Raise the Roof

Re-tiling the Roof – the work continues.

Old tiles, batons and felt removed, exposing the intricate structure underneath.  New felt and batons installed ready for the new tiles to be put in place.  Many of the tiles have been sponsored with the dedications inscribed on their...

Re-tiling the Roof – the work begins.

The work to re-tile the church roof commenced at the end of July 2019 with some of the scaffolding being erected to allow the work to begin.  Images below show the work in progress. – starting to remove the old tiles and works to the...

Sponsor a Tile

Sponsor a Tile As part of the fundraising activities for the Raise the Roof Project, we have been inviting sponsorship of the tiles which are being used on the church roof.  £10 purchases a tile.  A name and/or dedication is recorded in a record book, with the details...

Story of Pagham Weddings – 22nd September 2018

Story of Pagham Weddings – 22nd September 2018

A celebration of weddings that have taken place at Pagham Church across the decades Do you remember the last time it was raining and very windy in Pagham on a Saturday – what on earth did we used to do? Well, it seems that everyone chose the same activity today as...

Cream Teas and Music – June 2018

Year by year the Glenwood Choir delight us with their ready smiles and sing-a-long music. Today was no exception – Songs from Musicals. It was a most enjoyable and relaxed afternoon, as we were invited to eat the delicious scones, jam, cream and fresh strawberries and...

Art Exhibition 2018

The first St Thomas à Becket’s Art Exhibition was held in 1996, the year that St Andrew’s Chapel was consecrated. Frank Rowley (Trudi Kearsley’s father) organised it until it grew so vast that it had to be held in the church so that there was more room for...

Chichester Voices ‘I Was Glad’, April 2018

CHICHESTER VOICES – ‘I Was Glad’ – A celebration of the music of C H H Parry Accompanied by Richard Copeland and directed by Andrew Naylor. Proceeds to ‘Raise the Roof’ I was glad when they said unto me . . . we will go into (St Thomas’) house of the Lord...

Taking part in the Story of Pagham Weddings

What is this event about? Here at St Thomas à Becket’s we’re making plans for a Story of Pagham Weddings event that will be taking place this autumn, on Saturday 22nd September 2018. During the course of the day there will be talks on the different aspects of getting...

Quiz Night for Raise the Roof

Our October quiz night was a real treat, both for our brains and our tummies. The evening took place in main body of the church itself, which created a warm, sociable atmosphere for the hopeful teams. Then some of the rounds dreamed up by Quizmaster Simon Tooley were...