The Friends of St Mary's Church, Newport, Essex

              Supporting St. Mary the Virgin, Newport since 2000



Previous events ...

Cameron Smith and the Bishop Ensemble performed in the church on January 23rd 2016


'an innovative chamber collective of young classical musicians'

Violins   Ian Gibbs and Carl Bradford

Viola   Mark Gibbs

Cello   Cameron Smith


Mozart   String quartet no. 18  k464

Schubert   String quartet no. 12

Mendelssohn   String quartet no.4 op 44


Wedding dress fashion show and display at the church on Friday 20th May 2016.  There were about 50 dresses! And with sparkling wine, canapes and  raffle  it raised over £1300


Picnic Concert in the churchyard August 27th 2016  Tom Gamble - guitar and Cameron Smith - cello.  Music by Villa Lobos, Piazolla, Burgmuller and Gnattali.  Strawberries and cream and drinks at the interval

Picnic Concert with art Gardens poster 16 and 17 June 2018