Events

 

Tour of East London Churches- SOLD OUT

A private tour of a small selection of churches that have been awarded significant grants from the National Churches Trust. The tour includes St John on Bethnal Green, St John of Jerusalem, Hackney and Memorial Community Church, Plaistow.

We would love for you to join us and discover these beautiful churches.

St John on Bethnal Green: this Grade I listed church by Sir John Soane features a crypt with Soane's characteristic brick relieving arches, also seen in the Bank of England.

St John of Jerusalem: this Grade II* neo-gothic church features well-preserved Victorian floor tiles and windows commemorating people associated with healing.

Memorial Community Church: built in the Byzantine style, features ten bells in the East Tower which were cast by Gillett and Johnston of Croydon in 1925 and engraved with the names of 169 men from the church and local community who were killed in the First World War.

Date: Tuesday 17th October 2017

Time: 10.15am – 3.00pm

Cost: £30 to raise funds for the National Churches Trust (to include refreshments, lunch & travel between churches)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT.

If you would like to reserve a place on the waiting list, please contact Sarah Ahmed at sarah.ahmed@nationalchurchestrust.org or phone 020 7222 0605.

 

 

 

Christmas Carol Service at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Covent Garden

St Giles-in-the-Fields

Join us on Tuesday 12 December for a festive evening of music and readings at our Christmas carol service at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Covent Garden, in the heart of London's West End, featuring performances by talented musicians and some of our most loved congregational carols.

We are delighted to be joined by guest readers Huw Edwards, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin and Hugh Dennis, supporters of the Trust.

Doors will open at 6pm with the service taking place from 6.30pm-7.30pm, followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

This fundraising event is free of charge, but collections will be taking place throughout the evening in order to support the work of the National Churches Trust.

To reserve a place, please contact Sarah Ahmed on 020 7222 0605 or sarah.ahmed@nationalchurchestrust.org by sending your name and number of guests, if applicable.