St Nicholas, Hockliffe

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St Nicholas church sits on a hill with commanding views to the south and west.
It dates back to Norman times and there is evidence of the remains of a nearby Norman castle.
The church's font is early 13th century. The squat tower was added in the 15th century and has an unusual "water colour paint" appearance because of the render.
It has four bells two of which are particularly old. Work is underway to get these ringing again.


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Julia Dickens
Hockliffe Grange,
(01525) 210210 (Churchwarden) or 07791 394284

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Parish Eucharist
Holy Communion (CW) with hymns and address. Visitors are very welcome
Every first and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Family Eucharist
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Parish Worship
Service of the Word. Not usually a Eucharist. Visitors are very welcome
Every third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Messy Church
Messy Church is a fun family activity which includes a meal for the family. It will be held in the Recreation Ground buildings on the 4th Sunday each month
Every fourth Sunday at 3:30 PM for 1½ hours


Prayer Meeting
Venues will vary during the winter months. Please contact us for details.
Thursday at 6:15 PM for ½ hour
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Maundy Thursday
Thursday 24th March 2016 at 7:30 PM for 1 hour
Sunday 24th April 2016 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Combined Village Eucharist
Sunday 29th May 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Cream Teas
Sunday 19th June 2016 at 3:00 PM for 2 hours
Choral Evensong
With the choir of All Saints, Leighton Buzzard
Sunday 19th June 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer


Stained Glass
Church Open Services are held every Sunday at 9.30am. Outside this time, visitors are always welcome to contact the churchwarden.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Grant FELLOWS
Team Vicar: The Revd Paul Kevin NIEMIEC
Team Vicar: The Revd Bernard John MINTON
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7705
Built: 1200
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: BEDFORD (322)
Deanery: DUNSTABLE (32204)
Parish Legal Name: HOCKLIFFE (320319 32/319)
CofE Church Info: (632319 32/319)
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The current editor is: Terry Warburton

This page was last updated on Tuesday 30th July 2013
St Nicholas : Church End, Accessed from A4012, Hockliffe, Bedfordshire, LU7 9NH

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