Church of England Diocese of Liverpool St. Nicholas Blundellsands

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Yes, Ladies and Gents toilets are off main hall + toilet off vestry

Yes, in the Ladies' toilets

Bike rack on south side of church, Bridge Road/Harlech Road

Yes, 11 spaces + 1 disabled space in church car park - access via Harlech Road.

Yes, disabled toilet located off foyer to main hall/ access for wheelchair.

Autism or Asperger Aware / Accessible

1 disabled space in church car park access via Harlech Road

Nearby, at corner of Cavendish Road/ Bridge Road. 2-3 minutes away

Yes, ramped entrance into church hall via Harlech Road. Automatic glass doors into church

T -Loop in church

Some large print hymn and service books available

All assistance dogs and owners welcome

GF communion wafers. Lunches or suppers for special occasions, GF catered for. Other dietary needs catered for if known about in advance


Our Building

Grade II Listed Building of architectural and historical importance. Since receiving a grant from HLF, we open for Heritage Tours each Tuesday (10.00am - noon) and Thursday (2.00pm-4.00pm). Volunteer tour guides available at these sessions.


Music and Worship

Annual week-long Music Festival starts last Saturday in June.
Other concerts throughout the year

Norman and Beard Organ - see website for details see: www.stnicholasblundellsands.org/music-3/the-organ/

Adult and Youth Choir most Sundays. Rehearse on Thursdays from 6.30pm

'St. Nicholas' Singers - Community Choir' rehearse Wednesdays from 7.30pm - 9.00pm, no audition necessary.


Groups, Courses and Activities

The Church's Bridge Youth Club is a youth group aimed at 11-14 year olds, and meet fortnightly on Sundays between 7.00pm – 8.30pm. 2019 dates: 3rd March, 17th March, 7th April

'JETS' after School use the Church Hall during term time. Register via JETS

Meet every Thursday during term time

Monthly on Wednesdays after 10.15am Eurcharist in Council Chamber (off main hall foyer)

Meets every Tuesdays during term time

START courses held regularly

The 'Kind Hearts Cafe' - every Thursday from 1.30 pm in small hall. Serves homemade soup and refreshments

Meets every Thursday during term time

Meets every Tuesday during term time

Children's holiday Club most summers

'Holiday at Home' for the over 60s in L23. a week long programme of outings, get togethers, songs of praise and other events

'Holiday at Home' for the over 60s in L23. A week long programme of outings, get togethers, songs of praise and other events held at end of June.

Meet every Tuesday during term time


Help for Visitors

Yes, in church and halls

Heritage Tours of our Grade II Listed Building with trained volunteer guides on Tuesdays 10.00am - 12 noon and Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

A selection of newly published Heritage booklets about the Church's architectural and social history are available in church. Can be downloaded from website too.

'The Kindness Cafe' open to all each Thursday from 11.30am - 1.30pm. Refreshments and chat

We open the church as often as possible, either for services, Heritage Tours and concerts.


Other Features

Collection point at the back of church for Crosby Food Bank (Trussel Trust)

The church is located in the Blundellsands Conservation Area.

FairTrade

Yes, service held annually

Mail hall and small hall are available for hire

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