back! Read more

Online Course in New Testament

Online Course in New Testament Following the success of last year’s Online New Testament Greek Class, Fr Michael is running a class on the letters of St Paul this term.  The schedule of classes is listed below. All of the classes will be held on Zoom at 4pm on Wednesdays beginning Wednesday 13th October.  Because ... Online Course in New Testament 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