St George's at 50
St George's Catholic Church, Hangleton and West Blatchington in Hove, opened in 1969.
In 2019, we have been celebrating 50 years of worship in the church with a series of events.
Friday 26th April
6:30 p.m. Charity Curry Evening with Bollywood Dancing
in support of the “St George Foundation”, Reg. Charity No. 1118871, helping street children in Freetown, Sierra Leone
This event raised £1,190.
Saturday 18th May
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Open Church
an opportunity to see the many artworks in the church: paintings, woodcarvings, ceramics and stained glass

From 11:30 am the artists will be available to talk about their work.
Refreshments available
7:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Barn Dance
suitable for all the family; live music
Light refreshments available, bring your own alcohol if you wish
Tickets £7, available at all three places of worship.
Friday 17th May
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Concert
including popular English Classical Music
Cheese and Wine during the interval
Tickets in advance, no charge, from each of the three places of worship.
Sunday 19th May
11.00 a.m. Festive Mass
bringing together parishioners from across our two parishes
12 noon (approx) Hog Roast
No charge
Judging of the Children's Art Competition
Draw in aid of the St George Foundation
(charity no. 1118871)

© John Armstrong

Children's Art Competition
Theme: St George. Entries will be displayed during the weekend 17-19 May
Involving Cottesmore St Mary, Hove, St Mary’s, Portslade
and children from the parish (KS1 and KS2)
Four prizes to be awarded for the best pictures
Artwork (A4 size) to be submitted to the schools by Thursday 16th May
or at Mass by Sunday 12th May.

Contribute your memories

If you were a member of the parish in 1969 or soon after, we'd love to hear your memories or see photos from that time.
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