June is a special time to celebrate churchyards and burial grounds and to raise awareness of the treasures they contain. Cherishing Churchyards Week is run by Caring for God’s Acre and brings together lots of events you can join – below are some we know about in the Diocese of Oxford and you can find a full list here.
Anticipating Summer… A community picnic in the St Mary and St John Churchyard
Thursday 5 June – 6pm onwards
A friendly social evening with the chance to explore the churchyard’s wildlife and its links with local history.
Bring and share food. Soft drinks provided.
Family friendly and children welcome! Weather contingency plan.