Church of England Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham Normanton-on-Soar

Facilities and features

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Car Park / Parking Available
Ramped entrance
Hearing (induction) Loop
Assistance Dogs

Our Building

Listed Building

Music and Worship

A Candlelit Christmas Concert is usually held at St James Church on the second Saturday of December at 7:30 pm. Artistes usually include The Bridge Singers, Viola Calthrop-Owen (flute), Neil & Jane Millensted (piano), Eric Brook (baritone), Anna Caves & Simon Barrington (readings) and Normanton on Soar Village Choir. We welcome accompanied school-aged children who are admitted free of charge, and they don’t require tickets.

The Church has an Alfred Kirkland organ built about 1880. It has a nice tone, and suits the size of the Church, which seats about 120 people. We have carried out a full restoration of the organ, restoring the organ to its original condition, removing “modern” materials used during a partial restoration about 30 years ago.

Groups, Courses and Activities

These are run by Revd Michael J Brock, and are held fortnightly at his home in Sutton Bonington. Attendees are from both Normanton on Soar Church and Sutton Bonington Church.

Help for Visitors

A guide card is in the Church, so that visitors can learn about the Church whilst they walk round. Also a full guidebook can be purchased at the book stall.

Church is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Other Features

We support The Carpenters Arms in Loughborough, regularly taking them produce donated at the Church.

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