St Nicholas, Bradfield

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St Nicholas' Church is a beautiful 15th century building set in Sheffield's Peak District, with many interesting features: glass, stonework, and woodwork.  Simon Jenkins, in "England's Thousand Best Churches" writes that, from the church, "the view is glorious, enjoyed by the weather beaten gargoyles peering from under toppling pinnacles".

The church is normally open 9am-5pm.

Church Groups include: Bellringing, Choir, Flower Group, Handbells, and Mothers Union

Sunday worship every week at 10.30am and 6.30pm.  

The Bradfield Festival of Music takes place each year at the end of June. Full details at "Bradfield Festival of Music"  

More historical information at "Heritage Inspired"    

Saturday 12th September: "Every Picture Tells A Story" Church open 10.30am-4pm.  See the stained glass windows of High Bradfield, with detailed information and explanations.  Refreshments available.  Free admission.  Guided tours of the windows at 11am and 2pm "What these stories mean for us today".  Guided walks at 10.30am and 1.30pm: the old buildings of High Bradfield and the Norman motte and bailey.

"The Poppy Memorial Trail": creating a pathway from St Nicholas' Church, Bradfield, to the various War Memorials within the churchyard using people's memories from World War One to present day. The public will be invited to purchase small red plaques to make the trail, the money raised will go to the Royal British Legion, Help the Heroes, and the church.  We will launch the Trail at 3pm on Saturday 12th September at St Nicholas’ Church. All welcome.  (Organised by the Bradfield World War One Heritage Group)

Sunday 13th September: "Every Picture Tells A Story" 10.30am Communion Service.  Guest Preacher:  The Revd Canon Sophie Jelley, Diocese of Durham.

Heritage Open Days is the country’s largest heritage festival with over 4,600 events, around 40,000 volunteers and some three million visitors taking part last year. Celebrating local history, architecture and culture, the four-day event offers everyone the chance to explore hidden places and experience something new - all of which is completely free of charge.

 Heritage Open Days operates as part of the National Trust with funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery and Historic England. Established in 1994, it is England’s contribution to the European Heritage Days, which is held annually in September in 50 signatory states to the European Cultural Convention.

 For more information and to find out about events across England: www.heritageopendays.org.uk

 Our "values statement" agreed at our Annual Meeting, April 2008:

St Nicholas' Church, Bradfield

Together, we are seeking

     to deepen our personal spirituality and awareness of God

     in Christ’s name, to offer friendship, welcome, and care to all people (young and old, female and male, all races, all backgrounds); and to enjoy good, strong friendships with one another

     to give generously through the church, in Christ’s name, to support those in need, and to grow in our understanding of the situations that others face, always aware that we are members of the global human family; and to learn from, and to support, churches in other places, as fellow members of the one Body of Christ

     to be actively involved in our local communities, for the benefit of all; and to treat our environment well

     with humility, gratitude, and creativity: to treasure, maintain, strengthen, and develop the inheritance we have received in our worship and church building

 

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The Revd Alan Isaacson
Bradfield Rectory
High Bradfield
Bradfield
Sheffield
S6 6LG
(0114) 285 1225

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Sunday

Holy Communion (BCP)
Every first and third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
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Holy Communion (CW)
Every second and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
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Choral Mattins (BCP)
Every fourth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
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Choral Evensong (BCP)
Every first second third and fifth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
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Holy Communion (CW)
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
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Every Picture Tells A Story
"Every Picture Tells A Story" Church open 10.30am-4pm. See the stained glass windows of High Bradfield, with detailed information and explanations. Refreshments available. Free admission. Guided tours of the windows at 11am and 2pm "What these stories mean for us today". Guided walks at 10.30am and 1.30pm: the old buildings of High Bradfield and the Norman motte and bailey.
Saturday 12th September 2015 at 10:30 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly Coffee
Poppy Memorial Trail - Launch
"The Poppy Memorial Trail": creating a pathway from St Nicholas' Church, Bradfield, to the various War Memorials within the churchyard using people's memories from World War One to present day. The public will be invited to purchase small red plaques to make the trail, the money raised will go to the Royal British Legion, Help the Heroes, and the church. We will launch the Trail at 3pm on Saturday 12th September at St Nicholas’ Church. All welcome. (Organised by the Bradfield World War One Heritage Group)
Saturday 12th September 2015 at 3:00 PM for 20 minutes
Family Friendly Coffee
Every Picture Tells A Story
"Every Picture Tells A Story" 10.30am Communion Service. Guest Preacher: The Revd Canon Sophie Jelley, Director of Mission, Discipleship and Ministry, Diocese of Durham.
Sunday 13th September 2015 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee Common Worship

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Clergy: The Revd Alan Timothy ISAACSON
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 17491
Built: 15th century
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: Sheffield and Rotherham (351)
Deanery: ECCLESFIELD (35103)
Benefice: Bradfield (35/017 K)
Parish Legal Name: Bradfield (350122 35/122)
CofE Church Info: (635122 35/122)
Short URL: acny.uk/17491/
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The current editor is: Alan Isaacson

This page was last updated on Wednesday 26th August 2015
 
 
St Nicholas : Town Gate, High Bradfield, Bradfield, South Yorkshire, S6 6LG

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