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Whitby Weekend: One last wonder… II

It hits you as soon as you open the door… the towering figures of St George and St Christopher draw your eyes. On our first visit, we’d had no idea what we would find when we stepped inside, but even … Continue reading

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A flying visit to Helmsley

On our way north for the latest Silent Eye weekend, we could not resist calling in at the Yorkshire town of Helmsley and paying a flying visit to the church. It seemed appropriate, as it is with our first visit … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – A Painted Church

He was right, I couldn’t believe it… the door opened to reveal a painted church. The walls of the north aisle of All Saints church in Helmsley are completely covered in painted scenes and pierced by stained glass. The sight … Continue reading

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Little gems – Stockport

“You are supposed to go to church on a Sunday it is true but not necessarily fifteen!” So writes ‘Don’ in The Initiate. It wasn’t quite as hectic this Sunday… a mere handful of churches, with a couple of country … Continue reading

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