Happy New Year

May you all have a wonderful and peaceful New Year – we look forward to seeing you at St. Mary’s in 2018

Wrong Turns in the Churchyard!

In the afternoon of Wednesday 27th December, someone drove into Tutbury St. Mary’s Churchyard  looking for ‘a car park behind the church’ which of course does not exist.  They were checking out the ‘car park’ ready for Peter Farmer’s funeral on the Thursday.  The confusion was probably caused by the fact that car parking for the … [Read more…]

United Service Sun 31 Dec

On Sunday 31st December 2018, there will be a United ART Churches Service at Tutbury starting at 10:00.  There will be no service at Rolleston or Anslow.

Christingle 10th December

Despite the snowy weather, a good crowd of children and adults came to the Christingle Service.  We made a few quick adjustments to the choice of carols to fit the CDs we had, because the organist was snowed in, and then we were launched on a very happy service. Everyone helped to make the Christingles … [Read more…]

Christmas Weekend at St. Mary’s

Join us over the festive period: Saturday 23rd 10:00-12:00 – come and join us at the Priory Pantry –coffee and home-made cake 😉 Christmas Eve Sunday Service – Church open at 9:30, Service starts at 10.00 am –Choral Eucharist 11:30 – Midnight Mass Christmas Day Holy Communion 10:00 – bring your presents to be opened … [Read more…]

Priory Church Carol Service – 17th December

It was lovely to welcome so many people to the Carol Service.  The church glowed with candle light and Christmas decorations and it was an opportunity for people to share the joy of Christmas together. The service started with all the children and many of their parents taking part in a lively and hilarious dramatisation … [Read more…]

Superb Hot House Jazz Screaming Kicks Big Band Concert

Monday night (Dec 17) saw an outstanding concert at St. Mary’s by some very talented young musicians. The Hot House Gospel Choir, Saxaphonics and Hot House Jazz Screaming Kicks Big Band, played to a packed church (again) and definitely raised the rafters.  Admission was free, but donations were collected in aid of Hot House’s Tour … [Read more…]