New Chair for FoSP


Pat Shirley has been appointed the new Chair of Friends of St Peter’s, taking over from Frances Knight.

Frances has stepped down as chair after leading the work of FoSP for the last 4 years.

Paying tribute to Frances, Pat said, “Under her stewardship FOSP has continued to  thrive exceptionally well and l know you will all join me in thanking her for her leadership in this role (big shoes for me to follow but l will do my best!)"

The ‘Friends’ confirmed dates for future events as follows:-

  • 10th June - Open Garden with tea and cakes at Meon House
  • 16th September - Jazz at the Great Barn featuring Solent City Jazzmen.
  • 7th, 8th & 9th December - St Peter’s Christmas Tree Festival

The Friends of St Peter’s is a charity formed to raise money, maintain the church’s beauty and keep it in sound condition.

Over the years the Friends of St Peter’s have raised a great deal of money to support the funding for the recent renovation work, internal safety and lighting and the Gothic Tomb.