‘1977 – 40 Years of Wombourne Carnival’ Wombourne Carnival will be back this year on the first Sunday in July with a theme of “1977 – 40 years of Wombourne Carnival”. The carnival will have a variety of stalls and pitches again along with the usual WI event, fairground, food vendors and, to go along … [Read more…]
Below are photographs from Messy Sunday on the 21st May. The theme was ‘Easter’ Everyone had great fun doing a wide variety of activities. Rolling a marble in paint to represent the stone being rolled away. Making a special biscuit to show the tomb and the stone. Making a caterpillar, chrysalis and butterfly (to represent … [Read more…]
The Venerable Bede lunch will be taking place on Thursday 20th April following the 11:00 am Holy Communion service.
Detailed below are our Easter services during Holy Week 2017. Palm Sunday 9th April Read Matthew 21:1-7 8.00am – Holy Communion 9.00am – Parish Communion at The Venerable Bede 10.30am – Parish Communion Our two services of Parish Communion will include a procession and the Reading of the Passion 6.30pm – A journey to the Cross … [Read more…]
The internationally acclaimed Kenfig Hill Male Voice Choir have agreed to perform at our 2017 Music Festival Saturday 23rd September. See our Music Festival Link for more details of the programme and other planned musical events. Find out more about the choir by visiting their website or visiting their SoundCloud channel below or watch the … [Read more…]
Work at St Benedict’s continues although the stripping of the paint from round the arches has proved more difficult than expected. However sanding down the stonework, mostly by hand, has produced good results. As well as this, the new floor has been laid and now awaits the laying of the tiles, scheduled to start this … [Read more…]
Removal of the paint from the roundels in the church continues to come up with surprises, this time in the north aisle. This time the images are far more indistinct than those revealed in the south aisle roundels. However, we would be delighted to hear from anyone who can cast some light as to what … [Read more…]
Work to restore and renovate the interior of St Benedict’s is now gathering pace but with a few surprising results. In removing the paint from two of the roundels situated between the arches facing the south aisle these two paintings have been uncovered. As yet the meaning of the paintings and their symbolism is unknown … [Read more…]