HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2018

ACTIVITIES AT ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH -  8TH - 16TH SEPTEMBER

EXHIBITION AND CHURCH TRAIL:  EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN OF ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH

From Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th September there will be an exhibition celebrating some of the famous women with a connection to the church.  And some of the extraordinary but forgotten women.  Find out more about them as you follow a trail around the exhitibion, and search out some for yourself!  

Open daily from 10.00 am - 5.00 pm.

TOWER TOURS:  TRY THE BELLS; SEE THE VIEWS

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September there will be opportunities to climb up the tower (made famous in the film Hot Fuzz) and also to learn about bellringing and try ringing, both handbells and the church bells.  

Tours at 10.30, 11.30, 2.30 and 3.30 on Saturday 15th; and 2.30 and 3.30 on Sunday 16th.  (Times are a bit approximate and it may be worth taking pot luck!).  Wells Bells website

 

TALKS AND DISPLAYS ABOUT THE UNIQUE PAINTED STATUE FRAGMENTS

Find out more about the story of the stone reredoses:  their destruction and discovery.  It is a rare opportunity to see some of the fragments which are unique.

Talks at 11.00, 12.00, 2.00 and 3.00 on Saturday 8th and Saturday 15th; and at 2.00 and 3.00 on Sunday 9th.