St Mary's Parish Church is the oldest and most historic building in the village. Parts of it are over 800 years old.
A special feature is the magnificent roof made of English oak with tiebeams and moulded braces with traceried spandrels, dating from about 1400 together with four pairs of half figures you can see looking down on you. These figures represent the Apostles and they are holding articles which relate to the Guilds to which the church was connected.
Other interesting features include the "squint holes" in the chancel arch. These were made before the days of church pews, so that the elderly sitting on benches around the walls could see what was going on at the high altar. this reminds us that a church is first and foremost about people and about meeting their spiritual needs.
SUNDAY 10TH MARCH - THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (MOTHERING SUNDAY)
(Posies will be handed out at both services.)
SUNDAY 17TH MARCH - THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
SUNDAY 24TH MARCH - PALM SUNDAY
THURSDAY 28TH MARCH - MAUNDY THURSDAY
FRIDAY 29TH MARCH - GOOD FRIDAY
SUNDAY 31ST MARCH - EASTER DAY
MONTHLY NIGHT PRAYER (COMPLINE)
First Wednesday of the month at 8.30 p.m.
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Meeting ID: 833 9881 3389 Passcode: 604152
Night Prayer is our short, reflective service – it’s open to everyone, and ideal for a peaceful end to the day.
ST MARY'S TEDDY BEAR CLUB
The Teddy Bear Club is on Wednesdays at 9.30 a.m. Ideal for pre-schoolders.