Author Archives: Church of St Andrew Oddington

Flower Festival at St. Andrew’s

On 14 and 15 September a Flower Festival was held at St. Andrew’s. Organised by Celia Walde-Aldham,  On the second day there was tea and cakes and a plant sale. The event was well attended and raised a substantial amount … Continue reading

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Choral Concert – Saturday 26th October

A Choral  Concert given by The Shotover Singers; Songs of Love, Secular and Sacred and Tudor and Modern. St. Andrew’s, Oddington on Saturday 26th October at 5.30pm-6.30pm. Refreshments. Free admission but donations are welcome for the church tower repair fund.

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Maori Visitors

On 11 August 2019 we were joined at our Holy Communion by members Ngati Hinemihi tribe of Maoris, who were on a tour of this country. Before the service they paid homage at the grave of Maggie Papakura.  More here……

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The Church Door

The church door has been repainted by Jeremy Launchbury, one of the team which decorated the church following the restoration in 2013. The vibrant red is the same colour as the screen in the chancel.

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Good Friday at Oddington

Good Friday was celebrated at Oddington on a sunny morning. The service was led by Glenys Edwards and Rev. Lisa Holmes, with a good attendance from people from neighbouring parishes. More here…..

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The Enclosure of Otmoor and the Otmoor Riots

A fascinating subject for a talk by local Oddington Resident and Historian Nigel Lambert was given at the church on March 25th.  It was attended by over 90 people and donations to the Church Tower Repair Fund amounted to £572. … Continue reading

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The Enclosure of Otmoor and the Otmoor Riots

A fascinating subject for a talk by local Oddington Resident and Historian Nigel Lambert. Hold it in your diary – 7pm Monday 25th March, Church of St Andrew Oddington. Proceeds to the tower refurbishment fund.  More here….

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