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Supporting the Work of The Octagon Parish

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Our Community

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Events Listing and Whats On

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Our Churches

The Octagon contains eight uniquely beautiful churches, many of them several hundred years old, seven of which are open for public worship.

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Our recent news

Church news

St Peter and St Paul Patronal Festival at St Peter’s Church, Racton

30th June 2024 at 10am A special BCP communion service to celebrate this patronal festival…
Community News

Compton Square Dance

Saturday 29th June 2024 - 6.30pm to 10pm at Compton Village Square The brilliant Hogs…
Community News

Compton Film Club – Wicked Little Letters

Wednesday 19th June at Compton and Up Marden CE School and Community Hall. There is…

Featured listings

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    Compton Village Shop and Tea Room

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    Hawthorn Electrics

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    Stansted Park

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