Wargrave Village Festival 2024

Wargrave Village Festival

The much anticipated and hugely popular Wargrave Festival retuns this year for three weeks of events in the village.

Along with many other events taking place, St Mary's are hosting several of our own events again this year:

  • A concert by The Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Folk Night
  • Butterflies Festival Mother & Child Breakfast
  • Ramble & Picnic
  • End of Festival Songs of Praise
  • Family & Friends BBQ

If you have yet to purchase your tickets for the Festival, please visit the Wargrave Festival website where you will also find details of other activities.  Ticket day is Saturday 20th April.


Academy of St Martin in the Fields


Monday 17th June

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, one of the world's finest chamber orchestras, are returning once again to Wargrave to delight us in celebrating the life and legacy of their founder Sir Neville Marriner in a special 'not-to-be-missed' performance. 

The programme will include Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn's 'Hebrides' Overture, Mozart's 'Paris' Symphony and a new commission by Errollyn Wallen CBE. 

~ Tickets ~

 Available on Ticket Day - Saturday 20th April from the Scout Hut in Wargrave. 

Following that, please

Ticket prices: 

£125 VIP Sponsor including dinner at The Bull 

£50 Gold Patrons | £35 Silver Patrons | £25 (limited view)

Arrive 6.45pm for 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church

Folk Night

Tuesday 18th June

The Folk Night will feature a mixture of traditional and contemporary music in the charming surroundings of St Mary’s Church Centre. Local band French Collection will once again be appearing along with some special guests. 


7.30pm performance starts

Butterflies: Festival Mother & Child Breakfast

Wednesday 19th June

A delightful morning for parents, babies and toddlers. This is a chance to relax, meet new families from the village and give your young ones some time to socialise! Come prepared to be spoilt as we treat you to a delicious brunch and lots of craft activities to enjoy with your little ones.


9.30am - 11am

Ramble and Picnic lunch

Sunday 23rd June

Join us for a lovely 4-mile circular ramble across the fields between Ruscombe and Waltham St Lawrence, roughly following the perimeter of what was, until drained in 1820, Ruscombe Lake. Meet outside Ruscombe Church at 12 noon. This ramble will not be suitable for buggies. We shall stop half-way round for a bring-your-own picnic.

FREE - reserve your space

12 noon - 3pm

End of Festival Songs of Praise

Sunday 30th June

Join us as we give thanks at the end of the festival for the opportunity to come together to enjoy so many wonderful events and support the vibrant community of Wargrave.

FREE - all welcome

10.30am - 11.30am

Family BBQ on Mill Green

Sunday 30th June

Join us for a relaxing BBQ following the Festival Service, to celebrate two weeks of fun and friendship. A BBQ and delicious selection of salads and puddings will be available. There’ll be family games to keep the young and not so young entertained on the Green. Whether you’re single or part of a larger family, you are all really welcome.

£5 Adults | £2 Children

from 12 noon