St Swithun was a Saxon Bishop of Winchester and is the patron of St Swithun’s Church on Hither Green Lane.

Tradition says if it rains on St Swithun’s Day (July 15), it will continue so for the next forty days, so join the excellent Bishop of Woolwich and the Hither Green Choir to celebrate his Patronal Feast (Festival) Day and check weather forecast for the coming week!

Date: Sunday 12 July
Time: All day!
Location: St Swithun’s Church, 191 Hither Green Lane