May | June
- Thursday 2nd
- “Church Saved! for the People and the Nation.” An illustrated talk by Grenville Weltch on the 1960-65 restoration of Waltham Abbey Church. 6.30 p.m. in the Abbey Church. Refreshments served from 6.00 p.m.
- Saturday 4th – Holy Cross Day
11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. Church tours.
12.30 p.m. Music for Lunch. Megan Linnell (soprano) with Claire Habbershaw (piano).
1.30 p.m. Procession from Cornmill Car Park (behind the Town Hall) through the town centre; ending at the Cloisters behind the Abbey Church at 2.00 p.m. The bells will be rung during the procession. Assemble for procession from 1.00 p.m.
2.15 p.m. Tower open until 3.45 p.m.; last entry 3.30 p.m.
Throughout the Day. Two recently discovered short films from the 1950s and 1960s will be shown in the Lady Chapel: A Church Fete at the now demolished Joyce House, and the 1960 Holy Cross Day Service, which was the 900th Anniversary of the Founding of King Harold’s Church.
- Sunday 5th
- All-Age Dedication Festival, 10.30 a.m. Celebrating our “Feast of Title”, the commemoration of the Abbey Church’s dedication and name.
- Saturday 11th
- Coffee morning for Christian Aid Week. 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. in the Olive Branch. Refreshments, cakes, raffle.
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Adam Logan (guitar).
- Quiz Night. 7.00 p.m. at St Lawrence Church. Tables of 6 or 8. Tickets £10 including buffet and soft drinks.
- Thursday 16th
- The Friends of Waltham Abbey Church AGM. 7.30 p.m. in the Abbey Church.
- Saturday 18th
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Petar Dimov (piano).
- A Magical Supper Evening. Hot supper, dessert, tea or coffee and a glass of wine or soft drink, with an illustrated talk on the history of magic. Tickets, £10. 6.00 for 6.30 p.m. in the Abbey Church Centre.
- Sunday 19th
- Bell Sunday. All-Age Eucharist, 10.30 a.m.
- Saturday 25th
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Yoon Seok Shin (piano).
- Thursday 30th – Ascension Day
- Choral Eucharist, 8.00 p.m.
- Saturday 1st
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Richard Chang (piano)
- Saturday 8th
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Krassimira Jeliazkova-Jones (violin) and Elizabeth Mucha (piano).
- Sunday 9th
- Pentecost. Parish Eucharist, 10.30 a.m. Choral Evensong, 6.30 p.m.
- Saturday 15th
- The Friends of Waltham Abbey Church: Coffee Morning. 10.00 to 11.30 a.m. in the Lady Chapel. Come for refreshments and to see the stock that the Friends’ shop has to offer.
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Ezgi Sarikcioglu (violin) with William Fielding (piano).
- Saturday 22nd
- Music for Lunch, 12.30 p.m. Sophia Prodanova (violin) and Daniel Pini (cello).