St Andrew, Presteigne

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Presteigne's Welsh name Llanandras, means the holy place of St. Andrew and there has been a place of Christian worship on the site since before the Norman Conquest. The present building is an outstanding medieval church with some remnants of the old Saxon and Norman structures remaining, and considered the finest in Radnorshire. Among the many treasures at St Andrew's is the beautiful Flemish Tapestry depicting the entry of Christ into Jerusalem which celebrated the 500th anniversary of its creation in 2010. The Victorian East Window is a particularly fine example of its type and there is a working carillon in the tower. Rising and curfew bells ring out from the tower every morning and evening - a tradition only rarely kept today. An extensive guide book is available.

The church is the main venue for concerts in the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts held over every August Bank Holiday. The Festival consists largely of music written by living classical composers.

There are, however, many other music and arts events held at the church every year - making the most of the building's remarkable space and superb acoustic.

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Rev Steve Hollinghurst
The Rectory
St. David Street
Presteigne
LD8 2BP
(01544) 267777

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Carol Service
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib Service
Suitable for the whole family. Shortened Carols with narration of the Christmas Story and placing the Crib Figures into the Church Crib. Very popular service - partly candlelit.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour
Christmas Carols
Midnight Communion
A traditional, Book of Common Prayer, Communion Service with Carols. Partly candlelit.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christmas Morning Family Service
A short, very informal Family Service on Christmas Morning - kids, bring one of your presents with you to show and tell!
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 11:15 AM for 40 minutes
Printer friendly list of events
Printer friendly list of events
Carol Service
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib Service
Suitable for the whole family. Shortened Carols with narration of the Christmas Story and placing the Crib Figures into the Church Crib. Very popular service - partly candlelit.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour
Christmas Carols
Midnight Communion
A traditional, Book of Common Prayer, Communion Service with Carols. Partly candlelit.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christmas Morning Family Service
A short, very informal Family Service on Christmas Morning - kids, bring one of your presents with you to show and tell!
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 11:15 AM for 40 minutes

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Incumbent: The Revd Preb Stephen HOLLINGHURST
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 10690
Archdeaconry: HEREFORD (181)
Deanery: KINGTON & WEOBLEY (18105)
Parish Legal Name: Presteigne with Discoed (180152 )
CofE Church Info: (618152 18/152)
Short URL: acny.uk/10690/
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The current editor is: Steve Hollinghurst

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This page was last updated on Thursday 17th November 2016
 
 
 
St Andrew : Broad Street, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AF

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