Church of England Diocese of Blackburn Ribchester

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Located in the adjacent Village Hall, open during Sunday services.

Located in the adjacent Village Hall, open during Sunday services.

Limited parking available.

Our car park is tarmaced and entirely level. There is a designated space for blue badge holders.

A defibrilator is located nearby, outside St. Wilfrid's C of E Primary School.

Hearing (induction) Loop
Assistance Dogs

Our Building

St. Wilfrid's has been designated a Grade I listed building (1147377) by English Heritage. St Wilfrid's has been designated a Grade I listed building (1147451) by English Heritage. The sundial in the churchyard has it's own Grade II listing (1362274).


Music and Worship

Ribchester Bell Ringers meet to practice once a week, on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm. Bell ringing also takes place before and after the Parish Eucharist on Sunday and occasionally by arrangement for Weddings and Funeral services.

Occasional concerts are held in the church for special events.

Our organ is a two manual instrument, affectionately know as Gladys. She was built in the early 19th Century. Our professional organist is David Scott Thomas.

Book of Common Prayer Services

Groups, Courses and Activities

We are proud to have developed an active group of families who work together to provide Junior Church sessions in the Village Hall, adjacent to St. Wilfrid's church, at most Sunday Eucharist services. Our Junior Church is both fun and age appropriate group, and through this, facilitate growth in relationships and understanding. All of our Junior Church volunteers have been DBS checked.

We are proud to have developed an active group of families who work together to provide Junior Church sessions in the Village Hall, adjacent to St. Wilfrid's church, at most Sunday Eucharist services. Our Junior Church is both fun and age appropriate group, and through this, facilitate growth in relationships and understanding. All of our Junior Church volunteers have been DBS checked.


Help for Visitors

There are information sheets about the building and it's history at the back of the church.

St. Wilfrid's is open daily, during daylight hours.


Other Features

There is a Blackburn Foodbank collection basket at the back of the church.

Fairtrade items are often sold during teas/coffees in the Village Hall, after Parish Eucharist on Sunday.

Ribchester Village Hall, adjacent to the church, is a well equipped building available for hire. See www.ribchestervillagehall.org.uk for more information.