St Mary the Virgin, Norton sub Hamdon

DSCN4495.JPGThe Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Norton sub Hamdon is open to visitors every day during daylight hours.   An extensive new Guide Book is available to purchase which gives visitors a detailed insight into the church and its history.   A brief leaflet is also available.   The church has a variety of Services, details of which may be found in the church or on the Church Diary on this site.

Norton is part of a grouping of seven parishes which are known as the Ham Hill Villages.   The Priest in Charge is The Reverend Peter Thomas.   He lives at The Rectory, Chiselborough (01935 881202).

In addition to a Church Website and this Site, there is a Parish Magazine and a Community Newsletter giving information on church and community activities.

Come for Coffee

Norton holds a regular Coffee Morning on the fourth Wednesday of the month, which is an occasion for meeting people and supporting the Village Church


There is a Draw with a bring and buy Sales Table.   The latter usually has a suggested ‘Theme’ which in 2018 will be:-
FEBRUARY 28th – Herbs & Spice & All Things Nice Bring & Buy and Fairtrade stall
MARCH 28th – Easter Goodies Bring & Buy  (cakes, biscuits, flowers etc)
APRIL 25th – How does your garden grow Bring & Buy   (anything garden related)
MAY 23rd – Sense & Sensibility Bring & Buy   (scents, lotions, herbs & smelly things)
SEPTEMBER 26th – Harvest produce Bring & Buy
OCTOBER 24th – Books & puzzles Bring & Buy
NOVEMBER 28th – All things Christmas Bring & Buy
The ‘Themes’ are declared but other items are welcome.

Further information on all Norton Church activities from 881330