At the AGM on the 26th April the treasurer reported that we raised £2751 in the year. In 2016 the Friends donated £1000 towards the new Church boiler and provided £2785 towards Architects fees for the Churchyard enhancement.
David Tamcken gave an overview of progress on the Churchyard enhancement, including the latest tweaks to the plans.
The Chairman paid tribute to members of the committee and the many others who gave their time so selflessly.On the 4th February the Friends hosted a showing of the musical Oliver.
£256 was raised towards our funds which are currently being used to finance the production of the architects plans for the Churchyard Enhancement.

On the weekend of the 15th/16th October we held a 24 hour music event. Every hour was filled with different music provided by volunteers. On the Saturday night there was a concert with Michele Brock, Clive and Helen Malabar ably assisted by the Undercliff Singers. Many thanks for the many volunteers manning the raffle and providing food and drinks. So far £1790 has been raised.

ROCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR 2. On September 9th the Ventnor Guitar Club returned to St Catherine’s Church for another evening of rock classic. Over 120 people came along for a great evening of music. We raised £473 on the evening. Thanks to all involved.