Visiting Churches

We are a non-religious group that is interested in churches and other places of worship – their architecture, monuments, art and history – and the people who have been associated with them over the years.

We generally arrange guided tours of interesting buildings during spring, summer and autumn, and a programme of talks in winter.

Everyone is welcome at all our events; although we don't worship together there is always time during our visits for those who would like some quiet reflection.

Some of the talks we have arranged, and places we have visited are listed below. (Please give Di any missing information!)

 

Talk Title

Date

Introduction to Quake

March 2017

History of Caldecote Church

March 2016

Introduction to Judaism

2015, 2016

St Paul’s Church, Letchworth

March 2014

Baroque Church Architecture

April 2013

Saxon and Norman Church architecture

January 2012

Gothic Church Architecture

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Name

Where

Date

New St Lawrence

Ayot St Lawrence

April 2016

Old St Lawrence

Ayot St Lawrence April 2016
St Peter

Ayot St Peter

April 2016

St Mary

Baldock

July 2013

St John

Barnack

April 2012

Bunyan Meeting

Bedford

November 2017

Bunyan Museum

Bedford

November 2017

St Paul’s

Bedford

November 2017

Panacea Society & Museum

Bedford

June 2018

St Margaret of Antioch

Bygrave

May 2012

St Mary Magdalene

Caldecote

May 2012

Emmanuel United Reformed Church

Cambridge

October 2014

Great St Mary

Cambridge

October 2014

Holy Sepulchre ‘Round Church’

Cambridge

October 2014

St Bene’t

Cambridge

October 2014

St Botolph

Cambridge

October 2014

St Michael

Cambridge

October 2014

St Kyneburgha

Castor

April 2012

 

Clothall

March 2012

 

Dedham

Pre-summer 2015

 

Earl Stonham

July 2012

 

East Bergholt

Pre-summer 2015

Cathedral and Stained Glass museum

Ely

May 2014

St Andrew’s

Greensted

November 2012

St Etherlbert

Hessett

June 2013

All Saints

Hillesden

June 2014

St Mary

Hitchin

April 2019

September 2012

 

Ickleton

November 2011

 

Kedlington

November 2011

St Margaret

Kings Lynn

September 2013

Cathedral

Leicester

July 2017

St Mary de Castro

Leicester

July 2017

Friends Meeting House, Howgills

Letchworth

March 2017

St Mary the Virgin

Letchworth

 September 2017, April 2018

Cathedral

Lincoln

Pre-summer 2015

Holy Sepulchre (also known as St Sepulchre-without-Newgate)

London, City of London

June 2019

St Bartholomew the Great

London, City of London

June 2019

St Botolph without Bishopsgate

London, City of London

September 2018

St Mary Abchurch

London, City of London

May 2013

St Mary Aldermary

London, City of London

May 2013

St Mary Woolnorth

London, City of London

May 2013

St Stephen Walbrook

London, City of London

May 2013

St Magnus the Martyr

London, City of London

June 2017

Bevis Marks Synagogue

London, City of London

September 2018

London Mithraem

London, City of London

September 2018

St Etheldreda's

London, Holborn

June 2019

Southwark Cathedral

London, Southwark

June 2017

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Hindu Temple)

London, Neasden

April 2014

St Nicholas

Norton, Letchworth

July 2018

Cathedral 

Norwich March 2019

St Mary Magdalene

Offley

March 2013

St Martin’s

Ongar

November 2012

St Martin’s

Preston, near Hitchin

March 2013

 

Radwell

July 2014

Cathedral

Rochester

August 2016

St John the Baptist

Royston

November 2013

All Saints

Shillington

September 2017

All Saints

Southill

October 2016

All Saints

St Paul's Walden

August 2013

Coptic Cathedral

Stevenage

July 2015

St Michael’s

Stewkley

June 2014

 

Stoke-by N St Marys

Pre- 2015

 

Terrington St Clements

September 2013

 

Thaxted

November 2011

St Mary

Thornham Parva

June 2012

Holy Cross & St Lawrence

Waltham Abbey

November 2012

 

Walpole St Peter

September 2013

St Michael and All Angels

Waterford, near Hertford July 2019

 

Weston

March 2012

 

Willian

October 2011, February 2017

All Saints

Wing (Bucks)

June 2014

 

Wittering

April 2012

St Mary

Woolpit

June 2013

 

More News and Pictures

Here is a record of the talks we have held...

Below is a list of all of the Churches we have visited ...

Bevis Marks Synagogue - Thursday 6 Sept

A glimpse of India on our doorstep with the Temple's intricate marble carvings, colourful statues and carpets.

 Over 35 LALG members visited St. Mary’s, Willian,

 

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