Archive | Fund Raising

New England and Priors Moor walk – 13th July

A guided walk around New England and Priors Moor finally took place on the evening of Saturday 13th July. After twice being rained off, we had a lovely summer evening for our stroll along the banks of Bind brook, hearing tales of mining and seditious vicars as well as tracking deer! We raised over £40 […]

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Thanks to the Garfield Weston Foundation

We’d just like to say a big thank you to everyone at the Garfield Weston Foundation, as they have very kindly given us a grant of £2,500 towards the cost of our new kitchen and fully accessible WC. These facilities will help Billingsley Church to be used for wider range of events, and so will […]

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Zoe Skydives In Aid Of Church Funds

On Saturday 13th September, Zoe Baggott (Churchwarden of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley) will be doing a tandem skydive at Tilstock Parachute Club, Whitchurch in aid of Church Funds. The jump is part of a year long list of “40th birthday” celebrations which has already seen Zoe run a Personal Best in a Marathon, eat a […]

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Cheese And Wine Evening Proceeds Presented to Headcase

Cheese And Wine Evening Proceeds Presented

On Sunday 13th July, members of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley presented a cheque for £370 to Headcase Founding Trustee Andy Johnson. This represented money raised at a recent cheese and wine evening held at the Church. Mr Johnson, a resident of Middleton Scriven, said, “After almost 4 years of fundraising, we have nearly reached the £400,000 total, […]

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Quiz Night Funds Raised

The Fundraising Quiz was a big success, attended by nearly 100 people, and it raised £567 for Billingsley Church funds. A big Thank You to the people who helped to make the quiz such a success, especially those who did the food, the bar, and of course those who came!

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Quiz Night

In aid of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley Saturday 25th January 7.30pm Kinlet Village Hall £7.50 per person includes entry into the quiz and a hot supper (vegetarian option available) Maximum of 4 per quiz team Licensed Bar & Raffle To register a team please contact Zoe Baggott on 07974 808817 or email

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St Marys Church Billingsley Bell Tower

We Did It!

Following the successful raising of £55,000, the restoration work has now been completed. The Chancel roof and guttering has been repaired The Bell Tower has been repaired and repointed The two ancient bells have been restored The boiler house chimney and flue has been repaired The weather vane has been repaired and re-gilded with gold […]

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