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Baroque Night – 7.30pm Sunday evening 29th December

We are please to confirm that this Sunday evening, 7.30pm  29th December,

the very popular DAVE  AYRE and his Baroque Band will be returning to

St. Arvans Church for more 400 year old Baroque Music.

Please click on the link below:

baroque night 29 Dec 19 st arvans – poster

We hope you may be able to come.

Tickets available at the door.

(Under 16’s free)


Messy Church 7th December 2019

Following our successful inaugural “Messy Church”, a second one has been arranged for Saturday 7th December.  Please ‘click’ on the poster, below:-

Messy Church December 7th

This informal event is suitable for all ages.  We look forward to seeing you.


p.s. If you are not sure what “Messy Church” is all about – then why not come along and join us, enjoy yourself and find out!




St Arvans Church “OPEN WEEKEND”

As published on our Newsletter and in Fiveways Magazine,                                            St. Arvans Church will be OPEN this Weekend 13th and 14th July                             with Teas, Childrens activities, various displays and plants for sale.

Also on Saturday there will be Church Records and Monumental Inscription look-up available and two short talks about the Church, its History and People by David Priddis at 11.30am and at 2.30pm.

Saturday Open 10.30am – 4pm    Sunday 10.00 Eucharist then Open 11.15 – 4pm

All are most welcome.  Entry Free.

Donations for the upkeep of this ancient Celtic Church, gratefully received.



Apology for Temporary loss of Website

We wish to apologise to all our readers for the temporary loss of this website over the last couple of weeks due to unforeseen circumstances.  We hope it is all back on now so you can see the times of our Services, etc. over Christmas and the New Year.                     (see Post of Services for full update. NB our “Midnight” Service commences 11pm on Christmas Eve)

If you just fancy some Music, why not attend the Carols around the Christmas Tree in the St. Arvans Churchyard (in Church if weather dictates) with the Chepstow Town Band.    6pm Friday 21st December.

6pm Sunday 23rd December 2018 –  Service of Nine lessons and Carols              St. Arvans Church –  with Choir and soloists. Music Master: Kate Price

7pm Friday 28th December, St. Arvans Church – Dave Ayre’s                       Christmas Baroque Night. See separate Post for further details.

St Arvans Remembers

This coming weekend there are a number of Events in St. Arvans to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of hostilities in WWI.

On Friday 9th November, David Priddis will give an Illustrated Talk “St. Arvans Remembers WW1” the results of his four year research into those who served – See poster, below

On Sunday the 10.00am Service at St. Arvans will be followed by an Act of Rembrance at 11 am in St. Arvans Church.

Commencing at 2.30pm there will be exhibitions and Events in the St. Arvans Memorial Hall which was built as the Village Memorial to WWI – see poster

St Arvans Remembrance poster


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