What's On?  For all Holy Week and Easter Services please check out our Special Services page.

Go to Heart for the Arts page for the final 2023-24 concert

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 29TH & 30TH jUNE, 2024, Falmer flower festival

Beautiful  arrangements in Church on the theme of Hymns, delicious refreshments in the Parish Hall

Free entry, donations to church funds welcome

Vote for the best arrangement

Refreshments and stalls in the Village Hall

Enquiries:  01273 695164

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FOR ALL OUR EVENTS IN THIS YEAR'S FRINGE PLEASE GO TO THE HEART FOR THE ARTS PAGE

SATURDAY 23RD MARCH FROM 7PM in THE SWAN INN Falmer (north):  DJs BARNEY & THE VICAR, All things bright and beautiful??????  Enjoy the classical concert in Church (5.30-6.15pm, see Heart for the Arts page) then cross over the footbridge to the Swan and continue your evening's entertainment!  Bring your own picnic as the pub kitchen won't be open.    


From Thursday 4th May 2023 there will be a regular weekly service of Holy Communion at 12.30pm in St Laurence's Church to which all are welcome. Please note that this will not take place on Thursday 1st June.

ART AND MUSIC,

See our Hearts for the Arts page for details of concerts in the 2023-24 series


ST. LAURENCE CHURCH, FALMER FLOWER FESTIVAL 2023

SATURDAY, 5th AUGUST, 10.30-16.30

SUNDAY, 6th AUGUST, 11.00-16.00

FLOWERS

Floral displays in the Church

Free entry, donations to church funds welcome

Vote for the best arrangement

Refreshments and stalls in the Village Hall

Enquiries:  01273 695164


August, 11th:  Patronal Festival of St. Laurence followed by  parish party in the vicarage garden


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Christian Aid Week:  14th-20th May

Thursday 18th May, 12.30pm: Ascension Day, said Mass

Saturday 27th May, 17.30-18.15  concert (see Heart for the Arts)

Pentecost - 28th May

3rd June, 2pm - Wedding of Andy and Nicki

Saturday, 24th June - 17.30-18.15 concert (see Heart for the Arts)

Saturday, 1st July - 17.30-18.15 concert (see Heart for the Arts)


Here's a very helpful Lenten reflection from former Archbishop of Canterbury, Fr Rowan Williams:

“It’s important to remember that the word ‘Lent’ itself comes from the old English word for ‘spring’. It’s not about feeling gloomy for forty days; it’s not about making yourself miserable for forty days; it’s not even about giving things up for forty days. Lent is springtime. It’s preparing for that great climax of springtime which is Easter – new life bursting through death. And as we prepare ourselves for Easter during these days, by prayer and by self-denial, what motivates us and what fills the horizon is not self-denial as an end in itself but trying to sweep and clean the room of our own minds and hearts so that the new life really may have room to come in and take over and transform us at Easter.” 

SUNDAY, 19TH MARCH - MOTHERING SUNDAY

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 10am Eucharist with distribution of flowers.  Everyone is very welcome, there is a children's area in the church, and don't worry if you feel little ones can't manage an hour - bring them later during the service.  Everyone is very welcome.


SUNDAY, 26th MARCH:  THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETINGS at 11.30am in the Parish Hall

followed by LENT LUNCH (also in the Hall)