Memorial Service for Captain Alan Gardner, 22nd January 2017

Battle at Rorke' DriftCaptain 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, Stansted.

There will be a remembrance service for Alan and a presentation about the Anglo-Zulu war, using historical artefacts at St Mary’s Church on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 3.30pm. Ticket prices (available at the door) of £4, with all proceeds going towards the upkeep of St Mary’s Church. Refreshments are available. All are welcome.

 

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What’s On October – December 2016

10th/11th December 2016: Festival of Angels and Christmas Trees

Our Angels and Christmas Tree Festival will take place this year on the 10th and 11th December 2016. Open from 10.00 till 5.00 each day. Carols for all at 3.30 on Saturday 10th. Mulled wine,mince pies, tea and coffee too. Please do come along to see our beautiful church all decorated and twinkling……you will all be very welcome.

Some photo’s from previous years:

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