Welcome to the new FOSM website!

Welcome to the new FOSM website! The committee have been working really hard over the last few weeks and are delighted with our new logo and internet site. We decided a few months ago that it would be great to be able to reach out to more people who have an interest in St Mary’s Church and this seemed a good way to go about it!

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Latest News

The Quiz Night was held in Marden House and was reasonably well attended, a couple more team would have been good. The quiz was won by the Bellringers’ team, ‘Stedman’. It is hoped to hold the next one in early 2017, date to be notified. The Coffee Morning planned for 6 August has been postponed […]

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AGM – 5 June 2016

The AGM was held in Church House on 5 June 2016. The meeting was well attended especially with the prospect of listening to our version of Desert Island Discs with our guest the Revd Hedley Ringrose. The reports from the Chair and Treasurer are available here which were delivered to the meeting. FOSM Chair Report […]

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The Wine, the Which and the Wardrobe!

A good time was had by all What a great way to see in the New Year, with a wine tasting event, led by Calne's very own expert sommelier, David from the New Wine Shop.  It was a fascinating and enjoyable event which got steadily louder and more raucous as the evening progressed!  David shared [...] Continue Reading

Christmas Festival

A new event has been added to the Calne Christmas Festival this year; a Christmas Tree festival to be held in St Mary’s Church. Local businesses and organisations were invited to sponsor a tree which will be displayed in St Mary’s Church for a week starting on the day of the Calne Christmas Festival to […]

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Tunes and Tea

The Song Circle provided us with another afternoon of song followed by tea and lots of cake! There was a wide range of music from Mendelsohn to the Beatles and all beautifully sung. Our thanks must go to Alison for arranging it all and of course to the singers who give the own time in […]

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Summer news from FOSM

FOSM have been busy in the summer sunshine with a successful coffee morning on 1st August and planning for our next event, a concert with local musicians Laurence Davies and Sian McInally which takes place in Marden House on 21st August.  Do come along at 7:00 to enjoy an Evening of Summer Music, it will […]

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Teddy Bears and Cake!

It’s amazing to see that we’ve been up and running for six weeks now!  Since then we’ve had our AGM, which included a very interesting ‘Desert Island Discs’ session with FOSM President, Rev Bob Kenway.  It was fascinating to hear that his great ambition of becoming a farmer was thwarted by hay fever!  We learnt [...] Continue Reading

2013 Wedding Dress Fayre

In the summer of 2013 a Wedding Dress Fayre was held, with dresses from every decade of the last century on display, as well as some from the Victorian era. To launch the week-long exhibition visitors enjoyed a fashion show with live music. The models in the fashion show were the grand-daughters of those who had originally worn them. It was a wonderful evening and a fascinating display!

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