Carlton Male Voice Choir - October 2014

Carlton Male Voice ChoirA select audience enjoyed an evening concert of songs from the last century with the harmonic Carlton Male Voice Choir. The concert was in aid of South West Notts Explorer Scouts and introduced three of the four young people representing the local district at the 2015 World Scout Jambooree in Japan


Cantata Ensemble - June 2014

Cantata EnsembleA packed church enjoyed an evening concert of songs from West End and Broadway shows. The wonderful Cantata Ensemble received the first standing ovation at a church concert for many a year. Read more...


Diamond Jubilee - March 2014

diamond jubilee mass Archbishop Elect Malcolm, supported by Deacon Anthony together with present and past Priests of the Parish, said Mass for a packed congregation on Friday 21 March to celebrate 60 years since the consecration of our church.


Snowman Drive - January 2014

Snowman Drive

Back by popular demand, the manic evening of dice throwing and snowman drawing enjoyed by a large number of parishioners gathered in the parish hall. More pictures..


Summer Fair July 2013

Summer fair

All the usual fun of the Assumption summer fair: cakes, fair trade, craft stalls, plants, bric-a-brac, sausages, burgers, tea and scones, children's games - all accompanied by sweet music from the Mums' Choir. This year's special extra: Fr Robbie in the stocks!

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Fr Robbie's Installation - 8 March 2013

Fr Robbie's Induction

A large number of parishioners gathered at the Assumption to welcome Fr Robbie as our Parish Priest. More pictures..


Portuguese visitors August 2010

Pioneiros Visit Aug 2010

A group of 11 charming Portuguese explorer scouts (Pioneiros) and three of their leaders were staying in Stapleford for a few days and joined us for Mass at the Assumption. They sang beautifully at the offertory and after communion.
 
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Youth Mass 2009

Youth Mass 2009

About 100 parishioners - young and young-at-heart - gathered at the Assumption for an uplifting and joyful youth-led Mass. Read more..


Parish walk 2009

Parish walk 2009

There were two routes to choose from. The first "wheelchair- and buggy-friendly" route of about three miles ran from the Assumption around the university lake and back again. The longer, more demanding route took us through Wollaton Park too. Read more..


Good Friday Dramatised Walk of Witness 2007

Good Friday Walk of Witness 2007

For the fourth year in a row, on Good Friday 2007, the Churches Together in Beeston and Chilwell led the witness of Our Lord's Passion to the townsfolk of Beeston with a dramatised walk with Our Lord on His Way of the Cross. Read more..


Altar Servers Walk to Dale Abbey August 2006

Altar Servers Walk to Dale Abbey August 2006

One Wednesday in the middle of a long and very hot summer, the 9.00am Mass was rather better attended than usual, and the Sanctuary was pretty crowded with a (nearly) full complement of Altar Servers. Fr Kevin "sent them forth" on their Sponsored Walk.  Read more..


Good Friday Dramatised Walk of Witness 2006

Good Friday Walk of Witness 2006

For the third year in a row, on Good Friday 2006, the Churches Together in Beeston and Chilwell led the witness of Our Lord's Passion to the townsfolk of Beeston with a dramatised walk with Our Lord on His Way of the Cross. Read more..


Parish walk 2005

Parish walk 2005

Following on from the successful "Beating of the Bounds" walk in 2004, which was part of The Assumption's Golden Jubilee Celebrations, we decided to organise another Parish walk. Read more..


Nottingham Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2005

Nottingham Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2005

A reflection on the experiences of the joint contingent from The Assumption, Beeston and St John the Evangelist, Stapleford who took part in the Nottingham Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham in June 2005. Read more..


Good Friday Dramatised Walk of Witness 2005

Good Friday Walk of Witness 2005

Once again, on Good Friday 2005, the Churches Together in Beeston and Chilwell led the witness of Our Lord's Passion to the townsfolk of Beeston with a dramatised walk with Our Lord on His Way of the Cross. Beginning at Broadgate Park, the story of Christ's betrayal and sentencing unfolded. Read more..


Beating Of The Bounds 2004

Beating The Bounds 2004

As part of our Golden Jubilee Celebrations, we decided to follow the medieval tradition of "Beating of the Bounds" wherein the parishioners would walk the Parish boundary, beating it with their sticks as they went. The boundaries were very important as they determined which parish received the tithes! The elders would take the boys (the elders of the future) with them on this walk and inflict some form of pain on them at the boundary marker stones so that they would never forget where the parish boundary lay!. Read more..


Good Friday Dramatised Walk of Witness 2004

Good Friday Walk of Witness 2004

Images from the Good Friday Walk of Witness 2004 tell the story of Christ's journey to the Cross. The stations described are those used by the Pope in Rome (known as the Roman Stations), rather than the more familiar Jerusalem Stations, which are commonly found in our churches. Read more..


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