The award-winning Solis Brass Trio will be performing at St Giles Church on Friday 12 July at 5pm, as part of Petworth Festival.   The hour-long programme by the trio will include works by Rimsky- Korsakov, Beethoven and Brahms.  Tickets from The   group’s performing   at Tillington earlier the same day, so make sure you book for the right session!   Petworth Festival runs from 10 to 27 July with more than 40 events, covering classical, jazz and rock music, comedy, talks and more. 

Weddings at St Giles

We are delighted couples wish to marry at St Giles Church. We look forward to nine weddings taking place in our parish this year – our prayers and good wishes to you all!

If you are considering your own wedding, Reverend Vivien will be happy to discuss with you. See contact details below and weddings page here.

July’s Graffham Parish News is out now – with almost 20 pages of pictures and reports inside on last month’s Graffham Festival, including all the events staged at St Giles. There’s also all the regular content alongside it. You can read a copy of the magazine online here.

An archive of back copies of your favourite village read is available here.

We are thankful to be able to deliver our magazine free of charge each month to all parish residents and online here. If you would like to help us continue to produce this first class village resource, please click on this link.


Reflecting on a busy year for our parish, the Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Report of the Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Graffham with Woolavington for the year to 31 December 2023 was published ahead of the Annual Parochial Church Meeting at St Giles on Sunday 17 March 2024. You can read it here.

Night Prayer

Click on the CANDLE below for a service to use or download.

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Parish Eucharist followed by refreshments takes place each Sunday at 10.30am, except third Sundays when BCP Matins or Holy Communion at 9am is followed by a simpler, accessible ‘Third Sunday’ Service at 10.30am suitable for all ages. Children are welcome at ALL our services.

Supporting Ukrainian families

If you have accommodation locally that a Ukrainian individual or family could rent, please contact Revd Vivien.

Bellringing at St Giles

Our church has a wonderful band of ringers. Practice night is on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Do come along; if you ring or are interested in ringing, you will be most welcome.

All Saints’ Chapel Services

BCP Evensong with piano accompaniment takes place on Second Sundays at 6pm. Morning Prayer is offered there on Tuesdays at 9.30am, followed by our Pilgrim Study Group from 10 to 11am.

You can now raise funds for St Giles by shopping online – at zero extra cost to you!

You can now help safeguard the future of Graffham’s historic St Giles Church whenever you buy almost anything online – from your weekly shop to your car insurance – at no additional cost to you.

Click here to find out how it works and how you can sign up to help.

There are lots of other ways you can help look after our village’s beautiful church and everything it does for the community. Click here to see how easy it is.


Our safeguarding officer is Howard Pescott Click on the link for our safeguarding page

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Click for St Giles Church Graffham page with regular reflections and information about our parish
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Click for YouTube channel with recent Parish Services and Community videos, including ‘The Village of Graffham reads the Christmas Story’
Click here to see how you can help safeguard our beautiful church and parish

Graffham Archive website

To see Graffham Archive online go to: then enter your email address and create your own password  

Graffham Archives’ website enables you to find virtually everything available there is to know about the village’s past from the comfort of your own home, office or school – including every back copy of Graffham Parish News from 1987.  With a full search capability, you can see more than a hundred vintage postcards featuring Graffham’s buildings, people and views and read documents and memories of days gone by.

Contact Graffham Archivist Robin Brind at

Contact Us

Revd Vivien on 01798 867199 or for parish enquiries.


A defibrillator is available outside the Empire Hall in the village. Access code is on the Hall notice board.

Remember to call 999 first.