St. Mary’s is the parish church of Peldon, a village south of Colchester, Essex.

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The Friends of St. Mary’s (Registered Charity 1114809) fundraises for repairs, restoration work and improvements to this Grade 1 listed building, for it to continue as a place of worship and a community venue for use by all.

Since 2006 the Friends has raised over £50,000 for such work, but more fundraising is needed to help get this building into good order for the next generation. We intend to do just that, and enjoy ourselves along the way!

Find out what we’ve achieved and How you can support us.

News From the Friends of St Mary’s Peldon


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Next event – ‘Autumn Song’ – Update and last call

This will be the next in the series of ‘Evenings at St Mary’s’ and is set for Wednesday the 15th September, starting at 7.30pm. . Admission £5 for the Fabric Fund. . A miscellany of seasonal songs, poems and instrumental music, including works by Baudelaire, Britten, Ronnie Blythe, Monty Don, William Morris, RVW, Flora Thompson,  […]

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Tonight’s Concert – ‘All Together Now’

We appreciate that recently some people have been nervous about coming out in the evenings. The church seating is now Covid compliant, and well spaced out. . We hope some of you can come and support your local singers and poets.

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