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Heritage Open Weekend in Great Billing

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St Andrews Church

Come and celebrate the Heritage of St. Andrews Church and Great Billing

St Andrews Church, Great Billing, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 9EE

Bring a picnic and listen to jazz @ St Andrews Church, Great Billing.
Take a tour to learn about the village and church history back to the 12th century. View a unique monument by the sculptor Bushnell, professionally described as “grotesque”.

Friday 13th September 2019

From 18:30 – 20:30, free Jazz and hot drinks, bring your own picnic and tour the church

Saturday 14th September 2019

From 09:00 – 17:00, free tours of the church building and refreshments
17:00 – 18:00, free lecture on the history of the church and the village
18:00 – 21:00, Fish and Chip supper (ticketed) and quiz

Sunday 15th September 2019

10:30 – 12.30, Celebration service, including Creche and Junior Church
From 14:00 – 17:00, family fun afternoon and historical treasure hunts around the church and village

Booking Details

No booking required

Access

Wheelchair access to the North Chapel and therefore the Earl of Thomund Monument is not good, the rest of the church can be fully accessed

Additional Information

Max 15 people per tour/session. Tour of the church takes up to 1 hour, tour of the village takes about 1 hour Friday Evening – Fun for All Saturday Daytime – For the more serious historian Saturday Evening – Fun for All Sunday PM – Fun for Families The history of Great Billing has connections 17th Century Kings of Ireland and a sculptor for Westminster Abbey to the sinking of the Titanic, come and learn about its varied history.

Contact for the day: Dom Banham-Hall 07903 808104
billing.church

Directions

St Andrews is tucked away at the end of church walk – lookout for the signs for the church from the main road through the village

Organised by

The PCC of Billing

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