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 […]

Village Fete and Ride and Stride

To cap a wonderful hot summer, the village turned out in force to enjoy another village fete, thanks to the hard work and enthusiasm of Michael Beavis, Catherine Powell and their amazing team of helpers. 633 adults came to the fete this year, 6% up on last year, and considering that the weather was not […]

The Blackheart Orchestra come to Shalfleet

On Saturday August 11th, the Shalfleet Village Hall is hosting a concert by the group “The Blackheart Orchestra”. British songwriters, composers and multi-instrumentalists Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington are The Blackheart Orchestra.  Tickets are £10 from Michael Beavis mob:-077755 12104 or tel:-531415. Tickets are limited to hall capacity of 75 so book early to avoid […]

Island Bells to celebrate NHS70

Bells will be ringing out across the Island on Saturday 7th July in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the NHS. The times for each church tower are as follows: 1. 10:30-11:15 – All Saints’, Ryde 2. 10.30-11.00 – All Saints’, Newchurch 3. 10.30-11.00 – St. George’s, Arreton 4. 11:00-11:30 – St. Mary’s, Brighstone 5. […]