Village of Haddenham

Mitre Spotted the Bishop

Home » News » Mitre Spotted the Bishop
Bishop Steven with Karen Collett 01
Bishop Steven at Haddenham St Marys School 02
Bishop Steven with Rev Margot Hodson 03

On Wednesday 26th April the new Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, visited Haddenham St Mary's School as part of a visit to the Aylesbury area.

Bishop Steven met pupils and teachers, other staff and parents as he toured the school. The children gave him a presentation of their life in the school and asked him questions. Later parents explained their thoughts about the school and how it combined Christian values with being a school for everyone.

Bishop Steven is on a tour of the Diocese of Oxford, which covers the counties of Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. He became Bishop of Oxford in July 2016, having been Bishop of Sheffield beforehand. He originally comes from Halifax and has four children and two grandchildren.

On his tour he also visted the Aylesbury Vale Acadamy, Long Crendon and Princess Risborough, where he gave an evening presentation and answered quesitons from church members.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Eat Out to Help Out logo 03a
Haddenham Webteam: Wed 29 Jul 8:00am

The Government has introduced an 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme at restaurants and other eateries to help such businesses recover as the Covid lockdown eases.This enables diners to get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner)The scheme will operate every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3rd and 31st August...

Feast Festival 2020 Logo 02
Heather Hunter: Wed 29 Jul 7:00am

Following last year's very successful launch, The Feast Festival is back — with the theme EMERGING!The organisers have decided to run a smaller responsible festival, so watch out for our socially distanced events. There will be a Parade of Emerging Giants, outdoor music and street food.For those of you that are wondering what the Feast Festival is all about. Our story can be found...

Family On Cycle Ride In Countryside
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 27 Jul 7:15pm

After more than two decades of campaigning, many local residents were delighted to hear that funding for a safe walking and cycling route between Thame and Haddenham had been agreed.So it is very depressing to hear that this decision is now being re-examined.Cynthia Floud, Chair of the Haddenham Safer Walking & Cycling Group, recently attended a Zoom meeting with local Concillors from Thame...