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Hard Hat day at Snetterton

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 […]

Trust grants £53,800 to churches

  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), […]

12 Fascinating churches in East Anglia

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

2018 Church Tours – a report by ‘Lyn Stilgoe

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!

Annual Bike Ride

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!

House by the Church

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 […]

All Saints Snetterton

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 […]

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.