Two National Lottery Heritage Fund awards worth a total of almost £175,000 will help bells at a south Norfolk church sound again and enable a Breckland church replace its lead roof. A round tower church at Aslacton in South Norfolk has a set of five bells dating from the early 1600s, which had to be […]
It has been announced that The Rt Revd Graham Usher will become the 72nd Bishop of Norwich. Currently Bishop of Dudley, Bishop Graham will move to Norwich in the Summer. Read more about him here.
A Norfolk church is a finalist in a national conservation award. The judges of the 2019 John Betjeman Award for excellence in conservation have just visited St Nicholas, West Lexham, which completed a £250,000 restoration project in January. The round tower church of St Nicholas was one of 23 entries for the annual award, which […]
All Saints, Snetterton, one of the Trust’s Leased Churches is currently closed for major structural repairs to the church and tower, funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant. In March 2019, while the scaffolding is still in place, a group of Trust members were able to see the work progressing and learn more about the […]
Grants worth £53,800 have been awarded by the Norfolk Churches Trust to safeguard heritage places of worship. A total of 14 grants have been made by the trust to fund urgent restoration work at churches across the county. The biggest award of £15,000 was made to St Mary’s Church, North Tuddenham, near Dereham (pictured), […]
A study by the National Churches Trust rated more than 2,000 British churches, picking out the best tourist drawcards factoring in their interiors, stained-glass windows, churchyards, atmosphere, wildlife, monuments and social history. You can read the article in the EDP of 7th November here Pictured is St Mary’s Burgh St Peter
You can read ‘Lyn Stilgoe’s interesting account of the 2018 Church Tours here. ‘Lyn is busy planning the tours of Norfolk’s wonderful heritage of churches in 2019! Pictured is St Mary’s, Carleton Forehoe, which you reach by walking across a field!
David Nice is a real champion of the Bike Ride and churches in Norfolk. You can read his latest blog David Nice here. It’s bound to make you want to go out and visit Norfolk’s wonderful churches!
The Norfolk Churches Trust ‘House by the Church’ event has now become an annual institution. And so it was that on 12 May, 375 members of the Norfolk Churches Trust and their friends were granted the privilege of visiting 23 houses and 4 gardens in West Norfolk not open to the public. The houses were […]
The Development Stage of the HLF funded repair project for All Saints Snetterton has been completed and the application for funding for the Delivery Stage was submitted in December 2017. During the Development Stage further investigations were made on the condition of the church as well as reports on its historical development, archaeology and a […]