Church of England Diocese of Chester Astbury

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

The toilet is situated at the bottom of the ramp

There is a car park to the south of the church

The toilet is situated at the bottom of the ramp

There are parking spaces at the foot of the access ramp

Situated at the Village Hall opposite, over the road

There is an access ramp reached from the car park on the south side of the church.

We have a sound system with an Induction Loop. Turn your aid to 'A'.

There are available large print versions of the service sheets, Book of Common Prayer, Hymns Ancient & Modern Revised and the monthly Astbury & Smallwood Parish News - please ask if necessary.

Assistance Dogs are welcome in church and churchyard.


Our Building

Our building dates back to 1150 and is grade 1 listed. Please take care on the steps as you walk around. Thank you.


Music and Worship

There is an active group of ringers - please contact us if you wish to join.

We have hosted Congleton Choral Society, Biddulph Male Voice Choir and Nantwich Singers - details of future concerts will be posted in the News section.

The organ is a Binns from 1904 and currently being restored and renovated.

The 8 and 6.30 services each Sunday use the 1662 Book of Common Prayer: people join us from miles around to enjoy the magnificent language in their worship of God.

There is an active choir, singing at 6.30 Evensong or Sung Eucharist. They practise each Friday evening - please contact us if you wish to join.


Groups, Courses and Activities

We have an active Ladies' Fellowship, meeting on the third (second in December) Wednesday of each month in the Village Hall - please contact us for details.

A Mother & Toddlers group meets weekly on Wednesdays in the Village Hall during school term time - please contact us for details.


Help for Visitors

A Guidebook is available, together with a printed sheet of highlights.

We are open for services at 8, 11 and 6.30 pm every Sunday.
We are also open on Bank Holiday Sundays and Mondays as follows: Easter Sunday & Monday; the early and late May Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday; and the August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday, between 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm (Sundays) and 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm (Mondays).
Alternatively, individual and group visits may also be arranged in advance throughout the year by contacting William Ball on 01260 279276 or [email protected]


Other Features

Various Powerpoint programs are available for visitors.

The church lies at the centre of the Astbury Conservation Area.