An illustrated talk by David Boyd Haycock on Saturday 23rd September 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Slindon BN18 0RB

The international art market is valued at billions of dollars each year. But what makes some paintings worth a fortune, and others worthless?  How is the value of a work of art determined, and what is the part played by fakes, copies and forgeries? Looking at artworks by some of the most famous Western artists, this talk ranges from the early Renaissance to the 21st century – and raises the puzzling questions, ‘what is art? and ‘what is it really worth?’

David Boyd Haycock is a well-known freelance writer, lecturer and curator specialising in British art and culture of the early 20th century.

Tickets, £10 per person (£5 student with card) available from:

Anne Jones 01243 814275    or

Moira Richards 01243 814735

Wine bar from 7.00pm 

All proceeds to St Mary’s Heritage Building Fund

Tuesday 26th September 7.30pm Coronation Hall, Reynolds Lane, Slindon, BN18  OQT

Their Finest Cert 12A

The year is 1940, London. With the nation bowed down by war, the British ministry turns to propaganda films to boost morale at home. Realizing their films could use “a woman’s touch,” the ministry hires Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) as a scriptwriter in charge of writing the female dialogue. Although her artist husband looks down on her job, Catrin’s natural flair quickly gets her noticed by cynical, witty lead scriptwriter Buckley (Sam Claflin). Catrin and Buckley set out to make an epic feature film based on the Dunkirk rescue starring the gloriously vain, former matinee idol Ambrose Hilliard (Bill Nighy).

“You’d need a heart of stone and a funny bone of porridge not to enjoy this sweet-natured and eminently lovable British film – a 1940s adventure, with moments of brashness and poignancy. “   [The Guardian]

Call Moira or Tony 01243 814735 to book a seat or take your chance and turn up on the night. 

All seats priced at £5.00 – pay at the door.

Next film; Tuesday 24th October LION 2016 Starring Nicole Kidman,  Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, and David Wenham  2 BAFTA’s and 6 Oscar nominations.

In collaboration with


Tickets £6 each  (Children under 12 – £3) from Tony Richards 814735 or Barbara Brimblecombe 814285

Entertainment hosted by Gareth Williams including live music from local resident Joe Hughes Cornick & friends

Menu:  Roast Gammon (supplied by The Forge)

 Baked potatoes and salads (+ Vegetarian Option)

Apple Crumble & Ice cream, Cheese & biscuits, Coffee

Cash Bar   Beer, wine & soft drinks

Raffle proceeds to charity

Everyone welcome to come along and join in this traditional village celebratio


We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Primary Department for boys with Additional Educational Needs in September 2016.


A brand new purpose built department with extensive AEN provision and facilities, will house up to 8 pupils supported by specialist/primary staff.


For further details and an informal discussion concerning your son’s individual needs please call Jenny Davies, Registrar on 01243 814320.


We look forward to hearing from you!


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