Special Events

We serve our local community of Forton set in the beautiful Lancashire countryside. Our regular worship continues in addition to the events below. Please click here for more details of our normal worship times.



Sunday 22nd July, 10am, St. James Church. Special Festive Service to celebrate St James Day.

Sunday 22nd July, 6.30pm, Shireshead Old Church. Songs of Praise with Pilling Silver Band (this is an open air service; venue may change if the weather is poor).

Sunday 2nd September, 10.30am, Bowling Green in Forton vilage. Open air service followed by Parish barbecue. Note the later start just for this service.

Sunday 16th September, 10.00am, St. James Church. Special service with Bishop Jill the new Bishop of Lancaster, followed by a Jacob’s Join lunch in the upper rooms.

Friday 28th September, 7.00pm, Forton Village Hall. Family quiz night, suitable for all ages.

Sunday 7th October, 10.00am, St. James Church. Harvest Festival all age service with Eucharist.

Sunday 7th October, 2.00-5.00pm, St. James Church upper rooms. Afternoon teas served. just pop along for a chat, a cup of tea, and lovely homemade scones, jam and cream!

Sunday 7th October, 6.00pm, St. James Church. Harvest Festival Evensong.

Friday 12th October, 7.00pm, Forton Village Hall. Harvest Supper. As in previous years, come prepared for a lovely spread of food, followed by great entertainment.

Sunday 11th November, 6.00pm, St. James Church. Special Remembrance Concert to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. Guest conductor Jean Pearson.