Wessex – Diary of Events

Sunday, 19th January.  Epithany/Theology,  (Western Rite Orthodoxy, ROCOR).

St. Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs

for more information.  tel 07894 917212 Fr Thomas.  internet.  fr.thomascook@gmail.com

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Sunday, 16th February,  Septuagisima/St. Blaise (Blessing of candles and of throats. Blessing of bread, wine, water and fruit for the relief of throat ailments). (Western Rite Orthodoxy, ROCOR).

St. Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

for more information.  Tel 07894 917212 Fr Thomas.  internet.  fr.thomascook@gmail.com

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Sunday, 22nd March,  Lent 3. (Western Rite Orthodoxy, ROCOR).

St. Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

for more information.  Tel 07894 917212.  internet.  fr.thomascook@gmail.com

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10th – 13th April. Eostre celebration at Butzer Farm.

Butser Ancient Farm, Charlton lane, Charlton, Waterlooville, Hampshire. PO8-0BG.

Tel 023 9259 8838

open – 10.00 – 17.00hrs

admission   adult £9-  /   concession £8-  /  Child £5-  /  under 3 free  /  family  2 & 2 £24 / annual family 2 & 2 £55- / annual family 2 up to 4 £70-

This Easter holiday extravaganza, with different things happening over the time so need to contact them.

On the 10th – 13th April, this is when the Herigeas – Hundas reenactors who reenact as Anglo-Saxon settlers will give their own blend towards the event in their Anglo-Saxon ways in the period between the 4th – 7th century.

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Sunday, 19th April, Pasha. (Western Rite Orthodox, ROCOR)

St. Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

for more information.  Tel 07894 917212 Fr Thomas.   internet.   fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Saturday, 2nd May, `Beltain Festival / Festival the beginning of Summer

Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton lane, Charlton, Waterlooville, Hampshire. PO8-0BG.
Tel 023 9259 8838

Butser Ancient farm will be celebrating their annual Beltain Festival. Visit the Anglo-Saxon hall on site. As in previous years, the festival is a fantastic opportunity to explore the Iron Age Farm and Roman Villa in the early evening whilst enjoying a variety of food stalls, a licensed bar and an assortment of bands. The evening will (of course) culminate with the burning of a spectacular `Wicker Man` at sunset.

Admission

Adult £20

Child (3-16) £15

Under 3 free

opening time 16.30 -22.00hr.


Sunday. 10th May.  Southdowns Green Festival

Sustainbility Centre, Petersfield, Hampshire.

Herigus – Hundas will be there showing the early way of life of Anglo-Saxons and how their life was all about being sustainable within the environment they lived in.


Sunday, 17th May  Easter 4  (Western Rite Orthodoxy. ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin,  Isleworth, Middlesex

Service starts  11.00hrs

for more information  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas.  Internet  fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Thursday – Saturday, 11th – 13th June,  South of England Show. Haywards Heath, Sussex.

Herigeas – Hundras will be there showing the Anglo – Saxon way of life.

 

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Weekend  3rd – 5th July. Kent County Show, Kent County Showground, Detling, Kent.

Herigeas – Hundras will be there demonstrating the early Anglo – Saxon way of life in Kent the first Englisc kingdom.


Sunday  14th June  Pentecost  (Western Rite Orthodox  ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin,  Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts  11.00hrs

for more information.  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas.  Internet   fr.thomascook@gmail.com


18th – 19th July.  Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton, Hampshire.

Herigeas – Hundas will be there demonstrating the early Anglo – Saxon life.

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Sunday  19th July   Pentecost 5  (Western Rite Orthodox  ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs

for more information.  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas.  Internet   fr.thomascook@gmail.com


|Week-end 29th – 31st. August, Bank Holiday week-end, Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex.

Herigeas – Hundas will be there showing the early Anglo – Saxon way of life.


Sunday. 16th August  Pentecost 9   (Western Rite Orthodox  ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

For more information  Tel 07894 917212     Internet   fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Sunday. 13th September  Pentecost 13    (Western Rite Orthodox  ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin,  Isleworth,  Middlesex.

For more information.  Tel 07894 917212.  Fr Thomas.  internet.  fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Week-end, 19th – 20th September, Butser Ancient Farm, Charlton, Hampshire.

Viking attack by Herigeas – Hundas with demonstration of military tactics.


Sunday. 11th October   Pentecost 17    (Western Rite Orthodox ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

For more information.  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas      Internet.  fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Sunday, 25th October,2020 Remembrance of the passing of King Alfred `The Great`, nearest Sunday to the 26th the actual day of his passing

Winchester, Hampshire

0900 hrs prompt at Hyde Abbey Gardens, laying of flowers on the relayed tomb stones of –
King Alfred ‘The Great’- father/founder of England.
Queen Ethelswith – mother of England.
King Edward ‘The Elder’- son of the above

Then across to the statue of King Alfred in the centre of Winchester to lay flowers.

There is a car-park next to the Abbey gardens, it is the car-park for the leisure centre.

contact number 01843 447536 for further information.

This is a silent and dignified tribute in remembrance of an important part of our Englisc heritage.

The Two Fatherlands

I vow to thee, my country, all earthly things above,

entire and whole and perfect, the service of my love:

the love that asks no question, the love that stands the test,

that lays upon the altar the dearest and the best;the love that never falters, the love that pays the price,

the love that makes undaunted the final sacrifice.

And there’s another country, I’ve heard of long ago,

most dear to them that love her, most great to them that know;

we may not count her armies, we may not see her King;

her fortress is a faithful heart, her pride is suffering;

and soul by soul and silently her shining bounds increase,

and her ways are ways of gentleness and all her paths are peace.

Cecil Spring-Rice (1859-1918)


Sunday. 15th November.  Pentecost 21/St Simon 7 Jude.   (Western Rite Orthodox ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts  11.00hrs

For more information.  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas    Internet   fr.thomascook@gmail.com


Sunday. 13th December.  Advent 1.  (Western Rite Orthodox ROCOR)

St Mary the Virgin, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Service starts 11.00hrs.

For more information.  Tel 07894 917212  Fr Thomas.  internet.  fr.thomascokk@gmail.com