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Events in July. Don’t miss Macbeth and our Tea Party Weekend!

A bit of culture coming to St Mary’s Church on Friday 28th July, when the cast of This Is My Theatre present a one act adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a tragedy about power, ambition, deceit, and murder. Far more … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for 2017

The following events are planned for the coming year: 13th May at 6.30pm, Aylesbury Consort of Voices (Kelvin Turner). Tickets £10 on the door or from Steve Golding Fruit & Vegetables, 6 Chapel Hill, Stansted. 01279 814270 Proceeds from ticket … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting – 31st March 2017

The Friends of St Mary’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 31st March at the Stansted Day Centre, starting at 6.45pm.  On completion of the meeting there will be a general knowledge quiz and chicken/fish & chip supper. … Continue reading

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Memorial To Captain Alan Gardner, Survivor of the Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Many of you will, I am sure have seen the film “Zulu”, starring Michael Caine and Stanley Baker. On the 22nd January 2017, the anniversary date of the Battle of Islandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, St Mary’s Church hosted a memorial … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Captain Alan Gardner, 22nd January 2017

Captain Alan Gardner of the 14th Hussars was one of only 5 officers to survive the battle of Isanlwana, South Africa, 1879 and fought at Rourke’ Drift, made famous in the film Zulu. He is buried in St Mary’s churchyard, … Continue reading

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