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Group Leader:

Ralph Brighton

Telephone:

01284 703969 / ralphbrighton@hotmail.com

Meets:

2.00p.m. 4th Tuesday

Where:

Various - see below

Status:

Vacancies

Notes:

Contact group leader for venues

CHURCH VISITS

Aims:  We aim to explore the great heritage of history, beauty and antiquity to be found in our local churches  Even a short visit can be an adventure of discovery and delight. This has led us to realise that there is no such thing as an ordinary church.  Every church is unique.  We marvel at the skill and craftsmanship displayed in the architecture, carvings and stained glass to be found even in the smallest churches and throughout all periods of history up to and including the present day.

Arrangements:  We visit one or two churches in a given locality commencing at 2 pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Venues: The venues for the next visit are announced at each church crawl.  These details are also posted on the notice board at Monday morning Monthly Lecture Meetings in Thurston Community Centre.  The group is open-ended.  All are welcome.

The group at Hawstead Church on 24 February 2015



Tuesday 26th March 2019 at 2pm

St Edmundsbury Cathedral


If weather is fine we'll meet by St Edmund's statue in the churchyard, south of the Cathedral, for a brief 'perambulation'. If wet/cold, please assemble in the Cloister ahead of you through the main entrance off Angel Hill.

The cathedral is likely to be busy so we must please be considerate of other visitors at all times.

The last time the group visited the Cathedral [March 2012] was for a tour with their own guides; this time I shall attempt this myself!


Ralph Brighton, convenor.

[ ralphbrighton@hotmail.com tel. 01284 703969 /mob. 07789 084727 ]


 Two web sites I’ve come across recently which may be of interest to you.....

            www.vidimus.org.uk - an on-line magazine devoted to medieval stained glass (featuring an article on Long Melford church )

            www.angelsandpinnacles.org.uk - focusing on many Suffolk churches