Friends of St Andrew's

The Parish Church of St Andrew, Stratton, Cornwall

Our Mission: to help preserve and maintain the building and churchyard for future generations

Books & Pictures

(pictures are unframed)

Individual items sent post free. Multiple items may incur a nominal charge.

Your Gardening Year

By Greenfingers

If you are a gardener already, this little book may be superfluous to your needs, but for those with little or no horticultural knowledge who would like to make a garden, these gardening tips could help.

The ubiquitous garden plaque says:

 “One is nearer God's heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth.”




Inspired by Stratton

Poems by Derek Ward


Growing Pains

Poems by Derek Ward

“A small collection of poems inspired by the events and people that shape our lives.”

This book of poetry was written by Derek for the 2013 BookFest.



St Andrew’s Churchyard Survey (printed book)

Third Edition

   £10.00 (New lower price)

Chimney Corner Tales

by Joan Heard


A collection of short stories and poems based on local history in and around Stratton

  £3.50 (last few copies)

Revenge of the Radish

A book by local author Trevor Lashbrook

(Book Two of the Wallabelly Trilogy)

A number of signed copies were kindly donated to FoStA


British Freshwater Fish (1987)

By Philip Jackson (artist and author)

Containing all preparatory sketches and relevant extracts from his book Waterways and Wetlands.

Philip was born in Stratton and after many years away returned and bought the old Stratton School building where he now has an art gallery.

The books have rusted staples but are otherwise delightful. Reduced to only:


The Welcoming Committee

Reproduced from a Watercolour by Patricia Greenwell BA AUA

Individually numbered copies measuring 16” x 12”

These prints are part of a generous gift of artwork made to FoStA by Pat in 2010.

Special price

£12.00 (very few remaining)

A6 card for all occasions

The cards in this section are all priced at £4.00 for five including envelopes. The card is blank inside and suitable for all seasons including Christmas. Order BVM colour.

A larger greeting card

A5 size (5.8” x 8.3”)

Stratton Dreaming

Original artwork by Jonathan Howlett MA

High quality white card, blank inside

Sold individually at £2.00 each

including envelope

An Easter Card

A6 size, printed on high-quality gloss card

Blank inside, with envelopes

£1.20 each or

£4.00 for 5

When ordering quote: “Paschal Candle 2021”.

The Old Dutch Tryptic Christmas card proved very popular and sold out in its various forms. I have produced a new version with text:

“May the wonder of Christmas bring you joy”

Christmas Cards for 2023

All cards shown are £4.00 for five with envelopes. There are also mystery packs priced at £4.00 for six. Please order direct from Val Barker using email: or phone: 01288 35 34 35

Val will ask for a contribution towards postage for multiple packs.

Lace Angel

Christmas Crib

Snow Scene

Christmas Snow


New Greetings Cards

Priced at £1.00 for a single card or £4.00 for a set of five (one of each), including envelope(s)

A6 size (15cm x 10cm approximately, when folded). See below for how to order.

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