St Laurence Parish Church, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

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St Laurence Church, Bidford-on-Avon

The Church of St Laurence, Deacon and Martyr. The Parish of Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. Diocese of Coventry.

Upcoming Events

Sun 1 May 2016

  • Our Group Rogation Service this year will be held outside St Laurence‚Äôs Church, Bidford on the bank by the river starting at 10.30am. Do come and join with the rest of the group in thanking God for his creation and provision for all our needs and for the farmers who work so hard to provide our food. Bring something to sit on and suitable protection from the weather!

Sat 11 June 2016

  • Strawberries and Cream Tea in the Church to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday.

Sat 16 and Sun 17 July 2016

  • Flower Festival in the Church.

Sun 31 July 2016

  • Our Annual Group Barbecue will take place in the Vicarage garden in Bidford following a short family service in the garden at 11am. Do come and enjoy some 'outdoor worship' followed by some lovely food and fellowship with others from our group of churches.

Previous Events

Christmas Tree Festival - 12 and 13 December 2015

Once again the Christmas Tree Festival at St Laurence's on 12 and 13 December was a big success. The overall winner was 'I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas' entered by Riverside Florists. For details of winners in each category and also raffle prizewinners, please see the February 2016 Parish Magazine, available in church and from local newsagents.

Overall winner.

Waterloo Care Home's 'Dotty'.
Bidford Library's 'Crafttree'.

Dunnington School's 'Astronotree'.
The Webb Family Tree.

The Glam-Tree.
My Grandad is an Angel.

St Laurence's Day Bring and Share Lunch - 11 August 2013

To celebrate St Laurence's Day and the recent ordination of Revd David Benskin as Deacon, a bring and share lunch was held on 11th August in the Church Hall. Great food and good company was enjoyed by all.


Torchlight Nativity - 15 December 2012

Some photographs from this year's Torchlight Nativity, through the streets of Bidford, with Mary and Joseph and the donkey.


Christmas Fayre - 1 December 2012

Some photographs from our very successful Christmas Fayre held at St Laurence Church. Activities included Christmas shopping, wonderful food, seasonal refreshments and Father Christmas!


Harvest Lunch - 30 September 2012

A very successful Harvest Lunch was held in the Church Hall on Sunday 30th September, following the Group Harvest Celebration of Holy Communion in St Laurence's Church. The event was enjoyed by young and old.


Bring and Share Lunch - 12 August 2012

St Laurence's Day is on 10th August, and to celebrate our patronal festival in 2012 a Bring and Share Lunch was held in the Church Hall after the service on Sunday 12 August.

It was a jolly occasion and we look forward to celebrating Harvest in a similar way at the end of September.


Also see: Previous Events Archive