What’s On this Christmas? 2021

Your local Churches Together & community events at a glance

Events during Advent:

Sat 27 Nov: Christmas Cards drop-in Workshop, 1-4pm Visit Ash Fantasia and then pop over to the Chapel on Wharf Rd to make a Christmas card.  No need to book, just pop in. (The Chapel)

Sat 27th Nov: Ash Christmas Fantasia. Contact to book a stall: events@ashpcsurrey.gov.uk. Market opens 12:00, carols at 16:30 and lights switch on by 5pm. (The Ash Centre, Ash Hill Rd)

Sun 28 Nov: ‘Advent Sunday’ Special Service & Sunday School, 10:30am (St Mary’s)

Sat 4th Dec 10am-4pm & Sun 5th Dec 12-4pm St Peter’s Christmas Tree Exhibition. Come and see our Carol themed trees, beautifully decorated by local groups. Nativity display and refreshments too! (St Peter’s)

Sat 4th Dec 11am-1pm St Peter’s Christmas Fayre. All welcome at our annual Christmas Fayre with Tombola, Raffle, Books, and stalls (St Peter’s)

Mon 6th Dec: St Nicholas Lantern Walk, start times available from 4-6pm Celebrate Advent with a lovely lantern walk from The Chapel on Wharf Rd to St Mary’s church garden on Vale Rd, where you can meet St Nicholas and enjoy Rev Neil’s famous home-made pizza! Please text to book: 07730 609446 (Chapel & St Mary’s)

Thurs 9th Dec: Animal Nativity 1pm and again at 2pm  (St Paul’s)

Sunday 12th Dec: Christmas Market, 4pm Come and enjoy the Christmassy atmosphere of an outdoor Christmas Market, with mulled wine, food and raffle, shop local for unique and beautiful Christmas gifts. (St Mary’s)

Sun 12th Dec: Carols by Candlelight (outdoors) 6pm  After the lovey atmospheric Christmas Market, join us for an open air carol service outside. All welcome, no need to book (St Mary’s)

Sun 19th Dec: (St Mary’s)

Family Service & Sunday school, 10:30am. Last date for bringing Christmas hamper donations to church for local families in need —thank you for your support!  

Sun 19th Dec: (St Peter’s)

· Traditional Holy Communion 8am

· Parish Communion 10am

· Carol Service 3pm

Sun 19th Dec: Carols at St Paul’s Tongham 4pm (St Paul’s)

Sun 19th Dec: Ash Museum Open Day, 2-4:30pm (Cemetary Chapel GU12 6LX)

Christmas Eve

Fri 24th Dec: The Christingle Journey, 3-6pm It’s a bit like Christingle, but more interactive! Join us at St Mary’s to see the Shepherds, make a Christingle, sing carols, taste a locally brewed beer at the Inn, and meet Mary, Joseph and Jesus in the stable. (Do dress for the weather!) Please text to book your arrival time 07730 609446 Donations going to The Children’s Society (St Mary’s)

Friday 24th Dec: (St Mary’s)

· 11.30pm Midnight Mass Church Service to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Fri 24th Dec: (St Peter’s)

· 11am Family Crib Service

· 5pm Family Crib Service

· 11.30pm Midnight Mass

Fri 24th Dec: (St Paul’s)

· 4pm Carols

· 11.30pm Christmas Communion

Fri 24th Dec: (Holy Angels)

· 7pm Christmas  Family Mass Catholic Service

· 10:30pm Carols

· 11pm Midnight Mass, Catholic Service

Christmas Day

Sat 25th Dec: (St Mary’s) Christmas Day Service 10:30am Main Christmas Day Morning Service on Zoom and in Church. for Zoom details contact parishoffice@ash-vale.org.uk

Sat 25th Dec: (St Peter’s): Traditional Holy Communion 8am / Christmas Day Communion 10am

Sat 25th Dec: (St Paul’s): 8am Christmas day service / 10am Christmas day service

Sat 25th Dec: (Holy Angels)Christmas Day Mass, 11am Catholic Service

All events are subject to change due to covid restrictions, please keep an eye on the websites, social media

Where’s that Church?

Church addresses: 

St Mary’s, Vale Rd, GU12 5JE www.ash-vale.org.uk

The Chapel, Wharf Rd GU12 5AY www.ashvalechapel.com

St Paul’s, Poyle Rd, Tongham (https://www.stpaulstongham.org.uk/)

St Peter’s, Ash Church Rd, GU12 6LU http://www.saint-peters-ash.org.uk/

Holy Angels, Ash Church Rd, GU12 6LU www.holyangelsash.org/

(St Peter’s Centre is opposite)

Holy Angels, Ash Church Rd, GU12 6LU