Quiz, Fizz and Pizza evening 2019

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In spite of the weather everyone who had booked a place managed to turn up and enjoy the fizz, pizza and the fun quiz prepared by Elise, ably assisted by Bella and friend. The questions were a great mixture and just right – what a fabulous evening we had! Thank you Elise for being our quiz-master for the evening and … Read More

The Parish Barbecue

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The Parish Barbecue

The annual Parish Barbecue, held at Alison and Paul Reeve’s promises to be a fun-filled afternoon/evening with outdoor games. Bring your own food & drink.

Parish Games Evening

Parish Games Evening

Following on from the success of the Games Evening at Launde Abbey last year we held a Parish Games Evening in the Hall. It was open to everyone and all ages, there were a variety of games to play and plenty of fun too. Money was also raised for Comic Relief. Here are a few photos of just some of … Read More

Oberammergau 2020

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Oberammergau Passion Play

A holiday to Austria and Oberammergau 5-12 August 2020 Led by The Revd Dr Gordon Giles   25/09/2019 – Only four places left! Book now to avoid disappointment   Visiting Austria and Oberammergau Mosern in Tyrol This holiday is featured on page 12 of the McCabe Pilgrimages Oberammergau 2020 brochure. Please download a copy of the brochure for full details … Read More

Handel’s Messiah

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Update 01/04/2019 We are delighted to announce that the grand total of monies raised by our #Messiah performance last month is £4439.65. Huge thanks to everyone involved. St Mary Magdalene’s Church presents Handel’s Messiah sung by the Enfield Choral Society St Mary Magdalene Church, in association with the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers, is pleased to announce a very special charity … Read More

Jazz Evening in the Hall

2019 Jazz Evening

Old School Assembly played a selection of Jazz for us in a very special event. Jazz, dancing, wine and nibbles were all included in the price. It was a great evening! Formed from a group of friends looking to develop their musical skills, Old School Assembly have found their niche teaching and playing popular jazz and swing classics in schools … Read More

Parish Tea Dance

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Parish Tea Dance

Join us for this new event – a Parish Tea Dance. Favourite dance tunes and tea will whisk us back to a much loved era.

Organ Spectacular

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2019-07-20 organ spectacular

With our newly restored organ we have a very special concert featuring a variety of our organists, past and present, playing a selection of specially chosen pieces of music to demonstrate the organ’s restored abilities.

Drama Group Production

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These dates are reserved for a St Mary Magdalene, Enfield Drama Group Production – to be confirmed. Please check back for further details.

Southgate Symphony Orchestra

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Southgate Symphony Orchestra

A concert performed in St Mary Magdalene by the Southgate Symphony Orchestra. A North London symphony orchestra, performing concerts and open to amateur orchestral musicians. The orchestra has been part of Enfield’s community for over fifty years. Performers of the orchestra include members of our congregation and our Vicar, The Rev’d Dr Gordon Giles, who plays the flute.

Poetry, Port and Prosecco

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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

Choral Evensong at Rochester Cathedral

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Rochester Cathedral event

For this special occasion we will be traveling to Rochester Cathedral where the choir and friends will lead Choral Evensong. All are welcome to come along to take part in the service and support the choir. The church is the cathedral of the Diocese of Rochester in the Church of England and the seat (cathedra) of the Bishop of Rochester, … Read More

Launde Abbey Retreat

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Launde Abbey

The Parish Retreat is once again going to the beautiful house and grounds of Launde Abbey. Launde Abbey is a substantial country house in east Leicestershire. It is surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens and parkland containing mature trees. There is an 18th-century stable block, a chapel, and an early 19th-century ha-ha, walled garden and glasshouse. Launde Abbey was built on … Read More

Remembrance: Enfield and the Great War

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Remembrance: Enfield and the Great War

As part of our continuing commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice the St Mary Magdalene Drama Group with members of Southgate Opera will be performing a selection of poetry, song and readings from the Great War particularly concentrating on the Enfield area. Tickets £10 – only available in advance: 020 8363 5516 or via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/remembrance-enfield-and-the-great-war-tickets-50417594382 Monies raised from … Read More

Bingo with Fish and Chips

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Bingo with fish and chips

A truly international evening of fun and games with supper – bingo, originating in Guatemala, with fish and chips for supper, a dish originating in good old “Blighty”! Fish and chips is a hot dish of English origin consisting of fried battered fish and hot potato chips. It is a common take-away food and an early example of culinary fusion. … Read More

Jazz Evening in the Hall

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2019 Jazz Evening

Old School Assembly will be playing a selection of Jazz for us in a very special event. If you missed their gig with us last year, don’t miss out this time, it promises to be a great evening! Formed from a group of friends looking to develop their musical skills, Old School Assembly have found their niche teaching and playing … Read More

Christmas Communion

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Christmas Day

Christmas morning we meet together to celebrate Jesus Christ’s miraculous birth with Holy Communion.

Candlelit Midnight Communion

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Christmas Eve

A candlelit service that heralds the beginning of Christmas In many Western Christian traditions (especially Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist and Roman Catholic), Midnight Mass is the first liturgy of Christmastide that is celebrated on the night of Christmas Eve, traditionally beginning at midnight when Christmas Eve gives way to Christmas Day. This popular Christmas custom is a jubilant celebration of the … Read More

Crib and Christingle Service 2

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The Crib and Christingle Service has proved so popular that we need to have two to accommodate all the visitors! This second service is from 4:30pm-5:30pm. A Christingle is a symbolic object used in the Advent services of many Christian denominations. Christingle means ‘Christ Light’ and is used to celebrate Jesus Christ as the “Light of the World”. Used primarily … Read More