Church of England Diocese of Birmingham St. Alban and St. Patrick, Highgate

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Separate Mens, women's and wheelchair accessible toilets off St Patrick's room at the East end of the church.

In the wheelchair accessible toilet.

Bike rack

We have a toilet adapted for wheelchairs.

We have recently upgraded our step-free access to the church which is available through the gate in the railings between the church and 120 Stanhope Street leading to the cloister door. Our main church and chapels are accessible, but our chancel has steps.

We have an induction loop; to receive sound from it, switch your hearing aid to the ‘T’ position.


Our Building

Grade II* listed Church (building ID 1290539).


Music and Worship

There are normally a number of concerts and recitals at St Alban the Martyr throughout the year.

Some are given by members of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and admission is free (with an optional retiring collection for the church).

We usually serve tea and coffee after these events in our adjacent church hall, St Patrick's Room.

However, all remaining concerts are cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

St Alban's Organ 2015

GREAT
Open Diapason 1 8
Open Diapason 2 8
Wald Flute 8
Octave 4
Principal 4
Octave Quint 2 2⁄3
Fifteenth 2
Mixture 19, 22, 36 III
Tromba 8
Choir to Great
Swell to Great
Great Pistons to Pedal Pistons

SWELL
Open Diapason 8
Stopped Diapason 8
Viole d'Orchestre 8
Principal 4
Mixture 15,19,22,26,29 V
Contra Bassoon 16
Trumpet 8
Sub Octave
Unison Off
Octave
Tremulant

CHOIR
Lieblich Gedeckt 8
Geigen Principal 4
Harmonic Flute 4
Nazard 2 2⁄3
Piccolo 2
Tierce 1 3⁄5
Tromba (from Great) 8
Sub Octave
Swell to Choir

PEDAL
Open Diapason (metal) 16
Bourdon 16
Principal (ext.) 8
Bass Flute (ext.) 8
Fifteenth (ext.) 4
Trombone (ext. Great) 16
Choir to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal

ACCESSORIES
Four adjustable thumb pitons to the Choir organ
Four adjustable thumb pistons to the Great organ
Eight levels of memory for all pistons
Four adjustable pedal pistons to the Pedal organ
Four adjustable pedal pistons to the Swell organ
(duplicating thumb pistons)
Reversible thumb piston Swell to Great
General Cancel
Lockable Combination "Set" piston
Balanced Swell Pedal
Manual compas: C – c 4
Pedal compass: C – f 1

If you are interested in joining the choir and experiencing the thrill of singing in this cathedral-like building and supporting the rich Anglo-Catholic liturgy each Sunday, or would like to find out more, please contact the Vicar Fr Gerry Sykes, Phone: 0121 440 0404, E-mail: [email protected]


Groups, Courses and Activities


Help for Visitors

Guided Tours
Guidebooks / Notes
Church Open

Other Features

We coordinate a small food bank based at St Alban's Church. Food is distributed to local organisations but there is no drop in food bank.

FairTrade

If you are interested in hiring our hall please use the "Get in touch" link at the bottom left of this webpage or email [email protected]