The 2017 Wargrave Village Festival runs from Thursday 25th June to Sunday 28th June. Its theme this year is “Out of this World
2017 Festival Programme is published on its website.
St Mary’s Church has always played a central role in the Village Festival, with the Church and Mill Green the location for many of the activities. In addition to hosting many of the events we also organise several activities ourselves. More details of these and availability of tickets can be found on the Festival Website.
Saturday 10 June: 7.30 pm - Rhythm & Blues in the Woodclyffe Hall
Sunday 11th June: 6 pm – Brass on the Grass – supporting Tearfund, at Wargrave Court – bring a picnic and listen to Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band.
Monday 12th June: 7.30 pm – Classical Concert by The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields in St. Mary’s Church. More details here.
Thursday 15th June: 8 pm – Barn Dance in the Festival Marquee.
Wednesday 21st June: 9.30 am – Exotic Butterflies – For Parents and carers..
Friday 22nd-24th June: 10 am to 5 pm - Flower Festival "Wargrave in Space" in St Mary’s Church. Tea, Coffee and Cakes available all day. (Prosecco Preview 6-8.00 pm on Thursday evening).
Saturday 24th June: 1.15 pm – Festival Parade and Fête - Children in the parade and stall on Mill Green.
Sunday 25th June: 10.30 am – Festival Morning Worship in St. Mary's Church. Preacher: Lord Carey of Clifton. (see below).
Followed by the Family Party Barbecue on Mill Green..
A joyful service to mark the end of the 2017 Festival. The guest speaker will be Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury. You can visit his Website for more information about his career and writings..