Church of England Diocese of Sheffield Wortley

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Toilets

We do not have a car park. There is on street parking available opposite the church on Park Avenue.

Accessible Toilet

Level access for wheelchairs through the door on the south side nearest the bottom Lych Gate.
Wheelchair ramps available for the main porch door.

A standard hearing induction loop driven from the church amplifier. All the main areas of the church are covered by microphones.

Assistance dogs are welcome in our church.


Our Building

On Wednesday from 11am to 2pm

List Entry Number: 1286504
Heritage Category: Listing
Grade: II


Music and Worship

St Leonard's has a ring of 8 bells hung for change ringing. There is a team of bell ringers who ring them regularly for Sunday services and on a Thursday evening at 7.30pm for practice.
The Tenor is 11cwt - 2qr - 5lb in G.
Access to the first floor ringing room is by a wooden ladder.
Our Tower Captain is Andrew Beevers, contact: [email protected]

We do hold occasional concerts and live music during the year. Details are on our website and Facebook pages.

We have an operational pipe organ. Built, we think, by T.C.Wilcock
It has Pedal, Great and Swell with 22 stops.

Book of Common Prayer Services

Groups, Courses and Activities

Every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm we hold a Wortley Social Afternoon. An opportunity to get together over a cuppa and chat about whatever you like. Occasionally we have guest speakers and demonstrations. It is supported by Barnsley Age Concern UK.

We have a Friends Group "Len's Friends". Please email us for information.
The group help with voluntary work running the church, looking after the churchyard and planning and organising events.

Every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm we hold a Wortley Social Afternoon. An opportunity to get together over a cuppa and chat about whatever you like. Occasionally we have guest speakers and demonstrations. It is supported by Barnsley Age Concern UK.

We have a Friends Group "Len's Friends". Please email us for information.
The group help with voluntary work running the church, looking after the churchyard and planning and organising events.


Help for Visitors

When the church is open on Wednesdays from 11am to 3pm there are church members to provide information and guide visitors if they wish.
We hold Tower Tours on tower open days and on open Wednesdays provided the Tower Captain is present.
Guided tours of the churchyards are available by arrangement, on Wednesdays we have people on hand for those researching genealogy.

Heritage leaflets and historic information books are available in the church.
We have a digital Burial Ground Management System.

The church is open for visitors every Wednesday from 11am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 11.30am to 1.30pm.


Other Features

We have multimedia projection facilities. Automatic drop down screen and laptop by arrangement.

St Leonard's is in the Wortley Conservation Area.