Discover events happening at churches, chapels and meeting houses across the UK.
Delightful displays and floral fragrances in abundance, tempting your taste budswith local beer or enjoying sublime music in wonderful surroundings.
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We organise a variety of events for Friends and supporters of the National Churches Trust. Join our growing family of Friends and help us to protect the nation's beautiful churches for as little as £45 a year.
For the first time, we brought all our awards schemes together into one nominations process and one event. Winners were invited to a sparkling high tea at Mercers' Hall in the City of London on 24th October 2022.
Our Carols by Candlelight took place on 14 December at St James, Piccadilly. Our intimate candlelit Christmas event featured incredible music and wonderful readings from Sir Michael Palin, Bill Bryson, Canon Ann Easter and Revd Lucy Winkett. The evening was hosted brilliantly by Hugh Dennis, who also shared his christmas pudding recipe with us!
Quarterly afternoon tea parties offering an enjoyable hour of fun, friendship and jollity. Special guest in June 2021 was Murray Craig, Clerk to the Chamberlain Court who regaled us with stories of the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
A rather special afternoon with our special guest, Hugh Dennis, award winning actor, comedian and writer, who talked about his life, growing up in a vicarage and why he loves churches.
A walking tour of significant churches linked to the legend of Richard 'Dick' Whittington and his celebrated cat. Led by Wing Commander Mike Dudgeon OBE DL we visited St Michael Paternoster Royal, St Mary le Bow, St Lawrence Jewry and St Mary Aldermary.
Led by Dr Rory O'Donnell, a Vice President and a longstanding member of both the National Churches Trust and the Cathedral Art and Architecture Committee, we received expert insight to the design, plan and the ongoing mosaic decoration of the Cathedral.
A glorious Autumnal day, perfect for exploring churches including St Andrew, Alfriston known as the 'Cathedral of the Downs' as well as the 20th century Bloomsbury murals at St Michael & All Angels in Berwick.
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