The Friends of St Laurence

News & Events

In the coming months and subject to the gradual lifting of social gathering restrictions, The Friends hope to organise a number of events to help raise money for the church. These will be published via the Parish Magazine, the village email and on these web pages so, please, watch this space!

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee favours auction

Published: June 18, 2022

Over £10,000 was raised in aid of our church conservation project at the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations favours auction held on Friday, 3rd June. Thank you

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The Leche Trust Award

Published: June 18, 2022

The large and currently unsightly, dilapidated double stone tomb chest in the churchyard is the grave of Thomas Blackwell who died in 1779 when he

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Grant award

Published: May 24, 2022

We are delighted to announce the receipt of a £10,000 grant from Garfield Weston Trust towards our conservation project. This brings total donations from our

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Published: May 24, 2022

At the ceilidh supper on the village Green South on the Friday evening, 3rd June, the Friends are hosting a favours auction to raise funds

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Church Conservation Project Update

Published: May 24, 2022

On 16th March 2022 the first part of our Church Conservation Project was completed. This included: repairs to the chancel east gable masonry and copings,

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Church Conservation Project Begins!

Published: December 22, 2021

Thursday, 9th December 2021 marked the start of the church conservation project when the loose and rotten wood in the bell tower roof support beam

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Organ Recital and Musical Evening

Published: November 17, 2021

Saturday evening, 13th November, St :Laurence Church, Warborough: One hundred and twenty guesses were treated to an evening of music for organ, violin and voice

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Ride + Stride 2021

Published: October 28, 2021

September saw the St Laurence Riders and Striders out in force again this. Once again we were blessed with the weather as we visited a

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Organ Recital & Musical Evening

Published: October 28, 2021

Featuring the music of Handel, Bach and others played on our Henry ‘Father’ Willis organ by Corpus Christi College Lecturer in Music Dr. Katherine Pardee

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Amazon Prime shopper?

Published: June 7, 2021

Shop at smile.amazon.co.uk and they will donate to The Friends at no cost to you. All Prime members who shop using AmazonSmile during Prime Day

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