Dodworth, St John the Baptist

The Revd Canon Keith Farrow is the current Vicar of the Benefice of West Barnsley and the four separate Parishes ( Cawthorne, Dodworth, Hoylandswaine, and Silkstone ), since being inducted on 14th June 2022. Contact can be made through the Benefice Administrator or Churchwardens.

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Rev Canon Keith Farrow

The Vicarage
12 High St

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S75 4JN
Rev Canon Keith Farrow
01226 958027

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Cutler Cafe in Silkstone Church

Monthly. Every Fourth Saturday at for 2 hours
Silkstone, All Saints
High Street Silkstone Barnsley, S75 4JQ, United Kingdom

The church has started to hold the Cutler Cafe on the last Saturday of every month between 10am to 12 noon.We held the first one in January and it was a great success.

The cafe is named in honour of Sir Gervase and Lady Magdalen Cutler who are buried in St. James's chapel. The Cutlers were possibly the most eminent couple who have ever lived in Silkstone Parish, Lady Magdelen was a direct descendent of Henry VII and her husband a prominent supporter of Charles I.

We serve filter coffee, a selection of teas, homemade cakes and Canon Hall farm shop currant teacakes with home made jam in the chancel of our ancient parish church. As well as selling tempting drinks and cake there is a wealth of information in Silkstone church concerning the rich history of the parish.

Everyone is very welcome to enjoy sampling our food and drink, meet up with family and friends and to discovering more about village history.

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Our parish of Dodworth: St John the Baptist is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Leeds’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO [add their details here or use the button to link to a page that shows the info] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor [add their details here or use the button below to link to your own page that shows the info or the diocesan safeguarding page]. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

Dodworth, St John the Baptist Charity No. 646196