St John the Baptist Church Ruardean Patronal Festival Activities 25th & 26th June

Our Benefice Church in Ruardean will be holding its Patronal Festival on the weekend of 25th & 26th June 2016. It promises to be a wonderful weekend with the Church open for various events. Come along on both days to see the wonderful displays and flower arrangements from local organisations.

Saturday 25th June – Ruardean Church will be open from 10:00am until 5:00pm

DELICIOUS LUNCHES will be available on Saturday 25th June from 12 noon onwards. 

An evening of music – a fantastic concert in Ruardean Church on Saturday 25th June by the Rotary Choir “Smart but Casual” – tickets £5 on the night or can be purchased from Sue Young, Sally Parker or from Church. Concert starts at 7pm.

Sunday 26th June 10am – Ruardean Church’s Annual Patronal Festival Communion Service. All warmly welcome. Ruardean Church will be open to visitors from after the service from 11:00am onwards until 4:00pm.

Entrance to the church on both days will be 50p.


Thursday 24th March to Sunday 27th March


Maundy Thursday 7pm Holy Communion

Good Friday  – 2pm An Hour at the Cross

Easter Day – 9.30 am Easter Eucharist


Good Friday – ‘The Walk with the Cross’ – starting at Lydbrook Church at 9.30am, via Ruardean Hill Baptist Church (approx. 11.30am) for prayer and hot cross buns arriving at Drybrook Church at approx. 1.00 pm