Poetry and Prosecco

Poetry and Prosecco with David Nash Sept 8 7:30 pm

On the evening of Saturday 8 September we were treated to an evening of Poetry and Prosecco (with nibbles). David Nash joined us – accompanied by members of the St Mary Magdalene Drama Group – who entertained us with a selection of poems on a variety of topics from well known and not so well known authors. We were joined … Read More

Magazine September 2018

Parish Concert

Parish Magazine ~ September 2018 It’s five years now since Archbishop Justin Welby declared what the press decided to call the ‘war on Wonga’. You probably remember – Wonga were in the habit of advertising short-term unsecured loans with their 2 little old people saying in their cartoony way that this was the solution to all their problems. Ironic that … Read More

Magazine August 2018

Poetry and Prosecco evening

Parish Magazine ~ August 2018 Dear friends, All this sweltering heat we are having reminds me of the places in the world where I have been, where such temperatures are normal. Usually hot weather is associated with holidays – or pilgrimages – and for sure we have had Israeli and Jordanian and Egyptian temperatures these last few weeks haven’t we?!. … Read More

Poetry, Port and Prosecco

St Mary Magdalene

2018 Poetry and Prosecco evening

Spend an joyful evening sipping Prosecco and eating nibbles whilst listening to the delightful David Nash recite poetry and other monologues at St Mary Magdalene. Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in … Read More