St Mary's 750 - marking the 750th anniversary of the formation of the Parish of Rickmansworth

We’ve got a busy programme of events planned for this special year as we mark the 750th anniversary of the formation of the Parish of Rickmansworth.

Here are the events that have been confirmed so far.

Other activities that will be going on include:

Other local groups will also be involved including the Three Rivers Museum and the Rickmansworth Historical Society.

Please get in touch if you’d like any more information about St Mary’s 750:

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3 May

3.00pm

Concert: 750 years of music

Our organist and choir master, Andrew Sykes, together with the choir of St Mary’s, will present a programme of music including a piece written in 1270. The concert will be followed by tea.

May Mural by Rickmansworth & District Art Society

The Rickmansworth & District Art Society is incorporating St Mary’s 750 into the theme for its annual mural at the back of Tesco, featuring silhouettes of Rickmansworth landmarks set against sunrises and sunsets

30 May

7.00am-7.30pm

750 minutes of prayer

Members of churches across the local area will take turns to lead prayer and worship in the church.

13 June Of Poets and Kings and Many Things

Hilary Pearce and friends will present a programme of music and entertainment with an extended interval for dinner

10-12 July Flower Festival and Art Exhibition

We invite our community to join with us in presenting a magnificent floral festival, accompanied by an exhibition of work by the Rickmansworth & District Art Society

13 September Patronal Festival

We will welcome the Bishop of St Albans to preside and preach at our 10.00am service as we celebrate our church’s birthday

3 October Harvest Hog Roast

As part of our Harvest Festival celebrations, we will be holding a community hog roast with games and entertainment for all

22 November Celebrating St Cecilia

We will join with choirs and musicians from other local churches to celebrate the feast day of the patron saint of music.

6-20 December Christmas Tree Festival

This event provides another opportunity for individuals and groups in the community to come together to create a festive spectacle to enchant and delight