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  • Jonathan Vaughn Organ Recital

    Jonathan Vaughn, Associate Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut will be giving an Organ Recital in St James Church, Shaftesbury on Sunday 21st July at 3.00 pm Jonathan was an Organ Scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge under Christopher Robinson and David Hill. He has worked at St Edmondsbury and Wells Cathedrals, ... Read more
  • St James Church Closed Sat 29 June AM

    St James' Church will be closed on the morning of Saturday 29th June from 10am to 1.30pm,. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes. Read more
  • Organ Recital at St James’ – 21st July

    Jonathan Vaughan will be giving an organ recital at St James' Church, Shaftesbury on Sunday 21st July at 3pm. The recital will be folowed by afternoon tea. The link below leads to the recital programme: Organ recital St James July 21 Jonathan was born in Croydon in 1981 into a musical British-American ... Read more
  • Choir of St Elisabeth Convent, Minsk

    St James' Church are proud to present a concert by the Choir of St Elisabeth Convent, Minsk, Belarus on Friday 31st May at 7pm. After the concert there will be a special Fair from the workshops of St Elisabeth Convent. Admission is free but donations are very welcome. All proceeds ... Read more
  • Festival of Flowers & Music

    Festival of Flowers & Music St James' Church, Shaftesbury invite you to "All Things Bright & Beautiful" - a festival of flowers and music. 8th - 10th June 2019 from 10am until 6pm each day. Come and enjoy music among the flowers: Friday 7th June at 7pm - Shaftesbury Community Choir Saturday 8th ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service – 12th May 2019 at 6.00pm

    Pilgrim Service at St James' Church - Sunday 12th May at 6.00pm Pilgrim overslept last night, and here he is – barely awake, brain almost dead – resuming his walk not quite really in touch with the world or the day yet.  He recognises an old-fashioned alarm clock on the road in ... Read more
  • St James’ Easter Egg Hunt

    St James' Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday 20th April at 3pm with Julian Richards’ special rhyming quiz in and around St James church,  churchyard and field. Easter eggs for completed quiz - £1 each entry. Then please stay for hot & cold drinks with Hot Cross Buns. Donations towards expenses welcome!   Read more
  • Pilgrim Service – De Profundis

    Sunday 14th April 6.00pm St James' Church We now see Pilgrim’s world has closed in around him. He is in waders, with a staff to help him, picking his way slowly along the bed of a large sewer. On his left two sewage outlets pour their cargo of liquid ordure into the main ... Read more
  • Farewell to Revd Simon Chambers

    On Sunday 24th March the Shaftesbury Team came together to bid farewell to Revd Simon Chambers and his family as they prepare to move on to the Clarendon Team. These are some of the words of gratitude that were offered that day: "Well, this is it, suddenly upon us – the ... Read more
  • St James’ Church Sudan Sale

    St James' Church Sudan Appeal - a once a year opportunity! Saturday 30th March - doors open at 10.00am in Shaftesbury Town Hall Recycling and vintage sale of books, china & glass, retro & vintage, records, ornaments, pictures, jewellery, toys, vintage linen, bric-a-brac, household items, and much, much more. There is bound ... Read more