Tickling the Ivories Concert by Michael Lunts

On Saturday 18th September, Michael Lunts gave a wonderful and most enjoyable concert in the Sutton Veny Church in support of the Friends of Sutton Veny Church. Below are a few photographs of the evening kindly taken and donated by Andrew Crisp. If you wish to become a Friend and support our village church then…

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2021 AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 30 March at 7.00pm via Zoom. The basis of the meeting was the Annual Report and the Statement of Accounts, which had been sent out to all members prior to the event. These are available under the For More Information heading above.

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Funding Boosted by Two Large Donations

The Trustees are delighted to share the news of not one but two £20,000 anonymous donations. With funds now standing at over £50,000 the Friends are much better able to support the PCC’s plans to create a more useable community space at the rear of the church by improving the heating, installing a toilet and…

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August 2020 Annual Produce Stall and Friends Thank You Event

Delayed from July, this went ahead on a breezy August Bank Holiday Saturday under Covid-19 restrictions and was organised to encourage a flow of people through it rather than a gathering. Thank yous were said to all groups who support the church as well as subscribing members of Friends of the Church (churchgoers, cleaners, flower…

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AGM – 31 March 2020

The first Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Sutton Veny Church on 31st March had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The message that would have been delivered at the meeting by the Chairman, Christopher Elliott, was an upbeat one. The annual report and accounts can be viewed via this link. 

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Friends of Sutton Veny Church Summer Party – Saturday 27th July

Good weather and good company combined with the Steeple Rocks Choir in good voice to make a very successful inaugural Friends of Sutton Veny Church Summer Party on Saturday 27th July. The tents erected on the Alexander Field adjacent to the churchyard extension were not needed for shelter, but provided a good base for the…

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Friends News – 4 – 5 May 2019

The church, but mainly the churchyard, was on show over the early May Bank holiday weekend. On Saturday 4 May Sutton Veny hosted the annual seminar of the Wiltshire Living Churchyards and Cemeteries Project. Based mainly in the Village Hall, the gathering of over 50 people heard a range of stimulating talks before being led…

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