Stephen Dando’s message

Eight years ago I spent a month on the outskirts of Jerusalem, in sight of and within walking distance of Bethlehem. So I often walked the few hundred metres to the Separation Wall, went through border control and into The West Bank. Many of the Palestinian people  (the lucky ones with the relevant permits) used … [Read more…]

Support Stephen Dando

To celebrate his 70th birthday, Stephen Dando is going to take part in a 100k Trek in Palestine to raise funds for Medical Aid for Palestinians. If you would like to sponsor him please ask Tim for a copy of his sponsorship form.  

NIck Andrews

There is a wonderful video of Nick Andrews playing the organ at Newtimber on our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/Downland-Churches-Edburton-Newtimber-Poynings-and-Pyecombe-2274079806141826/ please take a look

Pyecombe Music Festival Friday 30th August – Sunday 1st September

Friday 30thAugust, 7.30pm,Pyecombe Church Baroque Trio Concert Saturday 31stAugust, 11am Purcell’s Dido & Aeneasat Poynings Church There is plenty of excitement surrounding this event.  In the week leading up to the Festival we are launching the first ever Pyecombe Opera Project – P.O.P. Sunday 1stSeptember, 4pm, Pyecombe Church The Four Seasonswith Pyecombe Village Choir   … [Read more…]

Bishop Martin’s Episcopal Deanery Visitation

Bishop Martin’s Episcopal Deanery Visitation to Hurst Deanery July 23-25th 2019 Tuesday 23rd July Day 1 12.00 Eucharist at Newtimber Church in the Downland benefice St John the Evangelist Church, Church Lane, Newtimber, BN6 9BT (Park on Road outside Church) Contact: Rev’d Tim Harford. 01273 857456 followed by 13.00 Lunch in Newtimber church.  All are … [Read more…]

Pyecombe Music Festival

Pyecombe Music Festival 2019 barROCKS itself onto the horizon with a great combination of Baroque and modern music to suit all tastes! We have three main events: Friday 30thAugust, 7.30pm,Pyecombe Church Baroque Trio Concert; Bob Ahern – Tenor,   Jon Rattenbury – Baroque Guitar, Mark Smith – Theorbo This entertaining and talented trio will perform music from the Baroque … [Read more…]