Is now in its fifth year. This years "Christmas Cribs" held in early December 2010 featured Cribs from different parts of the world. They come in all shapes and sizes from tiny miniature cribs to cribs over four feet tall. Ray Dyke's model of “Bethlehem” as always, was very popular with the children.
Click here for a pdf showing pictures taken at the 2008 Festival.
Pentecost Beach Clean
Saturday, 18th May 2013. A group of about 25 helpers (of all ages from 6 upwards) plus a dog, met on the beach. For more on this event with pictures can be found here
St. Blasius Academy’s ‘St Blasius Pageant’
It was a great pleasure to have the children of St. Blasius Primary Academy, at St. Blasius’ Church for a special service on 23 May.. Details click here
On Saturday 30th May, a group of volunteers from St Blasius Mothers’ Union in conjunction with Green Towns Shanklin did a magnificent job in clearing the litter at Appley Beach. For more on this event please click here
The Reverend Tony Richards’ Commissioning Service
On Thursday, August 6th, the Feast of the Transfiguration, St Blasius hosted a special service of Holy Communion…. For more on this event please click here
Ecumenical Civil Service of Remembrance
In our church on January the 3rd this year we commemorated and honoured the firefighters who died in the bombing raid over Shanklin. For more on this event please click here
Flower Festival 2017 ‘Gifts From God’
This event was a real team effort and one that St Blasius should be very proud of. More on this with pictures can be found here
The Simon Langton School for Boys Canterbury Chamber Choir
Saturday 2nd December 2017
St.Blasius Church was the venue for a fine concert given by the Chamber Choir of the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys at Canterbury. For more on this event including our Crib Festival please click here