Abbots Bromley S.Nicholas, Abbots Bromley

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St. Nicholas' Church is situated in the beautiful Staffordshire village of Abbots Bromley.  It has regular Holy Communion or Family Services on Sundays and during the week but check the events listings as the times vary depending on the Sunday of the month in question.

We are a very open and welcoming church and would be pleased to greet visitors.

Local information about the village of Abbots Bromley can be found at   This website includes information about the famous Abbots Bromley Horn Dance and their reindeer horns which are kept in St. Nicholas' church.

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Revd. Simon Davis
The Vicarage
Market Place
Abbots Bromley
WS15 3BP
(01283) 840242

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Early morning Holy Communion
Held in the Lady Chapel on the first Sunday of the month.
Every first Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
2nd Sun: Holy Communion
Holy Communion which follows the regular eucharist.
Every second Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Resumes Sunday 10th December 2017
4th Sun: Holy Communion
Holy Communion which follows the regular eucharist.
Every fourth Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
1st Sun: Family Morning Worship
This is a service intended to appeal to families with young children.
Every first Sunday at 10:45 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
3rd Sun: Free Worship
Family oriented service without Holy Communion but which roughly follows the regular eucharist.
Every third Sunday at 10:45 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
5th Sun: Joint Holy Communion
Joint Service either at St. Nicholas', Abbots Bromley or at St. Leonard's, Blithfield. See local notice sheets for details.
Every fifth Sunday at 10:45 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.


Holy Communion
Mid week Holy Communion followed by refreshments.
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour


St. Nicholas' Under U5s (in Church House)
A group for babies, toddlers, pre-school children, the under 5s, and their carers with activities based on the teachings of the Church. This group meets in Church House, Bagot Street, Abbots Bromley, WS15 3DA (rather than in St. Nicholas' Church).
During school term time only.
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments


Morning Prayer
Mid week short Morning Prayer.
Every Thursday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour
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Christmas Tree Festival
Display of Christmas Trees decorated by local organisations
Sunday 10th December 2017 at 1:00 PM for 4 hours
Christingle Service
Candle lit service with Christingles for young families in support of the Children's Society
Sunday 10th December 2017 at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
Carols on The Green, Market Place
Carol Singing around the Christmas Tree on the Village Green with Uttoxeter Brass Band, followed by Carol Service in St. Nicholas' Church.
Friday 22nd December 2017 at 5:30 PM for ½ hour
Christmas Carols
Carol Service
Traditional Carol Service with the Uttoxeter Brass band, followed by seasonal refreshments
Friday 22nd December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1½ hours
Christmas Carols
Christmas Eve Holy Communion
Late night Christmas Eve Holy Communion
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Day Holy Communion
Christmas Day Holy Communion
Monday 25th December 2017 at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
Horn Dance Day Holy Communion
This Holy Communion Service is held at the start of Horn Dance Day, on the 1st Monday after the 1st Sunday after the 4th September (i.e. the Monday on or between 6th and 12th September). After the service the Horn Dancers collect the six pairs of reindeer horns from the church before embarking on their route around the local area during which they perform their famous dance.
Monday 10th September 2018 at 7:00 AM for ½ hour
Horn Dance Day Compline
A service of Compline is held towards the end of Horn Dance Day and follows the return of the six pairs of reindeer horns to the church. (Start time approximate.)
Monday 10th September 2018 at 8:15 PM for ½ hour


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Church Open The church is normally open to visitors during daylight hours. You are welcome to come in and wander round.

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Audio-Visual Hall for Hire Church House is available for hire. For bookings contact Gill Grundy 01283 840208. Church House is located on the corner of Bagot St. & Church Lane. Church House, Bagot Street, Abbots Bromley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 3DA is a Black & White timber framed building with a kitchen/entrance room and large function room downstairs, and two smaller meeting rooms upstairs. There are toilet & catering facilities. Accessibility, however, is a little restricted because of the steps and features within the listed building.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Simon Charles DAVIS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4113
Diocesan ID: 20/67
Built: 14th/1852
Architect: G E Street and others
Our Patron: Bishop of Lichfield and Dean and Chapter of Lichfield (joint)
Archdeaconry: LICHFIELD (201)
Deanery: RUGELEY (20104)
Parish Legal Name: Abbots Bromley (200067 )
CofE Church Info: (620067 20/67)
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The current editor is: Geoff Catterall

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This page was last updated on Tuesday 14th November 2017
Abbots Bromley S.Nicholas, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, WS15 3BP - ACCESSED EITHER: From Church Lane (WS15 3DD), south off Bagot Street at a black & white timber framed building. OR: From Market Place (WS15 3BP), down hill through the parking area in front of The Goat's Head, then turn right and through the lych gate

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