Silent Auction

AUCTION NOW CLOSED Thank you to all who have participated. Winners will be informed and Instructions for payment will be issued by email within the next 48hrs All monies raised from this auction will be shared three ways: Nth’n Aldborough Festival, Ripon Choral Society, St John’s Church Personal information disclosed in making your on-line bid…

St John’s gains Eco Church Status

St John’s, Sharow becomes only the fifth church in the Diocese of Leeds to gain an Eco Church Award. The news comes at the end of the church’s Cherishing Our Churchyard Week, which saw local schools and charities assisting with biodiversity surveys, moth captures and churchyard trails. The award was presented by Jemima Parker, Diocesan…

Sepia Soldier

The 11th November was marked by an intimate, poignant evening of poetry, music and anecdotes, delivered by Michael Severn. ‘Sepia Soldier’ was an evening loosely orientated around exploring the history of Reginald James Oliver Severn, an ancestor of Michael who was killed in World War 1. The portrait of Reggie, passed down to Michael through the family,…