An Easter Photo

Please click to see a photo from Easter in the church

Work in the church yard

Today, March 23rd, in the Churchyard, several assorted and enthusiastic people turned up to help do some spade and secateur work. We also raised just over £100 on the sale of tools and equipment donated by Julia and John Drury for which we are very grateful.

Confirmation service, March 2019

On 17th March at St James Iddesleigh many of the congregations of the four churches of the benefice came to take part in a service of Confirmation. The service was conducted by The Bishop Of Exeter. It was a lovely affirmative service with a good turnout to support our newly … Read More

Lenten Lilies

The lilies that grace our church at Easter will be gifts from members of our community given in memory of loved ones. If you would like to take part in this, please leave your name and dedication with a contact number on the list at the back of the church … Read More

News, February 2019

Welcome back Rev Susan after your recent absence. We are all so glad to know how well things turned out for you and the family in the end. Thanks to Dolton School again for a lovely Candlemas Service. You really make things special with such great singing. Also, thanks to … Read More

2019 Plough Sunday Service

You are warmly invited to the Farming Community Network 2019 Plough Sunday Service to be held at St Edmund’s Church, Dolton. Sunday 13th January 2019, 6.30pm. Speaker: local farmer, Kevin Down. Followed by refreshments at Dolton Village Hall. An opportunity for our local rural community to come together to look … Read More

There, But Not There – Tribute at Dowland church

‘RED FLORAL REMEMBRANCE TRIBUTE’   At St.Peter’s Church, Dowland, EX19 8PB 26th, 27th & 28th October 2018 To commemorate 100 years since the end of World War 1, St Peter’s Church, Dowland, near Winkleigh, will be taking part in the ‘There but not There’ national project, by creating a twelve metre … Read More

Art Show in support of There, But Not There

There are various events that are taking place in the village at which Perspex silhouettes are placed to remember those who went to war and never returned.  The Church has been a part of this initiative and here are pictures of the Exhibition at Dowland and the Arts and Crafts … Read More

Summer Fete Saturday June 9th!

Dolton’s Delightful SUMMER FETE Saturday 9th June 1.30pm to 5.00pm at the Football Field, Dolton Lots of Games with prizes. Face Painting, Cream Teas, Cake Stall, Plant stall, Raffle and more…. A lovely afternoon for all the family

St. Edmund’s Flower Festival

FRIDAY 18TH TO SUNDAY 20 MAY 2018 IN THE CHURCH FRIDAY & SATURDAY. 10.30 TO 3.30 SUNDAY 1 TO 4.00 PM Mornings: Tea/Coffee Afternoon: Cream Teas FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: CELIA HOWITT @ 01805 804762.  

Iddesleigh Friendly Society Service

The weather dawned bright and hot on a fabulous Early May Bank Holiday for the Iddesleigh Friendly Society Service. There was Lar Cudmore who has been a member for 73 years and Les Curtis who is catching him up with 60 years membership! Stepping back into 180 years of history. … Read More

Oddments Theatre Company presents…

Oddments Theatre Company presents The Hiding Place Clinton Hall, Merton. 7.30pm on 27th April Tickets £10.00 available from 01409 281424 ************ This is the riveting tale of a Dutchwoman, Corrie Ten Boom who aided the escape of 800 Jews. prior to her incarceration in a concentration camp during WW2, Corrie … Read More

Walk of witness

The procession of the cross from St Peter’s Dowland to St Edmund’s Dolton on Good Friday.  Our walk of witness took us around Dolton, before the service at St Edmund’s.

Free Concert Friday April 20th

7:30pm at St. Edmund’s Church – Dolton Rock Choir, John Tremayne, Dolton Ukelele Band, Derek Thorp. Light refreshments available – All donations to the upkeep of the church building and churchyard.

Messy Churches!

Here are a few pictures from the Iddesleigh Messy Church held at 4.30pm until 6.00pm on a fifth Friday at the Northcott Hall Iddesleigh.

Fund raiser – August 5th

A date for your Diaries every one, SUNDAY 5th AUGUST evening Cheese and Wine Garden Party at Stafford Barton. Proceeds for St Peter`s Dowland and The North Devon Hospice.

The Plough service, 2018

The annual Plough Service was held this year at Nature’s Own, Newlands Farm, Dowland on January 14th. Here are 2 pictures from the service.  

Christmas 2017

St. Edmund’s Christmas services started on 10th December with ‘A Christmas Celebration’, an enjoyable evening of traditional music, poetry, readings & songs followed by mulled wine & mince pies. Our Carol Service by Candlelight with the reading of 9 lessons on the 20th December was, as always, well attended. Christingle … Read More

St Edmunds support in 2016

During 2016, your church was able to give support to the following Charities:- Devon Historic Churches Trust Haiti Disaster Appeal Shelter The Children’s Society The Stroke Unit, Bideford Hospital The Royal British Legion Medecin Sans Frontières The Tear Fund The Freedom Centre, Barnstaple The Food Bank. A big thankyou to … Read More