Forthcoming events and jollies

I trust everyone coped with the cold, and is beginning to see the first shoots of Spring. Now that it is warming up a bit, I thought you might like to know about a couple of things that are coming up over the next few months while we wait for the New Inn to reopen…! […]

Grants and a festive end to the year!

As we approach Christmas, we end the (calendar) year on a real high, with amazing news on the fundraising for the windows campaign, and a wonderful carol service. On the windows campaign, we have now received grants from 4 charitable trusts: the Hampshire and the Islands Historic Churches Trust, the Headley Trust, Allchurches Trust and, […]

Christmas Carols – 15th December

Join us for the annual Carol Service at Shalfleet on Saturday 15th December at 5pm. This year we have the choir of the Shalfleet and Yarmouth Primary Schools singing 3 of the carols, so do come along and have a good old sing song of Christmas carols, to get us in the festive mood. Refreshments […]

We will remember them: Benjamin Treloar 1881-1917

SHALFLEET IN WORLD WAR 1 Those of you who were in church on Sunday will have seen the display, erected by Hilary Higgins, to commemorate some of the men and women of Shalfleet Parish who served in the First World War. It also shows how the war affected those at home. We would welcome any stories […]

Windows! (And I’m not talking about computers…)

As we head into Autumn, with the lovely golden colours and smell of bonfires, I thought it would be good to give you an update on where we are with the Shalfleet Church Windows Campaign. Last year we were notified of some problems with a number of the windows in the church (mainly in the […]


Our annual Harvest and Patronal Festival was taken by Rev James Cooke, in a church that looked simply stunning. The beauty of our church is something that we should never take for granted – I certainly never do – and the love and care that is showered on this ancient Norman building is a wonderful […]

The secret history of Shalfleet

We are very much looking forward to John Medland’s talk on the history of Shalfleet at 6pm this Saturday in the church. All are most welcome, and there will be scrummy refreshments before the talk. Admission is free, with donations going to the Shalfleet Church window campaign. Do please tell all your friends, and we […]

Ride and Stride

Well, we did it! Ride and Stride 2018 was even better than last year, and with your amazing support, and that of a wide range of people and companies who rallied to the course, the Shalfleet team raised over £2400. Rhod Powell, Ben Collins, Chloe Sutherland, Rev Clive and I rode and strode an eye […]