Church of England Diocese of Portsmouth Botley

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

3 toilets are located on the ground floor, including an accessible toilet and baby changing facilities.

Baby changing facilities are provided in the accessible toilet.

There is a free public car park close to the church in Mortimer Road. Visitors with disabilities or deliveries can park in front of the church building, although space here is limited.

There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor.

Visitors with disabilities or deliveries can park in front of the church building, although space here is limited.

Accessible building with lift.


Our Building

All Saints' Church was consecrated in 1836 and is is part of the local Heritage Trail.

We only use fair trade products (tea, coffee) and recycle waste as much as we can. We also donate to local charities and collect for local causes.


Music and Worship

We play before Sunday services at 9.30 at Botley and 10.00 at Curdridge and rehearse at 8pm on Thursdays and Mondays respectively. We also play after weddings by request.

As well as weekly choral music or music group at our Sunday services we have an extensive monthly Music programme. The Botley Music Festival takes place annually and is always extremely popular.

Organ
Book of Common Prayer Services
Regular Choir

Groups, Courses and Activities

We host a monthly coffee morning on the 3rd Tuesday of each from 10.30am – 12:00pm. Pop in for a coffee and homemade cake, or browse a range of handmade cards, gifts and crafts. We have a raffle at the end of each session too! Come along and bring a friend.

If you have young children, you can also attend the Flutterbies group which runs in the church at the same time – parents/carers are welcome to come through and buy a cake!

We meet on a Friday at 3.30pm once a month during the school year rotating between the 3 churches for fun, crafts and a meal, finishing around 5.30pm.

Free entry, donations welcome. Aimed at primary school age children but younger children are also welcomed as we have a range of toddler-friendly toys to keep little ones occupied. Older children are welcome to attend and join in, or can help lead a craft activity or even help prepare the meal! Children must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult.

Flutterbies
You are very welcome to bring your parent/carer to help you explore a variety of toys, enjoy some messy craft activity, join in singing simple action songs and make new friends. Tea or coffee is available for adults.
We meet in Botley Church room from 9.45 am until 11.45 am every Tuesday morning, during school term time. Stay for the whole session or drop in when you can during the morning.
We look forward to seeing you there!


Help for Visitors

Information on the history of the church is available, and leaflets about local services.

Our church is open during the day to browse the library or for quiet prayer and reflection.

The Parish Office is open Monday Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm. It is also open on Monday evenings by appointment only for wedding and baptism bookings and enquiries.


Other Features

We accept donations for the local food bank

We use fairtrade tea and coffee at all events.

We have 2 rooms and a foyer with kitchen facilities suitable for hire