News

All Saints Cockthorpe

We are delighted to announce that repairs to the nave, chancel and porch roofs, made possible by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (GPOW) have been completed in May 2017.  A new guide book is also available in the church, or through the Trust’s office.  You can download a copy here.

Church Watch

A flyer is available for churches to display to draw attention to the recent spate of theft of lead from our churches. Please download it here and display it prominently.

Churches struggle to pay for repairs

In this video, featured on the Financial Times website, James Murray-Brown explores the difficulties we have in Norfolk to pay for the upkeep of our medieval churches  http://video.ft.com/5196975877001/Churches-struggle-to-pay-for-repairs/latest The film was made on the day of Nicholas Soames’ talk on Sir Winston Churchill which was held at St Mary and All Saints, Walsingham in September.

Country Life 17th August 2016 “It will be bliss to go to Diss”

Clive Aslet’s appropriately titled article in the current issue of Country Life focuses on Sir John Betjeman’s love of Norfolk and in particular its churches.  He also mentions the Norfolk Churches Trust.  Find out more here http://www.countrylife.co.uk/publication/country-life/country-life-august-17-2016

Talk by James Noyes: Iconoclasm and the Destruction of Heritage Today

On Saturday 4th June, the Norfolk Churches Trust invited Dr. James Noyes of University College London to give a talk at Langham Church on the subject of “Iconoclasm and the Destruction of Heritage Today”. Dr. Noyes grew up in Norfolk and went to the Norwich School. He was educated at the University of Cambridge and […]

40th Birthday celebrations

The Bishop’s Garden was looking at its best; the tent was up, the canapes and wine delivered and the rain came down as people arrived in the Cathedral for a special Evensong. After a welcome from the Dean, the Very Rev. Jane Hedges, the Service was conducted by the Precentor, the Rev. Canon Jeremy Haselock. […]