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Organ Restoration Appeal

 

PLEASE HELP RESTORE THE ORGAN TO ITS FORMER GLORY

£124,000 Raised - £80,000 Remaining

(at Aug 2018)

The organ is in urgent need of complete restoration. Until recently, the instrument was making a glorious contribution to concerts and special events, including school carol services, Royal Borough civic services, weddings and funerals, as well as in regular Sunday services. But its condition is becoming very poor indeed. The history and specification of the organ are set out in a separate leaflet available in the church and here.

 

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View the Thomas Hardy Alterpiece at All Saints Church, Windsor

 

The recently revealed Altarpiece, designed by Thomas Hardy, which was hidden from view behind oak panelling for almost 100 years.

 

All Saints Church, Frances Rd, Windsor, is open on Saturday mornings in August, September and October from 10am to 1pm and on Monday mornings from 10am to 11am. Refreshments provided.

 

The author Thomas Hardy worked on designs for this Church whilst employed by the architect Arthur Bloomfield. Come in and see his work translated into stone and brick and view some of the original plans and drawings.


EVERYONE WELCOME

 

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05 Nov 17 - Service of Remembrance

 

 

The annual Service of Remembrance was held on Sunday 12th November at Windsor Parish Church.

The Service began with an act of Remembrance at the War Memorial, outside the Parish Church at 10.45am where the Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead, local councillors and representatives of  local and national organisations laid wreaths.  A two minutes silence was be held at 11am.

The Service, which was conducted by the Rector, Rev Ainsley Swift, continued inside the Parish Church.   Those who wished were welcome to be seated inside the church before the service.

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15 Sep 17 - BATTLE OF BRITAIN SERVICE

 

A Service to commemorate the Battle of Britain on Sunday 17th September at 11.00am, beginning outside at the War Memorial at 10.50am.  

Everyone Welcome.  

The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead will be in attendance together with organisations from Maidenhead and Windsor.

 

 

 

Interesting Evening Talk - 100 years of the Royal House of Windsor

 

Monday 17th July at 7.30pm

"100 years of the Royal House of Windsor” by Hugo Vickers

 

This is an illustrated talk highlighting key events in the first 100 years of the Royal House of Windsor, from the name change by King George V in July 1917, right up to the present day.  The Royal Family have loved Windsor and Windsor Castle for many generations, but it has been most particularly identified with George V, George VI and The Queen, all of whom have made it their home during their reigns.  

The talk covers these 100 years.  Hugo Vickers will explain why George V changed the name and the implication that had for his family.  He will look at some of the great celebrations in the various reigns, and key events which have propelled Windsor into the consciousness of the nation, including looking at the Abdication, the terrible fire of 1992, and events both dramatic and relaxed.  This will be an inspiring and evocative talk by a well known author, who has known and loved Windsor since he was at school at Eton in 1964.

 

Tickets £10  will be available at the door.   Refreshments will be available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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