Celebrating 1500 years of Christian Witness 2020

St Sennen Church, Celebrating 1500 years

of Christian Witness, a.d. 520-2020

1st December 2019, 10am – Feast Service, Bishop of Truro presiding (and relicensing of Brian Simpson as Lay Reader and Michelle Brown as Lay Worship Leader). Followed by Feast Lunch.

2nd December 2019, 7pm – Feast Quiz in the First and Last Inn.

17th January 2020, 7.30pm – ‘St Senán and the Origins of Sennen’, an illustrated talk by Prof. Michelle P. Brown, Churchtown Hall, Sennen (with nibbles, bring your own drinks), £3 on the door.

18th February, 7pm – ‘The Geology of Land’s End’, an illustrated talk by Profs. Gordon and Barbara Cressey, St Sennen Church, Sennen (with light refreshments), £3 on the door.

17th-20th March, 10am-4.30pm – ‘Saints, Sites and Signposts to Our Future?’, a retreat led by Revd Ray Simpson, Guardian of the Community of Aidan and Hild (Holy Island), with a pilgrimage around local sites led by Michelle Brown on 20th March. £10 per day (you can come for any or all of the days, or even half days). Book via canonvanda@gmail.com, includes veggie soup lunches, or turn up on the day with own lunch. Pay on the door. Talks and worship on 17th-19th March take place in n St Sennen Church, Sennen. The pilgrimage on 20th starts at the Church at 10am.

12th April, Easter Sunday, 11am – Easter Service.


31st May, Pentecost, 3-5pm – Ecumenical Afternoon Tea, Churchtown Hall.

Date tbc   - Celtic Music and Beer Festival, First and Last Inn.

Date tbc St Buryan Male Voice Choir Concert

14th and 21st June – Visit in Parish by the Bishop of Truro.

26th June Friday 4 - 6pm as 'Open Organ Bench'. Come and play the recently restored organ at Sennen for your and others' enjoyment. Followed by 6pm Songs of Praise.

Date tbc – Celebrating the Sea Party, Service in St Sennen Church at 11am and an afternoon of family fun on the beach, 2-5pm.

Date tbc – Celtic Eucharist and Cathedral Choir Evensong in St Sennen Church.

August, date tbc – Cream Tea in Cecil and Michelle’s quiet garden, ‘Land’s End Elemental Garden’.

18th September – ‘Being a Celtic Saint’, an illustrated talk by Prof. Michelle P. Brown, with discussion, on the input by early Celtic saints to appreciation of the natural world, to contemplation and spirituality, social justice and work in the world – and how this can help inspire and inform us today. Churchtown Hall, Sennen, £3 on the door, included nibbles, bring your own drinks (book via canonvanda@gmail.com).

26-27th September Local Artist Festival concluding with Harvest Festival on 27th At 3/4pm Songs of Praise Celebrating the Arts at Land’s End, St Sennen Church in Sennen Church

2nd November, 6pm – All Souls Service, St Sennen Church.

29th November, 10am – Feast Service, St Sennen Church, followed by Feast Lunch (book via canonvanda@gmail.com)

30th November, 7pm – Feast Quiz, First and Last Inn.

11 or 12 13th Dec Celebration of Crib Scenes Sennen Church